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Fragrant Nature is one of the Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH) and is strategically located near Kollam, which is an ideal base for discovering the essential elements of beaches, backwaters and culture. The resort offers 29 luxury lakeside accommodation, multi cuisine dining, pool, yoga, Ayurveda spa, boating and various other leisure activities. Experience beyond locations, warmth beyond comforts and nature beyond style!
Fragrant Nature Resort is designed to stay in harmony with its natural surroundings and is developed as a sustainable responsible tourism venture. The resort is nature-based, respecting the ecology of its site. They care for the environment and are socially and economically responsible. The resort tries to adopt the reduce-reuse-recycle principle wherever they can. To improve the social conditions of the local community, they employ locals wherever possible, make use of local produce, local manufacturers and enlist local help for various services.
Fragrant Nature Resort delights its guests with excellent luxurious accommodation, which ensures that all our guests are comfortable and at home. All the accommodation have a balcony or terrace that offers spectacular view of the lake and its surroundings. Nature is never far from your door step. For this retreat the resort offers three different types of accommodation:
Discover yourself anew in the serene luxury of our private villas, which have been designed for couples with privacy in mind. Built on a terrace overlooking the beautiful lake, the exclusive private villas are of Keralean styling and have a private garden with an elevated balcony facing the lake. Their staff will be glad to lay a table for you in the villa, complete with candles and flowers, on request. These villas are also suitable for small families.
The Premium lake view rooms are set in a magnificent staggered elevation with breathtaking view of the lake. With a private deck, sun decks, beautifully landscaped surroundings stay connected to the fragrant world of nature.
The lake view rooms have a traditional Keralean appearance that blends with the landscape. The interiors are modern and luxurious and provide a cozy and comfortable stay - close to nature. They have the following features:
Vedic way of wellness can be explored at Fragrant Nature Resorts Ayurveda spas in its purity. From its own certified farms comes pesticide free, nutrient balanced food produces that at the kitchens turn to great flavors. This is Fragrant Nature, striving to serve novel experiences.
Ayurveda is an elaborate healing system of India, a science of life based on the laws of nature. It is derived from the Sanskrit words Ayur (life) and Veda (knowledge) and it traces its origins to about 50 centuries. Prana spa at Fragrant Nature Resort offers carefully designed Ayurveda experiences to treat, heal, restore and rejuvenate your health. You have varied choices to select from the list of Ayurveda experiences to tone the body and relax the mind.
The program administered by qualified therapists unfolds a holistic way of life where in your wellness is perpetually restored. Pure, authentic preparations with their 'own-farm-grown' pesticide free food products are used to ensure maximum benefit for all treatments. Aroma fresh, their CSR initiate towards a healthy community vouches their commitment to develop and distribute safe, pure and nutrient balanced food across India.
Each program has a choice of authentic Ayurvedic treatments coupled with ancient Vedic wellness practices comprising of traditional oil massages, organic meals, yoga and meditation. These choices offer to rejuvenate the mind and body and derive the benefits of India's time-honored science of healing.
As Ayurvedic system of treatment is strictly personalized, the exact treatment and medicines would be fixed after detailed consultation with the doctor. The treatments, which are given along with the packages, may vary according to the body constitution and condition. Prakrithi Analysis report would be presented at the end of the treatment. The package includes Ayurveda meals as prescribed by the in-house doctor and herbal internal medicines.
Daily treatment sessions (duration approximately 75 to 90 minutes) and yoga session of 60 minutes as per the program. Uniquely prepared herbal oils suited for your body constitution will be used for massage. Personalized treatment plan will be advised by the doctor on assessing the individual's condition and requirement.
Depending on the weather conditions, you will be able to enjoy a boat trip on the lake.
Kerala - famously known, as Gods Own Country is truly a destination handpicked by God! The amazing topography of the land, the enchanting natural landscapes, the breathtakingly beautiful mountains, lakes and rivers, the great beaches, the rich and varied culture and art forms and so much more - all of which are here for you to experience.
Kollam district in Kerala is a picturesque city and is considered as the gateway to the backwaters of Kerala. Kollam also takes the credit for being the hub of the country's cashew trading and processing industry. Kollam was also a renowned trading point for spices. The district is a leading center for fishing in Kerala and there, lies the largest fresh water lake in Kerala-Sasthamcotta fragrant nature resort, which is located in Kollam will be an ideal base for days out to discover the essential elements of Kerala beaches, backwaters, hills, wildlife and culture.
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According to Ayurveda, food and lifestyle routines are considered to be the most important medicine for any illness. Authentic Ayurveda shares a unique synergy with the self-healing concept of pure food supplements. Fragrant Nature Resort rejuvenating diets rightly balance of doshas.
"Aroma Fresh" is the resorts group horticulture wing, which has a retail network of food stores across South India. The resort has their own farms, which follows strict quality measures to ensure 100% pesticide free and nutrient balanced farm produces. Vegetable and fruits used at Fragrant Nature are sourced from Aroma Fresh. Mesmerize your taste buds with the flavors of Kerala or of the continent, at the resorts restaurants.
This is an air-conditioned restaurant where you can enjoy a delicious and satisfying meal with the beautiful lake as the backdrop.
A roof top restaurant with its exceptional ambience and view will make times stand still as you enjoy a memorable dinner.
The lakeside coffee shop is the place where nature will capture your soul. Watch the birds winging the evening sky towards home. Listen to the oars beat the rhythm where the lake meets the river. And as you sip your coffee, capture the sunset and make a memory.
Your stay at Fragrant Nature is in a village backwater setting amongst authentic Keralean culture and the resort provides a tranquil haven to retreat to each day. While in the resort, you can relax undisturbed in your own private garden or rest under the shade of coconut trees with gentle breeze from the lake. You can take the cruise boat or a punt boat trip from the jetty at the end of the day and meditate peacefully as you watch the sun go down over the lake. You can also choose from the range of activities or day trips and make your holiday an adventure to remember.
Kerala offers a colorful palette of activities, festivals and day outs for all seasons. Fragrant Nature will help you put together a program to your tastes and interest so that you make the most of your stay with us.
For activities, Fragrant Nature arranges cultural shows and visits in the local area to see Kathakali, Mohiniyattam, Bharathanatyam, Kalaripayattu and classical music. They can also arrange visits to see local small-scale industries such as, coconut processing and coir production, cashew processing and local hand weaving. You can learn how to cook Keralean food from their local housewife, (guide / interpreter provided) or go fishing on the lake with a local fisherman. Bicycles are available for hire if you want to explore the local area at close quarters.
If you want to see elephants, the resort is near Parippally and Bhoothakulam where there are many temple elephants and during the festival season there are opportunities to see full dress processions. It is also easy to arrange elephant rides and feeding elephants locally throughout the year.
Fragrant Nature provides the following activities for an additional cost:
"Prana", the spa at Fragrant Nature is most popular for its Ayurveda packages in Kerala with clients across Germany, Austria, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine and many neighboring European countries. The wellness spa offers excellent service highly experienced professionals and wide range of rejuvenating and relaxing therapies in harmony with nature. Treat yourself to an experience that will leave you rejuvenated and revitalized.
Please book your flight to arrive at Trivandrum International Airport (TRV).
Please book your ticket to arrive at Kollam Railway Station.