The Renaissance Cochin is more than just another luxury hotel in the bustling metropolis of Cochin (Kochi) the commercial capital of Kerala. Established in 1998, Renaissance is an exclusive boutique hotel that takes prides in offering the guestsmore than just gracious hospitality in an opulant setting - they provide personalised service reminiscent of the renaissance era. The Renaissance Hill Side is a charmingly rustic yet extravagant forest hideway in the cool confines of the rainforests off the Kozhikode-Wayanadu highway. It is the perfect gateway from the rigors of the urban living especially from neighbouring metropolises such as Chennai and Bangalore. Welcome to the Renaissance Hill Side, a rugged yet luxurious nature resort camouflaged deep within the rainforests and rubber plantations. Set into a hillside, but invisible from the road the multi-unit resort is artfully built into the contoured topography of the land, using locally available materials and without axing any trees.
The Hillside is indeed a sight for sore eyes- immersed as it is amidst the evergreen vegetation and towering trees. Hidden from the more popular tourists trails, this nature resort takes pride in offering its patrons not only a holiday resort experience but also an inimitable opportunity imbibe Mother Nature in all her magnificence and sumptuousness. From the gate, the driveway winds upto the traditionally welcoming lobby. The blossoming wildflowers, the colorful coffee beans and ripe areca nuts swaying from tall slender palms radiate a thrilling oneness with Mother Nature. Whether you are a nature-lover, a couple on a honeymoon or a corporate executive taking a break with family and friends for the rigors and strain of urban chaos, Hill Side offers you absolute peace and privacy - enticing you to return time and again. Go for a hike into the evergreen rainforests observe the tapping of rubber trees for latex in the adjoining estate, listen to the crickets, take a siesta in a hammock, and watch exotic butterflies flitter around this is one place to rejuvenate your body and soul. The Renaissance Hill Side is located 24 kms from Calicut city, off the Calicut-Mukkam road is easily accessible from both Bangalore and Mysore via Wayanadu the northern tea-growing high ranges bordering the State of Karnataka.