The Travancore Heritage is located on the beach of Chowara which is south of Kovalam. The sea side resort is constructed on a lofty cliff and is set amidst 15 acres green lawn which also comprises of coconut grooves.
It overlooks the Arabian Sea and wide beach beautified by powdery white sand.
Built with the concept of heritage resort, it has captured the vintage tradition of Kerala. The architectural framework of the resort is carved out of timber.
“Nalukettus” with tiled roofing brings the guests close to nature as the courtyard being at the centre welcomes the wind, sunlight and rain which can be savoured by the residents.
Fine wooden works and other magnificent carvings have been collected from dilapidated houses of Travancore, which existed since 60-100 years.The resort is well maintained and managed. Team of expert and trained managers and staff caters to every demand of the guests.
Their service is beyond expectation which gives a memorable stay to the guests. The ideal ambiance at the heritage property is worth of a lifetime experience.
Nearest Airport to the heritage resort is Trivandrum International Airport. Trivandrum is at a distance of 23kms from Travancore and a drive of 40 minutes from the airport.
Kovalam-Poovar road is adjacent to the resort. The railway station and bus stand are 45 minutes from the resort.
The Travancore Heritage offers modern and upgraded facilities to it's guests in order to avoid inconveniences.
Reception Lobby: The Valiamadom Kottaram is a palace which is 120 years old. Belonging to the regional king of Edapally, the reception building stands for nobility and beauty and exquisite architectural work.
The building comprises of a front office, lobby and reception. The first floor of the building is featured with a library, indoor games like chess and card, satellite TV and a cyber cafe.
Locker facility at the reception is also available.
Conference and Banquet Facility: Air conditioned conference/ banquet hall is present at the basement. It can accommodate 100 guests.
It is well equipped with all the modern amenities like audio visual equipments and service foyer. It can even support blue chip conference.
Two Swimming Pools: The bigger and the main swimming pool measures 228sqmtrs, featured with broad decks and granite finishing.
Reclining cots by the pool have poolside umbrellas over them. A kid's pool with jacuzzis are also available here.
Second pool is of 110sqmtrsand is amidst the beach groove. It overlooks the sea. Beverages and other refreshments are provided from the restaurant to the guests relaxing by the pool.
Health Club: It is well equipped and is situated at the top of the resort.
Travel Desk and Shopping: Guests can seek for car rental services at the Travel Desk. Essential items like toiletries, beachwear, ethnic hats, essential cosmetics and selected curio are sold here.
Restaurant is open with arches on the front side, facing the pool. The wooden roof of the main hall is 100 years old. The architectural work is inspired from the marriage hall of Tamil Nadu's feudal chief.
The Multi cuisine restaurant is specialized in seafood and local dishes. It can accommodate 80 guests.
Ocean Grill is the beach side restaurant with straw roofing. Being set between the groove and the sea, the chilling wind hugs the guests and enhances the appetite for the seafood.
Separate ayurvedic restaurant serves only Ayurveda dishes.
Ayurveda at The Travancore Heritage is practiced through various treatments and massages. It has kept up the archaic tradition of ayurvedic treatments.
An entire garden is dedicated to rare and medicated ayurvedic herbs which are nurtured in ideal conditions.
Monsoon being the ideal time for therapeutic treatments, variety of packages are available during this time. The beauty packages, stress relieving programmes, clinical treatments and rejuvenation therapies are particularly directed to renew the tired body, mind and soul.
Special ayurvedic menu is also available which suits the palate as well as good for digestion.
As for treatment, Anandam, the Ayurveda centre at The Travancore Heritage treats diseases like insomnia, rheumatic arthritis, asthma, psoriasis and offers slimming programme.