Kerala is a stunning holiday destination. The landscape is rich and varied – peppered with mountains and valleys, dotted with beautiful blue lagoons and copious rivers. The Gateway Hotel is your entry point to all that Kerala has to offer. Situated in the peaceful village of Varkala – just a little way from the busier Thiruvananthapuram district – it is a charming and convenient spot for getting to know Kerala.
Location isn't quite everything. Inside the Gateway Hotel is a wonderfully welcoming place, beautifully presented and boasting lots of excellent amenities. The pristine white walls and contemporary styling make it look every inch the four star facility.
The beautiful outdoor pool is one of its highlights. With its sweeping contours and clear blue water, it's just about impossible to resist a dip. And you can sit back and enjoy it even more at the rather wonderful sunken bar.
From its elevated position, the Gateway Hotel affords stunning views out over the beach and the sea. The hotel does offer sea view rooms at a supplement – do ask for details if you're interested. Or you may prefer one of the equally gorgeous garden view rooms. They're all en suite and come with satellite TV, telephone, minibar, and drinks making facilities.
The full board package at the Gateway Hotel includes all meals, as well as one complimentary soft drink and fruit juice per day at the poolside. You may well be tempted to spend a lot of your time in and by the pool, but don't forget the hotel's excellent sports facilities for tennis, volleyball and badminton.
We'd also recommend spending some time in Varkala. It's a fascinating place, with its ancient temples and a rich history waiting to be uncovered. All that – plus a fantastic beach. Getting there by a bike is a good idea and you can borrow them (at no charge) from the hotel.
The Gateway restaurant and Ayurveda massage centre complete the picture – and provide the last essential ingredients for a holiday that will relax and invigorate.
* At a fee
#applies to all Kerala holidays
Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 1 soft drink and 1 juice per person per day at the poolside. (Time and measurement stipulations may apply).
Varkala is regarded as having one of the finest beaches in Kerala and offers picturesque sunsets. The beach cliffs create natural water spouts and spas and the area offers fascinating architecture.
|Full BoardBreakfast, lunch and dinner. 1 soft drink and 1 juice per person per day at the poolside. (Time and measurement stipulations may apply).|
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