The Serai
Luxury Plantation Stay
@ Chickmagalur, Karnataka

Stylish villas set amidst the hilly region of Malnad. This luxury plantation resort is one of the best in this location giving easy access to the popular tourist spots as well as the lesser visited places of Chikmagalur

Curator's Note

Having personally visited , this is a landmark property. A couples favourite owing to its ease of driveability and amenities and a perfect place to host your family too


  • 70 Acres of plantation area , 7 acres of resort area
  • Live like a king in the expansive estate villas
  • Choice of villas with private pool with gazebo and jacuzzi
  • Equipped with common pools for both adults and toddlers

Things to do

  • Guided plantation walk through the estate , a lil bit of history and biology here - 1 hour
  • Be a coffee maker - Follow your coffee bean from curing to roasting to sipping it as a brew - 3 hours
  • Teach your kids the fine art of cooking with a few simple dishes with the inhouse chefs assisting them - 1 hour
  • Ride a mountain bike through the trails , approx trail distance 15 kms
  • Mullayanagiri- trek right from the base or take a jeep up to a point from where it is only a short hike to the summit.
  • Love birds! - Enjoy spotting and photographing them during a guided walk.

Choose where you want to stay!

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Estate villa

Private Villa Max 2 adults 2 children

This estate villa is expansive , comes with a private pool with a gazebo. A living room which extends to the outer area overlooking the plantations and a bedroom which takes out straight to your private pool.

A private pool party sounds like a plan!

Television, Electric Kettle, Mini Fridge, Toiletries, Electronic Safe, King Size Bed, Coffee, Tea maker, Laundry services, Gazebo, Air Conditioning, Private Swimming Pool, Wheel Chair Accessible, Soundproofing, Ensuite living area
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Estate Terrace

Private Villa Max 3 adults


Television, Balcony, Electric Kettle, Mini Fridge, Toiletries, Electronic Safe, Mini Bar, King Size Bed, Coffee, Tea maker, Laundry services, Open Deck, Hair Dryer, Sofa lounge, Gazebo, Air Conditioning, Private Swimming Pool, Soundproofing

Living Area

603 sq ft.
Television, Sofa lounge, Writing Desk
Ensuite living room to entertain your guests

Why Ecohunters?

Handpicked Accommodations
You get a lot more than just a bed in a room.From unique home stays and hotels to sleeping moored under the stars in a tranquil bay, our options will provide you with the most authentic experience possible and most of these have been visited personally
Cost Benefit
Ecohunters works on contract pricing and owing to our lean operations , we extend the cost benefit to you
Choice of Stays
Experience based Homestay's, Eco-Resorts, Nature Camps addressing Leisure, Adventure , Wild Life Travel. We add new accommodations every week to keep your wish list fresh.
At Ecohunters our trip too begins and ends with you. We are available to address your concerns before , during and after your reservation with us , there are no queues ,long holds or redundant answers.
Real Time Booking Vs Enquiry Booking
Real time booking leaves little negotiating power , while a booking made through enquiry gives ample time to address any preferences or personalisation, hence a booking made through enquiry is more flexible
Turn Around Time
From the time we receive all your details needed for booking your stay, our standard turn around time is 60 minutes for confirmation of the property

Other Details

  • Choice of accommodation in twin sharing format
  • Price is inclusive of Breakfast, Accommodation, Tax.
  • Use of facilities exclusively for in-house residents
  • Non paid activities :Plantation walk -Coffee Tour -Bicycles -Tennis -Cricket -Football -Volleyball -Badminton
  • Guided Yoga Session
  • Access to indoor games such as Pool , Childrens play area, board games
  • Kids Below 5 years will be complimentary.
  • From 5 to 12 years will be at 50% of the tariff. Extra mattress / bed chargeable
  • Prices mentioned here are inclusive of 3 meals , breakfast, lunch , dinner and taxes
  • Paid activities ATB- Cycling -Archery -Bean to Cup -Trip to Mullayanagiri
  • Extra guest- to be mentioned separately
  • Alcohol as per actuals
  • Additional cost for pick up and drop

House Rules
  • No loud music
  • No pets permitted
  • Respect the privacy of other guests
  • No outside food permitted
  • There are a host of special activities that you can enjoy during your stay here. In addition to the common activities.
  • These are the short trips you can take if you love driving- In and Around Mullayanagiri -Distance 28 kms. -Highest peak in Karnataka (6300 ft) -Bhadra wildlife sanctuary: Distance 85 kms. -Project Tiger reserve
  • Carry govt. id proof

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