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Vivanta by Taj Bekal

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

It was our Mom's bday on 19th Jan , and her love for backwaters made us choose Vivanta By Taj Bekal . Our parents checked in on 17th and me and my wife checked in on 19th Jan as a surprise for our mum. Little did we know that we would be overwhelmed and elated from the minute we checked...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A quiet location away from the main highway nestled in tranquility next to the see is just the right place for a quiet vacation. The highlights are a wonderful swimming pool that is quiet large and you can stare at the see from the pool itself. Food and service, as usual with Taj, is excellent. Being just 3 hours from...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful serene and hospitable environment at the Vivanta. It was our first stay at the Taj hotels and we loved it. Highly recommend. Thank you to the team for the lovely upgrade to the villa with the plunge pool. The spa was fantastic - and the food was delicious. We love the breakfast at the all day dining restaurant. The...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Cleressa P, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Those 3days spent at taj Bekal were most amazing days of my life. Royalty is defined here. Pros: * Food *ambience *service is tooooooo good. My husband had booked taj Bekal to celebrate my birthday and he had asked management to arrange for candlelight dinner. They had arranged it in a very elegant way and food was very tasty. We...

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GauravMiglani, General Manager at Vivanta by Taj Bekal, responded to this review

Dear Ramya S, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pros - Nice resort, well maintained - Decor is great - Spa expereince was great. A bit pricey - Value for money on the rest - Good service by the staff - Buffet breakfast was great Cons - Some issue with the AC

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Dear ashishn472, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a very good stay at Vivanta Bekal .Its a perfect stay for a short Getaway. I would suggest a maximum of 2 nights .You can just chill by the backwaters or by the beach . Very clean and well maintained. Only thing was, when they say room is backwater facing, its actually not so close to backwaters....you cant...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

One and half hour drive from mangalore, calm and peaceful , surrounded by backwaters and lush greenery. Nice property , ever pleasing staff . Plunge pool was great. The sea always look rough. Perfect place to relax. Special thanks for the cake that was arranged for wife's b'day. No complaints here but the room we stayed needs renovation. Adding few...

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Dear Sanxt, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Warm welcome with a very good room and an excellent view of the lake. We were refreshed and excited to try some sports like peddle boat.Spa is good but nothing is complimentary except the steam and sauna which is a good experience. The bartender of Ivory bar ,Roshan treated us with excellent hospitality and beautiful cocktails. He can make you...

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Dear mascarenhasi, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Taj Bekal , an excellent property of the group, excellent holiday destination for those who wants a complete relax holiday. The entire team at this hotel makes your stay unbelievably comfortable. Large rooms, excellent room service, excellent north Indian , south Indian and continental food , Excellent Spa team makes holiday a special one, and memorable.

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Dear umeshrshah, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 3 days at this lovely gem of a property earlier this week. It was a fabulous experience - the hospitality, service, view, food, activities and spa. Nestled between a mini backwater and a private beach, this resort offers something for everyone. We spent a memorable times on the moonlit backwater rafting experience, dining by the pool, fishing, trying a...

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Dear ShivsinMumbai, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback regarding your recent stay with us. We are very glad to know you were pleased with the hotel overall. We look forward to hosting your stay once again and continuing to meet your expectations. Please feel free to contact me directly and it will be my pleasure to...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Vivanta by Taj Bekal

Address: Kappil Beach, Bekal 671319, India
Region: India > Kerala > Bekal
Price Range: $164 - $494 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Vivanta by Taj Bekal 5*
Number of rooms: 71
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“Ask for a room at a higher level to make the best of the swing in the verandah”
 of 5 bubbles ShivsinMumbai, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Please choose the one with backwaters behind the room.”
 of 5 bubbles 469sharaths, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The premium indulgence villas are the best - worth the charges”
 of 5 bubbles yeda420, 9 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Plunge pool villa”
 of 5 bubbles Arun_Soman, 5 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for a pool villa where the sun comes over the pool.”
  • spacious bathrooms
  • the villa patio
  • swing bed at night
  • pool at our villa
  • the pool villa with open air bathtub and sower.
  • lamps need replacement in the villas.
  • pool at night
  • lovely spacious suites
 of 5 bubbles afshan78, 30 Dec 2016 | Read review
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