TURTLE ON THE BEACH, KOVALAM
- Address:VPI/439, ITDC ROAD, Kovalam, ThiruvananthapuramPlace:KovalamCountry:IndiaZip Code:695527
A One-Of-A-Kind Boutique Hotel
Art meeting architecture is unique. Isn’t it art and architecture coming together to give you a unique Asian holiday more special?
Standing tall as a lone beauty along the renowned Eve’s beach at Kovalam Turtle on the beach celebrates art along with sophisticated luxury making it unique and special.
Art defines every space here. Art in wood, stone, glass and in fact every material that you come across here. You will find art as sculptures, wall hangings, glass walls, stone carvings, sunbathing umbrella stands, huge flower pots, water flowing on glass roofs etc.
Art here celebrates the idea of an inclusive world inherent in Kerala culture. To be precise, an inclusive world is the way we coexist with different living beings in nature - the animals, the reptiles, the amphibians and the fishes.
Art gives luxury a new meaning here. By blending the finest of art with the most sophisticated luxury, Turtle on the beach brings about a new grammar in holidaying in this part of the world. You will find it unique in every way you look at it, either as a whole or in parts that make it a whole. And that makes Turtle on the beach a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel.
Catamaran, the main restaurant here is a link between the street and the Arabian Sea. It extends and flows into the poolside for breakfast and dinner.
As you walk down the stairs into the restaurant a large basin carved out of stone filled with water and flower petals welcomes you.
The banana leaf etched on a huge glass will take a couple of minutes of yours as you enter the restaurant.
The turtle family in would at the centre of the food counter makes it more lively.
The relief of playing elephants on the wall adds a new dimension to art at this one-of-a-kind boutique hotel. Catamaran serves multi-cuisine food
Centre Point is the most happening place at this one-of-a-kind boutique hotel.
Beside the pool, it’s a square place with a unique roof in shingles.
Centre Point is the centre of day activity here. It serves snacks and all kinds of mocktails and beverages at all times of the day.
As you face the centre point with your back to the resort and the bougeanvillas hanging from all the room balconies you will find the pool to your right and the pergolas to your left that filters the sun. The camping bench that flanks the round wooden tables with chairs under the pergolas and beach cots that face the pool will redefine the lazy spirit of leisure in you.
With 6 types of rooms for you to choose from, you can choose according to your tastes. Pick from 4 different types of suites, rooms where a whole family can stay together and rooms where the magnificent view of the Arabian Sea flow into your room.
Sun bed or Siesta bed in rooms is a unique speciality introduced for the first time in this part of the world. Bathrooms with glass walls and curtains is another new experience all together
SKY SUITE: THE PRESIDENTIAL SUITE (1)
The presidential suite is named as the sky suite because of its proximity to the sky and the drama that sky plays on your holidays here.
Being situated at the top most area of the hotel, the sky suite is a remarkable experience in itself.
The large open area with jacuzzi beach cots, large umbrellas and party area has the living room at this level. A curved stairway leads to the bedroom on top of the living room.
The glass walls of the living room and the bedroom help you enjoy the view of the Arabian Sea anytime you wish.
The pergola in the open area screening the sun to create a dramatic shadow play on the floor and is a perfect place to bid adieu to the setting sun.
MACKINTOSH: THE ART DECO SUITE (1)
This suite celebrates the popular art design movement from 1925 until the 1940s called Art Deco. And this suit gets its name from one of its renowned practitioners Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a Scottish architect, designer and watercolorist who had a commendable influence on European design.
The best thing about the suite is that it is a travel back to the late 1930s in design. The curved pattern will take you to an old era.
One wall facing the sea is of glass to give you a dramatic picture of the Arabian sea. Even the bathroom comes with a glass wall to the sea.
The suit has a long balcony and a living room with an in-room bar counter.
ARABIAN SEA VIEW (36)
Arabian sea view rooms are standard rooms which are unique. The Arabian sea plays a big role in almost all the rooms. Some of them have a very close proximity to the beach. And rooms have a magnificent view of the sea from the bed, from the balcony and even from the bathroom. In these rooms nights are more dramatic with the lights of the fishing boats and the special lighting of the hotel.
Some of these rooms sport a sun bed, a new introduction in this part of the world. And all rooms come with an airy balcony which is an interesting place in itself.
TWIN TURTLE: ROOMS WITH AN UPPER DECK (4)
Twin Turtle, the name itself suggests why it is unique or what the specialty of the room is. It is a room with an upper deck where it has an extra living space where children or even grown ups can enjoy for a change. This special area has a double bed with extra large pillows, a table, a chair and even a separate television.
The room has a sun bed or say, a siesta bed which is a special feature introduced for the first time in this part of the world. The balcony with bougeanvillas is another attraction. Both these places are best to watch the Arabian sea in all its splendour.
The glass walled bathroom, the table lamps that lights up with a touch, the flat TV on the wall and the outstanding decor are other attractions of the room.
TIME: THE CONTEMPORARY SUITE (1)
Time is the suite that celebrates the contemporary style in design. It characterizes the moment ‘now’ in design.
The suite comes with a long balcony and glass wall which will help you watch the sea from your bed.
The living area with a bar counter is separated from the bed with a glass door
At Turtle on the beach, you have many options to experience new ideas in dining. The main restaurant Catamaram brings a new ambience by celebrating Asian art in different materials like stone, wood, glass etc. And the restaurant spilling over to the pool side brings in a new set of experiences specially for breakfast and dinner. The Centre point is another place you will enjoy at all times of the day with its sun skimming pergolas. The coffee shopped named Rumours and the Blues bar will also give you memories that can last a life time.
Blues is the bar at this one-of-a-kind boutique hotel. It’s a special kind of place to give your spirits a new high.
The main conference and banquet hall is named as the Arabian sea itself because of the spectacular view of the Arabian sea in all its splendour from the hall. Focus, the board room also has the same view of the Arabian sea. Moments is a great party space for small parties and exclusive dinners. And unplugged is a special Karaoke hall, the first of its kind in this part of the world
- Hotel Chain:
Thomas Hotels & Resorts
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- Room Facility:
With 6 types of rooms for you to choose from, you can choose according to your tastes. Pick from 4 different types of suites, rooms where a whole family can stay together and rooms where the magnificent view of the Arabian Sea flow into your room. Sun bed or Siesta bed in rooms is a unique speciality introduced for the first time in this part of the world. Bathrooms with glass walls and curtains is another new experience all together
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- Other Facility:
Sun bed in rooms : For the first time in Kerala Swimming pool Direct dialing Cable TV Library Travel desk Wi-Fi connectivity Doctor on call Activity centre Business centre Running hot & cold water
- Location Advantage:
Turtle on the beach is 10 Kms from the CentraL Bus Station at Thampanoor
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