Manaltheeram Ayurveda Beach Village, located at about 9 kms from Kovalam and 21 kms from Trivandrum city, is located along the inclines of a hill overlooking the sea. A sister concern of the famous Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort, Manaltheeram offers an extravaganza for the body, mind and soul. First and foremost, visiting this beautiful place presents an opportunity to take advantage of Ayurveda, an ancient medical practice followed in India. With its specially prescribed massages and therapies all the stress and worry will simply wash away. Manaltheeram also provides therapies which are effective in treating various conditions such as arthritis, rheumatism, paralysis and many more.
Yoga, the art of reflecting and understanding is something which every individual should know and learn about. Manaltheeram conducts classes on Yoga in an effort to heal the soul as well, thus completing the healing process set in motion by an Ayurvedic treatment. Thatched villas, traditional Kerala style houses, garden cottages, Deluxe suites- there is a lot of variety in the accommodation available at Manaltheeram. While giving the relish of a village life, they are all well provided with modern facilities to make for a comfy and untroubled holiday. Shoe flowers, ixoras, marigolds as well as coconut palms adorning the gardens are a delight to perceive and an added glory to Manaltheeram. The many rare herbs in the garden are well preserved for use in medicines and other preparations.
The lush landscape of Manaltheeram Ayurveda Beach Village has the specialty that it has not been altered or modified in any way to build the various facilities and amenities. The resort thus retains its greenery and eco-friendly appearance in a breathtakingly beautiful manner. Obviously, living amidst such beauty is an entirely different experience, which can be fully appreciated only by spending a few days here.
Built with eco-friendly materials, the lodging facilities are designed to merge elegantly with the vibes of Manaltheeram. Properly ventilated to allow natural air flow, the cottages, Kerala Houses as well as the ordinary rooms are built in a classy style to suit Manaltheeram. Most rooms have beautiful gardens in the front and provide an excellent view of the sea which would make one to stay on for longer and to visit this enchanting place again and again.
The open air restaurant at Manaltheeram with its wicker chairs, lawns and paved paths is designed to keep up with the whole ambience and theme of Manaltheeram. Delectable food is a specialty at Manaltheeram with its choice of about 250 vegetarian dishes, raw salads and juices. Cultural performances and other programmes are held for entertainment.All told, Manaltheeram is the one place where you will enjoy every minute of your holiday and yearn for more.
One of the six systems of Indian philosophical thought, Yoga is the art of living a healthy and contended life. It is the science of man identifying the approach required for physical well-being, mental peace, harmony and moral elevation. A person trying to master Yoga must understand that it is a long journey with constant need of perseverance, persistence, dedication and total surrender. It also necessitates the involvement of Yoga principles in every aspect of life. In 'Yoga Sutras', Patanjali explained an eightfold path for liberation from pain and suffering.
The Ayurvedic therapies at Manaltheeram are prescribed by experienced Ayurvedic doctors in accordance with the condition and the constitution of the patient. The masseurs are well trained and they execute the treatments with perfection and care. The common body care therapies include those for rejuvenation, slimming, stress management, body immunization, body purification etc. The treatments for arthritis, paralysis, nervous disorders, mental tensions, fibromyalgia are also carried out here.
The medicines used for the treatment are specially prepared at Manaltheeram or at Somatheeram. For the Ayurvedic treatment to be effective, following the prescribed diet is very important. And Manaltheeram gives the inhabitants the choice of around 250 different vegetarian dishes and a variety of salads and fruit juices to select. Yoga and meditation which form a part of Ayurveda can be learned and practiced at Manaltheeram. The breathing exercises and the different postures help to give relaxation to the mind and the soul.
Manaltheeram takes great care to meet the high standards expected of it. A holiday at Manaltheeram Ayurveda Village is sure to give a healthy body, a content mind and an enlightened soul.