14 Day Revitalizing Panchakarma Ayurveda Retreat, India

  • Organizer: Nikkis Nest
  • Type: Ayurveda
  • Starting From: 01-April-2021
  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Area: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
  • Food: Vegetarian,Vegan,Gluten Free,Organic,Ayurvedic,Dairy Free,Nut Free
  • Surrounding area: Near to Beach,Sea,Mountain,Close To Nature


At Nikki’s Nest, we practice both the Sodhana also known as Panchakarma and Samana form of therapy as per consultation, depending on dosha ratios, capacity or strength of a guest, body conditions, each client’s need and requirement and physician recommendations. 


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    Yoga Instructor

    Core Subject: Yoga Instructor

    Yoga and meditation, a perfect complement to Ayurveda cure and wellness, is a great way to de- stress, develop strength, flexibility, and balance, and is conducted at the resort by our experienced instructor.


Nikki's Nest is a sea-side Ayurveda resort, located off an ancient fishing village in Chowara, 20 kms from Thiruvananthapuram International Airport in Kerala. 

Here are some of the few types of therapies/massages conducted at Nikki’s Nest.

Abyangam: This massage aids in nourishing and re-energizing the body’s tissue, by releasing toxins from our cells.

Dhara : As per body conditions and instructions from the physician, a continuous stream of herbal oils or various kinds of medicated milk or butter milk are gently poured on the forehead of a guest, using a specific technique for about 45 – 90 minutes. Relaxing and re-energizing the central nervous system.

Kizhi : This therapy benefits and aids in the treatment for osteoarthritis, arthritis with swelling, spondylosis etc.

Sirovasthi :Sirovasthi is normally suggested when there is an indication of loss of tactile sensation, facial paralysis, sleeplessness, experiences of dryness in the nostrils and throat and instances of increased intraocular pressure, severe chronic headache, multiple sclerosis and parkinsonism.

Udwarthanam : This massage has been demonstrated to be useful in reducing weight while strengthening muscles, tightening loosened skin and controlling cholesterol levels.

Nasyam : In each nostril, drops of medicated oil or herbal juice are administered in an aim to help eliminate toxins from the head, and neck region and aids in curing migraine, sinusitis, chronic cold, chest congestion, cervical spondylosis and facial palsy. Undergoing a Nasyam therapy assures lightness of the body and head, helping one sleep better.

Ksheera Dhoomam: This procedure aids in the treatment of facial paralysis, speech disorders, cervical spondylosis, spastic disorders and neurological issues.

Pizhichil :  The pizhichil technique is generally used for stiff joints and limbs, paralytic conditions and vata dominant conditions.

Njavara Kizhi :  This massage is one of the special forms of treatment widely practiced in Kerala. The Njavara Kizhi massage is used in the presence of various disorders of the nervous system, chronic rheumatic diseases, joint pains,ultimately helping the body become strong and sturdy with well-developed musculature.

Vasthi : Vasthi massages play an important role in aiding the treatment of an array of health disorders, especially in the Panchakarma style of Ayurveda treatments. This technique is normally used for arthritis, paralysis, hemiplegia.

Tharpanam: In a cleaning process of the eyes aiming to give cooling effects. This form of treatment aids in the prevention of cataract and strengthens the optic nerve.

About yoga sessions.
We teach Sivananda yoga
We have 03 different classes {Monday till Saturday}- Sunday holiday

  • For experts :- 06:45 AM to 08:00 AM
  • For intermediates:- 08:15 AM t0 09:30 AM & 17:00 PM  to 18: 00 PM
  • For beginners :- 10:00 AM t0 11:00 AM
  • Meditation:- 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM & 18: 00 PM to18:30 PM

 Food Timings

  • Breakfast:- 07:00 am till 11:00 am
  • Lunch :- 12:30 PM till 03:30 PM
  • Dinner:- 06:30 PM till 10:00 PM

Treatments would be

  • On the day of arrival :- 01 hr treatment
  • 2nd day of arrival:- 01 hr 30 min treatment
  • 03rd day on wards:- 02 hrs treatment

**Treatments will be done according to the condition of the body and deep consultation with our doctors.

Price Changes according to season:

  • High Season: November till March 
  • Mid Season: April and October 
  • Low Season: May till September 

In each of the tastefully designed stone bungalows or Kerala wooden houses are, two or three separate, spacious double rooms units. The combination of traditional architecture and modern facilities offer comfort and convenience to the guests. You can choose from the following categories:

Standard Rooms:The interior is the same as the cottages / chalets. A common terrace connects the premises.

Cottages: Each of these circular double cottages is sea facing and has a separate entrance for each of the two units. Telephone, shower / WC as well as a terrace with deck chairs and hammock in the garden.You can book the rooms either with a fan or, for an extra charge, with air conditioning.

Beach Chalets: They are terraced in the beautiful gardens, near the Ayurveda center.The Chalets have the same facilities as the cottages.In the Ayurvedic sense, they are not air conditioned. However, for a surcharge, guests can book a chalet with air conditioning facility.

Kerala Woodhouse: This traditional wooden house is located in the lower part of the main complex, near the beach.It has 2 separate double bedroom units with separate entrances.The facilities are similar to the bungalows, but here also with a fridge. The traditional construction and fans ensure a pleasant indoor climate.

Villa-The Nest: This appartment is for guests who appreciates spacious place and private sphere. It is also a traditional Kerala wooden house. A bit apart from the other bungalows it is located above the pool on the highest point of the resort, with impressive views and pretty facilities. It has living room, bedroom, spacious bathroom, kitchenette, fridge, telephone and a terrace.

Nikki’s Nest has two unique sea facing restaurants. Hibiscus, our vegetarian restaurant, caters vegetarian food to our Ayurveda guests, while Orchid, the sea food restaurant, takes care of one’s sea food cravings and any orders from our menu for both walk in and live-in guests. At Nikki’s Nest, we take great care of any diet needs, restrictions and concerns our guests may have. 

Both Panchakarma and Samana form of therapy is given to patient, after the doctor's consultation and depending on their dosha ratio, capacity or strength of a guest, body conditions and any other specific need and requirement by the patient.

This package is a process of purifying the whole body to attain proper balance of Vata, Pitta and Kapha based on the Panchakarma and Sweda karma treatment.

  • Ayyurvedic Treatment
  • Yoga
  • Accomodation
  • Food
  • Herbal drinks

Nikki's Nest


Nikki;s Nest is located about 20km south of Trivandrum in the southern Indian state of Kerala, the epitome of classic Ayurveda. The complex is build terraced form, on a slope sloping down to the sea. The bungalows are widely scattered in the exotic gardens with beautiful orchids and coconut palms and offer enough privacy. Guests have a breathtaking view of the beautiful Malabar coast on all sides. The friendly staff, the family atmosphere, the pool and the golden sandy beach guarantee rest and relaxation in Nikki’s Nest.

  • If booking is cancelled before 30 days of arrival - No cancellation fee is applicable.
  • If booking is cancelled before 15 days of arrival - 25% cancellation fee.
  • If booking is cancelled within two weeks of arrival - 50% cancellation fee.
  • If booking is cancelled within a week of arrival -100% cancellation fee.