14 = 12

Marvelous 4.5/5,0

4 Ratings from our customers

No. 1 Hotel in Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary This hotel is the 1 most popular choice for our hotels in Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary. The popularity depends on how often a hotel is called, requested and booked via this website. Ideal for Solo Travelers. This destination is especially suitable for solo travelers. More than 70% of our guests have traveled here alone.

Duke's Forest Lodge

Ayurveda & yoga retreat in jungle paradise

Ecologically constructed resort surrounded by "Mother Nature“, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Professional Ayurveda treatments and authentic yoga reatreats overlooking the jungle and river. Ayurvedic oils made on site. Sister hotel of Nikki's Nest.

Packages and Programmes with Best Price Guarantee

Stay on fullboard

from 3 nights, double room, full-board

  • Fullboard
  • Use of outdoor pool and sunbeds

Telephone booking code: 720P2


Classic Ayurveda Cure

from 7 nights, double room, full-board


  • Panchakarma (cleansing)
  • Rejuvenation

Ideal for eye diseases, diabetes, kidneys, urinary tract, nervous system, insomnia, general Weaknesses and many more.

Contraindications: Acute inflammation, malignant tumors, infectious diseases, tuberculosis.

For Ayurveda Panchakarma we recommend a stay of 3, better 4 weeks.

  • Ayurvedic full board
  • Herbal teas and water
  • First / intermediate and final consultation with the Ayurveda doctor Determination of the doshas and preparation of the individual treatment plan
  • Ayurvedic treatments (daily approx. 2 hours), e.g. Herbal oil full body massage with head massage (partly synchronous), inhalations, panchakarma (Ayurveda detoxification with special herbal juices), Shirodhara oil forehead casting
  • Ayurvedic herbal medicines during the cure
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Transfer from / to Trivandrum Airport or Nikki's Nest

Recommended for the following conditions

High blood pressure, Stress / Exhaustion, Respiratory system / Asthma, Skin / Allergies, Locomotor system, Metabolism / Stomach / Intestines, Heart / Vessels / Circulation

We have already calculated the following discounts for you:

Stay 14 nights - pay for just 13: 1 night free

5% Extended-stay Bonus

1x Facial & Foot treatment

Telephone booking code: 720P1


Duke's Forest Lodge in detail

Your Ayurveda Resort

☀ Duke's Forest Lodge, only 60 km away from Trivandrum, was built 2002 in an ecological and traditional Keralese style. It is located on an extensive property with a caoutchouc plantation, palm trees, cocoa and coffee plants in a true paradise for nature lovers, on the edge of Peppara Wildlife National Park and the foothills of Ponmudi.

How You Reside

5 two-floor Private Villas, built on columns, with bathroom and bedroom as well as a big terrace on the first floor. On the ground floor there is an open relaxation room and the small private pool with Jacuzzi. 1 Cottage at the pool and 4 Standard Rooms in the old mansion are close to the Ayurveda Centre (about 10 minutes by foot from the restaurant) and offer the guest every comfort and are equipped with shower, fan and telephone.
Reception, laundry service, safe, internet access and currency exchange available.

Description of available rooms

Dining & Leisure

The stylish, airy restaurant with view of the Kallar River and the adjoining jungle offers tasty ayurvedic and international dishes with ingredients mainly from own cultivation. Ayurveda cure guests get their food according to their individual dosha type.

Nice big swimming pool with sunbeds and umbrellas.

Ayurveda & Health

Professional ayurvedic purification and regeneration treatments take place in the Ayurveda Center,which has already been awarded with the Green Leaf Certificate for authentic Ayurveda, under the direction of experienced Ayurveda teams, mostly "borrowed" from the main resort Nikkis Nest. If required, an Ayurveda doctor can stay for several days in Dukes Lodge. After consultion with the doctors, a combination of the two houses during the stay is possible. Yoga and meditation are available as well.

Free Time

The team of the Lodge is happy to help you with your free time activities. Recommended are trips in the beautiful surroundings, for example on an elephant, or a trip to the sister hotel Nikki's Nest located directly at the beach. Boat and trekking tours and Jeep Safaris are also offered.

During peak season, cultural events take place on the terrace at the river.

Additional information

Nearby Airports
Trivandrum International Airport (TRV) : (aprox. 40 km / 87 minutes)

Transfer TRV (to & from) with Ayurveda cure and additional person included, otherwise with stay on request.

Good to know

Combine your stay at the Forrest Lodge with an Ayurveda stay at the sister hotel directly at the Indian Ocean and get both the jungle and the beach experience.

Customer reviews

Our travel guides on this topic

Ayurveda Guide

The journey to your inner-self

Download PDF View all travel guides


Duke's Forest Lodge
Book Contact Forward