The Serai Chikmagalur is inspired by coffee and was built in 2008. Located in the city of Chikmagalur in Karnataka, at the foothills of the Mullayanagiri range, this southern region of India is famous for its lush green forests and tall mountains.Chikmagalur is also home to the very first coffee plantations in India.
At 1926 metres above sea level, Mulayanagiri is the highest point in Karnataka.
There are 29 rooms at The Serai Chikmagalur including 20 Estate Villas with Pools, four Estate Terraces, four Estate Villas with Jacuzzis and one Residence.
The 20 Estate Villas with Pools offer one-level accommodation with sliding doors opening onto the outdoor area and pool. The four Estate Terraces offer two-tiered living with views of trees, ferns, plantations and paddy fields from the balcony. The four Estate Villas come with relaxing Jacuzzis to help guests unwind. A waterside walkway leads to the Residence, which offers a designer bedroom, separate living and dining areas and private pool.
WELLNESS & DINING
Odyssey is a modern restaurant serving a variety of local and international dishes, both buffet and a la carte. Breakfast is served from 7.00am to 10.00am, lunch is from 12.30pm to 3.00pm and dinner is served from 7.30pm to 10.00pm. Guests can enjoy cocktails and after-dinner drinks at Blue Sky Lounge, coffee country’s most exquisite lounge bar.
The Oma Spa – Oma meaning ‘life giver’ in Sanskrit – has a range of treatments for guests to choose from, all based on holistic and natural wellness. The signature treatment is the coffee cure, where coffee beans are ground into your back or feet.
‘MUST DO’ ACTIVITIES
At Chikmagalur there are treks for all adventure enthusiasts. The mountain ranges of Chikmagalur offer breathtaking, enthralling trekking routes. Guests can explore the Western Ghat terrain or hike the nature’s trail over the Bababudangiri ranges.
Guests can also experience the process of making coffee from the bean to the cup.
- The Serai Chikmagalur is a five-hour drive or 250km from the Bangaluru International Airport, a two-hour drive from Mysuru and an hour’s drive from Ooty.The resort can be included in any South Indian itinerary being well connected to Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Mangalore