Workations in and around Bangalore

Ask any working professional in Bangalore “how’s life?” and be prepared to receive really sad responses! From what I have heard and felt, ‘cabin fever’ is a real thing. It is this intense desire to go back to work and in fact, it even manipulates your mind to miss everything you initially hated about your workplace. Well, it is because you are locked up in your house for over 6 months now, that is, half a year gone without any sort of traveling.

You make these excuses to step out of the house, and we know what you are doing when you are doing that! So we thought we would bring you something from the “new normal”. Instead of looking for excuses to step out of the house, how about a safe vacation not very far from home for a couple of weeks. This is a new travel trend that thas been getting popular by the minute among working professionals – a workation!

If you have not been following my blogs, then a workation is a mini-vacation with your laptop, that is when you take a vacation in your city/ state but also simultaneously work. Now before you bombard me with statements like “its not a vacation if you are working” or “why would I work on a vacation!”, here’s something – it is of course so much better than working from your home!

Reason 1, you have been cooped up in your room for way too long.

Reason 2, you get to relax and unwind after a long day of meetings which helps you stay productive.

Reason 3, you get to be on a holiday without actually worrying about your leaves. And if by now you are partly convinced then read on because I am going to help you with a few amazing and absolutely safe workation options in and around Bangalore so you can make the most of your last few months of 2020. 

All workation options are located conveniently at a drivable distance from Bangalore so you do not have to worry about taking flights or trains. Book a safe, sanitized cab from a reliable car rental company and enjoy your beautiful road trip to the picturesque resort. 

1. The Bison, Kabini

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Out of all workations near Bangalore, I absolutely love The Bison and so should you! They only allow 28 guests a night, which takes half your COVID related anxieties away. Their stand-alone cottages and machans are well-distanced from each other. And not to forget, the wilderness around the camp along with an extremely helpful staff running this place makes your workation as smooth as a breeze. Their private sit-outs and writing desks are perfect for those uninterrupted video calls with the team.
Pro tip: After a long day of work, enjoy the bonfire at night with your loved ones. On weekends, take a jungle safari to spot the black panther.
Distance from Bangalore: 215 km
Wi-Fi speed: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Cleanliness and Hygiene: 5/5
Contact Number: 8904090271

2. Olde Bangalore Resort and Wellness Center, Bangalore

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If you are not willing to travel far from Bangalore, then Olde Bangalore is just the right option for you. Whether you are working from home, studying from home, or just staying home; a separate sanitized cottage will take care of your lockdown blues. They offer no-contact food delivery as well as housekeeping. So you can blissfully go immerse yourself in work at their safely distanced cottages and spend your evenings outdoors enjoying nature and leisure walks.
Pro-tip: They offer Yogastra in their wellness center which is a great immunity-boosting activity, as well as a need of the hour at a time like this.
Distance from Bangalore: 30 km
Wi-Fi Speed: 3/5 
Food: 4/5
Cleanliness and Hygiene: 4/5
Contact Number: 080-28010100

3. Porcupine Castle Resort, Coorg

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You have got to keep your eyes on some of the amazing workation packages in Coorg. One such is Porcupine Castle Resort. Porcupine Resort has adapted to the new normal seamlessly! They offer workation packages for 5 days, 7 days, or 10 days to suit your requirements. Their packages are inclusive of all meals. However, their a la carte menu is available at an additional cost. To make your stay as safe as possible, they ensure all guests wear a face mask outside their cottages. Upon arrival, you will be expected to sign a COVID negative declaration form and also show your status on the Aarogya Setu app.
Pro-tip: Enjoy working in this stunning resort on weekdays and explore Coorg coffee and spice plantations on weekends, or even pull off a good hike. 
Distance from Bangalore: 225 km
Wi-Fi Speed: 4/5
Food: 4/5
Cleanliness and Hygiene: 5/5
Contact Number: 8274-251088

4. Golden Wood, Sakleshpur

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One of the best options for a workation in Karnataka, this 800-acre property has eight rooms and four separate cottages, ensuring minimal contact among guests so be rest assured of your safety. If you are taking a workation with them, you will be given a room with a strong Wi-Fi connection. There are designated open spaces for times you want to step out for a breath of fresh air with your laptop. These open spaces are sanitized at regular intervals. And after those hectic back to back meetings, you can call it a day with their classic Malnad cuisine. Oh, and they are pet-friendly too!
Pro-tip: Enjoy some time outdoors with tunnel trek or exploring the coffee plantations in Sakleshpur. The resort also arranges bonfires after 8 pm.
Distance from Bangalore: 232 km
Wi-Fi Speed: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Cleanliness and Hygiene: 4/5
Contact Number: 09902297022

5. Stonehouse Farm, Bangalore

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Sometimes you do not have to travel very far for beautiful experiences. Sometimes your own city has something so brilliant in store for you. Stonehouse is a beautiful escape right in your backyard. All you have to do is, throw in a couple of T-shirts and pajamas and you are good to go. With four rooms available amid a lot of greenery, space gives you everything you need to work comfortably.  There you have good internet connectivity, soothing outdoors, a pool, and a recreational corner to keep you entertained. The food is amazing, for real! You get to choose from wood-fired pizzas, homemade sourdough, and cream cheese, indulgent carrot cakes, and much more. They are offering tailored packages, all you have to do is reach out to them on their contact number.
Pro-tip: Because they have fewer rooms, it is always best to call them 2 weeks in advance and check their availability.
Distance from Bangalore: 26 km
Wi-Fi Speed: 5/5
Food: 5/5
Cleanliness and Hygiene: 5/5
Contact Number: 08971623237

Tell us how you are planning to up your work-from-home scenes because this routine is here to stay!

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Workations in and around Bangalore
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