Located in Palakkad, Kalari Kovilakom Ayurveda can be called a Palace for Ayurveda therapies and treatments offering complete wellness and healing of the mind, the body and the soul. The Vengunad Ruler Dharmavarman and his people had built Kalari Kovilakom during the 19th century. The green surroundings, tropical Kerala weather and the tranquility spread all around have a calming effect and completely relax the guests. This retreat has well-maintained accommodation options and serve nutritious food. They have special intensive wellness-based programs created on ancient Indian science, Ayurveda and are clubbed with Yoga and Meditation sessions. The palatial setting of the resort completely mesmerizes. The evenings are buzzing with hymns and chanting. Rejuvenation and therapeutic programs like Anti-ageing, Beauty and skin treatments, Anti-stress therapies etc. are offered here.
Kalari Kovilakom has a total of 18 spacious heritage suites decorated in traditional style. Most of the things in the suites including the floor tiles and the king-size four-poster beds have been restored carefully and give an amazing feel. Special wooden slats on the windows allow fresh air and light to come inside the rooms on the first floor, keeping the noon heat away. There are no television sets in the rooms as the idea is to stay away all sorts of hullabaloo. The suites are divided into:
Kalari Kovilakom has an Ayurvedic kitchen that too follows the Ayuvedic concept of holistic wellness. The dishes prepared are vegetarian and are devoid of unnecessary spices and oil. Food is prepared only in iron, brass and clay vessels. Fresh ingredients, spices and vegetables are going to taste delicious and the aromas are going to soothe you. The tasty gram and sprout salad served in brass katories or cups on a banana leaf is quite flavorful. Gain rich fiber from organic rice and relish buttermilk to cool your system.