Sample rural Kerala at its best – off the tourist trail and in an area of outstanding beauty and drama lies Mavady Hills, a pioneering plantation that offers a vintage stay with relaxed local informality. We offer guests an opportunity to relax in total privacy and make the experience their own: explore the spectacular Mavady hills and connect with your surroundings, share precious time with friends and family, and indulge in the finest local produce. We provide the setting and the required level of service… which just leaves you to make the memories.





Playing it to perfection is the motto of your hosts, Mathew Vallikappen and Silu Mathew who own and manage Vanilla County. Faithful Syrian Christians, trace a long lineage of planters and farmers.


A postgraduate in Commerce, Baby Mathew, chose his family tradition of farming to a lucrative urban career. He is a holder of St John's first aid certificate and has successfully completed training in homestay hospitality and housekeeping. His wife, Rani is a graduate in home science and is an excellent cook. They are blessed with two children Treasa and Mathew.


Experience the comfort of a home; enjoy the warm hospitality of the hosts and relish sumptuous home-cooked food during your stay in Vanilla County, a premium destination for those in search of peace and tranquility.


It's all about the family – The experience of the family environment comes first. Our accommodation is clean and comfortable.


Safety - The safety and well-being of our guests, staff and the community is of up most importance at all times. All our food is freshly cooked and our water is purified.


Service – Our guest's experience drives everything we do. We are passionate about providing the very best service at all times.


Responsible tourism – We ensure that all the local community benefits socially, culturally, economically and environmentally from our guests visit.


Satisfaction – Many of our guests come through word of mouth and repeat custom. We endeavor to provide utmost guests satisfaction at all times.