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KAYAL ISLAND RETREAT

Abode inspired by the village

SOUTH INDIA - Kerala, Cochin

Tradition, myths and untouched natural beauty meet here at Kayal, a resort hidden in a quiet island on Vembanad lake, India's largest lagoon. On a soul searching trip to this island, Maneesha Panicker, the founder of experiential travel outfit, realized she had to share the authenticity of this unexplored land with her guests. At Kakkathuruthu, the Island of Crows, she built Kayal, an intimate space where fisherfolk and farmers share their life with guests. Though not far from the ancient port city of Kochi, the island, connected only by traditional rowboats, is off the maddening rush of modernity.While experiencing the luxury at Kayal, you will be taken back to time when life was simpler.

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SPIRIT to discover
MANEESHA PANIKER
STORY to share
KAYAL ISLAND RETREAT
STYLE to experience
INSPIRED BY VILLAGE

NAMASTE

May our minds meet!

Art of Travel


When we greet one another with NAMASTE, it means, MAY OUR MINDS MEET! The real meeting between people is the meeting of their minds, that is why we would like to speak with you before you travel with us...

NAMASTE DEAR FRIENDS!

Each journey is different for each person, and we respect that differences. That is why, we prefer speak with you before you travel with us. Kindly, fill in BOOKING FORM or send email to zuzana@shaktitrails.com and we will connect with you. 

ART OF TRAVEL (When & Where to travel?) is based on a philosophy of three words: SPIRIT (Who to meet?), STORY (What to do?), STYLE (Where to stay?). 

The price is available upon request. Rates vary depending on the time of the year and the number of people travelling, but also from your style!

Let us know:

  • when you would like to travel?
  • have you booked your flights?
  • how many people are coming?
  • what are your nationalities and ages?
  • how many rooms you need in each hotel?
  • which category of the room do you prefer?
  • do you have any dining preferences?
  • is this a honeymoon or a special occasion?
  • do you have a budget for your holiday?

We will send you a detailed itinerary with day by day descriptions as well as lots of tips and ideas from our local experts!


....and by the way, do write us few sentences about you! Because NAMASTE could be just a casual or formal greeting, a cultural convention or an act of worship. However, there is much more to it than meets the eye. The real meeting between people is the meeting of their minds. When we greet one another with namaste, it means, ‘may our minds meet’, indicated by the folded palms placed before the chest. The bowing down of the head is a gracious form of extending friendship in love, respect and humility. We are looking forward to sharing our thoughts with you!

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