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Family Resorts in Kodaikanal

Sterling Kodai Lake, ResortHoliday Home Resort, Lilly's Valley Resort, The Fern Creek, Zacs Valley Resort, Country Club Valley Vista, Kodai Resort, The Carlton, Sterling Kodai Valley Resort, Hill Country Kodaikanal.

To make your southern sojourn more memorable and to enjoy comfortable stay, look no further than these cherry-picked
resorts in Kodaikanal for family. For families that are looking for a break from their daily routine, hustle and noise of cities, these resorts are your best bet to make your hillside vacation special. Most of the resorts in Kodaikanal are located around the stunning Kodai Lake offering spectacular views of the hilly countryside.

Be it the charming English country-style Sterling Kodai Lake Resort, the hillside Fern Creek, the award-winning Kodai Resort, or JEM Valley, which is the only 7-star property, the choices of family resorts in Kodaikanal are endless.

The resorts here have great facilities to make you feel like home like multi-cuisine restaurants, cafes, juice bars, swimming pools, etc. Not only this, they even create customised activities like waterfall trekking, fishing, boating, horseback riding, guided chocolate shopping, etc. to leave you with amazing memories and endless hours of fun for the entire family.

Here is a list of family resorts in Kodaikanal:

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Sterling Kodai Lake Resort

One of the most popular resorts in Kodaikanal for family, this English country home-style resort is one of the best places to stay here. The resort offers 102 rooms and premium suites fitted with facilities like air-conditioning, sit-out areas, electronic safe box, mini-bar, etc. All the rooms look onto the beautiful star-shaped Kodai Lake and the resort’s landscaped gardens.

Location: 44, Gymkhana Road, lake View, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 4,300.

Activities & Amenities: In house bar and multi-cuisine restaurant. Fitness centre & spa. Indoor & outdoor activities like air hockey, ATV riding, bungee jumping, croquet, freego, land zorbing, etc.


Holiday Home Resort

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This resort easily has the best views amongst all the family resorts in Kodaikanal! Stunning views of misty hills, lakes, and valleys surround you when you opt to stay in the luxurious rooms and cottages here. The ambience is homely and you are assured of all facilities like LED TV, spacious living areas, in-room safe box, etc. here.

Location: Golf Club Road, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 3,500.

Activities & Amenities: In-house multi-cuisine restaurant. Activities like city day tours, boating, and cycling can be arranged on request.


Lilly's Valley Resort

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Established in 1982, this is one of the first and the finest resorts in Kodaikanal for family. Set amidst charming terraced gardens and thickets of fragrant eucalyptus trees, Lilly’s Valley offers British-style stone cottages with wooden interiors for stay.

The richly upholstered rooms like Nightingale Royal Queen Suite, Royal Twin Suite, and Blue Bird Royal King Suite promise to make your stay super comfortable with facilities like king-size beds, LCD TVs, etc.

Location: 17/178 Sivanandi Road, Tamil Nadu Hotel, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 4,700.

Activities & Amenities: Multi-cuisine restaurant with special dome-style seating. Activities like bonfire, music, horse riding, etc. are arranged on request. Gazebo for picnics and events.

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The Fern Creek

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Popular as one of the most scenic resorts in Kodaikanal for family, The Fern Creek is set on the beautiful Palani Hills offering great views of the lush surroundings. The resort offers luxurious Swiss tents equipped with a fireplace, LCD TVs, private bathrooms, lounging areas, and balconies to make your vacation memorable.

Location: No. 212/118, Fern Hill Road, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 5,600.

Activities & Amenities: In-house beauty salon. Multi-cuisine restaurant. Outdoor kids play area. Recreation room with library, home theatre, and fireplace. Activities like boating, trekking, and bonfire are arranged on request.


Zacs Valley Resort

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Perfect for those looking for a serene getaway into nature, this eco-friendly resort, amongst the best family resorts in Kodaikanal, is located amidst the lush national forest area, beautifully landscaped fruit & vegetable gardens and organic farms.

What’s better than waking up to birdsong and enjoying the comforts of luxurious valleys and stream facing villas! All the villas come equipped with LED TVs, king-sized beds, coffee makers, private balconies, etc.

Location: 5 km from Perumalmalai, Ganesh Puram, Pethuparai Via Perumal Malai Road Palani Piruve, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 5,400.

Activities & Amenities: Multi-cuisine restaurant, café & fresh juice bar. Walk-in bird park. Activities like night safaris, private dinner with bonfire, herbal tours, waterfall trekking, etc. are arranged on


Country Club Valley Vista

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With its luxurious valley facing rooms looking onto acres of pine forests, waterfalls, and lakes, Country Club Valley Vista is one of the best resorts in Kodaikanal for family to enjoy a serene vacation. The resort offers 36 rooms fitted with the best of facilities like room heaters, DVD players, and private balconies, etc.

Location: Prakasapuram Village, Senbahanoor, Tamil Nadu.

Price: Approximately Rs. 5,000.

Activities & Amenities: Open-air valley facing multi-cuisine restaurant. Trekking, local sightseeing, and guided chocolate-buying available on prior request. Children’s play area. Indoor games.


Kodai Resort

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This award-winning resort offers a luxurious stay without you having to burn a hole in your pocket. You can choose from around 50 cottages and colonial-style 2 BHK bungalows that have attached European bathrooms, a fireplace, and large living spaces offering beautiful views of the scenic Kodai surroundings.

Location: Coaker’s Walk, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 2,800.

