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Sinna Dorai's Bungalow - Valparai

A Rustic & Innate Stay In A Tea Estate

Rating4.7(128)
Iyerpadi, Valparai
Stays > Tea Estate
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OffbeatA truly hidden and local experience
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BasicEconomical options for the backpacker
Experience a taste of authentic plantation life at one of Sinna Dorai’s three bungalows: a charmingly unhurried world without WiFi, infinity pools, television, and mile-long buffets. Welcome to a bygone era where people had time for each other. Venture out on a bracing morning walk with just the birds for company; perchance, have a serendipitous brush with wildlife in their habitat; partake of a lazy afternoon tea in the wide sunny verandas; savor delicious plantation home fare that is served wi show more

A photo walkthrough

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Your Property
It's an endless space of plantations, greenery, hills and wildlife and mostly, serenity.
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Tea Trails
See the mystery unravel right before you that goes into making a cup of tea.
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Sublime Interiors
Nothing fancy is going on with your rooms. It has been kept very basic even without Wifi & TV. If you want to connect with nature, this is the best chance.
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In The Wilderness
Chat with the local conservation experts over the area's famous animals; go out for a drive under the starry sky; grab a pair of binoculars to see out for bird-watching.
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Picnic Time
Set foot on a pre-arranged trail with a delicious picnic hamper that my staff will pack for you.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Nature's retreat in a tea plantation.
  • Venture out on a bracing morning walk with just the birds for company.
  • A lazy afternoon tea in the wide sunny verandas.
  • Have a serendipitous brush with wildlife in their habitat

Where is this?

  • The bungalow is situated in the Anamallai Hills, a mountain range in the Western Ghats.
  • The name "Anamallai" derives from the Tamil/Malayalam word 'Ana' meaning elephant and 'mallai' meaning hill.
  • It's an endless space of plantations, greenery, hills and wildlife and mostly, serenity.

With whom?

  • You'll have an independent cottage in a shared property.

You get

  • All three meals will be served.

Things to remember

  • Any of the activities, they come at an extra cost.

Something unique

Stay disconnected from the maddening of the crowd and noise with over 500 acres of sprawling tea plantations!

Tips from insiders

  • Plan for a soothing picnic with your own concierge service.
  • Monkey falls, Balaji temple, Sholayar dam, Chinna Kallar, and Grass hills are some good destinations nearby.
  • Tea trail is a basic thing that you definitely shouldn't miss out on.
  • Have a chat with local conservationists in the area.
  • A scenic night drive here is beyond dreams!