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VOYE HOMES Igloo Caves

Sholayur-Anaikatti, Palakkad, KeralaView location map
21Bedrooms
Log HouseProperty Type
10Bathrooms

About Property

Igloo are houses that are built in very cold temperatures to keep oneself warm from the outside cold temperature. Igloos are also known as Iglu, snow hut or snow house, and as the name suggests igloos are snow made.  A breathtaking view from a breathtaking spot, that's what VOYE HOMES Igloo Caves (Shining Cave Resort), Attappadi offers you. A hills lope terrain in the middle of the grassland with enough space to set up tents and frame buildings, so this Hill view resort will be suitable for large groups. With mild wind speed, you can experience rapid fog movement over the area. Surrounded by the lush green mountains, numbers of activities come with all the ingredients for an adrenaline junkie. Away from the bustles of busy life, the Mountain View resort at Anaikkatti Sholayur is a perfect spot for backpackers and solo travelers and it ensures a calm and comfy stay amidst the richness of nature. Being a less spoilt spot with human interference, this is the best place to sink into the serenity of nature. Would you like to choose a stay with pool? Swimming pool at the middle of the grassland is yet other major attraction of this amazing destination.

Top Amenities

24x7 Caretaker
24x7 Caretaker
BBQ facilities
BBQ facilities
Best for Team Outing
Best for Team Outing
Couple Friendly
Couple Friendly
Dining
Dining
Driver Shelter
Driver Shelter
Emergency Medical Kit
Emergency Medical Kit
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Indoor / Outdoor Activities
Indoor / Outdoor Activities
Lawn & Garden view
Lawn & Garden view
LGBT Friendly
LGBT Friendly
Mountain / Valley View
Mountain / Valley View
Non-Smoking Rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
Outdoor Dining Area
Outdoor Dining Area
Outdoor Fireplace
Outdoor Fireplace
Outdoor Furnitures
Outdoor Furnitures
Party & Picnic Area
Party & Picnic Area
Power Backup
Power Backup
Safe & Secure
Safe & Secure
Sanitized Rooms
Sanitized Rooms
Secured Parking
Secured Parking
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Trekking / Hiking
Trekking / Hiking

Location map

  • Igloo Caves
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free Cycling
  • Trekking
  • Horse Rides & Outdoor Activities
  • View of Siruvani Forest Valley
  • Vegetation | Farming | Tribal Life
  • Farm Visit  
  • The Perfect Riding Terrain
  • Spread Over 11 Acres of Alluring  Grass Land
  • Wildlife 
  • Jeep Safari
  • Silent Valley National Park Visit
  • KSRTC Bus trip to Tribal Settlements.

We are undertaking every possible preventive measure to ensure the safety of our guests. All our holiday homes are integrating into a COVID FREE environment by implementing hospital kind security systems and sanitation methods.

Our holiday homes are the better options for social distancing instead of jam-packed hotels.

✓ Contactless Check-in

✓ Temperature Screening

✓ Sanitization and Disinfection after every checkout

✓ Sufficient Gap between 2 Bookings

✓ Trained Caretakers on COVID 19 SOP

✓ Emergency Medical Kit

VOYE HOMES Igloo Caves Sholayur is spread over 11 acres of alluring  grassland in the midst of the Siruvani forest region of western ghats. The sprawling forest, which merges with the woods of Tamilnadu, is home to the popular tourist destination of Palakkad district. This is the place for anyone who wants to escape the emotionless city life and enjoy authentic nature.

Forest Valley • Siruvani Forest View • Windmills • Wildlife •  Jeep Safari • Nature Walk • Village walk • Swimming Pool • Trekking • Local Shop • Traditional home • Traditional lunch • Tribal Settlements • Forest Drive • Evening snacks • Vegetation • Farming •  Igloo Houses • Traditional Kerala Cuisines  • Village Cycle Tour

  • Nature Walk
  • Swimming Pool
  • Free Cycling
  • Archery
  • Dart
  • Watch Tower
  • Mono Basket Ball
  • Farm Visit
  • Outdoor Games
  • Onsite Trekking
  • Village Walk
  • Jeep Safari
  • Horse Rides
  • ATV
  • KSRTC Bus travel to Tribal Settlement.
  • Fishing
  • Waterfall Visit
  • Below Tribal Settlement Visits.
  1. Moolagangal
  2. Varagampadi
  3. Vellakulam
  4. Vechapathi

Activities may cost additional charges and are subject to availability.

