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Abad Turtle Beach

3.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Varankavala, Pollathai P.O. Mararikulam | Mararikulam, Alappuzha 688567, India
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Ranked #26 of 129 Alappuzha B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Abad turtle beach resort became the perfect end to my holidays. Though I visited in an off season, it was great fun. It has a great staff, well mannered providing prompt service. The cottages are excellent and well equipped but can be a good 5 min walk from the reception/restaurant. The highlight is obviously the beach. I don't think there... More

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Noida, India
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

In God's own country, Mararikulam beach is a hidden gem... wonderful and secluded. The Abad Turtle resort is a perfect match for accommodation to enjoy the beauty of the beach. A huge property by the beach, with "cottages between the trees" format, a private sit-out for each cottage complete with a hammock and romantic sun-roofed bathrooms. Rooms are big and... More

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Hyderabad, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Spent 1d1n at the resort .Plenty of trees especially mango trees with lovely cottages,each having a backyard with a hammock.Our hammock was fastened to two mango trees and it was a great experience to have ripe mangoes falling all around us and in the hammock. Cottage had a spacious bathroom with a sun window, again overlooking mangoes on the tree.The... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The perfect place if you wish to relax and feel pampered. Just loved staying there and do almost nothing. They have the most amazing restaurant and every day we tasted something new and wonderful. The Ayurvedic center was the best I have ever tried and the sunset was just magical. One day we rented bikes at the hotel, went for... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I simply loved this resort. Very spacious, well planned and laid out with a clean, uncrowded beach in close proximity. Amazing cottages and the cottage we stayed at had a spacious bathroom with a skylight and a tree growing inside!! Spacious rooms with your own private verandah/sit out as well as a hammock to lie about in. They has a... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We stayed for a night with family, by the end of May and the place was full with ripe mangoes falling every where. We had a great time eating fresh mangoes as they fell,specially the traditional naadan varieties , which reminded me of my childhood days. The Check in was smooth, with fresh juices as welcome drinks, we had a... More

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

The best part of our stay was, we got upgraded to a Villa from a cottage...But the worst part was room service. They made us wait 1 hour for check-in and check-out, unlike any other Abad property. Apart from that, the property is awesome, you can spend all your time just roaming around. The resort has a private beac, which... More

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bangalore
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We visited the property with extended family and thoroughly enjoyed our stay there. The beach is spectacular and the resort provides a private access to the beach. Rooms are spacious and the bathrooms modern. Loved the sunlit roof in the bathroom. The staff was very friendly, yet not intrusive and were willing to accept a request or two with a... More

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Palakkad, Kerala, India
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Grt location of the resort...well planned cottages and Common areas. But sincerely not at all well maintained. Cons:- 1.There are around 7-8 lotus ponds but these are not at all maintained. 2. Hedges could get a trim. 3. There is no room service. 4. The restaurant is a big disappointment. Breakfast has very limited menu. Starters are excellent but main... More

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Leicester
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed here for two nights by the Arabian Sea and wished we had booked for more. The hotel rooms are semi-detached chalets laid out in spacious, well tended grounds with pathways connecting them to the restaurant, butterfly garden, sports hall, spa, swimming pool, and beach. They are all within five minutes walk of each other. The facilities are all... More

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Address: Varankavala, Pollathai P.O. Mararikulam | Mararikulam, Alappuzha 688567, India
Location: India > Kerala > Alappuzha
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Abad Turtle Beach 3.5*
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Abad Turtle Beach Kerala/Alappuzha, India

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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
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Spread across an area of 13 acres of land, Turtle Beach Resort is ideally located at Mararikulam, a fishing village about 30 kms from Kochi. The resort overlooks the white sandy Marari Beach and has a rivulet flowing on one side. Stretching across the expansive area are 16 cottages comprising 29 beach cottages and villa. Facilities: The rooms are spacious, air-conditioned with en-suite toilets and individual patios. Room are equipped with TV, telephone, fridge, tea/coffee maker and individual safe deposit locker, Ayurveda centre, doctor on call, currency exchange, credit card accepted, travel arrangements. ... more   less 
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