Thalathoor – Kasargod Homestay
- Type : Heritage Plantation House
- Kerala / kasargod stay
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The Thalathoor heritage is a homestay in Bekal nestled between dense areca nut plantation and a 5 minute drive from the banks of Chandragiri River. Thalathoor House is a charming homestay in Kasargod, with its traditional swimming pool (Kolam), gnarled old trees and aura of peace and tranquility of a bygone era. Built with age old vedic architectural methods (vastu shastara), this heritage homestay blends in beautifully with its tropical surroundings.
The Thalathoor Heritage is probably the only homestay in Kerala that has annual Theyyam performances. The homestay is also equipped with a sustainable vegetables garden that helps promote an organic lifestyle. The vision of Thalathoor Heritage is an eco-friendly home where mind, body and soul are nurtured in harmony with the land.
This Kasargod homestay has 2 bedrooms with attached bathrooms and the tariff ranges from Rs.3500 to Rs.6500/- for one bedroom per night. This is inclusive of all the meals. Extra bed is charged at Rs.1000 and children under the age of 11 can stay for free.
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Rooms 2 rooms
There are 2 AC rooms with great views. These rooms reflect an understated, classic elegance with rich fabrics and a timeless ambiance. With traditional dark wooden roof and antique furniture, both the rooms at this heritage homestay feature a bed, writing desk, and a bathroom with separate shower and bath. All the rooms at the Thalathoor heritage are non-smoking. There is also a fully functional kitchen for the guest to use. Laundry service is also provided though the guest are free to use the washing machine in the laundry room if they wish to do their own laundry.
Food South Indian, Continental and local cuisine
This Kasargod homestay provides a complimentary choice of a Continental or a South Indian breakfast, prepared with love and care by the hostess, Mrs. Shymala Nair. She will take you on a culinary journey through her age old recipes. You can treat yourself to dishes which are unique to this area which are passed on through generations. Cooked with garden fresh vegetables and local produce, she will try and provide you with an authentic and mouth-watering culinary experience.
Hosts Mrs. and Dr. KK Nair
Thalathoor heritage house was rebuilt in the early 1900’s and is home to members of the Kodoth family. The family lineage here dates back more than 200 years. This heritage home has lovingly been converted into a pioneer eco-friendly homestay by the Nair family which includes Dr. K K Nair, Mrs. Shyamala and Mr. Vijay Nair.
Suggested Activity #1 Bekal Fort and Beach at Kasargod
This is largest fort of its kind in Kerala and is the crowning glory of Kasargod. This imposing fort at Bekal is one of the largest and best preserved forts in Kerala. Just 15 km away from the Thalathoor Heritage, this 300 year old majestic fort went on to be one of the main forts of the great “Tipu Sultan” also known as the grandfather of projectiles. Build around the beautiful expanse of the shallow beach of Kasargod, this is a great spot to have a relaxing day at the beach. Being listed as a World Heritage site, the beautiful fort and beach are among the best maintained tourist locations of Kerala.
Suggested Activity #2 Anandashramam
This is one of the major touristic spots of the Kasargod district. An ashram dedicated to Universal Love and Service! Situated about 25 km south of the Thalathoor heritage, Anandashramam was founded in 1939 by Swami Ramadas. This ashram is dedicated to Universal Love and Service. The main ashram and other buildings have a beautiful setting in the midst of shady mango groves and a few coconut trees. There is a hill to the east of the ashram, great popular spot to meditate with peace and tranquillity. A great place to go to quench ones spiritual thirst.
Suggested Activity #3 Nityananda Ashram
This Ashram is located about 20 km south of the Thalathoor heritage. This ashram was founded by Bhagawan Nithyananda, who was one of the greatest Yogis of modern times. He was a silent Yogi, who communicated through eloquent silence. He taught no one through words, but his whole life itself was a teaching. He never preached or gave lectures. He spoke rarely, but he was a universal teacher. It is believed that the great Mahatma Gandhi came to him to seek guidance. It is a well-known fact that, after meeting with Bhagawan Nithyananda, Gandhiji introduced the historical “Quit India movement”. He also coined the “Do or Die” slogan to support the movement in the year 1942.
Suggested Activity #4 Ananthapuram Lake Temple
Ananthapuram Lake Temple is believed to be more than 1000 years old and is the only lake temple of Kerala. Situated on the top of a hill, not too far from the town of Kasargod, the temple rests in the lake Ananthapuram and is believed to be guarded by a crocodile called “Babia” who is meant to be the protector of the temple. The idol inside the temple has been made with a unique blend of Ayurvedic herbs.