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Soma Kerala Palace - Cochin

 

Information about Soma Kerala Palace

What makes Soma Kerala Palace different from other holiday resorts is its ancient architecture which is recreated using master pieces, about 250 years old, disbanded from their actual site. Classical art forms such as Koodiyattom, Thulall and Padayani, performed by veterans of the art, form a part of the Kalaa Sandhya (Cultural Evening) which was once a means of entertainment for the royalty.

The backdrop of the lilting backwaters and the swaying palms makes the setting picture perfect. It is one place where you will find all your worries ebbing away and your spirits elevating. So take a break from the monotony of daily life to experience Kerala the way it is.

The Soma Group was born in 1985 with their first venture, Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort, which was the first of its kind in the world. Located in Trivandrum, Kerala, 9 km south of the famous Kovalam Beach, the resort is a Classified Heritage and Green Leaf Classified Ayurveda Resort.

The Group expanded under the excellent stewardship of Mr. Baby Mathew, Managing Director and Architect of Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort. Mr. Baby Mathew who has been promoting Ayurveda and Tourism both at the national and international level, has played a significant role in making Ayurveda popular in Europe.

 

Ayurveda, Spa & Yoga at Soma Kerala Palace

The history of Ayurveda can be dated back to the Vedic ages. It was Charaka and Susrutha who played a major role in evolving Ayurveda into a predominant treatment therapy. The manuscripts Charaka Samhita, Susrutha Samhita and Ashtanga Hridaya (A concise version of Charaka and Susrutha Samhita) which speak about various natural healing remedies are believed to be over 1,200 years old.

The power of Ayurveda lies in its ability to remove toxins from the body. Ayurvedic treatments of Kerala like Uzhichil, Pizhichil, Dhaara, Njavarakkizhi, Thalapothichil and Ilakizhi can effectively cure a number of skin diseases, neuro-muscular disorders, gynecological and respiratory problems to name a few.

Generally, a person undergoing Ayurvedic treatments is advised to practice Yoga and Meditation since it helps isolate the mind from all thoughts, worries and anxieties. Ayurveda and Yoga are sister sciences. While Ayurveda deals chiefly with the health of the body and mind, Yoga deals with spiritual health.

At Soma Kerala Palace, these treatments and Yoga sessions are conducted under the supervision of experts. These treatments not only cure your physical illnesses but also give you a sense of well being. Avail services of our Ayurveda spa to invigorate your mind, body and soul.

 
 

Accommodation at Soma Kerala Palace

The architecture at Soma Kerala Palace is a blend of several remarkable structures that belong to a long-gone epoch. It is for this reason, that each of our rooms rather, royal chambers, have an old-world aura.

Sreedhari: Sreedhari was an Ayurveda Shala (Hospital) built in 1890, functioning in Pala, Kottayam. The structure was carefully disbanded and became a part of Soma Kerala Palace in the year 2003.

Kozhanal Maalika: Kozhanal Maalika (Palace) belonged to the Kozhanal Family who were Kshatriyas (The Royal Warriors). The palace which was originally built at Idakkoli Village, 40 kms from Vaikkom, became a part of Soma Kerala Palace in 2002.

Chempulayil: A building by the banks of the Meenachil River near Pala, Chempulayil was built in 1890. The ground floor was used as a shop where tobacco and other natural products were stored and sold, while the first floor housed various offices. This structure which became a part of our resort in 2004,

Neythallor Mathom: An ancient Tharavadu (The residence of upper caste Malayalees), Neythallor Mathom was built according to the Ettukettu architecture. The specialty of this architecture is that it has two courtyards inside the dwelling which ensure thorough air passage.

Nalekkatt: Built in the early 1800’s, Nalekkatt House was owned by Suryanarayana Pillai, who assisted the Travancore King in the administration of the state.

Kayyalakkakam: Kayyalakkam, a manor done completely in wood was built around 250 years ago. It originally belonged to the Poothet Family but was later on sold to the Kayyalakkakam Family.

Vattakkunnel: Situated in the Pala marketplace, Vattakkunnel was constructed in 1875. It was here that the farmers brought their produce of chukku (dried ginger) and elakkaya (cardamom) to be bartered for salt and tobacco.

Mannur: A farmer’s house originally built in Bharananganam, Mannur was located 55 kms away from Soma Kerala Palace. The house was built in 1850 and belonged to a rich family called Kallunthalakkal, who were basically farmers.

V.T’s House: The V.T’s House was originally built at Pala town in 1890. The house was constructed by V.T.Thomas, an entrepreneur who built it to store and sell natural goods that were brought from the forest.

 
 

Restaurant at Soma Kerala Palace

That the cuisine of Kerala is all about spices, coconuts and sea foods, is a misconception. There is a lot more to it apart from the flavours lent by the spices and coconuts. The difference in the way it is prepared and served is what makes the food of Kerala, a gourmet’s delight.

At Soma Kerala Palace, we bring alive some old forgotten recipes of Kerala that were known for their delicious flavours and nutritive value. One fine example being Panankanji, a dish prepared with the processed trunk of palm trees. The restaurant also serves multi cuisine, sea food favourites and Ayurveda Vegetarian. The Ayurveda menu includes a variety of salads, juices, sprouts and greens.

The sea food fare is an exciting one with Kerala specialties like Karimeen Pollichathu- a tangy dish made by frying marinated Pearl Spot fish covered in banana leaves, Njandu Curry (Crab Curry), Prawn Masala, Kappa and Meen Curry (cooked tapioca and fish curry), Kerala Fish Curry and the likes. Our chefs prepare for you fresh catches from the lake, according to your tastes. You can even watch your meal being cooked while the chef is at it.

