The martial art form of Kalarippayattu has propagated a different kind of massage for the purpose of making the fighters alert, strong and agile while keeping control on the movements of the body.
The Kalari massage, originated in Kerala, with the aim to provide spiritual as well as physical conditioning to the bodies of the individuals. The principles of Ayurveda dealing with the medical care and natural healing acts as the basis for the development of this enthralling massage.
The massage is performed in the various regions of Kerala by making the use of the medicated oils, specially made tonics and a number of pastes which are manufactured by using the herbs which are grown in the region.
The Kalari massage includes a number of physical exercises, breathing, meditation, yoga sessions and pranayama. The skilled masseurs perform the session by keeping into consideration the needs, age and status of health of the individual.
This massage technique is beneficial in curing a number of health problems such as back pains, rheumatic disease, sprains, energy loss, joint pains, dislocations, muscular injuries, spondylitis, paralytic strokes amongst others.
The length of the massage treatment, selection of the oils and pastes and the technique for the massage depends upon the body type, physical and the mental strength of the individual.
Far from the maddening city crowds, far from your frenzied schedules, unfolds the picturesque Wayanad, in Kerala, fondly called God’s own country.
Upavan, as the very name indicates, surrounded by forests on three sides, is located at Lakkidi, the gateway of Wayanad. With lofty mountain peaks, gurgling streams, luxuriant vegetation and a bird’s eye view of the deep valley, Lakkidi offers a perfect welcome to Wayanad.
Upavan Resort Wayanad presents the most luxurious and versatile holidays tailor-made for nature lovers and privileged tourists. Integrating gracious hospitality with top-notch facilities to give you a unique and luxurious ambiance.
Note: Check in time: 12:00 AM Check out time: 11:00 AM
God's Own Country's Resort is one of the best Ayurvedic resorts, offering epitome of peace and tranquility.
Located at Chowara, close to the famed Kovalam beach, this resort offers the best of medicine and ayurveda.
The resort boasts top-notch facilities to make your stay relaxed and rejuvenating.
Overlooking the shimmering waters of the Arabian Sea and nestled among lush green palms, Gods Own country Ayurveda Resorts offers you a chance to unwind and have a holiday of a life-time, while simultaneously rejuvenating your body and mind through effective, efficient Ayurvedic treatments.
Experience the natural beauty with Anaerangal camp as you check into it at 10:00 AM.
The Anaerangal Camp is located on a mountain side overlooking the famed Anaerangal Lake and in close proximity to the Papathy shola ('The Butterfly Forest') known for mass migration of butterflies in October and November.
Gazebo at Anaerangal Camp has an inbuilt fire place. At night you could sit around the fire and enjoy your Dinner in the chilling climate of Munnar.
You have range of activities which include treks, plantation walks into the nearby cardamom estate or walk through the vast tea gardens. The high point will always be the sunset trek to 'Phantom's Head' peak to see the spectacular sunsets over the Sahyadri Mountains!
Conclude your tour after the sunset trek at around 7:00 AM the next day.
Palm Grove Villa in Cochin is conveniently located 4 km from Ernakulam Railway Station and 12 km from Fort Cochin Beach. It provides simple rooms with a private bathroom and a tour desk which organises excursions to tourist sites and local performances.
The villa is about 3 km from Kaloor Bus Terminal and 5.5 km from the city centre. Palm Grove Service Villa provides a shuttle from Kochi Airport, about 17 km away.
Rooms have either a fan or air conditioning, and come equipped with cable TV and a tea/coffee maker. The bathroom has toiletries and hot and cold shower facilities.
The villa features a 24-hour front desk. Guests can also request for room service. Alternatively, there are local eateries about 50 m from Palm Grove.
Ernakulam is a great choice for travellers interested in nature, shopping for clothesand scenery.
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"Sagara rani" is the prestigious vessel of the KSINC offering luxurious trips in the back waters of Kochi. A trip in "Sagararani" will be an memorable experience to a tourists. Start your cruise at 8:00 PM.
KSINC offers a variety of cruises on board this vessel. All trips are with onboard entertainment.With an exquisite
Air-conditioned conference hall, DJ Floor, Restaurant etc. it is certainly an ideal venue for conducting many events like Conferences, Meetings, Product Launches, Board Meetings, Parties and a number of other business and social gatherings.
Get away from the ever crazy madness of metros and relax in absolute tranquility of the spectacular backwater of Kerala, whether for a business or personal get-together.
Indulge in a scrumptious dinner and conclude your tour at around 10:00PM.
Vembanad Lake Villas, an eco friendly Diamond category backwater Home Stay(awarded by Kerala Tourism Dept) located on the banks of Vembanad Lake, north of Kumarakom, Vaikom, Kerala, blessed with lush green flora and sparkling blue backwater is really picture perfect.
With Vembanad Lake Villa’s individual water front cottage, oriented to different faces of nature with ample private area around each cottage you will come to know what privacy means - here, only mother nature is your company.
The splendid surroundings of greenery and back waters will keep you spellbound.
Indulge in the perfect lakeside getaway during your stay here.
Sprawling over 7 acres of lush greenery and seamlessly blending into the environment, Chateau Woods provides luxurious accommodation in a historic venue with all modern amenities and home comforts.
The tropical contemporary boutique bungalow of 6000sq.ft is tucked away on a scenic hill top, surrounded with tea plantations. Bordering the rain forest of Western Ghats on one side and a deep valley on the other, Chateau Woods offers seclusion and tranquility within easy reach and offers everything that makes your moments precious.
The estate comprises of one Presidential suite, one Junior suite, two luxury rooms in the bungalow and an adjacent Cliff Villa.
The presidential family Suites comes with a king size bed and two single beds with separate access, private terrace with coffee table and has scenic views of the valley and the tea plantations. One of the suites has a private Jacuzzi as well.
Chateau Woods has a large living room, a well maintained private garden, a barbeque area with live kitchen and lawns gracing the frontage of the bungalow. The fresh water stream on the valley flows in to the natural pool with an angling dock, next to the organic vegetable garden and pet farm.
Amruthamgamaya is a secluded, rustic holistic wellness haven set in quiet natural surroundings. It is exclusively designed for guests seeking Ayurveda treatments to revitalise and yoga and meditation for spiritual well being.
What they offer their guests is a unique personalized experience enriched with yoga, ayurveda and village life experience.
With eight spacious elegant rooms, 6 Ayurveda treatment rooms, 2 Yoga Studios with all necessary equipment, luxurious gardens, a swimming pool to dip in, delicious vegetarian food made with love, this is a perfect setting for wellness retreats.
Indulge in the Svastii Retreat package which includes room rent, yoga, meditation, ayurvedic treatments and some outdoor sightseeing and activities.
Nestled within lush greeneries, West Wind Homez features tranquil accommodation and offers panoramic views of the backwater with floating country boats. It operates a 24-hour front desk and provides free Wi-Fi in its public areas.
The property is located within 9 km from Fort Cochin City, and conveniently 12 km from Ernakulam Railway Station and Bus Stand. The heritage museum, Tripunithura Hill Palace is approximately 20 km away, while Cochin International Airport can be reached within 42 km away.
Cooled by a fan, comfortable rooms are simply furnished with a wardrobe, desk and a TV with satellite channels. Each room comes with an attached bathroom offering shower facilities.
At West Wind Homez, guests can request for currency exchange, laundry and ironing services. The tour desk can assist with excursions, sightseeing and travel arrangements, while guests who wish to explore the area on their own may rent a car. Free parking is available on site.