Thiruvananthapuram 695527, Kerala, India
A half an hour’s hypnotic drive from the Trivandrum International Airport will take you to one of the most seductive beach resorts in India. Crowned as the largest beachside resort in Kerala, The Leela Kempinski Kovalam is cradled between two sweeping beaches. The panoramic view of the famous Kovalam shoreline adds on a romantic charm in this luxury 5 star hotel perched on a big rock face. With 182 rooms and suites which are scattered over many verdant acres, The Leela Kempinski Kovalam makes its guests feel the joy of vacationing with its sight, sound, aroma and flavors. With impeccable options for dining and entertainment, this Kerala luxury hotel spoils the guests to extend their stay in Kovalam. The luxuriousness of the hotel reaches its zenith with the presence of Divya, a signature spa that has created a niche in the pampering rejuvenation orbit. The location of the resort is no doubt one of the prime factors for guests to arrange their stay here, but above all its tender hospitality and aesthetic décor make it stand tall in the crowd of hotels in Kovalam. The traditional beliefs and way of greeting the guests are well restored by this luxury beach resort which is modern in its outlook and classic in its presentation. Exploring the best of Kerala in a stay in The Leela Kempinski Kovalam is once in a lifetime experience that every traveler wants to rejuvenate throughout the life.
The most alluring feature of each room in the luxury beach resort The Leela Kempinski Kovalam is that they offer a complementary view of the ever-changing Arabian Ocean and of its restless waves playing with the sun and the moon. The charm of this hippy idyll mounts high when the sun hides itself behind the starry sky. All these luxuriously appointed rooms come with complimentary services which are no less than precious surprises for the guests. The personal butler service make the guests feel special and offer them a home away home environ.
Overlooking the garden and the azure deep ocean, the Garden View Pavilion Rooms in The Leela Kempinski Kovalam are the secluded heavens for the privacy seekers. The fine medley of traditional Kerala artworks along with a modern art deco style certainly makes these lavishly appointed rooms the choice of the world voyagers.
Wake up in the morning and open the huge window panes of your room; you will surely hold your breath as the sun, wavy ocean, lush green garden and fleet of palm groves will be there to wish you good morning. Beach View Superior Rooms present the splendor, simplicity and elegance of The Leela Kovalam in each of its detailing whether it is the spaciousness, the room décor or even the services offered.
Out of the reach of words, the Club Rooms is the signature of luxury living in Kerala. Exclusively designed and decorated for people who live life king size, these rooms come with private balcony that offer you the views of the blue ocean water. It is your wish whether you want to relax and unwind inside the rooms or want to gaze for hours at the enchanting outside views from your balcony. Furnished with light colors and elegant decorative style, these are the fantasy of every traveler.
To whom size does matter, the Club Room is an ideal choice for them. The luxury of absolute space is well presented by these rooms which are double the size of the Club Rooms. The use of designer items for the detailing of these rooms sets these apart from others. With host of complimentary services, the Club Rooms make each stay a memorable one for the guests.
The best of two worlds, space and privacy, are well explored by this duplex accommodation in The Leela Kempinski Kovalam. The entire world seems to be beneath your feet as every luxury facility comes in a complimentary manner with these Duplex Suites. Plush interiors which are all set to pamper you, Duplex Suites are ideal for spending some tender moments with your loved one out of the reach of others.
When everything is so splendid in The Leela Kovalam, how could dining and wining not be fabulous? There are multiple wining and dining places in the hotel each of which has a unique specialty of its own. The welcoming ambience of these restaurants and bar add on flavor to your foods. Staying in Kovalam itself is a merriment feeling and when you get a sumptuous variety of food variety along with that, the joy of travelling gets doubled.
A feast for the eyes and for the stomach, The Terrace at The Leela Kovalam serves multi-specialty cuisines delicately chosen by the experienced chefs of the hotel. Indoor, outdoor and poolside sitting arrangement is there; so you can choose your own world from any three of them.
As the name suggests, this open air bar is on the cliff-top of the hotel. The mild lapping of the ocean breeze and the mild lighting of the candles create a celestial ambience in this bar. It is open, wide and decorated with a classy touch. Tasting a fine glass of wine in such a place can elevate the mood of anyone.
