The Kapila Cauvery River flows right along a historical place of tourist interest called Talakadu, which was once ruled by great kings like Harshavardhana, emperors from the Rashtra Kuta Dynasty and the Rajas of Vijayanagar.
The Talakadu Jaladhama Resort is located just 4 km from the tourist hotspot of Talakadu. It offers a wonderful view of the Madavamantri Dam, and the region surrounding the resort is unpolluted and offers the right setting for any wishing to indulge in quiet introspection through meditation or Yoga.
Devotees of Lord Shiva will be happy to visit the well known Somanatheshwara temple as well as the Shivana Samudra waterfalls that are located nearby. These spots lie 20 km away from the resort. If you travel a further 50 km, you can visit the K.R.S. Dam and watch exotic birds at the Ranganatithu Bird Sanctuary.
Facilities to play games like cricket, football, volleyball and table tennis will be available in the resort and the 18 cottages in this place are located near well maintained gardens. The cottages have been designed keeping in mind the privacy and ethnic interests of the visitors. Each cottage has an attached bathroom and you can choose from among cottages with three, four or six beds.
The suites are large and each suite covers an area of around 650 square feet, equipped with all modern conveniences. You can either choose a nest type of accommodation (two bedroom options) or go for group cottages that can accommodate between 15 – 20 people.
Teams from major multinational companies often visit this resort as the resort has spacious conference halls that can seat more than a 100 people. It comes with every audio visual equipment facility necessary to hold a seminar or convention. Doctor on call facility and laundry services, as well as safe deposit boxes to lodge valuables, are provided in this resort.
How to Get to the Resort
The resort is an ideal option for a quick weekend trip. Talakadu is located at a distance of more than 150 km from Bangalore and just 50 km from Mysore. As a family getaway too, it is most recommended due to the wide range of comfortable suites and cottages available.
It is spread over 12 acres and has enough space to accommodate a swimming pool, many picnic tables and bathhouses for men and women. The toilets and shower rooms are well equipped with mirrors, hot water and sinks.
Contact Information and Pricing
The rate for a deluxe room in Jaladhama resort will be around INR 2800.
Activities and Things to Do
- Boat rides and cruises can be taken on the backwaters amidst greenery for an enthralling experience
- You can also opt for activities like peddle boating, rowing and fishing in the backwaters near this resort
- Hydrotherapy and herbal massage facilities can be availed in the resort