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Hotel Seaweed

Vizhinjam, Kovalam Beach Resort

Hotel Seaweed, Kovalam beach resort

Kovalam beach beckons you for a total relaxation away from the madness at Hotel Seaweed. Established in 1983 and set amidst lush green swaying palm trees and the rhythmic sound of the waves, this seaside resort is very well known in Kovalam and has over the years turned out to be the popular abode of tourists from all parts of the globe. One of the finest beaches in the world, Kovalam is situated 15 kilometers south of Trivandrum, the capital of Kerala. Although Kovalam consists of three adjacent crescent shaped beaches, the southern most near the Lighthouse, known as the 'Lighthouse beach' is the most popular. This marvelous beach is a tourists dream come true - a sheltered natural bay with cool soothing palms and gentle waves. Whether you are sunbathing, swimming, walking, playing water sports or just relaxing with a book, the atmosphere will be just magic. Hotel Seaweed is beautifully located on a small hillock overlooking the Light house beach, a few yards away from the sandy beaches. This rustic looking, three star standard, clean hotel has a roof top restaurant offering a fantastic view and catering to all tastes and moods. The hotel provides both A/C and non A/C rooms, all with en-suite facilities out of which many of them are sea facing with spacious balconies. Here tours are arranged, foreign currency changed, music, dance, kathakali, yoga and ayurvedic massage arranged on request. The smiling courteous staff and personalized service of the management seeing you in and off will undoubtedly leave lasting impressions, tempting you to come down again and again. 

Hotel Seaweed is situated near the Lighthouse beach, away from the madness of the busy, on a small hillock overlooking the beach. Amongst the three crescent shaped beaches of Kovalam, the Lighthouse beach is the most popular. The shark free warm sea fringed by swaying palms, soft sandy beach with its myriad shades of gold, white and grey are all undeniable temptations to the lover of sun and sand. The hotel is approximately 14 kms from Trivandrum international airport and about 16 kms from Trivandrum central railway station. You can reach the hotel from the airport or the railway station by either taking a taxi or a local bus. The hotel will be happy to arrange pickup from the airport or railway station if necessary, on prior notification. during your stay at Hotel Seaweed you can take the opportunity to explore the city of Trivandrum. There are numerous places of interest in Trivandrum city. The Padmanabha Swamy temple, Napier Musuem, Sree Chithra Art Gallery, Veli tourist village, Aakulam tourist village etc. to name a few. The staff at the hotel will be happy to give you any advice and help you to arrange a tour of the city, if necessary. If you can spare the time, short tours to nearby places like Neyyar Dam, Varkala, Peppara Wildlife sanctuary, Ponmudi etc. will be well worth a visit.These and any other tours of interest to you can be arranged on request by the staff at the hotel.

The hotel is very well known both domestically and internationally and many of the major travel guides have listed and rated the hotel in high esteem. The India Survival Kit published by the 'Lonely Planet' from Australia describes Hotel Seaweed as " an excellent friendly and secure place with sea breeze and bay views. There is a wide variety of rooms ...." It goes on to say that the 'Lucky Coral Roof Top restaurant at Hotel Seaweed is ever popular" (Pg. 166). 


Hotel Seaweed offers excellent faculties that is bound to satisfy every guest. There are 45 rooms mostly sea facing, all with en-suite facilities. A choice of A/C and non A/C rooms are available. The cost of the rooms vary from Rs. 600/- to Rs 1200/- plus 7.5% tax for non A/C rooms and Rs 1200/- to Rs.1400/- plus 15% tax for A/C rooms. During the peak season (15 December to 15 January) an extra cost of Rs 100/- will be charged per room and an off season discount of 20% on room rent will apply during 1st May to 30th September. Check out time is 12 noon. 

Hotel Seaweed 's roof top restaurant has a wide range of selection covering Indian, Chinese and Continental specilaities. The restaurant provides a splendid view of the lighthouse and the beach. The menu is mostly continental a-la-carte, with a wide variety of choice. Special menu will be prepared on order. 

Some of the other facilities available at the hotel include : 
Airport Reception * Taxi Service * Car Parking * Boating * Ayurvedic body treatment * Cultural programmes * Guide service * Foreign money changing * Roof restaurant *
Room service * Doctor on call * Conference hall * Special discounted rates for groups


Room charges during season-1st October-30th April 

Room Type


  Single  Double  
Non A/C  Rs./-  Rs./-  7.5%
A/C  Rs./-  Rs./-  15%
Offseason rates -1st May to 30th September 80% of the tariff

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