8 Long Weekend Getaways under 100 km from Bangalore
This list is for you if you're looking to unwind, soak in the quiet of nature, or spend quality time with friends and family over a weekend in and around Bangalore. So, fuel your tank and pack your bags, for these places will make you yearn to book your experience right away.
Aashrey Getaway, Bagalur-Sarjapur Road
Aashrey Getaway is a green escapade with four spacious rooms, tastefully curated home meals, and artistic nooks. The luxuriant interiors are decked with beautiful murals, framed paintings and cultural art inspired by the South India of yore, handpicked by the host, Mrs Shobha Prasad. Take a breather in their Zen corner, relive your childhood with board games, unwind on the hammock or curl up with family around the bonfire with BBQ, laughs and tales to tell.
Distance: 39.5 kms
Directions: Bagalur - Sarjapur Rd, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Chiguru Farm, Kanakapura Taluk
Experience a rural setting at this organic farm that focuses on sustainable living. Indulge in activities like star gazing, trekking, cycling, and yoga amidst nature. Go fruit picking around the farm and fill your basket with chikoo, guava, lemon, and cherries; play with the cows, calves and sheep. Enjoy a vegetarian rural Karnataka meal and stay in the sustainable farmhouse or a container home built from reused doors, windows and tiles.
Distance: 65.7 kms
Directions:Dodduru, Therubeedi Village, Maralavadi Hobli, Kanakapura Taluk, MDR703, Bilikal Forest, Karnataka
Camp Monk: Bannerghatta Lake Camp
If you’re looking for a glamping experience in town, then Camp Monk: Bannerghatta Lake Camp is the place. Be one with nature at their campsite housing octagon tents, container homes, A-frame glamping tents and cabins overlooking the picturesque lake. If you're in for an adventure, go kayaking on their property or head to a nature trail. If you're there to unwind, lie back on their hammock under starry skies or a canopy of trees and witness the best sunset with a bird's eye view.
Distance: 33.1 kms
Directions: Tharalu Estate, Karnataka
Cliff 362 - A Luxurious Shipping Container, Bukkasagara
This newcomer is not far outside the city and yet away from the bustle. The luxurious shipping container home is constructed from recycled containers and has a contemporary decor. It makes for a great spot to spend a weekend with friends, with amenities like a home theatre, snooker table, view-oriented jacuzzi, and an indoor vertical garden. The container home also has a kid's play area and is pet friendly.
Distance: approximately 24.4 kms
Directions: Sector A, 2nd Main Road (Near 19th Cross), Pride Vatika Layout, Bukkasagara Village, Bannerghatta P.O, Karnataka
With its Instagram-worthy nooks and crannies, this elegant farm stay is perfect for a fun break with friends. The house has two spacious bedrooms, a pool, an open lawn, and a blend of modern Indian and Mediterranean architecture. Picture bright bougainvillaea draping over white walls, old windows, and teal decor. Take a walk around the forest with the caretaker, jump in or dip a toe in their pool while reading a good book, or just unwind by the porch amidst the greenery, while taking a break from your screen.
Distance: 72.0 kms
Directions: Denkanikottai - Palakodu Rd, Denkanikotta R.F, Denkanikottai, Tamil Nadu
Hoopinkai’s Farm Retreat
Hoopinkai is an agri-tourism farm with access to more than 100 acres of land planted with papaya, jackfruit, guava, and tamarind trees to name just a few. The retreat offers varied accommodations including a rustic farmhouse (which can accommodate 12), a living cabin for a smaller group, or soon-to-be-available dorm spaces. Enjoy a picnic by the lake, pet and feed the cow at the dairy farm, or immerse yourself in a sandalwood sapling-making experience which remains the highlight of the stay here.
Distance: 53.8 kms
Directions: 78G2+49W, Dee Mandala Farms, Dobbspet, Karnataka
Thenkani Organic Farms, Santhanapalli
The farmhouse amidst a 5.5-acre organic farm dotted with passion fruit, fig, dragon fruit, pomegranate, and a lot more trees is a green escape that you cannot miss. Picnic under their Honge Mara tree, go on an immersive story walk, make memories over a candlelight dinner with your loved one or simply snuggle up by the bonfire. The property includes two bedrooms large enough to accommodate six adults and for brownie points, the property is pet friendly.
Distance: 73.7 kms
Directions: Dead, Santhanapalli, Tamil Nadu
The Little Ranch, Nelamangala Town
The 160-square-foot premium container home, tucked in a guava farm, has a functional kitchen, cosy accommodation, and breathtaking views of the sunrise right from the window. Experiences like a campfire, BBQ grill, and a candlelight dinner set up are also available at an additional charge. You could opt to have in-house meals or even get your ingredients and cook. The Little Ranch is the ideal place to detox from the hustle and bustle and electronic screens.
Distance: 28.8 kms
Directions: Raju's Farm, Survey #28, Kanuvanahalli Road Sondekoppa, Village, Nelamangala Town, Karnataka
*The distance to the above properties has been stated with Majestic as the starting point.