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  • Coorg is the anglicised name of the Kodagu district in Karnataka. Known for its lush green environs, Coorg is a very popular tourist destination in Karnataka. The beautiful velvety green hills and their peaks peeping out of a misty cloud cover and the salubrious weather of Coorg are an irresistible temptation for those who are tired of the madness and chaos of cities. With the booming of the tourism industry in Coorg, a number of luxury resorts have sprouted in different parts of the district. These luxury resorts are an epitome of luxury, comfort and sophistication, yet they are reflective of the traditions and culture of the region.

    There are several great resorts in Coorg, so if you are wondering how to zero in on the perfect resort for yourself, we are here to help. Here are some of the best luxury honeymoon resorts in Coorg that promise and deliver the best of accommodation facilities and services to make your stay enjoyable in Coorg.

    Sift through these Coorg luxury resorts to pick one that fits your pocket and preferences to make your trip to this beautiful destination worth every penny you invest. These Coorg luxury resorts have established their identity as the best service providers through their impeccable services and world class facilities.

    While on a trip, it is not only important to choose the right travel operator but also the right hotel to ensure that your trip is just as exciting and enjoyable as you want it to be.


    Following is the list to choose from the best luxury resorts in Coorg for your stay:

  • 01The Tamara

    The Tamara

    The Tamara is another one among the best luxury resorts in Coorg. Each room at the Tamara sprawls expansively and is done up in the most contemporary tropical furnishings. Each room opens into an expansive balcony which facilitates easy viewing of the spectacular surroundings of the resort. For accommodation, guests can choose from luxury cottages, superior luxury cottages, suite cottages, premium suites and Eden’s Lotus Suite. The Luxury Cottages at the Tamara sprawl over 660 sq ft and open into a huge balcony that allows you to soak in the beauty of the surroundings. Besides a comfortable bed in the bedroom, the rooms also have a palatial living room which is fitted with four-seater futons. The luxury cottages also have a sun deck with deck chairs which allow guests to watch the sun rise and set in the horizon from the comfort of their sun decks.

    The superior luxury cottages are of the same size as the luxury cottages and have balconies that present a splendid view of the Western Ghats. All rooms have their own living spaces, furnished with extremely beautiful drapery and tapestry. The superior luxury cottages too have a sun deck which allow you to witness the sun rise and set in the horizon. The suite cottages are ultra modern and bright and cheerful. Spread over a sprawling 992 sq ft, these suites are perfect for those who crave for privacy and space. These rooms resemble log cabins and utmost care has been taken to ensure that there is ample amount of sunlight entering the rooms.

    The premium suites spread over the same area as the suite cottages. However, they are built at an elevation of  3,800 ft and overlook the beautiful hillside. Fitted with the most comfortable furnishings and all modern amenities, these premium suites promise your luxury and comfort. The most attractive is the Eden’s Lotus Suite which sprawls over 1,839 ft and has two bedrooms, two bathrooms with steam shower, a private jacuzzi and an enormous living area.

    Apart from comfortable yet lavish accommodation, the resort also has three restaurants – a multi-cuisine restaurant called The Falls, which offers Indian, international and fusion cuisines; a lounge bar called The Deck and a coffee shop cum shopping arcade called The Verandah. The resort also offers some very interesting activities such as plantation tours, nature walks, rudraksh trails, bird watching, yoga and meditation, ayurvedic spas to its guests. It also has a fabulous spa called The Elevation.

    Luxury Stay at the Tamara Resort in Coorg

    Luxury Stay at the Tamara Resort in Coorg

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  • 02The Windflower Resorts

    The Windflower Resorts

    Flanked by three wildlife sanctuaries and a national park, the Windflower Resorts is undoubtedly one of the best among Coorg luxury resorts. The resort offers comfortable accommodation and other facilities to ensure that each guest has the best time during his stay at The Windflower Resorts. The Windflower Resorts and Spa offers luxurious and spacious rooms for accommodation that are fitted with all modern amenities. The Windflower Resorts is the embodiment of luxury in the midst of the wilderness of Coorg. Guests can choose from Windflower Villas, Windflower Suites and Windflower Studios for accommodation.

