Do you love rich heritage and magnificence? Then Mahabalipuram is a must visit place for you. Just 20 min away from Esthell The Village Resorts, Mahabalipuram is the ancient settlement of Pallava Kingdom with rich historical sites like Tiger Cave, Shore Temples, Ancient light house, Arjuna caves and five Rathas. Mahabalipuram is also one of the World Heritage Sites
Crocodile Bank is spread across 8.5 acres and is the world’s largest collection of half bred crocodiles and alligators which numbers to over 5000.
Experience the South at Dakshin Chithra, a center for the living traditions of art, folk performing arts, craft and architecture of India with an emphasis on the traditions of South India. It is a heritage village where the unique lifestyle of Indians is revived based on their states. The center occupies ten undulating acres overlooking the Bay of Bengal, at Muttukadu, twenty five kilometers south of Chennai, on the East Coast Road to Mamallapuram
The best time to visit Vedanthangal is from November to February when the temperature varies between 16°C and 27°C. This is the nesting season, the ideal time to visit Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary. Spot birds from Europe, New Zealand and Australia
The exciting city of Pondicherry is the famous French town in India and is 90 km away from Esthell The Village Resort. Botanical garden, Mother’s ashram, Auroville village, Chunnambar water sports center, Ousteri lake, Pondicherry museum, Churches and Manakula Vinayakar temple are worth a visit.
Seekanam Kuppam (Mudhaliyar Kuppam)
Enjoy the bliss of sea breeze at Seekanam Kuppam (Mudhaliyar Kuppam), the back water boating with a scenic view of the beach.
A visit to the roots of tradition! Irullar farms is the anicent tamil medicinal farms maintained by the ancient Irullar tribes of Tamil Nadu.
Thiruporur Kandaswamy Temple
Thiruporur Kandaswamy Temple situated 25 kms from the resort was constructed by Pallava kings. It is an ancient temple with architectural excellence and one of the 33 major temples in Tamil Nadu dedicated to Lord Muruga.
Uthramerur is a site with cave drawing, stone edicts, carvings of famous depicts like invention of ancient voting system and Indian ruling systems. Also there is a 680 years old famous temple Sundara Varadharaja Perumal built by Parantaka Chola.