Tribes Style: Mid Range
- Your very own beach villa
- Great for families and groups of friends
- Services of a chef, cleaner and villa host
- Relaxing days on the beach
- Range of activities and excursions available
Open: Orchid, Hibiscus and Lotus villas are open all year. Bougainvillea and Palm are closed for the monsoon months of June and July each year.
Location: All the villas are on or within 5 minutes’ walk of Marari Beach. They are about a 90 minute drive from the airport in Kochi (Cochin).
Rooms: There are 5 individual villas, named after local plants: Lotus, Bougainvillea, Palm, Hibiscus and Orchid. The first 3 are beach villas. Each of these can be booked for exclusive use, or rooms can be booked individually with different parties sharing the villa.
Lotus (beach villa) has 2 bedrooms (1 double and 1 twin), each en-suite. Bedrooms have tea and coffee maker, safe, desk, bathrobes, hairdryer, ceiling fan and air conditioning. There is a lounge-dining area, library with games and TV and DVD player, large gardens, loungers, hammocks and sunshades. It also has a swimming pool, yoga deck and Ayurveda massage rooms, shared with Bougainvillea and Palm.
Bougainvillea (beach villa) has 2 bedrooms (1 twin/double and 1 double), both en-suite. Bedrooms have tea and coffee maker, safe, desk, bathrobes, ceiling fan and air conditioning. There is a lounge-diner, library with TV and DVD player, courtyard garden with open air shower, daybeds and a shaded dining terrace.
Palm (beach villa) has 3 bedrooms (1 double, 1 twin/double and 1 kingsize double), all en-suite. Bedrooms have air conditioning and fans, tea and coffee maker, safe and hairdryer, Bedrooms 1 and 2 can be booked together and share a lounge-dining area, library with CD player, a beach-facing garden with sunbeds, hammocks, parasols and open air shower. Bedroom 3 has its own lounge with a TV and DVD player, and a beachfront garden.
Hibiscus has 1 bedroom (double/twin) with air conditioning that can sleep up to 2 adults and 2 children. There is an en-suite bathroom, outdoor shaded dining area, private walled garden with hammock, sunbathing deck with loungers and sunshades, a swimming pool. It has a kitchen (can be used as a 2nd bedroom), and access to a private beach area (less than 5 mins walk away) with hammocks, sun loungers, parasols and an outdoor shower.
Orchid is a 1-bedroom villa (double/twin) sleeping up to 2 adults and 1 child, with air conditioning and an en-suite bathroom. The villa has TV, DVD player and a kitchen. There is a private walled garden and dining terrace, a sunbathing deck and a private swimming pool. Guests have access to a private beach area (less than 5mins walk away) with sun loungers, hammocks, sunshades and an outdoor shower.
Bedding and towels, toiletries, books, magazines, games, visitor guides, complimentary refreshments, speakers for MP3/iPod/laptop and free Wi-Fi are supplied in all villas.
Activities: Spend time on the beach, swim, and explore the local area. Staff can arrange private Ayurveda treatments, yoga lessons, cruises on the backwaters, trips to tea and coffee plantations, cooking demonstrations, sightseeing trips, theatrical performances and visits to a wildlife sanctuary.
Facilities: Each villa comes with a staff comprising a villa host, chef and cleaner. Lotus, Bougainvillea and Palm villas share a swimming pool, Ayurveda facilities and a yoga deck at Lotus. Bicycles are available free of charge at Orchid and Hibiscus.
Dining: Breakfast is included in the room rate, with lunch and dinner available at an extra charge. Drinking water, tea and coffee are available at no extra charge.
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. The villas make ideal family accommodation and vary in size so can accommodate different numbers of people as required.
Health: We recommend malaria prophylactics for travel to India.
Communication: There is free Wi-Fi internet access.
Notes: Minimum stay requirement is 2 nights.
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The Tribes Foundation
Simply by booking with Tribes, you are making a difference. Every booking helps with The Tribes Foundation, the charity we back with admin and funds. Most clients give additional donations which we always put to very good use with one of the wildlife, environmental or social projects we support.