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Lifestyle and Entertainment in Ooty

Humble and hospitable is what describes the people of Ooty. Life here is relaxed and way beyond the hustle and bustle of city life. Set amidst the natural terrains of mountains and jungles, the place is an equivalent of peace. Being untouched by the flash of city life, people of Ooty live an unsophisticated lifestyle. People posses a readable charm from British era and modern novelty. They speak Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and English.

Lifestyle of Ooty

At a remote level people belong to Tribal communities viz Toda, Bagadas, Kurumbas, Paniyas and Irulas. Traditionally these tribes were engaged in agriculture and cattle rearing, but most of the people have taken up jobs in the town for a living. They are very religious and hence live a traditional life. With the urbanization cropping in, there have been movements from the neighboring areas like Kerala and Tamil Nadu. This has brought rich cultural blend that reflects in the society.

Beauty Salons in Ooty

Beauty Salons of Ooty
Just a decade back, this conventional society was reserved to visiting parlors and salons. The scenario has changed with the arrival of the fashionable generation. Men and women both are now conscious of their appearances, creating a big market for Beauty Parlors, Salons and Spas. Ooty has a number of salons and parlors, few of them being Unisex Salons. Ooty is a good prospect for such parlors and salons to grow, as the completion here is less.

Naturals Family Salon & Spa

No 167 N, Below ICICI Bank
Church Hill Road, Ooty - 643001

Ayurvedic Pancha Karma Centre
Iswarya Nilayam Ground Floor
Near J.S.S College,Ooty Nilgiris
Elkhill Road, Ooty Ho, Ooty - 643001

Capital Saloon
Commercial Road
Ooty HO, Ooty - 643001

Uma Ladies Beauty Parlour
Hotel Natraj Complex
Ettines Road
Ooty - 643001

Suma Beauty Parlour
No 24, M S Line
Ooty HO, OOTY - 643001

Roja's Beauty Care
37/67, Rattan Tata House
St Marys Hill
Ooty - 643001

Sona Beauty Touch

Big Mosque Buildings
Irrettai Pillayar Temple Street
Lower Bazaar
Ooty - 643001

Petals spa

48, Near park avenue
Race course road, Ooty HO
Ooty - 643001

Palms Day Spa
Nea Mahindra Club
Ooty HO, Ooty - 643001

Olive Beauty Parlour
12, Ooty, St Mary Hill
Bus Stand
Ooty - 643001

Anugiri Fashion Makers

Upper Bazaar, Upper Bazaar
Ooty - 643001

355 Super Market Building
Commercial Road, Commercial Road
Ooty - 643001


Ooty, Race Course Road,
Bus Stand, Ooty - 643001

Viji Ladies Herbal Beauty Parlour
Barathiyar Complex Upstair
Charring Cross, Charing Cross
OOTY - 643001

Sara Herbal Beauty Parlo

0/9 ,Bagwans Building
Ooty Main Road, Aruvankadu
Ooty - 643202

Svaastha Spa
Derby Green Club Mahindra Heritage Resort No 29-49
Off Etinnes Road, Baikey Road
Ooty, Ooty - 643004

Naturals Family Salon & Spa
No 167 N, Below ICICI Bank
Church Hill Road
Ooty - 643001

Ayurveda Sheddon Road

C/O Gem Park, Sheddon Road
Ooty HO, Ooty - 643001
(91)-423-2441761, 2441762, 2441760

No 26 D C/O Ponmari Residencyy Hotel
Opposite Anna Stadium
Kotagiri Road Charring Cross
Ooty HO, Ooty - 643001
(91)-9600003448, 9840060448
(91)-423-2452448, 2451448

Entertainment in Ooty

Ooty is an interesting blend of natural recreation and modern entertainment. The absolute amusement of Ooty is its alluring quietness of surrounds, shuffling of leaves, cool winds and its dense treasure of nature’s charm. Else you can indulge in adventure sports in the mid of blue Nilgiris and beautiful green stretches. Horse Riding in North Lake, Boating in Pykara Lakes, Kalahatty Hang Gliding, Fishing in Avalanche, Trekking in Kotagiri, Parson’s Valley, Porthimund and Avalanche are a few entertaining sports to indulge into.

