Don’t we all love a rejuvenating and tranquil vacation for ourselves after all the stress of work and monotony of life? And what’s better than a budget getaway to Coorg with your group of friends? Located amidst the spectacular mountains of Karnataka, amidst the eternally misty landscape, Coorg is rightly known as the Scotland of India. Formerly known as Kodagu, the quaint hill town is home to one of the most delicious cuisines of the region. Adding to that, its numerous options for accommodation make Coorg one of the perfect getaways from Bangalore or nearby cities. If you’re already planning to head there with your group of friends (or family members, even), we have put together a list of budget stays in Coorg, suitable for large groups.

Adventure camp houses in Coorg

Want a spot of adventure while in Coorg with your fellow travellers? This no-frills budget stay, with tents and cottages on offer, is all about giving you the most thrilling experiences of your life. The campsite, with its sprawling grounds and cottages, also enjoys proximity to a village nearby.

The trainers and camp guides are very helpful and amazing teachers. They’ll take you through everything you need to know about camping. From handling the equipment to setting up tents, you’ll soon be a pro in camping.

The tents here can accommodate 2 to 4 people, while the cottages and huts can accommodate bigger groups of 6-8 people. The campsite has well-maintained bathrooms for the tents as well as en-suites for the cottages and huts.

While it comes under budget stays in Coorg, the place offers a unique, rustic stay. Think bonding with the other travellers while cooking food or trying your hand at exciting group activities. The breezy evenings here are spent around a crackling campfire, in typical camp-style, with laughter-filled conversation and barbecue delights.

Adventure enthusiasts, this is the perfect place for you! Climb through rocks in the hilly environs of the Western Ghats and feel the adrenaline rush at the great heights you cover. Snorkel in the lakes, go swimming in river streams and you’ll see life from a whole new perspective. Or trek to Tadiandamol Peak and feel one with nature. River rafting is another adventure activity offered here.

Traditional Homestay in the picturesque landscape of Coorg

Located in the midst of a vast estate, this homestay is known for its breathtaking panorama and valley views. Surrounded by swaying palm trees and coffee plantations, the place has warm and welcoming hosts to make you feel at home right away.

An ideal option for those looking for budget stays in Coorg, this is where you can escape the chaos of city life. Oozing old-world charm, the homestay is aesthetically designed with old-fashioned architecture, featuring tiled roofs and red oxide floors. You can sit back on the porch and indulge in watching the sunset and sunrise.

Whether it’s the nine-bed dorm or the twin-bed room, the rooms are spacious, furnished for comfort and can accommodate 6-9 people per dwelling, with plenty of space to walk around as well. The rooms come with all the modern necessities and amenities needed for a comfortable stay.

The meals here are prepared by the hosts and include delicious Kodava dishes. When you’re done tucking into the sumptuous meal, take a stroll around the property and enjoy the beauty of nature and aroma of coffee all around.

While you’re at this budget homestay in Coorg, you can walk down to the nearby village and immerse yourself in the laidback village life and interact with the locals around. The handicrafts and tribal art here are something to look out for.

You can also enjoy a bunch of fun activities including hiking, trekking, rock climbing, and snorkeling. For the more adventurous among you, there’s white water rafting to try your hand at. The scenic surroundings and the warm homestay are bound to make you want to come back here time and again.

Chetty’s Homestay

Want budget stays in Coorg where you can enjoy a laidback life with old-world vibes? This homestay fits the bill perfectly. Situated close to the lake and the riverside, this place has spacious rooms that can accommodate 3-6 people, making it suitable for you and your group of friends.

They are well maintained, clean and offer scenic views of the serene outdoors. The rooms are furnished with all the basic necessities and requirements to make sure you enjoy a comfortable stay.

The warm and hospitable hosts will help you settle in before you head out to explore the hill town. You can indulge in some of the delicious local delicacies that the hosts whip up in their kitchen. You can even strike up a conversation and get to know more about Coorg, its lifestyle and the cuisine here. The hosts can also help you prepare an evening barbecue and bonfire for a relaxed evening with your travelling companions.

Plantation walks through the coffee estates, walks by the riverside (the homestay is located close to the river Kaveri) or a round of trekking are activities you can try while here. If the more laidback options like fishing aren’t quite your thing, gather your group and go for river rafting or canoeing! For those who love nature and wildlife photography, the location is perfect for capturing some amazing clicks of the flora and fauna.

Cauvery Polekare

Nestled amidst lush valleys and vast plantations and paddy fields, this homestay has often been defined as a home away from home by their loyal patrons. The calming atmosphere around the place is soul reviving and ideal for those looking for a getaway from the city.

With friendly and helpful hosts who go out of their way to help you with your needs or even help you pick places to visit, the place is bound to make you feel comfortable and relaxed.

The rooms here are nearly palatial and can easily accommodate about 6-8 people. Plus, it comes at pocket-friendly rates, making it a great option among budget stays in Coorg for group travellers. The well-furnished rooms come equipped with modern facilities to promise you a great vacation.

Being a popular choice among among those looking for budget stays in Coorg, there is more than just serene surroundings and magnificent rooms to the property. The food here is freshly prepared by the hosts themselves. The traditional Kodava food is bound to floor you. To top it all up, the location is perfect for trekking and rock climbing. You can also walk through the lush paddy fields and interact with the locals, exploring the culture here and the beauty it has to offer.

Crimson Eye

Tucked away in the misty mountains of Coorg, far from the noise of the big city, this beautiful heritage home is one that offers an experience like no other. The rustic, refurbished cottage has an inviting charm, offering a sense of pure nostalgia without compromising on comfort.

A great abode for nature lovers, the no-frills place promises comfort in abundance. The hosts are considerate, warm and ever-so-helpful. Owing to its location and the amenities provided, the homestay is often listed among budget stays in Coorg for people travelling in groups or those looking for getaways from Bangalore.

Well-maintained and furnished with a hint of simplicity, the place can easily accommodate 6-8 people. The rooms have an en-suite bathroom with necessary facilities.

You can expect some delicious home-cooked meals while here. With the hosts providing local Kodava cuisine, each of their homemade meals will leave you wanting for more. Or if you want to try something different, there are many restaurants that serve Continental as well as other Indian dishes close by.

Adding to the quaint and tranquil stay is the array of adventures you can indulge in. Trekking up the mountain ranges, getting to the sunrise point, fishing in the ponds and river streams, gazing at the stars, capturing the charm of the region through the lens, and admiring the beautiful flora and fauna are some of the amazing things you can do while here.

So, pick out your favourite from our bunch of budget stays in Coorg and head there with your groups soon!