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Kadaltheeram Beach Resort

Nellikunnu, Kovalam 695521, India
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Kadaltheeram Beach Resort
Ranked #4 of 58 Kovalam B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Binzen, Germany
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Kadaltheeram Beach Resort was the last stop during our 2 weeks round trip in India. We enjoyed our stay there very much and we were very happy not to have booked an accommodation directly at the Kovalam beach. Philip, the owner of the hotel, is an excellent host and food is fantastic there. We are already missing the beautiful beach... More

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Huddersfield, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Our second visit to Kadaltheram Beach. Our first visit was in January 2012. Our return visit did not disappoint. This is only a small property with 6 rooms. We stay in the Mermaid room on the first floor of the main building with a good balcony with wonderful views. The room is basic but very comfortable This room now has... More

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east anglia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

This year was our second visit to Philips small and friendly hotel on nellikunnu beach. It didnt disappoint. This really is a one off. Philips natural warm hospitality and friendly helpful advice and service skill make it a unique experience. His small staff of Ambi and Raj the Nepalese chef round off the front of house. Everything is on a... More

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We've just returned from 12 days at Kadaltheeram, the main part of our first trip to India. We stayed there in the second half of January. Philip and Ambi, the owners, provide the personal, relaxed, welcoming, non-formulaic service you don't often find these days. Spent our days relaxing under the coconut palms, enjoying Raj's great food in the restaurant, swimming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Spent a lovely week here last year at Easter. Booking and communication was easy, Phil was pleasure to deal with before and during our stay. He organised Ambi to collect us from the airport in his beautiful old Ambassador car. We took a Kerala house, no A/C but the fan and breeze sufficient. It did get a little warm during... More

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

We have just returned from a 2 week stay at this guest house and enjoyed every minute. The initial sight was a shock as Kadaltheeram is reached down a very bad road with enormous pot holes and then you have to walk along a very narrow alley. Then you reach Kadaltheeram and you're in for a wonderful surprise. We had... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Cannot get a reply to any emails, phone calls to the numbers listed on their website. After 3 days still waiting for a reply to my email enquiring about availability . No one replies to the Indian numbers on their website. The U K number asks to leave a message and the U K mobile number quotes an Indian mobile... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We didn't stay here as we had hired a Beach House further down the beach. We did however eat here 4 times during our 2 night stay on the beach! The food was really great & Philip the owner was very helpful. They also allowed us to do 'take away' at lunchtime on a large tray and we just bought... More

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Rather late writing this review. Stayed here in January 2012 for 1 week, as part of a month holiday traveling in Kerala and tamil nadu. Stayed in the Keralan beach house. Our room was lovely. We could hear and see the see from our room. We ate all our meals here, the chef raj is a genius, the prawns were... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

Only 25 minutes away from the main train station and international airport. We made our way down a small narrow road going through the village full of smiles and friendly people. We stayed in one side of Kerala House, a traditional Indian building with a palm roof. Inside was spotless and very well kept with a fridge and tea making... More

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Address: Nellikunnu, Kovalam 695521, India
Location: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Kadaltheeram Beach Resort Kovalam, Kerala

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A small Hotel in an Indian village next to the beach where you can see everyday Indian life going on around you. All rooms have sea view. 20 mins from airport,10 minutes from Kovalam. Ideal place to relax and experience India rather than just visiting it. All rooms have mini fridge,tea making facilities, en-suite, private balcony. Lower garden area onto the beach with sun beds, hammocks where you can relax under the coconut trees. ... more   less 
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