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ABChapri Retreats invite you to join them in this serenely stunning retreat is set in the shade of a coconut grove on the pristine shores of the Arabian Sea, Northern Kerala. Experience yoga, consultation with the resident Ayurvedic doctor, and Ayurvedic massage for complete relaxation for the body and soul. This retreat is a real treat and you truly deserve this wonderful experience!
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Neeleshwar Hermitage is a serene and stylish retreat set in the dappled shade of a sleepy coconut grove on the pristine shores of the Arabian Sea in blissfully unspoiled Northern Kerala. Indulge in the quintessential barefoot luxury experience at Neeleshwar Hermitage, the tranquil hideaway where boutique chic meets Vedic wellness to create complete relaxation for the body and soul.
Surrounded by lush gardens of hibiscus and frangipani, light and airy palm-roofed cottages blended with traditional Keralan architecture with contemporary design. The luxurious indoor-outdoor bathroom is filled with natural products and the in-room i-pod loaded with cool sounds to match this serene resort. Secluded verandahs catch the sea breeze and far-reaching views of the deserted golden coastline.
Spot dolphin diving in the sea whilst reclining by the infinity pool, re-align your chakras at the yoga pavilion lulled by the sounds of the surf, and on long beach, walks be mesmerized by flocks of seabirds swooping over the ocean. You will be accommodated at their beautiful garden view cottages. The cottages are equipped with double or twin beds as required. Each of the cottages has a courtyard bathroom with twin basins and rain shower.
In this retreat, you will do an energizing, Yang Vinyasa Flow yoga practice that has been blissfully infused with the grace of asana, flowing through breath towards a soft, meditative mind. Moving through beautiful sequencing and creative namaskars, you will explore elemental vinyasa: the Earth, the ocean, the sun, the sky, the stars, and the universe within.
These soulful practices create a sense of connection, openness, and vibrancy, leaving you feeling lovingly energized, uplifted and alive. In the afternoons, you will surrender to a more Restorative yoga, Yin yoga practice, allowing your being to rest, renew, and rejuvenate.
You will experience two hours sunset cruise on The Lotus Houseboat through the enchanting local backwaters on your last evening in this retreat.
Heidi has been practicing yoga for many years, but she only began to dedicate her life and passion to a deeper exploration of sadhana, meditation, and philosophy in 2009. Her love of nature and beauty, movement, and music, culture and tradition are expressed through the practice of yoga and these elements inspire her sequencing. She designs each class with a balance of alignment, yoga assists, form, and flow; pranayama, Indian philosophy, and meditation. You will expand with energy through the body, gently returning to an inner space of stillness and serenity.
This retreat will take place at Neeleshwar Hermitage, Kerala, India.
Delicious vegetarian cuisine that offers authentic specialties flavored with spices from Kerala’s Malabar Hills will be served to you in this retreat. Ayurvedic drinks, morning signature tea, water, and fruit are also included in the price.
If you wish to experience local culture and surroundings, excursions can be arranged for you to explore ancient temples, Hindu villages untouched by modern life, and trekking in the Malabar Hills. There is the opportunity to experience a Theyyam performance, an ancient ritual dance. The bicycles at the retreat center are also available for you to explore the local area.
Feel the sand between your toes at the beachside restaurant, as the golden globe of the sun sets into ocean horizon. Choose to while away the afternoon relaxing in a garden hammock or by the infinity pool; walk along the stunning Malabar beach or indulge in a relaxing Ayurvedic massage.
Each afternoon there is a culinary class for you to learn unique cooking skills to take home. If you are feeling more introspective, the Saraswati library has a wide variety of books on Ayurveda, Indian culture, and art.
Founded in 1931 by Papa Ramdas, a great saint, to spread the word of love and service. This is now a well-established international spiritual center, a peaceful place with 100 cows, extensive accommodation for visitors, bookshop, and much more. The ashram supports various charities across India.
The well-maintained 17th-century laterite bastions offer fine views over the Arabian sea. The adjacent temple has colorful stucco images.
