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Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort

Papanasam Cliff, Varkala Town, Varkala 695141 India
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"Like at Home," this is how we like our customers to feel... In a relaxed atmosphere yet professional at Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort you can enjoy all that this area of India has to offer. Its location is exceptional. It is on the top of a cliff overlooking the Arabian Sea and has direct access to Varkala Beach, ideal place for swimming, yoga, exercise, take a walk or watch the spectacular reddish sunsets. In our restaurant, "Tibetan kitchen," one of the best and most popular in this area, you can taste the exquisite flavors of India and Tibet and also the western ones. There is also space for health and wellness. Various types of massages, full health treatments, rejuvenation and detoxification and even training programs are available in the Ayurvedic hotel center. Practice yoga or improve your technique with one of the four daily classes. We also have a dental clinic. We organize all kind of activities and excursions, from quieter, such as navigating the Backwaters, a series of freshwater canals, which extend along 900 km of great beauty, surrounded by palm trees, tour on elephant, visit to the temples... Suitable for the more daring, such as paragliding. Our desire is to satisfy our customers and make their stay both in our hotel and in Varkala, as pleasant and complete as possible.
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cat wrote a review Feb 2019
18 contributions40 helpful votes
Worst "massage" ive ever had. The lady talked through the whole thing to her colleague next door, she was on her phone texting and would randomly stop the massage, she complained to me about how much she works etc and was generally very rude and uncomfortable to be with. The place wasnt clean and it wasnt private or in any way relaxing.The massage itself was just being rubbed with an excessive amount of oil with no technique whatsoever and she cut me with her nail. There was no privacy at all. When i got up in the middle of it to leave she tried to hold me down and restrained me by the wrists! My boyfriend's was the exact same and he left during his. Definitely dont go here! Had to argue for a refund
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Date of stay: February 2019Trip type: Travelled
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Emma F wrote a review Oct 2018
5 contributions2 helpful votes
I didn’t stay but went for a massage treatment with friends. We all 3 came out and had the same conclusion. The worst massage we’ve had, awkward staff and very unpleasant. While stripped naked the door was opened several times during the massage, a mobile phone was answered during another, the other had the massuse changed 3 times, not by request. I asked more than once to increase the pressure. (I’m super selective so if I’m asking for a stronger massage that’s a big thing) it was purely an oil rub down. Overly expensive and just terrible. So many other places to chose. Please do yourself a favour, unless you want to be smothered in oil, with your privates on displah for the entire place and rubbed awkwardly for an hour.
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Date of stay: October 2018Trip type: Travelled
ewelina d wrote a review Apr 2018
London, United Kingdom20 contributions4 helpful votes
I didnt stay at the hotel but went there for an ayurvedic massage. The massage itself was good but the place...Oh man it needs some really good cleaning. Filthy and disgusting. No towels to lie on, dirty rugs to clean the oils off your body, bathroom that hasn't been cleaned for years. I didnt expect a luxurious massage parlour but some basic hygiene would be really appreciated. Although massage was good as I said, I would never come back there
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Date of stay: March 2018
Trip type: Travelled
Prerana M wrote a review Sep 2017
25 contributions3 helpful votes
This is a budget hotel with basic rooms. I stayed in a non-ac room for 6 days. It was clean and neat. The bathrooms are very basic with a simple tap and shower. The staff are lovely and it is located right on the north cliff in the midst of all the action facing the sea.
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Date of stay: September 2017
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Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: A/C Rooms on the first floor have sea views
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jessmcd1985 wrote a review Jul 2017
Brighton, United Kingdom62 contributions36 helpful votes
We stayed here for 4 nights in June. The room was good, clean, comfy and spacious, had AC and an ensuite bathroom and sea views. The balcony was nice but not clean unfortunately...ants and food rotting on the sill - which seems easily rectified so a bit of a let down. No breaky included. I think during the low season the staff change, and although they were friendly there were a few indiscrepancies... Tibetan kitchen next door was good, and you can get morning chai or breakfast there & there are plenty of places to eat and hang out along the cliff top.
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Date of stay: June 2017Trip type: Travelled
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Varkala Cliff (0.2 km), Shalimar Weaves (0.3 km), and Royal Art Gallery (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include InDa Cafe, Darjeeling Cafe, and Clafouti.
Does Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are there any historical sites close to Hill Top Ayurvedic Beach Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (3.4 km).