Mountain Shadows Wayanad presents an enchanting location for newlyweds to bask in their love amidst the serene hills and lush greenery of Wayanad. This luxury resort is designed to offer couples an exclusive escape into tranquillity without compromising on modern comforts or indulgences. Known as one of the most coveted honeymoon destinations in Wayanad, Mountain Shadows showcases impeccable amenities, personalized experiences, and staggering views that make it stand out above others. In this article, we will explore the various amenities and experiences offered by Mountain Shadows Wayanad resort.
Wayanad: The Perfect Honeymoon Destination
Wayanad, a picturesque destination located in the southern part of India, offers honeymooners an alluring combination of nature, culture, and romance. The scenic beauty of Wayanad is defined by its rolling hills, luscious green forests, sparkling waterfalls, and pristine lakes creating an idyllic atmosphere for couples in love. With tranquillity reigning supreme throughout the region and time seeming to stand still away from city life’s chaos provides an ideal ambience for relaxation and intimacy.
Wayanad’s delightful climate is one of its best features. Its hills are always cooled by refreshing breezes that make it a fantastic spot for couples who want to escape from the humidity and heat of lower elevations. In addition, the area’s vast tea and coffee fields, wildlife reserves, and quaint villages offer an excellent opportunity for nature lovers. Moreover, tourists can find plenty of ancient temples, traditional crafts, and friendly hospitality in Wayanad; all the elements they’ll need to create unforgettable memories. Honeymooners seeking an unforgettable romantic getaway cannot resist the pull of Wayanad. This destination offers a picturesque landscape filled with tea plantations, dense forests, and serene lakes. It’s also home to numerous natural wonders like waterfalls and wildlife reserves that add a touch of adventure to every honeymoon activity.
Why Choose Mountain Shadows Wayanad for Your Honeymoon?
The Mountain Shadows Resort boasts a location that is undeniably the primary factor contributing to its appeal as the ultimate choice for honeymooners. While exotic destinations such as Bali or the Maldives often steal the spotlight for their breathtaking island topography, Mountain Shadows offers something unique. Situated amidst a dense green forest, the resort sits on a private peninsula, accessible only after a scenic 3 km journey through the lush greenery. This tranquil location offers an unmatched sense of peace and seclusion, a rarity among properties in South India.
The resort’s breathtaking views are awe-inspiring, spreading in all directions and leaving visitors spellbound. From the moment honeymooners step foot on the property, they are welcomed with exemplary service that rivals some of the most popular honeymoon resorts in the world. With all of these exceptional features, Mountain Shadows stands at par with the best and is undoubtedly a honeymoon destination that is second to none.
Coming to the most popular suites among honeymooners in Mountain Shadows, Pool Villas and Jacuzzi Villas top the list. On top of all the amenities that the property offers, there are a lot of tiny details such as arranging honeymoon cakes, candlelight dinners, room decoration, couple massage bed decoration, and more in a Mountain Shadow signature style that puts the property one step above most others. These honeymoon inclusion services are completely customized for the guests with utmost luxury.
What are some of the special honeymoon packages or deals Mountain Shadow offers?
Mountain Shadow provides multiple special packages for couples, and there certainly is a package that everyone can choose based on their budget. The Embrace Love In Luxury package and Experience Togetherness package are the 2 most preferred among honeymooners in the property. However, there are other family packages to choose from as well as an option to book a room of the customer’s preference and add any additional services as per their liking.
Accommodation Options at Mountain Shadows Wayanad
There are mainly three types of accommodation offered at Mountain Shadows. They are:
What makes all these 3 villas peculiar is the unique view that they offer in the midst of a dense forest to the Banasura Sagar Dam. It is a breathtaking waterbody that encapsulates all the beauty and glory of the Western Ghats. A private balcony is available on all the individual cottages on the property, making it even more convenient to enjoy the scenic beauty of Vythiri.
The best part about each of these villa structures is that they have been carefully and consciously constructed to blend in with the natural terrain of the location, without breaking the natural ecosystem. This was a very strict and conscious decision taken from the inception of the property. One instance is the use of thatched roofs for all the cottages.
A private infinity pool is something that isn’t common even among the most high-end branded resorts. Mountain Shadow’s Romantic Private Pool Villa is popular among all those who are fans of the infinity pool because of the magnificent view of the Banasura Sagar Lake and the lush green forests.
Besides all the perks of the geographic location in which Mountain Shadow is placed, the property is well equipped with services like prompt room service, WiFi, indoor gaming, interactive session with the chef, cooking demonstration, nature walk tour, cycling, Yoga & meditation sessions, and more. To know more about some of the additional services you can have at the property, read about the experiences offered in Mountain Shadows.
