Vivanta by Taj Madikeri
This upscale resort set in 73 hectares of rainforest lies 5 miles (8 km) from the 17th-century Madikeri Fort and 8.5 miles (13 km) from the scenic Abbey Falls.
Featuring exposed beams and paneled ceilings, the luxurious rooms have free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minibars, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add living space, while the 1-bedroom villas offer balconies, fireplaces and plunge pools.
There are 4 dining options including an international restaurant and a poolside grill, as well as a hip bar. There’s also an outdoor pool, a spa and a fitness room. Activities include trekking, coffee tasting and pottery sessions are also available.
Coorg, also known as Kodagu, is a region in Southern India, in between Goa and Kerala. Madikeri is a hill station town in Coorg.
Coorg homes several communities with diverse ethnic origins. Coorgies or Kodavas are the main ethnic community. Gowdas (Arey bhashe gowdas or Coorg gowdas), Tamilians, Malayalees, Mophlas or Mapilles (Muslims) communities also share a part. There are some tribal groups such as the Kurubas, Kudiyas, Yeravas who are said to be the tribal origins of Coorg.
Coorg is one of India’s famous travel destination and has been called the Scotland of India by the British and also called as the Kashmir of South India.
Coorg’s natural beauty, the people, the culture and the food is the major attraction which draws people towards Coorg from all over the world.