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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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... More 

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5 Thank Carla W
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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... More 

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4 Thank cronos12
Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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... More 

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9 Thank 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... More 

Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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... More 

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4 Thank P5319YLingrid
Faridabad, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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... More 

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1 Thank tusharbhatiafbd
Barbados
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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2 Thank JoWright27
Munich, Bayern, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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... More 

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15 Thank Nina L
Castlemaine, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
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... More 

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16 Thank Annie J
Cromwell, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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... More 

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12 Thank miri6
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2012

Please don't choose this resort! We had a terrible ayurveda-experience as this resort is building all day long! We wanted to enjoy the quite and peaceful country instead they were hammering and banging all day long until 5 a.m.!!! Also the treatment rooms are not well kept, dirty and the treatments don't last long. What a waste of money! Stay... More 

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14 Thank 42traveltheworld
SHINSHIVA A, General Manager at Shinshiva Ayurvedic Resort, responded to this review

During her booking time, we already informed about the maintenance work in our Ayurvedashram. and give her discount too.. After agreeing this we confirmed her booking Anyway thanks for the comment.. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Breakfast
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Shinshiva for life in all fullnesshaven for holistic health ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shinshiva Ayurvedic Resort

Address: Chowara, India
Region: India > Kerala > Chowara
Price Range: RM768 - RM826 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“choose the bungalow, which you have for your own!!”
 of 5 bubbles P5319YLingrid, 11 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are gorgeous”
 of 5 bubbles JoWright27, 21 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Choose a garden bungalow where you can watch the sun set over the Arabian Sea”
 of 5 bubbles MikeM178, 10 Oct 2012 | Read review
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