The resort is situated in the first rubber plantation of India, this is where the Britishers had introduced rubber in India from Malaysia. The plantation was planted in 1904. The first rubber more than a 100 Years old fell during strong winds half a decade back. The plantation still grows rubber from which rubber sap is collected and processed into sheets.
At Tapovan you get a chance to experience this first hand. You could stroll through the plantations and have a great relaxing time.