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Palakkad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

we spend few days with my friends here, it is 4 km away from Goa - Karwar bridge . takes 35 minutes by their boat to reach the resort.. the view from Island is just awesome.. you can see many Dolphins .. they have many activities to do , speed boat , banana ride , fishing etc.. Food was good... More 

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

This is an unusual type of a resort which is located 4 km in the Arabian sea off the Karwar coast and far from the madding crowd. It is an island resort which one can reach in a motorised boat, which is both safe and comfortable.. Due to environment laws the rooms are built on tents which are self-contained and... More 

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Thank GeordieMumbai
Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Have been there long before and ever since have been planning to go back there. we had great fun at the place. The place is not over crowded and food was unlimited and delicious. They also provide water sports at extra cost.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

a private island 4 km in the arabian sea. We stayed in tented accommodation. electricity is only from 5 in the evening. Once you reach there you are stuck and no much activity at the property. The beach they have is not worth going for a swim, hardly u can call it a island beach, The boat on which we... More 

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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

This place is mindblowing. It is a rocky outcrop of a private island 4km into the sea from Karwar coast. The island is called Kurumgarh, to indicate that it looks like the back of a tortoise. You walk up onto a plateau where this resort is located. Great food (especially seafood), simple, basic accommodation, and a lovely detachment from the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Had been to The Great Outdoors 4 times in the last 8 years.. Must visit place for family / large groups / couple ... Avoid monsoon period and summer.. means May to September is not a great time.. rest is good..

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Thank MadavanV
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Finally our group, decided to go out to an Island Retreat. This is a true land locked island at Karwar, unlike others. The place itself is quite exclusive, since there is no other establishment apart from the resort itself. As we arrived, the resort boat took us to the island, a nice journey of around 1/2 hr to reach the... More 

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2 Thank Santosh R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

It's kuramghad! Shape of tortoise! Wonderful tents! Watch stars. Go fishing. Witness dolphin dance. Take a swig of beer. Good food. Lovely natural surroundings. Almost in the lap of mother Nature! I love this place. Enjoy a little trekking. Snorkelling too!waaaaaaah!

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Bangalore, India
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

My First advise would be don't go by their website, you would be disappointed to know not all specified on the website are available. i stayed here for 3 days between Dec 23 till 25 2013. i actually drove down to karwar all the way from Bangalore, as soon as i entered their Jetty was much more excited to reach... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

•Location – 3/5 – far, far away from everything. Yet accessible from Bangalore, by overnight bus to Karwar and then by boat to the island from the jetty.. Expect to reach not before 9 a.m. •Ambience – 5/5 – rustic, warm, sultry charm of being on a tropical island, can’t complain at all.. •Cleanliness –4/5 – averagely kept place, becomes... More 

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Address: NH 17, Bauttakatta | 4 km Into the Arabian Sea From the Coast of Karwar, Karwar 575002, India
Location: India > Karnataka > Karwar
Price Range: $54 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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