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Vivanta by Taj Bekal

#1 of 4 Hotels in Bekal
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Kappil Beach, Bekal 671319, India
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Winchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved this hotel, we had a private courtyard with plunge pool outdoor shower and bathtub, and a daybed. The staff couldn't do enough for us and we're incredibly friendly. The food was excellent, we would thoroughly recommend this hotel and would love to return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Taj Bekal is a stunning location and a luxurious hotel experience. There are a couple of areas for improvement though as listed below. Overall- would recommend for a relaxing stay. If you're looking for sightseeing this might not be for you as the hotel is quite isolated in terms of culture and things to see. Pros: 1) the rooms are... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There is nothing much to do in bekal (udma precisely) except the hotel. The hotel is as expected - very good. The best part - Jiva Grande Spa - it is biggest south east spa..very nice ambiance and excellent variety of treatments..the execution is also superb..must visit spa..we had gone for a 1.5 hour full body aroma therapy massage..do try... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were a group of 3 adults and 2 children aged 11 and 7. We travelled by car for a good 9 hours before we reached the hotel. On check in, one of our rooms were upgraded to the next category by the reservation staff. The rooms are very spacious and the backyard is beautiful with a relaxing day bed... More 

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Delhi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very happy with the courteous service received.. From the staff at the backwaters .. to the staff at beach.. the restaurant.. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Special thanks to the chef, for suggesting the local preparation and preparing it for us. We really liked it... Plan for a minimum of 2 days atleast.. they have so much to offer...

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Thank ipiyush
GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear iPiyush, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Back water, beach, host of leisure activities, world class spa, excellent food combined with implacable service what makes Vivanta by Taj Bekal - world class holiday destination. Fully justified two days holiday with family. After long drive from Bangalore it was pleasant surprise for all of us. Super efficient Sandeep & front office team, room with excellent back water view,... More 

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Thank Saroj K
GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Saroj K, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

Mumbai, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was an awesome stay.. and i would recommend everyone to go stay here once. The staff is also amazing!!!! You are treated as kings/queens here and nothing less.. the spa, the restaurant, the house cleaning staff.. from top to bottom each and every employee is amazing. Wonderful stay!!!

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Romit D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an outstanding stay at this resort. . Was travelling with family and friends. We had an good experience right form our bookings upto our departure. While bookings information was shared very quickly and in details. - it gave us a choice to select which room to book and which package to select. Any details asked the response was... More 

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear vsa2605, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to... More 

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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in a most delightful setting this wonderful hotel is great for a relaxing experience with good food and great service. The rooms with the plunge pools are particularly nice. Suitable for couples, families or groups of friends. Easy to reach from Mangalore airport. Not to be missed.

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Mr Billimoria, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

Mainz, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was an outstanding stay in this hotel:the property and the rooms are amazing and well taken care of. The staff is very friendly and attentive. Food was always delicious and diverse! Cant wait to come back soon!

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Mr Leslie, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

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