SURYA SAMUDRA BEACH GARDEN, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
- Address:Pulinkudi,Mullur P.O.Place:ThiruvananthapuramCountry:IndiaZip Code:695521
Surya Samudra began as a single octagonal stone house thirty miles from the tip of India and just a few minutes from the historic Vizhinjam harbour (pronounced as Virinyam) Today, it has grown into an eco-friendly beach resort with 23 houses spread over nearly 20 acres of private space and each house comes with a luxuriant foliage of coconut, palm, bamboo, banana, wild shrubs, flowers and the chirping of birds.
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Whole tharawads (traditional Kerala houses) have been purchased and reassembled here as cottages. They have been converted into elevated structures, keeping in mind the need for free flow of space to facilitate unhindered movement and natural ventilation. Windows serve as doors while writing desks face the sea. Bathroom-cum-toilets or 'bath gardens' are open air, protected by the slopes on all sides and each house has an open-air cafeteria.
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A natural Swimming Pool carved out of rock, gives a rare, once-in-a-lifetime experience to swim in surroundings like royalty of the past. Dine at the restaurant called "the Octopus", famous for its excellent seafood, fresh vegetables, genuine Kerala dishes, home-made cakes and ice creams. Trips around Surya Samudra can be undertaken to view the beautiful backwaters, temples and local areas. The resort can make arrangements for them. Experience the traditional Indian healing sciences of Ayurveda and Yoga, kept alive here, as a tradition.
Post, Laundry, Internet, Travel Desk, Currency Exchange, In Room Telephone Service, Luggage Storage, Wake Up Service
- Location Advantage:
City center: 22 km., Shopping center: 8 km.
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Airport (Dom.): 20 km., Airport (Intl.): 20 km
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Railway station: 22 km