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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time we are staying at the smaller Thanal which is a bit further down the cliff. The room is large and spotless, spartan but super tasteful in design. Good bathroom too. The real draw: a brilliant panoramic window and balcony with uninterrupted views all round of the Arabian Sea. Just amazing and a real treat. Great...

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Serene atmosphere amidst the bustling cliff area. Clean, comfortable rooms. Special mention of the manager who was most cordial and helpful. Also of the other staff who keep the premises spic and span. A wonderful vacation. Thank you Thanal. Will be back for sure.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The group has 2 properties. One is hardly 1min away from helipad (Thanal) and the other 5min walk from helipad(North Thanal).both on the cliff..both are really good properties. Thanal is relatively new. But North Thanal has a better view of the sea. Interiors of Thanal is better, but north Thanal isn't any bad. Both the properties do not have restaurant,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I had taken a recommendation from a fried to visit Thanal Ayurvedic Resort during my business trip to India early this month (October 2016), and I was greatly satisfied. A fanatic location, great service, clean clinic and great staff. I and my family personally thank Dr Sharun BAMS for the treatment he had provided. I will visit again!

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Canton of Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 September 2016

In enjoyed the Ayurvedic treatments and consultation by Dr. Sharun. Highly recommended are courses done by him for therapists and people who want to learn about Ayurveda basics. He offers individual courses during several day, for single or a group. Try it out! The hotel itself is very nice and calm although it is very central in Varkala and only...

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The resort is aptly located on the cliff with all the rooms facing the sea. 10 min by auto or taxi from railway station. Rooms are very spacious and tidy. Beds are comfortable. Only disadvantage is the resort doesn't have a restaurant but there are a lot of good options very close by. So that generally isn't a problem. There...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Reviewed during off-season - Being very particular with the presentation and feel of the hotels I like to stay at, it was hard to find a place that could offer something "extra", something either charming or more towards the 'designer style' of accommodation, not talking about something clean or value for money. I local friend of mine suggested this place...

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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Big, clean, modern and the balcony opens to view of the ocean. A very good place to stay especially for those who love sea. This place is on a cliff the sea is just down the same cliff. My only issue with this hotel was they don't have food service in-house. They just provide electric kettle, fridge and basis stuff...

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Kottayam, Kerala, India
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Varkala beach is like my annual pilgrimage and we usually stay at thanal because it's close to the beach, on the cliff, clean and clean,aircon,fridge etc. Excellent value for money if you need clean rooms. Thanal's interior is so beautifully done. It does not have a restaurant but it doesn't matter since you are on the cliff you have a...

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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

A very good place to hang around especially for sea food lovers. You can enjoy the sea view from the cliff. Little distance beyond varkala beach is Kappil a place where leave n sea meet together a must visit place. Resort does not have their own restaurant however u can get the best seafoods at clafouti little distance from Thanal....

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  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Sea Front rooms. Big, very clean rooms with a beautiful view on the sea. AC rooms. Hot shower 24 hours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Thanal Beach Resort

Address: Papanasam Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $66 - $125 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
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“Great service”
 of 5 bubbles jkshining, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Look for the rooms facing the beach and preferrably 1st floor to get the perfect view”
 of 5 bubbles ghoomakkad, 10 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Higher level for the best view there is also another Thanal (same owner) just down the road also with rooms facing the sea”
 of 5 bubbles mariec234, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Top rooms have the best views of the sea”
 of 5 bubbles nezstar, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the second floor( of the Thanal near to helipad) have excellent views to the Arabian Sea.”
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 of 5 bubbles Ashaharish, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
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