Suryanelli is an enchanting hill resort near Munnar
in Idukki District
. It is enriched with the scenic western mountain ranges, and is an ideal place for a break. Suryanelli has a beautiful lake, surrounded by tea plantations. Anayirankal Dam and Power House Waterfalls are next to this spot.
A number of accommodation facilities are available such as Club Mahindra, Fort Munnar, Sterling Resorts, Cloud9 Resort, and Siena Village. Devikulam, Poopara, and Santhanpara are worth visiting. Suryanelli can be visited throughout the year, except during the monsoon months that fall between June and September.
On the way to Thekkady from Munnar at about 22 km, take a diversion to Suryanelli. Cochin International Airport and Madurai Airport are the nearest airports. Aluva Railway Station is the convenient railhead.