Located only 60kms from Cochin, the Marari Beach Resort, is located on the Malabar coast in the the fishing village of Maraikulam, where the Indian Ocean finally decides that it has now become the Arabian Sea.Marari Beach sprawls across 55 acres of lawns, far-flung lotus ponds and whispering coconut groves, all threaded through with stone- flagged pathways.A windbreak of palms runs the length of the property, a protective cover that reduces even the gustiest sea winds to mere caresses. And beyond is a milk-and-azure ocean, fringed by a beach more ochre than yellow, a sand-meets-sea combination you're not likely to find anywhere else.
A strong emphasis is placed on environmental measures such as rainwater harvesting, and the Marari Beach is a chemical-free zone where only natural oils and local remedies are used for pest control. Vermiculture and composting keep the soil fertile, both in the organic farm and on the grounds. In fact, you can not only see these activities at work, you can even participate! Help pick some seasonal fruit or even plant a tree or two.tree and mangrove planting, solar water heating and training staff in conservation awareness. Most of the greens, fruits and vegetables for the restaurants come from its own organic garden, across the lane.
Modelled on the fishermens' dwellings of Mararikulam, the cottage accommodations here are a fine balance between traditional form and modern function. The roof is palm thatch, but with an added concrete base that keeps the air-conditioning in and the odd insect out. Bathrooms too, combine modern fixtures with the traditional Kerala open-roofed style. And the little taps outside each cottage are another local touch. The fisher folk use them to clean the sand off their feet, and you can do likewise. Barefoot is a great way to be at Marari Beach, even indoors! In addition to the standard Garden villa cottages, there are also pool villa cottages, which are suite-style and have a secluded walled courtyard with a private pool all your own.
The spacious main restaurant serves up Kerala cuisine, buffet style, along with a host of international favourites and of course, the freshest seafood available.
Most evenings, you can catch some live music here too.The long Verandah is the appropriate place to enjoy a sundowner, and the Bar that is set in a 200 year old building is a great place too. Apart from the bar area, the clubhouse offers television (the only one on the premises) and a large selection of paperbacks in English, French and German.
In addition to a fully equipped Ayurveda center , facilities at the Marari Beach Resort include a large outdoor Swimming pool, tennis courts, beach volleyball, a souvinear shop, yoga, meditation and music classes.There are regular cookery classes most evenings, so you can learn and enjoy Kerala cuisine even when you go back home. Marari is just the place, to wander about in the nearby villages, and you could even hire a bicycle to explore the surroundings.
Marari Beach has a fully equipped ayurvedic centre, so you can get all the benefits of this ancient system of medicine. Put yourself in the hands of their expert masseurs and masseuses and you'll feel reborn.The extensive grounds of Marari harbour a wealth of medicinal plants, many of which are used in treatments at the ayurvedic centre. Expert doctors guide the process, and the result is a powerful healing system, the results of which you can measure for yourself, even after two or three sessions.
Rejuvenation Therapy : This is the classic all-round Ayurvedic booster, and it's been gaining worldwide fame in recent years. Rejuvenation Therapy works to remove decades of toxic effects on the body, and has a powerful restorative effect on every area of the metabolism, bones and nervous system.
|Valid from 01 Nov’2010 till 30 Apr’2011||Valid from 01 May’2011 till 30 Sept’2011|
|Single Occupancy||Twin Sharing
|07 nights Rejuvenation Therapy||USD 1652||USD 2750||USD 1020||USD 1418|
|14 nights Rejuvenation Therapy||USD 3205||USD 5314||USD 1991||USD 2750|
|21 nights Rejuvenation Therapy||USD 4735||USD 7828||USD 2924||USD 3998|
|Treatments||07 nights||14 nights||21 nights|
|Body Massage||2 sessions||3 sessions||3 sessions|
|Punagathi Kizhi||1 sessions||2 sessions||6 sessions|
|Pizhichil||3 sessions||5 sessions||7 sessions|
|Body massage + Steam bath||1 sessions||1 sessions||1 sessions|
|Njavara Kizhi||-||3 sessions||3 sessions|