Padmalayam Homestay is a star hotel situated in the fabulous city of Vagamon. The Padmalayam Homestay houses beautifully furnished rooms for hotel across floors . Visitors can indulge in mouthwatering foods at the in-house restaurant and avail facilities like Doctor on Call services, a well informed front desk service, wi-fi access on a chargeable basis & free parking for cars.
Vagamon, which is 3300 ft. above Sea level has been a favored location for many Movie. Padmalayam Guest House has a conference hall which can accommodate 100 persons. It also has 5 bedrooms, seperate kitchens, seperate Dining hall, Car parking area and STD, ISD, Fax facilities.
Vagamon was discovered by the British who found the place ideal for tea plantations and they were followed by Christian missionaries who built their abode of service at Kurisumala in Vagamon. National Geographic Traveler has listed Vagamon on their directory of the "50 most attractive places to visit in India".Still untouched by commercialisation, the sleepy town with its scenic valleys, beautiful green meadows, enchanting pine forests, mists, fogs, tea estates, waterfalls with the overall greenery is really striking. The landscape is mostly hilly bald with green meadows. Vagamon is also home to a large variety of flowers and orchids. Cuddled up within three striking hills Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala hills which are the representation of the chief religions in Kerala, i.e. Hindu, Muslim, and Christian which represent the cultural harmony. Vagamon has amenities for trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing. However business interests are trying their best to exploit and sell and market Vagamon for tourists. How much benefit the local people are receiving from tourism boom is to be seen. The efforts made by the Kurishumala Ashram have helped the farmers of vagamon to improve their earnings by ensuring better price for milk and marketing opportunities.