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Ideal River View Resort

Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, India

The Ideal River View Resort is a simple, though clean and comfortable property, located about eight kilometers from the historic city of Tanjore (Thanjavur), thus making it the perfect place from which to explore the fascinating local area.

At a Glance

  • A peaceful rural setting on a lazy riverbank

  • Restaurants serve organic rice, vegetables and fruits grown in the resort gardens

  • Indian, Continental, Chinese and Sri Lankan specialties served al fresco under Palm Trees or by the River Bank

  • Brahadeshwara temple is nearby

  • Darasuram Temple is nearby

Culture, History, Off the beaten track

Insider's View

Why not combine a journey to Tanjore with a rural escape in Chettinad.

Daniel Smith

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Ideal River View Resort or take a look at our itineraries to Tamil Nadu

Description

Tanjore is perhaps most famous as the center of South Indian art and architecture and as such, is a must-see destination on any cultural tour of Tamil Nadu. Dedicated a UNESCO World Heritage Monument, the Great Living Chola Temples of the city, especially the magnificent Brihadishwara Temple will no doubt be included during your visit. Other note-worthy sites include Saraswathi Mahal Library, which contains over 30,000 Indian and European manuscripts written on palm leaf and paper and also Vijayanagara Fort, complete with Palace and splendid Bell Tower.

The Ideal River View Resort is located on the banks of the Vennar River, in an idyllic setting a few kms from the hustle and bustle of the city. With just 20 rooms with either a private terrace or balcony, in two storey cottages, set in a mature woodland garden and with views over the river. It is a comfortable and peaceful property, with well-meaning owners trying their best to offer a friendly, quality service. It is simple but for those coming with the right attitude, it is an enjoyable stop.

The restaurant serves local cuisine using organic grown rice, vegetables and fruits grown in the garden. There is a swimming pool, mini golf course, and you can also enjoy Ayurvedic massages in the resort's hotel center.

Accommodation

The Ideal River View Resort offers 20 air-conditioned rooms in two storey cottages which are basic yet comfortable. Each room is equipped with modern amenities and has either a private balcony or terrace. The rooms are set in the a mature garden and offer privacy and seclusion.

Childcare

Children are welcome to come and stay at Ideal River View Resort. However, there are no specific facilities available for them.

Facilities

The hotel has a restaurant serving Indian Continental and Chinese cuisine as well as Sri Lankan specialties, using organic grown rice, vegetables and fruits grown in the garden. Other facilities include a swimming pool, mini golf course, billiards room, bike hire, and you can also enjoy Ayurvedic massages in the resort's health center.

Activities

Swimming, mini golf, billiards and cycling are all on offer at the Ideal River View Resort. The hotel offers a regular shuttle service into Tanjore, should you wish to explore independently. However Scott Dunn can arrange customized excursions such as to Great Living Chola Temples and the Vijayanagara Fort, to appreciate Tanjore's famous art and architecture.

Location & Directions

Tanjore, Tamil Nadu, India

Ideal River View Resort is located along the banks of Vennar a branch of river Cauvery, 3 kilometers from the center of Tanjore, Tamilnadu, India.

When to go

The climate in southern India shows only slight seasonal variations. Temperatures and humidity remain relatively high all year round. Rainfall is common at any time of the year and the Monsoon Season has only marginally more precipitation than at any other time.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Ideal River View Resort or take a look at our itineraries to Tamil Nadu

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