Surrounded by cardamom bushes, pepper vines and lingering in the scents of clove, cinnamon,ginger and nutmeg at Thekkady in Idukki, Kerala, India, is the heavenly destination of Carmelia Haven Resorts. This resort is situated close to the village of Vandanmedu, which is a half hour drive from Thekkady along the Thekkady - Munnar road. Vandanmedu boasts of being the world's largest producer of cardamon..
The mountain road travels through series of stunningly beautiful landscapes. Carmelia Haven,greets you onto a drive way, past the reception building, a handicrafts store, the leisure area and a couple of suites. Guests can lounge on the wrought iron furniture placed at a gazebo on a manicured lawn.
The resort's multi cuisine restaurant, built with a stone façade and a thatch roof,is a place were the guests are treated with finger-licking dishes. Lay back and enjoy the welcome song by the birds, shy squirrels scurrying into the underbrush, the seductive scents of clove,cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, the tender ministrations of branches bearing oranges, mangostene,jackfruit, rambuttan, butterfruit, papaya and rose apple.
Carmelia Haven offers Tree Houses, which are built with wood on solid stilts and is set among the canopy of trees. Residing high above, at a great height is definite to bring out the adventurous streak of the guests. Carmelia Tree Houses offers a spectacular view of the plantation below from the balcony. The tree houses offers elegant rural themed furnishings and the state of the art amenities.