Pondicherry Suite has been revamped with a new king-sized bed and deep sprung mattress. As you can see, there are new bed coverings. You might sleep with the elephants or with the peacocks!
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There are so many things to do at Cardamom House. You can spend the day locally, visit the nearby village of Athoor or go on half or full day trips. Cardamom House is ideal for relaxation and contemplation. Hours can be whittled away reading, writing, sketching, photographing and watching the world go by. The swimming pool (11m x 6m x 1.5 m) has a separated children’s access area. There are sun loungers and a shaded area. There is a sports area for volleyball and badminton. You can walk around the lake or climb up to the Sadayandi Temple a cave,… Read more »
When possible, we offer an optional guided tour of Athoor Village. This cannot be pre-booked. If interested please contact a staff member. The tour is conducted by an experienced guide, generally in the morning, as there is more to see and it’s cooler. Things to be seen change from day to day. For example, schools are closed on Sundays. On the tour you might visit the goat herders’ village; the local primary school; Athoor Village Square; the Catholic Church; small temples. Local industries include brick making and chamber kilns; sari making on… Read more »
British textile artist, Isabelle king, has been inspired by the colours and textures that she saw while on her visit at Cardamom House. She has spent almost eighty hours designing multimedia pages, depicting kingfishers, peacocks, insects and pomegranates as well as developing designs prompted by the many colours of sari material. She has also used ink blocks to print patterns on silk, bought in SKCs in Dindigul. The knot on a wooden door led to another piece of work. Some work shows her fascination with Tamil script. The staff of… Read more »