The food made in earthen pots and large brass vessels, gives the food a special essence which gets better when served on plantain leaves. The ambience of our elegant restaurant further adds to your dining experience.

 

Facilities at Soma Kerala Palace

We at Soma Kerala Palace have a host of facilities to make your stay with us pleasant. We take care of every need of yours letting you enjoy your holiday to the maximum. Stretch out on a hammock with a nice book; take a stroll in the gardens of the resort or simply laze around; we see to everything else.

Ayurveda Hospital
The Ayurveda Hospital at Soma Kerala Palace has a number of treatments and wellness packages that will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.

Boating
A boating trip on the pristine Vembanad Lake that surrounds Soma Kerala Palace gives a glimpse of the harmonious ecosystem around.

Swimming Pool
A swim in the cool waters of our swimming pool, from where you can get a splendid view of the lake, is the perfect spot to relax.

Other Amenities
We have a doctor-on-call, local tourist guides, laundry service, airport transfer, Yoga & Meditation, Internet Cafι, Telephone & Fax, Mail & Message handling, Tailoring Shop, Gift/Antique Shop, Souvenir Counter, Safe Locker, Cloak Room, Currency Exchange, Tour & Travel Assistance, Car Parking facility, 24 Hours Room Service, Indoor Games, Boating etc.

How to reach at Soma Kerala Palace

The resort set on an island on the Vembanad Lake, Chempu, Cochin, Kerala, is at a distance of 4 kms from Vaikkom town. Our special boat service brings our guests from the mainland to the resort.

The resort is at a distance of 56 kms from the Cochin International Airport and about 150 kms away from the Trivandrum International Airport.

Ayurveda Panchkarma and Rasayana treatments at Soma Kerela Palace: Offer 1

Rejuvenation Therapy  / Body Purification Therapy
(Tariff in Euro)
 Price from May 2014 to October 2014 
Room Category    
  7 Nights 14 Nights
  Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 1131 € 1663 € 2261 € 3325
 
Yuvaraja Suite € 931 € 1530 € 1862 € 3059
         
Palace Room € 798 € 1330 € 1596 € 2660
         
 Price from Nov. 2014 to 19 December 2014 and from 21 January 15 to April 2015 
Room Category    
  7 Nights 14 Nights
  Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 1430 € 2062 € 2860 € 4123
Yuvaraja Suite € 1164 € 1796 € 2328 € 3591
         
Palace Room € 964 € 1530 € 1929 € 3059
         
 Price from 20 December 2014 to 20 January 2015  
Room Category    
  7 Nights 14 Nights
  Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 1629 € 2294 € 3259 € 4589
Yuvaraja Suite € 1297 € 1995 € 2594 € 3990
         
Palace Room € 1064 € 1662 € 2128 € 3325
         
 Offer 2
Slimming Programme
(Tariff in Euro)
 Price from May 2014 to October 2014 
Room Category    
  21 Nights 28 Nights
  Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 3272 € 4748 € 4362 € 6331
Yuvaraja Suite € 2673 € 4349 € 3564 € 5799
         
Palace Room € 2274 € 3751 € 3033 € 5000
         
 Price from Nov. 2014 to 19 December 2014 and from 21 January 15 to April 2015 
Room Category    
  21 Nights 28 Nights
  Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 4170 € 5945 € 5559 € 7927
Yuvaraja Suite € 3372 € 5147 € 4495 € 6863
         
Palace Room € 2773 € 4349 € 3697 € 5799
         
 Price from 20 December 2014 to 20 January 2015  
Room Category    
  21 Nights 28 Nights
  Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 4768 € 6643 € 6357 € 8858
Yuvaraja Suite € 3770 € 5746 € 5027 € 7660
         
Palace Room € 3072 € 4748 € 4096 € 6331
         
Offer 3
 Stress Management Programme (Body, Mind and Soul)
(Tariff in Euro)
Room Category May 2014 to October 2014 Nov. 2014 to 19 Dec. 2014 & 21 Jan. 15 to April 2015 20 Dec. 2014 to 20 Jan. 2015
  14 Nights 14 Nights 14 Nights
  Single Double Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 2620 € 4043 € 3219 € 4841 € 3618 € 5307
 
Yuvaraja Suite € 2221 € 3777 € 2687 € 4309 € 2953 € 4708
             
Palace Room € 1955 € 3378 € 2288 € 3777 € 2487 € 4043
             
 
Offer 4
Beauty Care Programme
(Tariff in Euro)
Room Category May 2014 to Oct. 2014 Nov. 2014 to 19 Dec. 2014 & 21 Jan. 15 to April 2015 20 Dec. 2014 to 20 Jan. 2015
  10 Nights 10 Nights 10 Nights
  Single Double Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 1777 € 2698 € 2204 € 3268 € 2489 € 3600
 
Yuvaraja Suite € 1492 € 2508 € 1824 € 2888 € 2014 € 3173
             
Palace Room € 1302 € 2223 € 1539 € 2508 € 1682 € 2698
             
Offer 5
Ayurveda Anti – Ageing Programme
(Tariff in Euro)
Room Category May 2014 to Oct. 2014 Nov. 2014 to 19 Dec. 2014 & 21 Jan. 15 to April 2015 20 Dec. 2014 to 20 Jan. 2015
  22 Nights 22 Nights 22 Nights
  Single Double Single Double Single Double
Maharaja Suite € 3908 € 5936 € 4849 € 7190 € 5476 € 7921
 
Yuvaraja Suite € 3281 € 5518 € 4013 € 6354 € 4431 € 6981
             
Palace Room € 2863 € 4891 € 3386 € 5518 € 3699 € 5936
             
Services (included in price):
Accommodation, Ayurveda treatments, Airport Pickup and Drop, Interpreter service, Yoga, Vegetarian food, Drinking Water, Tea, Juice & all taxes.

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