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    This homestay in Coorg is unbelievable value for money. The rooms and cottages are well designed and beautifully furnished, the food is home-cooked with ingredients fresh from the estate, the hospitality is of the highest level and the experience is one that you’ll just to go through yourself. Perfect for a small groups/ couples looking to enjoy the local experience of Coorg.

What we love

  • Nestled in the midst of coffee plantations are traditional styled cottages that have been built with a whole of lot of love by the owner couple. Pillars, windows, doors and even some of the antique furniture have been sourced from old heritage homes that were on their way to being destroyed while the artistic tiles on the floors have been hand-crafted by artisans from Tamil Nadu.
  • Each of the bedrooms has been done up aesthetically fusing traditional and modern elements perfectly. The rooms come with comfortable four poster beds and an ensuite bathroom that’s equipped with all the modern amenities to make for a comfortable stay.
  • Wade through the coffee plantations and learn about the cuppa that wakes up more than half the world! While here, you can go through the a bean to cup coffee plantation tour and learn the difference between Arabica, Robusta and other variants of coffee!
  • The region of Coorg is endowed with interesting fables and legends surrounding the living communities that create the multi-coloured fabric of Coorg. The origin of the people is unknown, thus giving rise to enthralling stories of their descent. According to one of the legends, the Indo-Greek soldiers migrated to this region and married the local people after the conquest of Alexander the Great.
  • Listen to and discuss more of these interesting legends, get to know more about the lay of the land, it’s flora and fauna from the passionate owners over freshly brewed cups of coffee. This is really one of the biggest highlights of staying at an owner run and managed place. They not only demystify what’s around you but extend the highest levels of hospitality ensuring you don’t leave as guests but as good friends!

What to know

  • Enjoy the culinary traditions that Coorg harbours when you savour the exotic melange of ‘Kodava Outhana’ or traditional Coorgi meal. For the meat lovers, we recommend the Pandi curry (pork curry) traditionally served with Kadumbuttu, a type of rice dumplings. At other times, you can enjoy home-cooked fares of Indian and Continental with most ingredients freshly picked (we loved the freshly crushed pepper) from the estate. We also recommend trying the interesting Kachampuli, a Coorgi vinegar that has anti-cholesterol and other medicinal properties and is also believed to keep the fat in check! All that pork may not be so harmful after all :)
  • There are two cottages - one with 2 bedrooms and another with 3 bedrooms. This place is perfect for a group of 10 or even smaller groups of 4 and 6. Of course, if you’re a couple, you can book too.
  • If the weather plays spoilt sport or for when you’d just like to stay indoors, play a board game with your loved ones or pick a book from the library and read it at the verandahs or gardens while in the lap of nature. Just the way to be on a vacation, don’t you think?
  • You’re going to be in the midst of nature, forest and the greens. If 4 and 8 legged creepy crawlies come and say a little hello, don’t freak out. You’re really on their land. Through the day, you’ll also hear the song of the birds - a sound that’s so soothing and relaxing - a welcome change from the sound of car horns we’re all accustomed to.
  • If you’d like to check work mails or browse, WiFi is available in the common sitting area.

Bedroom

  • Airconditioning
  • Balcony/ sit out area
  • Television
  • In-room safe
  • Hot water
  • Complimentary water
  • Room Service
  • Internet

Connectivity

  • Wifi
  • Car rental facility
  • Credit card accepted

Spaces

  • Living and lounge area
  • Dining Area
  • Lawns/ gardens

Entertainment

  • Swimming Pool
  • Massage & spa

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair access
  • Child friendly
  • Suitable for events
  • Pets allowed

Housekeeping

  • Towels/ toiletries
  • Laundry

Food

  • Bar
  • Restaurant

Staff

  • Manager
  • Housekeeper
  • Chef/ cook

Safety

  • Doctor on call
  • Power back up
Below rates are indicative. Send booking request for lowest rates Show rates in Indian Rupee
Room Type Currency 2 February to 31
March '17
1 April to 30
April '17
1 May to 31
May '17
1 June to 15
September '17
16 September to 31
January '18
1 February to 31
March '18
Room INR 5,750 5,750 6,750 5,400 6,300 5,400

Rate Includes

  • Accommodation on double occupancy basis
  • Buffet breakfast and dinner for two people

Please note, rates may be higher for long weekends/ special holidays.

