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Rajakkad Estate

Western Ghats, India

A lovely, intimate, cosy hotel hidden in the hills of Tamil Nadu in south India, offering a traveler their own secret hideout and a perfect world to explore.

At a Glance

  • Lovely, small boutique hotel offering something more personal and tranquil

  • Paradise for bird watchers

  • Walk up the river through rocky landscape and visit a nearby coffee plantation

  • A cosy and homely retreat, enjoy the joys of simple living

  • Incredibly old and traditional, charming and warm


Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Rajakkad Estate or take a look at our itineraries to Tamil Nadu


Rajakkad Estate is a lovely small, boutique styled hotel high above Dindigul with awe inspiring views. It's beautifully located in Palani Hills in between lush green forests, surrounded by coffee estates.

Originally built in the 18th century more than 250 yrs ago, it's more of a home than a hotel. Deeply influenced by the local Keralan architecture, it is a combination of simplicity and comfort. The hotel has been built with a lot of care and ensuring that the nature has been kept in complete harmony. Being home to many different species of birds, it is a bird-lover's paradise.

The building comprises a library, beautiful gardens and all rooms open onto quaint courtyards.

Lie in your hammock, feel at one and complete with nature, it is truly a place for those looking for complete relaxation and peace of mind. Alternatively, walk in the coffee estates, visit a nearby village temple festival or take an excursion to nearby temple town, there's plenty that can be explored.


There are 7 spacious bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. All the rooms open onto the courtyard and the garden giving it a very open and spacious feel. Great attention to comfort has been paid providing quality linen, comfortable mattresses, luxurious quilts making it a simple and lovely experience.


Children are welcome to come and stay at Rajakkad. One child can be accommodated in parent's room for an extra charge.


Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool and al fresco dining (depending on the weather) can be arranged in the dining area or the jungle. Breakfast and dinner are included in your package. Lunch can be arranged for couples and families. The hotel offers a lovely mix of South Indian and Mediterranean cuisine.


Walking trips can be arranged in the nearby coffee plantations. Day trips to Madurai & Trichy can be arranged. Bird watching Walks. Day treks in nearby hills, jungles and villages.


Sightseeing to Madurai, Trichy can be arranged. Babysitting can be arranged at an extra cost. During the winter season enjoy yoga classes with the resident yoga teacher.

Location & Directions

Western Ghats, India

Rajakkad is situated in Central Tamil Nadu's Dindigul's district in South India, in the forests of Palani Hills, surrounded by coffee estates easily accessed by road or by air.

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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