Luxury Accommodation In Kerala The rooms, villas and suites at the Kumarakom Lake Resort are a perfect blend of Kerala’s traditional architectural charm and luxurious, modern amenities. Each a careful reconstruction of manas, the 16th century traditional homesteads of God’s Own Country. Over a hundred ancestral homes had been purchased from across Kerala, dismantled and used to provide much of the material to create these authentic heritage abodes.
The traditionally styled, luxuriously modern, open-roofed bathrooms and toilets set in small, aesthetically designed courtyards are a common feature to the villas and suites.
Ayurveda, the wisdom of the sages, the treasure of the ages, finds new meaning and relevance as modernity constantly threatens to crumble the glories of the past. Advocating a way of life that is in complete harmony with nature’s ways. Seeking to maintain the perfect balance of body, mind and soul. Approaching each ailment, and each person individually and independently. Reaching deep within. Healing the very being.An intricate system of ancient healing that originated in India thousands of years ago, historical evidence of Ayurveda can be found in the Vedas, ancient books of wisdom. Ayurveda is made up of two Sanskrit words - Ayur, which means life and Veda, which means knowledge. Ayurveda, thus, is the knowledge of life.
Pizhichil (Therapeutic) This is a classical Ayurvedic treatment by pouring continuous streams of warm herbal oil all over the body for one hour along with giving light synchronized massage for the entire body, and is a very good rejuvenating treatment. It is also effective in treating the nervous problems, rheumatic disorders, and even paralysis.
Sirodhara (Therapeutic) In this treatment a steady stream of decoctions or luke warm oil is made to flow over the forehead while giving gentle massage to the head. This is very useful relaxation and rejuvenation therapy for mind and body, and is very effective in treating insomnia, mental tension related problems, and some skin problems.
Pathra podala swedam (Therapeutic & Relaxation) Leaves and powders of medicinal herbs are fried in medicated oil, bundled in a muslin cloth and applied over the body in a rhythmic manner. Very effective in treating muscular aches and weakness of the body and it also helps to tone the skin.
Njavarakizhy (Therapeutic) This treatment is done with medicated rice called Njavara, cooked with milk and herbs, tied in muslin cloth bundle and applied all over the body. It is very good for the skin, muscular and nervous system. This adds a glow to the skin and improves complexion
Sirovasthy (Therapeutic) Medicated oil is applied and retained on the head by using a leather cap. An effective treatment to cure the paralytic conditions, by stimulating nervous system.
Hygienic scrub massage (Therapeutic)(Udwarthanam) This is a dry massage with herbal powder. It cleanses the skin, removes dead cells and burns up the subcutaneous fat from the body. This adds a glow to the skin and improves complexion
Rejuvenation massage (Therapeutic & Relaxation)(Abhyangam) This general body massage that uses traditional massage techniques and medicated herbal oils, will rejuvenate and relax the entire body by improving the circulation of vital life fluids and through discharge of waste materials.
Head Massage (Therapeutic & Relaxation) This is a specialised therapy that adds strength and luster to hair. As it stimulates the nerve ending of the scalp and improves circulation and provides a feeling of relaxation
Face Massage (Therapeutic & Relaxation) This procedure works wonders in removing wrinkles, blemishes and pimples and keeps the face young and glowing
Pichu (Therapeutic) A cotton pad socked in medicated oil is placed over the head or the affected part to eliminate aches and pain.
Nasyam (Therapeutic) This involves introducing herbal medicines in to the nasal pathway, which cleanse the sinus and nasal cavity. It also nourishes the sense organs above the neck
Thakra dhara (Therapeutic) This is similar to Shirodhara but instead of oil, medicated buttermilk is poured over the forehead. It cools the system, relives the mental tension generates sleep and is good for curing skin problems.
Kateevasthy (Therapeutic) This procedure is done using medicated preparations which are retained over the low back region, by making temporary ridges of medicinal paste. It is very effective in healing low back pain sciatica etc.
Steam Bath (Therapeutic & Relaxation) This therapy is very effective in eliminating toxins by stimulating sweat glands and by improving blood circulations.
Athletic massage This Ayurvedic massage is commonly used by traditional dancers and martial arts practitioners. The masseur uses his feet to massage the body. It helps to tone the muscular tissue remove fatigue and provide comfort after physical exercise. It increases the body temperature, improves the circulation and provide fresh Oxygen and vital energy to all parts of the body. It flushes out toxins form the body. Hygienic scrub massage This is a dry massage with herbal powder. It cleanses the skin, removes dead cells and burns up the subcutaneous fat from the body. This adds a glow to the skin and improves complexion. Lymphatic massage Its an Indian massage technique, several thousands years old, which uses natural (mainly mustard seed oil & almond oil. Its a precise, gentle massage that focuses on the bodys lymphatic pathways. It relieves anxiety, irritability, depression, paranoia, severe headache etc. Head massage This is a specialised therapy that adds strength and luster to hair. As it stimulates the nerve ending of the scalp and improves circulation and provides a feeling of relaxation Face massage This procedure works wonders in removing wrinkles, blemishes and pimples and keeps the face young and glowing General massage For infants, invalids and the elderly who are unable to exercise, general massage is advised for proper growth and development of muscles. Relaxation massage Yoga and breathing exercises ensure relaxation but massage offers in addition, the miracle of touch. The soothing touch of massage can create wonders. Rejuvenation massage This traditional massage is done with medicated oils, which will rejuvenate and relaxes the entire body by improving the circulation of vital energy. It thoroughly discharges toxins from the body.
Beauty Treatments: Ayurvedic facial This unique procedure will condition and nourish the skin. A face pack with a special blend of rare herbs, with bleaching properties is used to bring a glow to the complexion. The facial will open all blocked pores, eliminate toxins, cleanse the face and improve skin texture.