With a beautiful pool and 14 acres of exotic tropical gardens, Vivanta by Taj – Kovalam is a unique blend of seaside resort, hill retreat, backwater hideaway and indulgent spa.

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Key information

Set above the golden sands of Samudra, with shops and restaurants close by and Kovalam village a short taxi ride away, 30 minutes from Trivandrum airport.

Airport transfer time: 30 minutes
Rooms: 59

Trip Advisor Traveller’s Choice Awards 2012 Trip Advisor reviewers have voted Vivanta by Taj: Top 25 Hotels in India - 25th Relax around the stunning freeform infinity pool or at the Jiva Spa which is set amid lush greenery and waterfalls. There is an all-day coffee shop, bar, main restaurant and a stylish oceanfront restaurant specialising in coastal cuisine.

Accommodation information

59 rooms each with air-conditioning, television, telephone, minibar, bath with shower and large French windows opening onto a balcony or terrace. Superior Gardenview Rooms are set in hillside elephant grass thatched cottages with garden views. Superior Seaview Rooms enjoy the same setting and offer panoramic views of the sea and backwaters. Deluxe Suites are larger and feature a sitting room.

Good to know

Minimum stay: 3 nights 22-27 Dec, 5 nights 01-05 Jan, 27-31 Dec. During late Jan/early Feb a ten day festival is held in the temple adjacent to the hotel. Loudspeakers will be in use and there may be some noise disturbance.

Kuoni plus*

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Bonus Night Offers

Stay for 4 nights on FB, HB or RB basis for 1 bonus night free on RB basis.

  • Valid 16APR to 20DEC, valid 06JAN to 31JAN or valid 01MAR to 31MAR.

Honeymoon Offers

Complimentary fruit basket and cake.

  • Valid 16APR to 31MAR on all meal plans and in all rooms.
  • This offer applies to each room and to each day of the stay and is applicable once.
  • Not valid with single saver offers or child discount offers.

Bonus Night Offers

Stay for 4 nights on FB, HB or RB basis for 1 bonus night free on RB basis.

  • Valid to 29MAR, valid 13APR to 20DEC, valid 10JAN to 31JAN, valid 01MAR to 20MAR or valid 04APR to 15APR.

Honeymoon Offers

Complimentary fruit basket and cake.

  • Valid to 15APR on all meal plans and in all rooms.
  • This offer applies to each room and to each day of the stay and is applicable once.
  • Not valid with single saver offers or child discount offers.

Food and Beverage Offers

15% discount on food and beverage (excluding alcohol).

  • Valid to 29MAR or between 13APR and 31JAN or between 01MAR and 20MAR or between 04APR and 15APR on all meal plans and in all rooms.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 5 days or more and is applicable once.

Spa Offers

10% discount on the spa.

  • Valid to 29MAR or between 13APR and 31JAN or between 01MAR and 20MAR or between 04APR and 15APR on all meal plans and in all rooms.
  • This offer applies to each room for stays of 5 days or more and is applicable once.

*Offers are subject to change and special discounts may replace the above Kuoni Plus offers. For confirmation of the offers valid for your holiday, please use our online booking process (valid offers are shown below ‘what’s included’ or by clicking the ‘K+ offers’ button) or call us on 01306 856 101.