Stayed a night here during shooting of Shivaji Surathkal 2. The place is quite surrounded by nature and transports you to your grandma’s place when we were kids. The team was very hospitable. The food was homely and I had a terrific meal. Felt I should come back with my family soon.

Mr. Ramesh Aravind
Actor & Director


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Areca County - Honnavar

I had an incredible experience at this home stay. The location was perfect, with the greenhouse , fresh air, and breathtaking views. The hospitality of the hosts was outstanding, creating a safe and enjoyable environment. The combination of natural beauty and warm people made my stay truly memorable…
Thank you Ravi sir for preparing us awesome home made foods for all 3 times.. I’m highly impressed with Areca country.. I’m really recommending..
Our stay in Areca County was beautiful. It gives u the vibe of "Malnad Halli Mane". The rooms are spacious n clean. Even bathrooms were clean n well maintained. Their balcony has wonderful view of Areca trees. The place gives u homely feeling. Never realised authentic south Indian food can be so tasty. Even tea n pakado was grt. We kept ordering them. The care taker/cook was making sure we had good time.
Based on my research, I found that Areca County is the best accommodation option in Honnavar. It offers five cottages and a dining area, and the property spans over an acre of land. Additionally, they have their own farmland adjacent to the property. Our stay at Areca County was enjoyable, and the hosts, Sandeep and Pallavi, were very welcoming. The place is well-maintained with ample parking space, and they also provide delicious homemade meals upon request. I would recommend a two-night stay to leisurely explore Honnavar. One minor suggestion would be to include a small play area and a baby pool for kids to enhance their stay. Overall, it was a fantastic experience.
A great stay, very good hospitality. Amazing food. Premium cottages. Easily 2 families can be accommodated in 1 cottage. Service oriented mindset. Cook was really good. Only area for improvement is people might expect little more variety of food. But whatever served was filling and tasty. If at all if some improvements needed this is only point, my friend's wife Mrs Veena had few suggestions. Instead of Chapati everyday in lunch or dinner something else can be added like poori, akki rotti , some snacks in the evening can be part of evening tea (just a suggestion)
"We recently had the pleasure of visiting this place and spent three delightful days there. We truly relished our time, as the ambiance was absolutely splendid. The cuisine was not just delicious but also reminiscent of a comforting homemade style, and the hospitality we received from the staff was exceptionally warm and welcoming. We extend our heartfelt thanks and are looking forward to returning in the near future."


Areca County is proudly the highest rated property amongst all the hotels, resorts and home-stays in Honavar.