Nalukettu is the traditional houses or heritage homes of Kerala and these types of buildings are typically found in Kerala only. Nalukettu is the traditional style of architecture of Kerala, was the hallmark of the grand mansions of yore in Kerala. In early times, such huge structures were essential to cater the needs of the huge tharavad (upper class homestead), since most of them were accommodated a large number of families under the marumakkathayam ( matrilineal system ). (more…)
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Eadens Hermitage situated at Nilambur on the Calicut – Ooty main road is not just a Kerala Homestay. It is a reflection of the age old culture and tradition of Kerala family – a combination of the heritage of the land blended with the hospitality of a traditional family. It is a traditional Kovilakom symbolising Kerala’s aristocratic tradition with lovely century-old Kerala architecture, traditional Kerala wooden carvings and Kerala wood works, set in a serene village location. It stands stately, yet traditional with its intricate and perfectly carved woodwork resembling a typical Kerala style Tharavadu or Nalukettu. (more…)
P.N. Ayurvedasramam, is situated in the heart of Kodungallur in Thrissur. It is a sister concern of Sree Narayana Dharma Sabha (a charitable trust established in 1962).
P.N. Ayurvedasramam provides traditional Ayurveda treatments for the rejuvenation of mind and body. Ancient traditional systems and values of Ayurveda are maintained without any dilution. Medicines used for treatments are prepared in the Asramam itself as prescribed by Rishies.
P.N.Ayurvedasramam specializes in Panchakarma Treatment are offered only after the detailed consultation with the doctor. Various treatments offered here are Thalapothichil, Tharpanam, Kadee Vasthy, Greeva Vasthy, Avagaham and Upanaham, Nasya Pizhichil, etc. Yoga classes are conducted under the guidance of expert Yoga teachers.
Traditional Kerala food with emphasis on Ayurvedic diet is serve here. Though strictly vegetarian, fish and meat are served occasionally. Accommodation includes Nalukettu and Ettukettu built in the traditional Kerala style, using natural stones, bamboo, coconut leaves palm leaves, earth and sand. There are five air conditioned cottages having all modern amenities.
Tel: + 91 480 2813145, 2809091
The Travancore Heritage stands on 15 acres of lush coconut groves in Chowara, south of Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram. Located on a cliff overlooking the blue ocean and a silvery beach line, this Heritage Property exudes an ambience of age-old traditional architecture and modern comfort. In fact, this resort has been reconstructed from the material salvaged from a 150 year old palace and ancient Kerala houses. Communion with nature is the essence as building is in the Nalukettu style. (more…)
The Green Leaf certified Sree Chitra Ayur Home is set in cool coconut groves by the riverside at Chavakkad, Thrissur. Sree Chitra Ayur Home is run by veteran Ayurveda physicians of Perumbillassery Tharavadu which has a history of over 400 years in Kerala Ayurveda treatment. Sree Chithra Ayur home provides superior quality in-patient and out-patient treatment using traditional Ayurvedic methods. (more…)
Located on the bank of the Kannadipuzha River in the lower ranges of the Nilgiri mountains, Idukki district, Kerala, Dewalokam, an exceptionally beautiful farm stay resort is a pleasing blend of modern comforts and the homely ambience provided by your hosts, the Alilakuzhy family.
Guest accommodation is in three houses with fifteen double bedded rooms. Eight bedrooms on the first floor of the central block provide scenic views of the Nilgiri Mountains beyond the river and the forest. The ground floor has a lounge with a restaurant and a kitchen in addition to the four rooms for Ayurveda treatment.
Three bedrooms/apartments are also available in the near by ‘Nalukettu’ with wooden walls and a atrium or an open space within each room. Each apartment has its own modern bath, shower and toilets.
The resort is self-sufficient in meat, fish, milk, eggs and vegetables. The Ayurveda herbal garden has a lot of rare and precious plants. Cuisine served includes Continental, Chinese, Mughalai, North Indian and South Indian dishes.
The Ayurveda treatment at Dewalokam is under the supervision of the Dhanwanthari Vaidyasala (an ISO 9001-2000 company), Thodupuzha. A team of doctors examine the guest and after discussions, finalize the mode and length of time for the treatment. (more…)
This was earlier the palace of the Sakthan Thampuran, the king of erstwhile Cochin State. The palace grounds cover an area of 6 arces. (more…)
Making your Kerala Tour peaceful, hassle-free and enjoyable-that’s what Vishnu Garden and resort at Vilangan Hills in Thrissur is all about. The resort is built in traditional Kerala style and set in enchantingly landscaped gardens. Offering prompt, disciplined pleasing and endearing services, Vishnu Gardens and Resorts is elegance epitomized. (more…)
Juggu’s Island Resort is located five km away Banasura Sagar Dam, Padinjarathara, Wayanad, Kerala. The resort is tucked away in the wilderness and on a little hillock surrounded by water. One side is covered by forest and the towering Banasurasagar Mountains. The entire area is very picturesque and the scenic beauty is breathtaking. (more…)
Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort boasts an ambience of the richest architecture, Ayurveda and yoga. The resort, which sits atop a hill in Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram is spread over an area of 15 acres of lush greenery. Somatheeram Ayurvedic Hospital and Yoga Centre won the Kerala State Government Tourism Award for Best Ayurvedic Centre for six consecutive years from 1998-2004. (more…)