Birchwood Retreat- Tranquil Escape in Coffee’s Charms

Away from the hustle-bustle of city life, I was looking for a getaway to unwind amidst nature. Sometimes it is so therapeutic to slow down and just do nothing but admire nature. Soaking up the aroma of the fresh air and absorbing nature impacts a human being in many ways. Nature has a remarkable ability to calm the mind and soothe the spirit. Whether it’s the gentle rustle of leaves or the melodious chirping of birds, spending time in nature can evoke a sense of peace and tranquility that helps alleviate stress and anxiety. Just 240 km from Bangalore and 4 and a half smooth drive, I landed in Birchwood Retreat. The Birchwood Retreat is the answer, who cares what the question is! 

The Birchwood Retreat Coorg

Nature and Tranquility at its best 

Staying at a resort nestled in the heart of a coffee plantation promises a unique and rejuvenating experience, immersing yourself in the serene beauty of nature while offering luxurious amenities and hospitality. Nestled amidst lush greenery, the resort sits like a hidden gem amidst the expansive coffee plantations. As you arrive, a sense of tranquility washes over you, the crisp air carrying the earthy fragrance of freshly brewed coffee beans. The resort’s architecture seamlessly blends with the natural landscape, with rustic yet elegant cottages scattered amid the verdant foliage. Each cottage offers panoramic views of the sprawling coffee estate, inviting guests to unwind in the lap of luxury while being enveloped by the sights and sounds of nature. Outside, meandering pathways beckon you to explore the plantation, where rows of coffee bushes stretch as far as the eye can see. You wander through the verdant landscape, guided by the gentle rustle of leaves and the chirping of birds.

The resort offers a range of experiences tailored to immerse guests in the world of coffee cultivation. You can embark on guided tours of the plantation, learning about the intricacies of coffee production from bean to cup.As evening descends, gather around a crackling bonfire under the star-studded sky, swapping stories with fellow travellers as you savour freshly brewed coffee paired with delectable snacks sourced from the region. As the night deepens, you retire to your cozy cottage, lulled to sleep by the gentle symphony of nature outside your window, already dreaming of the adventures that await in the morning light.

Villa at The Birchwood Retreat, Coorg

Things to do at The Birchwood Retreat, Coorg

In addition to immersing yourself in the serene beauty of the coffee plantation, a resort nestled in such a location typically offers a variety of activities to enhance your stay and ensure a memorable experience. Here are some activities you might find at a resort amid a coffee plantation:

Nature walks: Guided nature walks through the plantation allow guests to explore the lush surroundings, learn about the local flora and fauna, and appreciate the ecological diversity of the region. Knowledgeable guides may point out unique plant species and provide insights into the coffee cultivation process.

Cycling: Exploring the expansive plantation on two wheels offers a refreshing way to soak in the natural beauty while enjoying a bit of physical activity. Resorts often provide bicycles for guests to explore the scenic trails and winding pathways at their own pace.

Coffee plantation tours: Delve into the world of coffee production with guided tours of the plantation. Guests can learn about the various stages of coffee cultivation, from planting and harvesting to processing and roasting. Interactive sessions may include demonstrations of traditional harvesting techniques and opportunities to taste freshly brewed coffee.

Swimming: Many resorts feature swimming pools where guests can unwind and cool off after a day of exploration. A refreshing dip in the pool amidst the tranquil surroundings of the plantation is the perfect way to relax and rejuvenate.

Yoga and wellness sessions: Embrace holistic wellness with yoga and meditation sessions set amidst the serene surroundings of the plantation. Experienced instructors lead guests through rejuvenating practices designed to promote relaxation, mindfulness, and inner balance.

Bonfire nights: Gather around a crackling bonfire under the starlit sky for evenings filled with camaraderie, storytelling, and music. Resorts may organize bonfire nights where guests can unwind, mingle with fellow travellers, and create lasting memories against the backdrop of the coffee-scented air.

Kodava Cuisine: Indulge in the authentic culinary delight that reflects the rich cultural heritage of the Kodava people, an indigenous community residing in the Coorg region of Karnataka, India. “Kadambuttu,” steamed rice dumplings typically served with spicy meat or vegetable curries and the popular delicacy “Akki Roti,” a flatbread made from rice flour, often flavoured with herbs and spices. “Pandi Curry,” a spicy pork curry cooked with aromatic spices and fresh coconut, is a quintessential Kodava favourite. “Koli Curry,” a chicken curry infused with flavourful spices and coconut milk, is another beloved dish.

These activities offer guests a diverse range of experiences, blending adventure, relaxation, and cultural immersion to create a truly unforgettable stay amidst the tranquil beauty of the coffee plantation.

You can book your stay at The Birchwood Retreat, Coorg.

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