Situated in the historic city of Pudukkottai in Chettinad, the Chidambara Vilas resort exudes an alluring charm that takes guests back in time. Every corner of this heritage hotel reflects the rich cultural history of the region. The property itself is a recently restored heritage Chettiar home over a century old, providing guests with an authentic insight to the opulent Chettinad lifestyles of the past with its authentic architecture, furniture, glasswork, tile work and paintings.

Your Stay
The exquisitely designed rooms showcase traditional Chettinad architecture, offering a glimpse into the past without foregoing modern comforts. Guest can rejuvenate with refreshing spa treatments and unwind by the sparkling pool surrounded by lush greenery.

Dining Options
The authentic Chettinad cuisine is tantalising on the taste buds and at the Chidambara Vilas resort guests are not only taken on a journey through the stunning architecture and furnishings, but also through the three unique dining experiences offered – interactive, experiential and fine dining. All are inspired by the traditional ingredients and flavours of the region. From the vintage cutlery to the mouthwatering dishes served on freshly cut banana plantain leaves, every detail is designed to connect the patron to the history and culture of the Chettiars.

Chidambara Vilas, Chettinad is featured in the following itineraries:
Highlights of Southern India