Kerala's unique geographical features, along with the welconing hospitality of its friendly people, have made it one of the India's most popular destinations. Abundance of Luxury spas and heatlh resorts offer a spectrum of rejuvenating option and are your passpport to wellness and rejuvenation. Yoga and meditaion which form a part of Ayurveda can be learned and practised here. A holiday at any of the Somatheeram Group resorts in Kovalam, Travancore Heritage in
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Chowara south of Kovalam or Surya Samudra is sure to give a healthy body, a content mind and enlightened soul.
Holidays within Kerala are nothing but enchanting. Situated in the south of India along the cool blue sea coastline with it golden beaches that blend naturally with the evergreen tropical forests, you will find that your days appear to lengthen as your time spent in Kerala will be solely towards your own leisure. Mostly known for its flourishing tea and coffee plantations, Kerala is also the home to intriguing wildlife and captivating blackwaters, which provide spectacular landscapes which you can set your eyes on as you travel your way through the tranquil waterways.
What makes Kerala a popular destination for a holiday is its luxurious spa resorts which aim at relinquishing that great heavy burden of stress which you carry daily. Kerala spa treatments therefore provide uplifting and soothing messages, transporting you to that deep inner feeling of peace and relaxation which your body yearns for and your mind welcomes graciously. Kerala is an amazing choice for an exciting and at the same time a tranquil holiday.
Flights available form all major U.K airports to Thiruvananthapuram (TRV) are approximately 12 hours 40 minutes.
UTC/GMT +5:30 hours
A visa must be obtained prior to arrival or you will be denied entry. Passports must be valid for six months from the date you applied for a visa and for six months arrival. You must also have a return or onward ticket. All travellers should check full entry requirements prior to travel by visiting the FCO website or by contacting the relevant embassy.
In general, hot temperatures tend to dominate, though this can vary from region to region. Check local weather by region before travelling.
Among the languages spoken within Kerala Malayalam, is the main one with the addition of English and Tamil.
The Indian Rupee (INR) is the local currency.
240v, 50Hz. Two parallel flat pins or three pins in a v shape
Vaccination & Health
As health requirements change please consult with your GP or specialist travel clinic well in advance of your holiday for specific information related to your travel and medical history. Additional information can be found by visiting NaTHNaC or MASTA Travel health.
International country code: 0091
Area code: May vary according to the region in which you are travelling to in Kerala
Find your ideal balance of lifestyle, at the Manaltheeram Ayurveda Beach Village, indulge yourself with a programme of rejuvenation therapy & body purification therapy.View full holiday spa details
The Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort in Kerala, India offers the ultimate stress management programme. Its 'Manasanthy' package clevery combines yoga, meditation, Ayurveda therapy and herbal medicines to alleviate the symptoms and disorders created by stress.View full holiday spa details
The place of bliss and relaxation, no hustles and bustles of the daily life, but peace and calmness here at the Surya Samudra Private Retreat. Experience a getaway to one of Ayurveda Stress and Strain Buster program which will help you calm your mood and relax your sensesView full holiday spa details
Just outside Kovalam and overlooking the stunning sea, Surya Samudra is a beautiful and luxurious cliff-top spa resort for pampering and detoxification. A vacation here gives you a perfect balance of international spa therapies, a cleaning spa diet and fresh air with your worries a world away.View full holiday spa details
Live the most exclusive spa lifestyle for body, mind and spirit at Travancore Heritage. Guided by holistic principles, indulge your pursuit of luxury; engage your senses including your senses of wellbeing to one India's best performed Ayurveda retreats.View full holiday spa details
Perched on a scenic cliff overlooking Kovalam, this is Kerala largest beachside resort, boasting an ayurvedic wellness centre, yoga lessons, a stretch of private sandy beach and luxurious accommodation, blending contemporary style with local touches.View full hotel spa details
Spread across a palm-dotted hillside reaching down to one of south west India's finest beaches, this scenic retreat features the luxurious Jiva Spa and traditional-style thatched cottages and suites with balconies affording beautiful sea views.View full hotel spa details