BB Estate Homestay is a beautiful ancestral bungalow nestled amidst natural surroundings. You can view the serene coffee plantations and unwind in nature’s lap during your stay here. The estate is located near the quaint old town of Madikeri, but lies distinctly away from the hustle and bustle of the town.
Run by Anita and Madan Somana, a very pleasant couple, this is a very good accommodation option and a registered premium category homestay approved by the tourism department of the Government of Karnataka.
Facilities Offered at BB Estate Homestay
There are two home stay options you can opt for – you can stay in the estate bungalow, which has two suite rooms or the other choice would be to opt for the 175-year-old ancestral house, which is a three-bedroom house.
Pets are not allowed in this homestay, and the room has amenities like attached bathroom, a television with TATA Sky connection, a complimentary tea/coffee maker and the like. Lunch or dinner is served but must be ordered beforehand. In case you want to go sightseeing, auto or taxis will be arranged for your convenience.
How to Get to the Resort
The BB Estate Homestay is a 120 acre plantation area, located six kilometers from Madikeri on the Madikeri Sidapur Highway. Mangalore and Bangalore are the nearest airports. You can drive from Mysore to Coorg and the distance involved is 120 km. From Bangalore, the distance to Madikeri is 260 km.
Contact Information and Pricing
Guests may need to book the homestay in advance in order to get accommodation.
BB Estate Homestay
Activities and Things to Do
- Guests visiting the homestay can enjoy a plethora of activities, like the plantation tour. This plantation tour is conducted twice every day by the host – in the morning at 8.30 AM and again at 5 PM in the evening.
- Indoor and outdoor games are also conducted. Other than these, guests can venture out for day trips to Nisargadhama, Dubare Elephant Camp, Tibetan Monastery and Harangi Dam. This circuit can be covered in a day.
- Guests need to dedicate another day to visit Talacauvery and Bhagamandala and the tourist attractions in Madikeri.