India offers diversity, culture and colour, its true, but what about the opportunity to rebalance, rejuvenate and revitalise?! Here’s two of our favourite Yoga and Wellness retreat centres in India…
An award winning retreat featured in Forbes’ “5 Top Wellness Retreats for Ultimate Renewal 2017”; Carnoustie Ayurveda and wellness resort offers luxury accommodation, and facilities to truly rejuvenate and relax.
The retreat offers various beautifully furnished villas, each complete with a private pool and deck. Each villa has been designed to create a stunning fusion of traditional & modern Kerala architecture. Rooms are well appointed, featuring lavish bathrooms as well as a walk-in wardrobe. With high attention to detail to ensure guests are well taken care of during their holiday escape.
The air-conditioned Carnoustie House boat features an open lounge, living room, sundeck, separate dining area as well as a kitchenette and bathroom. Two cruises operate, a Lunch cruise and a Dinner Cruise with High Tea. Cruise the backwaters of Aleppey with its enchanting landscape, featuring the golden stretch of beach and the Arabian Sea, networked by rivers, fresh water lakes, tranquil lagoons and resplendent palm groves.
Carnoustie offers a range of activities including, bike rides through local villages, morning yoga sessions near the beach, visits to sacred temples, houseboat cruises and much more.
Carnoustie highly promotes the Ayurveda lifestyle and offers a wide range of treatments to its guests. The Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort is an award winning luxury Ayurveda Resort, offering guests all-inclusive treatments, encompassing true Ayurveda. Treatments on offer include, healing, rejuvenation, detoxes anti ageing and more.
Somatheeram Village, Kerala
Operating for over 20 years, at Somatheeram, Ayurveda is the foundation of the resort. Founder, Dr. Polly Matthew created an Ayurvedic centre that executed his vision of providing Ayurveda, yoga and meditation in a peaceful and captivating setting while at the same time reflecting India’s culture and beauty.
Deluxe suites, featuring a spacious living area and open air bathroom as well as its own terrace offering unparalleled views of the sea.
Up to 300 years old, the Kerala Houses were once the traditional homes of southern India’s aristocracy. Renovated and restored, distinctive features include antique doors and furniture. There are standard as well as deluxe houses, with the deluxe units being slightly more spacious and some featuring a separate living room.
Built using natural stone in traditional South Indian style; there are three types of cottages available, the deluxe cottages, special cottages and standard cottages. Deluxe cottages have beautiful views of the Arabian Sea as well as a spacious layout with lots of natural light. Special cottages are located close to the ocean featuring a private outdoor area. Lastly, Standard cottages offer a simple yet traditional design and offer Ayurvedic treatments at special rates.
At the SAMANA Ayurveda Hotel, guests can benefit from more than 20 years of experience in the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort. There are both standard and deluxe rooms. Beautifully furnished standard rooms feature en-suite bathrooms. Deluxe rooms feature all features of a standard as well as a balcony.
Since 1997, the Somatheeram Ayurvedic Health Resort has been the named the Best Ayurvedic centre in Kerala. You can be sure that treatments you receive here are of the best quality and provided with the utmost care and dedication.
On offer are a range of treatment packages including the rejuvenation package, the body immunisation package and more.
Yoga and meditation are integral parts of the Ayurveda lifestyle, and whether you’re a beginner or an expert, the extensive experience of the yoga teachers at Somatheeram is sure to help you truly embrace the Ayurveda approach to life.