Soma Kerala Palace 3*+, Cochin (Kerala)


Address: Soma Kerala Palace, Chempu P.O., Cochin, Kerala, INDIA


 

What makes Soma Kerala Palace different from other holiday resorts is its ancient architecture which is recreated using master pieces, about 250 years old, disbanded from their actual site. Classical art forms such as Koodiyattom, Thulall and Padayani, performed by veterans of the art, form a part of the Kalaa Sandhya (Cultural Evening) which was once a means of entertainment for the royalty. The resort set on an island on the Vembanad Lake, Chempu, Cochin, Kerala, is at a distance of 4 kms from Vaikkom town. Our special boat service brings our guests from the mainland to the resort. The hotel is at a distance of about 56 km from the Kochin airport while the Trivandrum international airport is located 150 km away from Soma Kerala Palace. Located centrally at Chempu in Kumarakom, the hotel offers proximity to the Chempu Market and St. Thomas RC Church Chempu.

The backdrop of the lilting backwaters and the swaying palms makes the setting picture perfect. It is one place where you will find all your worries ebbing away and your spirits elevating. So take a break from the monotony of daily life to experience Kerala the way it is. The architecture at Soma Kerala Palace is a blend of several remarkable structures that belong to a long-gone epoch. It is for this reason, that each of our rooms rather, royal chambers, have an old-world aura.

At Soma Kerala Palace, they bring alive some old forgotten recipes of Kerala that were known for their delicious flavours and nutritive value. One fine example being Panankanji, a dish prepared with the processed trunk of palm trees. The restaurant also serves multi cuisine, sea food favourites and Ayurveda Vegetarian. The Ayurveda menu includes a variety of salads, juices, sprouts and greens.


Ayurveda at Soma Kerala Palace

The power of Ayurveda lies in its ability to remove toxins from the body. Ayurvedic treatments of Kerala like Uzhichil, Pizhichil, Dhaara, Njavarakkizhi, Thalapothichil and Ilakizhi can effectively cure a number of skin diseases, neuro-muscular disorders, gynecological and respiratory problems to name a few.

Generally, a person undergoing Ayurvedic treatments is advised to practice Yoga and Meditation since it helps isolate the mind from all thoughts, worries and anxieties. Ayurveda and Yoga are sister sciences. While Ayurveda deals chiefly with the health of the body and mind, Yoga deals with spiritual health. At Soma Kerala Palace, these treatments and Yoga sessions are conducted under the supervision of experts. These treatments not only cure your physical illnesses but also give you a sense of well being. Avail services of Ayurveda spa to invigorate your mind, body and soul.


Yoga at Soma Kerala Palace

Yoga is perhaps the world’s first system to recognize the connection and interaction between body and mind. References to Yoga can be seen in many ancient texts such as the Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharatha, and the Vedas etc. The most distinguished and noted propagator of Yoga was the great sage Patanjali, the author of the treatise “Yoga Sutras.” He was perhaps the first to record the principles of Yoga handed over from generations to generations orally.

One of the six systems of Indian philosophical thought, Yoga is the art of living a healthy and contended life. It is the science of man identifying the approach required for physical well-being, mental peace, harmony and moral elevation. A person trying to master Yoga must understand that it is a long journey with constant need of perseverance, persistence, dedication and total surrender. It also necessitates the involvement of Yoga principles in every aspect of life.


Accommodation

The architecture at Soma Kerala Palace is a blend of several remarkable structures that belong to a long-gone epoch. It is for this reason, that each of our rooms rather, royal chambers, have an old-world aura.

Maharaja Suite A/c: It is a traditional Kerala wooden house with antique doors and furniture. The suite has a living room, a bedroom and attached bathroom with hot and cold water facilities. The room provides backwater (lake) view. It has a verandah with an exclusive backwater (lake) view. The whole Kerala House has suite rooms and palace rooms rented separately.

Yuvaraja Suite A/c: It is a traditional Kerala wooden house with antique doors and furniture. It has a bigger sized bedroom and attached bathroom with hot and cold water facilities. The room provides backwater (lake) view. It has a verandah with an exclusive backwater (lake) view. The whole Kerala House has suite rooms and palace rooms rented separately.

Palace Rooms A/c: It is a traditional Kerala wooden house with antique doors and furniture. It has a bedroom and attached bathroom with hot and cold water facilities. The room provides backwater (lake) view. It has a verandah with exclusive backwater (lake) view. The whole Kerala House has suite rooms and palace rooms rented separately.


Fact sheet

In-Room Facilities

Open veranda Air conditioning
Telephone Hot water

Services & Activities

Ayurvedic hospital Pool
yoga and meditation Ayurvedic clinic
Ayurvedic beauty shop Internet Cafe
Fax Tailor
Gift shop Doctor on call
Currency exchange Travel desk
Mini conference room Multi cuisine restaurant
24 hour room service Indoor games
Boating on Lake Vembanand Cultural programme



This information was last updated in May 2015