THE BEST OF THE TEAS TO BE ENJOYED
It is the perfect destination for tea lovers. The experience of witnessing the journey of the tea leaf from the nursery to the tea gardens to the pluckers basket to the tea factory and finally to the tea cup is to be cherished forever. The Nya Sylee and Sylee tea estate is spread across 2100 hectares in total with an annual yield of 2 million kgs of tea. At Octavius we offer you ecstasy in a cup. It’s a paradise in the serenity of nature. Embrace macrocosm and wake up to a flavorsome sip of refreshing morning.
AWAY FROM MASS TOURISM
Most visitors tend to patronize the more touristy and popular destinations. Octavius is one of those secret and unexplored destinations which allows you to engross yourself in its rich local culture and beautiful landscapes. The experience takes you away from any form of mass tourism, and offers you a real and genuine Indian experience. With acres and acres of our estate to explore, the privacy and authenticity of this experience is unbeatable.
HOLIDAY WITH COMPLETE PRIVACY
A wonderful way to enjoy is to book the entire bungalow for one’s family or a group of friends for any kind of celebration or a group holiday. The experience ensures complete privacy and the arrangements can be customized as per the guest’s requirements and liking. Set amidst breathtaking expanses of tea estates, each colonial bungalow extends a good share of adventure, fun and an ultimate family bonding. Dropped mobile signals, wildlife tales and great camaraderie make it a perfect escape with your loved ones.
CLOSEST INTERACTION WITH NATURE AND HERITAGE
Octavius takes you to an ethereal world of natural beauty and heritage. The experience is about the low -lying hill slopes beautifully clad with the green tea bushes, the melodious chirping of birds, the swiftly flowing streams, incredible vistas, the colonial comfort in the Director’s bungalows and above all… The freshest teas to be enjoyed. It is a hidden treasure in Dooars promising to give you the most exotic and innovative way to enjoy nature.
Available round the clock, the Bungalow staff will simply pamper you and give you personalized care to make your stay a comfortable one. Our chefs ensure sumptuous food is served. Our efficient housekeepers ensure the cleanliness of the bungalow.The watchmen take care of your safety while you are staying with us. You may also get an opportunity to meet the Tea Estate Manager, who is a tea expert and can answer all your inquisitive questions. Although he may not be easily available, as he has a huge responsibility of running the entire estate with 2800 workers.
HOLIDAY ALL YEAR ROUND
The tea estates have so much to offer all year round. Every changing season has a different and unique experience and ambience, from the bright skies and festive moods in December/January, to the blossoming flowers and chirping birds of Spring. From enjoying a warm cup of tea in the monsoons to venturing outdoors in the sunfilled days of autumn, ideal for touring and trekking as well as relaxing in the verandah.
PERFECT FOR REJUVENATION
Our aim is to take care of the well-being of our guests while they are with us.The healthy food served in the retreat is cooked from the ingredients cultivated in-house. All sorts of vegetables and fruits, as per the season, are grown here. Pineapples, beetle nut, black pepper, aloe vera, lemon, bananas, cauliflower, cabbage, peas, tomatoes, raddish, carrot, spinach, coriander leaves are some among them.The awakening breakfasts, sumptuous lunches and inviting dinners are cooked according to the taste of the guests with immense attention paid to the hygiene of the food cooked.Yoga, meditation camps and nature walks can be organized for guests.
The connectivity to Octavius Tea resort from anywhere in India is excellent. To reach the plantations, one has to first reach either Bagdogra airport or Jalpaiguri railway station which lies in Jalpaiguri District in West Bengal. The distance to Octavius from Bagdogra or Jalpaiguri is very less and thus takes only around 2 hours to reach. The excellent roads ensure a comfortable journey and one can reach the tea estate from Delhi or Kolkata in around 5 hours.