the sea breeze, the lush gardens, the swinging palms and the
serene backwaters. And nestled across 26 acres, our cottages
and villas play hide and seek. Sit under swinging day beds.
Stretch out on deck chairs. Explore open spaces that are refreshingly
breezy. The perfect blend of modern design with raw country,
in our luxurious hotel rooms at Vivanta by Taj – Bekal.
CHARM ROOM WITH BALCONY Style and comfort – get it all with
our 330 square feet rooms! These rooms are fully equipped for
your business and leisure needs.
CHARM ROOM WITH SIT OUT A lounge bed in your own private
courtyard. Our spacious 330 square feet rooms are the perfect
DELIGHT VILLA WITH COURTYARD Enjoy a 611 square feet private
courtyard with outdoor showers, a large tub, day bed and a stylish
fountain leading to these spacious 470 square feet rooms.
DELIGHT VILLA WITH PLUNGE POOL A private pool in your own
private courtyard. Your comfort is at the top of our list!
INDULGENCE VILLA WITH PLUNGE POOL More space means more
pleasure! Sink into your private pool in a private 611 square
feet courtyard. Bliss!
TEMPTATION VILLA WITH TERRACE
TEMPTATION VILLA WITH PLUNGE POOL
OUTSIDE. DELICIOUS. This vibrant all-day diner in Bekal has
a chic uncarpeted indoor space with sculptured damsels delightfully
stretching across the centre area. Step out and enjoy the wooden
terrazzo with alfresco seating and cosy sit outs overlooking
the infinity pool and the backwaters. Latitude, one of the best
multi-cuisine restaurants in Bekal, is where Chef Valentine
and his team conjure up Continental, Middle Eastern, Far Eastern
and traditional local Kerala favourites. Recharge in the casual
ambience with open, interactive kitchens. Take your pick from
the buffet or sit back and relish a menu specially designed
by our chefs. A hot favourite is the Karimeenpollichathu (Pearl
spot fish steamed in banana leaf with a unique tamarind based
paste). And the bamboo steamed puttu (rice cake) with a spicy
chick pea curry is to die for. You must try the traditional
Kerala banana leaf lunch, served with local flavour, and lots
of affection by staff dressed stylishly in the traditional fashion.
PERFECT HARMONY. JUST GO IVORY. You've seen the artistic elephants
all across the property. Now you are welcomed to the elephant's
watering hole. The chic elephant-themed Ivory Bar is one of
the best lounges in Bekal. This is where exotic cocktails, fine
wines and a host of international spirits are complemented by
great cocktail snacks.The Ivory Bar brings alive a unique brand
of nightlife. Quench your thirst for eclectic style and designer
décor. Soak in the vital, modern interiors. All in symmetry
and perfect balance. Chill to the wide range of world music
with dramatic views of the backwaters as a backdrop. Sample
the mix of signature Vivanta by Taj cocktails. Allow Vishnu,
our gifted mixologist to offer you Nature's Gift. A white rum
based cocktail that balances ginger, cardamom, cinnamon and
clove with cool coconut water. The South Indian Sangria with
curry leaves, Cointreau, red wine and sugar syrup is another
BY THE POOL
THERE‘S SMOKE, THERE'S SIZZLE. While on the poolside, look west
and it's the Arabian Sea; look straight ahead and the breathtaking
backwaters of the Kappil River stare back at you. Look in your
plate and discover barbecue food with a fresh twist at BBQ by
the Pool! As fresh as fresh can be, at one of the finest barbeque
restaurants in Bekal. Enjoy the Fresh Catch of the day straight
from the nets to your plate. Delightfully grilled the way you
like it. We rely on the breeze from the sea and the backwaters
to spread the good word of what is on the charcoal grill. Last
heard, the ethnic spiced mackerel served on a bed of idiyappam
(rice vermicelli) was making headlines.
FISHED OUT BY THE BAY. By the Bay, Bekal pays tribute to Kerala
cuisine. The swaying palms; the playful sea; the bracing breeze;
the imaginative architecture that evokes an unmistakable sense
of Kerala in its wooden beams and thatched rooftops, all come
together to make your dining experience a memorable one. Our
flavours stem from the belief that nature is the only true artist.
So, each dish is prepared using fresh produce and pure ingredients.
The Chef's Specials include fresh regional catch prepared with
an international twist. And our chefs are more than willing
to customise dishes to suit individual tastes. Our curries,
infused with North Kerala and Konkan influences, are designed
to seduce the palate and uplift the senses. So sit back and
bask in the calm at one of the top seafood restaurants in Bekal,
as we take you on a divine journey of God's own country.
– THE BUSINESS CENTRE Your work. Your terms. Our guests need
to be ready to work or play at a moment's notice. The hotel
is wired for connectivity but sometimes you need more than the
internet. At our business centre, "office hours" are a thing
of the past. We keep it open around the clock to accommodate
any schedule, time zone or inspiration --whenever it may strike.
CENTRE SERVICES OVAL IS READY TO ROLL, 24X7 Open 24 hours a
day High-speed Wi-Fi access Facsimile Photocopying Independent
workstations Secretarial services
CENTRE Walk, run, stretch and sweat it out – do everything
you usually do in your exercise slot, and more. The Fitness
Centre at Vivanta by Taj – Bekal has state-of-the-art equipment
and facilities in one of the best gyms, to make sure you stay
healthy on the go.
It may seem small, but our 243-square-feet boardroom is equipped
with state-of-the-art technology and all that you need to make
a meeting progressive. MAX. CAPACITY 10
SOIREE HALL Make a grand statement with our 3,405-square-feet
Soiree Hall. This is where chic elegance and style meet high-end
practicality. MAX. CAPACITY 300.
Grande at Vivanta Bekal is spread across 165,000 square feet
and is possibly India's finest spa. The spa will focus on long
term wellness programmes of 2 - 4 weeks of Yoga, Ayurveda and
Spiritual Retreats and for the first time in India, guests will
have the opportunity to enjoy luxurious modern comfort while
practising authentic and traditional wellness programmes. The
Jiva Spa Menu at Vivanta Bekal features signature experiences,
Ayurveda programmes, Indian therapies, Indian aromatherapy,
scrubs and wraps, and beauty rituals. The Alepa and Abhisheka
pavilions dedicated to our signature experiences of body anointment
and purifying bathing ceremonies are amongst the unique Jiva
experiences offered here. Also on offer are Ritualistic Fire
Ceremonies (Homams) for guests' AYUS and AROGYA (life longevity
and health) with chanting by the Resident Priest. The Ayurveda
sanctuary at Jiva Grande is the high point of this wellness
retreat. Designed in traditional style as an Ayurveda Physician's
(Vaidya's) house, built by the backwaters with its satvik dining
lounge, courtyards, landscaped relaxation spaces and meditation
nooks, a full fledged wellness library and water bodies, this
tranquil pocket of wellness offers authentic, holistic and comprehensive
Ayurveda programmes, by qualified and experienced Ayurveda physicians.