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Vattapara Road, Vazhamuttam Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695027 India
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#54 of 232 in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Golden Turtles Beach Resorts, a 6 room well maintained homestay, separated by a 50 meter wide river strip, provides a one minute Canoe ride to reach the Kovalam Samudra Beach. All the spacious and fully furnished rooms of Golden Turtles offer excellent views to the sea through the grove of coconut trees.
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Free parking
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24-hour front desk
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Allergy-free room
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English, Hindi
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kamal v wrote a review Jan 2020
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India119 contributions14 helpful votes
Nice hotel to stay with families. Near kovalam , vazhamoottam. Nice foods and services. Nice rooms. It's really an excellent ambience they have. Affordable prices for rooms and foods. Parking available. Free wifi available.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled
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Meghna Puri wrote a review Jun 2018
New Delhi, India183 contributions33 helpful votes
I stayed here for 2 nights. We were four friends and took up 2 rooms on the first floor with balcony and had and amazing see view. They have parking available and the care taker are very helpful and helped us in navigating to the place. The rooms are very spacious, neat and clean. The best part being you can walk to the beach, also other famous beaches like the light house beach is nearby. Also you have some good restaurants close to the place. They also have a parking area. Are stay here was very relaxing, we also enjoyed our interaction with the fishermen early in the morning.
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Date of stay: July 2017
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Room Tip: For the best view take the first floor balcony rooms
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rodney m wrote a review Jan 2018
Oxford, United Kingdom81 contributions63 helpful votes
Good guest house and nicely run, as always in India, room for improvements, if you are looking for perfection you won’t find it in India unless you pay ridiculous money. The golden turtles is safe,quiet, and clean. Within easy distance to amenities, we have our own scooter so great location. Good value for money,helpful people. Over 25 years believe me we have seen much worse.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled
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kannankgnr wrote a review Dec 2016
Kollam, India61 contributions7 helpful votes
I stay here for 2 days it is very nice home stay I had ever seen in my life it is very near to the light house and I feel comfortable in this environmental likely place the service and other facilities were really good
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Date of stay: December 2016Trip type: Travelled
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Anna P wrote a review Jan 2016
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine55 contributions15 helpful votes
this place is 3km from famous beach lighthouse. but its real paradise for those who want listen and observe birds, be alone without any tourists, take a small walk to nearby ocean with everyday fishing of locals. Here also are beaches. and there is small one opposite the homestay. iys only need the boat. unfortunately, when we had been there, boat was under water. the best chain of restaurants located 10 minutes by foot. every morning tables from homestay were placed on the lawn near backwater and we took there our breakfast. we bought some food in supermarket and fruits on market and add them to our breakfast. the hotels boat sunked , so we walked around the backwater to ocean. but this didn bore me. it was nice walk. 10-15 minutes. rooms are really big. hot water i didnt see during this week but it was ok. we had rooms without air-condition but fan worked good. if in my life i will return to kovalam i will stay only in golden turtel or near.
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Date of stay: December 2015
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Room Tip: i liked room on the second floor. if facing the homestay - in left upper corner. it has great...
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anand589 wrote a review Jan 2016
Mumbai, India8 contributions1 helpful vote
I stayed with my family during the new year.the service was class.smooth check in with nice welcome drink.all are with Smiling face.rooms are excellent view of sea.excellent service from housekeeping.given the service as per the request quickly.food.woww.no chance huge varieties of food.spread was excellent.Thanks to chef and team.restaurant service was quick and can feel the five star standered.keep going .thanks for entire team for given as a memorable stay in turtle.
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Date of stay: January 2016
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MichaelGrassmayr wrote a review Aug 2015
17 contributions11 helpful votes
Summary: Go there but only for one or two days! Great room with a small kitchen. Great for the price!!! ... but no possibility to go swimming. Backwater is too dirty, the "beach" is 10 minutes away but we could not swim because there were only stones where the waves crashed. No restaurant in the vicinity, 10 minutes by foot are the next ones. You need a torch to find back in the evening. It was great to see the real India (its located in the middle of shacks) but also nasty because they BURNED PLASTICS in the afternoon. Also the windows were closed the smoke came in the room. The owner was nice but came only for the payment, the HOUSEKEEPER IS STRANGE. LOTS OF MOSCITOS!
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Date of stay: August 2015Trip type: Travelled
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Vinay Paliwal wrote a review Aug 2015
Kazhakkoottam, India32 contributions11 helpful votes
Really cooperative and friendly staff. The room we stayed in was very spacious and comfortable offering a view of the backwater and the beach. The only downside is that the main beach and restaurants are a bit far from here. Total value for money if you have vehicle of your own.
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Date of stay: August 2015
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Krishna c wrote a review Mar 2013
Bangalore, Karnataka, India8 contributions18 helpful votes
Stayed there in Feb 2013, with my wife, child and another friend. Stayed in one of the larger first floor rooms. Liked the place overall, the food was decent, everything was new and well maintained. Since it was almost off season, we were the only guests and i had all the attention of the staff to myself. In-spite of some of the disadvantages below, my wife and I really liked this place, may be because it was a quiet place, without the big hotel bustle to stress us out. Pros: - Neat , clean and well maintained rooms / property and reasonably priced. - Food tasted like home made Kerala food , decent and reasonably priced. - Nice view of the beach from a distance especially from the first floor room - Very friendly and helpful staff - it is like a homestay , which is good but if you are looking for a hotel kind of place, this becomes a disadvantage - Even though it is surrounded by many houses, the roads are quiet and nice Cons: - Not really on the beach, you have to take a boat across a small lagoon to the other side and then walk for about a km before you hit the actual Kovalam light house beach. If you don't mind the walking , this is not a problem. -The lagoon / backwater water is a bit dirty, i guess the resort cannot do much on this as the waters are public property - This is the biggest disadvantage, there is no really proper place to dine, the dinner was served in a makeshift bedroom, which felt odd, perhaps they can add a nice dining area in the backside of the property, as guests also value and enjoy the dining experience. - If anyone likes hotel kid of places and not too much into homestay's, this may not suit them
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Date of stay: February 2013
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Room Tip: First floor rooms are better than ground floor
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829rose wrote a review Mar 2013
Punalur, India1 contribution
We have stayed here for two days and found very peaceful and enjoyable. The beach in front of the resort was not at all crowded and the time we spent on the beach was very much peaceful and great moments. The staff takes utmost care of the guests. They provide excellent room service. The place is clean and well maintained. we recommend this place for a peaceful break from a busy life.
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Date of stay: March 2013
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$16 - $26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictThiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Golden Turtles Beach Resorts (Homestay)
Which popular attractions are close to Golden Turtles Beach Resorts (Homestay)?
Nearby attractions include Attukal Bhagavathy Temple (6.2 km), Pazhavangadi Ganapathy Temple (7.5 km), and Vizhinjam Lighthouse (4.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Golden Turtles Beach Resorts (Homestay)?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free parking, room service, and laundry service.
Is parking available at Golden Turtles Beach Resorts (Homestay)?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Golden Turtles Beach Resorts (Homestay)?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Tides, Sanjeevini Restaurant, and Curry leaf.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Golden Turtles Beach Resorts (Homestay)?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Golden Turtles Beach Resorts (Homestay)?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Kanakakunnu Palace (11.3 km).