Shinshiva Ayurvedashram
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View over the Arabian Sea
Dr. Shanthi Franklin leads the resort
Kovalam Beach approximately 10 km / 20 min.
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Ayurvedic Indulgence in Harmony with the Waves of the Arabian Sea

Shinshiva is an oasis where tradition and modernity converge to offer you a holistic healing experience.

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Free Wifi
Quiet location
Seaside
Handicapped accessible
Suitable for seniors
Sustainable hotel
Ayurveda doctor
Ayurvedic dosha meals
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Shinshiva Ayurvedashram in Detail

Your Ayurveda Resort

Located on an idyllic hill, Shinshiva Ayurvedasharam offers breathtaking views over the palm groves to the Arabian Sea. Situated in the tranquil coastal town of Chowara, it is just 16 miles from Trivandrum Airport and 5 miles from the renowned Kovalam region, providing a peaceful and rejuvenating atmosphere along with authentic Ayurvedic treatments. Dr. V. Franklin, the founder of Shinshiva and a pioneer in the global spread of Ayurveda, came from a family with over 400 years of Ayurvedic tradition and was awarded the 'Touristic Man of the Year' in 1999. Today, his daughter Dr. Shanthi Franklin leads the resort.

Location & Surroundings

Chowara is a quaint coastal village in Kerala, India, renowned for its secluded beaches and spiritual ambiance. Located near Kovalam, it offers a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle, perfect for relaxation and Ayurvedic treatments. The charming Chowara Beach invites visitors to experience the natural beauty and local culture away from the tourist crowds.

Ayurveda Center

The Ayurveda Center Shinshiva offers top-notch care with four experienced Ayurveda doctors and twenty dedicated therapists who are committed to the well-being of the guests. The center features ten treatment rooms, segregated by gender, and includes an accessible room for individuals with mobility impairments. Shinshiva specializes in alleviating a variety of ailments through bespoke Ayurvedic therapies that promote sustainable improvement in health and well-being.

Free Time

The leisure programme offers a variety of activities and experiences. Traditional festivities such as Onam, Christmas, and New Year's programmes are organised at no additional cost. Ayurveda workshops, cultural events, and Kerala-style cooking classes can be booked on-site for a fee. Private yoga and meditation classes in the open-air yoga centre are available upon request and for a fee (approx. 10€ (UK £9 / USD $11)).

Getting There

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Hotel rooms at a glance

30 rooms divided into four different types in traditional Kerala style, each named after the essence of your experience: Shin, Shiva, Ayur, and Veda. All rooms are equipped with bathroom/toilet, air conditioning, ceiling fan, telephone, living area, and a balcony or terrace.

  • Shin Double Room

      ca. 23 qm · double bed · sea view · balcony
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  • Shiva Double Room

      ca. 23 qm · double bed · sea view
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  • Ayur Double Room

      ca. 23 qm · double bed · partial sea view · balcony
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  • Veda Double Room

      ca. 23 qm · double bed · terrace
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  • Shin SGL=DBL

      ca. 23 qm · double bed · sea view · balcony
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  • Shiva SGL=DBL

      ca. 23 qm · double bed · sea view
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  • Ayur SGL=DBL

      ca. 23 qm · double bed · partial sea view · balcony
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  • Veda SGL=DBL

      ca. 23 qm · double bed
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Location

Shinshiva Ayurvedashram
India, South-West India / Kerala, Kottukal
Trivandrum International Airport (TRV)
approx. 21 km / 33 min

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