SaffronStays SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate - Coffee Estate Near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate - Coffee Estate Near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu

Quick Takeaways


  • How about you ditch your daily morning ritual of sitting in your living room, sipping coffee and head to a coffee estate near Kodaikanal instead? If this sounds like an idea, SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate is where you should be.

  • Engulfed in a 35-acre organic coffee plantation, take an assisted tour of the estate where coffee is not just grown using rainwater harvesting but also roasted. 

  • Run by third generation of coffee growers, the coffee estate was established with a single goal: To enjoy an exceptional cup of coffee with friends while protecting the environment.

  • Choose from over 200 books stacked in the library here. Experience the much-needed quietude with people who you vibe with. Enjoy a leisurely trek in the estate and plan a picnic by the stream. De-stress by playing with the 2 adorable pet dogs in the lawn.  

  • Birdwatchers, keep your binoculars handy and be ready to spot around 30-40 species of birds. You may even spot a herd of elephants, bison or mouse deer as you trek through the woods.

  • Meant for the thinking souls who love to sit back and enjoy reading a novel while enjoying their cuppa, this 3-bedroom vacation home is draped with climbers and surrounded by flowering plants. Right choice when all you want to do is nothing...

  • Relax in the gazebo with a cup of freshly brewed coffee and admire the striking views of the lush green mountains with fog as the icing on the cake. Our friends had a tough time trying to move us from here. 

  • Enjoy healthy home-cooked meals prepared using locally sourced fresh ingredients. Try out South-Indian style dishes as well as Mixed Veg Gravy, Veg Biryani, Chicken Biryani and Chicken Fry with your group in the dining area. 

Nov 2019

Stay - 9/10 Food - 9/10 Hospitality - 10/10 Staff - 10/10 Ambience - 10/10 The property was great and met the expectations. John and his team made the stay very comfortable and took care of all our needs. Thank You looking forward to visit again. : )...

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General
  • Television
  • WiFi and Internet
  • Air Conditioner
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Swimming Pool
Food and Drinks
  • Breakfast included
  • Only Vegetarian or Jain Meals
  • Meals provided at extra cost
  • Meals included in Tariff
  • Self Catered
  • Meals not provided
Social
  • Child friendly
  • Elderly Friendly
  • Pet Friendly
  • LGBTQ Friendly
Other
  • Alcohol Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Genset
  • Parking Available
  • Accommodation For Driver
  • Towels and Toiletries
  • Inverter
Occasions
  • Pre Wedding Photoshoots 43
  • Proposal or Anniversary or Babymoon
  • Small Weddings
  • Sundowners
  • Anniversary Celebrations
  • Milestone Birthdays
  • Corporate Offsites 52
  • Strategic Meetings
  • Day Events and Kitty Parties 57
  • Birthdays and Celebrations 59
  • Clubbing
  • Adventure
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife
  • Dining
  • Nature
  • Theatre Or Films
  • Historical monuments
  • Street food
  • Geographical wonders
  • Beach
  • Places of worship
  • Amusement park
  • Museums and Art
  • Business District
  • Transit
  • AVAILABLE
  • BOOKED
  • SPECIAL RATES
  • UNAVAILABLE
* In case a date does not have text inside it, it means default rates of the property apply OR status is "Available"
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SaffronStays Recommends

- Take an assisted tour of the organic coffee plantations where coffees are not just grown using rainwater harvesting but also roasted
- Enjoy a leisurely trek in the estate and plan a picnic by the stream
- Birdwatchers, keep your binoculars handy and be ready to spot around 30-40 species of birds. You may even spot a herd of elephants, bison or mouse deer as you trek through the woods.
- Destress by playing with the 2 adorable pet dogs in the lawn

About the Home

How about you ditch your daily morning ritual of sitting in your living room, sipping coffee and head to a coffee estate near Kodaikanal instead? If this sounds like an idea, SaffronStays Nandanvan Estate is where you should be. Meant for the thinking souls who love to sit back and enjoy reading a novel while enjoying their cuppa, this is an ideal weekend getaway in Tamil Nadu.

A 3-bedroom vacation home near Kodaikanal, it is engulfed in a 35-acre organic coffee plantation. Draped with climbers and surrounded by flowering plants, the villa is ideal when all you want to do is nothing… Relax in the gazebo and admire the views at this weekend getaway in South. With vibrant furniture, vintage showpieces and colourful paintings, its living area exudes a homely vibe. Enjoy delectable South Indian meals with your group in the adjacent dining area. Choose from over 200 books stacked in the library here. Experience the much-needed quietude at this weekend getaway near Bangalore with people who you vibe with.

