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Kaivalyam Retreat

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

This place is a surreal heaven. It's located amidst a forest itself. The cottages have huge rooms with well equipped modern facilities. Place is very well maintained and cleaned. Now these are the things you'll find in almost every star rated resort. Now the difference, Firstly the owner Harish bhai is a class gentleman. He greets and treats every guest...

Thank Prakash C
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We loved our stay at Kaivalyam so much, we didn't want to leave! We found it to be really relaxed, welcoming, friendly and unpretentious - and in a beautiful forest/garden setting! The restaurant serves delicious, affordable fresh vegetarian food using local produce from the nearby markets. The menu was adapted daily (based on seasonal availability) which meant we enjoyed an...

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here in a treehouse for 2 nights and it was simply breath-taking! Lovely rooms, incredible views, wonderful service and tasty food. The staff were extremely helpful and very friendly, the daily yoga and meditation sessions were also a nice way to unwind after the hustle and bustle of Munnar town. Highly recommended as a place to recharge!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mr. Harish have been really very kind and helpful person. Missed the stay as planned. Let's hope in near future ,if we re-travel or anyone visits Munnar. Will Stay and definitely recommend other's as well.

Thank Gurpreet K
Oswestry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we entered the property we knew that we had found something special. The scenery is breath taking, the air and water soft . We were welcomed by the owner with a glass of home made lemon and mint juice and a lemon grass hot towel. Everywhere is spotlessly clean and nothing is too much trouble. All the...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Munnar for one week with my wife and my parents. The stay at Kaivalyam resort was extremely comfortable. Staff has very friendly attitude. Everyone in the staff behaved so nicely. Location: The resort is situated right in the nature surrounded by acres of cardemon plantation. Very quiet atmostphere. Food: It is a vegeterian resort, but every meal we...

Thank navneet c
Tokyo, Japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is good in our room. Bird watching in the morning enjoyed the cardimon plantation. Good south and north indian breakfast. Friendly owner and family. The view from our room is not that good.

Thank auntiedoris
Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we stayed in a tree house and the views from it were amazing! the location of this retreat is really quiet and very picturesque! all the staff were very helpful and friendly, and went out of their way to accommodate any needs... food here is vegetarian, which is perfect for me, however even my wife who is not a vegetarian,...

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Lincoln, Nebraska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our two nights at Kaivalyam were wonderful. We did the morning bird wash and saw a good variety of birds, enjoyed the cardamom plantation walk and leaned a lot at the tea tasting. The rooms were large and comfortable, with a nice view. Staff were very friendly and the restaurant had a large variety of delicious food. The only downside...

Thank Ingrid K
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We decided to visit Kaivalyam Retreat on a whim in Feb. We were very happy with the stay. The view from all the rooms is very picturesque, the food is delicious and prepared with a lot of care and hygiene. The staff is courteous leaving no stone unturned to make the guests comfortable. They even have a lot of guided...

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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 

Additional Information about Kaivalyam Retreat

Address: Opposite Workers Recreation Center | Moolakada, Pallivasal Estate, Munnar 685612, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Munnar
Price Range: ₹ 5,039 - ₹ 10,995 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaivalyam Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“book a tree house for that unique experience!”
 of 5 bubbles h4sh, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get the upper deck rooms with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles Alexaesther, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to order meals well before dinner so they can be ready when you're ready to eat. All kitchen things take time .. even hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles Jem2000_10, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are deligently designed.”
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  • The tree top rooms.
  • Coffee Beans from Spice Garden
  • Beans,Coffee beans and Black Pepper from garden of Kaivalyam.
 of 5 bubbles RutuPat, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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