Westwood Riverside Resort Munnar
MSA Road, Moolakadai, Munnar, Kerala 685612
Munnar is a town in the Western Ghats mountain range in India’s Kerala state. A hill station and former resort for the British Raj elite, it's surrounded by rolling hills dotted with tea plantations established in the late 19th century. Eravikulam National Park, a habitat for the endangered mountain goat Nilgiri tahr, is home to the Lakkam Waterfalls, hiking trails and 2,695m-tall Anamudi Peak.
Located 7 km from Munnar Bus Stand and 4.9 km from Tea Garden, Westwood Riverside offers restaurants, spa, gym Ayurveda studio, and recreational activities. Westwood Riverside is a 3 star property, located amidst picturesque surroundings in Munnar. Situated on MSA Road, the resort lies close to Munnar Bus Stand. Tea Garden, Tea Museum and Mt. Carmel Church are roughly a 10 minute drive from the resort. Guests are offered well equipped 41 rooms divided in 3 room types, namely Deluxe, Executive Riverview and Honeymoon Deluxe, all rooms having Tea Garden / River view along with contemporary comforts for a modern traveler. Each room has been thoughtfully designed and fitted with required amenities. Ideal for leisure travelers, this resort makes arrangements for various recreational activities like kite making, glass painting, campfire and video games. During their stay at the resort, guests can also enjoy night safari, jeep safari and elephant ride.
How to Reach
By Air: - The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport, which is 110 kilometres away by road.
By Train : - The nearest railway station from Munnar is at Aluva, which is at a distance of 110 kilometres from Munnar.
By Road: - The Kerala Road transport runs regular buses to Munnar, One can take Private taxis also to reach at Munnar.
1. Tata tea museum
Tata Tea Museum is located at the Nallathanni estate and the museum has curios and photographs that traces the growth and evolution of tea plantations in Munnar right from the tea sapling to an automated tea factory where it is processes. The Museum is a fitting tribute to the efforts put on by the initial planters in transforming one of the most popular hill stations and the epicenter of tea trade in Kerala : The entry fee to the Tata tea museum is Rs. 75 per person and you can enjoy a free cardamom tea along with the demonstration of the history of tea in Munnar.
2. Pothamedu View Point
You can watch the beauty of the Munnar mist that is engulfing the green hills from Pothanmedu View point.The drive to the Pothamedu ViewPoint takes you over an old bridge and narrow roads and the views during the drive is also very scenic. You should try to sip the hot tea from the tea shop near the view point to enjoy the feel of Munnar to the full.
3. Attukal Waterfalls
Attukal Waterfalls is a must go tourist spot in Munnar where you can view a waterfall amidst hills and jungles. The waterfalls are at a nice location between Munnar and pallivasal and the road to reach itself is so beautiful.There is a narrow bridge through which you can drive your car and watch the falls but this is slightly risky as there are potholes in the bridge. There’s a small tea shop cum view point near the falls from which one can have a close look at the falls and sip a hot cup of cardamom tea.