Niraamaya Retreats, Surya Samudra, Kovalam features romantic, seaside getaways in Trivandrum, with its private beach and beautiful sea-facing infinity pool. Pampering spa treatments, personal yoga sessions and cooking classes are available. Spacious rooms have terracotta roofs, wooden pillars and tile floors, invoking a dreamy, luxurious feel. Overlooking the sea or gardens, air-conditioned rooms come equipped with a flat-screen TV and minibar. Niraamaya Retreats is a 20-minute drive from Vizhiniam Beach and 30-minute drive from Trivandrum International Airport. It is a one-hour drive from Technopark. Guests can arrange day trips at the tour desk, read in the library or check email at the business center. There is also a gift shop, children's play room and a 24-hour front desk. Oottupura restaurant serves a delightful mix of local and international dishes. Kanal has barbecued seafood, grilled meats and vegetables.