The SpaceLarge spacious 3 BR apartment with a huge central living room in Gokulum, in the heart of Mysore, the city of palaces. Gokulum is the heart of Ashtanga yoga, boasting of the famous K. Pattabhi Jois Yoga Shala which is only a few minutes walking distance. Other yoga shala s nearby are Saraswathi Jois, Bharat, Vijay Kumar and Santosh Kumar. The apartment is just a 2 minute walk from large gardens ideal for morning walks, and is only 30 seconds away from the grocery store, ( Hindustan Mega Shoppe), fruit shops and the bakery. Money exchange, Internet cafes and phone recharge is also available here. Besides there are a host of cafes within a few minutes walking distance, Khushi Cafe, Santosha Cafe, Om Cafe, depth and Green etc which all serve smoothies, salads, omelettes and tea/ coffee.
Apartment is on the ground floor in a secure private compund, with parking, a huge terrace perfect for sunbathing or sipping tea with unhindered views of the famous Chamundi hill. There is a Large central living room with wicker furniture, dining area, washing machine, large kitchen with gas stove, fridge, pantry, water dispenser and all pots and pans, dishes.
Two bedrooms with attached baths and one bedroom with private personal yet adjacent bathroom. All baths have hot water and western toikets. Immaculately clean and private. Set on a side street which is very quiet and which faces large open green spaces.
This listing is for a single masterbedroom with a full bed and attached bathroom in a large 3 BR with large living room, kitchen, fridge, washing machine, gas stove, Terrace. The other bedrooms will be occupied by other yoga students. 95% of our guests are solo female travellers. Guest AccessThe entire 3 BR is an independent apartment only tor guests.
Hosts live on another property nearby. Interaction with GuestsWe will interact with guests as much or as little as you would like.
We can help arrange local sight seeing trips or trips to neighbouring coffee plantations, or scenic places like Wayanad, Kerala.
For sporting activities we can arrange private golf lessons, horse-riding classes, water sports, trekking, land-based parasailing and microlight flying classes, to name a few.
For those interested in the arts we can arrange yoga, painting/ drawing, wood-carving, Bollywood dancing classes, sand art etc.
We can recommend good restaurants, museums, and shopping or souvenir places too.h The NeighborhoodThe house is in the center of Gokulam, the heart of yoga in mysore. There are many yogashalas sprinkled across town. You can join a yoga class, attend past life regression therapy or enjoy a lovely traditional ayurvedic massage. There is an Ayurvedic wellness center and an Ayurvedic college in the neighbourhood where you can learn to give ayurvedic massages and treatment.
Within minutes of the house, there are a multitude of healthy cafes brimming with healthy organic foods. There are many raw food and ayurvedic cooking classes that are held in the vicinity (ask us for more information during your stay).
You can also learn bollywood or traditional Indian dancing at dance studios nearby or get personalized classical music/tabla (traditional indian drum) classes.
Close to Gokulam, there are a few 100 year old palaces that are open to the public. One of them, Lalita Mahal Palace, has also been converted into a hotel and has been used to shoot some of the most famous scenes in Bollywood (Indian) Cinema. And even to this day, many famous celebrities can be seen dining at this venue.
Every Sunday evening, the Mysore palace is lit up and is a sight to behold (check for timings). Take the hose-driven carts around the palace gates to get a feel of a royal era gone by. Getting AroundIt is extremely easy to get around town. You can take a tuk tuk (auto rickshaw) from any corner or call a local taxi.
At an extra charge, we can provide transportation to/from the airport. We could also arrange for daily transportation by a private car or scooter.