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Nirmaya Retreat Kovalam

Set on a cliff top, amid lush greenery and sandy beaches, Surya Samudra, now known as Niraamaya Retreats, is one of the best Ayurveda resorts in India. It offers sheer rejuvenation. This beach resort offers exceptional Ayurvedic treatments.

The resort offers the best to its guests, with round-the-clock doctors and therapists trained in Yoga, meditation, authentic Thai and Western relaxation techniques, and traditional Asian therapies like reflexology at their service. At the spa, you can enjoy a relaxing experience while spending time in close contact with nature. In addition, spa Niraamaya is well-known for offering excellent personalized services.


Languages: Malayalam, English

Best Season: September - March

Weather: Summer: 30°C and 37°Cand Winter: 18°C to 34°C

How to reach Niraamaya Retreat Kovalam

  • By Air

Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) International Airport (13.7 km)

  • By Rail

Nearest railway station: Trivandrum Central Railway Station (12.8 km)

  • By Road

Kovalam is well-connected to different parts of the country via road. A good road network connects Niraamaya Retreat to various destinations in Kerala and India. Regular state buses and inter-state buses operate between Kovalam and other regions of the country. There is also the option of taxis, auto-rickshaws, and luxury buses to travel around the place.


Niraamaya Retreat Kovalam houses a world-renowned spa that infuses timeless therapeutic traditions, including Ayurveda, a 5000-yr old Indian healing system. The in-house therapists are professionals in various therapies, treatments, and massages. Enjoy rejuvenation by opting for any service from the extensive menu available:

Signature Massages

  • Spice Magic
  • Niraamaya Sync
  • Aromaya
  • Thaimaya
  • Mayomaya
  • Dhadhumaya
  • Reflexmaya
  • Jetlag Reviver

Ayurveda Massages

  • Abhyanga Snana
  • Abhyanga Snana Classic
  • Pada-Abhyangam
  • Jeevaniya Sushumna
  • Shiro Mardhanam
  • Pada Mardhanam

Classical Ayurveda Therapies

  • Shirodhara
  • Thakradhara
  • Pathra Pinda Swedanam /Choorna Pinda Swedanam
  • Njavara Kizhi
  • Pizhichil
  • Udwarthanam
  • Katee Vasthi
  • Ksheera Sekam
  • Upanaha Swedanam
  • Nasyam

Ayurveda Affairs at Niraamaya Spa

  • Nirvana
  • Pehlwan Relaxation
  • Santhwanam
  • Shareera Kanthi
  • Kesha Kanthi

Skin Care Rituals

  • Hydrating Sea Salt Crystal Rose Scruband Polish
  • After Sun Soother
  • After Sun Recovery
  • Garshanam – Classical Ayurveda Scrub And Polish
  • Wrap With Chempaka

Niraamaya Hydro Baths

  • Classical Indian Rose Bath
  • Chandana Snana
  • Vichy Shower Massage
  • Nalpamara Snana

Niraamaya Spa Celebration Packages

  • Niraamaya Indulgence
  • Aroma Mix
  • Ying Yang Romance (Couple)
  • Nakshathrayanam

Niraamaya Wellness Day-Out

  • Session 1-4 (Yoga, Ayurveda, Astrology, Wellness)
  • Niraamaya Mukhalepam
  • Niraamaya Essentials

Niraamaya Spa Bliss- (3-day)

Ayurveda Destination Wellness Retreats

  • Short Stay: 2 - 4 Days
  • Long Stay: 5 - 28 Days
  • Relax and Rejuve Program: “Rasayana”
  • “Slim Body” By Ayurveda
  • Body Purification and Detoxification Program
  • Kayakalpa Program
  • Ayurveda Stress and Strain Buster
  • Niraamaya Spa Essence of Wellness
  • Bone and Joint Care Program

Yoga Experiences

  • Sunrise yoga
  • Sunset Yoga
  • Yoga for kids
  • Yoga session for beginners
  • Bale Meditation
  • Pranayama
Room Types

The Niraamaya Retreat, Kovalam, began its journey with a single octagonal stone house. Today, the property offers a wide variety of accommodation options. There are 31 heritage cottages where guests can enjoy a comfortable stay. These traditional Keralite heritage homes provide complete comfort and luxury to every guest. The following is the classification of the houses:

  • The Octagon:  This sea-facing cottage features the Kerala style of architecture. From the house, guests can enjoy panoramic views of the Arabian Sea. The room comes with a private sun deck and open-to-sky baths with rain showers.
  • Banyan Tree Bungalow: Known to offer the perfect setting for honeymooners. It is lavishly furnished. The interiors feature beautifully carved furniture that adds to the bungalow's beauty.
  • Heritage Premium:  These are traditional yet luxurious and spacious accommodations designed with ornate doors, terracotta roofs, and carved pillars. They feature private sit-outs and open-to-sky rain showers.
  • Heritage Classic: The Heritage Classic Rooms are Kerala-style elegant accommodations that open onto lush green gardens. The rooms showcase traditional Kerala architecture, which takes you back to a history of about 100 years. They feature earthy interiors, serene natural surroundings, along with open-to-sky rain showers.
  • Rock Garden Classic: The Rock Garden Classic is a newly erected block with 6 rooms. The room offers a blend of traditional accommodation and modern amenities. The rooms are set amongst coconut groves and feature open-to-sky showers.

Niraamaya Retreat has much to offer when it comes to dining. Dining options include:

  • Café Samsara: This all-day dining restaurant promises to treat your eyes along with your taste buds because of its beautiful setting. Here, you get to enjoy dishes from global cuisines while enjoying breathtaking ocean views.
  • Essence: This specialty restaurant is set on a cliff. The chefs make you relish the Far East's subtle herbs and fiery spices. Along with enjoying the bold flavors of the dishes, you get to enjoy a spectacular view.
  • Madira: The bar Madira offers a panoramic view of the ocean. You get to enjoy cocktails that promise to make you forget the rest of the world.

  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Business centre
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Currency exchange
  • Souvenirs/gift shop
  • Car hire
  • Tour desk
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Ticket service
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Newspapers
  • Private beach area
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking

If you are planning to visit Nirmaya Retreat Kovalam, then you must check out our Kovalam tour packages.