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Shalimar Spice Garden

  • Luxurious Retreat

Pros

  • Gorgeous setting
  • Rooms include complimentary slippers and heaters
  • Pool

Cons

  • Too isolated for some
  • Rooms are somewhat small
  • Not a place to venture to during the monsoon

Updated 10/13/2014

Fodor's Review

This rustic retreat, inside a cardamom, allspice, and cloves plantation, lies 15 bone-jarring minutes and 6 km off the main road to Kumily, but once you're there, the emphasis is on serenity and relaxation; most guests come for ayurvedic treatment and yoga. A wooden bridge over a duck pond leads to the main building—a whitewashed, thatch-roof affair that houses a restaurant specializing in authentic Italian and Kerala food. The spotless white cottages are largely minimalist—perfectly

executed—with only a colorful bedspread, a stained-glass window, or an ancient, dark-wood oar adding splashes of contrast to each room.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Kumily, Kerala, 685535, India

Phone:

486-130–6352

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 20 rooms
  • Breakfast

Updated 10/13/2014

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