As soon as you step into the entrance, you will find a swing hanging in the middle of the courtyard transporting you to a different time. As you walk forward, you will discover motifs of old times hiding in every nook and corner of this homestay in Beloor – vintage paintings, antique clocks and rocking chairs entice you to settle for lazy afternoon siestas.
Spiritual & Religious activities
The entire Konkan coast surrounding Beloor is a veritable cornucopia of cultural traditions, arts and activities to engage those who seek thrills of a more sedate and thoughtful kind. There are several historic temples in the 30 to 70 Km radius of the resort, such as the famed Kollur Mookambika Temple, the statue of Shiva in Murudeshwara the 2nd largest in India after the Gomateshwara monolith in Shravanabelagola, The Shankara Narayana Temple, Udupi Sri Krishna Temple, Hattiangadi, Anegudi, Idugunji, Mekke Nandikeshwara. Other significant religious destinations include Kateelu Parameshwari, Bappanadu, Basadi of 1000 pillars, Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatha Temple, Sri Kukke Subrahmanya Temple, Gokarna Mahabaleshwara Temple and Sringeri Sharada Temple.
The entire Konkan coast surrounding Byndoor is a veritable cornucopia of cultural traditions, arts and activities to engage those who seek thrills of a more sedate and thoughtful kind.
There are several historic temples near the resort, such as the famed Kollur Mookambika Temple and the statue of Shiva, the 2nd largest in India after the Gomateshwara monolith in Shravanabelagola.
For those aquatically inclined, we offer exciting Jetski rides that will have you jumping the waves for joy at Sai Vishram Beach Resort (which is an hour’s drive from our homestay). Don’t miss the sheer fun of a Banana boat ride with friends and family. A scenic backwater cruise on the wide Byndoor River, perhaps? How about a thrilling sortie to beautiful Netrani Island on the powerful Lancer boat, snorkeling in the pristine blue waters rich with creatures of every hue? Our experienced staffs go the extra mile to make your adventure the best you’ve ever had!
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Resort is about 411 Kms from Bangalore. There are several routes to reach Balkatmane, Ayurvedic Retreat from Bangalore. The options are:
Option I: Bangalore – Nelamangala – Kunigal – Hasan – Sakaleshpur – Shiradi Ghat – Gundya – B C Road – Mangalore( NH 48) – Udupi – Brahmavar – Saligrama – Kota – Tekkatte. At Tekkatte, take a right turn and locate the retreat which is around 8 kms away. The whole drive is with National Highway.
Option II: Bangalore – Nelamangala – Kunigal – Hasan – Belur – Chickmagalur – Sringeri – Agumbe Ghat – Someshwara – Halady – Koteshwara – Kumbashi – Tekkatte . At Tekkatte, take a left turn and locate the retreat which is around 8 kms away. The whole drive is with National Highway.
Option III: Bangalore – Bangalore – Nelamangala – Tumkur – Chitradurga – Bhadravati – Thirthahalli – Agumbe – Halady – Koteshwara – Kumbashi – Tekkatte. At Tekkatte, take a left turn and locate the retreat which is around 8 kms away. The whole drive is with National Highway.
There are good number of luxury buses operating to Kundapur. Please alight at Tekkatte. The retreat will organize complimentary pick up and drop facility to Tekkatte. Some private bus operaters are KSRTC, Durgamba Motors, Sri Durgamba Motors, VRL, SRS, Kamath, Sugama Motors etc. They have luxurious Non AC Sitting, Non AC Sleepers, AC Sitting buses which are also come up to Tekkatte.
Jet Airways operate flights to Mangalore, which is the nearest airport, approximately 85 km away; taxis are available to take you to Tekkatte. Alternatively, we could arrange for a pick up at competitive rates. Taxi fares are calculated per km, and usually include the return fare. So even if you wish to get yourself dropped at Tekkatte, you still must pay for the return fare (i.e. for 290 km).
Train No. 16515 (Yeshwanthpur Jn Karwar Express) & Train No.16523 (Karwar Express) ply between Bangalore and Kundapura. Please let us know and we can organize a complementary pickup.
The food served at Balkatmane Homestay is truly exceptional. Get set to sample authentic South Canara food cooked in an open kitchen that the guests can look at as they eat.
Biscuit Ambat and Kori Roti are among the local specialities here. The resort also offers North Indian, South Indian and other buffet spreads for guests.
Finding your true self begins with a calm mind and soul. Lucky for you, we have got everything to help you achieve just that. Come discover the magic of Balkatmane’s Ayurvedic retreat – You will find a range of ayurvedic treatments that blend the age old Indian healing techniques with the finest natural ingredients. The goodness of time-tested therapies remains unchallenged even in the modern world and continue to be practiced in this parts of India. We bring you the wonders of these therapies through treatments, specially curated for you.
We would like to highlight our negative points as perceived by some guests:
The property does not have charges on account of cancellation due to personal exigencies. However, the amount paid for the booking will not be returned. A credit note will be issued which the guest can use for future bookings, within the current financial year ~ subject to rates and room availability. The credit note can be transferred to friend and family based on written confirmation from the original guest.
Staying at this resort will make you go back in time and at the same time keep your feet grounded as we offer you an exceptional stay mingled with heritage and modernity.
GST No. 29AAAFZ1935B1ZB
#314, Beloor Village,
Udupi District Beloor,
Contact No. +91 88613 02296 / +91 94498 17535