In the heart of the Nagarhole National Park in Karnataka, lies the magical land of Kabini. Home to a large variety of herbivores and predators, Kabini serves as a peaceful haven for nature lovers, tourists and people who want to escape from the monotony of city life. While there are a few comfortable budget Kabini Hotels, if you are willing to shell out a few big bucks, an ideal place to stay would be the Orange County Resort. The resort is located 235 kilometers from the Bangalore airport, 90 kilometers from the Mysore Railway Station and a mere five kilometers from the Bheeramballi Bus Stand.
Hotels in Kabini – Luxury for the Whole Family
The Orange County Kabini Resort is a premium hotel with five-star accommodation. Despite the top class amenities and luxury that the resort has to offer, it still manages to retain its old world charm due to its ethnic Kuruba Village style architecture. The management is extremely warm and efficiently caters to the needs of their guests. The resort offers their guests two types of well-fitted palm-thatched huts namely ‘The Pool Hut' and ‘The Jacuzzi Hut'. The Jacuzzi Hut consists of a comfortable bedroom, a bathroom, a sit-out with a picturesque view and to top it all, a private open air Jacuzzi. The Pool Hut offers an opulent bedroom, a bathroom with a courtyard, two sit-outs, and a dining area, and as the name suggests, a private plunge pool which transcends beyond the realm of luxury.
Facilities and Amenities
With a steaming mug of coffee in one hand and a wide selection of wildlife books, there is no place more rejuvenating than the Reading Lounge. It serves as a blissful gallery for spotting wildlife. A dip in the alluring infinity pool by the water's edge is indeed a timeless experience. Most guests love to watch the sunset amidst this divine setting. The resort offers a grandiose restaurant called ‘The Honey Comb' which serves sumptuous regional and international food. The resort also provides an Ayurvedic Spa, Vaidyasala.
Must Visit Destinations in Kabini
Kabini's main attraction is undoubtedly its wildlife and the resort offers vehicle safaris and boat rides with experienced rangers who are extremely familiar with the region. There are organized bird-sighting trips for enthusiasts as well as an exciting ride on the back of the mighty Asiatic Elephant. The resort also arranges trips to the Kuruba village where you can interact with the hospitable and friendly local tribes.
All in all, The Orange County Kabini Resort is a divine conglomeration of modernity and ethnicity, making it an ideal spot for a serene vacation.