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Vivanta by Taj Bekal

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I had an absolutely lovely week in this hotel. Staff is very professional, helpful and friendly. The landscaping is amazing. Surrounded by nature and tranquility it's the perfect place to unwind. I enjoyed several treatments in the spa. Spacious treatment rooms and skilful therapists. The food is good in all three restaurants even though I found By the bay lacking...

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mangalore, India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Vivanta is an Amazing place with caring staff and excellent hospitality to make every aspect of stay memorable. Taj has arranged a resort with star amennities in the midst of nature. Looking forward to visit again.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the resort is perfect. the staff is very friendly, and they do present the best of Taj Hospitality, although for a price. One small suggestion i have is that if a guest is making the effort to visit the property, which is basically in the middle of nowhere, the resort should atleast provide free transfers to the train station. While...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear The_road_house, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. I have also noted your feedback regarding transfers from the closest railway station and we will surely work something out. We look forward to hosting your stay once again...

National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautifully landscaped resort, Vivanta by Taj Bekal gives you an experience which lingers beyond your stay! Warm hospitality, good local food, spacious and well-appointed rooms, private beach with a good view of the backwaters, a lovely spa....the list just adds up....highly recommended!

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear DipuKV, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a beautiful setting in labscaped gardens with views of the backwaters and the sea. Our room was large and lovely with a private pool and an impressive entranceway. The facilities are good although the dining area did look a bit tired. The food was good but not brilliant. We usually had the buffet dinner which gave...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

Mumbai, India
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place totally helped us beat the daily humdrum with a lot of close-to-nature peace and quiet. I would totally recommend it even to those who, just like me, would otherwise hesitate over the idea of spending a vacation in a luxurious property. This property left no stone unturned in keeping me and my friends constantly preoccupied with a gamut...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Vasundhara, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have travelled and stayed at many resorts around the world, and we feel that the customer service at the Taj is second to none. This is what sets the Taj apart from the rest of its competition. The staff is extremely well trained in customer service and they go out of their way to make the customer feel at...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Sanjay J, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here from Nov 26, for 3 nights. The first night was the superior room and then we upgraded ourselves to pool room. It was totally worth d upgrade. My kids had d most amazing time in d pool in d room. The property is beautiful. And kudos to the staff,extremely helpful and courteous. The grill restaurant is very...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Piyurag, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

Mumbai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a couple nights recently as part of a small corporate group. The location and the resort were excellent. The rooms were large, and had decent-sized sit-outs. The beach with the aggressive sea on one side, and the silent, beautiful back waters on the other make for a great contrast! The resort is very well maintained, although rooms showed...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear lazytraveller1234, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. I have also shared your feedback regarding the food with my Executive Chef and we will surely work towards improving the same. We look forward to hosting your stay...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best hotel with modern facilities. New resort in God's own country. Food served is excellent. It's sort the money. I have stayed here for more than 5 times and will always recommend this resort. It is on the beach surrender with backwater.

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Satish U, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj Bekal

Address: Kappil Beach, Bekal 671319, India
Region: India > Kerala > Bekal
Price Range: ₹ 9,571 - ₹ 32,284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj Bekal 5*
Number of rooms: 71
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