Vivanta by Taj – Bekal-five stars hotels in Kerala
Kerala is touted as “God’s Own Country” and Vivanta by Taj – Bekal five stars hotels in Kerala offers a heavenly experience for its guests, showcasing the best Kerala has to offer. This five-star resort, situated between the coast and the backwaters, and surrounded by lush greenery is just 500 meters from the scenic and pristine Kappil beach. Everything is accessible within walking distance, making it the perfect resort for a laid back holiday savoring the richness and diversity of this pristine land.
Vivanta by Taj – Bekal five stars hotels in Kerala has a lot to offer, and delivers not just a comfortable stay but also an enchanting experience. The resort is architecturally awe-inspiring, with its stone sculptures resonating a fusion of the local North Kerala flavor with Balinese influences.
There are huge rooms and villas on offer, each a class of its own and featuring architecture inspired by traditional Kettuvallam house boats. The superior rooms have its own private terrace and the luxury villa comes with its own private plunge pool. All rooms come with air-conditioning, sofabed, flat-screen cable TV, minibar and a personal safe. The en suite bathrooms, equally huge, come with a bathtub and hairdryer. The other amenities for guests include free wifi, free parking, laundry, shoeshine services, babysitting facilities, business center, beauty parlor and more. There is room service available round-the-clock as well.
The 24-hour front desk offers just about all anything that a tourist requires, ranging from currency exchange to ticket service and from concierge service to shuttle service. There are day trips on offer to the historic and imposing Bekal Fort that overlooks the Arabian Sea (7 kilometers away), the waterfalls at Ratnakar’s Farm (30 kilometers away), and many other nearby attractions.
However, guests would find staying in the hotel itself worth their while. The resort is located right next to the meandering Kerala backwaters, with the scenic Kappil River actually flows through the hotel. The resort has its own private backwaters and beach-front, and offer guests a host of unique activities including fishing, kayaking and boating. The other activities on offer include hammam, sauna, massage, table tennis, cycling, fitness center and more. The huge Jiva Spa deserves special mention. If nothing else, simply taking a walk amidst the well landscaped lush green garden offers an invigorating experience.
Guests may soak in the lush palm fringed scenery with drinks at the Ivory Bar, or experience the delights of continental and South Indian cuisine at the Latitude Restaurant. There is a snack bar as well. Savoring the seafood selection on the menu is alone worth a visit. The chef especially goes out of the way to delight his patrons and honors special requests.
The ever smiling, pleasant and helpful staff and the guarantee of the Taj brand are the icing on the cake of this wonderful resort. Be it a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or simply a solo trip seeking solitude, Vivanta by Taj – Bekal five stars hotels in Kerala is sure to offer a delightful experience.
Vivanta by Taj – Bekal five star hotels is tucked away in the far north of Kerala, but within striking distance of big-city civilization. The nearest airport, Mangalore, is 80 km away. Kasargod, the nearest bus terminal and major railway station, is just 15 kilometers away.