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Joliet, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Niraamaya for 5 last five nights of our honeymoon in India and it could not have been more perfect. The staff, food, accommodations, and property are second to none. I would be recommend Niraamaya to any friends and family that are planning a trip to Kovalam. It was truly heaven! If you are debating between Niraamaya and... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This type of resort is for relaxing. It's a smaller resort with a small beach. Both beach and resort are well maintained by an extraordinary cast of staff. From laundry, spa, bars, pool and, especially rooms, there is a remarkable amount of care taken to maintain a beautifully appointed resort. The one distinction that should be pointed out is that... More 

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Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This retreat at Kovalam Beach is perfect for those wishing to have a relaxing hassle free break. It has luxury accommodation- I was in the Cinnamon bungalow- along with tree lined paths (including three huge banyan trees) and a private beach. The food is first class and the staff incredibly friendly. There is a spa with various treatments available plus... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Thanks a lot for the excellent time spending in Niraamaya. Professional Doctor, nice treatment, kind personal, tasty food, clean territory ! We thanks everyone who helped us there to relax, to get nice results in health and mind!!!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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Niraamaya Retreat is one of the most beautiful places I have had the pleasure to visit. The setting is magnificent, set atop a cliff looking out over the Indian Ocean. The staff were perfect, looking after our every need, always anticipating, always with a wide beautiful smile. The spa treatments are fantastic, beautiful massages and shrubs, relaxing and rejuvenating all... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed for 6 nights at the end of our tour of Kerala and found the Retreat just about perfect. The most delicious breakfast - special mention to the fresh juice and fruit plate - served in a very special location. We stayed in Beach Cottage North and would recommend - location perfect.

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Grenoble, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We are doing a 3 month tour of India, so needed a mid-way rest. Niraamaya provided exactly what we needed. It has a lovely position overlooking the sea with virtually private beach, and infinity pool overlooking the ocean. It is beautifully landscaped, with a good choice of very good food. I took a cookery demonstration, that was really good. The... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to relax after an exciting and hectic 3 weeks. All staff were brilliant and could't do enough for us. Our room was massive and very well furnished. The food was really good and beautifully presented, and lovely to be able to dine outside.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a wonderfull hotel. very good located it in kerala. I stayed there for 5 days for a ayurveda massage program and it was GREAT!!!! i will for sure come back next year for a detox program for 14days. Rooms were really good, the staff is SUPER kind. EXCELLENT service!!!! and Yoga clases in the morning is just amazing.... More 

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Bangalore
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It's wonderful place ...nothing to complain ...hospitality is too good... Thomas in reception is very helping guy. Spa is one among the best in south India ....Cafe is awesome ... Had a g8 time with family

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  • Beachfront
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  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Now re-opened under a new management as Surya Samudra Private Retreats. Relais & Chateaux Luxury heritage beach resort. Adjoining two pristine, unspoilt beaches and completely secluded from the busy tourist areas of Kovalam. Enjoy complete privacy and serenity. Stay in a carefully restored traditional Kerala tharavadu dwelling. At our Spa Niraamaya, highly trained therapists pamper you with herbs, oils, and concoctions that relax your body, revitalise your mind, and renew your spirit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Niraamaya Retreats

Address: Pulinkudi | Mullur, South of Kovalam, Kovalam 695 521, India (Formerly Surya Samudra Private Retreats)
Region: India > Kerala > Kovalam
Price Range: ₹ 14,319 - ₹ 36,683 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Niraamaya Retreats 5*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Surya Samudra Private Retreats Hotel Kovalam
Surya Samudra Beach Garden Hotel
Surya Samudra Beach Garden Spa
Niraamaya Retreats Kovalam, Kerala
Hotel Style:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Kovalam
#1 Family Hotel in Kovalam
#1 Romantic Hotel in Kovalam
#1 Spa Hotel in Kovalam
#3 Business Hotel in Kovalam
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“It is work getting a room facing the sea so you can hear the waves crashing at night.”
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