Suvarna Sangam (Sharavathi)

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About the Home

  • SaffronStays Suvarna Sangam is a cosy weekend getaway in Udupi, situated on a 4-acre river island (almost) with the Suvarna River on three sides, flanked by over 550 coconut trees. It is a 90 minute drive from Mangalore airport, and 6 kms away from the Udupi Railway Station.
  • The home is a cluster of four river-facing cottages/rooms that are lovingly named Shambhavi, Sharavathi, Netravathi and Vedavathi. While they’re situated at an average distance of 100 meters from each other, all of them have a cohesive warm, homely vibe. 
  • Sharavathi is the premium room with an ensuite bathroom on the first floor of the same structure, and accommodates up to 3 guests. 
  • Experience a truly romantic candlelight dinner on the private deck that offers spectacular views of the backwaters. If you're lucky, you may come across a fisherman and could ask for the catch of the day! 
  • Make the most of your stay here by exploring the Suvarna backwaters in the owner's private speedboat (Irena - Goddess of Peace) at an additional cost.
  • The pristine Malpe and Kaup beaches, known for scuba diving and water sports, are very close to the home. Known for their unusual formation, St. Mary's Islands is only an hour away from the home. Only 20 minutes drive from the villa, is the Shri Krishna Mutt Temple in Udupi. 

    Capacity

    3 Guests for an overnight stay,

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    Meals

    Veg (Not Jain) and Non-Veg meals are available at additional cost.
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    SaffronStays Care


    • Our caretaker onsite will ensure you have a smooth stay.
    • Savour authentic South Indian cuisines freshly made by our onsite cook. 
    • The home is located in a gated complex.
    • There are CCTVs installed at the common spaces of the home.

    Things to know before booking

    Check-In and Check-Out:
    • Check-In Time : 1 PM
    • Check-Out Time : 10 AM
    • Given the increased need for safety, hygiene and sanitization required at the villa, and for the safety of our guests and staff we cannot allow any early check-ins or late check-outs. The check-in and check-out timings mentioned online and in your confirmation email need to be followed.

    House Rules:
    • Outside food is not allowed in the villa.
    • Guests are not allowed to access the kitchen except for infants with prior permission.
    • Guests cannot invite other guests and day visitors during their stay.
    • Bachelor groups & stag parties are not allowed.
    • We do not encourage parties and late-night revelry. Loud music is not permitted beyond 10 pm.
    • Consumption of alcohol is permitted only within limits.
    • Illegal activities including but not limited to carrying/consuming drugs/narcotics and carrying firearms/weapons are prohibited on the property. Management reserves the right to report any such activities to local authorities.
    • Smoking within the villa/rooms is prohibited.
    • The pool (if present) is unguarded. There is no lifeguard on site. Children in the pool must be accompanied by adults at all times.
    • Guests are requested to take care of all personal valuables. Management is not responsible for loss, theft or damage to any items.
    • As required by law, every guest above 18 years must carry government-approved photo ID proof, that shows address. We accept only Aadhar Cards, Driving Licenses and Passports.
    • Inappropriate behaviour or violation of any of the above House Rules will invite a polite refusal to accept a Booking. If already checked in, Management reserves the right to ask guests to leave.
    • No crackers or colours are permitted in this home.
    • All payments for booking the villa, including meals will have to be pre-paid prior to checkin. Security Deposit collected during booking will be returned during check-out or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out, provided no damages are observed. To avoid inconvenience, we will not be accepting cash onsite for any reasons henceforth.
    • Security deposit is to be paid two days prior to check-in. If no damages are observed, the deposit will be returned during check-out itself or by NEFT within 5 business days after check-out. Please Note: The Security Deposit is subject to change depending upon the number of nights and the group size. Please check with your holiday advisor at the time of booking.

    About the Property:
    • If yours is a large group, there are more 3 one-bedroom cottages within the same premises - SaffronStays Suvarna Sangam (Netravathi), SaffronStays Suvarna Sangam (Shambhavi) and SaffronStays Suvarna Sangam (Vedavathi) respectively. Between the four cottages, up to 12 guests can be accommodated. 
    • Please check with the caretaker as you book, to get all the necessary COVID-19 related updates. 
    • Pet charges are Rs 1,000 per pet, per day. Pet owners need to carry along food and bedding for their pets. Please note, there is a spiral staircase to reach the room. Pet owners with a smaller pet can carry their pets upstairs. Only one pet is allowed at a time. 
    • A penalty will be charged if pets are found on the bed/mattress. 
    • During the monsoon, the home may face power-tripping issues. But, rest assured, there is a generator and an inverter present which can power up the lights and fans for long periods of time. So, make the most of the rains and enjoy the beautiful weather. Backup generator that can get you going for a few days. 
    • The home has a deluxe room on the first floor with an ensuite bathroom. The ground floor, SaffronStays Suvarna Sangam (Netravathi), is not accessible unless you book it too.
    • While Mangalore airport is 90 minutes from the home, Udupi Railway Station is 6 kms from here making the home easily accessible by rail.
    • The home is situated in a serene, secluded, safe location. Due to its unique location, it might be a tad bit difficult to find the home. Our property manager would be more than happy to guide you in person from the main highway to the property. Kindly inform the same to the property manager a couple of hours in advance.
    • Up to 3 drivers can be accommodated in the servant’s quarters. 
    • Each cottage/room is equipped with WiFi that has a speed of 100 mbps. 
    • There is a TV in each room with Tata Sky. 
    • None of the rooms have an air-conditioner. 
    • There are 2 beautiful river-touching gazebos that are common to all guests. 
    • The kitchen is common for all rooms. However, guests in all rooms will be served separately. 
    • The home situated in a rural area with limited to no access to all, full-fledged amenities. Should you need anything, please inform the property manager well in advance. 
    • Lizards, spiders, and ants have a mind of their own and we cannot control their movement. They may be seen in the house occasionally. They help keep the house pest-free naturally. Please keep the windows and doors closed when not in use to prevent mosquitoes and insects. In case of any inconvenience, please reach out to the caretaker/property manager.

