TML Tea Plantation Cottage

Munnar, KeralaView location map
Private CottageProperty Type

About Property

TML tea plantation cottage is a centuary old British Colonial bungalow constructed in 1921 offers the experience of reliving the lifestyles of the pioneer planters. This 3 Bedroom cottage is situated in East Division of Gundumalai Estate, thenmala and well known for regular elephant sightings. It’s a tea estate bungalow nestled amongst tea plantations in munnar kerala with a scenic view of the valley below. This tea bungalow located just 17 km from Munnar Town, the location and premises are ideal for a quiet and serene stay that offers a unique blend of comfort relaxation and adventure. Nestled at the peak of a small hill with tea plantation, overlooking the majestic Munnar hills, it offers a 360-degree view, which is simply picture perfect.

Tea or Chai is the most widely drunk beverage in the whole world. It is a hardy plant able to withstand cold winters and has an economic life of at least 100 years. Munnar is always synonymous to tea plantation. A trip to Munnar will be incomplete without having a visit to these tea plantations. What if you get a chance to stay in the middle of the tea plantations with a cup of tea, interesting right? Munnar is a place well known for its beautiful tea estates and tea cultivation, munnar tourism is imperfect without these experiences. No one would like to return home without tasting or shopping the tea essence of Munnar.

One of the most popular hill stations in India, Munnar is situated at the confluence of three mountain streams - Mudrapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala. Located at 1600 Mts above sea level.This is a 3 Bedroom Bungalow with 2 bathrooms, is situated in Gundumalai Estate Lower Division. This Bungalow is entirely surrounded by tea fields with a picturesque view of the tea valley below. The area is teeming with wildlife such as Elephants, Bison, Sambar, Barking Deer and endemic species of birds besides the Malabar Squirrel. Residents of this Bungalow will be greeted with quiet and peace.

Munnar is essentially a tea town. Panoramic tea plantations, picture book towns, amazing winding lanes, trekking and hiking facilities, wide varieties of stay options make Munnar a unique experience. The tea plantations have now been taken over by the Tata Tea Company. On entry into Munnar, you will be greeted with miles and miles of unending tea plantations. The forests and grasslands are just amazing. Neelakurinji a flower which bathes the hills in blue colour once in twelve years is one of the major attractions of munnar, this will bloom next in 2006 AD. Munnar also has the highest peak in South India - Anamudi - which towers over 2695 Mts and is an ideal spot for campers who like to do some trekking.

If you are planning to visit munnar, never miss to visit the Tea Museum at Munnar.It is India's first ever tea museum. It is perfectly placed at KDHP's (Kannan Devan Hill Plantation) Nallatanni Estate in Munnar. Here you can have a journey through the tea history of Munnar. Come and have a memorable trip to the tea valley of the Kashmir of South India. There are many stay options as well with budget to luxury room rates. Stay in munnar, enjoy munnar tourism with a cup of tea or chai in the middle of the tea plantations which is a destination itself. This is the best choice for those who are looking for an escape in to nature with your friends or families, safety and privacy guaranteed as this cottage stands alone in the middle of tea plantations.

Top Amenities

24x7 Caretaker
24x7 Caretaker
Best for Team Outing
Best for Team Outing
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Mountain / Valley View
Mountain / Valley View
Private Holiday Home
Private Holiday Home
Safe & Secure
Safe & Secure
Sanitized Rooms
Sanitized Rooms
Secured Parking
Secured Parking
Self Cooking Available
Self Cooking Available

Location map

  • Private holiday home
  • A centuary old British Colonial Cottage.
  • Tea garden and Tea Trails
  • Hilltop Tea Garden Bungalow
  • Plantation Walk
  • Experience lifestyles of pioneer planters.
  • The Perfect Stay, Privacy Guaranteed.
  • Complimentary Breakfasts
  • Tea Trails - Plantation Walk (Non-Guided)
  • British Colonial Cottage Stay
  • Lunch/Dinner can be provided with additional charge of 371.00 per meal
  • 01 Extra bed can be arranged with an additional charge of 850.00.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions will be treated as exclusions. 

TATA/TML COTTAGE -102 is just 7.00 kms away from main road towards old Marayur road. Nearest airport is Kochi International Airport which is 135.00 kms away and the nearest railway station is Aluva Railway Station which is 129.00 kms from TATA/TML COTTAGE -102. Taxi's jeep's and tuk tuks are available for commuting. 

Location – From Munnar Town drive about 13 Km. on Munnar – Marayoor – Udumalpet Road and take a right turn from 9th Mile Bus stop and drive another 7 kms. on Thenmallay – Gundumallay Estate road for Thenmallay Lower Bungalow.

Landmark:  Thenmallay KDHP Hospital

✔ Normal check in and check out time is 01.30 PM to 11.00 AM. Any changes should inform to us. Early check in and late check out options are available depends on availability and we may charge additional charge.

✔ Pets are not allowed at any circumstances.

✔ VOYE HOMES is a branded holiday home network. These are someone's second home, hence do not expect any hotel kind luxury and services in our holiday homes. 

✔ We may have in-house caretakers staying inside this holiday home or nearby out-houses very close to this holiday home to provide a hassle free stay for you. At any circumstances, we cannot handover key's and leave you alone inside property. We always ensure a caretaker is avaible inside property for your safety and convinience.

✔ Please read our Terms and Conditions page in our portal before reservation.

✔ We do not permit any check in after 05:00 PM due to wildlife spoting in night hours. 

