The Somatheeram Ayurvedic Beach Resort is situated on the picturesque
, 8 km south of
. The resort offers traditionally styled wooden houses, stone bungalows and cottages consisting of 50 spacious rooms. Each building is a unique piece of
architecture. The deluxe and ordinary Illams are traditional Kerala houses, mostly wooden built with antique doors and furniture. Each house has 2 bedrooms, one being deluxe with a living room and the other an ordinary room rented separately. Round thatched villas, built of natural mud, bricks and having more sea view are also available. The restaurant serves regional, Indian, tandoori, grilled, continental and Chinese dishes. The ayurvedic treatment and massage centre is handled by well qualified and highly experienced doctors and personnel. The other facilities include doctor on call, currency exchange, laundry, cultural shows and travel desk.