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Timings : Depends on the facility you opt for

Time Required : 4 - 7 days

Entry Fee : Depends on one is staying in which resort, price starts at 9000 INR per person

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Ayurveda, Poovar Overview

Poovar, a beautiful oasis in Kerala with lakes and hills, is the perfect spot for ayurvedic practices, healing and wellness. Located in the Trivandrum district of Kerala, this place is a haven for people looking to spend some time practising the ancient art of Ayurveda. Resorts in Poovar have Ayurveda sessions to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul through a variety of practices to bring overall wellness. These sessions are based on a universal principle of faith that health and wellness depend on a subtle balance between the three major elements of the human existence- mind, body, and spirit. The key motivation of Ayurvedic healing is to encourage a person to pursue good habits and be fit.

As per Ayurvedic concept, decent health can be attained when one's mind, body, and spirit are in sync with the universe. In keeping with this belief, various Ayurvedic therapies are available here for the benefit of the visitor, and some of these include Neck and Shoulder Massage, Head Massage, Steam Bath, Elakizhi which is the application of herbal powders and medicated oils, Inhalation, Synchronized General Massage and much more. In addition to these, you can also indulge in a number of recreations here such as swimming, indoor games, bird watching and cookery classes which is another niche of stress - relieving activities. 

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Facilities at Poorvar

If you are looking for a relaxing weekend de-stressing your mind, body and soul, Poovar is just the place for you. The serene and calm setting of this destination is perfect to relax and unwind your mind, body and soul, and the many Ayurvedic treatments here at various resorts and establishments only accelerate the process. You can indulge in a soothing body massage here, or focus on other treatments such as herbal face masks, steam baths, aromatherapies and Shirodhara, which is a treatment in which oil is gently poured over one's head. A host of doctors and very seasoned massage persons get together to provide to you an experience where you can feel at one with self through a variety of healing methods and practises to bring all your chakras alive. In addition to these, other facilities here include Motor Boat Cruise, Swimming Pool, Excursions, Indoor Games, Beach, Cookery Classes, Outdoor Barbecue and Boutique Shop as well.

Best Time To Visit Ayurveda

October to February is the most suitable season to visit Poovar as the temperature is pleasant

Stay Near Ayurveda

There are a number of accommodation options which provide an amazing array of services to its patrons. Some of the most popular ones here are Club Mahindra Poovar, Isola Di Cocco, Estuary Island, Poovar Island Resort, Havelia Island Resort, Over The Hill and Hotel Geethu International. Each and every one of these has a unique set of services to provide, so you can make the bookings according to your preferences. 

Restaurants Near Ayurveda

There are a couple of outlets here where you can have a delicious meal which includes Leela Floating Restaurant, Hotel Geethu International, Rifas Restaurant, Amritha Pure Vegetarian Restaurant in addition to a number of makeshift shacks. 

Tips For Visiting Ayurveda

1. As one goes here for healing, it is advisable to not consume alcohol or smoke.
2. One can explain their ailment to the consultant Ayurvedic doctors on the panel of the resort.

How To Reach Ayurveda

Poovar has a smooth connectivity through Trivandrum, which is about 28 kilometres away. By road, you can reach through various southern cities such as Thiruvananthapuram, Kattakada, Kovalam, Vizhinjam and Neyyattinkara via buses and cabs as well. The nearest bus stop is Neyyattinkara in Kerala. 

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