Kaivalayam Ayurveda Retreat

5(60 reviews)
Ayurveda Retreat
360 views , Kerala
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Working Hours

  • Monday 08:00 - 21:00
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 21:00
  • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00
  • Friday 08:00 - 21:00
  • Saturday 08:00 - 21:00
  • Sunday 08:00 - 21:00

About Kaivalayam Ayurveda Retreat


acts as a hideout with seclude environment for visitors to shape their body, mind and soul with right balance of pancha-tatva. The natural forested cover with spice plantation surrounding provides calm, quiet and refreshing place to re-charge the lost energies.

The design theme is drawn to provide a rustic, environment friendly traditional evolving dynamic external building appearance and structure by way of use of local materials specially stone. The internal structure plays a dual role of supporting the external rustic appearance as well as state-of-art facilities. It creates a fusion where rustic external diffuses with the internal appearance in a smooth transition creating state-of-art and hi-tech facilities environment to enjoy and pamper with.

Building Units consists of two structures. The main block with a spacious hall provides wide view of the surrounding natural vegetation. It houses the common facilities like reception, lounge, dining and kitchen. The second building unit comprises of well planned and spacious eight luxurious cottages. The external stone walls provide rustic and elegant look where as internal space provides modern look. The ample use of windows and louvers help to bring in natural light as well as freshness in each cottage.

Wooden and coir carpet flooring, teak wood furniture, latex mattresses, hand made lamps, marc bath fittings and cera bath wares are some of the in-room items which provides comfortable and luxurious stay for the visitors.

Farmyard is the main attraction of the retreat theme of organic living and dining. The site consists of 11 acres of vegetation area with landscape surrounding the building units, campfire place, view points area, rose garden, vegetable and fruit garden, nursery and spice plantations (cardamom, pepper, coffee, etc).

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Treatment (15)

1. Abhyanagam
2. Pada Abhyangam
3. Shiro Abhyanga
4. Swedhana
5. Kizhi
6. Podikizhi
7. Aavikizhi
8. Dhanyamlakizhi
9. Elakizhi
10. Narangakizhi
11. Nasyam
12. Dhoomapanam
13. Sirodhara
14. Udwarthanam
15. Utsadanam

List of services, treatments, health care programmes offered

Things to do near by

Places to See Mattupetty_dam_munnar Mattupetty Dam: Mattupetty is situated at a height of 1700m above sea level, 14 km from Munnar. Mattupetty Lake and Dam is a beautiful picnic spot with the panoramic view of the tea plantations and the lake. Boating facilities especially speed boat ride through the dam is available. Mattupetty is also well known for its highly specialized dairy farm - Indo-Swiss Live Stock project. The Shola forests in and around Mattupetty are ideal for trekking and are habitat to a variety of birds. Rivulets and cascades crisscross the terrain here, which again adds more attraction to the place. Eravikulam National Park Eravikulam_park_munnar Situated 13 Km away from Munnar, a sanctuary for the endangered mountain goat of South, the Nilgiri Tahr ( Hemitragus hylocrious), the Eravikulam National Park stands out for the stark beauty of its rolling grasslands and shola, spread over 97 sq km in the Rajamalai hills. Nyayamakad_munnar Nyayamakad Located between Munnar and Rajamalai, Nyayamakad is a land of breathtaking waterfalls. The waters cascade down a hill from a height of about 1600 meters. The enchanting surroundings make an excellent picnic spot and trekking point. Kundala kundala_dam_munnar Kundala is a picturesque town on the way to Top Station at a distance of 23 km from Munnar. The Golf Course which belongs to Tata Tea Ltd. is located here. The Kundala artificial arch dam is another attraction. Aruvikkad Waterfall is also near Kundala. Tata Tea Museum Located 2 Km from Munnar Center on the Nallathany Road. Collection of old bits and pieces from the colonial era can be seen here. Demonstration of tea production. Information on machineries, tea processing and tea tasting. CSI_Church_munnar CSI Church A church built with stone in 1910. It has fine stained glass and brass plaques. Above all, a calm place to pray and meditate. Devikulam Devikulam_munnar Located 7 Km away, tourists are attracted to this lake town which has hills after hills covered with tea plantations. Top_station_munnar Top Station 30 Km away from Munnar. From here you can get a spectacular view of the plains of Tamilnadu. Kundala Dam is on the Munnar-Top Station road. Good trekking route to another famous hill station - Kodaikanal. Marayoor Marayoor_munnar_kerala 30 Km away, where Sandalwood forest, Muniyaras (ancient caves) and water falls (Thoovanam) are located. The only place in Kerala where one gets to see natural sandal forest. The sandal wood factory of the Forest Department, the caves (Muniyaras) with murals and relics from the new stone Age and the children’s park are the major attractions. Sugarcane is largely cultivated here and handmade sharkara (Treacle/jaggery) is another Marayoor exclusive. chinnar_wildlife Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary 60 Km away from Munnar on Udumalpet road (SH17). Elephants, deer, samba etc can be seen from the watch tower. The tall tower is about 200 meters distance from the check-post. Tree house stay can be enjoyed for night watching. Blossom International Park Near Munnar town it has an adventure track, 1000-feet long fountain, roller skates, underground mediation center and a beautiful garden. Anamudi Anamudi_kerala The highest peak of South is close to Munnar and is a great place for adventurous trekking. Lock_heart_gap_munnar Lock Heart Gap 13 km from Munnar, it provides a panoramic view of Bison valley and other sleepy little villages thousands of feet below, wrapped in mist most of the time, on one side and steep rocky slopes with abundant wild flowers on the other side make this stretch of Kochi-Madurai National Highway an unforgettable experience. Attukadu Attukadu_watterfalls_munnar (9 km from Munnar)-A panorama of waterfalls and rolling hills, Attukal, located between Munnar and Pallivasal, is a feast for the eyes. The place is also ideal for long treks.

