Sunday, April 29, 2012

A Visit To Kairali, An Ayurvedic Health Resort.

Some of my friends had visited Baba Ramdev's ayurvedic treatment centres, where they stayed for a couple of weeks, got rejuvenated and came back.  My cousin said that it was very good.  Ramdev's centre is in Haryana which is too far off for us.  So, when we heard about this Kairali Ayurvedic Health Resort at Palakkad, near Coimbatore, we thought we will visit this place, first, just to have a look at the place.    We stayed there for 2 nights and enjoyed the village type atmosphere.  No traffic, so no air pollution, no sound pollution, clean air and good ayurvedically prepared food in their canteen.  They have got their own vegetable garden and use those vegetables in the canteen.

The latest amenities also were there like A/C and TV! So, I think we, city people, will be able to stay there for long.  Free yoga class was there and I did my yoga in the open with the other guests.  Went for a long walk with my husband early in the morning. It was very peaceful.  My son was happily reading some book, lying in a hammock tied among trees in daytime.  The staff members were very polite so, there was no tension anywhere. Good, experienced ayurvedic doctors take care of the treatments.  They have got walking tracks, swimming pool, tennis court etc. too.

Now, to some pictures of the houses where guests stayed for treatments.  Each and every house was in different shape (according to vastu, it seems)!

We saw names for all the houses like Moolam, uttaraadam, pooyam etc. The name of the stars.

This brick is porus.  I have seen these bricks used for building compound walls in Mangalore.  Here, they  have built houses with these!

Typical village look!

Look at the beautiful!

We used to sit here and chat...though just for 2 evenings!

Inside the house

The inside walking path

Dining room.  The vegetarian food was simple and  very tasty

We enjoyed our stay there.  It was just the three of us, I, my husband and our son.  We had a lot to talk to without any outside disturbance or work pressure.  Sat in the outside veranda and chatted a lot, watching butterflies and snails and some birds! It was a nice pleasant experience! 


Saritha said...

Lovely surroundings...I too heard a lot about Kairali,my sister's blaw and co-sister worked there for some days (both are ayurvedic doctors)

The pictures shows who much good time you had there away from busy life and pollution....

ashok said...

Looks like a Wonderful place! and that's not brick - its Laterite stone...

Bikram said...

Wow what a lovely place that is ..
Thank you for sharing :)


Sandhya said...

VARUNAVI: Yes, it was interesting for a change, Saritha! Thank you!

ASHOK: Yes, it is a wonderful place to relax, Ashok. Thanks for the information.

BIKRAMJIT: Thank you, Bikram!

KParthasarathi said...

I like the ambience.Is ayurvedic treatment mandatory?Can we just go and relax there?It would have benefitted the readers if you had given the tariff for accommodation and food

Sandhya said...

K.PARTHASARATHY: Please click on the name of the resort. I have given their link. You will know more information about them.

Somebody told me that a number of NRIs come here for just relaxation before leaving India. You will like it, Partha Sir! Their vegetarian food is very good. They serve just vegetarian food.

Destination Infinity said...

This place seems to be interesting. I am not interested in ayurvedic treatments, but the ambiance is too good to stay for a couple of days. If the food is also good, one can happily relax there.

Destination Infinity

Bhagyashree said...

Love it!! But I will not be going this time at least. At presnt staying with papa mummy with nothing to do sounds rejuvenating. ;) Seriously want to be with them :D

Renu said...

Looks such a lovely place..feel like going:)

Ramakrishnan said...

Wow. Fabulous place & beautiful pics. Paradise found !

Sandhya said...

EXCITING SONGS(ES): Yes, this is a nice place to relax and sit with a good book! Yes, food is very good with salaads soups, deserts etc. Not much oil is used but still tastes good.

BHAGYASHREE: Yes, staying with your parents is more rejuvenating than all the high fi ayurvedic treatments, Bhagyashree. Enjoy!

RENU: Make a trip, Renu. You will enjoy!

R.RAMAKRISHNAN: Yes, the place is very good, Ramakrishnan Sir!

Misterio Vida said... you are also the person who use ayuverdic medicine... unfotunantely, lot of people now dont go to these treatments :(

SM said...

wonderful place cool calm relaxing one

Kavita Saharia said...

Sounds like a place that my husband would love.He is a big fan and follower of yoga and likes quite and calm places.The place looks very beautiful and serene with so much greenery around.The thought of your son enjoying hammock made me envy :)

Sai Charan said...

