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The Pimenta-Spice Garden-Bungalows-Cooking Holidays

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The Pimenta is small and just four one bedroom standard garden bungalows that can accommodate 8 people comfortably set up in a campus having six acres of land with lot of trees spices and coffee. A perfect balance between intimacy and privacy The property is conveniently located on a...
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Haritha Farms | near Vazhalulam, Kadalikad 686670, India
43.9 km to Kochi Airport
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a wonderful experience I had when I took a week-long cooking class with Jacob here! This spot, amidst a restored forest, is absolutely beautiful. Jacob took me on trips throughout the area, including rubber-making estates, truck-painting shops, local restaurants, waterfalls, and much more. Couldn't...More

Thank llgbarry
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Our stay with Jacob was almost completely positive, and I would not want the 4 stars to discourage you. We booked the 3 night program. It may seem expensive compared to other activities in Kerala but the value for money is fantastic. Jacob picked us...More

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 3 April 2018

I opted for a 7 day stay with cooking. The focus is on preparing the dishes. All ingredients are prepared (weighed, prepped, ...) so you can concentrate on preparing the meal. In general we prepared 5 to 8 recipes per lesson. The cooking is generally...More

Thank Koen D
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Tucked away into the hillside near the town of Thodupuzha in Kerala, is a very unique surprise for your learning pleasure and enjoyment. At this homestay we found the facilities exceeded every level required to provide a superb experience in cooking and cultural engagement. Jacob's...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stayed at Pimenta for the third time this February. Despite being away for 13 years we were greeted as old friends by Jacob and it was a joy to spend the last three days of a Kerala trip here: great company and simply delightful...More

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US$73 - US$102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Rooms are assigned"
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"all the rooms are up steps as the site is sloping but if you call ahead help will be at hand"
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"Select the room at the highest altitude if you are physically fit"
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"The place for a one-on-one cooking experience of note."
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