About the resort
Lost in the lush environs and nestled right in the heart of the Blue Mountains, is Club Mahindra Derby Green Ooty, a piece of paradise tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the town. Here in this pristine surroundings, you can understand why Ooty was known as the Queen of the Hills as you can get a glimpse of the hill station as it used to be eons ago. The Nilgiris or the Blue Mountains form a part of the Western Ghats and the dense forests around comprise of the rich bio diversity hot spot, the Nilgiri Biosphere.
Spread over five and a half acres of meadows and gardens and overlooking the race course, the heritage colonial styled resort is the last word in luxury while it takes you to a different world.Located 165 kms from Mysore and just 95 kms from Coimbatore, a holiday at Udhagamandalam or Ootacamund or Ooty as the Britishers called it will take you into a world of emerald tinged lakes and forests. The summer capital of the Britishers was once home to the many tribes - Todas, Badagas, Irulas, Kurumbas who have enriched the region with their culture.
Go for long walks, listen to the birds, sip a hot cup of tea, watch the planters at work, soak in the beauty of the flowers, get wrapped in the mist, drive through the little hill stations or just become a kid all over again and take the toy train up the shola forests. You cannot just holiday once in the Queen of Hills, it is a destination that will beckon you again and again.
It is nice, rooms are cosy, staff is very helpful. But where I will not give them any marks is, 'food'. Their buffet is very expensive and per head it comes to 900 per person per day. Quality of food is also not so good. If some one who is a small