The beautiful hill station of Ooty, situated just 105 kms away from Coimbatore, is an ideal retreat for tourists wishing to escape the monotony, stress and pollution of the busy city life. The bounties of nature can be seen everywhere in Ooty and this is the perfect place to spend a relaxing and rejuvenating vacation. Ooty tourism has a plethora of activities to so and sights to see. The sights of lovely blue mountains, vast tea plantations, gleaming lakes, verdant greenery and blooming flowers will leave you pleasantly dazed. It is no wonder that Ooty is referred to as the “Queen of Hill Stations”. As for the sightseeing Ooty tourism will leave you spoilt for choice. The Botanical Garden, Sim’s Park, Rose Garden, Droog Fort, Dodabetta Peak, Mukerti National Park, Emerald lake and Pykara Falls are some of the exciting tourist places in Ooty. There are ample activities to do: trekking, boating, nature walks etc.
There is a wide variety of Ooty hotels across diverse budgets as people from all walks of life visit the destination. From budget accommodation to ultra luxurious resorts, you will find all kinds of Ooty hotels, depending on whether you want to splurge or save. Almost all these hotels can be booked online saving you the hassle of booking after reaching the destination and also helping you compare the prices and locations of various hotels. Depending on your interests, you can choose the Ooty hotels close to the tourist sightseeing spots or if you wish to enjoy the true unspoiled beauty of Ooty stay in the Ooty hotels a little away from the main town centre area.
Some of the budget Ooty hotels are Hotel Darshan, Hotel Sun Park, Hotel Maneck, Hotel Wellback Residency, Meadows Residency, Heaven Holiday Resorts etc. If money is not a concern then you can choose from Hotel Savoy (by Taj Group), Elk Hill (by Sterling Resorts), Fernhills Royal Palace (a heritage hotel, erstwhile palace of the Maharaja of Mysore) and Fortune Hotel Sullivan Court (by ITC Group).
Ooty may be visited at any time of the year except monsoons when the rains are very heavy. Although Ooty is at its natural best during monsoons when the hills acquire a deeper hue and there is abundant greenery all around. But the rains may make it difficult to visit the tourist places. The biggest advantage of off-season is the huge discounts given by the hotels as they are lying vacant. You can enjoy a stay in a luxurious five star at the price of a three star hotel. The other facilities like taxi services etc also reduce their rates in off season. Booking online is a good option as advance booking also fetches discounts.
There is no dearth of hotels in Ooty but if you have a particular hotel or destination in mind then make prior bookings. Regardless of the any of the hotels you stay in, this tiny hill station will holds the promise of an enticing and satisfying vacation for you and your family. So, come and experience a wonderful holiday in the ‘Queen of Hill Stations’.