Coorg, known as the "Scotland of India," attracts visitors of all types, including wildlife photographers, families, nature enthusiasts, and even honeymooners, thanks to the pleasant climate, water bodies, rolling plantations, valleys, and rich culture. If you're planning a trip to Coorg, here's a list of homestays to consider.
The Bungalow 1934, Yevakapadi
The Bungalow is a 100-year-old heritage house located on a hilltop with a waterfall within walking distance. It has four lovely guestrooms, decorated with wooden tables and panels, as well as traditional artefacts and animal head decor on the walls. The homestay offers local Coorg cuisine and a barbecue around a bonfire that adds to the charm.
Address: 6JJX+8R9, Unnamed Road, Yevakapadi, Karnataka
Honey Pot Homes, Madikeri
Honey Pot Homes, located on a 225-acre coffee estate, offers premium rooms and cottage-style accommodations equipped with free Wi-Fi, hot water, and a coffee maker. When you're here, you can hike the estate trails, curl up by the bonfire, or bond over a game of table tennis or carrom.
Address: Sandalkad Estate, 7 kms before Madikeri, Madikeri, Karnataka
School Estate, Virajpet
School Estate is a boutique Coorg homestay set among acres of coffee, pepper, cardamom, and areca plantations. With a 150-year history, the architecture is a blend of German influences and Kodagu artefacts. They offer continental and regional cuisine made with ingredients from their estate. To relax, lay in a hammock under a tree or go fishing, cycling, or mountain hiking.
Address: The School Estate, Engilegere, Sidapur, virajpet Taluk Coorg, Karnataka
Notting Hill Homestay, Madikeri
Notting Hill homestay is perched on top of Stuart Hill in Madikeri, with cottage-style accommodation consisting of three bedrooms, a living room with television, and local cuisine to feast on. Adults and children alike can keep themselves engaged with books to read and interesting board games.
Address: 1428, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka
Spice Garden Coorg Homestay, Madikeri
Mr. and Mrs. Naveen, the hosts, will make you feel at home at Spice Garden homestay. The pet-friendly property has tented accommodations, swings, and a hammock under the trees, in addition to family rooms. The host, who is a wildlife enthusiast, will gladly show you around the 90-acre forest estate, which is home to various species of birds.
Address: Ibinivalavadi Siddapur, Road, Madikeri, Karnataka
Silver Brook Estate Homestay, Madikeri
Several birds and butterflies live in Kadagadal Village flowering trees, peppercorn plantations, and silver oak trees surrounding the homestay. The property has three types of accommodations with plenty of natural light and meal selections that include both local and continental options. Unwind by the brook, trek around the coffee estate, or bond over a bonfire and karaoke session.
Address: Kadagadal Village, Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka
Honey Valley Homestay, Yevakapadi
Honey Valley is a haven for nature lovers, as the homestay is surrounded by rainforests brimming with flora and fauna. The property has six different types of accommodations, with verandahs, and also features a backpacker’s room. The meal options are mostly vegetarian, but chicken and pork dishes are available on request for an additional fee. There is also a library, campfire, waterfall, and plantation walks to enjoy.
Address: PO, Yevakapadi, Karnataka
Gowri Nivas Homestay, Madikeri
The ancestral home is located in the heart of Madikeri and is well-known for its hospitality. The quaint Kodava homestay is adorned with handmade floor tiles, antique windows, and doors, and has two types of accommodations: a cottage and a house, both of which have a TV, hot water kettle, hot water for bathing, and sit-out.
Address: New extension, Madikeri, Karnataka
Serene Woods, Madikeri
Serene Woods, nestled among coffee plantations and pepper vines, offers cottage accommodations as well as a common dining room serving local cuisine and other dishes on request. Play a board game, go for a hike, or take a stroll along the streams. If you're up to exploring the local food, check with the reception desk and they will guide you to the best food joints in town.
Address: Ibni Valavadi Village, Madikeri, Karnataka
The Kedakal Estate, Suntikoppa
Kedakal Estate is a boutique homestay with four luxurious bedrooms and a deck area overlooking the coffee plantations and valleys. Enjoy homely dishes prepared by the hostess, cycle around the winding plantation trails, or relax in the hammock.
Address: CQPX+92H, Kedakal Post, Suntikoppa, Karnataka
Contact +91827239250 / +918272239140 for bookings and more information
The restored heritage home is situated on the outskirts of Madikeri, amidst twelve acres of lush green forest. The two-story house has three bedrooms, a sitting room, and a common garden with stunning views of the green landscape. A driver's room is also available on-site for an additional fee.
Address: CP6P+HV7, Mangalore - Mysore Highway, Stuart Hill, Madikeri, Karnataka
HighFields Coorg, near Kodava Samaj, Virajpet
The boutique homestay has four well-appointed bedrooms, each with its own bathroom, as well as a living room with views of the misty mountains. On request, activities such as a bonfire and barbecue, as well as fishing in a nearby pond, are available. You could also purchase local spices, coffee, and fruits such as rambutan, butter fruit, and figs at the property.
Address: 6Q8W+2VM, Kukulur village, near Kodava Samaj, Virajpet, Karnataka
Nature’s Spot Cottages, near Iruppu Falls, Virajpet
Nature's Spot Cottages is a homestay built on the foothills of the Brahmagiri hills and is close to Iruppu Falls. There is a dining room where meals are served, as well as a variety of activities such as fishing, a stream walk, and kayaking to keep you engaged.
Address: Beeruga village, near Iruppu Falls, Kurchi, post, Virajpet, Karnataka
Saatvik Coorg Homestay, Kushalnagar
The homestay is located near tourist attractions including Dubare Camp, Golden Temple, and Mandalpatti, and offers dual cottage, standard room, and dormitory options for accommodation as well as homely vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals. You can also unwind in the property's refreshing pool.
Address: Nearby Sainik school Chittoor village Kudige, Kushalnagar, Karnataka
Spring Dale Estate, Arapattu Village
Spring Dale Estate is located in the southern part of Coorg, amidst a 100-acre spice plantation, and features four independent villas with a common dining area overlooking the picturesque plantations. At this stay, you can fish by the pond, play chess, or cricket, or simply stroll through the dense trails of the coffee plantation.
Address: 6PCP+GC2, Kadanga Town Square, Arapattu Village, Coorg, Karnataka
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