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Situated at an altitude of 4000 ft. within 180 acres of subtropical rainforest, the hotel is the perfect retreat for nature lovers and sybarites. It offers panoramic vistas of the mountains. The surrounding rainforest’s lush canopies are home to over 350 species of flora and fauna.
The hotel has a 30,000 sq. ft. Jiva Grande Spa. The spa with an unusual design offers a signature Jiva experience – the wood fired Gudda bath that draws from the local ethos of Coorg and is found in traditional households of the region.
Local Coorg specialities are de rigueur at the Nellaki Restaurant whilst the all-day Fern Tree offers breathtaking vistas and Dew, ensures that health conscious guests can enjoy organic treats.
Each Vivanta by Taj hotel presents ‘Vivanta Motifs’, signature experiences rooted in the local culture. At Vivanta by Taj – Madikeri, Coorg guests can get their hands dirty in a 2500 sq feet pottery studio, or interpret an elusive rainforest with the “rainforest insider”, explore the Vivanta Conservatory – a living chronicle of the land of Kodavas, enjoy a personalised 101 Candles dining experience in a large outdoor amphitheatre or share a table with Dr. Belliappa, the noted historian of Coorg, as he narrates tales from Madikeri.
The 2 year old brand, Vivanta by Taj, was ranked 36 in the Top 50 Most Sought After Hotel Brands in the world in the World Luxury Index 2013, compiled by the Digital Luxury Group in association with Ecole Hoteliere and the Luxury Society – an international ranking and analysis of the most searched for brands within the luxury industry.
Work hard and play hard. Relax and energize. Ideate and confer. Evolve and transform. Revel in a spirit that presents the normal with an unexpected twist. Stylish and sophisticated, Vivanta by Taj delivers premium hotel experiences with imagination, energy and efficiency. Currently comprised of 27 hotels and resorts in India and the Indian Ocean region, Vivanta by Taj is represented across key metropolitan capitals as well as popular holiday destinations like Goa, Kerala, Rajasthan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives. Vivanta by Taj offers an imaginative, vivacious and stylish take on ‘cool luxury’. With innovative cuisine, energetic spaces, unique motifs, the smart use of technology and experiences that seek to constantly engage, invigorate and relax, it appeals to the cosmopolitan world-traveler immersed in a sensory lifestyle.