    The Windflower Villas are as beautiful as the Garden of Eden. The rooms have a master bedroom and spacious living rooms. The Windflower Suites are the epitome of luxury and boast of expansive bedrooms, a living and entertainment area, a private Jacuzzi and a sprawling sit-out. The entertainment area has a sofa-cum-bed to make your stay even more comfortable. The Windflower Resort has about 12 studio rooms, each of which opens into huge balconies that allow you to soak in the lush green beauty of the surroundings. Each studio is fitted with a glass steam-shower cube, and open to sky rain shower, a four bed in the palatial bedroom, and other luxuries.

    Apart from comfortable accommodation, the Windflower resort also offers facilities such as Wi-Fi connectivity in each room, DVD players, individually controlled air-conditioning in every room, electronic safe in each room, infinity swimming pool, lotus pond, reading lounge and free use of steam and chilled showers for its guests. The Windflower Resort in Coorg has a fine dining restaurant which offers the choicest dishes from the Asian, Continental and Indian cuisines. Guests can also order authentic dishes from the Coorgi cuisine at the restaurant.

    If you are health conscious or on a fitness diet, you can order your meals offered in the Spa cuisine. The restaurant also specialises in authentic Kodava cuisine, private dining and food for tiny tots.

    Relishing Stay at Windflower Resort and Spa in Coorg

    Relishing Stay at Windflower Resort and Spa in Coorg

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    O13,500

  • 03Orange County Resort

    The Orange County Resort is one of the best luxury resorts in Coorg. The resort offers you the best accommodation, services and facilities, and also provides you the opportunity to experience the culture and essence of the land in a very subtle way. The Orange County Resort is built on the theme of coffee, spice and plantations to reflect the life of the natives and the locals belonging to the region. The resort is situated amidst hundreds of acres of coffee plantations and is surrounded on both sides by Dubare Reserve Forest and River Cauvery, respectively.

    The Orange County Resort offers lavishly decorated rooms which are no less than a haven of comfort and style. Guests can choose from beautiful Kodava style Private Pool Villas, Lily Pool Villas, Lily Pool Cottages and Lily Pool Bungalows. The Private Pool Villas have a separate living room, an en-suite bedroom, a courtyard and a personal swimming pool with deck chairs. The Lily Pool Villas or the Lily Pool Bungalows are a plantation-style two-bedroom luxury suites with two baths and a spacious living room.

    These bungalows are perfect for families and have a spacious sit-out facing a beautiful lily pond, and hence the name given to them. The Lily Pool Cottages are luxury plantation-style suites with beautiful, spacious bedrooms, and are perfect for couples. These beautiful suites come with spacious sit-outs that overlook a courtyard and a beautiful pool which is set amidst a lovely lily pond. The Orange County Resort has state-of-the-art restaurants that offer the choicest dishes from the Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisines. The Peppercorn restaurant is dedicated to grill dishes and serves amazing kebabs and grill food. The restaurant is set in a very serene setting and faces a private lake.

  • 04Heritage Resort

    The Heritage Resort is one of the best among Coorg luxury resorts. The Heritage Resort offers beautiful and cosy cottages for single and double occupancy. All cottages are fitted with modern amenities and facilities such as in-room LCD television, in-room dialing facility, tea and coffee makers, safety deposit lockers, daily housekeeping, private bathrooms in all rooms, and more.

    Among the facilities and services offered at the Heritage Resort, you can avail of unlimited room service, conference cum banquet halls, travel desk, doctor on call and currency exchange. The resort also offers facilities and activities such as swimming pool, cycling, kite flying, Ayurveda Centre and games for the entertainment of its guests.

    The Heritage Resort has a world class restaurant which offers the choicest dishes from Coorg, as well as South Indian, North Indian and Continental cuisines.

  • 05Vivanta by Taj

    Vivanta by Taj is undoubtedly one among the best luxury resorts in Coorg. The hotel is situated in Madikeri in Coorg at an altitude of 4000 ft in the midst of 180 acre of lush rainforest. The resort derives its inspiration from the Coorg style houses and has sloping roofs, pillars, open to sky entrances, and other quaint local architectural forms. Vivanta by Taj at Madikeri has about 62 rooms and villas and a Presidential Nirvana Suite. All the cottages are very spacious and each room is not less than 74 sq mt. All rooms are fitted with large windows to let guests enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Each cottage is fitted with all modern amenities and a fireplace.

