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Arabidacool Bungalow – Tata Coffee’s Plantation Trails Heritage Bungalow in Chikmagalur
Indulge in the pure luxury of plantation life along misty hills of Chikmagalur when you visit one of Tata Coffee’s most exotic properties – The Arabidacool Bungalow. Built in 1914, this sprawling property is owned and managed by Plantation Trails, a division of Tata Coffee and is the perfect retreat for a cosy weekend getaway. Situated close to Baba Budan Giri, the birthplace of Indian Arabica coffee, Arabidacool offers you a touch of history to go with your cup of coffee. Placed 4,000 feet above sea level, this Heritage Bungalow in Chikmagalur is a great location to take a walk in the clouds.
Arabidacool Bungalow – Best & luxurious accommodation in Chikmagalur
Accommodation at Tata’s Arabidacool Bungalow is a luxurious experience. Guests have a choice between the Heritage and Luxury rooms. All rooms have en suite bathrooms and a splendid view of the scenic plantations of Chikmagalur. The bungalow has a common living area as well as a dining room, where you can dine in true plantation style.
Dining at Arabidacool Bungalow
Dining at this Heritage Bungalow is nothing short of a royal feast with a home-made touch! The kitchen is personally supervised by the Tata Coffee’ planters’ wives and serves delicious and indigenous cuisine as well as North Indian, Continental and Jain delicacies to meet the tastes of all food lovers.
Plan your Stay at Arabidacool Bungalow while you visit Chikmagalur
A visit to the Arabidacool Bungalow has to be well planned out in order to maximize your time amidst the beauty of the “Coffee Land of Karnataka”. An important aspect of your visit is the weather in Chikmagalur, which for a hill station, is pleasant throughout the year. You may visit this heritage bungalow anytime as the weather is pleasant around the year. Chikmagalur is an ideal place for sightseeing and to relax. June to September brings to life the wonders of nature especially the waterfalls because this is the season of Malnad rain showers.
While at the Heritage Bungalow, indulge in a range of activities on offer such as a Safari at the neighbouring Bhadra Tiger Reserve or a trek up to the heart of coffee, at Mullayanagiri – the highest peak in the Baba Budan Range. If not, simply lay back and relax with a book from our private library or get competitive with a game of carom or scrabble. Complete your day with a barbecue by the bonfire and if time is on hand take a guided tour of the Tata Coffee Plantations to soak in the ultimate coffee experience.
Directions to Arabidacool Bungalow, Chikmagalur
After Chikmagalur Town, drive 10 kms along Tarikere Road until you reach Kaimara Village. Look for Tata Coffee’s Plantation Trails sign where you have to take a left on to the mud road and continue for approximately 3kms till you reach the Estate. The Arabidacool Heritage Bungalow is conveniently located from the nearest railway station and airport. Find information on the same below :
Nearest Railway Station
- Hassan – 48 Kms
- Mysore – 161 Kms
- Mangalore – 128 Kms (via Charmundi)
- Mangalore – 200 Kms (via Hassan)
- Bangalore – 226 Kms
- Mangalore – 128 (via Charmundi)
- Mangalore – 200 (via Hassan)