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Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra Kovalam

Pulinkudi, Mullur PO, Thiruvananthapuram 695521, Kerala, India


One of the most popular luxury spa resorts of India, Niraamaya Retreats- Surya Samudra in Kovalam is the personification of luxury, comfort and wholesome wellness. Located on the serene and beautiful Kovalam beach, this luxury wellness resort boasts of being one of the best Ayurveda resorts in India, offering world-class Ayurveda treatments and therapies. Away from the hustle-bustle and tiredness of daily city life, it offers much- needed seclusion and serenity. Placed in a tranquil ambiance, the resort has a décor and ambiance that offer sheer relaxation, amidst modern conveniences.

This architecture was originally a palace that was refurbished by Klaus Schleusener, a professor at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Later on, it was transformed into Hotel Surya Samudra. In 1995, it became a luxury heritage hotel and in 1996 it won the Tourism Award by the Government of India for ‘The Best Heritage Hotel in Southern Region’.


Niraamaya- Surya Samudra Kovalam has luxury heritage rooms and bungalows that have a typical Keralite heritage feel. The weathered wood brings modern look to the rooms. The cottages at this luxury resort is an ideal amalgam of contemporary comforts and old-world feel. The attached open-air bathrooms have long shower. Lie down by the pool to enjoy the sunlight. Spend your time by sitting in the verandah, savoring the view of the waves and the fragrance of jasmine. Following is segregation of the room types at Niraamaya Kovalam:

Rock Garden Room

Offering a mix of international amenities and facilities with traditional accommodation style, these air-conditioned rooms are placed amidst coconut grooves and have an attached bathroom with open-to-sky showers and complimentary toiletries as well as makeup mirror. Guests can stay connected with their loved ones through complimentary wireless internet. Guests can savor lip-smacking delicacies during the complimentary breakfast service. 32 inch flat screen TV offers entertainment. Mini bar, coffee & tea maker and telephone are the other facilities.

Heritage Classic Room

These air-conditioned rooms with an opening into the resort's verdant garden, have Kerala-style sophisticated décor. The architecture is traditionally Keralite, displaying the 100-yr old history. They feature earthy interiors, serene natural surroundings along with open-to-sky rain showers. Spread in an area between 400 and 550 sq. ft., these spacious rooms can accommodate 3 adults and one child. The attached bathrooms feature premium toiletries and make up mirror. Complimentary wireless internet, 32 inch flat screen TV, complimentary Breakfast, mini bar coffee & tea maker and telephone are the other facilities.

Heritage Premium Room

Covering an area of 500 sq. ft., these huge air-conditioned rooms have features of Keralite architecture such as carved pillars, terracotta roofs, and ornate doors. Make up mirror, rain shower and premium toiletries are special features of open-air bathrooms. Treat your eyes to the lovely views of the sea. 3 adults and a child can easily get accommodated in this room. Complimentary wireless internet helps you in staying connected to your work. A 32 inches flat screen television offers entertainment. Some of the other features include complimentary breakfast, telephone, mini bar, and coffee and tea maker.

The Octagon Room

Spread in an area of 900 sq. ft., this huge air-conditioned traditional stone house with a Keralite décor can accommodate 1 child and 3 adults. Admire the lovely views of the Arabian Sea from the private sun deck. The open-to-sky bath comes with plush toiletries and make up mirror. Giving an old-world, this stone house has been adorned with several facilities and amenities such as complimentary wireless internet 32 inch flat screen TV, complimentary breakfast, telephone, coffee & tea maker and mini bar.

The Banyan Tree Bungalow

Perfect for both honeymooning couple and family vacationers, the air-conditioned Banyan tree bungalow covers an area of 1100 sq. feet, can accommodate 4 people that includes 1 kid and 3 adults. An open-to-sky rain shower, private garden, complimentary breakfast and a private sit out area are some of the special features. The en-suite bathrooms come with a make- up mirror and modern toiletries. A 32 inch flat screen TV is for your entertainment. Telephone, coffee & tea maker, Mini bar and complimentary wireless internet are other facilities.


The dining experience at the Niraamaya Retreats- Surya Samudra is a memorable one where the chefs prepare sumptuous delicacies while you enjoy lovely views of the surroundings.

Café Samsara

An all-day dining restaurant, placed amidst a tile-roofed verandah, it serves lip-smacking world cuisines. Treat your eyes to the lovely views of the Arabian Sea. This place has a great ambiance.


This specialty restaurant, located on a cliff, offers spicy dishes from Far East. Treat your senses with subtle flavors of herbs and strong flavors the spices.

Madira bar

This well-stocked bar offers nice views of the ocean while you enjoy a glass of your favorite cocktail. This is an ideal place to unwind yourself.

Destination Dining

Arrangement for special private dinner can also be arranged. A dedicated chef is also assigned the task to prepare the special food for you and your partner. Wish to have a romantic barbecue at the beach or a private candlelit dinner? All your wishes are fulfilled here.

Health & Recreation

The resort works hard towards offering health and recreation services. You can relax by the outdoor swimming pool and indulge in swimming. The lush garden of the resort is the perfect place to enjoy morning walks and admire the greenery spread all around. Ayurveda here is clubbed and Yoga providing you wholesome health and wellness. The retreat also features a private beach area. Avail best of services at spa and wellness center. Arrangements for a guided sightseeing tour can also be made. Love the food that you ate at the resort? Enroll in the special cooking classes here.

Spa & Wellness

Popular all around the globe, Niraamaya Spa boasts of offering therapies and treatments that have additions from all around the world. The prime focus is on offering eternal Ayurveda therapies and massages. The therapists and doctors are proficient in meditation, Yoga, authentic Western and Thai techniques as well as old Asian therapies such as reflexology. Special therapies and meals are devised as per an individual’s requirement and as per the suggestion of the Spa doctor. A personal consultation can also be fixed. Completely relax all your senses by availing a mix of a nutritious diet, timeless spa therapies and fresh lush environment.


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Car hire
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Currency exchange
  • Ticket service
  • Tour desk
  • Luggage storage
  • Laundry/ Dry cleaning
  • Ironing service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Gift shop
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit box
  • Wedding Planner
  • Air conditioning
  • Fax/photocopying
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