The spa at Surya Samudra
Wonderful views over the pool to the beach and the Arabian Sea
Relax by the pool
Surya Samudra lobby and lounge
Heritage Superior Room
Banyan Tree Bungalow
Swimming pool at night
Surya Samudra, Kerala
Luxury Ayurveda wellness hideaway overlooking the beach on India's south west coast
Cottages from around £125 per night in peak season on bed and breakfast basis. Wellness programmes, flights and transfers
are available at an additional cost.
For understated luxury and the chance to really get away from it all and focus on refreshing your mind and rejuvenating your body, this beautiful Relais & Chateaux property is an excellent choice. The pace of life here is incredibly laid back and there’s a focus on wellbeing, with daily yoga, wonderful spa treatments and a selection of Ayurveda wellness programmes.
Surya Samudra has 31 cottages built in traditional Keralite architecture spread across the cliffside gardens overlooking the Arabian Sea. The rooms are a blend of weathered wood and contemporary luxury, offering a perfect balance between old world charm and modern comfort.
Surya Samudra offers a selection of 5, 7, 14 and 21 day Ayurveda wellness programmes. The most popular is the basic programme that's suitable for all guests and simply includes 90 minutes of daily Ayurveda spa treatments and a daily yoga class. Other more immersive programmes include detox and weight loss.
Facilities & Services
Overlooking the swimming pool and the ocean beyond, Café Samsara is the hotel's casual all-day dining venue where you can enjoy a freshly prepared gourmet breakfast, and regional and international dishes for both lunch and dinner. 'Essence' is your alternative spot for dinner – a cliff-top restaurant specialising in sumptuous South East Asian cuisine. Following a delicious dinner, enjoy drinks and light snacks at Madira, the laid-back, sandy terrace bar that serves cocktails and a vast selection of wines and beers.
There are plenty of opportunities to explore the temples and bazaars in the local area on an immersive cultural tour, head out to the backwaters for a cruise and beach picnic or join a cooking class.
Weather & Seasons
The best time to visit is from November to March when temperatures are between 28°C and 32°C. The rainy season starts in April and gets steadily wetter until June (the rainiest month). February is the driest month.
There are regular flights from the UK to Trivandrum via Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Mumbai or Delhi. We will arrange for a driver to meet you at the airport and transfer you to Surya Samudra, about half an hour away.
More Yoga & Wellness Ideas
Santani - Ayurvedic wellness retreat near Kandy, Sri Lanka
Kamalaya, Koh Samui - Thai wellness sanctuary and holistic spa
Como Maalifushi - enjoy healthy eating, spa treatments and yoga in the Maldives
Six Senses Douro Valley - Six Senses' first European outpost, in Portugal
Cas Gasi Ibiza - for daily yoga and gently restorative wellness in the Mediterranean
Song Saa Private Island - sublime Cambodian island retreat
We offer an extensive selection of hotels, resorts and boutique hideaways in India, in addition to our specialist tailor-made tours and holidays. But here are a few more recommendations for places to stay in India to inspire you:
Alila Diwa - Goa
Marari Beach Resort - Kerala
Time to Get in Touch?
Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or simply send us a message outlining your requirements.