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Kaivalayam Ayurveda Retreat Reviews

5(60 reviews)


Chennai, India

I took me almost an year to put together in words about this absolutely marvelous place.. Everything is Precision perfect about this retreat and whole heartedly managed by Mr. Harish and his team. Personal recommendation for everyone planning for a holiday in Munnar with Family and for sure the Kaivalyam will remain in your memory for long. * If you have a knee problem avoid Tree house. * Plan to spend atleast 3 days. * Lot of board games available ensure that you spend quality time with your Kids.


Kerala, India

This place was beautiful, peaceful and magical. There was plenty to keep us busy from yoga, meditation, walks, tea tasting and more yoga. The host and all the helpers are so kind friendly and do everything to ensure you have the best stay. The food was delicious. The yoga classes are varied and fantastic. We really enjoyed the Ayurvedic treatments. We will definitely be staying again! Anjnee and Usha


Mumbai, India

this review is on behalf of our family friend whom we had recommended after our wonderful experience when we visited in june 2019 they visited as a family and a wonderful stay and they were all praises for the wonderful services provided by this small but superb family run resort with personalized attention to detail cottages are on the side of the tea estate with trees all around. So for a change we were woken by the tweets of birds instead of our mobile alarm. rooms were very spacious and well appointed and bathrooms modern and super clean food was absolutely homely and very reasonably priced the complementary spice plantation tour was very informative and the guide explained everything in detail. Mr Harish managed the booking efficiently with clear communications. a very memorable stay and would definitely look forward to staying again Ms Anuradha Bhatt


London, England

Absolutely loved this resort, from the kind, gentle couple that own it, to the amazingly clean and comfortable room, to the beautiful grounds. Everything. Loved sitting on the veranda watching giant squirrels leaping around in the trees. And especially loved the deliciously healthy food we had there. Could not fault it in any way. It’s a place that is good for the soul.


Kerala, India

I stayed here on a wellness package and received 90 minutes of Ayurvedic treatments every day after consulting with the Ayurvedic doctor . I would highly recommend this package . The treatments are high quality and the Spa facilities are excellent . Add to this the great service , hospitable staff and the marvellous food cooked to order and you have a winner . In addition id recommend the spice plantation walk , tea tasting , yoga and the cookery demonstration . All included . My time flew by . I wish id stayed for longer . Highly recommended.

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