One of the famous Ayurvedic Heritage Resorts in Kovalam, the Surya Samudra Beach Resort lies on a rocky promontory between two deserted beaches in God’s Own Country – Kerala. One cannot get enough of Surya- the Sun, and Samudra – the sea at this spacious lush resort.
Once a single octagonal stone house located at about thirty miles from the tip of peninsular India, today Surya Samudra Beach Resort stands as an eco-friendly beach resort, sprawled over almost 20 acres of lush greenery. Surrounded by coconut palms and built in traditional Kerala style of architecture, this Ayurvedic Resort lies at just a few minutes from the historic Vizhinjam harbor.
Enjoy an enchanting holiday at the lush Surya Samudra Beach Resort and indulge in the various Ayurveda, Yoga and Meditation therapies on offer here.
Accommodation at Surya Samudra Beach Resort
The resort comprises several individual cottages or houses and the guests have the option of choosing modern or traditional houses for accommodation. While the modernl houses are built of stone and sport soaring roofs, the traditional ones comprise Kerala wooden residences- ‘tharawads’, reassembled here as cottages. These houses face the sea, and each of them are equipped with open air bathroom-cum-toilets or 'bath gardens' protected by the slopes on all sides, and a private open-air cafeteria.
Dining at Surya Samudra Beach Resort
The in-house restaurant ‘The Octopus’, specializes in exotic sea-food, and you can relish virtually anything from lobsters and tiger prawns to octopus and shark while here.
A wide range of Kerala delicacies (vegetables and fish) are also served for the guests on plantain leaves. This restaurant is semi-circular in shape and can accommodate up to 40 people at a time.
Ayurevda at Surya Samudra Beach Resort
The Ayurvedic Rejuvenation Centre at Surya Samudra offers Ayurvedic treatments and massages that guests can vouchsafe for. After consulting the in-house Ayurveda specialists, you can select from a range of rejuvenations therapies and packages, and avail of the treatment best suited for you.
- Currency Exchange
- Guest Laundromat
- Luggage Storage
- Maid Service
- Front Desk
A natural Swimming Pool carved out of rock is one of the main attractions for guests at Surya Samudra.
Among other facilities at Surya Samudra Beach Resort, cultural programs showcasing Indian dance forms like Bharathanatyam, Kuchipudi, Mohiniyattom, Kathakali and Kalaripayattu are organized in the evenings.
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