Ragamaya Resort Munnar – Leisure Activities to do here
Ragamaya luxury resort in Munnar, welcomes the adventure buffs with a heady concoction. Come out of the guestroom and explore the wide expanse of virgin nature, in the Munnar hills. Those who crave adventure will find hiking, trekking, canoeing, and cycling godsend. Take a plunge, put your stamina and courage to test. Those who enjoy being a ringside witness can try their luck in angling. Your prize catch will turn into a delicious dish, served piping hot at the dining table.
Being in Munnar, the fun doesn't just stop there. Go for a stroll in the mist-clad tea plantations, breathe in the invigorating fresh air. Pay a visit to a nearby tea factory. Walk up to that silent, solitary place of worship perched on a hill slope and stand in mute thankfulness to existence. Take a binocular and get a closer view of the mysterious world of birds, bees, butterflies and other beautiful insects. You'd never wish to put a full stop to fun, here. There’s lot more to do in Munnar and it has a lot to offer for every kind of traveler whether it is adventure, relaxation or wildlife exploration.
1. Fishing and Canoe Rides
Once you shake off the travel fatigue, get ready for some action. The Ponmudi Lake beckons you with a promise. Board a canoe and paddle away into the breath-taking expanse of the lake. Or if you feel like lazing away your time, take your fishing rod and line and go for angling.
The rough terrains that surround Ragamaya is sheer dream come true for those who are interested in cycling. Jump on your bike and pedal up to conquer hillocks and race down through the slopes. Pack some refreshments and set out to explore Munnar's mountain tracks. Burn some calories.
3. Picnic and Photography Tours
Ragamaya takes you to the scenic heart of Munnar hills. Embark on a day-long picnic with your loved ones. The View Point, recognised by the Government of Kerala, is just a brief stroll away from the guestroom. Walk through the virgin slopes and hillocks. Sit for a while under the cool shades and dig into the picnic basket for your favorite snack. Walk up to a babbling mountain brook and dip your feet in the fresh, untouched cold water. Take away all the memories with you in your camera or mobile.
4. Trekking and Hiking
Surrender to the call of nature. Get your backpack and gear ready and go for trekking or hiking. Test your grit. Hike up to a hill-top and yell at the distant valleys and floating clouds. Leave a footprint, before you turn your back for the down-trail. Go for trekking into deep woods. Beat a path to discover the hidden mystery of the wilderness. Surprise a leaping rabbit or pack of deer. Catch a glimpse of the wild strength of a lazing bison.
5. Yoga and Meditation
Get submerged into the calm and relaxing atmosphere of Munnar hills, at Ragamaya. Recharge your body and mind. Spread a blanket on the lush green grass and do yoga, fall into the silence of the self. Or sit in padmasana and find your true self through meditation. Slowly you'll know your rhythm vibing with the rhythm of the whole universe. Discover new dimensions of peace and bliss.
6. Tea Plantation Trails, Tea Factory Visits and Tea Tasting Sessions
Lose yourself out to the amazingly sculptured greenery of the tea plantations. Walk through the tea plants. Try your hand in tea plucking. Walk up to the tea pluckers and start a conversation. Watch how their scissors move in surgical precision. Look at the world from their perspective. Dissolve into the serenity that surrounds you. Munnar is famous for its best and renowned tea factories. Go for a tea factory visit and discover how the fresh green tea leaves transform into a zesty brew in your cup. Breathe in the invigorating aroma of tea. Fill your bags with fresh tea bought from the source. Be a part of the renowned tea tasting sessions. Try your hand in tea tasting. Take a cup and slurp the liqueur into your mouth. Experience how the taste receptors in your tongue react to the tea. Make a note. Know how tea coming from various altitudes is blended carefully to arrive at that perfect flavor and strength.
7. Village Visits and Temple Visits
To know the soul of a place, one should go to the villages. Ragamaya is surrounded by a laid-back village, where people lead a life which is free from the complexities of an urban life. Roam around the villages. Talk to the village folks. Learn the culture. Share your experiences. Enrich your life. Temples are more than just places of worship. They are the fountain-heads of culture where devotion, fine art and architecture blend seamlessly and where relics of a golden past speak mutely to modernity. Go for a walk and pay a visit to the nearby temples.
8. Barbecue and Candlelit Dinners
Go all out and enjoy your moments. As you heat up the grill, the surroundings turn livelier. Create a big flavour by cooking slowly. Choose your cuts, pat them dry and grill the steaks to fine perfection. Bring the steaks to the dining table and cut them ceremoniously into pieces. When the dusk darkens into night, sit in the open air dining area and light the candles. Dig into your favourite dishes and enjoy a great time with your family.
9. Bird Watching
The world of birds is so amazing! Many of us have the practice of observing birds in their natural environment as a hobby. It’s interesting to know how they cross continents, clock thousands of miles to come to a specific place to breed! What instinct drives them? How they face and fare stiff challenges! Take your binoculars and watch closely the wonderful creations of nature, in the heart of Munnar hills.
About Ragamaya Resort & Spa Munnar
Ragamaya is where uber amenities and facilities blend smoothly with the luxurious spread of Nature that surrounds you. The resort consists of 18 well-appointed and comfortable lake view rooms, Aranya Maya - the family pool villa with plantation-view, comprising 2 guest rooms and Aranya Leela - the honeymoon pool villa with lake-view. All Premier Lakeview rooms have safe deposit locker, silent mini-bar, electric tea-coffee maker, sofa and tea table, private balcony with chairs and table. The resort is a fine blend of both modern and traditional architecture. The aesthetic landscaping done in a perfect harmony with the beauty of the surrounding, accents the dreamy mood of the Ragamaya ambiance.
Walk into Raga Premier, the magnificently appointed guest room of Ragamaya Resort & Spa – the top luxury resort in Munnar, which almost stretches out into the skies. And you'll know what it is to be marooned in the unadulterated nature. Raga Premier is the last word in uber luxury.
Aranya Maya – the luxury family resort in Munnar comprises two guest rooms, with one room accommodating a king size bed (for 2 adults) and the other with two large twin beds (for 2 adults). Aranya Maya is a 100 years old wooden 'nera' house which is relocated, carefully restored and revamped in all its timeless grandeur to home you in an otherworldly atmosphere.
Aranya Leela, the luxury honeymoon cottage in Munnar is thoughtfully created for those love-doves who wish to dote on each other in a haven of their own. Aranya Leela is a 100 years old wooden 'ara' of a traditional Kerala 'nalukettu' which is carefully converted into this elegant cottage. Modern luxurious comforts like the king size memory foam bed (for 2 adults), TV, Wi-Fi, etc. blend flawlessly with the antique ambiance.
Ragamaya guarantees you a luxury stay in Munnar. Leave the mundane strife of the madding world far behind. Welcome to the invigorating lap of tranquil nature and be the guest of winds, mist, hills and lake.