An oasis of serenity with stunning views, you can be sure that your stay at Lakeside Guesthouse will give you time to relax. The comfortable accomodation and excellent standards of Lakeside's English owners ensure you will get the most from your holiday. Choose from the charming guesthouse or the peaceful cottages for a perfect Tamil Nadu holiday.
As a contrast to Lakeside's peace take a trip to the spectacular temple city of Madurai or take a boat trip on the lake at Kodaikanal. Experience the local crafts of pottery-making and weaving; Our special excursions give you every opportunity to enjoy the wealth of culture to be found in Tamil Nadu.
Walk along the shore of Kamaraj Lake and up into the hills to view some of the incredible species of birds which have been identified at Lakeside and in the surrounding area. Delight in the wonderfully exotic butterflies of southern India while tracking wildpig, sambar and barking deer, porcupine, mongoose, langur monkeys and if really lucky, leopard.
The beauty and majesty of this wonderful area of Southern India make Lakeside the perfect location to relax and unwind. With the wonderful views and 3.5 acres of landscaped gardens in which to wander, Lakeside is the ideal setting to escape from the city with nothing but the birds and wildlife to disturb you.
Walk around the lake, take a swim in our pool or simply sit and watch the sun drop over Kamaraj Lake. The comfortable rooms at Lakeside Guesthouse and the excellent cuisine provide the perfect setting to unwind from your busy lifestyle. Here you will not be troubled by interuptions or noise leaving you refreshed with a lingering memory of the beautiful Kamaraj Lake.
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Situated between the tourist cities of Madurai and Tiruchirapalli, the Lakeside Guesthouse's prime location on Kamaraj Lake places it not only in a designated tourist area but also an area of outstanding natural beauty bordering the Palani Hills and Tamil Nadu plains. Here the independent traveller has the opportunity to meet the local people and discover rural India from a comfortable guesthouse run to high European standards by its resident English owners. It is also an ideal place for those who wish to escape the city for a short break. Situated beside the lake with cooling breezes all year round, with stunning lake and mountain views, direct access to the lake and an abundance of exotic bird life, Lakeside had something to offer everyone.
Lakeside is run by its resident English owners and staffed by an experienced team of dedicated local employees. This combination provides comfortable accommodation run to high European standards whilst at the same time providing a truly authentic Indian experience.
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