Facilities at Mountain Shadows
From leisure activities to healing to self-care and fitness, the property has it all. Here are some of the facilities in Mountain Shadows that you shouldn’t miss:
- Infinity Pool
- Indoor Games
- Multi-Cuisine Restaurant
- Traditional Ethnic Tea-Shop
- Pool Bar
- Ayurveda Center
- Yoga Platform
- Turf And Basketball Court
- Kids Playing Area
- Conference Hall
- Travel Assistance
Dining Options at Mountain Shadows
Mountain Shadows hosts a multi-cuisine restaurant and ethnic tea shop at the property for the guests. The restaurant is open at all times and a buffet spread is available across all meal times. If the guest wishes to have a candlelight dinner, that will also be arranged and served in a private space. The traditional tea stall is set within the resort to serve guests who take a short walk and would like to indulge in some tasty local snacks and hot evening tea. Although the property doesn’t offer a bar facility, the guests are free to carry and consume alcohol in the room, but not in the public areas.
Romantic Activities for Couples in and Around the Resort
Here are some of the activities for couples in and around the resort:
- Nature Walk
- Yoga and Meditation
- Wayanad’s Cultural Art Performances
- Tea Tasting
- Cooking Demonstration
- Plant a Tree
- Wildlife & Bird Watching
- Romantic Candlelight Dinner
- Family Theme Dinner
- Honeymoon Cake
- Couple Massage
- Room & Bed Custom Decoration
These are popular among our guests and there are more activities that couples could indulge in at the resort when they visit.
Exploring Wayanad: Places to Visit During Your Honeymoon
Wayanad is a paradise for nature lovers and honeymooners. The region is blessed with a rich diversity of flora and fauna, stunning waterfalls, serene lakes, and ancient temples, all of which make it a popular tourist destination. Here are some of the top places to visit in Wayanad during your honeymoon:
- Chembra Peak: Located at an altitude of 2100 meters above sea level, Chembra Peak is the highest peak in Wayanad. It offers breathtaking views of the surrounding hills and valleys, and a heart-shaped lake located midway up the peak is a must-visit spot for couples.
- Banasura Sagar Dam: The largest earth dam in India, Banasura Sagar Dam, is a scenic spot located amidst lush greenery. The dam offers boating and trekking opportunities and is an ideal spot for couples looking for some adventure.
- Pookode Lake: A natural freshwater lake surrounded by lush green forests, Pookode Lake is an ideal spot for couples looking to spend some quiet time together. Boating and picnicking are popular activities here.
- Soochipara Falls: A stunning three-tiered waterfall located in the midst of lush forests, Soochipara Falls is a popular spot for couples looking for a romantic getaway. The falls offer opportunities for trekking and swimming.
- Edakkal Caves: These ancient caves with rock engravings dating back to the Neolithic age are a popular tourist attraction in Wayanad. The caves offer a glimpse into the region’s ancient history and culture.
- Thirunelli Temple: Located amidst the lush green forests of Brahmagiri hills, Thirunelli Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple’s stunning architecture and serene surroundings make it an ideal spot for couples seeking a spiritual experience.
- Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary: Located on the foothills of the Western Ghats, Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary is home to a rich variety of flora and fauna. Couples can take jeep safaris or nature walks to explore the sanctuary’s natural beauty.
- The best time to visit Wayanad is from October to May when the weather is pleasant and ideal for outdoor activities. To reach Wayanad, the nearest airport is Calicut International Airport, which is well-connected to major cities in India. The region is also well-connected by road and rail. Couples can opt for guided tours or a private cab to explore the region’s tourist attractions.
Tips for Planning a Honeymoon at Mountain Shadows Wayanad
The rains at Vythiri, Wayanad isn’t something like a continuous heavy downpour like in most other places. The rainy season is a beautiful time to be at Mountain Shadows for couples because of this. The months from June to September are a great time for the ones who prefer to experience this rainy climate on the property. In fact, we have a surge in honeymoon couples at the property during this time of the year who wants to enjoy this romantic season. People who travel during vacation times usually prefer the months from March to June too. Others also prefer the season from October to March for casual family trips as well.
Another aspect to keep in mind while travelling to Mountain Shadows is the option for airport pickup & drop-off. Guests can get packages that are inclusive of airport pickup and drop-off at their convenience. If the guest has their transportation sorted, they just have to pick a package that doesn’t include this service. If you are planning to travel to Mountain Shadows with your loved ones, feel rest assured that you have been covered. The customer experience team will answer all your questions and plan the best holiday for you.