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Ideal Ayurvedic Resort

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Scharbeutz, Germany
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This relatively simple three star resort is primarily known as an Ayurvedic Treatment Hotel. The guest rooms are small and very basic and located around and above the central swimmingpool. Most guests including my wife and I had booked the Ayurvedic package including inhouse medical consultations, all Ayurvedic treatments, full board and drinks such as a variety of health and...

1Thank Hans-Juergen H
Harleston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Positioned a short distance down a side road to Chowara beach, a pleasant downhill stroll to the beach. Beautiful golden sand but big waves. There were always tuktuks available if you don't fancy the walk back up the hill. There are a few shops locally selling clothing,souvenirs and a good modern convenience store close by. Rooms are clean and simple....

1Thank Refuser
Leiria District, Portugal
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Just back from Ideal couldn't fault the place or staff. The food was excellent. My wife suffers from sciatica,but after seven specialist massages targeting the area she has benefited greatly. Rooms very clean. Nice pool.

4Thank Nog44
Hoejbjerg, Denmark
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Just returned from a 2 week ayurveda package at Ideal with dayly massages and yoga. Like last year it was great for both body and soul. We stayed at poolside in nice, clean and simple rooms and enjoyed the ayurveda treatment and the whole atmosphere. Ideal offers a very professional ayurveda treatment - and thats what we came for -...

3Thank anton482017
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The place is calm, and was not over crowded with guests, also the accommodation charges were decent. It was more of a home or your personal villa stay rather than the hotel or resort like feeling. The staff was friendly specially the manager Mr Shameer, he guided us about the places to visit nearby and also was prompt in service....

3Thank Neeshu S
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I've just visited Ideal for the second time and can really say that it's a home from home. Massages are excellent, the food is good, yoga lessons wonderful, staff (including cleaning ladies, the doctor and driver Jinu) helpful and friendly. All overseen by the manager Shameer, who did his very best to make our stay pleasurable. Rooms are basic. Beautiful...

2Thank powys2015
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed at Ideal Ayurvedic resort for two nights (30th and 31st Dec 2016). My experience here was very bad. Apart from super slow service at restaurant, very basic room, bad location, we also faced huge discrimination between the way foreigners and Indians were treated. Everyone was rude to us and was not interested in serving us. This place is...

2Thank preeti r
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Ideal Ayurvedic Resort is situated within walking distance from a beautiful, quiet beach. Outdide the Ayurvedic resorts Chowara has little to offer. Nowhere to eat, no coffee houses, no bars or restaurants. The local venders replicate the same offerings solely for tourists. The Ideal Ayurvefic Resort is managed by a friendly and helpful manager. On the whole staff are friendly...

2Thank Thomas B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place! So caring. Our days started with a walk on the beach, yoga at 8:30, followed by a healthy breakfast, swim, lunch, and then a 2.5 hour Ayruvedic treatment. The staff led by Shameer was so professional, friendly, capable and caring. Dr. Raj was so knowledgeable and helpful. Entire staff was a joy! Thank you Shameer, Dr....

3Thank Jonny y Heidi W
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I have just finished a 3 week panchakarma at ideal Ayurveda and would recommend this resort to anyone who is interested in doing a panchakarma. The manager, Shameer, is a really great guy who knows how to make sure that your stay is as comfortable as possible. The price included all food/ drinks and around 3 hrs of treatments every...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is in a Village called Chowara near kovalam with walking distance to the beach. Hotel provides facility for Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatments. The ideal is perfect place for relaxing holidays of families, couples and singles.The property has two wings namely Ideal Ayurvedic Resort established in 1997 & New Ideal Panchakarma Centre started in 2010. Both are existing adjacently with common facilities like entrance, restaurant and swimming pool etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ideal Ayurvedic Resort

Address: | South of Kovalam, Chowara 695501, India
Region: India > Kerala > Chowara
Price Range: $27 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ideal Ayurvedic Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Pool view rooms”
Nog44, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Poolside rooms are the nicest”
powys2015, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I liked the rooms around the pool. But, I believe there are cheaper ones in a bigger building next door.”
989thereseh, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Coconut orchard”
98akt, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Pool-side rooms are better”
ashwin_sriny, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
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