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Neeleshwar Hermitage Bekal

Neeleshwar Hermitage Bekal boasts of being one of the finest luxury spa resorts in India which is no less than an amazing tropical resort, located in a private grove along the sprawling Arabian Sea.  Lying in the northern part of the popular South India state Kerala, Neeleshwar Hermitage is known for offering a luxurious stay amidst a lush and refreshing surrounding by the way of following a balanced lifestyle. Have a comfortable stay in this energizing award-winning beach resort and avail the amazing experiences as well as benefits of age-old Ayurveda treatments, massages and therapies. The property consists of 18 spacious cottages, few dining options and other contemporary facilities including a huge swimming pool.  Impeccable hospitality services make your stay even special.


Overview

Languages- Malayalam, English

Best Season- September - March

Weather- Summer 22 to 35°C, Winter 20 to 25°C

How to reach

By Train

The two nearest railway stations to Bekal are in Kasargod and Kanhagad, which are located at a distance of 14 and 16 km respectively. Both these railway stations are well-linked to most of the prime destinations. Once you are at the railway station, you can rent a cab to go to the resort. For local trains, there are stations in Pallikere and Kottikulam.

By Air

Karipur Airport in Kozhikode, which is around 180 km away, is the nearest international airport from Bekal. From the airport to go to the resort, you can opt for rented taxis. This airport is well-connected to several Arab cities. The closest domestic airport is the Mangalore domestic terminal, around 67 km away.  This airport is well-connected to cities like Chennai and Bangalore through regular flights.

By Road

One of the most convenient options is to rent a cab, if you are traveling by road. Another option is to go on-board a bus. Kasargod and Kanhangad are the two nearest towns; both are around 12 km away from Bekal. Opt for either KSRTC bus services or buses managed by private bus owners.

Treatments

The aim of Neeleshwar Hermitage is to rejuvenate and nurture the body, soul and mind of the guests by the way of healthy balanced lifestyle, Ayurveda practices including Yoga, meditation massages as well as light nutritious meal. One can completely get rid of all the tension and stress of his routine city life. The therapies and treatments offered here are based on the principles of holistic health, forming a balance between all the senses. Western spa treatments as well as Ayurvedic programs are offered here.

Consultation with an in-house doctor

 The treatments that are offered to the guests here at the resort are chosen only after complimentary consultation with the resort’s Ayurvedic doctor who would inform you about the best of treatment for your body type and conditioning along with charting out the activities, which would offer you best of benefits. The doctor also prepares a proper food menu for you, which you need in-take during your stay here.

Ayurveda

Authentic traditional Ayurveda treatments are offered here, wherein all the ingredients used are absolutely natural, organic and herbal, having no side effects at all. There are around 20 Ayurveda treatments, offered at the Priya Ayurvedic Spa Neeleshwar Hermitage.

Consisting of delicately carved pillars and proportioned ceilings, the spa comprises of a total of 5 huge treatment rooms arranged around the central courtyard garden. The spa and the surrounding area is well-ventilated and airy so that the treatments practiced here have an excellent effect on the guests, offering them maximum benefits, amidst an amazing environment. The doctors and the therapists make sure that all the preparations are done using absolutely natural and organic ingredients, which have no side effects on the person and even on the environment.

Yoga and Meditation   

The benefits of Yoga are now known all around the world, one of the best things to practice for attaining good health. The resort has an in-house expert Yoga teacher who crafts a careful yoga program.

At Neeleshwar Hermitage, 2 types of meditation courses are available Prana Energising Technique (1, 2, 3 days-course) and Transcendental Meditation (TM- 4,5,6 days-course) Technique

There are several packages offering innumerable benefits, including:

  • Honeymoon packages
  • Anti-Arthritis, Immunity Booster and Skin care and conditioning
  • Various oil massages and baths such as Abhyangam, Sradha, Sandwana, Sharirananda, Kizhi, Shirodhara, Udvarthanam, Nzavarakhakkizhis, and more.
  • Herbal scrubs for body care, special bath rituals and hair care
Room Types

Neeleshwar Heritage consists of a total of 18 spacious and well-maintained Cottages, with a décor and exterior that is inspired from traditional huts of the region’s fishermen. Every cottage offers complete comfort and utmost privacy. Guests can pick from Twin Sea View, Twin Garden View and Single Cottages. The cottage area is set amidst well-manicured gardens, adding an amazing character to each cottage.

Decorated with antique as well as modern art pieces, every cottage is airy, well-lit, has high ceiling, teak flooring, stereo system (ipod) and is adorned with furniture that is handmade locally. The structure of building is made is thatched and is made from local laterite, have beautiful carvings and traditional woodwork, adding a nice appeal. Following are the names of the cottages:

  • Ananda: bliss
  • Viveka: discernment
  • Santosh: contentment
  • Prema: love
  • Bhakti : devotion
  • Sama: equanimity
  • Virya : strength
  • Moksha: freedom
  • Shanti: peace
  • Sukha: happiness
  • Gyana: insight
  • Karuna: compassion
  • Dana: generosity
  • Bhavana: refinement
  • Shakti: energy
  • Ayur: long life
  • Sneha: affection
  • Maître: friendliness
Dining

Annapurna

Annapurna is the on-site restaurant, which is dedicated to the Goddess Annapurna, the Goddess of Nourishment.  Guests staying at the resort can savor mouth-watering vegetarian food. The chef and his team prepare sumptuous, healthy and nutritious food, based on Ayurvedic teachings, gelling well with your rejuvenating stay.

Meenakshi

A beachside restaurant at Neeleshwar Hermitage, the Meenakshi, named after another local goddess of the region, serves tasty fish dishes, prepared from the freshest of catches. At the restaurant, the guest can enjoy breakfast, lunch and light meals.

Bar

Neeleshwar Hermitage has 2 two bar areas- the Annapurna bar in the main restaurant and the Varuna bar, overlooking the pool area. Nice places to unwind, boasting of a warm feel, these well-stocked bars serve an array of Indian wines and beers.

Facilities

  • Cookery Classes
  • Visit to Bekal Fort
  • Cycling
  • Walking in the Western Ghats
  • 18 cottages
  • Swimming Pool
  • Backwater Houseboat
  • Wildlife
  • Kubera Shop
  • Restaurants and Bar