Luxurious boutique resort Shanthi Kunnj Riverside Exotica to re-open in Chikkamagaluru on Sep 7  

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Chikkamagaluru, Sep 6: Shanthi Kunnj Riverside Exotica, a luxurious boutique resort nestled in the heart of Chikkamagaluru, is thrilled to announce its reopening on September 7.

After months of anticipation, travellers can once again experience the blend of history, opulence, and nature that defines Shanthi Kunnj.

The owners of Shanthi Kunnj, Diana Saldanha and Naveen Saldanha expressed their excitement about the reopening and said, "We are thrilled to welcome guests back to Shanthi Kunnj, where every detail reflects our dedication to providing an exceptional experience.

“Our crew has worked tirelessly to ensure that our guests may once again immerse themselves in nature's splendour, enjoy modern comforts, and make cherished memories,” said the owners.  

Founded in history, blossomed into luxury

Shanthi Kunnj, nestled in the verdant landscapes of Chikkamagaluru, stands as a testament to history's transformation into modern luxury.

Established in 1979 as the Holy Cross Estate by the visionary Anthony Saldanha, this exquisite boutique resort property has evolved into an unparalleled charm that attracts travelers seeking solace and elegance.

Features and amenities

Perched on the tranquil banks of the River Bhadra, Shanthi Kunnj offers a seamless blend of opulence and nature's beauty.

Guests can choose from log houses, superior villas, and premier rooms, each offering mesmerizing views of the river or surrounding nature.

Shanthi Kunnj also has a variety of amenities to offer its guests, including a temperature-controlled swimming pool, an exquisite multi-cuisine restaurant, and a diverse range of indoor and outdoor entertainment options.

Nature enthusiasts and relaxation seekers will find their desires fulfilled at Shanthi Kunnj.

The boutique resort specialises in organising customised events such as weddings, anniversaries, and other celebratory soirees amid nature's lush tapestry.

Safety takes precedence with 24x7 securities, CCTV coverage, and other amenities ensuring guests' peace of mind.

How to reach Shanthi Kunnj Riverside Exotica?

Reaching Shanthi Kunnj is as remarkable as the boutique resort itself. Situated approximately 45 kilometres from Chikkamagaluru en route to Sringeri, the resort is easily accessible.

Travelers can opt for Mangaluru and Bengaluru airports, along with train, bus, and car options for a hassle-free journey.

One can book to stay now to immerse in opulence, unwind in nature's embrace, and experience the legacy of hospitality that defines Shanthi Kunnj Riverside Exotica.

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  • flavian, chik

    Wed, Sep 06 2023

    wish the very best to the Saldanha family . Shanthikunnj is a beautiful location on the banks of Bhadra

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