Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam

Address: G V Raja Vattappara Road, Kovalam, Kerala, 695527, India | 5 star hotel
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This 5 star hotel, located on G V Raja Vattappara Road, Kovalam, is near Lighthouse Beach, Museum Complex, Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Dhanwantari Ashram, and Mahatma Gandhi Road.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Vivanta by Taj - Kovalam

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Kovalam

    News years eve

    A travel blog entry by thamman on Dec 31, 2014

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    Started out with breakfast where I had the most amazing dosa. Seriously getting so spoiled with the food; I don't know how I'm going to go back to eating normal food!!

    We ate and swam and then went into the city to visit a temple and some outdoor markets. Bought some beautiful flower garlands for the kids for New Years eve. Came back, swam …

    Last day

    A travel blog entry by thamman on Jan 01, 2015

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    Woke up late (830am) but we did go to bed after 1am.  Missed yoga but my sister had a private lesson.  Went to breakfast, swam, read my book, swam, read, ate.  Day of pure relaxation.  Our driver comes at 2am for a 430am flight home.  Will miss my family and this beautiful place.  I relaxed today at the pool with my …

    Riding from Kumarakom to Kovalam Beach

    A travel blog entry by thamman on Dec 30, 2014

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    First thing in the AM I got an amazing ayurvedic massage done with herbs that were heated in a muslin cloth and applied all over. She also used traditional local oil and the whole experience was very different and very soothing. After breakfast we packed up and checked out and headed out for another long drive. We were told it would be 5 hours to …

    Stitched Up

    A travel blog entry by macfarlanei on Apr 14, 2015

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    ... and say hello. Some still wave toward their shop as if I've seen it for the first time and others simply smile. I find it's easier and more beneficial to say 'hello' than react in any other way.

    I bought a cheap sarong from one of the street venders. He swore blind it was high quality silk - it looked like it came from a Tesco's Christmas cracker. I realise sometimes it would be so easy to walk around with a look of thunder on your face telling ...

    First Goodbye

    A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on Apr 06, 2014

    ... in the garden and squinted through our headaches at each other.

    For dinner we went back to ABBA and said our goodbye's to Madhavi. This was a little awkward as she hugged her travel partner, Alex, for the first time ever. Then she hugged the rest of us. I've had better hugs from a dead fish. Getting an auto-rickshaw for Madhavi was tricky as the cricket finals were on and ...