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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 27 April 2015

Simple food, Serene surroundings, Great Staff, Morning Yoga, Great hike makes this a retreat - Great place to stay at Munnar Adding more activities for Kids and having a seperate club house for kids would be great

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4Thank balrajvishnu
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 23 April 2015

A perfect resort in the nature's lap. I liked Hiking to near by hill, a little walk to the spice garden and Yoga session. Overall food and hospitality was great. :) Thank you Harish, Mahesh and Vijayan(Hiking guide). You people made my trip. :)

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4Thank Sandeep-Pamujula
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We visited this place in 2nd week of April. After travelling for almost 3 hours from Aluva railway station...completely exhausted..when we reached Kaivalyam..we were completely recharged with the beauty of the location.... There are total 8 rooms and 2 tree house in the property...view from rooms are amazing..altough..I feel top floor rooms might have better view(I stayed in ground floor).....

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2Thank Prakash3142
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This retreat is a little out of Munnar, but you will barely notice because the service and hospitality is so slick. I arrived very late on my check in date after a bumpy bus ride, and was immediately given a very warm welcome with chai and dinner. The food here was excellent, all cooked fresh each day using produce from...

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Thank leedaga1979
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

A special place that pumps in positive energy into you, nested right at nature's belly with very comfortable very clean accommodation, surrounded by the aromic scent of spices, an airy yoga hall in the woods where you can 'let go' of everything with the flow of peace meditative energy, and finally smiling faces all around that pamper you with food...

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1Thank NithHodomania
Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 12 April 2015

This is a fantastic place to unwind and experience the beauty of the Munnar hills. The rooms are beautiful, tasteful and clean and with balconies overlooking the gardens. There are also two treehouses which look great - perfect for honeymooners. The place offers a range of activities. We went on the two-hour guided spice walk to the river which was...

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Thank hahehi
London
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Lovely rooms with serene and verdant views but generally we found the atmosphere just too subdued, and yes I know its listed as a retreat, but this doesn't have to mean joyless, there can be a quiet, relaxed joy, but something just seemed to be lacking......... Also from reading previous reviews we were really looking forward to the food but...

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2Thank Greenmonkeys
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We only had two days / 1 night to stay at Kaivalayam Retreat and I wish we could have had stayed longer. Harish and his staff were incredibly accommodating as soon as we arrived. As it is hidden away from the main road, on arrival they will come and pick you up in a jeep to take you down the...

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Surat, India
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Serene ambience with very good hospitality and good organic food, Kaivalyam retreat cottage was a memorable pleasant experience for our whole family that included my old age parents and young kids. Kids enjoyed very much the long walk though the track paths through various kinds of plantations (cardamom, chilli, coffee etc etc). The ride from the main road to the...

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2Thank DipakJivnani
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2015

I stayed at Kaivalyam Retreat for 2 night, wish it was more, I will be back! I cant highly recommend this place enough. After staying in a few so called '5 star accomadation' in India, where the actual standard was more like 3 star. Kaivalyam Retreat standards are way above the 5 stay places I stayed in. The owners have...

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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 - ₹ 10,929 (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.”
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“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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