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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A super place for birdwatchers, close to the Bird Sanctuary. The lagoon is easily visible from all the rooms and is full of interesting birds. The Resort has an organic farm attached with Pygmy goats, cattle and hens. The website claims that their restaurant serves fresh organic food. We did not experience this at all, and the food was the... More 

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Tweed Heads
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

We stayed in the Kingsfisher room. The location is remote with nothing close by to walk to. The staff were friendly and food was delicious however the showers had a very small hot water supply, there were constant power failures, the rooms were very small, there's no kettle, no fridge, no alcohol, no yoga or meditation despite it being advertised... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We loved our stay, even , we were the only guests, , the rooms need some modernisation, the room rates are justified mainly by the location, but, The kitchen delivered very nice food for the two of us ( we stayed three nights, very nice surroundings (made a walk to the suspension bridge but did not dare to go far... More 

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SubhashCBose, Corp.General Manager at Soma Birds Lagoon, responded to this review

Dear Ghent, Thanks for your stay and feedback. We are very happy to note that your stay was excellent. Also we are happy to note your best compliments on our location, service, food, the natural beauty of the resort surrounding and the rare experience of wild life and birds sanctuary. Somatheeram Ayurveda Group has opened its first resort in 1985... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2015

What a wonderful place to step back, relax and spend hours watching nature. The bird watching excursion was a treat (thanks Elder), the kayaking great fun and beautiful (hundreds of dragonflies), the meals absolutely delicious (thanks Gins) and the waiter so considerate (thanks Justin, who explained about the ingredients). Can truly recommend this unique place and would go back at... More 

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Beziers, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

We had visited this area in January and wanted another short visit before finishing our holiday. Being keen birdwatchers we picked this resort so I could do a bit of birding while my wife relaxed. The first thing you notice on driving in is the well kept organic garden and general tidiness of the resort. It sings of care and... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Just loved the tagline and guess what; its true. Traveled as part of a trekking group and was nice to spot some rare birds. Camped at Soma Birds Lagoon and was indeed a nice experience. rooms were cozy and neat, polite staffs and they were helpful in arranging things we needed. Would recommend this place to every nature lover.

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Kottayam, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

This place was suggested by a friend of mine and I had organised a family gathering at the resort. The staff was helpful in arranging the necessary. We enjoyed the stay. A beautiful place if you want to escape from all city pollution n traffic worries.

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Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2015

I have really enjoyed my stay in this beautiful property...! During my stay I have met 14 bird watchers from Norway they were staying in this property second time. The location was really excellent and this place is really a gift for " Kerala "the gods own country. The service was excellent and very helpful staff. Congratulation to somatheeram Ayurveda... More 

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Kochi, Kerala, India
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2015

The location is absolutely stunning with banglow facing the lagoon with spectacular bird life. True Kerala style cooking, spotless room and a small swimming pool. Traveled on jan 10,11 with colleagues!

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Kochi, Kerala, India
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 January 2015

Grabbed our bags, took car keys and off i went with my friends. Was lucky to get a room at Soma Birds lagoon. Birds lagoon is a really beautiful place, with excellent food, and silent rooms. Staff was helpful in arranging trekking , local visits etc . I will definitely suggest my friends to the resort.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located near the Thattekad Bird sanctuary, Soma Birds Lagoon is an exquisite combination of nature and luxury. A nest that cuddles you in the lap of Mother Nature. Being quite close to the sanctuary, guests at Soma Birds Lagoon have the privilege of watching more than 300 odd species of birds that is found in this vicinity. The Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary commonly known as The Thattekad Bird Sanctuary is also home to mammals like leopard, sloth bear, deer, elephant and porcupine besides a phenomenally diverse bird and butterfly population. Special care has been taken while building Soma Birds Lagoon, to preserve the village ambiance and ecological balance of this haven. So while providing all modern amenities, our cottages do not lose their rustic air. Soma Bird's lagoon is also an ideal place to experience Ayurveda and rejuvenate your body mind and soul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Soma Birds Lagoon

Address: Thattekkadu P.O., Kochi (Cochin) 686691, India
Region: India > Kerala > Kochi (Cochin)
Price Range: $47 - $98 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Soma Birds Lagoon 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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“Bungalow right on the waterside”
 of 5 bubbles MargiT248, 5 May 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are best, we choose the third one. Love the resort.”
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 of 5 bubbles StellaWild123, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
“All cottages are nicely located and each room is named with rare bird's name”
 of 5 bubbles Chithus, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Cottages away from receptions are more beautiful .”
 of 5 bubbles Jamesthomas2211, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“all the cottages are good”
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