    There are five luxury bliss villas which are spread over an area of 3,300 sq ft and come with a built-in indoor panel and a retractable sun-roof. The Presidential Nirvana Suite sprawls over 9000 ft and has three bedrooms, a swimming pool, a living pavilion by the pool, a private Jacuzzi and a central courtyard.


  • 06Kadkani River Resort

    The Kadkani River Resort is undoubtedly one among the best luxury resorts in Coorg. The Kadkani resort has several beautiful and comfortable cottages to offer to its guests. Guests can choose from the Den Cottage, the Deluxe Cottage and the Premium Cottage. The Den Cottages have been prepared in a very rustic style reflective of the traditions and culture of the region. They are fitted with all modern amenities to ensure complete comfort to its inmates. The Deluxe Cottage is a traditional style cottage with a large verandah and expansive sun-lit bathrooms.

    The cottages too boast of all modern amenities to ensure the comfort of guests. The Premium Cottage is a large duplex cottage with spacious living area, comfortable bedroom and semi-outdoor dining. Besides offering comfortable accommodation, the Kadkani River Resort offers a number of activities for the entertainment of its guests.

    These activities include river rafting on the River Cauvery, trekking along the river banks and plantations under the guidance of a professional naturalist, trying a hand at golf, a host of indoor games such as table tennis and board games, a beautiful and well-maintained swimming pool, a hobby centre for children, a conference hall, beach volleyball, and bonfire with barbeque. The most attractive feature of the Kadkani River Resort is its Golf Academy. It is has a beautiful 9-hole golf course laced with arecanut trees and coffee plantations.

  • 07Amanavana – Luxury Boutique Spa Resort

    Amanavana is a luxury boutique spa resort situated in Coorg and is one among the best Coorg luxury resorts. Guests can choose from the boutique bungalows offered by the Amanavana for accommodation. The bungalows have a spacious patio, living room and bedroom and are fitted with all modern amenities to ensure guests have a comfortable and enjoyable stay. The bungalows are in three-colour schemes, representing various elements of creation – Red, which represents fire; Yellow, which represents the Sun, and Green, which represents the Earth. Each bungalow has been carefully put together and reflects the serenity and tranquillity of the nature surrounding it.

    All rooms are embellished with banana fibre blinds, which have been hand woven by the women’s weaver society. The courtyard opens into little gardens and a lotus-filled pond where little guppy fish can be seen flitting about.

    The Amanavana also has a beautiful restaurant called the Rainbow Room, where you enjoy a fine dining experience and also look at beautiful rainbows in the horizon. The Rainbow Room is an indoor dining restaurant with a well-equipped open bar and a fireplace that is lit during the winters and rainy season. The chefs at the restaurant are experts at whipping up delicacies from North Indian, South Indian, Continental and Coorg cuisines. The Amanavana is best known for its Spa called the Sunken Spa.  Located on the banks of the River Cauvery, the spa offers 40 different spa treatments that will enhance your experience at the resort.

    Some of the treatments offered at the spa include the Body Blast, the Vinotherapy, the Chocolate Delight, full body massages, anti-stress massage, effleurage, and a host of other therapies and treatments.

  • 08Club Mahindra

    The Club Mahindra group is well known for their resorts and high end facilities. The Club Mahindra resort in Madikeri in Coorg is no different. The resort offers comfortable accommodation, high-end services and a lot of interesting activities to its guests. It has fine dining facilities which allow guests to enjoy the best of India, Chinese, Continental and authentic Coorg dishes.

Resorts in Coorg

Luxury in Coorg

Attractions

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Kumara Parvatha Hill

During the monsoon, pools of clouds hover over the hill of Kumara Parvatha, during winter, the entire hill takes the shades of orange and summers are hot.  There are two trekking routes to reach the camping ground of Kumara Parvatha Hill- one being Somwarpet and other Kukke Subramanya. 

