A superlative spa, set amidst a lush forest.

Spa at Niraamaya Retreats Cardamom Club, Thekkady

The spa-on-stilts at Niraamaya Retreats Cardamom Club, channels the beauty of the forest and the cardamom plantations through its settings and leverages Niraamaya’s wellness heritage with its immersive therapies and massages. John Muir (who earned the monikers ‘John of the Mountains’ or ‘Father of National Parks’), an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, and glaciologist, […]

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Floating over a forest canopy in a verdant green oasis

Niraamaya Retreats Cardamom Club, Thekkady

Niraamaya Retreats Cardamom Club’s mountain-view cabins are designed to embrace vistas of Thekkady’s enchanted forest and emerald green hills. From within the segmented wood-and-glass encased tree-top cabins of Niraamaya Retreats Cardamom Club, Thekkady, the view stretches over lush wilderness punctuated by spice plantations. These mountain-view cabins are as much about the intense green outdoors as […]

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Neelakurinji turns the ‘Blue Mountains’ a shade of purple once every 12 years.

The ‘blue mountains’ or Nilgiris will don a purplish-blue look come August. The rare phenomenon occurs once in 12 years when the legendary flower Neelakurinji blooms for a few months. The best way to experience this natural visual extravaganza? With us at Niraamaya Retreats’ Cardamon Club, Thekkady.    Hordes of travellers make their way every spring […]

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