Visit the serene Kodaikanal Lake and Silver Cascade Falls, which are both just 15 minutes from the villa. The Kurinji Andavar Temple is half an hour from the villa. With weather that’s pleasant all through the year, it’s true when they say there’s no right time to visit the right place!

Please Note

Guests can avail a tour of the coffee plantation
Two bedrooms out of three have ensuite bathrooms

Meal arrangements

We provide healthy home-cooked meals prepared using locally sourced fresh ingredients. We recommend trying out our local chef's South-Indian style dishes as well as Mixed Veg Gravy, Veg Biryani, Chicken Biryani and Chicken Fry.
Fish and mutton dishes (subject to availability) can be served at an additional cost which is payable at actuals onsite.

Click here to view the sample menu.

Meal Charges Breakfast and Dinner (₹) All Meals (₹)
Adult - Veg8001000
Adult - Non Veg10001200
Children - Veg400500
Children - Non Veg500600

These are all charges Per Person, Per Night (Excluding GST)


Accommodation

You can enjoy a picnic by the stream. You may also set out exploring the woods as the weather is cool and pleasant through out the year.

No, you cannot book just one room. You would need to book the entire home.

No, driver accommodation is not available.

Free parking is available onsite. There is parking space for 10 cars.

Others

Yes, we do allow events/shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval.

There is a caretaker onsite.

Yes, we do allow unmarried couples. They should both be adults and should have with them government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in.

Absolutely, but all guests have to be adults and government-approved Photo IDs that clearly show the address must be provided to the caretaker during Check-in

Room specifics

Our bedrooms have lovely queen-sized beds. All our mattresses have mattress protectors.

Yes, we provide toiletries like soap, shampoo, toilet paper, towels etc.

Our home is surrounded by greenery and it is cool throughout the day. Our home is not air-conditioned but all the rooms have been furnished with fans.

No, there is no WiFi available. Network connectivity is a little patchy, however, Vodafone network works best.

Yes, we have a backup genset in case of rare occasions of power failure.

Food and Beverages

We offer simple home-cooked meals.

Yes. In case you would like the caretaker to cook a special dish, you can pay him for the actuals and cooking, cleaning fee on site, in cash. Please note that this will be subject to availability of ingredients.

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits.

Payments

A Guest is entitled to a refund of 75% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 15 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM). A Guest is entitled to a refund of 50% if he/she cancels the confirmed booking upto 7 days before the Date of Check-In (before 1 PM) If the Guest cancels within 7 days of the Date of Check-In, he/she is entitled to no refund.

Unfortunately, there is no option for part payment. Guests are required to pay 100% of the payment before check-in.

Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.

All additional payments (such as extra meals, pet charges, etc.) will have to be paid to the caretaker onsite in cash at the end of your stay. In special circumstances, we do accept these payments through PayTM.

Security deposit is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out.

Things to do

There is a river nearby and the house is engulfed in coffee plantations you may want to take a tour of. You can also visit Kodaikanal town. The estate has multiple trails, where the guests can trek.

Yes, there is a river nearby. You can reach there using the trails.

House Rules

Given the location of our home, playing loud music is allowed within limit and during specific time/hours.

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the home. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.

Check-in time at 1 pm and check-out time is 10 am. Please note that check-out timings are strict as we need to ready the rooms for our next booking. Guests are requested to respect the timing of other guests as well. In case you wish to check in a little early or check out a little late, do inform us at the time of booking. Additional charges will be applied.

As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.

Guests are strictly prohibited from crossing into neighbouring properties under any circumstances. We request our guests to respect the privacy and personal space of our neighbours.

Safety

There is no watchman, but a caretaker is present onsite through out the day.

Yes, we do have a first-aid kid onsite.

The villa is well lit up. There is enough lighting even in the surrounding areas i.e lawns, grounds.

No, there are no CCTV cameras installed on the premises.

How to get there

While roads connecting to the property are good, guests are advised to check the road and weather conditions before leaving for a road trip. Our home is cool and breezy round the year, so you could visit at anytime.

Take a bus to Kodaikanal from your place and get down at the forest check post bus stop. Then take a local cab to the estate.

Stay and accessibility

After crossing Perumal Malai village travel 6kms to forest check post from the bus stop. Turn left to Palani and travel 4kms to reach Perutu Parai village. You would find the Nandavan Estate board on the left before entering the village.

Yes, our home is child-friendly.

No, our home is not senior citizen friendly.

No, our home is not wheelchair accessible.

No, this is not a pet-friendly villa.


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Normal capacity (per Room) 2
Extra People allowed (per Room) 0
Num of Rooms 3
MAXIMUM CAPACITY 6
Security Deposit (per Room booked) 3000
Check In 1 PM
Check Out 10 AM
Cancellation Policy Strict

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