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Vivanta by Taj Bekal

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Bengaluru, India
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51 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We were in need of place to relax and unwind from work and school. Vivanta by Taj was a wonderful place to do just that! We spent most of our stay relaxing around the pool. We are now in the habit of taking with us pool toys. No not the large ones, but dive rings or sticks, soft ball similar... More 

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Yellowdots, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to... More 

Indore, India
1 review
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Awesome place and property. Beautifully located with back waters and beach together. Lots of family activities. awesome service and food. Very well designed rooms. landscaping is a treat to eyes. Very cooperative staff and great service level. Overall it was an experience to spend time here.

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Amit J, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best resort of Taj group, a sort of hidden gem I would say. I stayed there for 2 days in its pool room, it is every bit as described on the Web and truly rejuvenates one with its spa theme. Resort has a private beach which is well maintained. They also have a small kids... More 

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Kapil K, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Vivanta resort at Bekkal is a beautiful and picturesque place to unwind and relax. I stayed here for 10 nights and thoroughly enjoyed my stay. The biggest draw for me was the spa which is supposedly the largest in all South Asia. The hotel and the rooms are very clean and well maintained. The hotel is free from city pollution... More 

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Matheesha W, It was a pleasure meeting you during your stay with us and thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. I am glad that we were able to discuss your feedback while you were staying with us . We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing... More 

thane, India
1 review
Reviewed 8 August 2016

we had a suite with plunge pool. The room was simply divine. The property is awesome, very well maintained, nice greenery. The beach is nice but not swimmable. Overall a fantastic experience. The staff was also very attentive.

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Dear Girish V, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

Bangalore
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9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Breathtaking view at the point where the river meets the sea... beautiful property at an amazing location.... Very helpful staff. Food was good... not extraordinary, but nice... but the chef easily made friends with kids and entertained them... he even let the son into his side of the live counter which was really exciting for the boy. All in all... More 

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Dear maitrayee, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to... More 

Mumbai
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Hi, It's true that people spread bad reviews much faster than all the good things one can talk about! I am guilty here! I can go on writing about the great experience and lovely memories of the place, its people, impeccable "tajness" of our stay, the food, et.al, but suffice to say that one Mr.Abhishek (Front desk Manager) was instrumental... More 

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1 review
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Relaxed Luxurious stay, cordial and helpful staff, Taj lives upto exceeding expectations in all aspects of service and customer satisfaction. Excellent location though beach not swim safe. Good buffet spread as well.

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Dear Rahul B, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure... More 

Vadodara, India
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74 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

If you are a beach lover, you will always find places & resorts with beach access. Being one of them, selected this property of Taj which has direct beach access. And if you are lucky enough, you will get both Sea and Backwaters at one place at Vivanta by Taj – Bekal and this was the reason for selecting Bekal... More 

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Dear BhavinShroff55, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to... More 

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Reviewed 5 August 2016

We had an excellent stay at the resort which has been developed to maximise the natural beauty of the place as well as to make it a truly relaxing and refreshing experience. The staff at the resort were fantastic with a genuinely friendly and caring approach - this made a great resort even better. We arranged for airport transfers through... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj Bekal

Address: Kappil Beach, Bekal 671319, India
Region: India > Kerala > Bekal
Price Range: $193 - $644 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj Bekal 5*
Number of rooms: 71
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“Best cottages are with the pool and courtyard.”
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