Both the routes have plenty of waterfalls and abundance of greenery. Watching the sunrise from atop has been the favourite activity among people who hike up the hill. Camping is not allowed at the peak so while you visit the forest department to pay and enter the trek route, you have to leave your gears behind. 

You can camp near or next to the forest department or at Manscape. The hiking trail on the Somwarpet route goes around a 6 to 7 KM (one side) deep forest patch with multiple waterfalls. The 16 KM trail from Subramanya to Kumara Parvatha peak is filled with meadows and views of the western ghats making the long route exceptionally beautiful.

Height: 1712 Mts

Location: Pushpagiri, Kumaralli, Karnataka 571236

Best Time to visit: October to February.

Entry fee: INR 75 is paid at the forest office as a trekking fee and another 100 for Camera.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

Average time required to visit the place: It takes 8 to 10 Hours to trek the hill.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 63 to 64 KM.

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Tadiandamol Peak

This is the highest peak in Kadakke and this moderate trekking route can be taken by even amateur hikers as the path is a decent climb except after Rock Point, from where the trail becomes a little narrower. 

The view from the top can take your breath away, incredibly surreal especially if you encounter clouds, see them engulfing the apex portion of the hills. 

This small square like design built of mortar and bricks where The king used to come with her queen to sit and enjoy the sunsets and sunrises in the distant horizon of high and low-rise mountains engulfed by white creamy mist. 

Tadiandamol Peak counts as one of the isolated places to visit in Coorg which is a pretty getaway in the lap of mountains and greenery.

Height: 1748 m

Location: Tadiandamol, Yevakapadi, Karnataka, 571212, India

Best Time to visit: December to May

Entry fee: No entry fee.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all seven days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: The trek takes around 5 to 6 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 37 KM

Coorg is known to be one of the best adventure destinations in India. It homes a lot of adventure camping sites, to experience the best camping trip check out the places to camp in Coorg.

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Dubare Elephant Camp

This river camp has trained Elephants and their mahout who bathe them and feed them. The Dubare Elephant Camp is a project which is run together by the forest department and Jungle Lodges and Resorts Ltd. 

There are naturalists who elucidate the biology, ecology and the history of Elephants to the visitors and you can not only see them but even participate in the river bath, and feeding. There are about 150 Elephants in every such camp of the Karnataka Forest Department and is a great way of promoting eco-tourism in the state. 

The project mainly started for the cause of conserving and understanding Elephants in India which is now becoming one of the major attractions in Coorg. 

One can hear the gurgling sound of the river Cauvery as it is situated on the banks of the river and also indulge in various activities which enable a close encounter with these beautiful mammals. 

Dubare Elephant camp is one of the amazing places to visit in Coorg for a wild adventure.

Location: Dubare Reserve Forest, India

Best Time to visit: Take an evening jeep safari along with a trained naturalist.

Entry fee: If you want to feed the Elephants, the kit will cost INR 20, if you want to bathe the Elephants then the fee is INR 100 per head.

Timings: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: More than 3 Hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 30 KM

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Nishani Motte

When you explore the lesser known destination, it fills you with euphoria and Nishani Motte peak is one of those places to visit in Coorg. It is a trek of 15 kilometres that brings the uber joy of departing into an unknown land. 

The trail goes through forest research, long paddy stretches, aromatic coffee states and small rivulets and streams. The unadulterated sight of river Cauvery or Kaveri is so soul-altering that you can sit by the bank of the river and spend some lone time. You can book the Nishani Motte Trek Tour from our platform at the best deals.

Height: 4167 ft.

Location: Nishanimotte, Bhagamandala Village, Karnataka

Best Time to visit: Winter and Autumn

Entry fee: No entry fee

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM.

Average time required to visit the place: 2 days (trek)

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Around 12 to 15 KM

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Mallalli Falls

Mallali falls take abode at the base of the Pushpagiri hills at a distance of 26 KM from Somvarpet village. Originating from River Kumaradhara, the falls takes a dive from more than 1000 meters and gradually drains in the Arabian Sea. 

It is always better to visit this waterfall during the rainy season as it is a seasonal waterfall and is boasted along the Abbey falls.  

