The Tamara, Kodaikanal
Surrounded by forested hills, this charming resort in a 19th-century property that used to shelter priests is 55 km from NH183.
Airy suites with Colonial furniture feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screens, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. All have living areas, and furnished balconies that provide hill views. Room service is rendered 24/7.
Complimentary breakfast and dinner buffets are served in a quaint restaurant that prepares international food. A French-style bistro/bar with stone walls and wood beams offers European and Asian dishes. There’s a recreational room, a spa, and an outdoor pool with a kids’ section and a bar, plus parking.