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Vivanta by Taj Bekal

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Chennai, India
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I traveled to this property for office off-site meeting. A 40 minute flight from Bangalore got me to Mangalore. Paid Rs.2100 and took (there is a counter within the airport) a prepaid sedan car to Taj Vivanta Bekal. The cab ride took 2 hrs in regular traffic. The property is impressive, well maintained and the staff provide good hospitality. There...

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Dear RobinWK, 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 5 February 2017

Excellent resort with a private beach and nicely maintain rooms and villa style structures. This is the best place in Bekal. Food spread is good but the taste can be improved further. The hotel also maintains a very nice activity room. The entire staff is very customer friendly. They main a sea-view eating area called "By the Bay". However, due...

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Dear Jinjain, 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...

DELHI, India
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Most Silent Clean Beach property as very less local crowd on beach. Its beautiful Sunset view. We found many different species of Birds. As i am fan of TAJ Best Hospitality, i experience same here. JIVA SPA has good Ayurvedic Therapies and Massages.

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Dear 697kapilk, 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 3 February 2017

Short summary - gorgeous property and amazing service! I had earlier seen the photographs of this property and read about it, and it was on my checklist. When I finally got a chance to visit it, it exceeded my expectations. The service was impeccable, the food was ambrosial, and the overall experience was heavenly! I would love to visit this...

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Yet again we experienced the Taj hospitality. The Taj group is the best - their hospitality way ahead of others. We were at Vivanta by Taj Bekal for 4 days for a destination wedding. Wonderful experience! one can fly to Mangalore and then drive to Bekal (an hours drive from the airport) or take the train from Bangalore and then...

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Reviewed 31 January 2017

Very lovely property. Typical Taj hospitality, absolutely makes you feel at home. Can't believe this huge property exists on a beach like Bekal and Kappil River . You really do feel you are on holiday when you stay here. The grounds are beautifully landscaped, Rooms with Plunge Pool are wonderful, staff as expected is efficient, food was remarkable. Very beautiful...

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Cannore, India
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Rooms are excellent. Service is good. We were having conference at The Lalit Resort. Both properties are excellent. Taj Bekal team is very supportive and always have smile on face and feels very well trained.

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

We loved our stay at The Taj Vivanta Bekal. Lovely property. The staff was very attentive & the Hospitality was fabulous. GM Mr.Gaurav Miglani was very kind & took personal care of all our needs & comforts. The team made Our stay Memorable.We will surely go back to the property & stay even longer than two nights as this is...

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

excellent ambience, friendly staff, a great place for a quiet holiday we spent a day at this resort and returned with pleasant memories. It was readily accessible by road, with a historic fort and well known temples nearby. The beach beside the resort was great and we spent a whole morning photographing birds, relaxing and generally having a good time....

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Asheville, nc
Reviewed 27 January 2017

One of a kind facility...the best resort we have been to India. Absolutely loved the location and the design of the facility. That being said what made this stay truly unique and memorable for us is the service of your staff...we felt your staff genuinely cared for our wellbeing and our stay at your hotel, and went out of the...

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: ₹ 9,465 - ₹ 18,540 (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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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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