It’s time your Kodai staycation is taken up a notch! Step inside the luxurious colonial property of Tamara Kodai and experience the amalgamation of art, nature and heritage. The property dates back to 1840, when it was owned by British District Judge, Mr Baynes. Back in the days it was among the few built in the vicinity. Baynes Bungalow, as it was also known as during 1840, was later owned by Father Louis Cyr in 1860. He renovated and reopened the property with the name, La Providence. It was then used as a resthouse for priest of Nagapattinam.
Today, it been restored keeping in mind futuristic decor standards while also not letting the olden charm fade away. The property has everything that will convince you this is luxury redefined. With miles and miles of lush hills enveloping it, the Tamara Kodai is perched at an elevation of 6,500ft above sea level. The colonial interior of all its 53 suites coming with huge balconies will turn your escape into a dreamy one. The staff is good with kids, so you can leave them at the creche without having to worry about a thing.
La Providence, the all-day dining restaurant, is nothing less than heavenly for the foodies. Bistro 1845 is another spot for your appetite. The restro-bar serves mouth-watering Asian, Indian and European dishes. Tamara Kodai strives to promote eco-tourism and goes extra mile to preserve the surrounding. With this initiative, you truly have the best of both world, raw beauty of nature and comfort of luxury. Simply go for a short walk, cycle through or go trekking in the forested area around.
Just a day in Tamara Kodai will refresh you from within, this monastic retreat is yours to keep in the beautiful chapters of life.
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