Destination guide

The lakeside setting of Kodaikanal is ready to explore

The area's temples and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Kodaikanal. Renowned for its lake, forests and boating, this city welcomes all visitors. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Sightseeing in and around Kodaikanal

Are you hoping to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that Kodaikanal has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kodaikanal Golf Club (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Carmelagiri Elephant Park (29.8 mi / 47.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Kodaikanal

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Kodaikanal is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Bryant Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Silver Cascade (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Pillar Rocks (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
  • Mathikettan Shola National Park (28.4 mi / 45.8 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Kodaikanal

Fly into Madurai (IXM), the closest airport, located 50.4 mi (81.1 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Kodaikanal?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 18 holiday lettings around Kodaikanal. From 3 cottages to 5 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Kodaikanal? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Kodaikanal. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Kodaikanal Golf Club: 16 holiday lettings
  • Palani Hills: 25 holiday lettings
  • Pillar Rocks: 25 holiday lettings
  • Thalaiyar Falls: 17 holiday lettings
  • Lutheran Church: 20 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Kodaikanal listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Kodaikanal?

Yes, of course. offers 3 Cottages in Kodaikanal. Our other popular types of Kodaikanal holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 5 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 6 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 3 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with internet/wifi in Kodaikanal?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with internet/wifi among our 3 holiday homes with internet/wifi available in Kodaikanal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.