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SwaSwara

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Om Beach, Donibhail | Gokarna, Gokarna 581326, India
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Hannover, Germany
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The best place to find back to yourself in an 5 stars equipped ressort. Retracted from city life, close to a wonderful beach amidst a beautiful natural surrounding. Water is sustainably regenerated and food, vegetables and herbs home grown on the large prémisses. Fantastic meals provided by a heavenly cook. Ayurvedic food, ayurveda treatments like full body massages. Teachers for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A beautiful eco friendly resort with humble staff. Absolutely natural in attitude food architecture and culture. A must visit to seek that quiet serene feeling within. To strike a balance in your otherwise hectic city life!

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Pune, India
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

you get to stay in a villa all to yourself - while the bedroom is air-conditioned, the upper deck, the courtyard as well as the bathroom are private but largely open to the sky - the villas are prettily done in kerala style architecture, with lots of greenery all around. The food is all organic, largely vegetarian with some seafood,... More 

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Shanghai, China
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

SwaSwara is a very peaceful and gorgeous resort on a spectacular stretch of the Karnataka coast, just behind the famous Om Beach. The villas are spacious and minimal rustic design(they could do with a few more decorative elements), mixing more traditional elements of Konkan architecture with a touch of modern comfort. Villas have nice open-air bathrooms. However, rooms are a... More 

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Lacombe, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

After four hectic weeks of touring all of India's most famous sites, for my fourth time, I was ready for something different. I have been practising yogi and meditating for many years so SwaSwara seemed like good fit. It was much more than I expected. The peaceful atmosphere, wonderful staff, amazing yogi program, meditations classes, Ayurveda massages, and last but... More 

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21 Thank linda s
Marbella, Spain
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This was surly one of our nicest experiences. Great food, individualised service, well trained and very friendly staff, wonderful massage and Ayurvedic food options and treatments. The star of the staff was a young man named Dr. Vinod, very spiritual and knowledgable, whose goal in life is to establish a hospital to attend the poor and needy. Guests are interesting,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Truly the most peaceful place I have been, and the calmest my mind has ever felt. A great sense of gentle warmth from all the staff, and the sounds of the birds, the forest, the waves crashing on Om Beach, the wind chimes, the scents from the beautiful trees, together make for an atmosphere of total well-being. The food is... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

After a really emotionally difficult year, I desperately just needed to get away from kids/home/hectic/demand and have time for myself, to reflect and to do some soul searching. As an avid yoga fan, I always wanted to do a yoga retreat or so in India. I found Swaswara on the internet and took a chance and booked it with very... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Swaswara was week 3 of a fairly hectic trip to India and we (myself and my daughter) came with a vague notion of getting into yoga and having time to think - this place is so much more! The welcome after 31 hrs on a train from Jaipur later than expected was warm but brief understanding that we wanted nothing... More 

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Tourrettes-sur-Loup, France
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Not cheap but truly unforgettable: accommodations, rooms and gardens, yoga classes, OM beach a few steps away, the holy Gokarna village nearby, the huge swimming pool, the CHG Earth spirit... The place has room for improvement on the food domain. Both quality (good on average with some ups and downs) and quantity (not all of us need to lose weight).... More 

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