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 485 Kms from Bangalore. There are several routes to reach resort from Bangalore. The options are:
Option I: Bangalore – Nelamangala – Kunigal – Hasan – Sakaleshpur – Shiradi Ghat – Gundya – B C Road – Mangalore( NH 48) – Udupi – Kundapura – Maravanthe – Byndoor (NH 66/17). From the national highway the resort is about 4 kms. The whole drive is with National Highway.
Option II: Bangalore – Nelamangala – Tumkur – Shimoga – Ayanur – Ripponpet – Hosanagara – Nagara – Kollur – Byndoor. The Roads from Ayanur to Byndoor is State highway with narrow road and less traffic.
Option III: Bangalore – Nelamangala – Kunigal – Hasan – Belur – Chickmagalur – Sringeri – Agumbe Ghat – Someshwara – Halady – Koteshwara – Kundapura – Byndoor. You can visit the famous Sharadamba temple at Sringeri & world famous Agumbe Ghat in this road. The entire journey from Chikmagalur through Western Ghats.
Option IV: Bangalore – Nelamangala – Tumkur – Shimoga – Sagar – Jog Falls – Gerusoppa – Honnavar – Murudeshwar – Bhatkal – Byndoor. In this rout you can visit world famous Jog falls and Sharavathi valley up to Gerusoppa with beautiful forest up to Honnavar. This is about 25kms more than all other routes.
There are good number of luxury buses are reaches directly to Byndoor. From the bus stand the resort is just about 4 kms. The resort will organize complimentary pick up and drop facility to Byndoor. There is KSRTC Club class multi axel volvo which is pass through Byndoor towards Murudeshwar. Please book the tickets up to Bhatkal and get down at Byndoor. While going back we can change the boarding to Byndoor. Other private bus operaters are 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 Byndoor.
Jet Airways operate flights to Mangalore, which is the nearest airport, approximately 145 km away; taxis are available to take you to Byndoor. 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 Byndoor, you still must pay for the return fare (i.e. for 290 km).
There is a day train with chair car from Yeshwanthpur to Byndoor directly. This train available weekly 3 days from Bangalore and 3 days from Byndoor. Monday, Wednesday & Friday from Yeshwanthpur and Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from Mookambika Road Byndoor (BYNR).There is a night train which will leave from Yeshwantpur around 8 p.m. to Mangalore every day and reach the respective destinations by 8.30 a.m. the next day via Mysore. The numbers assigned to the trains are 6517 (Yeshwantpur-Mangalore) and 6518 (Mangalore-Yeshwantpur). The trains will have 18 coaches comprising AC, sleeper class and general service coaches. The resort will organize complimentary pick up and drop facility to railway station.
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