Amritara Shalimar Spice Garden - An Amritara Private Hideaway
Murikkady PO, Kumily - 685 535, Kerala
Tel: +91 4869 222132; +91 4869 223232

Fact Sheet

Accommodations: 22 rooms and cottages with sit – out areas, each unique in its own way, spread out across the property. Interior design of each room & cottage are tastefully furnished.

  • Pool Villa (02 Rooms) are stand-alone with luxuries & spacious. It allows maximum privacy and provides the view of cardamom plantation.  These accommodations have private balcony with garden, where the couple can enjoy the Romantic Candle Light Dinner.
  • Elegant Cottage (11 Rooms) accommodations are stand-alone, large and spacious with sitting area and private verandah. It also has view of the garden.
  • Elegant Room (09 Rooms) accommodations are located in the garden and these are in two blocks. Each block has three / four rooms.

All the accommodations are fully furnished with room heater, Wi-Fi connectivity, Tea / Coffee maker, direct dial telephone and toiletries. 

Food & Beverage 

Falling Leaves : “Falling Leaves” is laid out with antique Kerala wooden furniture and natural stone tables. The décor imparts a homely air to the place. The staff, easily accessible, works hard to please your palate. The chef conjures up excellent Italian, Continental, Indian and Kerala cuisine.
Timings: Breakfast – 07:00 to 10: 30 Hrs., Lunch–12:30 to 15:00 Hrs. & Dinner–19:00 to 22:30 Hrs.

Red Lounge: The Red Lounge is an ideal place to kick back and relax with a drink, while watching the crackling fire in the fire place.
Timings : 11:00 – 22:30 Hrs.

Swimming Pool: The swimming pool and surrounds transport you into another world seemingly untouched by man.

Nature: Shalimar is the perfect place to be, for you to get closer to nature.  The pace of life here is so easy and peaceful that even the birds and the butterflies do not seem to be in a hurry.  The lush foliage of the coffee, cardamom and other spices plants surround the cottages.  The gentle mountain stream meanders through the property and a wooden bridge built over the stream connects the resort to the outside world.  The lush foliage of the coffee, cardamom and other spices plants surrounding the cottages provide privacy for each cottage.

Teertha Ayurveda Spa: Shalimar Spice Garden provides the perfect environment and the facilities to rejuvenate your mind and body. There are qualified ayurveda doctors and well-trained masseurs, both men and women at the resort. Ayurveda Doctor recommendations, the treatment is carried out for specific ailments if any. therapy, signature baths and scrubs are a testimony to our inherent need to continuously innovate, that is what makes Teertha Ayurveda Spa a truly unique experience.

Yoga: Shalimar Spice Garden also has much to keep our guests entertained and occupied. Yoga sessions are conducted by a professional instructor.

Library: We have good collection of books available at our library.

Cultural Events: Most evenings are spiced with Kerala’s classical dance, instrumental music and other performing arts.  The events are planned when we have majority of our rooms filled for a good audience.

Destination: Thekkady, the ‘eastern gateway’ to Kerala, full of dense green vegetation, heady scents of spices, panoramic view, lakes, evergreen forests, herds of elephants and birds. This thick forest, interspersed with plantations. The wild life come together in perfect harmony to make Thekkady a right destination for nature lovers.  Periyar Tiger Reserve nestled in the southern Western Ghats mountain ranges of peninsular India, Periyar Tiger Reserve is the oldest and largest Protected Areas of Kerala (777 sq. km.).  Predominantly an evergreen biotype with great scenic beauty and rich assemblage of flora and fauna, Periyar epitomizes the opulent ecological and cultural diversity typical of tropical rain forests.  People oriented and park centered community based eco-tourism is the hallmark of Periyar Tiger Reserve.

In & Around Thekkady

In-house Spice Plantation Tour
Natural Walk & Green Walk
Boarder Hiking
Cloud Walk
Boating at Periyar Lake
Bamboo Rafting at Periyar Lake
Bullock Cart Ride
Elephant Ride
Spice Plantation Visit
Chellar Kovil Water Falls
Tea Factory Visit
Jeep Safari
Gavi Tour
Vantage Views

Packages & Offers

Full Board Ayurveda Package
Honeymoon Package
Summer & Winter Packages

Additional Services

Guest Service Desk
Travel Desk for sightseeing, travel booking, transfers etc.,
Currency Exchange
Taxi Service (Charges Apply)
Laundry / Dry Cleaning (Charges apply)
Special Dietary Meal (upon request with advance information. Charges apply)
Bouquet & Flower Arrangements (upon request with advance information, charges apply)
Doctor on call (charges apply)