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Punnamada Serena SPA Resort relaunches in Allepey
Thursday 4 December 2008

Newly refurbished and with a change of management, Punnamada Serena Spa is a tranquil backwater resort facing the Kumarakom area – a perfect place to unwind. The resort's layout is that of a typical village with 26 well-furnished heritage style villas with a view of the Vembanad Lake where the world famous Nehru Trophy snake boat race takes place. Punnamada Serena Spa Resort is now managed & marketed by Serena Spa Pvt. ltd.
Spread little over 10 acres Punnamada Serena Spa Resort offers elegantly furnished guest rooms with an array of in-room amenities to ensure comfortable stay. Each of the 8 Lake View rooms offer a charming view of the Vembanad Lake and the bathrooms let in a slice of the sky. The resort with its typical Kerala style architecture, is beautifully landscaped around the lapping backwaters. Each of the rooms has thick wooden panels, antique style doors, recreating old world charm of authentic Kerala style ambience.
The 5 Duplex Rooms are set in a traditional environment with a large sitting area and an upper deck bedroom offering an aerial view of the property. The 13 Garden Villas are reminiscent of a typical Kerala village, equipped with all amenities such as multi channel TV, mini bar, special bathroom and of course, air-conditioning.
A night's stay in a houseboat is part and parcel of a true backwater experience. The houseboats of Punnamada Serena Spa Resort offers a close encounter with the lakes and canals of the Alleppey area – the Venice of India. 2 premium houseboats with inviting interiors and a wide range of comforts catering to the needs of any discerning guests – including air-conditioning and on-board pantry ready to tantalize your taste buds.
The multi-cuisine Choola Restaurant is housed in a converted limestone kiln with the traditional architecture intact. Facing the Munroe Island the view from the air-conditioned restaurant offers a splendid sunset location while savouring delectable Kerala specialities or international cuisines.
During the day Punnamada Serena Spa Resort offers a wide range of activities for its guests like water sports (paddle boat, speed boat, water scooter and motor boat cruises), a fully equipped activity room with billiards, snooker, table tennis, bicycles, etc. Individual or group tours to get a close look at the local life and culture, as well as shopping to the nearby Alleppey are all part of the activities on offer. And of course, the Ayurveda centre offers true Kerala rejuvenation and cure.
Mr. Jesper Hougaard, MD of Serena Spa Pvt. Ltd, exults "Punnamada Resort is a jewel among Kerala resorts, with very unique architecture and a charming location; we are very excited about adding this to Serena Spa's portfolio. Serena Spa operates spas in several countries, in India we are present in Delhi, Udaipur, Cochin and Bangalore – from early next year also in Chennai, Hyderabad and Pune – Punnamada Serena Spa Resort will be our first Lifestyle Destination Spa by May 2009."Punnamada Serena Spa Resort is offering some attractive packages for the winter festive season. Apart from the day and weekend packages, there are also theme-based packages like the Green Escape packages, honeymoon getaways and Ayurveda packages, Christmas party and New Year Eve Party. But the real steal and bargain package are for the peak holiday season starting shortly….
1 night in House Boat & 1 Night in Resort
2 nights & 3 days for a couple
Pick - up & drop from Alleppey
Welcome drinks on arrival
Fruit Basket in the room
Accommodation on AP (Breakfast, Lunch & dinner on fixed Menu basis )
Half an Hour speed boat ride
Complimentary use of Paddle Boat, Row Boat & Swimming Pool
Complimentary use of Activity Room (Billiards, Snooker & Table – Tennis, Pool Table )
One day on "Kettuvallam" ( A/c House Boat with all meals)
Alleppey sightseeing
Guided Village Walk
One general body massage
10% discount on Ayurveda & water sports
Inclusive of all taxes.
Cost of Package : Garden Villa : Rs. 24, 999/-
: Lake View Villa : Rs. 28, 999/-
: Extra Person : Rs. 5000 /-
**Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

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