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The Serai Kabini

about the serai kabini, nagarhole national park

The Serai Kabini combines luxury, adventure and natural beauty, situated on the banks of the meandering Kabini River. Each of the resorts 16 rooms and cottages offer views over the waterfront, where you can relax and watch the abundant birdlife from the comfort of your veranda or hammock. 

The Serai Kabini neighbours both Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks, home to the largest elephant herd in Asia.

serai kabini details

Style

A comfortable resort overlooking the Kabini River.

Setting

On the outskirts of Nagarhole National Park in the southern state of Karnataka, the Serai Kabini is located on the shores of the Kabini River.  

Accommodation & Facilities

The Serai Kabini has eight Waterfront Veranda Rooms, 11 Waterfront Villas and one private Villa called the Residence.  All of the rooms are deliberately placed to afford spectacular views over the river, and come with private verandas for relaxing along with air conditioning and other amenities.  You can pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages and facials, and take advantage of the resorts many activities such as a swimming pool, fitness centre, and bicycles to rent. This resort also features complimentary wireless internet along with a library.

Dining

As the centrepiece of the resort, the Wild Grass restaurant is where you can enjoy your meals in a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. The chefs conjure up delectable buffet spreads including vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies. Lunch and dinner are of a traditional Indian style.

The Outpost is a wooden-beamed, wooden-countered, log cabin bar with a terrace deck to enjoy fantastic views over the river. 

Activities

There are numerous activities available at the resort, from bike trails to star gazing and nature walks.  The biggest draw is of course Nagarhole National Park, with jeep safaris and boat safaris to explore the park. Bandipur and Nagarhole National Parks boast more than 300 species of birds, including the Malabar Trogon and Malabar Pied Hornbill. An impressive number of mammals also live in the parks such as Asiatic elephants, Indian bison and sambar deer, which in turn supports a large and thriving population of predators; tigers - the Nagarhole region is said to have the highest density of tigers in India - leopards and the Indian wild dogs.

Child Policy

Children welcome.

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