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Bethsaida Hermitage

Pulinkudy, Mulloor, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala , , Kerala - 695521 Map View Map

Hotel Location: Pulinkudy
Rooms: 90
Check-in time: From 14:00 / Check-out time: Until 12:00
  • Pulinkudy, Mulloor, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala ,


Bethsaida Hermitage, the eco-friendly Ayurvedic health resort, is where you leave your worries behind and immerse in the solitude which is found in abundance here. The resort is nestled beautifully in the midst of the hills behind a beach. Its location is spectacular, and even more amazing are the facilities offered by it. What makes this health resort the ultimate getaway for those seeking rejuvenation? Its seaside location, the beautiful grounds and the overall aura which creates the perfect conditions for positivity and mental peace.

The drive to this incredible health resort is an amazing experience in itself. Located at a 30mts drive from the airport by taxi, you are given an introduction as to what awaits you as you pass through the gates. The air, perfumed with the fragrances of jasmine, exhilarates the senses, along with the beautiful and romantic lighting, smiling faces, winding pathways, the sound of the waves lapping on the sand and the many palm leaves swaying in the breeze, give you a sense of belonging. This promises to be an experience of a lifetime.

Languages: English, Malayalam

Best Season: June to August

Weather: Summer 32 to 36°C, Winter 23 to 32°C

Hotel Features
  • Swimming Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Massage
  • Pool Table
4Food & Drink
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
  • Room Service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
Room Types
  • Special Kerala Huts

    These rooms contain a ceiling fan or cooling, but are devoid of air conditioning and fridge facilities. All rooms include the Kerala bath garden and a terrace with a table, along with two chairs overlooking the Bethsaida garden.

  • Seaview Rooms

    The Seaview rooms are spacious and airy and provide beautiful views of the ocean, beach and grounds. In the evenings, one can sit on the patio and watch the sunset overlooking the Bethsaida garden, which is a lovely experience in itself. These two rooms are available in two configurations. Two ceiling fans with no air conditioning, and air conditioning with two fans, fridge and a television.

  • Modern Kerala Cottages

    The Modern Kerala Cottages offer partial yet lovey sea view of the Bethsaida garden, with quiet but large living and sleeping areas. This also includes a large ceiling fan and special, closed private bathroom. These lovely cottages, nestled in between the palm trees on a small hill and situated close to the water’s edge, gives the feeling of being one with nature. These cottages are available in two configurations, one with no air conditioning and one with a fan, fridge and television.

  • Modern Kerala Houses

    The Modern Kerala Houses provides breathtaking views of the surroundings. All of these houses have their own raised and private verandah where the guests can relax, sunbathe or enjoy the spectacular view of the sunset overlooking the Bethsaida garden. These houses also include large living and bedroom areas and merge traditional and contemporary details for lovely aesthetics. All of these houses include a fridge, television, ceiling fan and air conditioning.

  • Kottaram Houses

    Kottaram House is where you get the feeling of being on top of the world. Its verandah that embraces the building, takes fullest advantage of its striking position above the beach and provides a view to the guests like no other. This hexagonal building, being double-tiered, also contains a self-ventilating system to keep you cool at all times, and includes a spacious bedroom and living areas. All the houses contain a fridge, television, ceiling fan and air condition.

  • Wooden Kerala Houses

    The Wooden Kerala Houses, built using intricately carved wooden paneling traditional to this area, really acquaints you with the local culture. The rooms provide breathtaking views of the sea from inside and outside. All the Wooden Kerala Houses include a fridge, television, ceiling fan and air conditioning.


The accommodation at the Bethsaida Hermitage ensures that the guests have a memorable stay amidst comfort and peace. They allow the guests to come closer to nature, and create the perfect setting for the practice of meditation. Equipped with modern facilities and amenities, the rooms also offer magnificent views of the surroundings. In other words, they enable the guests to achieve a perfect communion with nature. The rooms in the Ayurvedic health resort are, Special Kerala Huts, Seaview Rooms, Modern Kerala Cottages, Modern Kerala Houses, Kottaram Houses and Wooden Kerala Houses.


The Bethsaida restaurant offers a variety of Indian, and mostly Kerala dishes, prepared by the talented restaurant team who utilize the fruit and vegetables grown in the resort’s own garden. The seafood delicacies are prepared with fish caught by the local fishermen. During the season from October to April, a particularly fascinating sight is that of the fishermen singing while pulling their nets.

Further, the health resort also prepares the meals according to the taste-buds of the guests, making them less or more spicy, as the requirement may be. For those guests undergoing Ayurvedic treatments, an exclusive Ayurvedic menu is also developed especially by the doctors. The doctors may also prescribe a special diet, depending upon the goals and objectives of the program.

The à la carte menu also consists of a great selection of Western dishes if experiencing a taste of home is what you are after. However, the local cuisine is worth trying, both for its authenticity and its unique taste. Guests uncomfortable with the presence of excessive spice in their food can get it prepared according to their choice.

A unique experience here is the opportunity to cook dishes one’s favorite dishes with the chef. This provides the guests with the necessary information required to use the recipes for one’s diet back home.

Useful Info

Distance from airport

  • Trivandrum International Airport– 18km

Distance from railway station

  • Thiruvananthapuram Central Railway Station – 20km

Distance from Top Attractions in the area

  • Kovalam Beach – 7.6km
  • Lighthouse Beach – 7.7km
  • Halcyon Castle – 9.0km
  • Sagarika Marine Research Aquarium – 6.2km

The Ayurvedic programs available at the Bethsaida Hermitage, Kovalam, are intended to rejuvenate the body internally while providing that much coveted shine and glow externally. The well-qualified doctors at the resort belong to traditional Ayurvedic families and have years of experience. Their experience ensures that the guests are not only be able to recover from their illnesses but eliminate worries, anxiety and stress drastically. The treatments offered here are both a full Healing Treatment Program as well as single treatments depending on the needs of an individual.

Ayurveda Therapies

  • Dhara
  • Kizhi
  • Dhanyamla Dhara
  • Abhyangam
  • Udvarthanam
  • Nasyam
  • Nasyam
  • Njavarakizhi
  • Sirovasthi
  • Snehapanam

Wellbeing Packages

Wellbeing packages are the highlights of your stay in the Bethsaida Hermitage. The different combination of Ayurveda treatments aim at the ultimate Ayurvedic experience. There are a number of packages that are customized for the entire wellbeing of guests.

  • Rejuvenation / body detox program (rasayana chikilsa/shodhana chikilsa)
  • Live long, live young program (kayakalpa chikilsa)
  • Weight loss program
  • Spinal care / anti stress program
  • Men’s health programme
  • Beautiful body program

Duration: 7 days, 14 days, 21 days and 28 days (Treatments are devised according to health requirements.)

  • No pets are allowed
  • Minimum check-in of guests is 18yrs
  • Government-issued photo id is needed during check-in
  • Guests above 6 years are considered as adults

Useful Hotel Stats

  • Number of restaurants – 1