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Niraamaya Retreats

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort is located in a serene atmosphere. The cottages are very good. The staffs are very polite and they will give importance to everything . The SPA is good and Dr.Arun and Dr.Lekshmi are very good. But I found the SPA treatment is very expensive comparing to the SPA treatments all over South India resorts. As we are frequent... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for the last 5 nights of our honeymoon in March. The grounds are exceptional, the pool gorgeous, the staff beyond lovely, the room (we stayed in a Rock Garden room - the furthest from the restaurant but still only a few minutes walk) large, airy and the bed exceptionally comfy. The food in both restaurants was great... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had the most wonderful stay at Niraamaya! Everything from the service and the friendliness of the staff, to the bungalow we stayed in and the general atmosphere of the resort, the food and drinks and the spa-treatments was just perfect!

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

1. We (family of three) stayed at the Niraamaya Retreats for 3 nights (between 12th and 15th Aug 2016) 2. The place is located on the banks of the Arabian Sea. One has to hardly walk 100 to 200 meters to reach the beach. THIS PART OF THE BEACH IS ACCESSIBLE ONLY TO THE RESIDENTS OF NIRAAMAYA (and a small... More 

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NiraamayaRetreat, General Manager at Niraamaya Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your stunning review! I am so glad we could provide you with delightful experiences on your family holiday and we truly appreciate that you have keenly focused on the details and shared them with us. I can't thank you enough for recommending us and may we please request you to spread the good word. Many... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great time there with family. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Enjoyed morning yoga session near beach. Well maintained. Loved especially the gesture of sending sweet treats to Kids with their names daily.

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NiraamayaRetreat, General Manager at Niraamaya Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra as your preferred choice of stay in Kovalam and for your wonderful review. It is our constant endeavor to embrace and personalize the guest experience, to be acknowledged as friendly and warm staff, we are most grateful. The entire team extends their gratitude for your comments which will inspire our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled upon Niraamaya after arriving at a subpar hotel in Kovolam. We ditched that place, booked four nights at Niraamaya and we couldn't be more pleased! Anyone who reviews the property under 5 stars is absolutely crazy (so don't listen to a word they say)! Worldwide cuisine offerings should please everyone; finding good Western cuisine in India has been... More 

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NiraamayaRetreat, General Manager at Niraamaya Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read that you had a memorable holiday at Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra and thank you immensely for recommending us so highly. I was happy to read your wonderful comments - the freshly cooked meals, the comfortable rooms, the clean secluded beaches, the warm staff and the infinity pool. Thank you again for your positive... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best Holliday we ever had. A magnificent place, with spectacular view and a really bespoke approach. The Chef asked us 1 day before what are our preferences for a late dinner at 3.00 am in the room. He was always present in the restaurant to check if everything is ok. Regarding the Ayurvedic Spa I will recommend... More 

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NiraamayaRetreat, General Manager at Niraamaya Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra as your preferred choice of stay in Kovalam and for your lovely review. I am so glad to read that your holiday at our retreat was one of the best you have ever had, thank you for your wonderful feedback. Your words of appreciation are received with gratitude by Chef... More 

Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The property is located amidst lush green surroundings and located near o the beach the waters of the ocean are quite clear and bluish rather than the sea in other parts of the country. the property has a different environment of its own which is quite calm and relaxing

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NiraamayaRetreat, General Manager at Niraamaya Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra as your preferred choice of stay in Kovalam and for your wonderful review. We are so glad that you found the hotel grounds pleasing, relaxing and exceptionally beautiful. We are proud to be reputed for our unique location, excellent service, high level of standards and unmatched attention to detail and... More 

Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we spent one in in Niraamaya Retreats, and wished we could stay more. The reception was friendly and informative, the bungalow was just perfect, the beach is beautiful, and food great, and dont miss the Yoga in the morning.

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NiraamayaRetreat, General Manager at Niraamaya Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra as your preferred choice of stay in Kovalam and for your TripAdvisor review. Thank you for your positive comments on the reception, rooms, food and the yoga sessions in the morning. It's such a pleasure to share your great feedback with the team. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grounds are extensive. The view from the restaurant and pool area over the beach and the waves and the palm trees is gorgeous. Woe stayed in a rock garden room. Very spacious. The view is not so spectacular from these rooms and there is a fair amount of walking (good for you) but the room is very spacious. We... More 

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NiraamayaRetreat, General Manager at Niraamaya Retreats, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your very kind review and for choosing Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra as your preferred choice for your Kovalam stay. I am thrilled to read that you had a such relaxing stay with us. I am happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at the Rock Garden rooms as well as the Heritage... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Now re-opened under a new management as Surya Samudra Private Retreats. Relais & Chateaux Luxury heritage beach resort. Adjoining two pristine, unspoilt beaches and completely secluded from the busy tourist areas of Kovalam. Enjoy complete privacy and serenity. Stay in a carefully restored traditional Kerala tharavadu dwelling. At our Spa Niraamaya, highly trained therapists pamper you with herbs, oils, and concoctions that relax your body, revitalise your mind, and renew your spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Niraamaya Retreats

Address: Pulinkudi | Mullur, South of Kovalam, Kovalam 695 521, India (Formerly Surya Samudra Private Retreats)
Location: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: $141 - $546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Niraamaya Retreats 5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Surya Samudra Private Retreats Hotel Kovalam
Surya Samudra Beach Garden Hotel
Surya Samudra Beach Garden Spa
Niraamaya Retreats Kovalam, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam
#1 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
#1 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#3 Business Hotel in Kovalam
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