Vivanta by Taj – Hotels & Resorts is pleased to announce their recently launched resort - Vivanta by Taj-Bekal, Kerala has been included in world acclaimed Travel + Leisure World’s Best Hotel Awards and has been featured in its prestigious ‘ IT List’ in the United States. The list showcases some of the most authentic havens for travellers across the globe. The winners are chosen by readers in a survey where they are rated on a scale of one to five.
Recognition FOR VIVANTA BY TAJ – BEKAL, KERALA
Deepa Harris, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces, said, “We are delighted that Vivanta by Taj – Bekal, Kerala has won so many prestigious awards in US, UK , Russia and India. Taj has a history of pioneering new tourism circuits.Bekal is another virgin destination that is waiting to be explored.
With its strategic location and the Vivanta brand features, this hotel has been created for the global traveler looking for a unique and contemporary experience.”
This award came on the heels of a string of other awards. UK’s Conde Nast Traveller included the hotel in its Hot List 2012 as one of the best Top 60 new hotels in the world. Vivanta by Taj – Bekal, Kerala made it to the Russian Conde Nast Traveller’s Hot List 2012 as well.
The hotel won 2 awards at HICSA 2012 (Hotel Investment Conference South Asia) - Best New Hotel Upper Upscale 2012 and Special Critics Award for Creating a New Destination in Bekal. It also won the SATTE award for the Best Hotel in the Upper Upscale segment.
“It’s an honor to be listed alongside the best hotels in the world within a very short period since the launch. We will continue to enhance our guest’s holiday experience and ensure that the hotel continues to be the leading resort in this region”, said Mr. Veer Vijay Singh, Chief Operating Officer, Vivanta by Taj – Hotels & Resorts.
Vivanta by Taj – Bekal offers unparalleled services along with the signature Vivanta hospitality and is a soul sanctuary for travellers seeking sensorial experiences. Bekal is a picturesque and delightful destination that is waiting to be discovered. This sprawling 25-acre resort is located in the Kasargod district in northern Kerala. Nestled in the midst of a rustic environment, it is located on the meandering Kerala backwaters and Kappil River with easy access to the beach. Secluded and romantic, amidst the charm and lush beauty of Kerala, the resort seeks to recreate the quintessential Kerala experience with a refreshing, inspired touch.Popularly known as God’s Own Country for its natural lush landscapes, Kerala was selected by the
National Geographic Traveller as one of the 50 destinations of a lifetime and one of the thirteen paradises in the world.
Vivanta by Taj – Bekal is home to the Jiva Grande Spa, spread over 165,000 sq feet. Jiva from Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces is the only Indian spa brand in the world with unique Indian signature spa experiences, rooted in the rich and ancient wellness traditions of India. The Jiva Spa menu at Vivanta Bekal features signature experiences, Ayurveda programmes, Indian therapies, Indian aromatherapy, scrubs and wraps, and beauty rituals. The Alepa and Abhisheka pavilions dedicated to our signature experiences of body anointment and purifying bathing ceremonies are amongst the unique Jiva experiences offered here. Also on offer are Ritualistic Fire Ceremonies (Homams) for guests’ AYUS and AROGYA (life longevity and health) with chanting by the Resident Priest.