A perfect place to stay, while you holiday at Kovalam -
You have a wide range of choice to stay -
the SINGLE BEDROOM home at 85 GBP ( weekly) ,
the 2 BEDROOM home at 190 GBP ( weekly) or
the 3 BEDROOM home at 250 GBP( weekly).
Kitchen, living area, dining table, attached bathrooms, balcony and the thatched rooftop are all parts of your accommodation.
The property is enclosed in a garden with a compound view and there is a beautiful view of the sea. There is also a roof top terrace on which to relax and take in the view. The villa is well furnished, kitchen and bathrooms equipped. It is the perfect place to relax and visit the lovely beaches of Kovalam.
Kerala, Gods own country. According to the National Geographic it is "One of the must visit places in a lifetime". It is a region to the south west of India, with a coastline on the Arabian Sea. It is a hugely popular tourist destination with its beautiful countryside and beaches.
Kerala at a glance:
Location: Southwestern tip of India.
Capital: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Language: Malayalam; English is widely spoken.
Religion: Hinduism, Christianity, Islam
Currency: Indian Rupee
Summer: February - May (24 - 330C)
Monsoon: June - September (22 - 280C)
Winter: October - January (22 - 320C)
Kovalam / Vizhinjam area
The property is located in the Hills behind the famouse Lighthouse beach, Kovalam.
The way down to the beach is hardly of 15 minutes walk.
The beautiful Hawabeach is the main attraction of Kovalam and even entire Kerala.
The beach and the beach side restaurants have been a hub of tourist attracations since decades.
Thiruvananthapuram is the nearest city and is of great historical interest, with forts, palaces and temples.
These are spots of tourist and cultural interests. Besides, the Kovalam beach, there are backwater spots, High ranges, Theme parks around the Trivadrum city.
We can arrange you cab for touring these locations.
The biggest local supermarket, is 2kms away. There are autorikshaws which can take you any where around at really very low rates!
Vizhinjam is a coastal town with a small port and it is well known for its Ayurvedic treatment centres and rock-cut temples. You can watch the fishing boats out at sea or even take a sail to the sea in the "Kattamaram"
How to get there
Well connected by air, train and road.
The Trivandrum International airport is 14 kms away - its just half an hour drive to the property through the Highway road. We offer airport pick up at no extra cost. The cab driver will wait for you with your nameboard on, and take you right to the property ..whatever be the time of your arrival !
The villa is a walkable distance- pathway leads down through steps and leads to the beach ..
We arrange car rentals as well.
Distances (approximate): Trivandrum City: 35 mins, Backwater Rice Boat - Allepey: 3.5 hours, Wildlife sanctuary and Hill Station - Munnar: 6.5 hours, Cape Comarine: 1.5 hours, Varkala Beach and cliffs: 1.5 hours, Kovalam Junction 15 mins walk or 5 mins by rickshaw.
Within easy walking distance are many restaurants, banks, money change, internet cafes, tailors, shops, supermarkets, alcohol and beer shop.
There are many Ayurvedic treatment centres around (renowned historical treatment for back pain, injury and other muscular and bone ailments, yoga, meditation, facials, manicure etc.)There are short-term programmes for rejuvenation, slimming, relaxation, de-stressing, spine and neck care, anti-arthritis and much more.
This is a unique opportunity to use these services whilst enjoying a Kovalam holiday.
It has been proven that the monsoon period June to October is the ideal time of year to undergo such treatments. During the monsoon it rarely rains all day as the rains tend to be short and dramatic but has the advantage of freshening the air, making it an ideal time for a vacation even if it is low season.
Nearest Travel Links
Airport: Trivandrum: 15 km
Railway: Trivandrum: 15 km
Ferry: Vizhinjam: 5 km
Activities near Kovalam
Rural / countryside retreats
Beach or lakeside relaxation
Luxuries: Sea view
General: TV, Wi-fi available
Standard: Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities: Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer
Rooms: Bedrooms (2), Bathrooms (2), Shower rooms (2), Solarium / Roof terrace
Furniture: Double beds (2), Dining seating for 6, Lounge seating for 2, Sleeps maximum of 6
Other: Linen and towels provided.
Outdoors: Balcony / Terrace, Shared garden
Access: Secure parking
Further details indoors:
Each bedroom has a double bed with wardrobes. The rooms are well ventillated with large French windows.
The beds are well kept.
Mirrors, dressing tables are available. Linen, bedsheets, towels provided
The bathroom are spacious with showers, online water heater, mixing units and wash basin.
Kitchen has granite work tops, cabinets, microwave, burner, coffee maker, sandwitchmaker, kettle and fridge.
Internet access (Wi-Fi via USB Modem) provided.
Inverter facility for the living room and bedroom for protection from electric power supply failures.
The living cum dining room has furniture with dining table (can seat upto 6).
Maid service is provided. Cleaning of the interirors and done once every 3 days
Further details outdoors:
The roof top (terrace) is with coconut leaf thatched roof.
Verandah is well enclosed to give more security.
There is also a car parking porch.
30% of the total amount to be paid as advance (non- refundable) at the time of booking. Full amount to be paid at least 6 weeks before date of arrival.
Cancellation refund :
Cancellation prior to 6 weeks - 90% refund.
At 3- 6 weeks - 50% refund.
At less than 3 weeks- No refund
There are 3 bedrooms in the villa.
The rental rates given are for the 2 bedrooms along with the villa. ( Ideal if your group size is 3 - 4 persons.)
If your group size is of 5-6 persons, you can rent the 3rd bedroom along with with villa - extra rent of 30-40 GBP per week. Total rent is 120- 250 GBP per week ( depending on the season).
If your group size is of 1 or 2 persons and if you need only a single bedroom( with its attached kitchen and bathroom). The rent is 50-90 GBP per week ( depending on the season).
Rental prices originally quoted in: British Â£
Nightly rate Minimum
21 Nov 09 30 Nov 09 210Â£ 210 0- 0- 1 Week
3 Dec 09 26 Dec 09 220Â£ 220 0- 0- 1 Week
26 Dec 09 1 Mar 10 185Â£ 185 0- 0- 1 Week
1 Mar 10 1 May 10 150Â£ 150 0- 0- 1 Week
1 May 10 1 Jun 10 125Â£ 125 0- 0- 1 Week
1 Jun 10 1 Oct 10 85Â£ 85 0- 0- 1 Week
1 Oct 10 1 Dec 10 180Â£ 180 0- 0- 1 Week
1 Dec 10 1 Apr 11 220Â£ 220 0- 0- 1 Week