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IHCL announces the debut of amã Stays and Trails in Kerala, with seven Tea Estate bungalows in Munnar

Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL) South Asia’s largest hospitality company, has today announced the opening of a collection of seven heritage Tea Estate bungalows in Munnar in its amã Stays &Trails portfolio.

The seven original tea planters’ bungalows are located in the famous Kanan Devan Hills, on an estate spanning over 58,000 acres of lush plantations and thick forests. Munnar is known for its Breath-taking landscapes, pristine lakes, unending expanses of tea plantations, and blankets of mist. From trout fishing on the estate, hot air balloon rides, rounds of golf, or a visit to the tea factories and the Tata Tea Museum, guests can immerse themselves in the local culture. The cuisine at the bungalows reflect Kerala, Tamil and British influences through traditional family recipes passed down generations.

Sarabjeet Singh, Head – Expressions, IHCL, said:

amã Stays & Trails is India’s first branded homestay product. Our new additions in Munnar are in line with our vision for expansion to capture the growing demand for private stays. Munnar, with its breath-taking vistas and proximity to key cities offers travelers a unique and immersive experience of life in a tea estate. With the opening of these Tea Estate bungalows, amã steps into yet another new destination.

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Guests have two options to reach the bungalows in Munnar: one is a scenic drive from Kochi and the other is a helicopter ride to the exclusive helipads located on the estate.

amã Stays and Trails currently has a portfolio of 44 bungalows and villas with 14 under development.

Meanwhile, IHCL recently announced the signing of Vivanta Hotel, Ahmedabad, Vivanta Bengaluru Airport and the opening of Pilibhit House, an IHCL SeleQtions hotel in Haridwar. A few months ago, the group also announced the opening of Vivanta Thiruvananthapuram.

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