What better way to celebrate your love than to spend quality time in a paradise garden by the Arabian Sea? Or perhaps the beautiful Dal lake of Kashmir with its panoramic views in a luxury houseboat or may be while sailing through the languid backwaters of the Malabar? And for the adventurous we propose taking a trek up the Himalayas and spending the night in luxury camps while you dine under the stars with a bonfire to keep you warm. Tranquil and secluded and the best of authentic and delicious cuisine served in beautiful surroundings, charming staff, Ayurvedic spa treatments, pristine beaches stretching for miles and safe swimming in the sea or infinity pool. Come and romance unforgettable moments with us...
Why not stay on at The Hermitage for your honeymoon? What better way to celebrate your love than to spend quality time here, enjoying the authentic and delicious cuisine served in beautiful surroundings, charming staff, Ayurvedic spa treatments tailored to your specific requirements. Take advantage of personalised dietary and lifestyle advice devised by our in-house expert, Dr. Suma in combination with our resident yoga teacher.
You can also enjoy undisturbed days relaxing on our houseboat, the Lotus managed and maintained to the same high standards as the hotel, as it sails the tranquil backwaters of the Thejaswini River. Why not wake up to a sumptuous breakfast of fresh local fruits, cooked meal of your choice and a cup of aromatic Malabar coffee while gazing out at the passing panorama of local life that has hardly changed for centuries?
Whatever your special occasion - a milestone birthday, wedding anniversary, family reunion or important business meeting - ABChapri Retreats is on hand to create the perfect personalised event. We offer a choice of unique locations where friends and family come together to celebrate, rewarding business is done and precious memories are created.
Visualise yourself hosting a meeting in a relaxed fisherman’s hall, hand-made from bamboo in traditional style, overlooking the pristine Arabian Sea. Those rare luxuries in our modern age - ample space, timeless time and unstained silence - combine to create a unique setting for both business and celebration. And whether you have been working or playing, imagine finishing it all off with the total relaxation of a swim in an infinity pool or an ayurvedic massage with individually prescribed gentle soothing herbal oils!
After our birth, marriage is the most important event of our life. So we should ensure that this most precious of days takes place in the most auspicious and gorgeous surroundings, carried out in the smoothest and most enjoyable way. It should be a day that you, and all those who love you, can always treasure.
Where should it be? Imagine a luscious paradise garden, sprinkled with traditional thatched cottages exquisitely carved like miniature temples... imagine an atmosphere of beauty and expectant calm, waiting to flower into nature's intense delights... imagine taking your first steps together as man and wife along the path that fate has decreed you will share… imagine walking hand in hand with your beloved along an empty pristine beach that stretches un-spoilt for miles in each direction under gracefully wheeling flocks of seabirds...
You are imagining Neeleshwar Hermitage: the perfect place to celebrate your wedding. Set beside the golden beaches of Malabar, we have become famous for our ability to put the romance back into careworn lives. We are renowned for our scrupulous attention to all the finer details needed to make this day – from rehearsal dinner to actual ceremony – an unforgettable occasion in a unique setting.
Set in twelve naturally landscaped acres overlooking the Arabian Sea in rural north Kerala, (only a couple of hours from Mangalore), The Hermitage offers a complete wedding package waiting to be fine-tuned to your own specifications. This will include an Indian or Western ceremony (traditional or modern), stylish accommodation, superb food cooked to your choice and suitable entertainment.
Nearest Airport: Kannur, (daily flights from Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Bangalore) then a 90 min transfer to the hotel in one of our cars.
Nearest Railway Station: Nileshwar, 6kms from the hotel.
From Bangalore: Distance by road is 360 kms, a 7/ 8 hour drive (including stops) through the breathtaking scenery of the Western Ghats, surrounded by gentle hillside slopes with tea and coffee gardens, spice plantations and virgin forests.