After a 10 KM drive from Somwarpet to Kalahari Road, the trekking routes for Mallali falls starts which is around 2 to 3 KM and there are wide steps for visitors to climb up to the falls. 

The best way to enjoy the drizzle and cool breeze at the fall is to trek through the gorgeous trails of the western ghats.

Height: 200 ft.

Location: Somvarpet 573123, India

Best Time to visit: October to February.

Entry fee: Entry is free.

Timings: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM on all the days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: 3 to 4 hours.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Around 57 to 58 KM.

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Coffee Plantation Visit

There are numerous coffee plantations in Coorg. This region has acquired worldwide fame for its coffee plantations. There are government owned and private coffee plantations here. When you visit a plantation, you can join hands with expert coffee pickers. They entertain you with never-heard-before information on the techniques of coffee picking. Most harvesting activities are manual in these coffee plantations and only rarely are machines used.

You can get guided tours through these plantations if you are a first time visitor. Otherwise, you can venture into these verdant regions and breathe in the pure air. There are innumerable thriving estates. The vast expanses of coffee plants beckon you to explore them.

The winding paths leading through them are enchanting. Coffee estate owners provide these tours. More than recreational, these visits are informative. You are informed and educated on the various methodologies and processes followed to grow coffee. You get information on the entire process – from the coffee picking to the refinement procedure.

Companies such as Tata and Bombay Burmah have their coffee plantations here. Even they provide coffee estate tours. You can check with their PR office on these details. If you want to have a coffee plantation stay experience in Coorg, then there are plenty of homestays in Coorg that provide such stays in adjoining regions.

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Pushpagiri Hill

One needs to register their names at the checkpoint before starting the trek, however, there is no entry fee, it is highly suggested to hire a guide at Bidahalli or Heggadamane villages for a smooth trekking experience. 

Pushpagiri is the second highest Peak in Coorg, first in the Pushpagiri wildlife sanctuary and sixth in the entire Karnataka state. It is one of the best Coorg tourist places to wander around. 

The trekking route gradually changes into difficult from moderate as you near the peak, the 7 KM route from the check post is usually covered in 3 to 4 hours one way.

Height: 5626 feet

Location: Pushpagiri, Kumaralli, Karnataka 571236

Best Time to visit: November to March.

Entry fee: No entry fee.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 70 KM.

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Mandalpatti

The shorter route being the Abbi Falls Junctions and the longest being the Makkanduru, visitors often sped up from Abbi Falls Junction and return from Makanda. 

One can even take an early morning Jeep ride to the hill-top viewpoint, a popular spot in Mandalpatti. Mandalpatti is a paradise for nature enthusiasts and trekkers. 

You can park your vehicles near Mandalpatti forest checkpoint and then start trekking or take a jeep ride to the top. One of the nearest Coorg tourist places that have better points and spots to explore on a trekking excursion.

Height: 4050 feet

Location: Madikeri, India

Best Time to visit: November to June. It is better to avoid monsoon as while climbing as to avoid slip-ups.

Entry fee: Entry is free.

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all the days of the week.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 25 to 30 KM

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Kote Betta Hill

Kote Better Hill is one of the sightseeing places in Coorg which is also the third highest peak in Coorg. It is definitely a place for the sore eyes, a slice of heaven and a maze of greenery. 

Take a bumpy jeep ride crossing the twisty and muddy narrow lanes until you reach the foothills of Kote Betta. Start your climb to reach the peak, you will find temples and lakes such as Ardhanarishwara temple and a couple of lakes nearby the temple en route. You can book our Kote Betta Trek Tour to have a best trekking experiences. 

Once reached the top you will find an extraordinary view of the valley that falls beneath, a distant view of the Harangi dam and the silhouettes in the sky followed by a beautiful sunset. A day at Kota Betta hill is always a day well spent.

Height: 1748 Metres

Location: Somvarpet, Coorg, Madikeri, India

Best Time to visit: November to February.

Entry fee: No entry fee

Timings: 6 AM to 6 PM on all days of the week.

Average time required to visit the place: A day.

Distance from Madikeri Bus Stand: Approximately 30 KM

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