Best Coffee Plantation Stays in Coorg
If thinking about waking up to a picturesque view of lush coffee plantations, sipping a cup of coffee in leisure, and discovering yourself in the heart of nature is what thrills you, then this list of coffee plantation stays in the Scotland of India is for you.
1. Old Kent Estates & Spa, Suntikoppa
History aficionados, nature enthusiasts, and anybody looking for a green escape should head to the lodges with British-style architecture, surrounded by English rose gardens and coffee plantations. Relax at their spa, read a book or two from Colonel Wright's study, or just hike the lush plantation route. This Coorg boutique resort blends historical significance with serene beauty.
Address: Thaikappa Estate, Horoor Post, Suntikoppa, Old Kent Estate Rd, Kodagu
2. Avadale Coorg, Ammathi
Plan a stay at this colonial bungalow, encircled by a 65-acre coffee plantation with tiny creeks running through the property. There is nothing more soothing than wandering down the lovely stream or soaking in the peace and quiet while resting by the pond. If you're feeling adventurous, take an off-road Jeep ride (offered by the stay).
Address: Alathcad Estate, Ammathi, Karnataka
3. Serene Woods, Madikeri
Stay in one of the cosy cottages tucked away inside the 13-acre coffee plantation and wake up to the sound of birds chirping and waterfalls cascading over the estate's grounds. Take a nature stroll and look out for bird species, rare and familiar. Get the best of both worlds at Serene Woods because it's only a 1.5 km drive from the city while still being stashed in a quiet estate away from the bustle.
Address: Ibnivalavadi Village, Madikeri, Kodagu District, Karnataka
4. The Kedakal Estate, Suntikoppa
This boutique homestay is steeped in colonial history with roots in coffee farming. Rise to the enticing aroma of coffee and cardamom, have a fresh brew and savour a Malabar feast from their kitchen as you soak in the panoramic views of the countryside. Explore the winding trails on a bicycle for a closer look at nature or unwind in a hammock under a canopy of trees.
Address: Kedakal Post, Suntikoppa, Karnataka
5. Magnolia Estates & Resort, Virajpet
Magnolia Estate, which was once owned by Colonel William Tippets, received its name from a fragrant white blossom sitting atop a tall tree on the heritage property. Enjoy the harmonious blend of Colonial and Coorg architecture, and nature fanatics can indulge in the rich flora and fauna the property has to offer. For a therapeutic experience, go toe-dipping in their natural lakes, which are also inhabited by beautiful butterflies and moths.
Address: Arji Hills, Near Perumbadi Checkpost, Virajpet, Karnataka
6. Silver Brook Estate Coorg Homestay, Madikeri
At Silver Brook, there is something for everyone. You can spend quality "me" time by the brook with a book, enveloped by pepper, cardamom, and coffee plantations, have a memorable family night with a karaoke session while curled up around the bonfire, or you can work from their estate with a view if you are on a workcation. Wander the coffee plantation, spot a bird or two, and unwind on the cosy property.
Address: Kadagadal Village, Madikeri, Coorg, Karnataka
7. The Tamara Coorg, Madikeri
The eco-resort located 3500 feet above sea level, is laced with hilly terrains, steep slopes, lush green plantations, and even water bodies with a plethora of flora. Among the other experiences the luxurious resort has to offer, take a stroll through their plantations to hear the whooshing of the river, the rustling of the leaves, and the chirping of birds while you get to brew your own coffee to take home as a souvenir.
Address: The Tamara Coorg, Kabbinakad Estate, Yevakapadi, Napoklu, Taluk, Nad, Madikeri, Karnataka
8. Evolve Back, Coorg, Siddapura
Experiences are the focus of this heritage resort, including thrilling coracle rides, tranquil plantation walks, and experiencing a day in the life of a plantation worker. For coffee enthusiasts, they have a museum showcasing the history of coffee cultivation with live sessions on the art and science of gourmet coffee. If you're a leisure traveller looking to unwind, read a book in the lounge gazing out at the coffee and spice farms, or take a dip in the infinity pool with its picturesque views.
Address: Karadigodu Rd, Post, Siddapura, Karnataka
9. WelcomHeritage Ayatana, Coorg, Somwarpet
Ayatana is the perfect pick if you're seeking a luxurious coffee plantation stay with your pooch by your side. Take a relaxing tour through the lovely property, or for an adrenaline rush, zipline through the lush greenery with water splashing beneath you. The best part of your stay here is their private waterfalls.
Address: Aratt Estate, Somwarpet, Kumarahalli, Karnataka