||20kms from Trivandrum Airport,
22kms from Trivandrum Railway
Station, 22kms from Trivandrum
Spread over 25 acres of landscaped gardens surrounded by coconut groves, Surya Samudra Beach Resort is a stunning resort overlooking the Arabian Sea. The eco-friendly beach resort with 23 houses and private space, is rich with luxuriant foliage of coconut, palm, bamboo, banana, wild shrubs, flowers and the chirping of birds.
21 antique granite sculptures of lions in the reception area welcome the visitors of Surya Samudra Beach Resort. A granite pathway similar to the courtyard of Kerala temples is laid out, which leads to a pair of carved granite pillars. From there, steps lead towards houses. Each house faces the sea secluded from the other by rich foliage. The land around is terraced to prevent erosion of the soil and cottages are placed at different levels.
Individual cottages have a granite-topped table and stools. Guests sit and watch the waves lash against the cliff. Tharavad (traditional Kerala houses) are reassembled here. The rooms are pleasantly decorated and are equipped with modern amenities. Bathroom-cum-toilets or 'bath gardens' are open air, surrounded by the slopes. Each house has an open-air cafeteria.
Surya Samudra Beach Resort has many other facilities too. Niraamaya Ayurveda Spa, Lounge, Library, Shop, Private Gardens, Yoga, Betel nut leaf fortune telling, Natural rock-cut swimming pool, Beaches, Elephant rides at resort are offered.
Classical dances, including Kathakali, Mohiniattam, Kuchipudi and Bharat Natyam,
are performed for guests on the resortís open stage with the sea in the background.
Dining at Surya Samudra Beach Resort can be a wonderful experience. Seafood is served in The Octopus, the resortís restaurant. Dishes are dished out using fresh lobsters, tiger prawns, octopus and shark. Barracuda puttu and sea urchins to baked crab and Japanese tuna salad are also served. The Bar-a-cuda on the cliff edge facing a natural lagoon offers panoramic views.
Surya Samudra Beach Resort will offer you good lodging facilities with comfortable rooms at a reasonable rate. Log on to Indiahotelandresort to get information related to Thiruvananthapuram hotels and resorts and their availability.