Wake up to the mesmerizing views of Periyar

Sterling Thekkady makes for an ideal getaway destination from the bustling city life. Nestled amidst the Idukki’s charming mountains, it falls in close proximity to the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary and Tiger Reserve. Known for one of the largest elephant and tiger reserves in the country, the sanctuary is home to many unique fauna of the region which includes Nilgiri Tahar, Travancore Flying Squirrel, Nilgiri Marten, Stripe-Necked Mongoose, Sri Lankan Frog Mouth, Black Panthers etc. 

Offering absolute tranquility the resort features 83 luxurious rooms and suites with mesmerising views of the Idduki hills. The large, well-appointed conference and meeting facilities and a rooftop pool offering expansive views of the beautiful landscape and reminds of the quick break out options. The place offers a diverse range of nature-filled activities, whether you have a thirst for adventure or just looking for a serene experience. 

From trekking, to plantation tours, rafting and bird-watching to exploring the stimulating scents at spice markets of Kumily, there are tons of things to indulge in Thekkady. Experience nature in every form with Sterling Thekkady.

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How to get there

The closest airport is in Madurai, which is around 150 km away. The resort can arrange for transfers on request.

The nearest bus station is at Kumily which is 2 km away. The resort can arrange for transfers on request.


The nearest railway station is at Kottayam. All the trains to Thiruvananthapuram go via Kottayam. The resort can arrange for transfers on request.


Resort Facilities

  • Baggage Storage
  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Coffee Shop
  • Elevator
  • Gift Shop
  • Holiday Activity Centre
  • Laundry
  • Multi Cuisine Restaurant
  • Parking (complimentary)
  • Swimming Pool
  • Spa
  • Travel Desk
  • Valet Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Free Wi-Fi

In Room Amenities

  • Umbrella (on request)
  • LED Television
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron and Ironing Board (on request)

In Room Amenities

  • Mini Fridge
  • LED Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Tea Coffee Maker

Activities and Experiences

  • Arts n Craft
  • Board Games
  • Bullock Cart Rides
  • Carrom Board
  • Karaoke
  • Library
  • Night Jungle Trek
  • Picnic
  • Playing Cards
  • Treks n Trails
  • Enquire about the chargeable resort activities at the Front Office


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Classic Room

Comfortable furnishing, contemporary décor, compact, yet functional.

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Privilege Suite

Well-appointed and spacious rooms with superior facilities.

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Family Suite

Take comfort to a whole new level as you stay in this spacious apartment.


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Guest Room

Guest Room

Comfortable furnishing, contemporary décor, compact yet functional


Dining at Sterling Thekkady is nothing short of a scrumptious experience. With myriad choices in global cuisines and an unmatched ambience, there is everything that one can relish. Unwind over many regional and global specialties, at an unhurried pace.

Catch the setting sun behind the hills of Idukki from our sprawling Rooftop, perfect for a romantic candlelit dinner. Enjoy fine cocktails, gourmet delicacies and sweet nothings as you dine under a million watchful stars.

Need a quick, refreshing break? Head straight to our Coffee Shop at the lobby where you enjoy freshly brewed coffee or tea along with delectable munchies.

For lazy morning breakfasts to late lunches or dinners, 'Cinnamon' our all day dining multi-cuisine restaurant is perfect for everyone, whether you're travelling with your family or friends or even a casual outing with your colleagues.

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Be it Meetings, Reunions, Weddings, Conferences or any other Events, Sterling Thekkady is the ideal choice.

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