• Chettinad hotel in Pudukkottai – Chidambara Vilas

    Chidambara Vilas luxury heritage hotel is located in Pudukkottai District in the midst of a typical Chettinadu rural setting. The resort that was once a grand mansion was built by T.S. Krishnappa Chettiar more than a century ago. It was recently purchased and refurbished by the Sangam Group of Hotels which manages a chain of heritage hotels in Tamil Nadu. Chettinad mansions which were once a symbol of opulence and wealth of the Chettiar community today stand derelict and covered in a time warp. Some have acknowledged and embraced the changing times by transforming their dilapidated family ma...

  • Planning your stay in Karaikudi – Chidambara Vilas Luxury Heritage Hotel

    Karaikudi is the largest town in Sivagangai district and one among the fastest growing tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu. Karaikudi is home to the famous Nattukottai Chettairs who’re famous for their huge palatial homes and love for food. Popular tourist attractions around Karaikudi include Pillayarpatti, Kundrakudi, Ariyakudi, Thirumayam Fort, Shanmuganathapuram etc. To explore these places and get a flavour of the local culture, make sure you book a luxury heritage hotel in Karaikudi. Karaikudi located in the Chettinad region is not only famous for its architecture, but also for its hosp...

  • Rural Tourism in India

    Rural tourism is a novel concept in the field of tourism and hospitality. In a way it serves as a part of the wider trends of cultural and Eco tourism with special focus on participation in the rural life style. India is a country of many languages, cultures and identities with each cultural strand having its own unique customs, traditions and mannerisms. Experiencing all these once took a life time, but the advent of rural cultural tourism lets one experience first hand the life in Indian villages.   Refresh & Unwind The stresses of urban life can have a distinctively negative impa...