Discovered over 5,000 years ago in India, Ayurveda is one of the world’s oldest systems of healing in the world. Widely known as holistic and natural, the science of Ayurveda aims at restoring the perfect balance to one’s body and mind. There are innumerable Ayurvedic centres that provide massages in Kochi, which do much more than merely relax you; they allow you to have a sense of wholeness and rejuvenation and give you some much-needed inner peace.
Below is a list of the top places offering Ayurvedic massages in Kochi, along with details about the timings and location.
1. Dr Veena's Ayurmantra Treatment Centre
A treatment centre offering classical Ayurvedic treatment for rejuvenating one’s mind, body and spirit, Dr Veena’s Ayurmantra propagates a healthy lifestyle free from disease or ailments. Ayurvedic therapy is unique to each person and is selected based on one’s ‘dosha’ (body type).
Dr Veena's Ayurmantra Treatment Centre is run by a couple, Dr Veena Venugopal and her husband, Dr Hemesh P Joshi. The centre provides its clients with living facilities, as well as other amenities including air-conditioned rooms, vegetarian food, airport pick-up and drop-off and taxi service. They offer several massage options, such as Siropichu, Udwarthanam, Abhyanga, Mukhalepanam and Abhyangam.Timings:
10:00 AM to 05:00 PM dailyLocation:
Valummel Road, Behind Abad Daffodil Gardens, Market Rd, Mekkara, Thrippunithura, Kochi, Kerala (Located approximately 30 kilometres from Cochin International Airport)Website:
2. Ayurveda Sanctum
This treatment centre aims to deliver high-quality therapies with high service standards. It uses homemade oils for massages which are prepared using medicinal herbs infused in the base oil.
The various types of massage offered at Ayurveda Sanctum are Abhyanga, Shirodhara, Marma Therapy, Pizhichil and Face Massage. They also provide several Ayurveda healthcare packages, including Total Ayurveda Experience Package, Destress Package and Diabetes Care Package.Timings:
09:00AM to 09:00PM, daily.Location:
Casabene Building, TM Muhammad Road, Kunnumpuram, Ernakulam, Kochi.Website:
3. Prakruthi Ayurveda Spa & Treatment Centre
Founded in 2012 by Dr Harikumar VR and Mr Jojo Jacob, Prakruthi Ayurveda Spa & Treatment Centre promises a customised treatment plan based on one’s real needs, along with lifestyle and nutrition advice. With trained staff, free wifi and a variety of massages to choose from here are an experience that will help you ‘return to the purity of a child’, as states the centre’s slogan. Some of the massages offered include Abhyangam, Ayurveda Rejuvenation Massage, Kerala Kalari Foot Massage, and many more. Some other massage treatments include Elakizhi, Kativasti, Pizhichil, Shirodhara and Udvarthanam.Timings:
08:00 AM to 05:00 PM, daily.Location:
11/1065 A, Cherai Beach, Cherai, Near Club Mahindra, Kochi, Kerala.Website:
4. Ayurville Ayurvedic Treatment & Spa
The experts at Ayurville provide you with quality services, guidance and advice, along with relaxing massages, various facial and body therapies, for your total wellbeing. It promises holistic ayurvedic care in today’s world filled with problems like stress, pollution, unbalanced diet and other poor living habits. One can enjoy several massage treatments such as Abhyanga, Elakizhi, facial massage, foot massage and more.Timings:
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM, daily.Location:
11/685, Bishop Garden, Behind St. Anthony’s Chapel, Pattalam, Fort Cochin, KeralaWebsite:
5. Veda Wellness Ayurveda Centre
Veda Wellness provides traditional Ayurvedic therapy, spa treatments and yoga to its clients. Specifically focusing on Hatha yoga, Veda Wellness Ayurveda Centre boasts Ayurveda retreats, day spas, detox, nutrition and cooking classes as well as accommodation facilities. These include the Veda Vihar Homestay and the Veda Wellness B&B/Inn.
Some of the Ayurvedic massage services offered here include Abhyanga (rejuvenation), Shiro Abhyanga (head massage) and Mukha Abhyanga (face massage). Some unique massage services provided here are Garbhini Abhyanga (pregnancy massage), Soothika Abhyanga (postnatal massage), Udwarthanam (herbal powder slimming massage) and Marma Abhyanga (deep tissue sports massage). They also offer a number of retreats and packages with details on the website.Timings:
06:00 AM to 09:00 PM from Monday to Saturday and 07:00 AM to 02:00 PM on Sunday.Location:
Bishop Kureethara Road, Fort Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682001.Website:
6. Agastya Ayurveda Kerala Kalari Massage Centre
With an aim to provide authentic Kerala Ayurvedic massages, the Agastya Ayurveda Massage Centre is committed to providing quality wellness treatments in a hygienic, friendly and timely manner. Some of the treatments done here are full body massage, Shirodhara, Shirovasti, Pizhichil, clay therapy, Nasyam and Herbal steam bath.Timings:
08:00 AM to 08:00 PM, daily.Location:
House No. 11/635, Meckenzie Garden, Kochi (Cochin) 682001.Website:
7. Sohum Spa Crowne Plaza Kochi
Offering a variety of relaxing and pampering experiences with a prime focus on Ayurveda, Sohum Spa in Crowne Plaza Kochi is a great choice to detoxify and to establish or maintain the energy balance within you. They also offer Thai, Balinese, Swedish and aromatherapy massages. Some Ayurvedic therapies here are Abhyanga (done by one or two therapists), Champi (Indian head massage), Herbal pouch therapy, Pizhichil, Udwarthanam and Katee Vasthy. You can also opt for some of the Ayurvedic packages, based on a regular spa user’s choices.Timings:
08:00 AM to 08:00 PMLocation:
XI/641A Kundanoor Junction, NH-47 Bypass, Maradu, PO Ernakulam, Crowne Plaza Kochi, Kochi (Cochin) 682304.Website:
8. Fort Ayurveda
An undertaking of the Fort House Hotel, Fort Ayurveda offers prevention, rejuvenation and cure through Ayurvedic treatments along with accommodation facilities. Being surrounded by the beach at the hotel and also Fort Kochi located close by will make it a more relaxing holiday. Some of the day spa treatments offered include Abhyanga (full body massage), Kerala Aroma Abhyanga, Ayur Rasayana (Rejuvenative Therapy) and Shiro Abhyanga (head massage). One can also choose from one of the packages available here.Location:
2/6A Calvathy Road, Kochi (Cochin) 682001.Website:
Ayurvedic massages are a must-try for everyone in today’s fast-paced world – regardless of whether they are suffering from stress or any physical or mental illness. Pampering yourself with a massage is a great way to just kick back, relax and de-stress. However, it is essential to consult with an Ayurvedic expert or therapist before undergoing any massage. It is also important to reveal relevant details about your medical history and current health problems if any.