Flanked by hills and swathed in greenery, life in the shoes of the locals in Coorg is certainly an experience worth having. And what better way to get a feel of the local culture than by staying in a homestay?
This property in Coorg seamlessly blends in with the plantations and picturesque hills flanking it. In peace and harmony with nature, the homestay has classic tiled roofs and a red flooring that beautifully compliments its white walls. The wide open verandah overlooks a manicured garden dotted with purple flowers on the border.
The interiors too paint a picture of simplicity. Lined with an elementary decor, the rooms radiate an ambience of warmth and serenity. The hosts are a local family that leaves no stone unturned to provide guests with the comfort of a home. The food served comprises of delectable Malabar cuisine, since the hosts are from Kannur in Kerala, along with authentic Kodava delicacies as well as homemade desserts made from farm-fresh fruits will be an absolute joy for those with a sweet tooth.
A stone's throw away from Madikeri, the strategically located homestay offers easy connectivity to major tourist hotspots in the region. Talacauvery, the source of the sacred Cauvery river, the temples Bagamandala and Omkareshwara, the falls of Abbey and the Tibetian Golden temple are among the many places you could go to while staying at this property.
The homestay also has many domesticated animals like hamsters, rabbits, ducks and hens. Feed the numerous pets or spend an afternoon fishing in the pond. Away from the concrete jungle, the charm of country life will soothe your tired body and mind. It offers a chance to explore the hill station of Coorg through its flavours, picturesque landscapes and coffee-infused roads, and experience the warm hospitality of the locals during your stay here.