On the banks of the Ashtamudi Lake (Kollam, Kerala), a new resort ‘The Backwater Retreat’ has been opened by Club Mahindra. It attempts to recreate the splendour of the traditional South Travancore kingdom including a 75-year-old family house of Kerala (tharavad).
The retreat has plenty of entertainment activities besides yoga and meditation sessions. Under the supervision of a trained Ayurveda doctor, you can indulge in an Ayurveda treatment.
The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram, 71 km away; the nearest railway station is Kollam and the resort is accessible by ferry from the Kerala State Water Transport Corp.
For details call 24975176.