The Amazing 10 Places To Explore From Aanandakosha Ayurveda Retreat

Nestled in the tranquil beauty of Kovalam, Aanandakosha is not only focusing on holistic healing but also understands the desire for exploration and adventure. Guests can expect a bespoke experience where the staff attentively listen to their interests and curate excursions to nearby destinations accordingly.

Whether it’s a visit to the historic sites, exploring the cultural richness of Kerala, immersing in nature through serene backwater cruises, or experiencing the local cuisine and markets, Aanandakosha Ayurveda Retreat ensures that guests have the opportunity to discover the gems surrounding Kovalam.

Lighthouse Beach Kovalam

Ø Lighthouse Beach: Enjoy the scenic beauty and serene atmosphere at Lighthouse Beach, just a short distance from the retreat. Bask in the sun, take leisurely strolls, or indulge in water sports.

Ø Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium: Explore the fascinating marine life at the Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, offering a glimpse into the diverse underwater world of the region.

Ø Hawah Beach: Another picturesque beach nearby, perfect for unwinding and witnessing mesmerizing sunsets.

Ø Vizhinjam Village: Immerse yourself in the local culture by visiting Vizhinjam Village. Experience the traditional lifestyle, fishing activities, and local markets.

Ø Museum and Temple in Trivandrum: Sri Padmanabhaswami Temple is located in Thiruvananthapuram which is a 15 minutes’ drive from Aanandakosha Ayurveda Retreat. The temple is built in an intricate fusion of the indigenous Kerala style and the Tamil style of architecture, featuring high walls and a 16th Century Gopuram. The 122 Smiling wooden horses await all who visit Kuthiramalika, which means Place of Horses. Formally known as Kuthiramalika Palace Museum or Puthenmalika Palace Museum, it is a pristine two-storied palace near the Padmanabhaswami Temple in Trivandrum.

Trivandrum Temple

Ø Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary: Nature enthusiasts will delight in visiting Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary, home to various species of flora and fauna. Enjoy a boat ride on the Neyyar Dam or trek through the lush greenery.

Ø Kerala Art and Craft Village: Appreciate local art and culture at the Kovalam Art Gallery, showcasing traditional and contemporary artworks.

Ø Samudra Beach: Explore the tranquil shores of Samudra Beach, offering a quieter atmosphere compared to the bustling Lighthouse and Hawah beaches.

Ø NAPIER MUSEUM: Named after Lord Napier, this art and history museum was established in 1855. An exemplary example of gothic architecture-style, Napier Museum boasts greatly of its natural air conditioning system. It houses an exceptional collection of ornaments, bronze idols, chariots and ivory carvings. The museum offers insight into the rich and glorious culture and history of Kerala.

Ø  Karamana River: Enjoy a peaceful boat ride or a relaxing cruise along the scenic Karamana River, surrounded by lush greenery.

Each of these excursions offers a unique experience, allowing Guests at Aanandakosha Ayurveda Retreat to delve into the beauty, culture, and relaxation that Kovalam and its surroundings have to offer. The retreat’s commitment to personalized service extends beyond its wellness programs, aiming to create a holistic experience where guests can relax, rejuvenate with Ayurveda, and also explore the diverse and enchanting surroundings that Kerala has to offer.