Sunday, 30 December 2012

Kerala Festivals

Kerala is a land of festivals With every change of season the secular and friendly people of Kerala celebrates Kerala Festivals with great enthusiasm and joy. Among all the festivals in Kerala, Onam is the biggest one and is celebrate as the national festival of the state, Kerala.
Onam is the most famous and important festival of Kerala. All Malayali's irrespective of religion celebrate it. It falls in the Malayalam month of Chingam (Aug-Sept). It is the harvest festival of Kerala. The first day of Malayalam month Medam is celebrated as Vishu in Kerala. Vishu is considered as the beginning of the New Year by the Keralites. Begin an auspicious day, it is a common belief that the fortune of the coming year depends on the Vishu day.
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Thursday, 27 December 2012

Kerala Health Tourism

Kerala is one of the world's fifty must see destinations according to the National Geographic. It is because of Kerala's natural beauty that Kerala is known as God's Own Country, and is visited by numerous tourists every year. There are honeymoon trips, vacation trips, business trips etc. Yet there is another group of tourists who prefer to come to Kerala for medical tourism. Medical tourism is a combination of tourism and medical industries which has gained momentum during the last few years. Medical tourism is a fast growing part of the tourism industry.
Kerala is well known in other countries as a health destination for allopathy, ayurveda and dental treatments. Kerala is famous for its several medical therapies such as Ayur
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Friday, 21 December 2012

Somatheeram Beach

Somatheeram is a unique Ayurvedic Health cum Holiday resort where the season never ends and tranquility prevails. It is a mini-cosmos of Kerala, flaunting the richest specimens of its architecture, sculpture and Somatheeram is also a perfect hideway far from mass tourism Nine kilometers south of the renowned Kovalam Beach and 21 Kilometers from the state capital Trivandrum.

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Tuesday, 18 December 2012

About Kanyakumari

The name of this place has been christened after the virgin goddess – Kanyakumari Amman. Mythological stories depict that Goddess parvati under the disguise of Devi Kanniya did a penance in one of the rocks in this area to reach the hand of Lord Shiva. This place is also a popular pilgrimage. The tourists who visit this southern most tip of India would certainly enjoy the exuberant scenes of the sunsets, the sunrises especially on full moon days. The nature of the sand in the beaches of Kanyakumari is unique as it is multicolored.
        Lakhs of tourist, round the year are lured by the serene beauty of this place and the spectacles of sunrise and sunset. Though sunrise can be viewed throughout the year, sunset is visible only from October 15 to March 15 from this southernmost tip.  But one can view both sunrise and sunset throughout the year from atop a hill called Murugan Kundram which offers a panoramic view of Kanyakumari.  The sunset and moonrise can be seen almost simultaneously on full moon days from the same spot. It is a unique spectacle. 
 Amidst the sea there are two rocks known as ‘twin rocks’ both contributing to the rich Indian heritage with the monuments of swamy Vivekananda and Saint Thiruvalluvar.
Kanyakumari and its surroundings are believed to be part of the land which was created by Parasurama, incarnation of Lord Vishnu.  Folktales and mythological stories speak volumes about Kanyamymari.
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Ponmudi Hill Stations

Ponmudi is a hillstation in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. Ponmudi hill station is connected to Trivandrum by a narrow winding road offering scenic views on the way to Ponmudi. Kerala Ponmudi is home to many beautiful mountain flowers, exotic butterflies, springs and rivulets.
The region is also occupied by spice and tea plantations and is dotted with waterfalls and view points. This hill destination is ideal for long walks and treks. A tour to Ponmudi would reveal that resorts of all varieties and hues in the god's own country, i.e. Kerala. There are several hotels and resorts in Ponmudi.
Ponmudi is an enchanting hill resort with narrow pathways and cool environment. There are excellent opportunities for trekking in Ponmudi

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Friday, 14 December 2012

Spa Resorts in Kerala

A spa resort is a place for relaxation. A spa resort provides a relaxing experience for people staying at the resort. The ideal spa activities in a spa are mud baths, meditation classes, spa cuisine etc.
A real spa resort offers golf, tennis, swimming, kids clubs, gyms etc. They offer exercise classes. The recent resort spas are bigger and more lavish. Resort spa restaurants generally offer spa cuisine with rich food.
Kerala is the mainland of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing science. The spa resorts mainly focus on establishing physical, mental and spiritual well-being through Ayurveda.
Coconut Lagoon Kumarakom, Marari Beach Mararikulam, Somatheeram Spa Resort Kovalam, Taj Garden Thekkady, Taj Garden Kumarakom are the most popular spa resorts in Kerala.
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