Greeshmam Resort, Lakkidi, Wayanad
Greeshmam Resort is a Hill Resort located at Valley View, Lakkidi in Wayanad district of Kerala. It is on the top of the ghat section adjoining Calicut-Ooty-Mysore-Bangalore and Wayanad-Bangalore highway. This place is a slice of heaven in Kerala. The physical location is such that people coming to the above mentioned places can easily come to Wayanad and can have a Pleasant stay in Greeshmam Resort. The Resort is at a height of 3000ft from the sea level and it seems as the sky and the earth is meeting at this point. Staying in the resort is like being in the heaven and looking down to earth. All the seasons in the year is suitable to visit here.
Journey to Greeshmam, Wayanad
The etymology of the word Wayanad is Vayal (paddy) Naad (land); 'Land of Paddy Fields'. There are many indigenous tribals in this area. It is set lofty on the majestic Western Ghats with altitudes ranging from 700 to 2100 Metres above mean sea level. The Entrance to Wayanad from Calicut is with Lofty peaks, gurgling streams and luxuriant forests add magic to the journey up the winding roads to this hill station. On the way, you can see a large Fichus tree bound by a chain. It is believed that a priest chained the soul of a "Adivasi" youth, who guided a British Engineer through mountain terrain into Wayanad. The British Engineer killed Adivasi to take the credit of discovery of the way. The climate and geographical location of Wayanad allows the Resort to remain beautiful and greenery throughout the year. It is a referred as a slice of heaven in the land of "God's Own Country".
Greeshmam resort includes well designed Deluxe and Non A/c rooms and all the rooms are facing the beautiful view of the valley. The climate is such that air conditioners are not required throughout the year. If you open the window of your room, the greenery and spice scented breeze fills your mind with pleasure. Free accommodation is provided for children below 6 years without extra bed. The room is designed with minimum furniture to increase the space inside the room. Colour Television with all international and national popular channels is included in the package. Hot water is available throughout the day in the bathrooms. Laundry service is available in the resort. Room service is available round the clock. The room charges are affordable for all classes of family and it ranges from Rs 1500 to Rs2000.
Restaurant and Conference hall
The Deluxe Gateway Restaurant serves the real South India favorites in the morning or to pamper your taste buds with the best of delicacies prepared to perfection by master chefs - whether Malabari, North Indian, Tandoori, Mughal, Chinese, Continental. Even the taste of the Coffee you drink remains for a long time on your taste buds. If required, food is also served in the room.
The vast landscaped lawn is providing for conducting parties. It is conveniently positioned in open air stage and can accommodate more than 100 guests. This lawn is suitable for receptions, parties and function. There is also a mini Conference Hall which can accommodate 200 people.
Greeshmam Reort is well known for their fine quality of service. They do exclusive Kerala hospitality. Taxi facility is available in the resort for sightseeing and picnic. The restaurant serves all Malabar delicacies and all special Kerala foods. Laundry service is also available in the resort. The Open Air stage equipped in the hotel is best for organizing parties and gatherings. All facilities for the party are provided by the hospitality tea available in the resort. Medical assistance and room service is available round the clock.
Greeshmam arranges sight seeing visit to the tourist places in Wayanad. It is known as the the land of spicy hils. Pookot Lake is a natural fresh water lake surrounded by rich greenery. You can do Boating, can see the Fresh water aquarium or can enjoy the scenic view of the surrounded beautiful forest. You can do shopping of handicrafts and spices here. You c Sentinel Rock Watern is a three step water fall of more than 200 m. in height. The view from the top is really heartbreaking. Banasura Dam is the largest earth dam in India. Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad which is at a height of 2100mtrs above mean sea level. In Meenmutty Water Fall Water falls to a depth of more than 500metres in three steps. You can see a school called Kanavu which is for the tribal people of Wayanad. The tomb of Veera pazhassi Rajah Pazhassi Memoria, the Lion of Kerala, who mobilized the Kurichia tribe and fought against the English company is also located here. ou can see the ruins of the ancient Jain Temple at Panamaram and Sultan Bathery. Those who loves adventure is suitable for this location. The forests, peaks and water falls - the scope for adventure tourism is a speciality of Wayanad. Tea, Pepper, Coffee, Ginger, Cardamom and Cocoa – plantation are spread throughout Wayanad.
Greeshmam Resort is 83 kilometres away from Calicut airport. The nearest railway station is Calicut junction which is 56 kilometres away from the resort. Roads are well connected to the resort. Buses are available throughout the day. Luxury buses and Volvo buses are available from all major south Indian cities to Calicut.
Valley View, Lakkidi – 673576,
Phone: +91-04936 – 255716
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