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Kaivalyam Retreat

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 97*
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2015

This retreat is a little out of Munnar, but you will barely notice because the service and hospitality is so slick. I arrived very late on my check in date after a bumpy bus ride, and was immediately given a very warm welcome with chai and dinner. The food here was excellent, all cooked fresh each day using produce from...

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Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

A special place that pumps in positive energy into you, nested right at nature's belly with very comfortable very clean accommodation, surrounded by the aromic scent of spices, an airy yoga hall in the woods where you can 'let go' of everything with the flow of peace meditative energy, and finally smiling faces all around that pamper you with food...

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1Thank NithHodomania
Karlsruhe, Germany
Reviewed 13 April 2015

This is a fantastic place to unwind and experience the beauty of the Munnar hills. The rooms are beautiful, tasteful and clean and with balconies overlooking the gardens. There are also two treehouses which look great - perfect for honeymooners. The place offers a range of activities. We went on the two-hour guided spice walk to the river which was...

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Thank hahehi
London
Reviewed 8 April 2015

Lovely rooms with serene and verdant views but generally we found the atmosphere just too subdued, and yes I know its listed as a retreat, but this doesn't have to mean joyless, there can be a quiet, relaxed joy, but something just seemed to be lacking......... Also from reading previous reviews we were really looking forward to the food but...

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2Thank Greenmonkeys
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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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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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
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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: $86 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kaivalyam Retreat 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Call the resort and personally describe your expectations. The owners of the place might have suggestions to help you.”
chemzard, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“see my review. we loved the deluxe suite. having seen the tree house, I'd stay with the suite.”
  • lower level seating area of deluxe tree house
  • this is one of the one level tree houses. not very big
  • this was one of the deluxe tree houses. note two levels.
  • view from deluxe tree house
  • lower level of deluxe tree house
BillV361, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“Tree top room”
E1831VMmohammeds, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Treat yourself to a tree house and make time for all the complimentary activities.”
macsat130, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the rooms are the same except the ones on the 1st floor have balcony and the ones on the ground floor have a mini garden.”
, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
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