Theaters in Ooty

Assembly Rooms TheatreLocals take out time to visit movie halls for entertainment. Theaters are a popular entertainment source here. Yet there are no multiplexes and the cinema halls of pre-multiplex generation still continue to entertain the population of Ooty. These theatres screen Tamil and other local language movies. ‘Assembly Hall’, since its inception screens only English movies. So, people move to the neighbouring cities like Coimbatore for a better experience and to watch English movies.

Ganapathy Theatre
Linga Villa, Ooty

Liberty Theatre
ehind Commercial Road,
Ooty, Tamilnadu

Alankar Talkies
Ettines Road, Ooty

Rohini Theatre
Kandal, Ooty,
Tamilnadu, India

Sri Kempe Gowda Talkies
Commercial Road, Ooty

Ganesh Theatre
Near Alankar Theatre

Assembly Rooms Theatre
Pudumund, Garden Road
Near Government Botanical Gardens
Ooty, Tamil Nadu 643001

Nightlife in Ooty

Mostly people of Ooty get to their homes early and clubbing and partying in the nights is not as popular as other important towns of the state. Hence the nightlife is restricted here. But the star hotels of the town have in-house lounges and bars.

Lounges and Bars in Ooty

Valley Bar
Lobby Level, Gem Park,
Sheddon Road, Ooty
0423-2441761, 0423-2444302, 9626874132
11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

The Centre Bury Bar
Hotel Savoy
Ooty,Tamil Nadu

High Point Bar
No 444 C/O Sinclairs Hotel,
Gorishola Road, Ooty Ho,
Ooty - 643001
0423-2441376, 2441377, 2441378
11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Hill Palace Bar
C/O Hill Palace Hotel,
Near Chellarams Departmental Stores,
Commercial Palace, Ooty Ho,
Ooty - 643001
0423-2446483, 2440118
11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Z Y R Lounge Bar
Hotel Charing Cross Complex,
Garden Road, Ooty - 643001
(91)-9360224438, 9994710011

Blue Hills International Bar
Chrito Buildings
C/O Hotel Blue Hills International,
Near State Bank, State Bank Road, State Bank Road,
Ooty - 643001
(91)-423-2444466, 2443167, 2444638, 2441978

Vinayaga Inn
Garden Road, Ooty
0423-2444395, 9600817772
11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Fox Hunt Bar
WelcomHeritage Ferrnhills Royale Palace,
Fern Hill, Ooty
0423-2443910, 0423-2443911

Poolside Bar
The Monarch, Havelock Road, Ooty
0423-2444408, 0423-2444418
8:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Alto Espirito
Sinclairs Retreat,
Gorishola Road, Ooty
0423-2444309, 0423-2441376
11:00 AM to 10:30 PM

Aliens -The Fun Pub
Gem Park, Sheddon Road, Ooty
0423-2441761, 0423-2444302
8:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Canterbury Bar
Savoy Hotel, Sylks Road, Ooty
11:00 AM to 10:30 PM

Selbourne's Bar
Fortune Hotel Sullivan Court
Selbourne Road, Ooty

Hotel Ooty Gate,
Coonoor Road, Ooty
0423-2441623, 0423-2441624
10:30 AM to 11:00 PM

Clubs in Ooty

Ootacamund Club was discovered by the British. The Club still holds that colonial ambience in all its nooks. There is a ballroom, mixed bar, Library, Dining Room and well maintained lawns to sit and spend time. Ooty golf course or Ootacamund Gymkahna Club is another such club where one can take up Golf and can also have an opportunity to run into Fox Hunt.

Nightlife in Ooty

Wellington Gymkhana Club
Wellington, Barracks Post

Ootacamund Club
Club Road, Ooty HO
OOTY - 643001
0423, 2444335

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