This highly sophisticated bar with compelling views of the outside evoke the memories of the yore. If you want to do a good experiment with your wine, you can ask the bar tender to make a special cocktail for you.
This all day restaurant is the most preferred place of the residents of the Club in The Leela Kovalam. Its simple décor give it a more classy and chic look. Here you can taste Indian, Continental and Oriental food varieties along with sampling some authentic Kerala cuisines.
Specially made for the members of The Club, this Living Room is a lively lounge which is a heaven for those who have a fancy for cigars. Apart from the cigars, you can also taste variety of snacks in this elegant room.
Everyone needs a peaceful stay while in a vacation. To provide a tranquil ambience to The Club member of The Leela Kovalam, this Library has been set up. You can enjoy smoking a high quality cigar in this library. Some of the choicest international variety snacks and beverages are also available in this library.
Enjoy a delicious mouthwatering dinner or lunch in this beachside restaurant while gazing at the restless waves of the sea. Pan-Asian cuisines and sea food varieties are the signature items of this food corner.
Offering the guests the scope to stay in touch with their everyday health regime, the well appointed gymnasium of the hotel is the ideal place to kick start the day with a workout session. The expert trainers in this fitness center are there to help the guests during their workouts; the guests can also seek for their consultation. The most modern equipments are placed in this gymnasium so that best can be gained by the guests. Moreover, the hotel also has yoga enter where a professional yoga guru teach the guests different yoga postures that help them to balance body metabolism and encourage them towards a healthy living. Soaking the tranquil sounds of the sea waves, the yoga center is a secluded part of the hotel. As Kovalam is one of the most attractive destinations in Kerala, thus the hotel provides sightseeing tours to the guests. There are ample places to explore in this hippy idyll and thus a tour to Kovalam accompanied by the well experienced hotel guide is an unforgettable experience. If you wish you can also explore the nearby villages and local markets where the best of Kerala can be seen. The Leela Kempinski Kovalam also has a gift shop from where the guests can collect some of the exclusive souvenir items to be back pack with them.
Besides the largest beach resort in Kerala, The Leela Kempinski Kovalam is also one of the best spa hotels in the state. Blending the ancient Indian healing science of Ayurveda to that of the modern therapeutic techniques, Divya Spa has eight treatment rooms where best of the best treatments are offered to the guests. The host of body and spirit healing techniques are directed towards making you feel the very spirit of the universe. Varied number of therapies is targeted towards different body parts like face, hands, feet and other ones. Along with massages and therapies, various healing programs are also being run by the hotel.
In this ancient Indian healing technique, secrets of nature are used so as to offer the best to the guests who are seeking for a complete rejuvenation of the body and the mind. Taking away the mental and physical fatigue, these therapies help improve blood circulation and provide energy and nourishment to the entire body. Abhyangasnana, Abhyangasnana Synchronized Massage, Head, Neck Shoulder & Back Massage, Chavutti Thirummu, Kalari Massage and Udvarthanam are the various types of Ayurvedic treatments that Divya Spa offers to the guests.
Therapies under this category are directed towards improving the strength of the body muscles and to relieve body pain, numbness and shivering. These treatments also help the body to fight with hypertension, asthma, hair fall and immunity problem. Pathra Podala Swedam, Shirodhara, Shirodhara with Abhyangasnana, Thakra Dhara, Pizhichil, Ksheera Dhara, Njavarakkizhi etc are the various kinds of therapies that come under this category.
To relieve eye strain and strengthen the optic nerves, two specialized eye therapies are offered by Divya Spa in The Leela Kempinski Kovalam. In these healing techniques, medicated herbal substances are used after properly evaluating the eyes of the guests. Netra Sekam and Netra Tharpanam are the two distinct eye care aids that help to improve vision and protect the eyes from various other disorders.
If you have a plan to enjoy the scenic beauty of Kovalam for a week or so, you might not want to miss the different rejuvenation programs run by The Leela Kempinski Kovalam. These are 1, 2 or 3 day programs that make the distant travelers shed off their journey fatigue and go back home with a complete fresh feeling and look. The Ayurveda De-stress Program, The Ayurveda De-stress and Detox Program, and The Ultimate Ayurveda Relaxation are the three body healing session offers by Divya Spa.