Kandath Tharavad

Kandath Tharavad

, Kerala
, India

The ancestral home of the Kandath family is set in the lush rice paddies of rural Kerala. The house is 200 years old, a gem of domestic architecture constructed primarily of mud and teak.

Our Rating: Mid-Range
Property Type: Heritage


If time permits, take a cycling trip or a bullock cart ride around the village.

About your host

The house was built in 1794 by Mr. Bhagwaldas’s Great Great Grandfather, Mr. Kuppavelan, a landowner and money – lender.

While you enjoy this typical Keralan house, your host, Mr Bhagwaldas or Bugs, is always there to show you around the place.

Responsible/Sustainable Tourism

Tharavad’s Responsible Tourism Initiative seeks to minimize negative economic, environment and social impacts. Generating economic benefits for local people and enhancing the wellbeing of local communities, Tharavad also makes positive contributions to the conservation of natural and cultural heritage, and maintenance of the area’s biodiversity.

Can’t find a suitable itinerary that features a destination, experience or accommodation you fancy? All our group tours and holiday ideas can be personalised, or we can create a tailor made itinerary for you.

Our Accommodation Ratings

Opulent: Exceptional, unashamedly the best of sheer luxury. (£££££)

Luxury: Outstanding levels of 5* comfort, hospitality and facilities. (££££)

Premium: Excellent levels of comfort and hospitality and a wide range of facilities. (£££)

Mid-Range: Good levels of comfort and hospitality, with a reasonable range of facilities. (££)

Simple: Clean and simple, no frills. Often in areas of natural beauty or near wildlife reserves. (£)