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The place is calm, and was not over crowded with guests, also the accommodation charges were decent. It was more of a home or your personal villa stay rather than the hotel or resort like feeling. The staff was friendly specially the manager Mr Shameer, he guided us about the places to visit nearby and also was prompt in service....

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've just visited Ideal for the second time and can really say that it's a home from home. Massages are excellent, the food is good, yoga lessons wonderful, staff (including cleaning ladies, the doctor and driver Jinu) helpful and friendly. All overseen by the manager Shameer, who did his very best to make our stay pleasurable. Rooms are basic. Beautiful...

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1Thank powys2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Ideal Ayurvedic resort for two nights (30th and 31st Dec 2016). My experience here was very bad. Apart from super slow service at restaurant, very basic room, bad location, we also faced huge discrimination between the way foreigners and Indians were treated. Everyone was rude to us and was not interested in serving us. This place is...

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Ireland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ideal Ayurvedic Resort is situated within walking distance from a beautiful, quiet beach. Outdide the Ayurvedic resorts Chowara has little to offer. Nowhere to eat, no coffee houses, no bars or restaurants. The local venders replicate the same offerings solely for tourists. The Ideal Ayurvefic Resort is managed by a friendly and helpful manager. On the whole staff are friendly...

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1Thank Thomas B
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place! So caring. Our days started with a walk on the beach, yoga at 8:30, followed by a healthy breakfast, swim, lunch, and then a 2.5 hour Ayruvedic treatment. The staff led by Shameer was so professional, friendly, capable and caring. Dr. Raj was so knowledgeable and helpful. Entire staff was a joy! Thank you Shameer, Dr....

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I have just finished a 3 week panchakarma at ideal Ayurveda and would recommend this resort to anyone who is interested in doing a panchakarma. The manager, Shameer, is a really great guy who knows how to make sure that your stay is as comfortable as possible. The price included all food/ drinks and around 3 hrs of treatments every...

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Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

It was an amazing place to spent vacation. We all enjoyed a lot. And also excellent service was provided. I think it is a best resort with best rates. So if anyone is interested then he/she can try once.

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2Thank 454harshm
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Loved it, my idea of paradise, tranquil & serene the Ideal is the place to relax & unwind. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff, I actually felt like I was in the home of friends. Rooms are basic but there is everything you need including a functioning wi-fi. Location is great, near the beach & a few local...

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3Thank Williams070
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We arrived after the reviews on booking.com, and knowing one can be suprised. In Ideal there were only pleasant suprises. We felt so safe with the night guards. The cleaning ladies were wonderful and cheerful. Mintenance equally good.The kitchen and chef were amazing, we had a course in the kitchen for some of his tasty dishes. The doctor is nicely...

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4Thank Therese H
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is my favourite place in the whole world as it is home away from home with a ready made family 😊 I have been to Ideal 2 years in a row and the highlight of my stay is doing yoga with the wonderful, kindest, grateful Mr Vishnu. I have yoga everyday with Vishnu and every morning he meets me...

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  • Pool
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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is in a Village called Chowara near kovalam with walking distance to the beach. Hotel provides facility for Ayurvedic Panchakarma treatments. The ideal is perfect place for relaxing holidays of families, couples and singles.The property has two wings namely Ideal Ayurvedic Resort established in 1997 & New Ideal Panchakarma Centre started in 2010. Both are existing adjacently with common facilities like entrance, restaurant and swimming pool etc. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ideal Ayurvedic Resort

Address: Chowara Beach | South of Kovalam, Chowara 695501, India
Region: India > Kerala > Chowara
Price Range: $30 - $54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ideal Ayurvedic Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“Poolside rooms are the nicest”
 of 5 bubbles powys2015, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I liked the rooms around the pool. But, I believe there are cheaper ones in a bigger building next door.”
 of 5 bubbles 989thereseh, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Coconut orchard”
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“Pool-side rooms are better”
 of 5 bubbles ashwin_sriny, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms with pool view are very good”
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