Coromandel Coast, Tamil Nadu
Thanga House is a private restored home overlooking the pristine shores of the Eastern coastline. It is situated in a former Danish colony of India. Time stands still in this sleepy village with beautiful streets. Enjoy the stunning beach a few steps away from the property.
Thanga House is the culmination of years of travel experience and a love of historical architecture and functional design. Constructed with lime, a biodegradable and eco-friendly material, the home exudes the vintage character that makes it so beloved. Experiences here are built around responsible tourism and luxury that can be enjoyed in a sustainable manner.
The property draws a large part of its power from the solar panels mounted on the terrace. The toiletries and insect repellents here are all-natural and 100% plant-derived. The dip pool is a saltwater pool, a healthier alternative to commonly found chlorinated swimming pools. The hosts have also made a conscious decision to use recyclable cloth-based garbage bags in order to minimize the plastic waste generated by the property.
Thanga House is designed around a beautiful courtyard open to the sky, with gorgeous trees and plants adorning its surroundings. The property has four bedrooms with attached bathrooms and, of course, air-conditioning. Each piece of furniture is handpicked and reflects the aesthetic in its details. A dip pool occupies part of the central courtyard, acting as the perfect waterbody to cool down in during the hot Tamil Nadu summers!
The Danish Court is operational all year.
Thanga House is a completely vegetarian homestay. Expect home-cooked South and North Indian cuisine with a few well-preserved recipes from the host’s family. Ingredients and produce are locally-sourced or come straight from the organic farms run by the proprietors.
The property is suitable for families, groups, and couples. Guests who appreciate history, heritage conservation, local culture, a quiet beach, etc. are welcome to be part of an experience that lets you travel back in time.
The property is located two hours south of Pondicherry. Accurate details will be provided at the time of confirmation.
things to do
Thanga House is located by the beach, so go on leisurely walks to the shore or swim in the sea. Boat trips can be organised along the coast, with possible visits to fishing villages where you will meet friendly fishing communities. The highlight, however, is a large Danish fort that adorns the coast. Here is where you’ll see that majestic nautical sunrise you were looking forward to. An archaeological museum is situated inside the fort and holds a collection of curios and artefacts dating back to the 1600s. Also find fossils, coins, fish bones, Chinese porcelain, and weapons. One can visit an ancient temple built in the 1300s that is a curious combination of Chinese architecture and Tamil vernacular, possibly in an attempt to attract Chinese merchants who were visiting India at the time!
The property pricing starts at Rs. 6,000/night for double occupancy inclusive of breakfast and taxes.
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