Banyan Tree lands on a private island for its first Indian hotel

Banyan Tree lands on a private island for its first Indian hotel

On the private island of Nediyathuruthu in the tropical Backwaters of Alleeppey, the secluded resort will offer 59 villas each with a private swimming pool. The luxury villas were decorated with traditional furnishings and elaborate woodwork.

In the homeland of traditional Ayruveda medicine and yoga, Banyan Tree will also open a wellness center including a luxury spa and an ayurvedic center offering traditional treatments.

Guests will be able to choose from three restaurants featuring Indian or Thai dishes. In addition to being a place to sip cocktails, a bar by the pool will be the stie of traditional dance shows.

The resort will also feature an exercise room, yoga room, a library and children's club for a range of ages.

Another island dedicated to sports such as climbing and archery is located five minutes from the resort by boat. At night, a private boat is available for guests to go siteseeing

Banyan Tree Kerala is located an hour south of the Cochin airport.

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