Hyatt Centric – The Bengaluru Brasserie

High at Hyatt Centric ? Well one could easily get intoxicated with the beautiful ambience of the heady bar and spacious restaurant at the newly rebranded Hyatt Centric which has metamorphosed from the earlier Hyatt. Poised at catering to the needs of the millennial, this boutique hotel portrays a vibrant space in the center of the happening MG road and is the first one from Hyatt,Β in India.

Its restaurant, The Bengaluru Brasserie in its refurbished avatar from its predecessor Lido, strives to portray a breezy, relaxed setting to unwind in, with the poolside presence greatly enhancing the effect.

The cuisine is global and care has been taken to add a touch of the local in the little twists and turns that have been incorporated.

I was invited to experience the newly created fare and the pleasant weather, good food and warm hospitality, made it a very pleasurable evening indeed.

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Jungle Hut, Masinagudi – Part 3 – Food and Drink

Part 3 of the 3 part series on the Jungle Hut, Masinagudi resort, covering the overview, activities and food.

As mentioned earlier, Jungle Hut is a home away from home with its cozy, relaxed and intimate aura and friendly staff. Likewise, the food that they serve is also geared towards being home style and easy on the palate and system.

Their ingredients are as local as possible and their jams, pickles, preserves are home made. This naturally means additive free and far healthier than commercial products. The highlight of their breakfast are the home baked loaves of bread that are fresh off the oven everyday. Paired with their jams and locally sourced honey, this is a treat that many guests look forward to indulging in.

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Jungle Hut, Masinagudi – Part 2 – Activities

Part 2 of the 3 part series on the Jungle Hut, Masinagudi resort, covering the overview, activities and food.

Most of the places that I visit, seem to have one main agenda which is to get their guests to relax and enjoy the facilities as much as possible. That quite suits someone like me, with my hectic life in the city (which sounds more important than saying – I love to loll around πŸ˜€ )

At Jungle Hut too, they are very earnest about the ‘do nothing’ mantra and they are happy if their guests just lie back taking in the beauty of the hills or read books or stroll around the property or languidly float in the pool and of course constantly binge on the food that seems to come in a steady stream πŸ˜€

However, being located deep in the forests of Mudumalai, those who are more enthusiastic, obviously also have many exciting jungle related activities to experience, the highlight being the Safari.

And sometimes those who have been very very good, might even witness the breathtaking arc of a full fledged rainbow poised daintily over the mountains, winging across the blue skies !!! πŸ˜€

 

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Jungle Hut, Masinagudi – Part 1 – An Overview

Part 1 of the 3 part series on the Jungle Hut, Masinagudi resort, covering the overview, activities and food.

Do you want to trade the noise of the city for the sounds of the jungle ? Do you want to leave the pollution laden air behind for the freshness of the forest ? Do you want to leave home for … yet another home ? Well Jungle Hut, Masinagudi allows you to do exactly that and more !!! And despite its name, it is far from being a ‘hut’, providing you with all the comforts that you could want on a tranquil holiday.

Located deep in the Mudumalai forests, this beautiful resort nestles at the foothills of the Nilgiri mountains and is actually the last resort at the end of the long road that goes past the tiny hamlet of Bokkapuram, Masinagudi village in the district of Nilgiris in tamil Nadu. Fenced only in the front, it lets nature take over at the back, with its mountain bound borders.

 

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Garuda Farm – Savi Mango Trail

Savi meaning sweet, is the apt name for the sweet, ‘mango de tour’ event, as the owners of Garuda farm have named it.

This is located at Garudapalya in Kolar district, fortunately not too far away from Bangalore.

This is the second edition (year) of the Savi mango trail, which is an event that the owners conduct when the mangoes are ready for harvest and is a delightful activity for Mango maniacs to indulge in !!!

I was invited to experience this mango’nificent adventure and the mango lover in me could not have been happier.

 

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