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8 Days Yoga & Ayurveda Retreat in Kerala, India

  • Amrutham Ayurvedic Village Resort, Panangodu, Venganoor P.O, Trivandrum - 695523


Ayurveda Yoga Retreat in Kerala, India

Tucked away in the peace and quiet, but still in easy reach of Kovalam Beach, Amrutham Ayurvedic Resort welcomes those seeking a base for exploring the wonders of Kerala, or rejuvenation programs and Ayurvedic treatments.

Our yoga philosophy

Well basically its simple: close your eyes, breathe, feel your body.... everything is alright as it is.


  • Yoga and Ayurvedic treatment
  • General body & rejuvenation massage
  • Steam, kizhy & medicated steam bath
  • Healthy Ayurvedic cuisine classes
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • 7 days with instruction
  • English, Hindi
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Sitting on top of a beautiful Keralan hillside, Amrutham yoga and Ayurvedic treatment center is comprised of three sites that lie in close walking distance from one another. The elegant guesthouse, recently constructed in 2008, combines Kerala's ancient beauty with modern luxurious bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms. The entire building and landscaping has been carefully designed and crafted in accordance with the principles of Vaastu (Indian equivalent of Feng shui) in order to maximise the wellbeing of all guests. The roof top restaurant area is the ideal spot to enjoy delicious Keralan cuisine from Auntie Usha's kitchen. Sit back and enjoy breathtaking views of the surrounding forest, diverse birdlife and relax in this natural habitat. The generously sized swimming pool is ideal for relaxation during the day and perfect for moonlit swims at night.

Proper care of the body is essential in balancing the three basic principles of the human body Vatha, Pitha, and Kapha. Purifying and immunizing the body, reducing ageing processes, minimizing stress, slimming, beauty care etc. are all made possible by suitable Ayurvedic treatments, yoga, and proper diet

Yoga and meditation taught by experts in the field. You will have 2 hours of yoga in the morning mainly Hatha yoga focusing on physical and mental strength building exercises, and postures which helps in relaxing the body and helps to fight stress of the modern world. The meditation will be for an hour in the evenings near the picturesque Vellayani lake or the meditation rock which is a haven of tranquility. If you are interested you can also join discussions and circle times, where the philosophy of yoga and importance of Vedic living etc are discussed.

Stretches and sun salutation

Breath-based movement exercises

Customized Ayurvedic therapy

Head, neck & spine massage, face pack

Ayurvedic treatment review

Pranayama & meditation

Customized yogic regimen

Keertan / Aarti

Group discussion on Indian philosophy

Trip to Meditation Rock

Trip to Vizhinjam fishing harbor

Voyage through Vellyani lake

We are located in a tranquil coconut grove.


  • Kovalum beach - 3 km
  • Trivandrum Airport, train and bus station - 20 minutes

Countryside walk

Pool time

Swimming / surfing / sunbath on the beach

Proper care of the body is essential in balancing the three basic principles of the human body Vatha, Pitha and Kapha. Purifying and immunizing the body, reducing ageing processes, minimizing stress, slimming, beauty care etc. are all made possible by suitable Ayurvedic treatments, yoga, and proper diet.

Amrutham Ayurvedic resort is unique in every aspect. A complete resort with tradition, culture, history, Ayurveda, yoga, and nature. Take pleasure in the breathtakingly beautiful landscape. Rejuvenate your body and soul with Ayurveda, yoga, and meditation.

  • Yoga session
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
For information about the booking conditions, please send Amrutham Ayurvedic Village Resort an inquiry.
  • Review by Kate from England
    10 out of 10

    "The place is fantastic amazing. Tranquil. A perfect place to learn. Subash was a brilliant Yoga teacher. Firm but kind and super knowledgeable. A complete professional, in all aspects of learning it was very good, the care and attention to make every detail of this course perfect. Also, there is very small classes, which helped me as I have learning difficulties. The rooms tidy and always kept clean. The restaurant at the top of the house surrounded by the treetops was breathtaking. It was a pleasure to eat there. The food was faultless. Being on the yoga teacher training course the food had to be a certain way, it was so tasty, I didn't miss fish or meat or dairy produce. You could also have massages, the best massages that left you feeling refreshed and uplifted. Rajesh the waiter was so helpful kind and caring. He always had a smile on his face. It was a pleasure to help him with his English. All the staff. The cooks and the housekeeping staff and the manager could not be more helpful. It was like home from home. The beach was a 20 minute walk away which is also lovely for your day off which was a Tuesday."

    April 2016, website, edited

  • Review by Roger H. from Salisbury, UK
    8 out of 10

    "A very enjoyable aspect of the Amrutham Ayurvedic Village Resort is its location in a woody but inhabited area. It was wonderful to be able to sit in the large second floor restaurant area at canopy height and view the foliage and bird life around. We preferred to avoid the friendly but ever present stalls and restaurants of Korrallam beach which is is only a 10-minute rickshaw ride away.The staff were exceptionally helpful and went out of their way to accommodate every need in a homey, secure and intimate environment. I enjoyed the lovely swimming pool.The rooms are large and most are non air conditioned - which we preferred. The beds are quite hard but we became used to it . The food was very good and less spicy hot than we had found elsewhere. Daily yoga and meditation classes are led by Subash, who has a wonderfully gentle manner for both beginners and advanced students .It was also great fun to be taken to various temples and sights in his motor rickshaw between classes. They even organized a tabla drum demonstration for me!We went as relative Yoga beginners to develop our abilities. It is possible to undergo Teacher training, and Ayurvedic Relaxation treatments were available on a daily or package basis. I can recommend Amruthram to single travellers and would go again." website, edited