✔ Mentioned price is for 02 people in a room. However, 01 more extra persons can be allowed in a cottage with an addtional charge of INR 750.00 per person with additional matresses.

✔ Breakfast cost for extra person is not included in the above mentioned price. 

✔ Please be informed that,  guests should be adhere to meal timings displayed in room. We should not serve any meals or coffee/tea to any guests outside meal timinngs.

✔ We do not confirm any booking without receiving 100% advance payment. VOYE HOMES has all rights to refuse check-in if there is any due.

✔ All guests should submit e-check in form prior to arrival. We do not allow any guests to check-in without submitting their check in form. 

✔ Inform us your food preferences prior to arrival.

✔ Gambling, Contraband, Prostitution, Weapons, Explosives, Flammable objects, Poisons, Drugs, Dangerous Animals and Loud music are strictly prohibited on villa / resort premises.

✔ Mobile networks and internet networks are very poor in this region, hence please consider this in mind before booking this holiday home. 

Can I book only one or two rooms, or do I need to book the entire Property?

Yes, you can book just one room also

How many people are allowed in a cottage with in this price?

Mentioned price is for 02 people in a cottage, however 01 more extra persons can be accomodated in a room with extra mattresses. We charge 850.00 per extra person

What is mean by maximum occupancy mentioned in your website?

Maximum occupancy is the total accomodating capacity of the property with extra mattresses.

Is Driver and/or House-Help accommodation available?

No, Driver and/or House-Help accommodation is not available now

Is parking available onsite or nearby?

Yes, Secured Parking is available on site.

Is this home couple friendly?

NO, we do not allow unmarried/unrelated couples.

Can I reserve your place for special functions such as engagement ceremony, a small wedding ceremony or a birthday party, etc?

Yes, we do allow small events/ photo shoots at the villa, subject to Home Owner's approval. If you wish to book our home for functions/shoots, please send a message to the host on our website or send us an email

Is this home senior citizen friendly?

Yes, it is a senior citizen friendly home.


Food and Beverages

Is outside food allowed? Are we allowed to cook ourselves?

Guests are not allowed to access the kitchenette now as per COVID-19 protocol. Outside food is not allowed.

Do you allow us to stock things in your fridge?

Yes, you can use the fridge in the kitchen to store food/beverages.

Is there an aquaguard for drinking water supply? Do we need to carry our own Mineral Water bottles or are these readily available at your villa?

No, pure stream water or boiled water will be provided.

Is Alcohol allowed?

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. 

Are meals provided onsite? What are the charges?

Breakfast is complimentary; Meals are provided onsite at extra cost. For your convenience, please pre-book your meals. Please be mindful of the meal timings, so that our staff has adequate time to prepare. Tea/Coffee will be served during breakfast and afternoon tea time. If you would like tea/coffee during the day, this will be arranged at an additional charge.

What is the type of cuisine served?

We provide traditional kerala style cuisines (Veg and Non Veg) • Chicken  (Subject to availability)

Can I pay the caretaker some extra money and request the Cook to prepare fish or chicken dishes for us?

Yes, but charged extra at cost. Please do inform the caretaker in advance to make arrangements. 



What is the cancellation policy?

Days before check in date when we receive your notice to cancel

Cancellation charges

30 days prior to check in date

20% of booking amount

20 days prior to check in date

30% of booking amount

10 days prior to check in date

50% of booking amount

05 days prior to check in date

70% of booking amount

Below 05 days prior to check in date

No refund

GST at applicable rates will be charged on this cancellation fees.

Can I pay 50% now and pay the remaining 50% closer to the date?

No, you have to pay 100%  to confirm your booking.

How can I make a payment?

Once you have chosen your dates and your booking has been accepted, you will receive a payment link where the payment can be processed. In case you're unable to make an online payment through the link, you could also deposit the cash in our bank account directly. We also offer other options like PayTM, NEFT/IMPS or UPI.

How can I make payments onsite, at the home?

Meals have to be pre-booked for your convenience.


Things to do

What can we do for fun around the property?

Non-Guided nature walk, hiking, tea trails are available with additional charges.

Are there water bodies nearby (such as a pond/ river/ lake etc)?



House Rules

Do you allow loud music?


Is smoking / alcohol consumption permitted?

Yes, smoking is allowed but strictly not inside the room. If you wish to smoke, please do so outside in the garden/lawn area. Alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. We do not encourage late night revelry or loud music.

What are the Check-in & Check-out timings? May I request for late check-outs or an early check-in?

Normal check in and check out time is 1.30 PM to 10.30 AM. Any changes should inform to us. Early check in and late check out options are available depends on availability and we may charge additional charge.

What formalities are needed during check-in and check-out?

As required by law, all adults have to provide their government-approved Photo IDs (that clearly show their residential address) at the time of Check-in. Your co-operation is of utmost importance to us.

Are we allowed to access all areas?

Depends, if you book a single villa you cannot access other villa's, and common areas can be accessed. But if you book entire property you can use all area inside property.



Is there a security guard / watchman?

There is a caretaker at the Home.

Is the property properly fenced? Is there a boundary wall?


Is there First-aid kit available at your Home?



Room specifics

Is there Internet/ 3G/ WiFi connection available onsite?


Do you provide toiletries and bath towels?


Is the Home air-conditioned?


Our priority is safety for all. As a mandate, we request all guests to submit an RTPCR negative certificate taken within 72 hours of Check-in or the First dose COVID vaccination certificate download from the COWIN website.