  • Private Igloo Caves.
  • Complimentary Breakfasts.
  • Swimming Pool.
  • Cycling. 
  • Onsite Trekking.
  • Farm Visit.
  • Outdoor Games.
  • Indoor Games. 
  • Campfire can be provided with an additional charge of 500.00.
  • à la carte Dinner can be provided with additional charges.
  • Lunch, BBQ can be provided with additional charges.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in inclusions will be treated as exclusions.
  • Jeep Safari, Horse riding, sightseeing or any other activities can be arranged with additional charges. 
  • Siruvani Forest Valley (1.2 km)
  • Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (2.00 km)
  • Maranatty Waterfalls (14.00 km)
  • Shavakkallaramedu (04.50 km)
  • Attappadi Reserve Forest (20.5 km)
  • Malleeswara Temple  (23.5 km)
  • Silent Valley National Park (33.5 km)
  • Mulli Ghat Roads (35.00 km)
  • Mettupalayam (48.00 km)
  • Avalanche Lake, Ooty (85.00 km)
  • Kinnakorai (92.00 km)
  • Coonoor ( 96.00  km)  

While a lot of you are searching for the tourist places in Palakkad, let’s make this easier for you with our amazing list of tourist places of Palakkad. Palakkad is home to numerous exciting and refreshing places which makes it one of the most popular tourist destinations in Kerala. Check them out; Palakkad Fort, Dhoni Waterfalls, Malampuzha Dam, Nelliyampathy Hills, Silent Valley National Park, Mangalam Dam, Kollengode Palace, Jain Temple of Jainimedu, Kalpathy Heritage Village, Parambikulam Wildlife Sanctuary, Meenkara Dam, Meenvallam Waterfall, Chulliyar Dam, Attappady Tribal Village, Siruvani Dam, Fantasy Park, Rock Garden, Chittur Kavu Devi Temple, Ottapalam, Seethargundu Viewpoint, Kava Island, Pothundi Dam and Kanjirapuzha Dam. These are the best Tourist places in Palakkad.

Are you looking for the Attapadi tourist places? Here are few amazing destinations- Silent Valley National Park, Attapadi Reserve Forest, Siruvani Reservoir, Narasimukk and Perumalmudi.

Sightseeing options are subject to availability and may require permissions from concerned authorities.

VOYE HOMES Igloo Caves (Shining Caves Resort) is can be accessed through the road opposite to Kooduthara bridge (Landmark). The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport which is 50.00 km away and the nearest railway station is Coimbatore Railway Station which is 42.00 km from our villa. Nearest major city is Agali and the nearest bus station is Sholayur. Private buses, taxi's, jeep's and tuk-tuks are available for commuting. VOYE HOMES Igloo Caves (Shining Caves Resort) is just 10 meters away from the main road and the private road condition to property from the main road is moderate. 

  • Mannarkkad - 54.00 km
  • Attappadi - 29.00 km
  • Anaikkatti - 09.00 km
  • Coimbatore - 36.00 km
  • Ooty - 96.00 km

From Mannarkkad:  Mukkali - Goolikkadavu - Sholayur - Kooduthara Bridge - Vechapathy.

From Coimbatore: Anaikkatti - Kooduthara Bridge - Vechapathy.

Landmark: Kooduthara Bridge. 

✔ Please note that Igloo Caves do not have attached bathrooms. We have common dettached bathrooms available for Igloo Caves. 

✔ Normal check in and check out time is 03:00 PM to 11.00 AM. Any changes should be informed to us. Early check-in and late check-out options are available depending on the availability and we may charge an additional charge.

✔ Wi-fi is only available at reception and dining area. 

✔ Foods are not served inside igloo homes.

✔ Outside foods (BBQ Chicken) are not allowed in the property.

✔ Igloo Caves (Shining Caves Resorts by VOYE HOMES) is a eco living resort, hence do not expect any hotel kind luxury and services.

