Hotel Edakkal Hermitage

Effortlessly binding history and traditional values, the Edakkal Hermitage combines spectacular vistas of nature and the timeless appeal of heritage of the nearby pre-historic Edakkal caves, with its warm ambiance and vernacular architecture. Edakkal Hermitage Offer a host of visitor services an information centre, camping facilities and cottage accommodation. Other facilities include a little restaurant that serves traditional Malayali cuisine, a shop of souvenirs and books, and an open-air theater for cultural and heritage events.

Rooms and Accommodation

Edakkal Hermitage offers well appointed cottages and tree houses. cottages are perched on top of rocks and are wrapped around it. The tree house is about as close to nature as it gets with a completely bamboo based structure supported entirely on a tamarind tree and executed by the craftsmen from ‘Uravu; a locally based NGO unit that specializes in bamboo crafts and workmanship.

  • EdakkalThis cottage has been named after the Edakkal caves, Wayanad
  • Altamira-Cottage Altamira has been named after the famous cave site in Spain that boasts of Paleolithic cave paintings
  • Lascaux-This cottage that commands an uninterrupted and majestic view of the valley, derives its name from the most famous pre- historic cave site in the world that houses paintings dating back to 15000BC.
  • Chauvet– Located right next to cottage Lascaux, sitting comfortably over a large rock is the cottage called Chauvet, which is another cave site of pre – historic repute in the south of France
  • KapovaKapova is a two bed-roomed cottage separated from the rest of the resort and perched on the edge of a cliff. It is named after a pre- historic cave site of repute in Russia.

Facilities and Activities

  • Room Amenities-TV, DVD , Doctor on call, Laundry facility, Modern Fitting Bathrooms , 24 hour room service ,
  • Facilities– Multi cuisine restaurant, Travel Assistance, a doctor on call, currency exchange, 24-hour front desk, a shop of souvenirs and books, and an open-air theatre for cultural and heritage events.
  • Little restaurant that serves traditional Malayali cuisine


Edakkal Hermitage is near Eddakal Caves in Wayanad Kerala. The Edakkal caves are situated on the western side of Ambukuthimala, hill twelve kilometres south-west of the town of Sultan’s Battery, and about six kilometres east of Ambalawayal in the Wayanad District of Kerala.

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