The Leela is one of the renowned luxury hotel chains in India. What started off as one man’s dream is now India’s pride across the world! Today, we’re gonna tell you about one of The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts’ most prized possession by the sea – The Leela Raviz Kovalam.
But before that, it’s important that you know a brief history of The Leela. A humble man called C P Krishnan Nair in Sahar Village, Mumbai bought 11 acres of land near his house. There he built his first hotel, The Leela Mumbai, in 1986 and thus, began the journey of The Leela Hotels. Nair named the hotels after his loving wife, Leela. In 1991, Nair opened the second hotel in Goa – The Leela Goa.
The Leela Group opened its second resort in 2005 – The Leela Raviz Kovalam in Thiruvananthapuram. And since then, The Leela Kovalam has served high profile names and is favourite among the Indian youth thinking for a destination wedding. If you and your partner are thinking of a destination wedding by the seaside, you can book rooms with Peppynite.
Located on the Kovalam Beach, overlooking the Arabian Sea, The Leela Kovalam is one of the most sought-after holiday destinations in South India. The luxury resort is sprawled across 60 acres of land on a clifftop. One can easily access the capital and its landmarks from the resort.
The Leela Kovalam has a total of 183 accommodations carefully placed in different categories, namely
If beach view is what you want then these 500 sq ft cliff-top rooms are what you need. The Beach View Superior Rooms have private sundeck, looking out into the spectacular views of the Kovalam shoreline. The rooms have traditional Kerala decor and are fitted with modern amenities like mini bar, Posturepedic beds and walk-in wardrobe.
For people who desperately need some privacy, Garden View rooms provide exactly that. Garden View rooms, sized 475 sq ft, are secluded from the main hotel block and located on the beach level. You can jump in your vacay shorts and put on your sandals to step into the sandy beach.
When you’re staying in the Club Rooms, be ready to wake up to the rhythms of the restless Arabian Sea crashing against the rocky beach below. And when you’re finally out of the bed, your own personal 24-hour butler will present you with the breakfast. It’s comfort and service unparalleled!
Club Suite is all Club Room and much more! These suites are double the size of the club and decor has inspirations drawn from linear, minimalistic designs. This is further mixed with contemporary chic and old-world charm. Just like the Club rooms, they have a sundeck for you to bask in the glory of the scenic view in front of you.
Club Duplex Suite
When you book The Leela Kovalam’s Club Duplex Suite, you’re booking an essence of unhurried luxury. A two-level suite designed with uncompromised class in mind! It features a living room and balcony on one level and an opulent bedroom on the other. All views letting you breathe in the salty breeze of the Arabian Sea.
It comprises of a two-bedroom suite with king-size beds, and a separate living and dining areas. The suites’ decor is a beautiful combination of local architecture and contemporary swank. Presidential Suites are perched on a rocky ledge, with private decks and a short walk from the beach.
These were the amazing rooms and suites The Leela Kovalam has on offer for you. Now that you know you’re coming here for your destination wedding, let us tell you about the event facilities they have.
The Leela Weddings
While marriages may be made in heaven, the perfect weddings happen on earth! And The Leela holds this notion very dearly. In order to fulfil this motion to the fullest, The Leela Kovalam steps up the game with the arrangements they make. From the romantic location, awe-inspiring venues, attentive services, unobtrusive technology, and an array of mouth-watering cuisine, they have it all.
Some salient features of The Leela weddings are
- A banquet hall of approximately 15860 sq ft area for your lavish functions.
- 5 event venues and 3 of them are located on the beach side.
- Pillar-less halls with the main hall having the capacity to host up 900 people.
- Large open spaces for vedi and fireworks, if required
- Special arrangements for sangeet function and related performances.
The five event venues The Leela Kovalam are:
- Roshni- ideal for small events, cocktail parties and small business meetings.
- Convention Centre- elaborate wedding functions and grand parties.
- Tara- Best for private meetings with clients
- Maya- wedding functions like sangeet, mehendi and other parties.
- Space frame/ Pandhal- best for a beach wedding ceremony with your close ones.
All you have to do is decide on your big day and give your specifications. The event management team will take care of the rest.
The Leela Raviz Kovalam is a delightful place where you’ll rediscover yourself. You’re bound to feel rejuvenated in the scenic and peaceful environment. And if that’s not enough, get the ayurvedic spa and massage and you’ll attain nirvana!
Whether you’re coming here for a chilled out vacation or for your destination wedding, this place has it all for you. The Leela’s event management team will be handling everything, so no need for the best wedding planners in India.