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Nikki's Nest

Family Ayurveda Resort directly on the Indian Ocean

Idyllic, family-run Ayurveda resort not far from the beach and with its own Herbal Beauty Clinic. The ideal place for a traditional Ayurveda treatment with authentic care and in a dreamlike environment.

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Classic Ayurveda (Panchakarma)

from 7 nights, double room, full-board


  • Panchakarma (cleansing) (from 2 weeks)
  • Rejuvenation

Ideal for circulation, eye and cutaneous diseases, diabetes, respiratory difficulties, kidney, nerves and muscular difficulties. Also helps with stress, insomnia, general weakness, digestion, high blood pressure and allergies.

Not suitable for those with acute inflammation, malignant growths, contagious diseases and tuberculosis.

For the Panchakarma programme it is recommended to stay at least 3 weeks, even better 4 weeks.

  • Ayurvedic full board (3 vegetarian meals per day)
  • Initial consultation with determination of the dosha type, creation of the individual treatment plan, follow up and final consultation
  • Ayurvedic treatments (daily approx. 2 hrs) e.g. full body herbal oil massage combined with a head massage, partly synchronic, Panchakarma (ayurvedic cleansing with specially made herbal juices), Shirodhara oil on the forehead
  • Ayurvedic medicine and remedies as prescribed by doctor
  • Ayurvedic teas and (warm) water
  • Yoga and meditation
  • Transfers to/from Trivandrum Airport

Recommended for the following conditions

Stress / Exhaustion, Respiratory system / Asthma, Skin / Allergies, Eczema / Psoriasis, Obesity / Overweight, Diabetes, Metabolism / Stomach / Intestines, Heart / Vessels / Circulation, High blood pressure

We have already calculated the following discounts for you:

Stay 14 nights - pay for just 12: 2 nights free

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

$34 Special Discount per room, once per stay

1x ayurved. Face and foot treatment/week

Telephone booking code: 722P1



Nikki's Nest in detail

Your Ayurveda Resort

☀ Nikki's Nest is located in south west India, roughly 30 minutes from Trivandrum Airport and located near the well-known Kovalam Beach (ca 9 km). Built on top of a hill directly by the Indian Ocean, Nikki's Nest offers gorgeous views over the picturesque coastline and is wonderfully embedded within the surrounding landscape. A magnificent orchid garden surrounds the grounds and creates a truly private atmosphere. Below the resort is a small integrated Hindu temple.

How You Reside

47 accommodation units are built in traditional Keralese style with a shower/WC, telephone and terrace, some also have a sea view and/or air conditioning, and include 14 Cottages for both couples and single travellers, 22 partly freestanding chalets, 8 spacious "Comfort" rooms located in two buildings (near the restaurant and the Ayurveda Center) as well as 2 traditional wooden buildings ("Kerala House") located near the ocean and former manor house "The Nest" with 2 pools located near the main pool. The cottages are located predominantly in a terraced form above the bathing bay. Rooms for disabled guests are available on request.

Description of available rooms

Food and Enjoyment

2 restaurants, Hibiscus and Orchid, with vegetarian and Indian cuisine. Ayurveda guests receive specially made dishes for their dosha type from the buffet. Lactose and gluten free options available on request. A communal table for single travellers is available on request.

Leisure Time

Swimmingpool, direct access to the beach, yoga hall, internet corner. During the high season, cultural and dance shows are offered upon request. Beauty salon with hair dresser.

Ayurveda & Beauty

Ayurveda Centre and Herbal Beauty Clinic equipped with 19 treatment rooms. A fully qualiflied team of doctors and therapists provide truly authentic Ayurveda treatments. Since 2003, the resort has been awarded with the "Green Leaf Award" from the Government of Kerala. Especially important for the resort is the emphasis on keeping traditional surroundings as a compliment to the treatments themselves.

The children can be taken care of with an advance notification whilst the parents receive their treatments.

Access to the Ayurveda Centre in the upper section of the hotel either by taking the stairs or slight slopes depending on location of the accomodation. A few cottages and accomodation units are positioned near of the centre itself. Yoga and meditation as part of the treatments are offered daily. Possibitlity for additional hours for a supplement course.

Excursions are offered by the hotel.

Additional information

Nearby Airports
Trivandrum International Airport (TRV): (aprox. 19 km / 37 minutes)

Transfer TRV (to/from) included with Ayurveda treatment, with accompanying person upon request.

INFOS English language skills recommended.

Please note:
From 25.6.-15.7.18 the resort will be closed for renovation.

Good to know

"Best Ayurveda Resort"
Winner of the FIT Health & Wellness Award 2014

Besides equipment and service quality, health offers, experience, expertise and innovative ideas were also rated.

Jungle Experience:

Extend your stay after your Ayurvedic package in the dreamy atmosphere of the rainforest in Duke's Forrest Lodge (ca 62 km from the resort). A continuation of the Ayurvedic treatments is also possible. Price depending on accommodation such as: full board in double room from €50 per person. All transfers are included.

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