The Orange County Resorts and Hotels Limited, a public limited company established under the Company’s Act 1956, began business in 1994 at Coorg. It is situated amidst three hundred acres of coffee and spice plantations.
The beautiful resort was started before the birth of the Indian nation when Emmanuel T. Ramapuram acquired the Chikkanahalli Estate from the British and started a sprawling coffee and cardamom plantation. After his death, his sons, especially Thomas E. Ramapuram, developed the business and they diversified the plantation business into a hospitality business, especially for new age travelers.
The resort at Coorg has a variety of exclusive services and facilities that enhance the overall experience. It has a host of rooms and suites, and it is known for its Private Pool Villas, Presidential Villas, King’s Court, and County Cottages.
Besides these rooms, the resort features a coffee lounge where you can catch up with your friend, a dining space where you can enjoy romantic dinners and a swimming pool where you can relax after a long day of trekking and touring. You can try the famous Kerala Ayurveda Spa services in the resort’s Vaidyasala. Pets aer not allowed.
How to Get to the Orange County in Coorg
The resort at Coorg is well linked through roadways; however it does not have close access to an airport or a railway station. The closest airports are located at Mangalore (which lies 195 km away), Bangalore (which lies 275 km away), and Mysore (which lies 110 km away).
The nearest railway stations are at Mysore (90 km away) and Mangalore (170 km away).
Contact Information and Pricing
Head Office: 080-4191-1000
- The pricing for individuals between six to eleven years of age is INR 2500
- The pricing for individuals above 12 years of age is INR 3500
These prices are inclusive of meals, extra beds and taxes. There is a discount of 15% during weekdays and 10% during the months of November and December. There are various packages that are given exclusively by the resort in Coorg.
Some packages provided in the Coorg resort include the Fresh and Green Coorg package, the Utsav Package, and the Spirit of Coorg I and II. The rates for these packages may range from INR 51,000 to INR 96,000.
Activities and Things to Do
- The resort in Coorg offers a host of onsite activities like guided plantation tours and nature walks.
- You can opt for bird watching as the region is rich in different avian species.
- An activity center for children is located in the resort, and this can keep your kids busy for long.
- You can visit the Dubare Elephant Camp, and even try your hand at feeding and bathing the elephants.