I stayed at Kaivalyam last yr in Oct '11 along with my wife and parents. I booked this place based on trip advisor reviews and availability. I was little apprehensive but boy was I not disappointed. this is a gem of a place in Munnar surprisingly being run by Gujarati couple settled there. Harish and his wife Anju make as the best hosts possible and are extremely warm and loving, almost seems as if living with family. The rooms are extremely comfortable and plush to an extent. Almost like a 4 star place with very clean and well maintained interiors. Situated in a spice plantation, its as close to nature as you can get. Only slight disadvantage is that rooms dont have a open view of the valley, but more of a jungle view.
Approach road is slightly tricky, so resort has a jeep service for pick up and drop from main road. Car parking was midway to the resort since the road is steep and narrow. Rest of the road was under construction at that time and might be driveable all the way to the resort now.
Food is all vegeterian and great. I am a hard core non-veggie but didnt miss the dinner at the resort all 3 days we stayed there.
In a nutshell must visit place and resort. I would definitely stay there again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set amidst a calm and scenic surroundings, the retreat provides a destination for visitors to indulge in learning experience of holistic lifestyle with traditional Yoga and organic way of living and dining. The place is a fusion of rustic external with smooth internal space creating luxurious facilities and natural environment to enjoy and pamper. ... more less
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