Evolve Back Coorg


  • Experience life on a country estate
  • Spacious villas with courtyards and pools
  • Enjoy nature walks, birdwatching and village visits
  • 3 restaurants offering varied cuisines
  • Ayurveda treatments at the spa
  • Relax in and by the pool

Open: Evolve Back Coorg is open all year.

Location: The hotel is in the 120 hectare Chikkana Halli Estate, at an altitude of 800 metres. The nearest airports are at Mangalore 195 kms away, about a 4-hour drive, and Bangalore 280 kms, a 6-hour drive.

Rooms: There are several types of rooms. Heritage pool villas (408sqm) have a living room, courtyard garden and pool as well as a bedroom and bathroom. Lily pool villas (250sqm) and lily pool cottages (215sqm) also have an en-suite bedroom, lounge, courtyard and lily pool or pond. The lily pool bungalow has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a sitting room, courtyard and lily pool.

Activities: The following are offered free of charge: guided nature walks, guided bird watching, village visits on foot or by bike, guided tours of the plantation, an opportunity to help out with work on the plantation, and a visit to the nearby Bylekuppe Tibetan settlement. Coracle rides on Cauvery River are offered subject to weather conditions and need to be booked and paid for in advance.

Facilities: There are 3 restaurants (see below), a bar and a lounge-cum-library. Recreational facilities include 2 swimming pools (an infinity pool and a family pool), a gym and an Ayurveda spa.

Dining: Granary serves multi-cuisine meals, Plantain Leaf specialises in vegetarian dishes and Peppercorn offers tasty barbecues on the deck by the lake. Meals are eaten at individual tables. Private meals can be arranged.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.

Communication: There is WiFi internet access in main area, payable locally.

Notes: Evolve Back Coorg was previously known as Orange County Coorg.

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