Additional Details

Taxes:

  • GST of 18% will be applicable on the above mentioned rates

Extra Bed Charges:

  • No charges will apply for children below 5 years of age
  • For children between 5 to 12 years of age, an extra bed can be provided at INR 1500 per child per night
  • An extra bed can be provided at an additional charge of INR 1750 for people over 12 years of age

Meal Charges:

  • A buffet lunch/ dinner can be provided at an additional charge of INR 375 per adult and INR 190 per child

Check in and check out time: 12 Noon and 11 am

Awesome Things to do nearby

1

Coffee Plantation Trail

Ever stepped into a coffee boutique, glanced through the various brands of coffee on display, but got stumped as soon as you read the words ‘Arabica’ and ‘Robusta’ not knowing which one to pick? Probably heard of the Malabar blend ever since you had your first cup of coffee but never understood what ‘monsooned blend’ meant?

Dispel the darkness that shrouds your knowledge of coffee and how it is made with a walk into the coffee plantation.

Take a guided tour of the working coffee and spice plantation and get to know first-hand the processes involved in making that cup of coffee! If you’re lucky, you may get to see a coffee plantation in full bloom with white flowers. You could also join the plantation workers while they go about their daily business, demystifying the world of coffee to you!

Coffee Plantation, Coorg, Karnataka
Coffee Plantation, Coorg, Karnataka
Coffee Seeds, Coorg, Karnataka
Coffee Seeds, Coorg, Karnataka
2

Bylakuppe - Little Tibet in India

​Nestled amongst the lush green rice paddies of South India sits the Tibetan settlement of Bylakuppe, the largest Tibetan settlement outside of Tibet.

The Golden Temple, located within the Namdroling Monastery, will take your breath away. Take off your shoes and walk up the steps into this ornate temple to stand stunned in the beauty of its three gargantuan statues of Buddha, their gold and copper-plated benevolent smiles presiding over the high-ceilinged room. The temple itself is a powerful testament of devotion, every inch adorned with detailed murals and carvings. There is an energy here that will draw you to linger, perhaps sitting on one of the blue cushions offered on the expanse of floor, inviting you to spend some time in meditation or contemplation.

Bylakuppe, Karnataka
Bylakuppe, Karnataka
Golden Temple, Bylakuppe, Karnataka
Golden Temple, Bylakuppe, Karnataka
3

Nagarhole National Park

Safari Timings - Morning 6 am to 9:30 am and afternoon, 3 pm to 7 pm

Nagarhole National Park, a tiger reserve in Karnataka, was the hunting grounds of the former rulers of the Kingdom of Mysore. The park derives its name from naga, which means snakes and hole, which means streams. The park with its rich forests consisting of rosewood, teak, sandalwood and silver oak trees, meandering brooks and streams, waterfalls and hills, is the home to the Asian elephants, tigers, leopards, Indian bison, jackals, grey mongoose and the spotted deer.

With over 300 species of birds, the park is a bird watchers’ paradise. Pull out your binoculars on the game drive and let the experienced naturalist demystify the bird calls. Look out for the critically endangered Oriental White-Backed Vulture and the nearly threatened darters and the oriental white ibis.

During your drive, you may also chance upon the Jenu Kurubas, the local tribals that still live in the forest. They’re traditional food gatherers and honey collectors - the term ‘Jenu’ means ‘honey’ while ‘kuruba’ means ‘shepherd’. The government has been trying for a while to relocate them but this has been difficult given their strong attachment and love for the forests.

A tiger quenching his thirst, Nagarhole National Park
A tiger quenching his thirst, Nagarhole National Park
The Common Hoopoe in Nagarhole National Park
The Common Hoopoe in Nagarhole National Park
Leopard on a tree, Nagarhole National Park
Leopard on a tree, Nagarhole National Park