The family resort
The cosy resort is on the banks of the River Periyar. It’s situated very close to the Salim Ali bird sanctuary at Thattekad, Kerala. The Malayatoor forest reserve is located right across the river. This tranquil place is best suited for nature lovers, bird watchers and wild life enthusiasts.
The relaxing zone
There are eight well-appointed air-conditioned rooms with Cable TV, Wi Fi, Coffee maker, Intercom, Attached bathroom, Individual Balcony with River view.
The rooms overlook the river & across the river are the beautiful forests!! Watch the elephants drink water in the evenings on your lucky day!!!
Indulge in the fun
OutdoorFor those who would like to engage in outdoor activities, we have a baby pool/splash pool, shuttle badminton court, basketball net, a children’s play area, library etc. We can arrange for Bonfire, Cycling, Kayaking, Forest trekking, Boating and Swimming in the river, a Jeep safari to the forests, a visit to the Salim Ali bird sanctuary & Bhoothathankettu Dam. A rooftop covered party area facing the river is perfect for small gatherings.
IndoorWhen you have had your fill of the beauty of nature or it is a day you have decided to lounge around and relax indoors, there is no better place than the play area. The table tennis facility, the carrom board, chessboard or you name it, we will provide you the same. Enjoy the game with mouth smacking snacks that the chef will conjure up for you like pakodas with steaming masala tea or snacks of your choice.
- Family picnic/family trekking can be arranged in the resort's own private property wherein even small kids can participate.
The bird sanctuary has a rich and varied bird life.Rare birds like the Crimson-Throated Barbet, Bee-eater, Sunbird, Shrike, Black winged Kite, and the Night Heron are commonly sighted here. The Ceylonese frog-mouth which had disappeared from the Kerala forests was re-discovered in the forests at Thattekad a few years ago.
Thattekad located near Kothamangalam in Ernakulam on the northern bank of the Periyar River, is an interesting place for trekking .While trekking through the forests one comes across a large variety of exotic and rare birds.
Boating facilities are twofold. You could get your boatman to fetch you from the boat jetty at the resort for a wonderful trip watching the forests and the village life goes by. or go on a trip to the Bhoothathankettu dam.
Cycling on the roads and village lanes is a pleasurable activity especially in the early morning with the chill in the air.The fresh air,the views of the river and the quietude makes rides with friends and family an enjoyable outing!! The resort provides bicycles free of cost to the guests through their stay.Children can cycle inside the resort and its estate in the annexe.
Nature is at its best for walks during the cool months of october to january.The rainy season makes the land fresh and green. The resort provides for private walks in its private estate where kids can learn too by identifying different species of plants,spices etc. During an unhurried river side walk and a picnic at the estate one can unwind from the STRAIN of work and the city in the togetherness of family and friends.
Your Family Hotel
Dhanyasree Nadiyoram is a sister concern of Dhanyasree, Munnar a seventeen year old Family Hotel with a proven track record.
Thattekad, a tiny silent village on the banks of river Periyar is famous for migrant birds of different varieties. It is not for nothing that the world-famous Salim Ali bird sanctuary is located there. Thattekad is a paradise for bird watchers, with its scenic beauty, Hillocks, wooded mountains, and the beautiful and bountiful Periyar flowing through it. It is about 1 ½ hours’ drive from Kochi with the proposed four-lane traffic, shortly materializing making it less. A large number of buses ply every day from different centers to Thattekad and nearby places.