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Ayurvedic spa tourism & Resorts in Kerala, India.

Updated on December 21, 2013

Kerala is the only state in India where ayurveda is practised with full dedication and knowledge. The main reason for this is the climatic condition here is much suited for this Indian traditional system of medicine.Especially the cool monsoon season and the green forests enhances this treatment much.

Though Ayurveda has been practised in India and kerala for a huge number of years it is only a few years that it became a tourism promoting mean here.According to Ayurvedic specialists monsoon season is the best season for ayurvedic treatment as our atmosphere becomes dust free and cool. Many Spa resorts are available now in Kerala and they mainly aims tourists. Foreigners also now understood the positive effect of Ayurveda and are now coming here on a large scale for spa tourism and returns happily with freshness.Treatment plans ranges from Rs 2500 a day to Rs 65000 for 3 weeks are available and they are ready to pay what is asked.

In the changed condition of life people are suffering from a lot of pressure stress and tension in their day today life. Ayurvedic spa tourism is a best way to refresh you mind and body and to refill your spirit with freshness and peace. Ayrvedic treatments such as yoga meditation steam bath and massage have been proved to be effective for stress relief and also for a sound body.Though you are not suffering from such problems still you can opt this because it will give more freshness and health and also pleasure.And you can make it fully useful your holidays to Kerala.

Ayurveda Centres in Kerala

Trivandrum, Kottayam, Kochi, Kollam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Alappuzha, Munnar, Kumily, Kumarakom, Thrissur, Kovalam, Varkala, Kottakkal, Kappad are the main places where a lot of Ayurvedic centres are present.

Major Types of Ayurvedic Treatments in Kerala

1. Abhyangam

This is a type of oil massage treatment which takes a fourtnight length. It is a good treatment for problems like obesity and is done for 45 minute everyday.

2. Lepanam

The herbs are grind and is applied on the body parts. Mostly for allergies and inflammatory problems.

3. Thalam

A treatment for diseases related to head such as head ache, memory loss, hair graying, Insomnia etc. In this medicated oil is applied on the top of the head and is a very important one. I takes up to 40 minutes length.

4. Dhanyamla Dhara

This is a very useful treatment helping in curing diseases related to spinal chord and nerval system. This is found to be effective for curing diseases like spondylosis, rheumatism, paralysis, disc problems, back pain, asthma and arthritis.This takes a length of 14 days and 1 hour / day.

5. Dhara

Very effective for diseases promoted by vatha dosha and also for many skin diseases. In a special order and way medicated milk buttermilk and herbal oils are poured on the body and it takes up to 3 weeks for the treatments having periods of length 45 minutes/ day.

6. Kizhi

Kizhi is for curing swellings and injuries. Diseases related to bones such as arthritis ans sports injuries etc. can be cured in this way. In this treatment herbal leaves and powder immersed in warm oil is is applied all over the body for 1 hour a day for 14 days.

7. Nasyam

For neurological diseases, skin diseases and also for diseases such as migrain nasyam is found to be much useful. In this the medical oil is applied through the nose fore one week.

8. Pizhichi

The treatment is used for problems like Paralysis sexual weakness and Nervous weakness.The method is applying luke worm oil all over the body in a special way by four skilled therapists.

9. Vasthi

Treatment for the curing of diseases such as Arthritis, Hemiplegia, Numbness and constant constipation. Herbal oils with other herbal medicines are applied through the rectum everyday. Treatment continues for periods up to 25 days.

10. Yoni Prakshalanam

In this herbal oils and other herbal extracts are applied through the vaginal route.It is very effective in curing gynecological disorders.

Major Ayurvedic Spa Resorts in Kerala.

1. Coconut Lagoon, Kumarakom, At the shore of Vembanad Lake.

2. Marari Beach Resort, Mararikkulam.

3. Kairali Health Resorts, Palakkadu.

4. Somatheeram Beach Reasort,Kovalam.

5.Spice village, Periyar.

6. Taj Garden Retreat, Kumarakom.

7. Taj Garden Retreat, Thekkady.

8.Taj Garden Retreat, Varkkala.


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    • lex123 profile image


      7 years ago

      Great to know the ayurvedic spa resorts in Kerala. Very useful information. Thanks for sharing.

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      7 years ago

      Can you add one more name to this this list?

      Cambay Palm Lagoon, Kollam

      For more info visit the link:

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      Akshara Radhakrishnan 

      7 years ago

      Ayurveda is a gift of god .i am a great lover of ayurveda.kerala is very good for ayurveda tretment The climet and biodversity is very suitable for ayurveda

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      7 years ago from Brooklyn, New York City

      I would love to do this. Thanks for all the information. I am a great believer in Ayurvedic medicine (and lover of Indian food). Number 1 would suit me. I had no idea there were so many different types.

      Great hub. Rated up and thanks so much!

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      Cory Zacharia 

      9 years ago

      Thank you, Ayurveda, for taking the time to put together this beneficial and informative hub. I wish I had seen it sooner. Hope to have the opportunity to visit Kerala one day! Best Wishes, c

    • easetravels profile image


      9 years ago from INDIA,TAMILNADU

      As a travel agent we promote ayurvedic tours to Kerala.

      Many north Indians, foreigners and honeymoon couple visit.

      The only problem we face is to identify the right ayurvedic salas. Do they be certified for that?

      Good job done.


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