The Hermitage has a number of bicycles that you can borrow without extra charge. Cycling is a good way to get a feel of daily life and meet the local people. A route map is available at the Reception desk. You can avail of guide services at 750 INR for a half day trip and 1500 INR for a full day trip.
The temple sits in a lovely setting near the estuary amidst a small fishing village. A simple offering of lights (arati) takes place each evening at the temple.
This three-hour trip is best started at about 3:00 p.m. from The Hermitage. First, you will drive through some lovely unspoiled countryside where farming carries on at an unhurried pace. Then you shall have the chance to visit a small local production unit for Ayurvedic medicines and see the entire process in its various stages.
First, comes the collecting, chopping, and preparing of leaves, herbs, and grasses; then the different distillation processes, finally the bottling process of liquid medicines and the manufacture of powders and tablets.
After this demonstration, you will take a walk through banana and areca nut plantations alongside a lovely stretch of river, and visit a traditional joint-family home where ancient texts about Ayurveda are still kept. You will also have time to visit a farm and take tea in a typical wayside shop. On the way home, you can drop in at a temple for the evening ceremony of offering lights to the image of the deity. You will ride in an air-conditioned car with a tour escort. The trip will cost around 3800 INR.
The district capital is full of interest, especially the area around the beach and lighthouse with its narrow lanes, old mosque, and thatched and tiled dwellings.
This nearby market is a bustling center where you can see local life and visit shops, see markets, and shop for spices.
The mosque is one of the first in Malabar, dates back several hundred years to ibn Malik, a missionary from Arabia, who used marble slabs from Mecca in the original structure. Later wooden additions with fine carving.
This is a traditional hermits reclusive ashram and temple with many underground caves for a spiritual retreat. Founded by Bhagavan Nithyananda, a famous yogi saint who died in 1961.
You could also visit the 19th century Roman Catholic church Our Lady of Sorrows in Kerala.
The Priya Ayurvedic Spa has five spacious treatment rooms ranged around a central courtyard garden. The building has been designed along traditional lines with beautifully proportioned ceilings and elegantly carved pillars.
The whole place is airy and well ventilated, with a wonderful calming atmosphere in which treatments are practiced in an unhurried and quiet way. ABChapri Retreats ensure that all the preparations used are 100% natural, organically produced and sourced in a way that does not impact negatively on the environment.
The Ananthapura Temple is a unique and recently restored ninth century temple. Dedicated to Vishnu, it has old frescoes and is picturesquely set in a sacred a tank in which a vegetarian crocodile allegedly resides.
You can enjoy a trekking trip to Ranipuram. The Ranipuram is a wonderful trek through the forest on the border of Karnataka and Kerala. Wild elephant, bison, monkeys, and deer can often be seen during trekking. They can also organize a guide to accompany you for the trek and provide you with local food. You leave early morning and return mid-afternoon the same day. The trekking is a half day trip and will cost you around 2800 INR per person or for two persons it will cost 4500 INR including guide charge.
The Hermitage beach is part of a 12-kilometer hatchery area which a rare and beautiful species of turtle is battling for survival. This turtle is called the Olive Ridely, named at the olive color of its heart-shaped shell. It is one of the smallest of the sea turtles, with adults reaching two to two and a half feet in length and weighing 80 to 110 pounds, the Olive Ridley is now an endangered species. The Hatchery is two kilometers south of The Hermitage.
This trip is a fascinating three-hour trip that includes a walk through the tranquil surroundings of a typical Hindu village that is hardly touched by modern life.
In an area famous for its political awareness, you can enjoy the time-honored rhythms of agricultural life and witness: the collection of salt-water muscles from the backwaters; the farming of extensive vegetable fields owned by the village co-operative using traditional methods; the extraordinary gymnastic display of harvesting areca nuts (used in paan) from the tall palm trees.
You can visit three ancient temples and there will also be a chance to take a ferry ride on the river and savor some fresh toddy! The trip will cost you around 3500 INR.
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