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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 7 March 2015

I have been pleasantly surprised with this resort. Beautifully located. Worth every penny spent. A must visit for every traveler. We spent one night at the resort, and had booked 2 rooms. The experience from the first day has been very satisfying. Booked the room a month prior to arrival and been in touch with Mr. Harish over phone and...

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Reviewed 27 February 2015

It was excellent stay at Kaivalyam, enjoyed every bit. Rooms are excellent. Tree houses are very good. Hotel location is very beautiful. Though I am a non veg but I enjoyed the food a lot. It was awesome homely kind of food. Your group of staff is very polite and friendly. Later we stayed in a 4 star hotel in...

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2Thank Jayant S
Newbury Park, California
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We spent two nights here during a 12-day bike tour of Kerala. The retreat is in a beautiful setting amongst tea plantations. It Is gorgeous looking out from your window onto the beautiful green hills. The rooms are spacious with a wondering sitting area that looks out on the hills. I had s travel bug and slept for 16 hours....

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2Thank mkobrin
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2015

This is a lovely place and well deserving of all the excellent reviews. Our first night was in the treehouse, an experience not to be missed. Our remaining nights were in a room, which was the best we have stayed in during this trip. Staff are courteous, food is well prepared and versatile (could be a little spicier, but we...

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3Thank meera491
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 February 2015

This retreat center is just what one needs after trekking through busier parts of major cities in India. All you hear is birds chirping through the cardamom field. Food is vegetarian and excellent and abundant! Food was cooked w fresh spices from the garden. I tasted fresh cardamom and fresh cinnamon! so sweet! Deserts were warm! Afternoon tea is complimentary...

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1Thank Stella N
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 15 February 2015 via mobile

We went to this resort with high expectations considering it being a five star rated property. Now, I would say all of our expectations were more than fulfilled. Mr Harish is very humble and simple guy who is also a very good yoga teacher. He gave us complimentary yoga sessions in the morning keeping in mind that we don't exert...

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5Thank vikangelina
Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 9 February 2015

Stayed for only one night - wish it was more! Beautiful grounds secluded from the bustle of traffic and riff-raff. All veg food was simply amazing! Guided nature hike through spice gardens was a definite highlight. Host was supremely friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Kaivalyam is located at a distance from the noisy and crowded city in between spice plantations.. We stayed here on 1st and 2nd Feb 2015 and had an excellent stay. Our stay was calm and peaceful. Mr. Harish(Owner) is a very humble and nice man. He gives yoga lessons every day(except Sunday) from 7:00 AM till 8:30AM. Entire staff is...

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Leiden, The Netherlands
Reviewed 9 February 2015

This is a beautiful small hotel situated just outside of Munnar town. The ride down to the hotel in the jeep provided was a little hair-raising the first time, the track is very steep! The hotel was perfect, rooms in the main building are spacious with a terrace or balcony and the bathroom is clean with plenty of hot water....

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1Thank Aimee_Boyle
Amsterdam
Reviewed 7 February 2015

Quiet and tranquility. Great location in the middle of the spice & tea plantations. You can start the day with a yoga session led by the owner, follow with a nice breakfast and then go walking or hiking in the surroundings. Lunch & dinner onsite, clean and tasty. Great service, friendly people, highly recommendable.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set amidst a calm and scenic surroundings, the retreat provides a destination for visitors to indulge in learning experience of holistic lifestyle with traditional Yoga and organic way of living and dining. The place is a fusion of rustic external with smooth internal space creating luxurious facilities and natural environment to enjoy and pamper. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kaivalyam Retreat

Address: Opposite Workers Recreation Center | Moolakada, Pallivasal Estate, Munnar 685612, India
Region: India > Kerala > Idukki District > Munnar
Price Range: €71 - €154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaivalyam Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“book a tree house for that unique experience!”
 of 5 bubbles h4sh, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Try to get the upper deck rooms with a balcony.”
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“All rooms are fabulous.”
 of 5 bubbles Alexaesther, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to order meals well before dinner so they can be ready when you're ready to eat. All kitchen things take time .. even hot water.”
 of 5 bubbles Jem2000_10, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are deligently designed.”
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  • The tree top rooms.
  • Coffee Beans from Spice Garden
  • Beans,Coffee beans and Black Pepper from garden of Kaivalyam.
 of 5 bubbles RutuPat, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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