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Sandy Beach Retreat

Odayam Beach Edava , Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695141, India
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room
  • 1 room
    2 adults
    • 2 adults
      0 children
      • 0 children
        Traveller (7)
        Pool & Beach (1)
        Room & Suite (1)
        • Excellent36%
        • Very good31%
        • Average0%
        • Poor5%
        • Terrible26%
        1 Apr 2016
        4 Feb 2016
        Free Wifi
        Free Parking
        Airport Transportation
        Room Service
        Pets Allowed
        Wheelchair Access
        Shuttle Bus Service
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        1 - 5 of 19 reviews

        Reviewed 1 April 2016

        Wow what a fantastic retreat, the location is phenomenal and the staff are helpful. The place is in the midst of some alterations after being run by a lessee. We were told that the original owner is back running the retreat hence the alterations. The...More

        Thank rahimnazarul
        Response from walden43, Owner at Sandy Beach Retreat

        Hi Guys Thank you very much for the kind words ,I am in the middle of getting everything back to the old way after a season away from sandy and I look forward to guest like your wonderful self. once again thanks for your custom....More

        Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

        We didn't stay here so I can't comment on the rooms but we had an awful night over Xmas where the manager lied to us and charged us a lot for a buffet dinner where my nephew was electrocuted by some dodgy electrics. Probably best...More

        Thank mrbrown02
        Response from walden43, Owner at Sandy Beach Retreat

        nasarrahim, Owner at Sandy Beach Retreat, responded to this review, Mar 10, 2016 I am extremely sorry for the delay in getting back a response, I am currently back in uk after a very bad bike accident. As you were aware that I did get...More

        Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

        DO NOT GO IN! On holiday over Xmas my family had a TERRIBLE experience here. We paid a deposit for what promised to be a fun Christmas Eve do, I spoke with the manager and he said there would be a buffet with prawns, fun...More

        Thank Kay N
        Response from nasarrahim, Owner at Sandy Beach Retreat

        Hi guys I have responded on your other review for sandy beach retreat.

        Reviewed 10 January 2016

        We enjoyed our stay due to the great location. Right on the beach - with a great view from the balcony But the place is run down and not very clean. We were really disappointed when we arrived, because of the dirty rooms. It feels...More

        1  Thank Rachel G
        Response from nasarrahim, Owner at Sandy Beach Retreat

        Hi Rachel Give my regards to the family, am very surprised at your comments . Mr Rajan the leasee and his team where very supportive towards your every Need. His staff made your family welcome to sandy, I was abit surprised they way they waited...More

        Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

        The place is close to the beach - fine But not clean, food very below average. The main issue is the manager is not professional at all. He pushes us out the last day because I was not willing to buy its new year VIP...More

        Thank sergiobru33
        Response from nasarrahim, Owner at Sandy Beach Retreat

        Dear guest I am extremely sorry that you had a bad experience at sandy beach retreat. I have leased out the property since March last year .all I can do is apologise to both of You guys,all my reviews on TripAdvisor has always been good...More

        • Top amenities
        • Beachfront
        • Restaurant
        • Room Service
        • Free Parking
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
        • Shuttle Bus Service
        • Room Service
        • Free Parking
        • Airport Transportation
        • Things to do
        • Restaurant
        • Price range
        • US$70 - US$96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Number of rooms
        • 7
        • Location
        • India >
        • Kerala >
        • Thiruvananthapuram District >
        • Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
        • Also Known As
        • Sandy Beach Retreat Kerala/Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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        I have difficulty walking. Are there steep climbs to reach the Retreat? Are there other restaurants etc nearby? How far is it from the nearest airport? Thank you
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        Room Tips
        "rooms upstairs"
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        "Go for one of the villa's - book early"
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        "Take the sea front room or penthouse at the top with beautiful balcony"
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        "Rooms facing the see or little bungalows in the back of the garden."
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