Medical tourism in India is growing tremendously in recent years as the cost of treatment is low when compared with countries like the US and UK. So many people from western countries visit India for solving their health issues. It is not limited to only surgeries or other medical procedures but also rejuvenating the body and soul using techniques like yoga.
Top Medical Tourism Resorts in India
Let’s start with the first one.
1. Somatheeram Ayurveda Resort
Somatheeram resort located in Kerala is the first Ayurvedic resort in the world started 20 years and it is also an ISO 9001: 2008 certified company. The resort is located in a place surrounded by the sea which helps the tourists to relax a lot. It offers various packages like Rejuvenation Therapy/Body Purification Therapy, Anti-Ageing Programme, Slimming Programme, Beauty Care Programme, Stress Management program, etc and most of these can be taken 7 or 14 nights. The resort provides free accommodation for those who take these packages and also provides complimentary sightseeing services. All kinds of rooms are available. It also has an attached restaurant that provides more than 100 healthy vegetarian recipes.
2. Kairali Ayurvedic Health Resort
Kairali Resort is located in Palakkad, Kerala, and is a part of the Kairali Group.It is also referred to as Ayurvedic Healing village and the oil treatments and massages are popular in his resort. It offers various packages like Preventive & Regenerative Package, Beauty Care & Eye Care, Holistic Treatment for Rejuvenation & Detoxification, Treatment to Remove Stress & Strain, Panchakarma Therapy, etc. The duration varies depending on the package and the minimum and maximum limits are 3 and 29 days respectively.Apart from the standard rooms, it has also villas.It has two multi-cuisine restaurants namely White Lilly and Oottupura which serve a healthy vegetarian diet.
3. Beach and Lake Ayurvedic Resort
Beach & Lake resort is located at a distance of 8 km from Trivandrum airport in Kerala.As the name implies, it is surrounded by a lake on one side and backwaters on the other side. It offers various types of massages and oil treatments. It also has a multi-cuisine restaurant attached to it. The resort has all kinds of rooms like deluxe,non-deluxe, etc and the accommodation is free for people who take Ayurveda packages.
4. Sarovaram Ayurvedic Resort
Sarovaram resort is located on the bank of the Ashtamudi lake near Kollam in Kerala.It offers specialized treatments for Rejuvenation,Weight Reduction,Arthritis,Body purification & Detoxification,Back Aches,Depression & Stress management,Sinusitis etc. The resort is not a luxury one but it provides all the basic facilities like accommodation and food.
5. Ideal Ayurvedic Resort
Ideal resort is located near Chowara beach in the coastal part of Kerala.It was started in 1997 and offers treatments for Chronic Constipation, Osteoporosis, Sports Injuries, Multiple Sclerosis Management, etc.It has an open-air restaurant providing healthy food.They will also provide food to match the diet followed by your physician.The resort also has a rooftop terrace and a swimming pool.
6. Kalari Kovilakom Resort
Kalari Kovilakom is one of the oldest resorts in Kerala which is dedicated to Ayurveda. It offers treatment packages for stress relief, weight reduction, Rejuvenation, Anti-aging, etc. The treatment duration is minimum of 2 weeks as it adheres to the standards of ancient Ayurveda. The kitchen in the resort prepares healthy food following the old tradition as the food is prepared only in clay, iron or brass vessels only.The rooms available resemble the traditional houses in India.
7. Shin Shiva Ayurvedic Resort
Shin Shiva resort is located very near to the Kovalam beach in Kerala.It offers treatments for curing various problems like paralysis, rheumatism, nervous disorders, mental disorders, skin diseases, etc.It offers various packages like Rejuvenation Therapy, Body Purification Therapy, Beauty Care Programme etc. The facilities of the resort include an Ayurveda restaurant, library, gardens, etc. The cottages are very simple and located in green trees.
8. Keraleeyam Lake Side Ayurveda Resort
Keraleeyam is a traditional Ayurveda resort built in the model of a home and is around 70 years old.It offers packages like Rejuvenation, Body Purification, Stress Management, Anti-Aging, Panchakarma, etc.It offers free accommodation and food for those booking the packages.The attached restaurant offers cuisines like Continental, Chinese, European, Italian, etc on request in addition to the Ayurvedic food.
9. Ayurveda Yoga Villa Resort
Ayurveda Yoga Villa is located on the banks of the river Kabani in Kerala.It offers packages like stress management, weight management, Rasayana rejuvenation, herbal beauty care etc. It provides three types of cottages and they are herbal, riverside front and back cottages.The herbal cottage is coated with medicated mud and useful for people planning a long time stay and taking treatments.It also has an attached restaurant which offers a healthy diet.
10. Ananda in the Himalayas
Ananda Spa is located on the foothills of the Himalayan mountain and close to the divine cities Haridwar and Rishikesh.It offers packages like Weight Management, Rejuvenation, detoxification, stress management, etc.The attached restaurant offers healthy Ayurvedic food. It offers three types of rooms and they are the palace view, valley view, and premium valley view.
Say ‘No’ to Alchohol and Non-Veg
Almost all these resorts do not allow tourists to drink alcohol and eat nonvegetarian food during the treatment.