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RP Group to start a new 5-star hotel in Kollam

RP Group of Hotels and Resorts, who recently took over the famous five-star property, Kadavu Resort in Calicut is now all set to launch their new five-star property, The RAVIZ in Kollam. Padmashree Dr B Ravi Pillai, the chairman of the Group and a visionary par excellence, has business interests in Middle East. The new property in his native land of Kollam which is expected to start operations from August 18, this year, will have 94 rooms that includes private cottages & individual villas, house boats, a full fledged spa, banquet hall, conference hall, business centre, a floating restaurant /garden restaurant and water sports.

Kadavu Resort in Calicut can be easily stated as a landmark of this city. The five-star property is a unique blend of Mappila and Hindu culture aesthetically designed and decorated and has one of the best facilities and comforts. This luxurious resort cum business hotel is located on a sprawling nine acre plot along the backwaters, a charming location with groves of swaying, graceful coconut palms facing the dancing ripples on the water. Its unique and languorous backdrop makes it an ideal gateway, a tranquil spot away from it all.

If you're looking for more than just a restaurant in Malabar, make Kadavu Resort’s, Oottupura your first choice. This non-smoking restaurant cum-bar with its grand cuisine and exotic buffets makes it a must visit for all when in Calicut. Where else in Malabar, can you find stunning views, delicious food, great value for money, a fantastic atmosphere, and let's not forget the friendly service!

Maikhana, the bar serving mouthwatering cocktails with a generous dash of backwater views. Uru, their speciality restaurant has a breathtaking view and serves authentic Malabar delicacies and cuisine as well as continental, Indian and Chinese cuisine adds to the experience of fine dining. Olappura, the coffee shop has a palm leaf thatched roof in true Malabar style and serves breakfast and fast foods overlooking the serene backwaters of Malabar and the swimming pool.

The tranquil setting of Kadavu Ayurvedic Resort registers a feeling of peace and quiet. Kadavu Authentic Ayurveda Centre, a Green Leaf certified centre by the Government of Kerala is a unique conjunction of history, geography and culture. The ambience at Kadavu is ethereal and is tailor-made for rejuvenating, in the way of Ayurveda. Thus the stage is set for exploring the intricacies of health in an authentic way.

There are plenty of activities to fill your day, at this backwater resort like the large swimming pool with its own ozone treatment plant, a jacuzzi and a small paddling pool for kids. A fitness centre for the fitness freaks, a fully equipped gym for workouts, basketball to expend extra energy, a jogging track by the river side, speed boats, pedal boats, row boats, houseboats and fishing on the river banks.

Some of the facilities here include, safe deposit lockers, children’s park area, amphi theatre, In house laundry service, travel desk, foreign exchange desk, yoga centre, library, curio shop, business centre, left luggage room, doctor-on-call etc.


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