Your stay at fragrant nature is in a village backwater setting amongst authentic keralean culture and the Resort provides a tranquil haven to retreat to each day. While in the resort, you can relax undisturbed in your own private garden or rest under the shade of coconut trees with gentle breeze from the lake. You can take the cruise boat or a punt boat trip from our jetty at the end of the day and meditate peacefully as you watch the sun go down over the lake. You can also choose from our range of activities or day trips and make your holiday an adventure to remember.
Kerala offers a colorful palette of activities, festivals and day outs for all seasons. fragrant nature will help you put together a program to your tastes and interest so that you make the most of your stay with us.
A complimentary information pack is provided in each room which includes resources to help you know more about the local area and plan your holiday. This includes;
We also have a library of guide books and maps and our staff can help you with additional research. For those who would like to research by themselves, they can use the internet browsing facility at the library. We are happy to help you with advice on the local area and sight-seeing or any other assistance you may need with the information and bookings.
You can choose from a range of daytrip programs or activities and we can help organize them as you require.
For activities, fragrant nature arranges cultural shows and visits in the local area to see Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Bharathanatyam, Kalaripayattu and Classical Music. We can also arrange visits to see local small scale industries such as coconut processing and coir production, cashew processing and local hand-weaving. You can learn how to cook keralean food from our local house wife, (guide/interpreter provided) or go fishing on the lake with a local fisherman. Bicycles are available for hire if you want to explore the local area at close quarters.
If you want to see elephants, we are near Parippally and Bhoothakulam where there are many temple elephants and during the festival season there are opportunities to see full dress processions. It is also easy to arrange elephant rides and feeding elephants locally throughout the year.
These activities are chargeable.*
Suggestions: The following are some suggested day out trips and visits.
Numerous festivals and events are held throughout the year across Kerala. For information on events in Kerala, visit the Kerala Tourism website; www.keralatourism.org
For information about local events being held during your stay, ask our reception staff. They will be happy to help.