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Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 19 February 2017

I just spent 10 very relaxing days at Shinshiva enjoying the excellent service, first rate ayurvedic therapy including daily whole body massage, shirodhara, oil baths and ...) in a very beautiful location overlooking the Arabian sea. I stayed the first two nights in the Vedi bungalow and then shifted to the special kerala bungalow which I had originally booked. Both...

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3Thank venkatrao2017
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

14 days of Ayurvedic heaven. I went solo and was worried I'd be bored as I'm usually one for active and adventurous holidays but never before have I felt so in tune with body and mind - the key is to get into a routine of some kind. I'd recommend the early morning yoga/ meditation to get you going and...

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13Thank Carla W
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016

The driver was on time to collect me from the airport and the transport to the retreat is included in package price. The retreat is about 30 minutes drive from the airport. I booked the Veda Bungalow A/C room which was located on the side of the retreat. There was no direct view to the sea but there was enough greenery around to help...

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8Thank cronos12
Switzerland
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Room fine though quite dark. Food nice but not served according to doshas. Breakfast meal available even though Dr. Franklin advises Ayurveda recommends only drinking water in the morning. Yoga quite poor. Teacher is keener on attendance than virtue of yoga. Dr. M. had completely inappropriate sexual behavior. More interested in discussing sex for his own gratification than addressing actual...

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13Thank cathmic2
SHINSHIVA A, Owner at Shinshiva Ayurvedic Resort, responded to this review

Regarding the above mentioned review, We want to inform the well wishers of Shinshiva Ayurvedashram about the complaint raised against us. We have different type of category rooms. The raised first complaint was about the darkness. Special Kerala wooden bungalow: This room inside and outside are covered with natural wood. Normally when we stay in Wooden rooms, quite dark will...

Munich, Germany
Reviewed 12 February 2016

clean, extremely good massages and the doctors care for you every moment! The scenic view over the ARabic ocean is great. The morning yoga on the yoga place overlooking the sea is very special! The ayurvedic food is tasty and you have the choice of many dishes. The staff is extremely helpfull and friendly and in the enc the price...

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5Thank P5319YLingrid
Faridabad, India
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

You can simply relax and rejuvanuate your body. one can simply live life here free from all work . there spa treatments are relaxing . but after spa treatment you are not allowed to go in pool or in sea. one gets really pure feeling here. They offer Balanced diet the price is little expensive but once you spend 5...

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2Thank tusharbhatiafbd
Barbados
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Shinshiva is an absolute gem. Its location is gorgeous on top of a hill overlooking the Arabian sea. All the staff are wonderful. The treatments are heaven and the food is divine. If you want to get away from it all, I can highly recommend Shinshiva. All the bedrooms and treatments room are spotlessly clean. Cannot fault it.

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3Thank JoWright27
Munich, Bayern, Germany
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Picking shinshiva resort for 3-weeks ayurveda retreat was the best decision me and my sister could have made! If you are looking for a cosy, friendly, authentic place, with very good treatments and nice, relaxing surrounding where you can just forget about the world out there - then shinshiva is the place to be! The treatments are high standard and...

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16Thank Nina L
Castlemaine, Australia
Reviewed 12 July 2013

All staff treat you as part of their family. The restaurant serves delicious healthy fresh cooked vegetarian meals designed to balance your doshas. The massage therapists are caring and work with love. The management attend to any needs with a smile. All of this set in a gentle tropical paradise perched on a cliff overlooking the Arabian sea, shaded by...

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17Thank Annie J
Cromwell, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 May 2013

A perfect place to relax and regain energy and health. Looking out onto the Arabian Sea in quiet, comfortable, simple, rooms, with delicious food in the restaurant designed for balancing doshas, excellent treatments each day - always a 90 minute massage but often extra treatments to target particular health issues, green leaf certified Ayurvedic doctors available outside of the daily...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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Additional Information about Shinshiva Ayurvedic Resort

Address: Chowara, India
Region: India > Kerala > Chowara
Price Range: $63 - $112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Book special kerala bungalow for best views”
venkatrao2017, 19 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose the bungalow, which you have for your own!!”
P5319YLingrid, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are gorgeous”
JoWright27, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Choose a garden bungalow where you can watch the sun set over the Arabian Sea”
MikeM178, 10 Oct 2012 | Read review
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