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Reviewed 8 April 2015

We only had two days / 1 night to stay at Kaivalayam Retreat and I wish we could have had stayed longer. Harish and his staff were incredibly accommodating as soon as we arrived. As it is hidden away from the main road, on arrival they will come and pick you up in a jeep to take you down the...

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Surat, India
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Serene ambience with very good hospitality and good organic food, Kaivalyam retreat cottage was a memorable pleasant experience for our whole family that included my old age parents and young kids. Kids enjoyed very much the long walk though the track paths through various kinds of plantations (cardamom, chilli, coffee etc etc). The ride from the main road to the...

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2Thank DipakJivnani
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 April 2015

I stayed at Kaivalyam Retreat for 2 night, wish it was more, I will be back! I cant highly recommend this place enough. After staying in a few so called '5 star accomadation' in India, where the actual standard was more like 3 star. Kaivalyam Retreat standards are way above the 5 stay places I stayed in. The owners have...

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4Thank amazon1971
New Delhi
Reviewed 1 April 2015

My wife and I visited Munnar at the fag end of our absolutely amazing 15-day Kerala travels. Honestly, we were a tad exhausted and had heard Munnar was quite touristy, so we weren't expecting (to do) much. But our arrival at Kaivalyam seemed to give us renewed energy. The place is 7 km away from the busyness of Munnar, and...

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3Thank Chiraag M
Pune, India
Reviewed 31 March 2015

We stayed here for 3 days during our honeymoon trip. We had booked tree house. House was decorated with flowers on the day we arrived. You get a picturesque view of hills from the windows. You can easily see many of the birds early in the morning. The special arrangements were made for the Valentines Evening and only the couples...

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Thank Adi_Patil
Asheville, North Carolina
Reviewed 31 March 2015

The staff are amazing, the grounds gorgeous and the atmosphere yogic. The food was incredible!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I took a group of american women here for a part of a contemplative trip through South India, it was perfect, a true retreat.

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Thank riversandroads
Goa, Goa, India
Reviewed 30 March 2015

i love to travel and visit new places. but this place is amazing.i have visited this place last week with my wife. stayed in a tree house for one day and then in a wonderful deluxe room.this retreat has its all best food,best ambiance,world class hospitality service.i would love to visit it again soon ..awesome place

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Thank Amey-Kinalekar
India
Reviewed 25 March 2015

1. Large clean rooms, good enough for a family with 2 school going kids. 2. No/poor internet access in rooms. Available in dinning area 3. The 2-hour complimentary trek in cardamom plantation - till the river is very attractive and good. However, the guide - a makeshift guide cum local gardener - had very limited knowledge of local plants/trees. He...

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6Thank Family_vacati0N4
San Diego, California
Reviewed 24 March 2015

This was one of the coolest hotels I've ever stayed at. Unfortunately we didn't arrive until after dark and had to leave very early the next morning. The staff was so welcoming when we first arrived and greeted us with water and a warm towel. We pre-ordered dinner, which is nice so you don't have to worry about it later....

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4Thank sandiegojason
Jabalpur, India
Reviewed 23 March 2015

It is good hotel with good rooms and tree house & it's natural environment in the hotel compound. They a having good service and all people there are so polite. Room are good for long stay spacious but tree house is good for one day experience only, they a little with congested. only negative pt. is this hotel is 7...

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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $110 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaivalyam Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Try to get the upper deck rooms with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles , 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
  • The luxurious rooms.
  • A view from a room.
  • The luxurious room.
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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
“1st floor rooms. once can also check for their tree houses”
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 of 5 bubbles VJ08, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
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