Mantra Koodam is a unique eco-friendly resort located along the banks of the Veera Choza and Cauvery rivers where a dedicated bridge for access offers a tranquil location. It is located close to the temple town of Kumbakonam. With the wellbeing and relaxation of its guests a main priority the resort offers a wellness spa with river views. Accommodation of elegantly equipped cottages with rustic exteriors encased in beautiful gardens ensure a comfortable stay. Traditional meals are on offer consisting purely of healthy vegetarian cuisine.
Things to do:
- Visit a legendary Vedic school when in old Kumbakonam Town. The Raja Veda Kavya Patasala has produced renowned scholars and pandits since its establishment in 1542.
- If you would like to experience art as a cultural institution, visit Ramamohan’s house in Kumbakonam. There, he is keeping the ancient artform of Kalamkari alive and thriving.
- Wiggling through narrow lanes of Kumbakonam, the timeless technique of 'Pattu' silk weaving is alive and thriving in the hands of these master craftsmen.
- Temples of Thanjavur, Darasuram and Gangaikonda Cholapuram. An hour’s drive away from the property lies the historic town of Thanjavur, the epicenter of the Chola dynasty and a hub of South India’s indigenous arts, crafts and architecture.
- The ancient town of Swami Malai in Thanjavur is home to a group of artisans called the “Sthapathis”, Watch master craftsmen use the ‘Lost Wax’ technique, using a combination of wax and soft clay from the river bed to make moulds for ornate bronze sculptures.
- Catch glimpses of the rustic village life with a bullock cart ride across the countryside.
- The Navagrahas, or temples representing the nine planets, are all located within 60 km of Kumbakonam, and can be covered in a space of 1-2 days.
- Restaurant serving traditional recipes and authentic cuisine
- Reception and travel desk
- Swimming Pool
- Tea Kadai – Tea shop
- Board Room
- Banquet Hall
There are 2 room options
A lavish cottage with a sitting area, a bedroom, a bathroom that is open to the elements; and a spacious courtyard all for yourself.
Designed like traditional Tamil homes, with large ornate doors, partially open bathrooms, Athangudi-tiled floors and verandas that offer a view of the green landscapes.