    About the Locality:
    • The home is located close to the popular touristy spots, Malpe Beach and Kaup Beach, both half an hour from the home. Both the beaches offer scuba diving and water sports.
    • The Bengre Beach is where the Suvarna River meets the Arabian Sea and is an absolute visual treat, situated only 15 minutes from the home. 
    • The Maravanthe Beach is 3 kms. stretch (30 minutes drive) from the home with the Suvarna River and the Arabian Sea on either side of the National Highway. Imagine driving along this scenic route!
    • St. Mary’s Island, another famous site, is just an hour from the villa. 
    • Shri Krishna Mutt Temple in Udupi is a 30 minutes drive from the villa. The Sringeri Shri Devi Temple and the Mukambika Shri Devi Temple are 90 minutes each. 
    • Guests can hire the speedboat at an additional cost of Rs. 2,500 (one round) and explore the backwaters.
    • Indulge in some fun badminton tournament(s) with your fam

    Cancellation Policy


    Sleeping Arrangements

    1 x Double bed
    1 x Single bed
    Additional mattresses available

    Reviews

    4.8 (16)


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    Isha (4.3)
    06 May 2022

    Hi Team, The stay at Saffronstay Udupi was beautiful. Loved the vibe of the place and the view. Everything was amazing just that the care taker - Prasad was physically unavailable at the property and was coordinating from WhatsApp. There was another caretaker - Sumesh and his family but they did not understand English / Hindi that well so communication was bit of a problem (Though they were very sweet and tried their best to serve us) Moreover, the food options were very limited. In fact we skipped breakfast as the options were less and was not even complimentary. Apart from this, we stayed at Sharavati room which was AC. However, there were few windows which only had net so in the day time AC took long time to cool. Ideally in AC room all windows should be sealed and outside air should not enter. I would love to come back to this property because of the overall experience. Request you to ensure the caretakers are more serious about their job and hospitality. In short, a bit more professionalism would give you guys a 5 star. Thanks Isha


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    Pradeep (4.8)
    18 Apr 2022

    A perfect weekend getaway. Courteous staff


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    Minakshi (4.5)
    14 Apr 2022

    I had a very pleasant stay. The place is idyllic, specially the early morning view from the deck. The food was decent and good quantity but very limited choice. The place is far from every tourist attraction so makes a perfect place if you looking to have some quite time.


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    Shalkee (5)
    28 Mar 2022

    Overall stay was nice!! Ambiance and food were on point. Staff is very helpful. Would definitely recommend.


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    Prahlad (4.3)
    23 Mar 2022

    Property staff is really cooperative n good. Whereas by comparing pricing its too much. No swimming pool, no breakfast, 6170 rs per day certainly not worth. More over saffronstay demanding 5000rs security deposit it also unethical.


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    SHILPA (4)
    01 Mar 2022

    We liked the property very much


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    Viral (5)
    26 Feb 2022

    We stayed there for a week and had a really wonderful time. The location is absolutely beautiful amidst all the coconut trees and next to the river. The staff is really helpful and the food made was really good! Would highly recommend!


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    JAGADEESWARAIAH (5)
    10 Feb 2022

    A beautiful place for a family vacation.


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    Pratik (5)
    13 Jan 2022

    Beautiful and picturesque location, friendly and co-operative staff. A must visit place!!


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    Tejas (5)
    02 Jan 2022

    No improvement required


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    Beenu (4.5)
    31 Dec 2021

    It is a beautiful oasis which is peaceful and quiet. The villa was pretty and clean with provisions like toiletries, towels and shower with hot and cold wash. There is cute walkways through nature and two large river front decks for meals and chilling out. You can also walk through the quiet, green village. The staff is polite and prompt (especially Sukesh and Pradeep) and home stay food is local, tasty and in ample proportion. It has surprisingly strong wifi which supports video calls. Overall loved the experience and would recommend to my friends.


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    Ayushi (5)
    03 Jan 2022

    It was an excellent stay. We literally stayed in mangalore home which gave us clear ‘Malgudi days’ feels. The staff was super friendly and very helpful. We did face language issues but it was good to see a different culture. Location of the place is beautiful and very peaceful. Must visit!


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    Sailee (5)
    22 Dec 2021

    Bestest place


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    Ashok (5)
    21 Dec 2021

    Everything was very good but receptionist behaviour not good. other care takers were excellent supportive.


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    Rajat (5)
    27 Nov 2021

    We had an wonderful time in saffronstays Suvarna sangam. The scenic beauty of this property is breathtaking.


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    Amit (4.8)
    21 Oct 2021

    Add more directions on the way to the property. Its very difficult to reach without help.


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    26 May 2022


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    You will have to pay a refundable security deposit of 5,000 per room