Niraamaya Retreats Kovalam

Niraamaya Retreat Surya Sumadra, located in Pulinkudi Mullur in the Thiruvananthapuram district is perched on the edge of a cliff amidst secluded beaches. With accommodation in the form of cottages instead of rooms, Niraamaya retreat sets itself apart from other luxury hotels in and outside the country. Nothing could possibly define peace better than a cottage by the sea and that is precisely what Niraamaya offers its guests with added scoops of luxury and facilities!

Cottages at Niraamaya

Scattered in the property are 31 cottages looking over the Arabian Sea. Built in accordance with traditional Keralite architecture, the interiors merge the warmth of wood with the luxury of contemporary architecture.

  • Rock garden rooms are air-conditioned rooms set amidst coconut groves with a sit-out and featuring a flat-screen TV, minibar, coffee and tea maker, and other bathroom toiletries. With complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast, this room is ideal for them on the look-out for a break from hectic schedules.
  • Heritage Classic rooms open into lush green gardens and feature natural surroundings. With an outdoor sit out to please one’s eyes, this cottage can comfortably host small families. Air-conditioned with a flat TV, minibar, coffee and tea maker and other facilities, those taking up the room can also have the luxury of complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast.
  • Heritage Superior Room with partial sea views is built as per Kerala architecture of about 300 years ago. With spacious sit-outs to enjoy the view, they feature terracotta roofs, carved pillars, and ornate trees. Spacious, it can comfortably accommodate 2 adults and 2 kids of below 6 years of age. With facilities like complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast, good air-conditioning and more, they are similar to Heritage Premium Room except for the view it offers. Unlike the Heritage Superior Room, the Premium room offers undisrupted views of the sea.
  • The Banyan Tree Bungalow, steeped in privacy, is a standalone spacious bungalow ideal for them just-married couples and the ones out for a romantic escapade with a private garden and sit-out. It can also accommodate up to four individuals.
  • The Octagon Room based on stone architecture is an architectural symphony. Spacious with a private sun deck, and a panoramic view of the sea, it can accommodate up to 4 people. With open-to sky baths and other facilities, a stay here would truly a remarkable experience.
  • The family pool villa has three bedrooms, a dining room, a living room, a kitchen with a mini bar, a private library, and a plunge pool. Set in a quiet part of the retreat, it can comfortably host a family of 4-6.

Niraamaya was inducted into Relais and Chateaux, an international fellowship bringing together the best of privately owned luxury hotels around the globe in 2014. What better promise of hospitality than global recognition by a French hospitality initiative!

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    What We Love

    • Cruise on backwaters at Poovar estuary during sunset, a mere 20-minute drive from the retreat, or have a tour of the local fish market accompanied by the chef, ride through the Kerala countryside on a bicycle, shop at the colourful bazar street or try a hand at pottery with the professional potter of the retreat!
    • While many luxury hotels boast of infinity pools, the retreat offers a granite-cut infinity pool unlike no other to take a plunge of bliss.
    • The poolside bar, Madira, looks out at the Arabian Sea, for you to dwell in the natural beauty of the place as you sip at your favourite wine.
    • The compound houses two other restaurants facing the sea, Essence and Café Samsara. While Café Samsara is an all-day dining restaurant offering a wide range of cuisine, Essence is a specialty restaurant ideal for evening snacks, grills, and kebabs.
    • At Niraamaya, one can also learn their favourite recipes from the chef himself at Niraamaya culinary school!

    What To Know

    • The Niraamaya Spa offers Ayurveda therapies personalised by experts to suit one’s need to ensure complete rejuvenation of the body and mind. Be it to manage the stress of busy schedules or jet lag or skin treatment or weight loss or to manage illnesses like joint pains, the spa offers solutions to all your requirements. With a wide range of massages, therapies, and ingredients, one comes alive again at Niraamaya.
    • Though primarily a vacation hide-out, there are also venues for corporate events and weddings at Niraamaya. The retreat also houses a gym with superior equipment. On days when almost all rooms are full, the retreat showcases classical theatre, music, dance and other performing arts reflecting the essence of Kerala. Other facilities include guest service desk, currency exchange, laundry, doctor-on-call, bouquet and flower arrangements.


    • Swimming Pool
    • Infinity Pool
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Spa & Wellness Centre
    • Swimming Pool with View

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