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Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Kovalam

Chowara, South of Kovalam, Trivandrum , Kovalam, Kerala - 695501 Map View Map

Hotel Location: 9 Km South Of Kovalam Beach
Rooms: 85
Check-in time: From 1400 / Check-out time: Until 1200
  • Chowara, South of Kovalam, Trivandrum , Kovalam


Overview

Located in Kovalam, Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort is the world's first exclusive Ayurveda resort situated by the sea in South India. Covering 15 acres of land, the resort is one of the most popular spots in Kerala, which is built on a hillock at the Chowara beach at a distance of 9 km from the main Kovalam beach.

Ayurveda treatment has been popular in India for more than 20 years now. It is believed that the therapy was passed on to humans by the Gods. The resort provides a fulfilling experience in terms of culture, history, services, Ayurveda, Yoga, beach, and nature. The hotel offers various facilities, including cultural nights with various performances, indoor and outdoor games, boating, elephant rides, Mehandi designs for guests, 24-hour room service, internet facility, travel assistance, gift shop, safety lockers, daily housekeeping, and much more.

Guests can also visit the famous tourist spots that include the Kovalam Beach (9 km), Thiruvallam Backwaters, Padmanabhaswamy Temple (19 km), Kanakakunnu Palace (12 km), Napier Museum (13 km), Thiruvananthapuram Zoo, Kerala Science and Technology Museum, Akkulam Tourist Village, Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary (30 km), Ashtamudi Lake, Alumkadavu (23 km), Varkala Beach (53 km), Ponmudi (56 km), and Shangumugham Beach.


Hotel Features
2Outdoors
  • Sun Deck
  • Grounds
  • Swimming Pool
3Activities
  • Spa
  • Massage
4Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Special Diet Meals (upon request)
  • Restaurant/ Coffee Shop
5Internet
  • Free! Wi-Fi is available
6Parking
  • Free! Free private parking is available on site.
7Services
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Airport shuttle
  • Dry cleaning
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Currency exchange
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Business center
  • Doctor on Call
Room Types
  • Standard Room

    A double bed

    The resort offers Standard Rooms that are well-ventilated and offer complete relaxation at a moderate price, provided at single and double occupancy. The room offers a large double bed, an attached bathroom with running hot/cold water, a wardrobe for extra storage space, a ceiling fan, a dressing table, etc. Other amenities offered in the Standard Room include mosquito nets, a room that overlooks the sea, plenty of natural light and air, a separate working desk, 24-hour room service, a chargeable internet facility, complimentary mineral drinking water, and daily housekeeping services.

  • Garden Cottage

    A king sized bed

    The resort offers independent garden cottages that overlook the resort's gardens, built with mud and other natural materials. The cottage can accommodate a single or a traveler in groups of two. The cottage offers a large double bed or twin beds available on request, an attached bathroom with running hot/cold water, a wardrobe for extra storage space, a ceiling fan, a dressing table, mosquito nets, plenty of natural light, and air, etc. Other amenities include a separate working desk, 24-hour room service, chargeable internet facility, complimentary mineral drinking water, daily housekeeping, and a private sit-out area.

  • Special Cottage

    A double bed or twin beds

    The resort offers independent round cottages built with thatched roofs and fully/partially overlooking the sea. It can accommodate a single or a traveler coming in groups of two. The cottage offers a large double bed or twin beds are available on request, an attached bathroom with running hot/cold water, fully air-conditioned with room temperature control, a wardrobe for extra storage space, a ceiling fan, a dressing table, mosquito nets, plenty of natural light and air, and more. Other facilities include a separate working desk, 24-hour room service, chargeable internet facility, complimentary mineral drinking water, daily housekeeping, and a private sit-out area.

  • Kerala House Standard

    A king sized bed

    The resort offers independent Kerala House Standard rooms, built with traditional wood, antique doors & furniture. The villas can accommodate a single or a traveler in groups of two. The villa's bedroom offers a large king-sized bed, an attached bathroom with running hot/cold water, a wardrobe for extra storage space, a ceiling fan, a dressing table, mosquito nets, plenty of natural light and air, a separate working desk, 24-hour room service, chargeable internet facility, and daily housekeeping. Guests also get complimentary mineral drinking water and a private sit-out verandah that overlooks the resort's beautiful gardens.

  • Kerala House Deluxe

    Three king sized beds

    Somatheeram Kovalam offers independent Kerala House Deluxe rooms built with traditional wood, antique doors & furniture. The house offers one suite room and two deluxe rooms that can be rented separately. The bedrooms provide a large king-sized bed, an attached bathroom with running hot/cold water, a wardrobe for extra storage space, a ceiling fan, a dressing table, etc. Other facilities include mosquito nets, plenty of natural light and air, air-conditioning with in-room temperature control, a separate working desk, 24-hour room service,  a chargeable internet facility, and daily housekeeping. Complimentary mineral drinking water and a private sit-out verandah that overlooks a mesmerizing view of the sea face are also offered.

  • Kerala Deluxe Suite

    Three king sized beds

    The resort offers independent Kerala Deluxe Suites built with traditional wood, antique doors, and furniture. The suite offers a master bedroom, two other deluxe rooms that can be rented separately, and a living room. The suite bedrooms offer a large king-sized bed, an attached bathroom with running hot/cold water, a wardrobe for extra storage space, a ceiling fan, a dressing table, mosquito nets, plenty of natural light & air, and fully air-conditioned with in-room temperature control, a separate working desk, 24-hour room service, chargeable internet facility, complimentary mineral drinking water, daily housekeeping, and private sit-out verandah that overlooks a mesmerizing view of the sea face.