✔ All guests are strictly requested to check-in before 05.00 PM due wildlife spoting in the public roads of Sholyur. We will not entertain any check-in after 06.00 PM for any reason. 

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

✔ Mentioned price is for 02 people in a Igloo Cave. However,  01 extra person can be allowed with additional charge of INR 980 per head. Please contat our customer service team for per person rate.

✔ Please note, we provide floor mattress inside Igloo Caves. 

✔ We have electric fencing surrounded by property to protect from wild animals, hence please be cautious and do not step in to fencing area. 

✔ Please be informed that, kitchen will close 10.30 pm. We should not serve any meals or coffee/tea to any guests outside meal timings.

✔ We do not confirm any booking without receiving 50% advance payment. VOYE HOMES has all rights to refuse check-in if there is any due.

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

✔ Inform us your food preferences prior to arrival.

✔ Generator backup is not available for water heater and A/C.

✔ 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 poor in this region, hence please consider this mind before booking this holiday home. Airtel has no coverage. BSNL, VI and JIO network available. 

✔ No self cooking option available.

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

Yes, you can book just one cave also

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

Mentioned price is for 02 people in a room. However, extra persons can be allowed with additional charges of INR 980.00 per head. Please contat our customer service team for per person rate. Please note, we provide extra mattresses for extra person. 

What is mean by maximum occupancy mentioned in your website?

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

Is Driver and/or House-Help accommodation available?

Yes, Driver and/or House-Help accommodation is  available now.

Is parking available on site or nearby?

Yes, Secured Parking is available on site.

Is this home couple-friendly?

Yes, we allow adult couples with local ID proof.

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/photoshoots 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 atvoyehomes@gmail.com

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?

No

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

We provide 01 mineral water bottle for free and extra bottles with additional charges.

Is Alcohol allowed?

Yes, alcohol consumption is permitted within limits. There is ice stocked in the fridge. For extra ice required, guests may need to pay charges to procure ice from outside.

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) - (Subject to availability)

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

No 

 

Payments

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 the booking amount

20 days prior to check-in date

30% of the booking amount

10 days prior to check-in date

50% of the booking amount

05 days prior to check-in date

70% of the booking amount

Below 05 days prior to check in date

No refund

GST at applicable rates will be charged on these cancellation fee.

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

Yes, you can pay 50% now and the next 50% before 02 days of check-in

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. Other items procured extra, like extra ice, meals, or cold drinks etc have to settled at the site in cash.

 

Things to do

What can we do for fun around the property?

Swimming Pool, Cycling, outdoor/indoor games (free). Nature walk, jeep safari, trekking, hiking, tribal village, horse riding visits are available with additional charges.

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

Yes, we have swimming pool inside the property. 

 

House Rules

Do you allow loud music?

We do not provide music system however, given the location of our home, guests are requested not to play loud music but rather enjoy the quiet and peace of the estate.

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 12.30 PM to 10.30 AM. Any changes should be informed to us. Early check-in and late check-out options are available depending on the availability and we may charge an 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 the entire property you can use all areas inside the property.

 

Safety

Is there a security guard / watchman?

There is a caretaker at the Home.

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

Yes, our home has a wall, electric fencing surrounding the premises.

Is there a First-aid kit available at your Home?

Yes, we do have a first-aid kit (free), sanitary pads (with additional charge) onsite.

 

Room specifics

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

We do offer wifi in common areas. There is adequate mobile network connectivity for vodafone, Idea and BSNL and Jio and Airtel network is not available.

Does the villa face frequent power outages? Are there any invertors or gensets to address this issue?

Yes, we have a power backup in case of rare occasions of power failure. However, please note that there is no generator backup for AC and water heaters. 

Do you provide toiletries and bath towels?

Yes, we provide toiletries like soap and dental kit. We also provide towels.

Is the Home air-conditioned?

No AC available for Igloo caves. 

  • Please note that Igloo Caves do not have attached bathrooms. We have common dettached bathrooms available for Igloo Caves.
  • All guests are strictly requested to check-in before 05.00 PM due wildlife spoting in the public roads of Sholyur. We will not entertain any check-in after 06.00 PM for any reason