  • Review by Louise B from Tangalle, Sri Lanka
    10 out of 10

    "The retreat looks identical to the photographs on the website, it's very calm, serene, set right in the jungle so all the can hear is wildlife, beautiful setting. The house is fantastic, very clean, the house staff, Rajesh and Mr Manikantan were incredibly accommodating and brought me anything I needed whenever I wanted! Constant supply of delicious teas, fruits, banana chips. Breakfast was delicious and all freshly made, same as dinner. They have a beautiful open air seating area for meals on the top floor of the house. The yoga room is bright and airy and Soobash is a great teacher, a very calm man who makes you feel instantly calmer in his presence.The pool area was beautiful and the massage area was great, had a lovely Indian head massage by the lady in there. I was a bit out of season so it was quiet and rained so didn't get chance to use the pool. It's about a 40 minute walk to Kovalum beach which is a typical beach, clean though and with lots of gift shops.Left feeling incredibly relaxed and restored. Two thumbs up, was sad to leave the place everyone was lovely. Goodbye Amrutham and thanks for having me!"

    Trip Advisor website, edited

  • Review by Tristan and Kayleigh
    10 out of 10

    "An amazing stay here in a vibrant jungle setting on an Ayurveda/yoga package. It is set in a beautiful village location but only 10/15 minutes from the beach. The staff are brilliant and cannot do enough for you!The Ayurvedic treatments were also great the therapists were very kind and provided a relaxing, healing and spiritual experience. The outside woven treatment hut is lovely!The yoga teacher was excellent and guided us through pranayama, meditation and both challenging and relaxing asanas. This was our favourite part of the retreat with a great overall practice from a kind and knowledgeable teacher.We were taken out to see some temples, the beach, the town, a trip to the rocks to meditate and to do some walking meditation.The food was superb 3 meals a day. We chose Indian food, we was given the choice of a more western breakfast, however we declined as the Indian food is some of the best food we have ever had! Beautiful vegetarian food, amazing presentation and flavours!If you are looking for a relaxing stay in a spiritual place then this is perfect! A special thank you to Ragesh for being a wonderful server. We very much enjoyed speaking to him to help him improve his English.The vast array of wildlife is amazing to sit and watch from the restaurant where you are just above the tree top canopy. We embraced our magical week with the desire to be close to nature. I have never felt better on a retreat! Thank you so much to all the staff we hope to see you again someday!"

    Trip Advisor website, edited

  • Review by Janelle from USA
    10 out of 10

    "The yoga was wonderful, the therapies were so incredibly relaxing, and the staff members were so kind and attentive. The hotel is beautiful and it is in an exotic jungle, not too far from the beach." website, edited

  • Review by one traveller from Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
    10 out of 10

    "Wow wow wow!!!!! Wonder full experience ! amazing real heaven!! no words can express!! I wish I could have stayed longer. Everywhere smiling faces and beautiful.... Everything was so fine, morning yoga meditation. Food was amazing. Consultation and treatments were absolutely brilliant."

    Trip Advisor website, edited

  • Review by Alexandra, London
    9 out of 10

    "Wonderful experience! I love my time at Amrutham. I was planning to stay only for a few nights and ended up staying for 1 week. I wish I could have stayed longer but my holidays were coming to an end. I loved it!!! What a wonderful place, beautiful house, incredible surroundings, but the highlight was the people. Dr Nimi, Sree, Ayith, Sudhakar and every single person made my stay extremely special. They looked after me and it felt like I was part of a family. The location is fantastic as is settled in a quiet village surrounded by palm trees, beautiful settings, very peaceful and natural. The Ayurvedic consultation with Dr Nimi was very exhaustive and they helped me a lot with some health issues. I had a follow up every day and just in a week I felt my overall health improved a lot. The treatments are the best I had in all India and there is a very good communication between the all the people involved and even the food is cooked accordingly to your health needs and is absolutely delicious and healthy. The treatment room was clean and adequate and the ladies giving the treatments were very gentle, professional and caring. Meditation and yoga classes were very personalised. Sree and Ayith are amazing teachers and they teach from the heart. Even though I'm at a beginner level, my practice improved so much in only one week and manage to understand more about my breathing which I was finding very difficult to do before. I can keep going on and on about the wonders of Amrutham. I can't wait to come back and I highly recommend it. Having the chance to have visited Amrutham, feels as a very special gift for the body, the mind and the soul! A big, big thank to everyone!"

    Trip Advisor website, edited

  • Review by Emma from London, UK
    9 out of 10

    "We travelled through Kerala for 3 weeks staying at several different hotels all in a similar price range and this was by far the best. The staff was very friendly and helpful, the food was the best we had during our whole trip and the hotel was just perfect. I would definitely like to return and stay for longer. Everything about the hotel is just right - beautiful big, comfortable rooms which are spotlessly clean, delicious food, fantastic value for money, ideal location - close to the beach (10 mins by moto taxi) but tucked away in a lovely little quiet village. I can't recommend highly enough. "

    January 2014. Trip Advisor website, edited

Trivandrum, India

A secluded, rustic holistic wellness haven set in quiet natural surroundings, for Ayurveda treatments, yoga and meditation .

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High season
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  • January 21 - April 30
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