The Serai Chikmagalur


  • Private villas with pool or jacuzzi
  • Tour the coffee plantation and sample the end product
  • Range of sports facilities
  • Relax with a spa treatment
  • Explore by bike and on foot

Open: The Serai Chikmagalur is open all year.

Location: The hotel is on a 28 hectare coffee and spice plantation, in the south west of Karnataka state. The closest international airport is Bangalore, a 5 hour, 260kms, drive away.

Rooms: There are 29 villas. These comprise 14 double and 6 twin villas (255sqm) with private pools, 4 double villas with private jacuzzi, all single-storey buildings, 4 double terraces arranged over 2 floors with private pool, and the presidential villa with 2 bedrooms, a dining room, private pool and jacuzzi. Each villa and terrace occupies 255 square metres and the presidential villa has an area of 547 square metres. Each has tea and coffee maker, minibar, TV, DVD player, hair dryer, bathtub, indoor and outdoor shower, and private outside seating. Villas and terraces can sleep up to 4 people, and the presidential villa can accommodate up to 6.

Activities: You can play billiards, chess and board games in the activity centre. Outdoors you can walk in the plantation, explore by bike and take a coffee tour. Sports available include tennis, cricket, football, badminton and volleyball. Yoga sessions can be arranged. Other activities are offered at extra charge and include mountain biking, archery and a number of excursions including treks to Mulayangiri, the highest peak in Karnataka.

Facilities: There is a lounge bar, open from 11am to 11pm, a restaurant (see below), outdoor swimming pool and children’s pool. Oma Spa has steam and therapy rooms, and there’s a gym with weights, a multigym, exercise bike and treadmill. There are indoor games and a children’s play area with a swing, slide and seesaw.

Dining: Odyssey restaurant serves several types of cuisine and is open for breakfast (07:30 till 10:30), lunch (12:30-14:30) and dinner (19:30 to 22:30).

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access.

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