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Sinna Dorai's Bungalow - Kadamane

Step Into A Disconnected Yet Serene World

Rating4.7(156)
Sakleshpur, Kadamane
Stays > Tea Estate
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OffbeatA truly hidden and local experience
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Leave all the trappings of urban life behind as you journey into the heart of tea country. With every winding turn and hairpin bend, your breath slows down. The fresh air is soothing as is the view of lush scenery in myriad shades of green. An overall sense of calm engulfs you as you are humbled by the sheer beauty of the undulating landscape. The Sinna Dorai's bungalows are an ideal example of the colonial-style homes built two centuries ago to make way for spices, coffee and eventually tea.

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Where You Can Be You

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Sinna Dorai's Bungalow
A colonial estate home perched on top a hill that overlooks an endless plantation of tea, tea and of course tea!
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Take The Tea Trail
Enjoy an insider’s tour of what it takes to manufacture the world’s favourite beverage. Pluck a leave or two and make your own cup!
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Snuggle Up
Listen to the silence while reading or writing or painting or losing yourself to the vast valleys and their spectacular vistas. It is very easy to do nothing but enjoy what Nature has generously seen fit to bestow upon us in these parts.
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Sport - Tennis
Or perhaps you would prefer a genteel game of tennis? Let me warn you, the breathtaking view from the court may render it difficult to keep your eyes on the ball! You can even experience a 4 x 4 ride of a lifetime on unseen trails, through the grassland or through streams, and across boulder-ridden thoroughfares that I call roads.

Quick gist

About the stay

  • Experience the authentic life of a planter in a charmingly unhurried world.
  • Wake-up gently to birdsong, venture out on a bracing morning walks in the company of butterflies and possibly a serendipitous brush with wildlife in their habitat
  • Do as little or as much as you want to. Sit and watch the rain. Pick up a book from the well-stocked library. Play board games.
  • Retire for a restful night’s sleep in one of the elegantly appointed rooms in these heritage homes.

Where is this?

  • You're in the tea paradise of Karnataka - Kadamane, where the sight fades into a plantation itself.
  • Walk or drive to the many vantage points and natural water bodies to enjoy idyllic picnics or to experience the forest and its inhabitants.

With whom?

  • You'll have an individual room at the place with access to the common facilities.

You get

  • Accommodation is provided.
  • Breakfast is covered.

Things to remember

  • Meals are charged additionally.
  • You can choose from various other activities that this place has to offer - refer to the images.

Something unique

Their name comes after the assistant manager or ‘Sinna Dorai’ in the local parlance of a typical South Indian tea plantation.

Tips from insiders

  • You don't have Wi-Fi, infinity pools, television and mile-long buffet meals; here, it's about taking time for yourself.
  • The sunrise and sunsets are simply amazing.
  • If you like adventure, venture out for a night drive!