Activities & Amenities: Kodai Ayurvedic Centre that offers treatments like Nasyam, Shirodhara, Abhyangam, etc. Open barbecue, Lawn parties, bonfire, and excursions to nearby attractions are arranged on request. Multi-cuisine restaurant. Beauty parlour. Kids play area. Indoor & outdoor games. Reading area and mini library. Private aviary with bird petting area.


The Carlton

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This is the only 5-star resort in Kodaikanal that’s famous for its British-style super-luxury Deluxe rooms, cottages, and premium suites all looking onto the beautiful Kodai Lake and pine forests.

You are assured of a comfortable stay as you enjoy facilities like huge lounge spaces, king-size beds, mini bar, guest workstation, and stationery, etc. The resort has manicured lawns with hammocks and picnic areas, making it a holiday destination within itself.

Location: Lake Road, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 9,200.

Activities & Amenities: Boat club. Kids play area and outdoor games. Gym, spa, and steam room. Jacuzzi. Beauty parlour. Library. Activities like horse riding, trekking, etc. are arranged on request.


Sterling Kodai Valley Resort

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Located in a charming valley and forests of birch, oak, and pine trees, this huge 108 room property is one of the most beautifully architectured resorts in Kodaikanal for family. It has a leaf-shaped room block, lotus-shaped business block, and dome-shaped rooms looking onto the scenic surroundings.

The rooms are minimal yet contemporary offering the best of facilities like room heaters, mini bar, LED TVs, huge balconies, etc.

Location: Attuvampatti, Pallangi Road, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 3,600.

Activities & Amenities: Amphitheatre. In-house bar & restaurant. Fitness centre & spa. Indoor & outdoor games. Library. 3D movie theatre. Activities like a bonfire, day & night jeep safari, trekking, etc. are arranged on request.


Hill Country Kodaikanal

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Also known as ‘Green Pastures’, this is one of the most picturesque resorts in Kodaikanal for family. Its lush pathways, lush thickets, and gardens with flower beds look straight out of a picture postcard. Its colonial-style stone cottages offer a regal ambience and unmatched hospitality. They are done tastefully and offer facilities like private balconies, LED TV, safe box, wardrobe, etc.

Location: Arackal Road, Attuvampatti, Kodaikanal.

Price: Approximately Rs. 5,200.

Activities & Amenities: Games room & library. Two restaurants and a coffee shop. Badminton & volleyball courts. Duckpond. Activities like a bonfire, hiking, boating, horse riding, etc. are arranged on request.

People Also Ask About Kodaikanal

  1. What are the best Kodaikanal resorts near the lake?

    1. Kodai Resort: Minutes away from the scenic Kodai Lake, Kodai Resort is spread over 2-acres of sheer natural beauty. Amongst the most popular resorts in Kodaikanal for families, it offers luxurious and comfortable cottages and villas fitted with the best of facilities.

    2. Le Poshe by Sparsa: This eco-friendly resort offers luxury lake facing villas for an amazing stay. The resort is popular for its delectable cuisine, modern facilities, and warm hospitality.

    3. Hotel JC Grand: Minutes away from Kodai Lake, the resort offers Deluxe and Premium rooms amidst stunning surroundings and views.

    4. Jem Valley: This grand 7-star resort is popular not only for its uber-luxurious suites and cottages but also for its striking Kodai Lake views from its location on a hillock.

    5. Benzz Park Kodai: This resort promises excellent hospitality matching international standards. Its proximity to the Kodai Lake makes it amongst the top places to stay in Kodaikanal.
  2. Which are the best honeymoon resorts in Kodaikanal?

    1. Great Trails Kodaikanal: One of the most scenic resorts in Kodaikanal, this is popular with honeymooners. Its timber architecture, lush gardens, and romantic ambience make it one of the most popular resorts for honeymoon.

    2. Sterling Kodai Valley: Whisk your loved one into the secluded Kodai valleys where you just have the undulated nature for company. Take long strolls amidst the quaint gardens here and enjoy candlelit dinner at the in-house restaurant.

    3. La Flora Highland Paradise Resort: Ranked amongst the top resorts for honeymooning couples, La Flora makes your time special with cakes, decorations, and candlelit dinners. Not to mention its rooms with great views of the hilly countryside.

    4. Kodai Homestay: Perfect for budget travellers, Kodai Homestay has a warm and friendly ambience along with comfortable rooms. All the rooms look onto the beautiful Kodai surroundings and offer great sunrise and sunset views.
  3. What are the best resorts in Kodaikanal with a swimming pool?

    The Tamara Kodai: This is amongst the few family resorts in Kodaikanal with a temperature-controlled pool. The poolside bar and lounge let you savour undulated views of the lush surroundings.
  4. What are the amenities provided in the family resorts in Kodaikanal?

    Family resorts in Kodaikanal offer facilities like:

    - Free Wifi
    - Free parking
    - Room service
    - In-house multi-cuisine restaurants, bar, and cafes
    - Doctor on call
    - Childcare services
    - Room heaters
    - Safe deposit box, mini-bar, refrigerator Indoor and outdoor games
    - Activities like forest trekking, boating, bonfire, horse riding, etc. are arranged on prior request.
  5. Are family resorts in Kodaikanal safe?

    Yes, absolutely. All the resorts in Kodaikanal for family are professionally managed to make your stay safe. They are run by experienced people and have all day round security at their premises and facilities in the rooms like a safe deposit box, etc. to keep you and your belongings secured.
  6. Is it compulsory to make a booking in advance for resorts in Kodaikanal for the family?

    If you are visiting Kodaikanal in the peak season, it is advised and a must to make an advance booking to secure a room. During the non-peak season, most of the resorts in Kodaikanal for family can be booked on the spot
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