Welcome to Machaan Plantation Resort in Sakleshpur. One of the most off-beat destinations for a unique holiday in India.
The resort is tucked away in this little provincial countryside surrounded by hills in the west and paddy fields in the north with breath-taking views all around.
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Sakleshpur, which is part of the Bisle Forest Reserve in Wild Karnataka, is a beautiful and uncrowded weekend getaway from Bangalore. This hill station near Bangalore is filled with natural beauty and surrounded with slopes of coffee plants and rolling hills covered densely with flora and fauna, making it a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate your inner self.
Set in an old coffee estate, this resort in Sakleshpur offers panoramic views of the Western Ghats.
Experiences at Machaan
Activities at this plantation resort include guided treks, bonfire nights, estate trails and bird watching rambles.
Malnad Estate Life
Our Estate Manager / Staff would be more than happy to give you a guided tour of the coffee estate and explain the detailed process of growing coffee.
Trekking/Nature Walks
Multiple hills in the region provide easy and challenging climbs and reward you with scenic views of the region. We would be more than happy to help organise a trek.
Bonfire Evenings
Lights out, bonfire on – Evenings are spent around the campfire, outdoors under the stars.
The outdoor pool enjoys great views of the hills, you can lounge here all day and soak up the sun. The pool pavilion serves short eats and beverages all day.
Plastic Free
Machaan works hard to reduce the usage of plastic. We are continuously working on sustainable alternatives for all products that are used within the resort.
All the rooms at the resort have been tastefully done and many of our guests have often vouched that we are one of the best resorts in Sakleshpur with a pool. The air-conditioned rooms are large and spacious with sit out balconies that enjoy great views of the hills.
To avail our best rates, make a reservation by calling +91 8970 33 55 44 or click below to book online.
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Dine at Machaan
The restaurant serves local cuisine as well as Indian fare. The menu includes delicious vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes.
Pool Pavilion
The pool snack-bar  has an all-day menu of starters and snacks, fresh juices and beverages and guests can hang out at the poolside all day and soak up the sun.
Late evenings are spent around a Bonfire, under the open night sky. Dinner is served at the main restaurant.
Nearby Places to Visit
In close proximity to the resort is the fascinating Star Shaped Manjarabad Fort. One can also visit the twin heritage sites of Belur & Halebid that date back to the Hoysala period. Nearby are the renowned temples of Kukke Subramnaya and Dharmasthala and the mighty Gomteshwara at Shravanabelagola, Sakleshpur. Sakleshpur is also famous for being a popular hiking destination for trekkers from across South India. You can hike in the Western Ghats all day and return to relaxing comfort at night. Ethina Buja and Jenukallu Gudda are some of the famous treks one can take. Email us at [email protected] for a curated itinerary.


45 KMS

Ettina Buja

23 KMS

Bisle Ghat

75 KMS

Jenukallu Peak


Magajahalli Falls


Manjarabad Fort

27 KMS

Bettada Byreweshwara Temple

15 KMS
Contact Us
Machaan Plantation Resort, Nelagalli Village, Devaladakere Post. Hanbal, Hobli. Sakleshpur, 573165
Located about 230kms from Bangalore, the road trip  to this hill station near Bangalore will delight all tourists & have you driving through scenic roads. It is one of the must do drives from Bangalore. The trip from Bangalore can be combined with sightseeing to the ancient towns of – Belur & Halebid that date back to the Hoysala Period & the Historic Sravanabelgola.
For reservations or more information contact +91-8970-33-55-44 or email us at [email protected]


From Bangalore

The trip from Bangalore can be combined with sightseeing to the ancient towns of – Belur & Halebid that date back to the Hoysala Period & the Historic Sravanabelgola.


From Chickmagalur
Driving time from Chikmagalur, a popular town in the region with connections to buses and trains, is approximately 45 minutes.