Cross the lake bund, pass the Telephone exchange on your right, and at the junction take the lower road there comes Clifton Hotel. It can be reached by a steep, precipitous path behind Pambar house.Racing down Pambar Raivine is Zig-zagging leving stream that cascades over a series of rock formations.The lake at Kodai is beautifully landscaped and it appears to be de rigueur for Indian families to get out on a boat.
Kodaikanal was established by American missionaries around 1845, as a refuge from the high temperatures and tropical diseases of the plains.The Ayurvedic Centre in Kodai Resort Hotel is one of the best Ayurvedic centers in Kodaikanal that offers various Ayurvedic treatments like Shirodhara, Abhyangam, Pizhichil, Nasyam, Navarakizhi and many more.These Ayurvedic treatments at Kodaikanal are carried out carefully by experts using various medicinal herbs and oils to offer a revitalizing retreat for your body, mind, and soul.In 1863, Vera Levinge, a former District Collector of Madurai settled in Kodaikanal after his retirement.
He was the man of resource and creative ideas for this lake.
An ideal picnic spot 1.6 km from bus stand and within 2 Kms off the lake, where once bears came to drink water.