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A small guesthouse in the woods Wayanad  

Kenichira P.O, Sultan Bathery, Wayanad - 673 596. Phone: +91 487 2420556,  Mobile: +91 98471 78455, +44 70 3183 6701 (UK) Send us an inquiry
Pappy's Nest is a beautiful home stay with forest view, “Pappy’s Nest” is a modern bungalow with traditional Kerala architecture set in 12.5 acres of organic farm on the banks of a small river nestled within the lush green rain forest of Wayanad, you will dwell in perfect harmony with nature, pristine and waiting to be explored. The working farm, which practices sustainable / organic methods of farming has coffee, cardamom, coconut, areca nut, nutmeg, banana, pepper, ginger, paddy and many fruit plant cultivation. Staying at Pappy’s Nest is an excellent opportunity to enjoy the real Kerala experience in a fascinating location, with a caring people to look after you.
It is a special place, as it provides something different, especially for those who prefer a calm and quiet vacation within an environment of exquisite ecological beauty and never ending relaxation. Pappy’s Nest offers comfortable home stay accommodation in Wayanad. The food is homely and organic. Besides, interested guests get an exposure to organic farming and livestock development. The bungalow is spacious, independent and located facing the lush green Wayanad rain forest. The home stay offers limited accommodation (4 bedrooms) with attached dressing rooms and modern bathrooms. Bathrooms are provided with hot water with solar water heating. The bungalow is also with communal areas of sitting room, dining room kitchen, garden, verandah. There is also a common first floor living room with a balcony for forest view.
There is no air conditioning as it is not required, telephone and internet are provided. The rooms are well furnished with double beds, wardrobe, cupboard, satellite TV, table and chair. There are plenty of doors and windows which open on to the farm and garden allowing for excellent circulation of fresh breeze and fascinating views from within. The floor is finished in rustic finish tiles and ceiling in clay tiles. There is also a verandah finished in rustic tiles which runs around the bungalow. There is a separate cottage for driver accommodation.

Accommodation: Pappy's Nest offers four family suits comprising, Bedroom, Dressing/children room and Bathroom with hot and cold water

Common areas include: Ground floor living, Ground floor family dining, Kitchen, Servant's room, Store, Porch, Verandah, First Floor Living Room with Balcony

Facilities include: Driver accommodation, Satellite TV, Telephone & Internet
Food is definitely one of the highlights of Pappy's Nest and the cuisine is mostly local. Being a traditional agrarian household, lavish meals are more or less the norm and pretty much a way of life. All meals are included in the price. Meals are served in the family dining room or outdoors in the courtyard. Self catering facilities are minimal. We are glad to cater for any special diets if needed and also provide for vegetarian options too. In fact all meals are discussed with the guests. The cuisine is predominantly Kerlite with a strong local influence. Most of the dishes served are from farm vegetables and fruits, chicken, fish and occasionally other meats, supplemented with rice and rice based local breads like appam, string hoppers etc. Desserts are usually puddings, fresh fruits and some local treats.

As our home stay is set in an organic farm, guest can enjoy a morning walk in the farm, can participate in farming activities. As we practice mixed farming and intercropping, we are busy in every season.
with one or other activities. Coffee plucking, pruning, manuring, weed clearing, paddy and ginger cultivation are all there to give our guest a taste of rural life.
For bird watchers the farm offer ample opportunities for sighting kingfishers, woodpeckers, egrets, cormorants, herons, snakebirds, teals, etc. Generally in Wayanad forests, the best time for bird watching is during the spring or fall migrations when many different varieties of birds can be observed. During spring, large numbers of birds travel into Wayanad for nesting locations. The best time of the day for bird watching is early morning since the birds are more active and vocal and are easily spotted during the dawn. You can observe a variety of water birds in the beautiful water bodies of Wayanad. Apart from water birds you can also spot preying birds. Other popular varieties of birds that could be observed in Wayanad are singing birds of various colors and sizes.
Guest can enjoy the scenic beauty of tropical forest across the river from the bungalow or enjoy trekking in the forest. Wayanad trekking also presents stretches with different densities of wildlife. The major attractions while trekking in rainforests areas are the streams and waterfalls.
Chembra peak is a major spot in trekking Wayanad. Chembra peak has hills, rocks and valleys, and presents lots of adventure. It is the highest hill in Wayanad and is located close to Meppady town.

Do a wider sightseeing and exploration trip of the countryside. You get to enjoy the coffee plantations, paddy fields, canals and villages that blend into each other. Feel the mixed farming practices of the villagers.

  • Experience Live Stock Management practices of farmers.
  • But, if you are the kind who wants to just relax and cool off, sit on the verandah or under the trees and dream or observe the rural life or catch up with your reading. You could also star gaze into the clear pollution free night sky.
  • In the evenings can spend time by playing badminton in the courtyard or other indoor games or watching TV. We greatly welcome our guest to participate in cooking and have pleasure to share our flavours and traditions.
  • Camp Fire.
  • Visit to picturesque picnic spots including wild life sanctuaries, waterfalls, heritage sites etc.

Tariff on CP basis 2012 - 2013
Rooms 1st Jan - 14th Dec 15th Dec - 1st Jan  
5 Bedroom/5 bathroom bungalow with living and hall Rs 11250 Rs 16875  
Deluxe Double bedroom ensuite bath and dressing room Rs 2815 Rs 4500  
1 AC cottages Rs 3375 Rs 5065  
Extra Bed Rs 500 Rs 750  
Children under 10 will be free.      

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