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The Pimenta-Spice Garden-Bungalows-Cooking Holidays

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Haritha Farms near Vazhalulam, Kadalikad 686670 India See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Free Parking
Pool
Room Service
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

We stayed in the farm last december for a short three day period. Actually we only had those few days in between flights and wanted to feel a little bit of real kerala life style. This was a great pick since Jacob is like the...More

Thank sarnevet
Reviewed 11 July 2018

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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Description
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 ...More balance between intimacy and privacy The property is conveniently located on a corridor connecting North to South and East to West in Kerala with accessibility to public transport, airport, bus station and railway stations . Taxis are also easily available to reach there or leave from there . Round the year for the exit and entry has no hinderances . Rooms have private veranda, hot water and ceiling fans . . All our rooms have insect proofing nets on windows and doors .The food served at The Pimenta is vegetarian. Vegan option also available WE offer different programs to the guests who would like to experience our property ranging from kerala rural experience to kerala cooking holidays. We can also to be at help to design a suitable travel itineracy for you beyond our property and only glad to share our experience in logistics and knowledge about the state . Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$69 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
India > Kerala > Ernakulam District > Kadalikad
Number of rooms
4
Price range
US$69 - US$97 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
India > Kerala > Ernakulam District > Kadalikad
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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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