Dining

The On-site Restaurant

The in-house restaurant offers about 250 dishes of Ayurvedic vegetarian food and a multi-cuisine menu for non-vegetarian lovers. In addition, the restaurant offers a live cooking kitchen where they often showcase the mystery of their special delicacies and make the whole dining experience memorable. The menu includes a wide variety of salads and juices as well. The vegetarian dishes would have abundant spices, coconut, and coconut oil.

Useful Info

Distance from Airport

  • Trivandrum Airport-20.0 km

Distance from Railway Station

  • Trivandrum Central Railway Station-22.1 km

Distance from Top Attractions in the Area

  • Lighthouse Beach-7.7 km
  • Neyyar Dam-29.4 km
  • Vellayani Lake-12.3 km
  • Shri Padmanabhaswamy temple -19.6 km
Useful Hotel Stats
  • Year Hotel built- 1985
  • Number of Restaurants- 1
  • Room Voltage- 220
Treatments

Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort provides a wide range of Ayurveda treatments not just for relaxation and rejuvenation but also for the elimination of various medical conditions like rheumatism, respiratory problems, blood pressure, cholesterol, paralysis, etc.

Some of the treatments available at the resort are Pizhichil, Nijavarakizhi, Dhara, Dashamoola Ksheera Dhara, Sarvanga Kashaya Dhara, Vasthi, Sirovasthi, Udvarthanam, Abhyangam, Nasyam, Snehapanam, Kizhi, Dhanyamla Dhara, Yoni Prakshalanam, Kativasthi, Urovasthi, Ksheeradhoomam, Thalam, Lepanam, Marma Massage, Lekhaneeyam, Karnapooranam, Tharpanam, Mukhalepam, and Medicated Steam Bath.

What makes the treatments offered at this resort effective and safe is the complete usage of natural ingredients which do not cause any side effects. Every package includes accommodation, Ayurveda treatment, and full board Ayurvedic vegetarian food. In addition, all packages offer complementary services such as daily Yoga classes, boat tours in the backwaters, etc.

Facilities

The facilities at the Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort are major attractions besides the brilliant Ayurveda treatment experienced by the guests. Every evening at the resort, various cultural programs are held that showcase the dance, art, music, and culture of Kerala. The traditional Kerala feast (sadya) is held on the occasion of every major festival. Apart from these, various other programs like indoor games, boating, and elephant rides are also organized.

All the rooms come with 24-hour room service and other facilities, including internet, telephone, fax, mail, and tour and travel assistance. In addition, the resort is next to the beach, which offers an opportunity to spend a day there. The resort provides facilities such as beach umbrellas and beach towels.

Besides, a gift shop at the resort allows the guests to purchase souvenirs and trinkets. Besides these, tours to nearby areas, including shopping areas, are organized.

Rejuvenation Therapy (Rasayana Chikilsa)

The treatment includes body massage with medicated oil and cream, herbal medicines, and a steam bath focused on rejuvenation. This therapy is for 90 minutes to 2 hours per day for the duration of your treatment, focused on rejuvenation. Rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul, as the treatments strengthen all systems to help you achieve ideal health and longevity.

Duration: 7 - 14 Days


Body Purification (Shodhana Chikilsa)

The sedentary lifestyle of today's era causes many ailments and diseases. The body purifying process aims to attain proper balance of Vatha, Pitha, and Kapha based on the Panchakarma and Swetha Karma Treatment. Therapies include Body massage, snehapanam, nasyam, virachanam (medicated purgative), snehavasthi, dhara, pizhichil, njavarakizhi, karnapooranam, tharpanam, sirovasthi, steam bath, and internal herbal medicines.

Duration: 7 - 14 Days


Slimming Programme

Somatheeram resort has a special slimming program that achieves results. Medicated herbal powder massage, herbal oil massage, adherence to the specific diet, medicated steam bath, intake of herbal juices, herbal tea, etc., are essential parts of the program.

Duration: 14 - 21 Days


Stress Management Programme

Stress and tension are some ailments of the modern-day, for which Somatheeram has the cure. The stress management program combines Yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda. Programs in this treatment include rejuvenation massage, rejuvenation therapy, dhara, njavarakizhi, thalam, herbal steam bath, herbal pack, intake of herbal medicines, etc.

Duration: 14 Days


Beauty Care Programme

Beauty and radiance are not just about looks but one pointer to well-being. Somatheeram's beauty care program focuses on outer body surfaces and inner beauty. Yoga, meditation, massage for the proper circulation of vital fluids, herbal face pack, herbal cream massage, massage with special oils, fruit juices, body pack, head pack, steam bath or herbal bath, and intake of herbal fluids are included. This 14 nights treatment improves the skin complexion, skin tone, and muscle tone.

Duration: 14 Days


Ayurveda Anti-Ageing Programme

Aging is natural but unhealthy aging is a major cause for worry. Therefore, Ayurveda prescribes treatment for repairing the wear and tear of the body due to aging. This program deals with proper purification, which will increase the vital energy called "ojas". This treatment ensures prolonged lifespan, youthfulness, good health, vitality, and overall wellness.

Procedures include body massages with special oils and herbal juices, snehapanam, virechana, ksheeravasthy, snehavasthy thalapothichil, shirodhara, njavaratheppu (massage with rice pudding), naranga kizhi, karya sekam with medicated oil or decoctions or milk, head massage with special herbal juices, thalam, srubhath, herbal bath, steam bath coupled with customized diet plans.

Duration: 28 Days


Note
  • No pets are allowed
  • Minimum check-in age of guest is 18 years
  • Government-issued photo id is needed during check-in
  • Guests above 5 years are considered as adults
  • Non-smoking rooms are available