5 and 7 Days Ayurvedic Immunity Booster in Trivandrum

Nikki’s Nest Aazhimala Shiva Temple Road Chowara, Trivandrum Kerala, India, 695501





Language

English

Amenities

 Air Conditioner   Beach Chair   Family friendly   Safe in Room   Swimming Pool   Wi-Fi   Yoga Shala 

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Nikki's Nest Kerala

Founded in 1996

Nikki's Nest is a seaside Green Leaf certified Ayurveda Resort in Kerala located near Chowara which is an ancient fishing village just 20 km from the international airport (Thiruvananthapuram International Airport).

The Ayurvedic centre at Nikki's Nest offers an expert team of 25 well-experienced masseurs, 17 treatment rooms, a wholesome Ayurveda kitchen, and energizing Yoga. They have been creating Ayurveda wellness experiences and holidays since 1996.

The Ayurveda Centre manufactures its own medicines and herbal oils at Duke's Forest Lodge. They also offer yoga sessions from Monday to Saturday for all levels of practitioners.

Nikki’s Nest has 47 rooms in 5 categories, two restaurants serving vegetarian and seafood, a sea-facing yoga floor, spacious sun deck by the swimming pool, beauty parlour, gift corner and a compact library.

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Accommodation Overview


The resort is set off an ancient and rustic fishing village and offers views of the expansive ocean and glimpses of our local fishermen setting out in catamarans, lit only by a hurricane lamp and guided by the stars. Designed around open breezy corridors and lush green lawns, cottages at Nikki’s Nest are sprawled across a palm-fringed hillock, gently sloping down to the Arabian sea. All our cottages are equipped will all the necessary comforts required for a rejuvenating holiday, and a private verandah open to various sights and sounds of India’s spectacular south coast. The setting is picture-perfect, the view marvellous and the ambience rustic yet irresistible and laid back.

Amenities

Against booking all our guests are entitled to enjoy the following:

• Swimming Pool
• Spacious Sundeck
• Free Wi-Fi
• Safe Locker
• Currency Exchange
• Tour and Travel Advisor
• Beach Umbrella, Beach Deck and Beach Towels
• Mosquito nets are available on request
• Cultural Shows on special occasions
• Free dental checks upon request
• Credit Cards accepted

Sometimes guests arrive at Nikki’s Nest without their baggage due to technical errors made by the airlines, but they are normally delivered in a day or two. For those traumatic days, Nikki’s Nest provides a ‘’survival kit’’ for free which contains essentials, including a set of unisex outfit for the day.


How to get there

By Plane : Thiruvananthapuram International Airport

By Rail : Thiruvananthapuram Railway Station

By Road : Azhimala Shiva Temple Road Chowara, Thiruvananthapuram


Food Overview


Dining at Nikki’s Nest

Nikki’s Nest has two unique sea facing restaurants. Hibiscus, our vegetarian restaurant, caters vegetarian food to our Ayurveda guests, while Orchid, the sea food restaurant, takes care of one’s sea food cravings and any orders from our menu for both walk in and live-in guests. At Nikki’s Nest, we take great care of any diet needs, restrictions and concerns our guests may have. Over the years, our kitchen has tenderly dealt with various and unique allergies and diets, including those allergic to onions, garlic, tomato, aubergine, capsicum, pineapple, peanuts and white sugar and guests who require a ‘’gluten free’’ or ‘’vegan’’ diet. Guests are free to email and inform us well in advance before check in, as this will give the kitchen sufficient time to welcome you with healthy suitable dishes.  Whatever ‘’out of the book’’ concerns one may have, our chef and his crew have deep-rooted answers and will try and find ways to create food especially for you, according to your health needs.
 

Crafting Ayurveda Food at Nikki’s Nest

 With careful consideration to serve food according to Ayurveda principles, meticulous planning and co-ordination between our Chef and the Ayurveda Vaydyars make it possible for our guests to enjoy Ayurveda food, that has been crafted to suit a unique blend of Indian cuisine and International favourites while basking in the warmth of our tropical sun. Very popular for her authentic vegetarian kitchen, the chef and his crew have created a wave, making the kitchen continuously bustle with activity. Following the principles of Ayurveda, and to enhance detoxification, we only serve a vegetarian buffet for all our guests undergoing treatment. But of course, the sea side could beckon someone to indulge in occasional seafood, which our Chef can cater to, with approval and consultation from our Vadyars (Physicians).  As an extra precaution towards healthcare, the kitchen of Nikki’s Nest uses only bronze cooking vessels as this prevents any kind of metal or alloy adulteration.
 

Nikki’s Promise to Nature’s Food Source

Nikki’s Nest does not believe in the use of artificial food colouring, essence or preservatives, as we strive to serve wholesome healthy meals and we do not wish to adulterate nature for any monetary benefits. In an honest attempt to serve safe and healthy food, all ingredients utilized in the kitchen come from reliable and known sources including our own plantation at Duke’s Forest Lodge, and our family garden. Our kitchen does not believe in storing half cooked food or taste enhancer sauces, as everything is made fresh from scratch. We also do not store chilled aerated, energizing or artificial flavoured drinks, because it has been proved time and again of the high content of sugar and other unwanted chemicals. Being an environment and animal conscious resort, we do not serve meat and any meat products and this concept happens to be complimentary to Ayurveda as well. But being by the sea side, when guests crave for sea food, the Chef serves it on request, and on special occasions. Through the power of vegetarian food, Ayurveda, regular morning Yoga and meditation sessions, we wish to spread the message of good health, and awareness about healthy food and lifestyle through our kitchen and vaidyashala.
 

Nikki’s Cook Book

With repeated requests for the past many years, Nikki’s Nest has finally released her special cook book, much to the delight of all our repeater guests. Nikki’s Cook Book has been designed and created after a lot of research and consultation with Chef Raj, and the management team, Maria Jacob and Nikita Jacob. In addition to recipes mentioned, we have also included a small section listing out the medicinal value of spices used in Indian cooking, consulting our Ayurveda doctors, Dr Praveen and Dr Geetha. The Chef and his crew has put together wholesome vegetarian recipes from our ancient and traditional Indian kitchen, handed down from mother to daughter for generations. Indian ingredients are now available almost the world over at any Indian store. As promoters of animal welfare and environment concerns, the management of Nikki’s Nest has decided to set aside a portion of the income generated from the sale of our cook book towards animal protection and environmental care, as well as for setting up of a much needed staff welfare fund.

What is Included

  • Daily Consultation with the Ayurvedic Doctors
  • Customized treatment plan made to the exact needs of one's body condition
  • Chosen Accommodation
  • Food (Full board meals as recommended by the Ayurvedic doctor)
  • Group Yoga and Meditation classes

What is not Included

  • Tickets and visa
  • Insurance
  • Pick up and Drop