Spice Village Resort, Thekkady, Kerala

The Resort

Somatheeram is a classified Heritage Ayurvedic resort, just 15 kms from Trivandrum Airport, and 8 kms from Kovalam. A perfect hideaway with captivating and comfortable surroundings, homely and attentive service. Perched on the top of a hill, the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort sprawls 15 acres of lush greenery and overlooks the Arabian Sea. Offering a unique blend of tropical beauty combined with contemporary facilities the resort is a rejuvenating heaven far from the mad city bustle. Built in typical style the resort offers superb Ayurvedic facilities, yoga classes and meditation programmes.The hotel has its own private beach with a huge statue of Jesus Christ well restored by the local community.

Accommodation and Food

There are several categories of rooms, ranging from Standard Cottages to the Sidhartha Deluxe Suite, all of which are built in traditional Kerala style, blending seamlessly with the local architecture,set amongst coconut groves, . All rooms have gorgeous wooden furniture, some of the higher up rooms have the most amazing views over the beach which stretches as far as the eye can see. Beds are comfortable with mosquito nets; bathrooms are modern with hot water and windows have bamboo blinds and wooden shutters offering sunshine or privacy. You can relax in the gardens, on your terrace, or in your hammock under the shady bamboo awnings.Also, there is no air-conditioning in the rooms, due to the fact that Ayurvedic treatments work best when pores are kept open.

Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort Kerala features a multi-cuisine restaurant. Guests can savor the scrumptious preparations of North Indian, South Indian, Tandoori, Grilled, Continental and Chinese cuisines prepared by master chefs using fresh ingredients.

Other activities and facilities

In addition to access to the quiet beach, activities at the Somatheeram include, daily classes in yoga, meditation, pranayama and yoga nidra.The resort offers facilities for beach sports and water sports such as fishing, boating, sun bathing, and beach volleyball .The resort also organises courses , seminars and demonstrations on Indian dance, music, philosophy, literature, meditation and yoga.

Yoga and Ayurveda

Yoga sessions are available daily. The Somatheeram has been awarded the accolade of ‘’Best Ayurvedic Centre’’ by the Department of Tourism, 7 times.The Ayurvedic treatment and massage centre is handled by well qualified and highly experienced doctors and personnel . Many treatments are offered here, aimed at specific disorders, including high blood pressure, psoriasis, back pain, weight loss, longevity treatment.

A few days at the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort in Kovalam, Kerala, will leave you feeling physically purified and spiritually replenished.

Packages available

Rejuvenation/Body Purification Therapy :
This treatment includes body massage with hand and foot by two masseurs with medicated oil and cream, internal rejuvenative medicines and medicated stem bath. This therapy is for 90 minutes to 2 hours per day for 7 to 14 days. This therapy is to rejuvenate mind body and soul, to tone up skin, to strengthen all systems so as to achieve ideal health and longevity.

Stress Management Programme :
This is a combination of Yoga-meditation and Ayurveda Therapy with holistic method. This treatment is very effective for stress management as well as for the purification of your body and mind helping you to attain the temperament of mind. This therapy includes yoga, meditation, rejuvenation massage, rejuvenation therapy, dhara, njavarakizhi, thalam, herbal steam bath, herbal pack etc with intake of herbal medicines.

Packages Room Type Rates
Valid from 01 May’2011 to 30 Sep’2011 Valid from 01 Nov’2010 till 19 Dec’2010 & from 21 Jan’2011 till 30 Apr’2011 Valid from 20 Dec'2010 till 20 Jan'2011
07 nights Rejuvenation / Body Purification Therapy   Twin Sharing (per person) Single Occupancy Twin Sharing (per person) Single Occupancy Twin Sharing (per person) Single Occupancy
Special cottage USD 1101 USD 1419 USD 1241 USD 1671 USD 1325 USD 1820
Kerala House Standard USD 1260 USD 1708 USD 1437 USD 2025 USD 1540 USD 2212
14 nights Rejuvenation / Body Purification Therapy Special cottage USD 2203 USD 2838 USD 2482 USD 3342 USD 2650 USD 3640
Kerala House Standard USD 2520 USD 3416 USD 2874 USD 4050 USD 3080 USD 4424
14 nights Stress Management Programme Special cottage USD 2763 USD 3397 USD 3043 USD 3901 USD 3211 USD 4200
Kerala House Standard USD 3080 USD 3976 USD 3435 USD 4610 USD 3640 USD 4984

Above rates are based on exchange rates applicable as on 01st May’2009

Standard inclusions for all packages
  • Accommodation on twin sharing/single occupancy basis in above mentioned room categories.
  • All meals (Breakfast. Lunch, Dinner) including Ayurveda diets.
  • Roundtrip transfers from Trivandrum airport.
  • Daily 01 Yoga and Meditation lesson
  • Half day Trivandrum city sightseeing/Half day local backwater cruise.
Treatments / Therapies included for Rejuvenation/Body Purification :
07 nights
14 nights
Rejuvenation Massage with oil and Thaila Dhara
03 sessions
05 sessions
Rejuvenation Massage with oil and steam bath
02 sessions
05 sessions
Rejuvenation Massage with Herbal cream and face pack
02 sessions
04 sessions
Treatments / Therapies included for Stress Management:
Yoga, Meditaion, Rejuvenation Massage. Ksheera Dhara, Thaila Dhara, Thalam, Evening Head Massage
01st day to 04th day
Yoga, Meditaion, Njavarakizhi, Thaila Dhara, Ksheera Dhara, Thalam, Evening Head Massage.
05th day to 09th day
Yoga, Meditaion, Rejuvenation Therapy, Thalam, Body Pack, Herbal Bath, Evening Head Massage.
10th day to 14th day