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Bethsaida Hermitage

Pulinkudy Mulloor, Kovalam 695521 India
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#5 of 85 hotels in Kovalam
Das Bethsaida Hermitage lässt Sie nie wieder los und ist viel mehr als ein traditionelles Ayurveda-Resort. Bethsaida steht für hohe Werte in Bezug auf Gastfreundschaft, Service, Umweltfreundlichkeit und soziales Engagement für die lokale Gemeinde. Durch die freundlichen Menschen, die hier leben und arbeiten, fühlen Sie sich vom ersten Tag an als Teil der Familie. Unsere Gäste in der Bethsaida Hermitage schätzen den paradiesischen Garten mit über 499 Palmen und die ursprüngliche Kerala-Architektur mit den geräumigen Gästezimmern, die alle über eine eigene Terrasse oder einen eigenen Balkon für Ihre Privatsphäre verfügen. Und 90% aller Zimmer bieten einen atemberaubenden Meerblick. Jede Ayurveda- und Panchakarma-Behandlung zur Entgiftung, Verjüngung und Stimulation des Immunsystems wird immer von zwei Therapeuten gemäß der ärztlichen Verschreibung und in der Tradition der ayurvedischen Heillehre durchgeführt. Natürlich ist die köstliche ayurvedische Bio-Küche Teil des Vollpension-Pakets mit Unterkunft und Panchakarma-Behandlung sowie der täglich frischen Kokosnuss nach der Behandlung. Kostenloses Highspeed-Internet ist im gesamten Resort und in jedem Zimmer verfügbar. Das Bethsaida-Team und alle von uns unterstützten Familien und Kinder vor Ort freuen sich auf Ihren Besuch.(ta)
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Kids stay free
Car park
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Special diet menus
Table tennis
Indoor play area for children
Kids pool
Highchairs available
Free airport transportation
Airport transportation
Shuttle bus service
Taxi service
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Neck massage
Waxing services
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Chapel / shrine
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Air conditioning
Private beach
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Seating area
Separate living room
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Russian, German, Hindi and 1 more
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Sudeshnaghosh wrote a review Yesterday
Bangalore, India15 contributions8 helpful votes
The location of the property, the view from the rooms, the beautiful secluded beach and the size of the rooms are awesome. Though if you are any more than 5.5” in height then the bed size might be cause of concern. No room service and restricted options for food & non-alcoholic beverages. Communication with the staff is a challenge. What makes up for all of these is the sea view from the rooms. If you want to manage the other challenges there is no better place to be in Kovalam.
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Date of stay: July 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Polina K wrote a review Jun 2022
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Highly recommend this place to spend your an forgettable holidays. Excellent place which we have been visiting constantly since year 2018. It’s real paradise where you can rest and treat your body and mind. Everyday therapeutic treatments (according to old Indian medicine- Ayurveda) give you excellent chance to recovery after living busy life in a busy world. The variety of food and quality (all are grown in its farm) are wonderful and delicious. The staff of the hotel are very friendly and very helpful, they are happy to help 24 hours. Moreover this hotel is eco friendly, plastic free and pay a lot of attention to social responsibility. The owner of the hotel has built a school. Plus he supports local community from his income getting from hotel. It means that when you choose this hotel you don’t only pay for your room, treatment, food and doctors consultations but you also support school and local community.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
K satish wrote a review May 2022
Chennai (Madras), India1 contribution
It’s a hidden gem What a surprise fr us we visited here first time with family everything perfect Amazing location views fro cliff overlooking beautiful beach well maintained property nice friendly people evrywher we met Mr Frederick MD of resort was a nice humble person who came towards us gave a wonderful hospitality he explained n helped us everything we v asked Fr Reception girl was very helpful n friendly Wonderful staff at restaurant Excellent food served fr seaside dining at night Wonderful ayurveda treatment Dr shayana was friendly n helpful she’s down to earth nice madam Overall wonderful peaceful experience Everything nearby It’s tropical paradise K satish Chennai
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: Planning fr weekdays Check fr weather Enjoy ur stay plann a longer stays
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Ganesh wrote a review May 2022
Chennai (Madras), India15 contributions1 helpful vote
Bethsaida Hermitage in kovalam is one of the most beautiful properties with a private beach. This property is located right on the shores of Arabia sea with nice sea view rooms and great food. The best thing about Bethsaida is the price point and people factor - Compared to the so called popular resorts in Kovalam Bethsaida is definitely cheaper but doesn't compromise on the quality and features. The people here are truly awesome - especially Anil and Vincent were extremely helpful. We were a family of 5 adults and 3 kids with very specific food requirements for kids. Every single request of ours was catered to without any hesitation by these 2 folks. We stayed there for 3 nights and it was absolutely blissful and serene. You can just sit in front of your room and watch the waves crashing for hours and you wouldn't get bored. There is also ayurvedic packages to fill your soul and body. Will be back next year for sure😃
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Christina S wrote a review May 2022
