Perched at a height, Soul by Araiya Paithalmala is a sliver of heaven on earth. Tucked away in a remote corner, on the border of Karnataka and Kerala, our Paithal hill resort is one of South India’s best-kept travel secrets.

For those who have a passion for nature and wildlife, Paithalmala is paradise. Stay with us at our resort in Paithalmala, and enjoy gorgeous hikes with stunning views, accompanied by birdsong and the sound of the wind stirring through the tall grass.

If you just want to kick back and relax, then indulge yourself in a blissful Ayurvedic treatment at the spa at our Paithalmala resort. Find a quiet spot in the garden for yoga, or meditate as the sky turns into spectacular shades of crimson at sunset.

Situated close to our resort at Paithalmala, the Brahmagiri Wildlife Sanctuary is full of elephants, lion-tailed macaques, barking deer and flying squirrels. Several rare species of birds, like the Malabar Trogon, can be found here as well so keep your camera and binoculars handy! For those who are spiritually inclined, legend has it that the Thirunellai Temple nearby was built by Lord Brahma himself. Trek up the steep slopes of Brahmagiri Hill, and pause to admire the beauty of the Irrupu and Chelavera waterfalls. Lull yourself into a blissful state as you immerse yourself in a world of nature and wellbeing.

Untouched. Unspoiled. Soul by Araiya Paithalmala is a sanctuary where you can let your body unwind, leave your mind to wander, and allow your spirit to run wild.