Westwood Riverside Garden Resort

Set amid hills and overlooking the Muthirappuzhayar river, this upmarket resort is 3 km from the Tata Tea Museum and 9 km from the Eravikulam National Park.

Featuring hardwood floors, the relaxed rooms come with free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and sitting areas. All have minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded quarters add river views, and room service is available 24/7.

Breakfast and parking are complimentary. There’s a casual restaurant and an open-air riverside barbecue cafe, as well as a terrace. Other amenities include a gym, a game room and an Ayurveda studio. Activities such as hiking and cooking classes are available.