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English owned WI-FI -free pick up ,& food basket.

Alarek villa-front view of property,quite location,but within walking distance of everything !
24 reviews
Alarek villa-front view of property,quite location,but within walking distance of everything !
Front view of villa,  tiled garden ,with table chairs & umbrella
Lounge, bright &; airy, flat T.V, wall lights,
 WI-FI, side tables.
Newly decorated beautiful wet room ,hot water, W.C,2 entrances
newly decorated bathroom, with hot & cold water
Back garden ,tropical flowers,well
Terrace roof to chill out on-free for all to relax-also yoga classes for those who would like .
Roof garden for you to enjoy and relax ,beautiful views,
Roof garden for you to enjoy, relax, read a book,or just sunbathe
Yoga lessons on our roof,for the young ,not so young,beginners & the more eperenced !
Sandy beach, a 10 minute walk through a coconut grove from the villa or cottage-beautiful !!
Poova back waters-20 mins ride away,rent your own boat for 1/2 hours,bird watching ,and wild life
Bath time at the elephant sanctuary-1 hour 15 mins away,wash & feed these magnificent creatures
Floating resturant at Poova-watch sun set while you dine
Kingfisher just caught his supper.
Munnar ,tea plantation-2 day trip-the highest town in Kerala,the heart of tea country
Kanniyakumari-(lands end) a holy place where the 3 seas meet-2-1/2 hour trip
Samudra beach,,very quiet ,a short rickshaw ride away,or a 15 min walk from Alarek
Light House beach-Watch the local fishermen-everyday,chanting,as they pull their catch in
Somatherum Beach,20 mins away in a rickshaw,fabulous beach !
Vailani Lake,full of lotus flowers.10 min ride away.
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2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram District, Kerala
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Listing #HL221860
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Perth, Scotlnad
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 for a stay in November 2016

This is the third time my husband and I have stayed at Alarek Villa. The greeting we get on our arrival always makes us feel so welcome. The villa is beautifully decorated and very clean and comfortable, kept so by Fassenda, the maid. Laundry is looked after by Shagondela a d Kuinny makes sure we have everything we need. Close...

Management response:

Thank you so much for your most welcome feedback, much appreciated, it was so nice to see you both again,you will always be welcome at "alarek". Maybe pop in to see us when you are visiting you daughter in sevenoaks .kindest of thoughts,Angie Den & the gang.


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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
134 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 for a stay in September 2016

Our family of 4 stayed here for a month and had a great time; it's a good place to explore the best that Kovalam and Kerala have to offer. The accommodation is on the lower ground floor of the property and is quite basic, but is clean and functional. The owners occupy the ground floor, but were not there when...

Management response:

Thank you Paul & family for your review,So sorry we missed you,but I know Kuinny would have looked after you.you would be more than welcome back if you are ever this way,with discount of course. Thank you for choosing us to stay with. Kindest of regards Angie & Den


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Stafford, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
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Villa Alarek is a quirky kind of paradise in the fabulous resort of Kovalem. Angie and Den are wonderful hosts - they are warm, knowledgeable and hospitable without being in any way intrusive. They have a very long association with the area and are able to share many tips and recommendations to help you get the most out of your...

Management response:

Thanks to both of you for your review, nothing nicer than to hear our guest had a fabulous holiday ,it pleases us no end, hoping we will all meet up again one day at "Alarek" P.S--Thanks for that beautiful candle .


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  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Freezer
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (5)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking allowed
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Dates Min stay Per week Per month
Default 7 nights
1 Apr 2017 -
30 Sep 2017
7 nights
Additional Rate and Availability Information
No additional costs,-- electric ,gas, maid , complementarity food pack,all included,
Only pick up from the airport (£6.00 ).
We can offer a discount on booking for over a month.
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About the neighbourhood
With every thing on your doorstep,an abundance of restaurants & gift shops, rickshaws & taxis available at reasonable prices ,there are - Ayurveda treatments,- massage,- beauty parlours, dental practice, and opticians, all at very competitive prices to suit every ones pocket. <BR>Loads of beaches to choose from, quite ,or ones with more going on,or if you wish you can use one of the hotels pools at a small cost.-loads of restaurants serving" catch of the day ", also vegetarian & vegan .<BR>If your into walking,there are plenty of scenic routes for you to travel.<BR>Always festival of some sorts going on ,whether it be elephants,Temples,or fire walking .<BR>Or if you would rather sit and sunbath, & relax , the choice is yours.
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Trivandrum International: 10.0 km
Railway: Trivandrum: 14.0 km
On any International airline to" Trivandrum International Airport"-,if already in India,by train to Trivandrum,by air-Domestic air line to Trivandrum, If coming from an European country you will most properly have a short 1 stop over at an Arabic country , we find Emirates,Qatar,& Ethihad the best airlines .
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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