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Visit a traditional Brahmin family of three generations in their heritage building.

“Finally, two nights at Thani Illam gave us a real homestay – we were very much part of the family!”


“The stay at Thani Illam, Brahmin’s house was most interesting, a taste of a bit of aruyvedic cuisine and local culture (Hinduism)”


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Review in HolidayIQ

This was an extraordinary experience for me. the hosts are Brahmin Hindus. The home itself is about 300 years old and belonged to a very famous Malayalam cartoonist until it was bought by the current owners. I felt as though I was part of the family and these highly intelligent people were more than willing … Continue reading Review in HolidayIQ

Music Therapy

Dr. Lucanne Magill, a music therapy enthusiast visited Thani Illam with her daughter.  During her stay, we invited Kaithapuram Damodaran Namboothiri (poet and music composer) and ad a wonderful interaction on the subject. Here is a news which appeared in the local newspaper.

British Chevening Scholarship 2005

Santhosh got the scholarship in 2005 to go to University of Wales, Bangor. ┬áThe programme was Environmental Management and Sustainable Development for 12 young Indians. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to outstanding emerging leaders to pursue a post graduate programme at any UK university. The scholarship programme provides a unique opportunity for future leaders, influencers, and … Continue reading British Chevening Scholarship 2005

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