About Ashiyana

Ashiyana is a hotel created by three cousin’s originally born in India.Ashiyana is a Hindi word which means «SweetHome» ,where the family is living happily together.ASHIYANA is based in North Cliff Varkala (Pananasam beach), originally a small fishermen village in south of KERALA, which starts to be well known as a station balneaire and one of the best place to get Ayurvedic Treatment and Yoga Courses. It is designed as Havelitype (Moghol Palace) with a beautiful open inner courtyard garden. The patio has huge pillars and nice arches and is surrounded by large white marble floor. All rooms are king size, simply and delicately decorated with modern fitting attached bathrooms all with bathtubs, and private balconies.The place is quiet and at the same time only 3mn by walk to the beach. You will enjoy staying and relax in our wonderful sweet home where plants and flowers are giving the best of their beauty.
Ashiyana was born on 1st December 2012 with all the empower and passion it has required. Shortly after its opening Ashiyana earn a great name because of its service and hospitality.

About Varkala

Varkala, a calm and quiet hamlet, lies on the outskirts of Thiruvananthapuram district. It has several places of tourist interests like a beautiful beach, a 2000-year-old Vishnu Temple and the Ashramam - Sivagiri Mutt a little distance from the beach.The Papanasam beach (also called as Varkala beach), which is ten kilometers away from Varkala, is renowned for the natural spring. It is considered to have medicinal and curative properties. A dip in the holy waters at this beach is believed to purge the body of impurities and the soul of all sins; hence the name 'Papanasam beach'.A two thousand year old shrine the Janardhanaswamy Temple stands on the cliffs overlooking the beach, a short distance away. The Sivagiri Mutt, founded by the great Hindu reformer and philosopher Sree Narayana Guru (1856 - 1928) is also close by. The Samadhi (the final resting place) of the Guru here attracts thousands of devotees every year during the Sivagiri Pilgrimage days - 30th December to 1st January. Sree Narayana Guru propagated the ideology: "one caste, one religion and one god", in a society torn by the taboos of caste system.Varkala offers excellent accommodation facilities for tourists and is fast becoming a popular health resort with many Ayurvedic massage centres.Attractions: Beach, mineral water springs, the Sivagiri Mutt and a 2000-year- old Vishnu Temple