The Windermere Estate
Munnar, Kerala and South India, India
A picturesque retreat set on a cardamom plantation surrounded by the tea-growing hills and dramatic rainforest of the Western Ghats, the Windermere Estate offers a haven of tranquillity, the perfect retreat from which to unwind and breathe in the pure mountain air.
Each of the spacious rooms and cottages are set in the verdant gardens of the estate, all with spectacular views of the valley, mountains or tea-clad hills. There are garden rooms with valley or garden views, cottages with valley views and a Planter’s Villa. These are decorated with wooden beds and wooden floors, no fans or air conditioning is required here due to the breeze.
At The Windemere Estate, enjoy continental, oriental and Indian cuisine at The Barn and The Hut. Please note no alcohol is served at The Windemere Estate, you are welcome to bring your own. Walk through the cardamom plantation and the tea plantations or explore the steep mountain of the Western Ghats.
How To Book
How do I talk to a specialist in India holidays?
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Why use our specialist service?
Our travel specialists provide a personalised service to tailormake your dream holiday. Within our experienced team we have visited most of the properties we feature and will be able to give you expertise and specialist knowledge from our first hand experience. You will be offered a direct telephone number, so you are able to speak to the same specialist from the time you pick up the phone until your documents are sent out.
Do I have to travel on certain dates and only do the itineraries suggested?
No, we tailormake all our holidays and subject to availability you will be able to travel on any date. The itineraries and holidays on our website are for inspiration and are suggestions only, you can change any aspect according to your personal requirements and available spend.
How far in advance should I book my holiday?
Many customers are under the illusion that booking late secures the best prices. This is often not the case and it is advisable to book early especially if travelling in peak seasons such as Christmas, Easter or school holidays. Many hotels and airlines actually offer special “Early Booking Offers” so you are able to secure the best price early on.
I don’t know what board basis to book. Can I eat out locally, should I consider All Inclusive?
It's always a difficult decision to make before you travel. Call one of our destination experts, who will be happy to advise you on local restaurants and prices you can expect to pay in resort.
What can I do when I get there?
There are many excursions, activities and highlights that are not to be missed out on, whilst in the country. Please contact our experts for advise on whether to prebook these before travel.
What financial protection do you offer?
When booking through Western and Oriental, if your flight is delayed or cancelled due to bad weather or you have a problem in resort it is our responsibility you are taken care of. We offer a 24 hour emergency number to assist with any issues you may have in resort and all of our flight inclusive holidays are financially protected through ATOL bonding for your protection.