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Kandath Tharavad, Thenkurussi, Palakkad - 678 671, Kerala


Rooms 4

"The reason why Tharavad is regarded as a top quality heritage hotel in India is because a stay in here provides a true essence of village life of Kerala. It is located amidst the rustic village just outside the town of Palakkad and reminds one of the glories of bygone era. Situated far away from the bustling city life, it offers a calm and relaxing stay to one and all.

Hotel Detail Info -

Kandath Tharavad was first constructed in the year 1794 by the great-great grandfather of Bhagwaldas, Mr. Kuppavelan, who was a major landowner in old Cochin. It acted as the ancestral home for the legendary Kandath family. Situated right in the middle of lush rice paddies rural Kerala, the two-hundred year old building showcases elegance of traditional rural Kerala architecture.

There are only four guest rooms in Tharavad. All the rooms are very secluded and hence are ideal for honeymooners. The rooms are fully air-conditioned. All luxurious facilities are made available in these rooms. The tiled floors painted in elegant colors provide a luxurious setting to stay in.

The hotel staff ensures one gets the authentic taste of Kerala food on a stay in this heritage hotel of Cochin. The food is cooked using traditional Kerala cooking methods which one could enjoy on the terrace or lawn or in the dining hall or even in the comfort of their rooms. Best feature is Kerala seafood. 


List of Facilities
  • Airport/ railway station transfers
  • Power back-up
  • Air-conditioned
  • Internet
  • 24-hour hot/cold water
  • Telephone
  • Doctor on call
  • Laundry


  • Sight seeing
  • Excursion to Prambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Bicycle ride
  • Fishing
  • Cooking classes
  • House Boat ride
  • Yoga and Meditation
  • Dance and Music
  • Trekking
  • Ayurveda

Local Info

  • Distance From Airport

    85 Kms
  • Distance From Station

    15 Kms

Palakkad in Kerala is the seventh most populous city in the state. It is famous as the granary of Kerala. The backwater city is replete with extensive greenery, mist-covered hills and serene water bodies. The city is a mixture of Kerala and Tamil culture. Tourists come here to enjoy the local Carnatic music. Prambikkulam Wildlife Sanctuary is another major attraction here. It is the only city of India which is declared as fully Electrified District. All the houses in Palakkad have been installed with 24-hour electric power supply.