Introduces A Magical Backwater Expertise With The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Lodge
The Leela Palaces, Motels and Resorts introduced the opening of its second resort in God’s Personal Nation, The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Lodge, additional consolidating its presence in Kerala and fortifying its resort portfolio. The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Lodge completely enhances The Leela Kovalam, A Raviz Lodge, and builds on the model’s presence within the coastal state, with the 2 resorts providing very distinctive and distinctive backwater and seaside experiences, finishing the a lot wanted and serenely lovely Kerala itinerary.
A two-hour drive from the Thiruvananthapuram Airport, this picturesque resort is a tiny hamlet perched on the banks of the shimmering Ashtamudi Lake, fashioned by the confluence of eight lakes, providing a magical backwater expertise that flawlessly balances barefoot luxurious with rustic allure. Placid, serene waters surrounded by lush greenery and swaying coconut timber create a tranquil ambiance good for leisure and rejuvenation. Thoughtfully curated experiences unlock the magic and thriller of the locale and provide an enriching cultural immersion into the vacation spot amidst an awe-inspiring setting.
Talking on the event, Mr. Anuraag Bhatnagar, Chief Govt Officer, The Leela Palaces, Motels and Resorts, stated, “We’re delighted to welcome The Leela Ashtamudi, A Raviz Lodge, an thrilling new addition to our model portfolio. Kerala has traditionally been one in every of our key markets and strategically vital to our progress within the area. The resort marks one other milestone in our journey as we proceed to develop in probably the most alluring leisure locations throughout the nation. This enlargement is in lockstep with the rising demand from the discerning world leisure traveller to expertise significant and transformative journeys which can be an genuine expression of a area’s magnificence, heritage and tradition.”
Commenting on the opening, Dr Ravi Pillai, Chairman, RP Group, stated, “I’m excited to see our partnership with The Leela model evolve and I’m assured that collectively we will play a key position in reworking the tourism sector within the area. The approaching collectively of Raviz and The Leela offers the distinctive alternative to position Kerala on the coronary heart of world leisure and wellness journey and additional reimagine and elevate the excessive requirements of hospitality that exist within the area, with unparalleled ranges of luxurious and heat and gracious service – each of which The Leela model is understood for.”
Integrating the foundational rules of surroundings and sustainability, the resort is elegantly poised in concord with native historical past, evidently enchanting and magnifying the tradition and heritage of the vacation spot by means of impressed design narratives that reference Kerala’s wealthy architectural heritage.
With 93 tastefully appointed rooms that replicate the standard Nalukettu aesthetic of Kerala, the resort is dwelling to a bevy of lodging together with rooms, suites and experiential homes embodying a historic allure that seamlessly blends the previous and the brand new and serves as a window to the resort’s breathtaking pure settings. A captivating décor permeates every room; conventional artefacts and furnishings steeped in tradition pay homage to the historical past and tradition of the locale. Visitors can select between the Tower Wing or the Heritage Wing or elevate their expertise by upgrading to one of many two accessible personal plunge pool villas. The resort additionally options two distinctive conventional experiential homes providing the THARAVADU Expertise — specifically Erattupetta and Anchal — which have a wealthy historical past of greater than 200 years. These looking for final luxurious can reserve a non-public getaway with a tranquil backwater cruise on Mahayana, the quaint houseboat that comes with all of the comforts of a resort and is evocative of all the things that’s quintessentially Kerala.
The resort homes 4 distinctive eating venues: Keraleeyam the multi-cuisine restaurant; Portico Café, serving consolation meals; Raanthal, the floating eating expertise; and Zirkon, the aqua-themed bar. Every venue presents mesmerizing views of the tranquil Ashtamudi Lake and the abundance of nature surrounding it. Contemporary produce sourced regionally imbues the delicacies with regional flavours, whereas easy aromas infused with delicate spices create an epicurean delight of unimaginable sights, flavours, and tastes in all the things starting from delectable genuine Kerala Sadhyas to grand feasts. The spotlight on the menu is Fish Nirvana, the resort’s very personal curated signature recipe, which additionally has a vegetarian model in Paneer Nirvana.
The resort’s Favorite Kerala Ayurveda and Spa interweaves genuine Ayurvedic therapeutic traditions with therapeutic and leisure therapies that use specifically formulated natural blends that soothe the thoughts, physique, and soul. An in depth menu of rejuvenating massages, Ayurveda therapies, and cleansing programmes impressed by conventional methods guarantee an genuine and immersive wellness expertise.
Leisure amenities on the resort additionally embrace an outside swimming pool flanked by azure waters and tropical foliage, for the final word lakeside getaway, and a health centre outfitted with state-of-the-art gear surrounded by panoramic views.
Whether or not it’s an intimate soiree or grand celebration, the resort affords a collection of inviting areas for occasions and conferences of assorted sizes and kinds. From historically impressed structure that gives an enthralling but elegant setting to tranquil gardens and picturesque lake vistas that supply a fascinating backdrop, each occasion is infused with native traditions and bespoke companies that add a contact of tradition, authenticity, and personalization.
Whether or not you search solace in tranquility, rejuvenation in wellness journeys, indulgence in distinctive culinary encounters, or exploration within the vacation spot, this hidden paradise invitations vacationers to actually disconnect and soak in all that’s quintessentially Kerala.
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The Leela Ashtamudi A Raviz Lodge
Kollam – Elamballoor Rd,Palace Nagar, Thevally
+91 474 275 1111