Things to do

Walks – You can choose from walking around the Farm amongst the various crops, walk down to the backwaters of the reservoir, or meander along the country roads above the property.

Bird Watching – A wide variety of birds can be seen within the grounds of Amaryllis, in addition to which, a number of Water Birds can be found on backwaters of the Karapuzha Dam.

Treks – For the more adventurous, a trek to Chembra Peak can be arranged.

Swimming Pool  The black and grey rectangular pool has been created to blend into the natural surroundings. In-pool seating and loungers help you relax as you take in the view in between your laps of the 45×20 ft pool.

Farm Tour – Get a firsthand experience of a day in the life of a planter. Enjoy nature and learn about the various flora and fauna of Kerala.

Edakkal Caves & heritage museum – A ten minute drive away is one of the wonders of the Wayanad. The Rock Etchings in these Caves date back to the Neolithic Period – between 5000 to 10000 years old. The Caves are a 15 min drive from Amaryllis, & the half hour uphill walk to the base of the caves is well worth the effort.

Muthanga Wildlife Park  A forty five minute drive takes you to a wildlife sanctuary that allows morning and evening tours. You could spot Elephant, Leopard, Bison, Bear, Sambhar, Wild Dog, Deer, Peacock and even the elusive Tiger.

Tholpetty Wildlife ParkA 90 min drive takes you to the other Wildlife Park in the Wayanad. En route you could visit the ancient Thirunelli Temple situated in the Brahmagiri Hills. 

Banasura Sagar Dam  An hours drive takes you to the largest earth dam in India, and the second largest of its kind in Asia. In the dam’s reservoir there is a set of islands that were formed when the reservoir submerged the surrounding areas. The islands with the Banasura hills in the background provide a spectacular view. Boating facilities are available.

Jain Temple – A 9th century Jain Temple in Sultans Battery, presently under the Archeological Survey of India, is a heritage site. It is built in the Vijayanagara architectural style, and was used by Tippu Sultan as his Battery, and hence the town derived its name. (earlier called Ganapathivattam)

Chembra Peak – Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad, at 2100m above sea level. From Amaryllis, we can see Chembra in the distance. It is part of the Wayanad hill ranges in Western Ghats, adjoining the Nilgiri Hills in Tamilnadu and Velarimala in Kozhikode district in Kerala. Chembra peak is accessible by foot from Meppady. Permission from the forest office in Meppady is required for trekking up to the Chembra peak.

Tribal Village – A visit to a Tribal Village in the vicinity could be arranged.

Other local attractions include, Pookote Lake, Soochipara, Meenmutti and Kanthampara waterfalls.

View-from-Amaryllis