So peaceful, calm, tranquil and soothing surroundings, thank you Sandhyaji for sharing all those photos, can imagine the essence of those serene surroundings!!

Even if the stay is for a short period, am sure you enjoyed the most, even watching sunrise and sunset would be lovely experience amidst such pleasant greenery!!

Glad all 3 of you relaxed at Kairali, I'll tell my parents about it, it sure looks a good place to visit :)

Sai :)

Anu said...

Very tastefully decorated place Sandhya! The lock is still the show stealer! Great! So, it should've been a welcome break for you and yours!
I love to sleep on hammock along the beach and read book! Have never done that :(

Wini said...

The pictures are beautiful maami!

So refreshing it must have been, to stay in such a clam and beautiful place. :)

The door looks so old and solid!

Ruprekha said...

So neat and beautifully made, gives a peaceful feeling. Just the kind of place I would love to be on a holiday.
Thanks for sharing.

Usha Pisharody said...

Sounds lovely and looks heavenly. In my backyard I know :) :) My parents' house, in the same district has a similar ambience, being in the back of the beyonds, and so it really is as you say, an experience that you want to come back to!

Anonymous said...

This place seems really nice. I was on the look out for exactly such a place and also for someone who has been there. I am planning it for my vacations this year. It's so close to my hometown. Thank's for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Nice place to visit

Beautiful just like rural villages

thanks for sharing and visiting my blog

BK Chowla, said...

We have similar sounding names for Spa and massage centres in Delhi.I wonder if they are the same set of people

Sandhya said...

MUHAMMAD ISRAR: Some very good ayurvedic doctors are there, Muhammad Israr. My dust allergy and Migrane headache got cured with ayurvedic medicine. It takes a long time treatment unlike allopathic medicine.

SM: Yes, SM!

KAVITA: This is a nice place to relax, Kavita. Every place is clean and well maintained. We enjoyed our stay there.

SAICHARAN: Yes, Sai, we enjoyed our stay here. Please ask your parents to visit too!

VAISH: Yes, it was a relaxed break for us.

My son enjoyed reading, lying in the hammock. He was reluctant to come out of it.

ASHWINI SRIRAM: Yes, the door and the lock is very good. I saw the same type of lock in the saree shop Sarangi, here in Chennai!

Yes, the stay was a happy one, Ashwini!

RUPREKHA: You will enjoy the place, Ruprekha and thank you!

USHA PISHARODY: I remember your pictures of dogs in the garden at your grandma's place. The area resembled this. My grandma's place also was like this in Udupi, with coconut and banana gardens. For us they are just memories now.

JYOTHI: Please visit, you will enjoy, Jyothi!

KRISHNA: Yes, very rarely we come across places like these. Thank you, Krishna.

BK CHOWLA: I remember reading that they have some branches. I have given the link.

Anonymous said...

This place makes me want to go to Kerala. Its been so long since I have gone there! The recount and pictures truly tell you had lovely time at the center :)

Swaram said...

Such a simple and beautiful place! Love the look and feel of it :)

The lock like a trishul - wow! That's some creativity :)

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R. Ramesh said...

useful information indeed..rombo nalla irruku maam

Sujatha Sathya said...

what a beautiful place! just being there in such lovely surrroundings is rejuvenating and a treatment would only be an icing on the cake

Rahul Bhatia said...

That place looks so heavenly, Sandhya!

P.N. Subramanian said...

I never knew about it. Although I stay at Bhopal I frequently visit Chennai, Coimbatore and Thrissur. I need to experience it. Thanks a lot for a wonderful post.

Sandhya said...

deepsspeakingup: Yes, we enjoyed our visit to this place. It is typical Kerala area!

SWARAM: Yes, this is a nice place to relax. I admired the lock and so the picture!

RAMESH: Thank you, Ramesh!

SUJATHA SATHYA: Yes, Sujatha, thank you!

RAHUL BHATIA: Thank you, Rahulji!

PN SUBRAMANIAN: Please visit this place. I am sure you will enjoy this, Subramaniam Sir.

R. Ramesh said...


Roshmi Sinha said...

Nice captures. Thanks for sharing. And porous bricks?! Never heard of them before. My GK traveled northward, thanks to you :)

Sandhya said...

ROSHMI SINHA: You plan to visit this place, Roshmi. I am sure you will enjoy the trip!

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