Silveroaks, a resort in Kodagu, provides the right mix of ambiance, thrill and hospitality that will entice any nature lover who wants something different from the normal experience one would expect from a resort in the high ranges.
Situated at approximately 2500 metres above sea level, Silveroaks Coorg Resort is located amidst the Kunda Hills which are at an altitude of 4500ft above sea level. The elevation in itself is enough to give the visitor a view of the beautiful Kodagu that can be seen from nowhere else.
Facilities at Silveroaks
The resort is one of the most top notch among the resorts at Coorg Resorts. It boasts of many amenities that are hard to find among most of resorts in Kodagu. Every one of its cottages has a TV with a DVD player, fireplace, a swimming pool and a portico to take in the beautiful scenery all around the place. The Resort also has a souvenir shop and a library with a choice collection of books for the avid reader.
Silveroaks also provides facilities for a Tent stay for those patrons who would like to take the experience of living at the resort to the next level. The excellent hospitality of the Kodavara family who run the Resort is another factor that makes a stay at this resort in Kodagu one to remember.
Places of Interest Near Silveroaks
- Madikeri: Often referred to as the Scotland of India, Madikeri is the Capital of Coorg. Madikeri is famous for its lush green forests, coffee plantations, hills covered in shrouds of mist and breath taking views of the same. At the heart of Madikeri is the King’s Chair or The Raja’s Seat, which was once the favourite spot of the kings. From this spot, one could see the entire expanse of the hills in all its pristine glory. The erstwhile King of Madikeri apparently used to sit here every evening and purvey the vast expanse of the hills. Now the area has been developed into a public garden.
- Nagarahole National Wild Life Sanctuary Coorg: Nagarahole, which literally translates to “Snake River” in Kannada, is one of the best and largest wildlife sanctuaries in India. Spread over an area of 643 Square Kilometres, this sanctuary contains several wild animals like panthers, rhinos, panthers, wild elephants and tigers living in their natural habitat. Weather conditions around this area are pleasant throughout the year and Jungle safaris are available in the form of elephant rides.
- Iruppu Falls: The Iruppu Falls are located inside the Bhrahmagiri wild life sanctuary. It is about 58 feet high and falls by the river Lakshman Thirtha. The Ram Thirtha temple is located right below the Iruppu Falls. The Lakshman Thirtha flows on and joins the Cauvery River in Mysore. The Bhrahmagiri Wild life sanctuary is home to unique peacocks and some of the rarest butterflies in the world. Trekking is possible with prior permission from the wildlife authorities, though trekking here is no easy task for the uninitiated trekker.
- Abbey Falls: Situated some 7 kilometres away from the town of Madikeri, the headquarters of Coorg, is the Abbey Waterfalls. It is an impressive sight, falling from a height of 70 feet from in between huge mountain rocks. A sight that can be seen nowhere else. The Falls are also known as Jessy falls. The road leading to the Abbey falls winds through dense foliage and coffee plantations and imparts the mind with a state of calm all on its own.
Reaching Silveroaks, a Resort in Kodagu
Silveroaks resort is situated at an elevation of 2500 metres above sea level and is located at Kunda, near Ponnampet which is a 30 minutes’ drive from Nagarahole in South Coorg which is also known as Kodagu among the local people.
It is located 250 kilometres from Bangalore, 100 kilometres from Mysore and about 170 from Mangalore. Contact Information