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Ideal Ayurvedic Resort


  • Friendly staff
  • Little to distract guests from their treatment
  • Well-priced


  • Few amenities
  • Not on the beach, so a steep downhill walk
  • Small hotel

Updated 10/13/2014

Fodor's Review

This small, homey resort south of Kovalam has specialized in ayurvedic treatment since 1997. Rooms in the marble-floor main building, with a orange terra-cotta tile roof, are simply furnished and spotless; some have balconies overlooking a coconut grove or the pool. There are also a few thatch-roof cottages, some with open-air bathrooms. The beach is a short walk away, but Ideal focuses more on Indian arts and culture than on fun in the sun; it offers study programs in

yoga and ayurveda, among other healing treatments. Fifteen of the rooms overlook a swimming pool.

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Hotel Information


just before Somatheeram, Chowara, Kerala, 695501, India



Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 33 rooms
  • Rate includes Some meals

Updated 10/13/2014

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Apr 18, 2014

Amazing Relaxing Holiday in Kovalam through RPC Holidays

Stayed 3 nights in Ideal Ayurvedic Resort with family in March 2014. We booked resort online through RPC Holidays. The resort is located near Chowara beach on the beautiful Malabar coastline of Kerala. The rooms are large, clean and perfect for a family. The staff is very helpful and friendly. The food is good. The massage is very relaxing and satisfying, exactly what I needed for my vacation. A big thank you to RPC Holidays for everything. Overall,

recommended for excellent experience away from rush and hustle bustle life.

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