Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, today announced another addition to the Vivanta by Taj portfolio with the opening of the new spa resort in North Kerala, the Vivanta by Taj – Bekal.
Bekal is a picturesque and delightful destination that is waiting to be discovered. This sprawling 25-acre resort is located in the Kasargod district in northern Kerala. Nestled in the midst of a rustic environment, it is located on the meandering Kerala backwaters and by the side of the Kappil River, with easy access to the beach. It was launched today, March 12.
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The architectural style of Vivanta by Taj – Bekal is inspired by the Kettuvallam house boats that are unique to this region. The hotel is home to a Jiva Grande Spa, spread over 165,000 sq feet.
The Jiva Spa menu at Vivanta Bekal features signature experiences, Ayurveda programmes, Indian therapies, Indian aromatherapy, scrubs and wraps, and beauty rituals rooted in the rich and ancient wellness traditions of India.
The romantic dining spaces include Latitude the all-day dining facility, Ivory – a majestic dome shaped island bar with an enchanting water garden moat around it, barbecue by the pool side, and gazebos for intimate private dinners by the Kappil waters.
In keeping with the Vivanta promise of unexpected surprises and charming ‘Vivanta Motif’ experiences, this beach side resort offers signature must-dos that will linger for a lifetime, according to Taj Hotels.[ Also Read: World’s Tallest Hotel to Open in Dubai ]
Vivanta by Taj is a 5-star hospitality brand positioned in the upper-upscale segment and is a part of Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces.
Currently comprised of 24 hotels and resorts in India and the Indian Ocean region, Vivanta by Taj is represented across key metropolitan capitals as well as popular holiday destinations like Goa, Kerala, Rajasthan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.
Established in 1901, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is one of Asia’s top groups of hotels, comprising 96 hotels in 55 locations across India with an additional 16 international hotels in the Maldives, Malaysia, Australia, UK, USA, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Africa and the Middle East.