Aanavilasam Luxury plantation house on 7 acres of private estate. (Just 8 km from Thekkady, Periyar wildlife sanctuary). It is surrounded by a pristine Cardamom and Pepper plantation. Owned by Salim Pushpanath a photographer and publisher in Tourism.
Aanavilasam Luxury Plantation House is ideal place for a plantation stay as well as to see how the spices are grown, harvested and processed. A small, friendly village, where one can see and visit typical Kerala-style homes, is within walking distance.The Private Pool Villas is set to ignite the comfort of stay in the 900 square feet spaces featuring a private swimming pool and all necessary home comforts surrounded by lush tropical garden and natural landscape. A open veranda captures the essence of the Aanavilasam outdoors with sunlight and caress of tropical breeze. This design functions to offer the advantage of the plantation view from all rooms,. enjoy the breathtaking view from the pool deck of your luxury Pool villa, or take a romantic walk through the spice plantation.
Guest access our lobby area and the library, Ayurveda center, Cow byre, Dining area, spice gardens.
Our hostess will be available at the premises round the clock.
Aanavilasam is a seven acre cardamom and pepper plantation. A popular feature offered to our guests is a guided tour around the plantation with informative comments on the cultivation and harvesting of these important spices.PASHU VILLA
(House of Cows)
Guests are welcome to visit our new cow byre.
This purpose-built building, apart from its stylish design, is intended to be a hygienic and cow-friendly structure, with bright internal fittings and an efficient waste processing unit.COOKERY DEMONSTRATION
Learn to cook one authentic Keralam dish in the cooking demonstration class organized by the Chef. The classes are designed to suit the guest.AYURVEDA
Ditch the drugs. They might promise you miracles, but the effects, most times, would only be temporary. There are no quick-fix methods to getting fit. You have heard it before, but Ayurveda is a long-lasting solution to mental and physical fitness.BIRDS
For lovers of our feathered friends, Aanavilasam is blessed with some of the most exotic and colourful birds to be found in the region. Many of the rarer species are regularly spotted around the plantation.
Children not allowed in the pool villas, smoking allowed on the terrace or open space.
Hi, I am Salim Pushpanath a photographer and publisher in Tourism. Published 23 books on different subjects on India.
I was young when I entered into business. Starting from scratch, my ambition was to excel in all my endeavours. With hard work and determination I am emerged as a highly successful entrepreneur, publisher and an outstanding photographer.
Founded by me, Dee Bee Info Publications is a leading producer of tourism related, illustrated books. The company, with its sizeable turnover, has a worldwide distribution network.
I have a thorough knowledge of the tourism industry, regularly attending international travel fairs at home and abroad. Many reputed names in the travel and hospitality professions have contracted me to produce their business brochures incorporating his excellent photography.
It is photography that remains my passion. Specialising in subjects such as wildlife and nature, he has published more than sixteen titles of my own.
These books include Unseen Kerala, Romancing Kerala, South India, Flavours of Kerala, Syrian Christian Favourites, Flavours of the Raj, Yoga, Indian Spices, Indian Herbs, Ayurveda, Spectacular Homes of Kerala, Unseen India, Unseen Kerala, Ayurveda Cooking and others.
Aanavilasam Luxury Plantation House is my latest venture.
Aanavilasam Luxury Plantation House is a 7 acres of private estate. (Just 8 km from Thekkady (Periyar wildlife sanctuary) It is surrounded by a pristine Cardamom and Pepper plantation.
I am a frequent traveller and my plantation house run by my friend Mrs.Pirkko Paxton, she always available at the property itself.