Review in TripAdvisor

A traditional homestay with wonderfully welcoming hosts Staying at Thani Illam is a wonderful opportunity to experience the local culture and traditions. The hosts are a Brahmin family and, unlike other 'homestays' which are more like little hotels/ B&Bs, you really do stay in the family home (we had a large room with ensuite shower … Continue reading Review in TripAdvisor

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.  The 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