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Welcome to Neeleshwar Hermitage


not just a stylish hotel but a transformative experience…


This hidden tropical destination, set in a secluded palm grove beside the Arabian Sea in Northern Kerala, is quietly changing the understanding of what a holiday really means…


The Hermitage offers its guests a utopia far removed from the pressures of everyday living, and a chance to enjoy the essence of authentic India: her friendliness, hospitality and serenely balanced lifestyle. The Ayurvedic spa, huge infinity pool, luxuriant gardens and delicious variety of food in two restaurants all combine to induce a sense of complete relaxation and harmonious wellbeing. Unobtrusive individual service and meticulous attention to detail are everywhere in this luxury resort, turning your holiday with us into ‘a holy day’ where time stands still.

Flexible Kerala Escape

Two Nights Escape from INR 32,000

Three Nights Escape from INR 45,000

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Beach & Backwaters

Stay for 1 Night at Neeleshwar Hermitage and 1 Night at Lotus Houseboat.

Cost from INR 36,500/-

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The Lotus Houseboat

Cruise in Tranquility & Style

The Lotus, a houseboat of unequalled elegance and style, offers you serenity and healing relaxation while cruising through the languid backwaters of Malabar, the undiscovered jewel of northern Kerala.

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COVID-19 Update

Cancellations and Amendments

We understand these are uncertain times and you may need to change your plans at short notice, this is why we are offering cancellations and amendments right up to 48 hours of your arrival.

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Looking Ahead

As the time slowly approaches for a return to some, albeit greatly adapted, form of normality in the travel world, we at ABChapri Retreats would like to let you know how we are planning for the happy event of welcoming guests once more.

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CoVidya 2020

These online meetings take place every two weeks on a Sunday afternoon, by Zoom.

To bring the richness of Indian culture to a wider international audience was one of the reasons for the creation of The Hermitage

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Reviews

An absolute delight and tragedy that we have only 3 days here on my ‘fasting menu’ tour of India.

A wonderful stay which we will highly recommend. 

Hilton and Pecker
2012-11-01

"To date, Kerala’s best beach resorts have all been found to the south of Cochin, but this will change in July this year when the Neeleshwar Hermitage opens near Bekal.

Sixteen very spacious cottages each with private courtyard garden, fine cuisine, an Ayurvedic spa and a wonderfully unspoilt beach where you can flop and be pampered will offer the perfect antidote to the hills and jungles of northern Kerala…and you will avoid having to make the long journey south."

Ultimate Travel, UK
2015-08-04
"Neeleshwar is hybrid of a boutique hotel and an Ayurvedic wellness centre. Its 18 palm roofed villas are scattered across the sand, their porches cooled by spinning ceiling fans, and at the rear of each is a large outdoor bathroom with a tub set in a small walled garden. At the seafood restaurant, tables spill out into the beach, freshly draped in new combinations of linens for each meal: turquoise and pink or deep orange and violet."
Conde Nast Traveller