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Maadathil Cottages

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Odayam Beach, Manthara Temple Road | Edava, Varkala 695311, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away from the main road, town, and noise this little place with the most amazing atmosphere. Next to the ocean with hammocks between coconut trees you will find a place that's easily makes you want to stay for a month or more. And what makes it so great except for the views, sunsets, etc are the brilliant stuff. At... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful cottages by the cliff overlooking the sea. We had the perfect holiday there. You could spend your entire vacation here. What an amazing view!! The cottages are overlooking the sea.. And the oceans breeze will put you to sleep. Behind the cottages is a huge pond filled with lotus flowers. Muhajir and his team are most accomadating host ever.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have a look at the video taken at this place here: https://youtu.be/XCaOPWtznPQ If you take a walk on the beach you will quickly realise that there is no other place such as this one in whole Varkala. It is located out of the busy and noisy centre, close to the small and clean beach. Tall palm trees with hammocks hanged... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I went to Maadathil cottages on a whim, with my mother and sister. We wanted a place near the beach, preferably in Varkala (and not Kovalam) and were going just for the day. I found Maadathil cottages via Tripadvisor; the reviews were good, and the photographs even better. However, the actual place beats all that. I would recommend Maadathil cottages... More 

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Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Had a wonderful stay at the Maadathil Cottages recently, even choosing to extend our reservation while we were there. My friend and I arrived in Varkala just as the local shops were closing down for the season, resulting in an amazingly quiet and peaceful ambience around the resort. Our rooms were simple, nice, and Wi-Fi accessible. We ate most of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Cottages are built in a traditional Keralan style around a pond and carefully maintained garden. A beautiful coconut grove well contributes to a proper tropical feeling. In the middle of the property there is a reception and an open air restaurant next to it. Generous breakfasts are included in the price. It stays open all day long and will happily... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for such an extremely kind and extensive review . . Happy to hear that you guys were enjoyed your stay with us . . Thanks for all the compliments like our calm location, rooms, food, staff and their service and finally our small hotel itself . . Bouquet of thanks for praising our team... More 

Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We recently stayed at the Maadathil Cottages for 10 days, Muhajir and his family and staff were so helpful and friendly. They will arrange just about anything for you from tuk-tuks to train tickets, taxis and back water stays.There is a small beach (Odayem) directly across Maadathils' coconut palm fringed grounds...also used early mornings by the local fisherman hauling in... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Dave and Lin, Thank you so much for taking your time to wrote your experience in Tripadvisor after your recent stay with us . . It was great to hear that your expectations were meet in our resort . . Thanks for praising our location, staff and their pleasing service . .Our staff members always ready to do any... More 

Nuremberg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This place was just incredible! Muhajir and the whole team were so super nice we felt so welcome. Everything was clean, the food so delicious, the beach just some footsteps away. We couldn't wish for more. Laying in the hammocks, listening to the sound of the beach and drinking some coconuts. The cottages are 25min away of the big touristic... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Selly M, Millions of Thanks for such an awesome review after your recent stay with us. .It was really very well appreciated . . It's been very happy to read that you and your partner enjoyed your stay with us and we were little disappointed about your short stay, hope we can meet again soon and it will be... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Maadathil Cottages is located in the quieter area Odayam Beach, a good more relaxed alternative to the nearby North Cliff area. The huts are simple but clean and charming, and are surrounded by palm trees and other greenery in front of a quiet stretch of beach. From here you can watch fishermen pull in their catch in their mornings and... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for such an amazing review about your recent stay with us, it is really well appreciated . . I was happy to read that you found our little hotel's location perfect for your needs while visiting Kerala. What made me most happy was to hear that you found the greatest asset at our hotel... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We spend about three days at Maadathil cottages. The facilities are awesome. The main attraction is the beach itself..I have never seen so clean and beautiful beach in Kerala before. I have travelled a lot as a part of my Job and I can assure you this beach is up to International standards. The staffs are friendly and cooperative. The... More 

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Muhajir M, General Manager at Maadathil Cottages, responded to this review

Dear Aravind M, Thank you for writing a review after your recent stay with us . .It is most appreciated. . . It was really great to read that you found our location and the beach is one of the best in Kerala which you have ever seen . . Regarding the food standard , , thank you very much... More 

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