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Mektoub

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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We loved it here. A 20min stroll from the hectic cliff area Just us and a few fishermen on the beach, even in the peak season. We saw dolphins jumping out of the water at sunset. The breakfast was so good that we didn't need to eat again until the evening! Very nice staff.

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The staff are so kind and bend over backwards to make your staff comfortable. I liked it so much I extended my stay. There is s restaurant but there is no menu you are showed what they have and it's brought to you. They also have been getting me fresh fish. The rooms are clean and drinking water is provided.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Mektoub is an offbeat place. Far away from the crowds, its peaceful and extremely pretty. Surrounded by paddy fields and coconut palms, beach is 100 metres walk away. All you hear is the sound of the waves. You have lovely birds as your unexpected visitors. It's perfect. Host Rafiq is warm and friendly, his staff always smiling and willing to...

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Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Breathtaking view. Extremely great hosts. And irresistible breakfast. Once you get here it'll be extremely hard to leave. Like everyone else we ended up extending our stay as well. The only reason the place loses points is because they need to be pushed to clean your room and the room tends to get sandy. Other than that, must must must...

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Pros: 1. Clean Linen, and toilets 2. Sumptuous breakfast, and 3. Spacious double room (two toilets) & 4. Ofcourse the sound of the sea waves. 5. Found the host to be very humble and polite, who listens to your every requests. Cons: 1. First of all, it is not a 'resort' or a 'hotel', but sort of a homestay, a...

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1Thank Surbhil
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Reviewed 17 August 2015

Quiet soul enriching stay among palm trees and rice field, fresh jasmine scent in the room and nutritious delicious Kerala meals served anywhere you want with stories of Kerala's spirit and monsoons. Wonderful stay.

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1Thank Ifham2013
Union Territory of Pondicherry, India
Reviewed 16 July 2015

My friends planned their trip in Varkala for 01 nights and i referred Mekoub for which not only they appreciated the properties . But they also told that they will return and refer to other friends. I just stayed for 8 hr along with my friend, best place to get relax ..off from all the other living things.

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1Thank smyle77
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Reviewed 13 December 2014

My girlfriend stayed at Mektoub for about 10 days and it was just perfect. We felt home in this peaceful coconut field surrounded by nature, water buffaloes and rice fields. Gorgeous... We took yoga classes with Sudish (I didn't find another good yoga teacher since then) Rafiq has been a very good host, always listening to our desires. We even...

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1Thank Har0un
Varkala, India
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I can only say wonderful things about this place. Mektoub, part of being in a beautiful location, surrounded by only a field of lotuses, a rice and coconut grove, with the beach just 70 meters away just to hear the sound of the waves and allows you to sleep, offers a wonderful service consists of three young with enthusiasm and...

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Nagercoil, India
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Mektoub retreat is serene.Its a nice place for a relaxing holiday! It was a visual treat to watch the greenery and sea from the retreat! Enjoyed the cool sea breeze and the never ceasing lullaby song of the waves! Rafiq is so kind and friendly! I would recommend Mektoub for those who wish to have a peaceful and relaxing stay!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mektoub is a Green Hotel with natural and endless wilderness, set in simple, peaceful, rustic ambience in Varkala, secluded and rightly placed in Odayam Beach where the traveler halts and rests. Mektoub is passionately eco-conscious, friendly and helpful, envisioned to bridge tourism and the local community pro-creatively through sustainable developments. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mektoub

Address: Odayam Beach, Varkala 695311, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: RM183 - RM221 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“First floor rooms have the best view”
GandharP, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Double Room with a lawn view on the 1st floor.”
Surbhil, 22 Oct 2015 | Read review
“the room overlooking both the sea and paddy fields”
Ifham2013, 16 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Our room was a bit small to my taste but perfect in any other points...”
Har0un, 12 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Number 8 is double one, very nice and with a very good views. Sorry, there is no swimming pool”
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