Those who visit Wayanad for WLF and need accommodation we recommend stay in the many hotels, resorts, and home stays spread all across the district. The location is about at the centre of the district. You can find them from airbnb/mananthavady or makemytrip/mananthavady etc.

Alternatively, For affordable stay options near the venue, this list might be of some help:

No. Hometay/Dormitory/Hotel options near the WLF venueHost contact noDistance from the venueCostRemark
1Wayanad Social Service Society (WSSS) – Double bed, Five bed, Seven bedJose PA – 9656203020 & Fr Jinoj 83308046488KMRs.200 onwardsWith blanket
2Grand Dimora, Payode  Dormitory & Double bed rooms etc Mustafa – 04935-208081 9388988298 & 70257118114KMRs 250/head onwardsWith blanket. Breakfast extra
3Wayside Residency, 4th Mile/Dwaraka Family RoomNoufal – 860663556 & 9961137419500 metersRs 900 onwardsWith blanket. Breakfast extra
4Moriah Mala, Ondayangadi, Dormitory, Double Bedroom, Executive RoomsJacob – 751111 891012KMRs 200 onwards. Double room Rs. 800. Family room/executive dormitory Rs 1500With blankets. Breakfast on advanced notice. Smoking and drinking not allowed. 
5Bamboo Villa VikasVikas – 9633002394 & 95269538922 KM
6Ipe’s ResortRoby John – 96561415806 KMRs 4000No food. Villa type. Wify. Blanket
7Elanjimattam Residence – 3 bedroomsBabu Philip – 94463870746KMRs 5000 for the whole house

* The organisers of the WLF is only listing a list of affordable dormitory and room services and homestay options here. We cannot verify or vouch for the services of these service providers. Autorickshaw unions have assured to provide service at the venue for night dropping to these facilities. 

How to Reach Dwaraka

By Air: The nearest airport is Kannur International Airport at a distance of about 83 km from Mananthavady, the nearest town to Dwaraka. It is about an hour and half by road. Kozhikode International Airport is at a distance of 106 km and Mysuru Airport at a distance of about 120 km are other great options to reach by air, and both take about three hours to Dwaraka. Visitors may also book flights to Cochin International Airport (at 252 km) and Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (at 300 km) to reach the city, both are about six hours from Dwaraka, Mananthavady.

By Train: Vadakara Railway Station, at a distance of about 66 km is the nearest railway station to reach Mananthavady by train. It is about 1.5 hours by road from Vadakara. Other major stations that visitors may make use of are Thalassery at 87 km, Kozhikode Railway station at a distance of 95 km, Kannur at 98 km and Mysore railway station at 115 km, and all these options are about three hours from Dwaraka.

By Road: Mananthavady, the nearest city at a distance of 7 km from the festival venue Casa Maria in Dwaraka, is well-connected with most of the prominent places in Kerala and the nearby states with regular services of state roadways and privately-owned buses. It is located at a distance of around 110 km from Mysore (Karnataka), 82 km from Thalassery, 90 km from Kannur and 95 km from Kozhikode in Kerala.