Top 10 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Karnataka, India

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Claudine
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If an eclectic getaway is what you are looking for, then it’s time to visit the southwestern Indian state of Karnataka. Though more commonly known as an industry and technology hub, this prosperous state also boasts various tourist destinations that both locals and foreigners will surely fall in love with. It has everything from pristine beaches to beautiful museums, not to mention the vibrant city life in the capital Bengaluru, which is also home to world-class shopping hubs. Of course, since it’s India you can be sure to experience a plethora of rich culture, spirituality, unique heritage, and one-of-a-kind local delicacies. If you’re planning to visit soon, check out this list of the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Karnataka, India.

1. Two-bedroom modern guest house with a yard (from USD 125)

This is a beautiful vacation home located in a friendly and quiet neighborhood. The house boasts an upscale and modern interior, from all-white walls to beautiful wooden furniture pieces. Big glass windows also adorn every room, allowing for natural light to enter the house. This guest house features two huge bedrooms, two bathrooms with a walk-in shower, a living room with a fireplace, a well-equipped kitchen, and a separate dining room, complete with a television set. Each room in this house is spacious and airy, while outside there’s a whole yard, where kids can freely play and run around. It can sleep up to six people, and several restaurants, shops, and local attractions are nearby as well.

Udaya- 2 bedroom bed&breakfast cottage at Madikeri
Madikeri, Karnataka, India
39 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place was creative and clean and very comfortable with the best cutlery and amenities all over
preeth has amazing culinary skills which we got to taste during our daily breakfasts
breakfast: it was finger licking yummy
Cleanliness:
cleanliness: the entire property is extremely clean and breathtaking beautiful
the villa is nice clean comfortable and super spacious
the place is very well maintained and sparkling clean
very clean very cozy and close to restaurants
neat clean and beautiful place easy to locate nice host
Host:
preeth was a wonderful host with quick in responses
hospitality and breakfast from the host was great
preeth was a great host
preeth was a great host
preeth was an amazing host
Location:
this place is perfectly located
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2. Private beach villa with two bedrooms (from USD 120)

This private beach house can accommodate up to 10 guests. It features two enormous bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. Ideal for those seeking a peaceful and refreshing getaway. This villa is in a secluded area between the beach and the river. So, if you’re someone who love water, this place is perfect for you. Towering coconut trees spread all over the property also add to the serenity of the place. The big and airy house comes with a fully equipped kitchen, where you can cook anything that you crave for. There’s also a huge veranda outside, which is perfect for morning coffee and a yard, where you can hang around and play.

Exclusive Beach Bungalow at Padubidri / Mangalore
Padubidri, Karnataka, India
29 reviews Superhost
Entire bungalow 2 Beds 8 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
just in between a clean beach and back waters
the beach house was clean
Host:
the host was super responsive and ensured that we had a safe experience
owner and caretaker are very polite and pro active
narayan is a super host
care takers are good and easily approchable
host is very helpful with the team of good caretakers
Location:
perfect place to spend your holiday
iraa beach house is a perfect place to unwind relax and enjoy with your close ones
superb location and house as seen in movies
the villa is at a great location and it is a beautiful place to stay
nearby there are a lot of nice place to visit
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3. Two-story hillside villa with a garden (from USD 72)

This two-story cottage is located in a quiet neighborhood. Perfect for a group of four, this guest house features a bedroom with one king-size bed and two single beds. The house has an over-all cozy atmosphere, which makes guests instantly feel at home. It comes with a well-equipped kitchen, a cute lounge area, a study nook, and an outdoor lounge space that overlooks the beautiful garden. The bedroom located upstairs features a homey ambiance and has a big balcony, where you can sit back and relax while taking in the breathtaking view of the Nandi Hills. Perfect for morning strolls and picnics, the fenced-in garden offers a safe space for kids to play and run around.

Wooden Cottage Villa - Nandi Foothils
Nandi Hills, Karnataka, India
67 reviews Superhost
Entire cottage 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room the sitting area the balcony the view the calmness of the place all were just perfect
it has the amenities and thoughtful touches to make you comfortable
one bedroom has only a single bed with an attached bathroom which seems like it's newly built
good facilities especially the lighting interiors the sound system the kitchen with all basic amenities
Cleanliness:
it is clean and quite a cozy wooden place
Host:
friendly and helpful host
instant response from shiv who was a great host
shivnath is a great and attentive host
shivnath is a really great host
shivnath was a great host and the stay is in the midst of nandi channagiri and skandagiri hills
Location:
a nice quiet place near nandi hills
the location was fantastic right at the foot of the nandi hills
really great location with amazing views
best place for weekend getaway from bangalore or any nearby town
this place is a paradise short of words to pen down how beautiful this place is
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4. Cozy glamping domes with private bathrooms (from USD 108)

For those who want a one-of-a-kind getaway, this glamping experience in Chikmagalur might just be the one that you’re looking for. This is perfect if you’re someone who loves nature and camping. You’ll be staying in two huge dome-shaped tents, both complete with a comfy bed, a kitchenette, and a bathroom. The tents can accommodate up to six guests, which makes them ideal for families and groups of friends. Set on a high wooden deck surrounded by trees, this unique accommodation lets you wake up to a stunning nature view every morning. Each tent is also equipped with amenities to suit your needs, such as bed linens, pillows, blankets, toiletries, and kitchen appliances. There’s hot water as well, plus a big wooden table outside where you can eat and hang out.

