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State Tourism Award Winner

Samudra, KTDC - Best Two-Star Hotel

A winner of Kerala Tourism's award in the two-star category and one of the flagship hotels of Kerala Tourism Development Corporation Hotels and Resorts, Samudra is a delightful experience for travellers to Kerala. It is especially so, because of the hotel's proximity to the seas and the range of conveniences it has for the guests.

Samudra, the beachside hotel is situated at Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram, which is the capital city of Kerala. Kovalam is a well-known beach resort in the world that has three stunningly beautiful palm-fringed coves. Samudra is perched on a rocky slope in one of the palm-fringed coves here at Kovalam. This hotel over the years has become an integral part of enjoying beach holidays for visitors to Kovalam.

The name of this beach resort itself means 'ocean.' Samudra with its well-appointed sea-facing rooms, seafood specialties and the rejuvenating Ayurveda, easily adds value to those who would love to holiday in Kerala.

If we are to check out some of the facilities at Samudra, we would come across those meant for Ayurveda therapies, a multi-cuisine restaurant, beer parlour, swimming pool and poolside bar. Other facilities that can be availed of by the guests are in-house movies, travel assistance, car hire, laundry, doctor-on-call and currency exchange.

While looking forward to a comfortable stay at Samudra, the type of rooms that come in the premium and deluxe categories here are quite inviting for the guests.

And for those who would like to unwind and also engage in some serious business thoughts; Samudra is again the ideal destination for them. Samudra has a range of conference options that comes in styles of theatre, classroom, U-shape and lawn.

Those interested in holiday packages from Samudra would also find some of the deals quite exciting and engaging.

During your stay at Samudra, the morning and evening walks inside the property or along the beach are quite a rejuvenating experience. One can also stroll down to nearby Eve's beach. Thrilling catamaran experiences also awaits the guests at Samudra.

Once you are at Samudra, it is a perfect base for you to explore some of the nearby attractions. The nearby lighthouse, the backwaters of Thiruvallam, the 2000-year-old Parasurama temple, the fishing village of Vizhinjam, the Vizhinjam Rock-cut Cave temple and the Vizhinjam marine aquarium are some of them.

In its very design, location and ambience, Samudra captures the essence of the sun, the sand and the sea. And travellers from all over the world invariably would find Samudra as one of their best bets in Kerala, to enjoy a wholesome and memorable beach holiday.

Getting there:

Nearest bus terminal: Thiruvananthapuram, Just 16 km.
Nearest railway station: Thiruvananthapuram, Just 16 km.
Nearest airport: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 14 km.

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Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, Park View, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India - 695 033
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