Top 5 Ayurvedic Healing Centers in Kerala

Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort

Kerala is one of the majestic locations of India that is often considered as the ultimate place for a relaxing vacation. But there is much more to Kerala than just its serene natural beauty. A good number of Ayurvedic healing centers have their footprints in this magnificent city. For people who are looking for an Ayurvedic healing center for curing their serious illnesses by natural means or people who are interested in rejuvenating their body and mind, we’ve compile here a list of the top 5 Ayurvedic Healing Centers in Kerala.

1. Athreya
A comfortable and homely place with a peaceful atmosphere and authentic Ayurvedic treatment – that is what Athreya will provide to you. This place is operated by 5th generation ayurvedic doctors. The medicines that are provided are of superior quality since they are made by the concerned people of Athreya with carefully chosen ingredients. The cottages over here are clean, comfortable and with all modern amenities. You will also get internet connectivity in these cottages. You will only get vegetarian food here but the food is healthy as well as tasty. Services provided by the well behaved, friendly and polite medical as well as non-medical staff is commendable. People from around the world, come to Athreya and leave completely satisfied and healed.

2. Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort

Somatheeram Ayurveda ResortPhoto by Fabrice Florin, CC BY-SA 2.0

Established in 1985, this is the world’s first ayurvedic resort. Located around 9 kilometers south of the Kovalam beach is this resort among wide and lush greenery. The resort provides authentic and traditional ayurvedic treatment and therapies. The process starts with a checkup by the doctors and yoga experts of the resort who analyze the individual’s needs and make a chart of the exercises and therapies to be followed by the individual. A separate and personalized diet is also provided along with that. The massages given are meant for long-term benefits and therefore the sessions are long and extended over a number of days. The yoga, healthy diet, massages, all together helps a person to get completely healed and rejuvenates the mind and body of the person. This place has record of healing people with serious ailments such as paralysis and arthritis. For your entertainment, you can avail a boat ride in the backwaters, that is included in the Ayurveda package, or you can enjoy by watching the cultural programs that are performed in the evenings.

3. Kalari Kovilakom
If budget is not a constraint then you can opt for Kalari Kovilakom. In the ancient times this used to be the palace of Vengunad Kingdom which now has been converted to a healing resort. The place is luxurious and breathtaking. However, you need to follow certain rules while you are residing in this palace. You will not be provided any meat in your diet nor will you be allowed to take alcohol in the palace. You cannot use any leather shoe inside the resort too. The resort does not provide any means of entertainment, not even television. But all these minor restrictions can be put up with since the healing process of this place is outstanding. Everything that you will receive here will be customized as per your need, be that the therapy, yoga, food or other healing methods. In the evenings you can engage in the chanting of hymns for relaxation. This place provides complete and deep healing to the mind and body.

4. Sarovaram Ayurvedic Health Center
For budget conscious people, this is an ideal choice for ayurvedic healing. Owned by the family of ayurvedic doctors who are into this for 3 generations, this healing center provides authentic and realizable healing treatment at a reasonable cost. Located near the serene backwaters, this place is spread on a wide 3 acres of greenery near Kollam. For entertainment, you can engage in activities like a ride to the backwaters in a houseboat, enjoy the dance performances in the evening, or take a trip to the lovely nearby villages.

5. Kairali Ayurvedic Health Village
Spread on a vast 50 acres of land, this healing center is located in the midst of the indefinable beauty of the Western Ghats in a small town called Palakkad. The place is beautifully and aesthetically designed with a stream running next to each of the cottages. There is also a swimming pool and an organic garden inside the premises. The place uses genuine and reliable ayurvedic processes. There are yoga sessions and meditation early morning. They provide only vegetarian food and no meat or alcohol is allowed. Kairali has its wings spread within and outside India. It has 25 centers in various locations in India and 20 centers in different foreign countries as well.

It is believed that natural surrounding plays an important role in the healing of a person, whether it is the healing of the body or the mind. Kerala not only provides its magnificent natural beauty and serenity but also hosts some of the best ayurvedic healing centers. Kerala, said to be “God’s own country, is therefore a perfect choice for the purpose.