A Vintage Get Away

An opportunity to be in a mesmerizing 'Scottish Paradise'.

SCHOOL THOTA, a division of the School Estate, is a Vintage Get Away heritage plantation bungalow homestay in Coorg (Kodagu), which is often called as the Scotland of India, is nestled amid emerald hills that dot the southernmost tip of Karnataka.



Enjoy Authentic Coorg Experience

Come experience nature at its best, the exciting plantation life, the Coorg tradition and Kodava way of life, at School Thota, Vintage Get Away. What sets School Thota, Vintage Get Away homestay apart is the personalized touch that is offered by the Aiyappa family. The care and attention are evident in everything that is offered. School Thota, Vintage Get Away Homestay is located at Coorg, a region famous for coffee plantations. Here you can enjoy all the benefits of living in a beautiful property that boasts of over a century old heritage, in the middle of the coffee plantation.



  • Spent 2 days here filming. The hosts are wonderfully hospitable, the home stay is extremely comfortable and impeccably clean, the food is out of this world and the plantation is stunning. I can highly recommend it, you must visit!

    Kiro CJ

    Seven Seafood & Grill
  • Amazingly WoW Experience !! If you are at Coorg and not in School Thota, you have missed the beauty of the place. The Place - Wow, The Stay - Wow, The Food - A Big Wow and Saraswati Aunty and Mr. Kushalappa - A big Thumbs Up !! Definitely coming back.

    Sangeeta Mohapatra

    Hignosis IT Solutions Private Limited
  • One of the best places to stay in Coorg. The combo of great people, great ambience and great home made food coupled with the rustic tranquility of the place makes it a place something more than perfect.I can bet you will get a life time experience.

    Subhayu Majumdar

    Probationary Officer / Assistant Manager
  • If you're going to Coorg, stay here! School Thota is solar equipped, the food served is amazing and fresh from their vegetable garden, and the estate is simply beautiful and has so much to offer.Would definitely be coming back.

    Arsheen Moosa

  • A very relaxing & beautiful house. Mrs. Saraswathi took a lot of effort in not only making local favorites for us, but also explained how they are made. The estate is made for long meandering morning walks, and for catching up with friends... A truly wonderful experience.

    Saurabh Nanda

    Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  • The experience is really good.Kushalaappa makes you feel at home. The food is so lovely. Very good cook who prepares a variety of dishes ( every time there is a surprise on the table). The rooms are very spacious and the washrooms are very neat.

    Podugu Govardhan

    Director - Sales & Service (APA)
  • We wanted to thank you for giving us your wonderful place to stay over the weekend. Honestly the pictures on the website and on the Facebook profile dont do justice to the place, we are glad we came and stayed at SchoolThota in reality!

    Sunil Hubli

  • An amazing getaway from the city grind.. The hosts are warm.. Food amazing.. Saraswati aunty and Kushal we really enjoyed your company.. Thanks for letting us be a part of your home and life.. A home away from home-School Thota.

    Remya Ramesh

    Hansraj College, Delhi University
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