Birds Eye Estate Geodesic Glamping Domes
48 reviews
Dome house 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
-2 more extra beds will fit in one dome
Cleanliness:
- sparkling clean - towels and kitchen items were very clean
- washroom is clean and hot water available
rooms are well maintained and clean
the place is just as advertised clean spacious enough for 3 people with excellent views
i was not very happy with the cleanliness but can be improved
Host:
cheers to the host
darshak is a great host
the hosts have been amazing
the host’s we great and very accommodating
the host is really nice and helped us out with everything
Location:
it was a very good stay very good location
overall the place is done up well and perfect for a close-knit circle of friends
this place is an amazing and an unique place to stay
food was delicious domes were well designed and maintained location was perfect
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5. Cozy one-bedroom apartment with balcony (from USD 18)

This is a one-bedroom apartment located in a friendly neighborhood that is close to shops, restaurants, and beaches. The house is spacious with a bright ambiance, and can accommodate up to five guests. It features a cute kitchen with a dining table, a roomy living area with comfy chairs, and a big bathroom complete with a shower and a bidet. There’s also a flat-screen TV in the living room for when you want to watch a movie. The bedroom is huge and features a queen-size bed and three extra beds. This cozy apartment also comes with a balcony that overlooks the backyard filled with fruit-bearing trees such as coconuts, bananas, and more.

Jaya Homestay(Registered under KSTDC) with Kitchen
Udupi, Karnataka, India
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 1 Bed 5 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen and common area and balcony are an added bonus
the house was very clean and had enough amenities to make it as comfortable as our own home
just enough space to be comfortable
the kitchen especially was decked up with all essentials and surely helped during our stay
Cleanliness:
its a very clean and well maintained flat
bathroom is big and clean
you will experience clean surroundings
the place is clean with good ventilation
it was a sparkling clean place and really well maintained
Host:
great response from the host
the hosts make it better
atheeth sir is an awesome host
he was great host
very helpful hosts
Location:
property is located in a calm and pleasant neighborhood ideal to relax
place is located in very good and serene area
best location for a group of max 5 ppl
house is clean and located in a calm neighborhood near udupi town
location wise it becomes a perfect place to stay as all the good places are nearby
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6. Private farmhouse perfect for small families (from USD 40)

This vacation house located on a secluded farm is ideal for small family of four. It features two bedrooms and a loft-type extra sleeping space. This homey house, which is only 500 meters (0.3 mi) from the Cauvery river, comes with a kitchen, a bathroom, and an enclosed veranda that has a separate lounge area and dining area. You can set up a barbecue outside in the vast backyard, which is also perfect for morning and afternoon strolls. It also has plenty of safe space for kids to play. At night, you can light up a small bonfire and make s'mores while planning your activities for the next day.

Rustling Nest - Farm Stay for a Cycling Weekend
Srirangapatna, Karnataka, India
110 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
naveen had ensured that this place had all the amenities that we needed to make our stay comfortable
bedsheets bathrooms could have been more cleaner (we developed mild skin rashes )
Cleanliness:
the place was super clean when we reached
well maintained and kept clean by caretaker mr
the place is very clean and has cute knick knacks all around
he's always around to help with your needs and ensures the surrounding clean
Host:
mr naveen is a great host
the caretaker nayaka is always ready to help
nayaka- the care taker was available to attend to any requests and also guided us to local sightseeing
essentials like milk can be obtained through the care taker from the adjacent hamlet
naveen is a wonderful honest and caring host
Location:
a wonderful hideout very close to mysore
rustling nest is a farmstay situated in a beautiful location : inside a scenic village just before srirangapatna
perfect place to go cycling and morning walks with lush green farms and a river close by
the place is so pretty and it is unbelievable that it is so close to the city
nestled in a village close to srirangapatna this cosy little place is surrounded by beauty and greenery
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7. Private guest house atop a mountain (from USD 101)

With this beautiful vacation home located at the top of a mountain, you’ll be able to experience a peaceful getaway accompanied by breathtaking views at every turn. This private guest house can accommodate up to five guests, making it an ideal sanctuary for families and friends. It features two elegant suites, adorned with wooden furnishings and big glass windows that give access to the scenic mountain views outside. Each suite also has its own private bathroom, and a lounge area where guests can sit back and relax. Moreover, you’ll have access to the spacious living room, dining area, and kitchen where you’re free to cook just about anything. Craving some fresh air? You can always step outside in the expansive backyard for a refreshing stroll. You may want to take off your slippers to feel the soft grass brush against your toes.