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My husband and I have stayed at Bethsaida for 4 unforgettable days, the selection of this place was accidental for us, but we were pleasantly surprised and will come back many more times. First of all, it is located in the marvelous spot: between palm trees on the cliff with the ocean view. You can access a tiny sandy beach which is clean and almost all the time empty. The surroundings are spotless and well-kept. There are two big swimming pools: always clean and warm. Food at the restaurant is freshly cooked, most produce comes from the own farm which doesn't use pesticides, every day different selection. The owner, Frederick Thomas, is one of the most interesting people we have ever met, he is always available and took us on the tour to the garden, we saw how everything grows. You can fish from the cliff, or swim in the ocean, but only with the life guard, who is very professional and sporty. This place is 25 years-old, but you feel it's timeless, all the design is reminding of old-time Kerala with traditional woodwork and paintings. What was appealing to us is that all the personnel is local, well-trained and has been working there for long time, they know everything you need. We cannot think of any negative aspects of this beautiful place. Prices are complete normal for such a service. Definitely a recommendation for everyone visiting Kerala.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Knuthi41 wrote a review May 2022
40 contributions6 helpful votes
It was a magic time again in Bethsaida Hermitage . Three weeks, seems to be a lot, but no time to realize that, the time really runs! Amazing treatments, amazing stuff and perfect food let me come again as soon as possible
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
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Jasmine S wrote a review Feb 2022
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It’s sooo beautiful I don’t want to share ! Resorts is beautiful It’s always got a gentle breeze and is on low cliff , 2 min walk to the beach directly from the resort The Ayurvedic package rejuvenation, etc making you look And feel 10 years younger! Staff are genuinely there to serve and assist and Love their jobs Food local and freshly made on site by a team of cooks! Pool is warmed by the sun and gorgeous I will try to visit yearly :) A truely hidden gem They go out of their way to help abs treat you like family 🙏🏼❤️
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
Roberto wrote a review Jan 2022
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3rd time here. Diligent and nice people, excellent location, perfect place to recharge your batteries! Massage is outstanding and rebuild your phisical conditions completely. Highly reccomend! I will come back again.
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled solo
Trevor D wrote a review Aug 2021
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Came to India during Covid-time to visit my mother that lives in India. Traveling around with her I found this paradise. Excellent location, Seaview from everywhere in the resort and beautiful private beach. Best Ayurveda treatment ever, my mother looks 10 years younger and I enjoyed very professional Yoga classes. The staff was so nice, didn't feel like a hotel, more like a beautiful home!!!
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Date of stay: July 2021
Response from Bethsaida Hermitage, General Manager at Bethsaida Hermitage
Responded 7 Aug 2021
Dear Mr.Trevor, Thank you so much for summing up your pleasant stay experience. It feels great to hear that you had a lovely stay at our resort surrounded by nature and very friendly staff. We are further delighted to read that you loved our elaborate facilities and the authentic ayurvedic treatments. Once again thank you for applauding us. We hope to see you again soon for another amazing sojourn. May the Divine Mercy continue to bless us all at all times. "Loka Samastha Sukhino Bhavanthu" Kind Regards, Bethsaida
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Akhil and Kaylee wrote a review Jul 2021
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Came here for honeymoon and were treated so well. The place was quiet and peaceful. The beach was much cleaner than other beaches. All the staff were very friendly and we did not have to pay extra for anything. Beautiful place.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Response from Bethsaida Hermitage, General Manager at Bethsaida Hermitage
Responded 7 Aug 2021
Dear Mr.Akhil and Mrs.Michaela, It is indeed our great pleasure to know that you thoroughly enjoyed your stay at Bethsaida and we lived up to your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to Bethsaida soon. May the Divine Mercy continue to bless us all at all times. "Loka Samastha Sukhino Bhavanthu" Kind Regards, Bethsaida
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bethsaida Hermitage
Which popular attractions are close to Bethsaida Hermitage?
Nearby attractions include Vizhinjam Lighthouse (3.9 km), Lighthouse Beach (4.2 km), and Kovalam Beach (4.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bethsaida Hermitage?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Bethsaida Hermitage?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Bethsaida Hermitage?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Bethsaida Hermitage?
Yes, free parking, a parking garage, and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bethsaida Hermitage?
Conveniently located restaurants include The Tides, Sanjeevini Restaurant, and Curry leaf.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bethsaida Hermitage?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Does Bethsaida Hermitage have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Bethsaida Hermitage offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Bethsaida Hermitage have airport transportation?
Yes, Bethsaida Hermitage offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bethsaida Hermitage?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bethsaida Hermitage?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Russian, Hindi, and Tamil.