Blaze Homes Coorg
Irale Valamudi, Karnataka, India
106 reviews Superhost
Entire bungalow 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view from the balcony attached to each private rooms
amazing view spacious accommodation with thoughtful touches (board games wifi dongles etc) and great staff
view from the room: the best in the area
rooms are big and spacious with huge sit-outs which open towards the valley
Cleanliness:
absolutely clean house toilet and (machine dried) warm dry towels
the place was very clean
clean huge rooms just like in the photos
the house is large clean and well kept and nicely decorated
rooms are huge and very clean you have everything you need for a luxury vacation
Host:
the care taker mr
the hospitality of the house staff is just amazing
staff was very nice kind and helpfull
the caretaker and other support staff were super helpful
the local host was super helpful and hospitable
Location:
place and location is just awesome
the location is awesome to cut away & be by yourself
great location with yummy food
a wonderful place to get away from the hustle and bustle surrounded by a magnificent forest
ideal for those who love a serene quiet getaway
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8. Chic two-bedroom beach house with balcony (from USD 98)

This private beach house is designed with chic interiors and glass walls that highlight the scenic beach view outside. It features two massive bedrooms with king-size beds, comfy bedding, and blackout curtains so you can sleep comfortably during the day. The house has an overall bright and airy atmosphere, which complements the modern aesthetics of the place. It has a granite countertop kitchen with all the essentials, a spacious living room with a giant leather couch, and a sleek dining area with full-length mirrors mounted on the walls. There’s also a huge balcony, which is accessible from both bedrooms. It comes with lounge chairs, and the house overlooks the beach, so it’s perfect for when you want to unwind.

Raj Sea Front Beach Resort 101
Mangaluru, Karnataka, India
51 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 2 Beds 7 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
rooms are very big with all necessary requirements like bed etc
beautiful place with very well done interiors comfortable couches and chairs and tables
the south indian breakfast options offered by them are good
one of the shortcomings i observed was the complimentary breakfast offered by the host
the property has air conditioning in all the rooms and also clean and modern bathrooms
Cleanliness:
rooms are clean and tidy
property is kept very clean
just in front of a quite neat & clean beach
the beach is clean quiet and very private in the mornings
place really looks stylish and clean
Host:
the caretaker was very helpful
santhosh is a great host and his response time was very quick
the host and care person are very cordial
the host & the caretaker are available for any enquiries & any help needed
the care taker of the property manoj was very helpful and took good care of us
Location:
the location is excellent
perfect location within city limits
great location will visit agin
the location of the villa is really good
couldn't have asked for a better experience the location was brilliant right opposite the beach
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9. Chic and cozy hotel room with private balcony (from USD 87)

This is a chic room for rent in the beautiful Estate Resort, a boutique hotel located on a hilltop. It features modern room amenities and access to hotel facilities, which include a restaurant, bar, lounge areas, and garden. The room can accommodate up to three guests. It is spacious yet cozy, complete with warm-colored walls, beautiful art decor, and a sofa set made of bamboo. It also comes with a private bathroom that features a walk-in shower, plus a private balcony that overlooks stunning mountain views. This accommodation is perfect if you’re looking for an intimate yet classy place to stay. It is especially recommended for couples planning a romantic getaway.

Estate Double occupancy Premium Cottage-Cauvery
Mudbidri, Karnataka, India
10 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Room in boutique hotel 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
the place is very clean
Host:
staff is very good friendly and accurate
notably they have very friendly and helpful staff who went out of the way to make our stay comfortable
Location:
a lovely place to stay
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10. Cozy private villa with balcony and dining deck by the river

This beautiful villa is safely tucked away on a river island. Perfect for up to five people, this guest house with a chic interior features three bedrooms kitted out with comfy bedding. The house also has a massive bathroom with a rain shower, an airy dining room with windows all over, and a balcony with an outdoor dining set. Guests aren’t allowed to use the kitchen, instead, there’s an on-site cook who will serve you mouth-watering fare every day. You can enjoy your meals inside or outside on the balcony. If you want a more intimate dining setting, the dining deck by the river is perfect for a romantic dinner with your loved one. It’s a great hang-out place with friends as well.

Suvarna Sangam, surrounded by river on 3 sides
Tonse East, Karnataka, India
24 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 4 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Host:
caretakers are more than eager to be of any help
delicious home cooked food served by the caretaker and his family adds to the beauty
through out the stay host & house help were extremely warm and welcoming
the food made by the resident caretakers was very good too and only the freshest ingredients were used
verma) was very helpful over the phone to enable us to reach the secluded area with our vehicle
Location:
perfect location for you to wind down away from all the hustle and bustle of the city life
amazing place right in the middle of the heaven
the property was lovely and the location was also great
overall an good place to visit to get away from the hustle and bustle of urban living
it’s a must visit place and perfect for romantic get away
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Explore the beautiful and wild Karnataka

Whether you want a quiet vacation away from the city or a fun getaway filled with adventure, the beautiful Karnataka is here to give you the best vacation you’ll ever have. World-class restaurants, pristine beaches, scenic landscapes, and friendly accommodations are just a few of the many amazing things you’ll get to discover and experience in this stunning place.

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