Facilities
From the moment you step into Nilayoram, you know you have entered an idyllic setting suitable for a natural and healthy lifestyle. Throughout your stay, you will observe that the legendary hospitality of Kerala is translated to new heights at Nilayoram.
Wealth without health is meaningless. We invite you to enjoy life more fully through the Nilayoram experience. Nilayoram provides an optimum environment and creates the opportunity to acquire a lasting sense of inner peace, contentment and fulfillment.
The exuberant beauty of landscaped gardens coupled with dense greenery of palm trees with well blended tiled walkways, lagoons, mini waterfall, Country Bridge and nicely groomed lawn all in a well illuminated environment, give guests outdoor relaxation and comfort. When the elements of nature are in balance, life is harmonic and flourishes, and at Nilayoram we are proud to offer nature at its purest.
Nilayoram Resorts, as its name implies, is truly a world apart. It is an oasis of serenity located about 34 kilometers north of cultural capital Thrissur and 4 kilometers away from Kerala, Kalamandalam, Cheruthuruthy. Nilayoram is set on a two acre site, right at the back of the heritage enriched Bharathapuzha, with vast expanses of lustrous greenery in sylvan surroundings. Nilayoram is unique and carries a distinctive concept in resort culture.
Nilayoram's specialized designers have worked together to deliver a masterpiece of compelling simplicity in architecture coupled with sophistication in finishing and furnishing. The buildings carry an aesthetic look with a great deal of privacy and tradition charm while all the octagonal rooms provide a better view of Bharathapuzha and the lush, verdant surroundings.
Elegantly furnished bedrooms with western style bathrooms ensure the best in comfort and accommodation. An indoor auditorium, in the center of the resort building, gives easy access for a guest to watch cultural art forms performed by Kerala Kalamandalam artistes. Nilayoram's multi-cuisine restaurant serves continental and typical Kerala style food in a very hygienic environment. The dining area, set on a vast split level balcony, overlooks the garden and Bharathapuzha on one side and the indoor auditorium to the other allowing the guest to enjoy their food both from the culinary and cultural aspects.

An ideal health oriented package open to groups of 4 people and above, to take a break to meditate and relax in lush, peaceful surroundings in the exclusive riverside resort, Nilayoram.

  • Highlights Of A One Week Package Yoga, meditation classes every day.
  • Elephant ride along the sandy banks of river Bharathapuzha.
  • Visit the Kalamandalam arts academy.
  • Visit the trek through rubber plantations.
  • Visit an old heritage home built in traditional style.
  • Day trip to Chimmani Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Provision of one Indoor cultural art form at guest's choice


The Indian cultural art forms, rich in essence and heritage are regularly performed in the indoor auditorium by the best artistes of Kerala Kalamandalam. Major art forms performed are:

  • , a dance drama based on episodes from the epics, the Ramayana and the Mahabharatha.
  • , many Sanskrit plays completely or partially presented by Chakyars enacting the male roles and Nangiars taking female roles and rendering verbal acting in stylized Sanskrit and Prakrit.
  • , the dance form of the celestial temptress, OTTAMTHULLAL, a dance form of quick movements interpreting stories from the epics, BARATHANATYAM, one of the oldest classical dances originated from Tamilnadu, KUCHUPUDI, a dance performed about the striking episodes of Lord Krishna by the dancer through poetic gestures.

Rates for Cultural Art Forms

Type

Art Form / Entertainment

Rate US$

Minimum Persons

Indoor

Kathakali
Koodiyattam
Dance-Mohiniyattom
Dance-Kuchupudi
Dance-Barathanatyam
Ottan Thullal
Chakyar Koothu

100.00
080.00
100.00
100.00
100.00
040.00
040.00

Group of 8
Group of 8
Group of 8
Group of 8
Group of 8
Group of 8
Group of 8


  • Cultural art forms are performed by the artistes of Kerala Kalamandalam
  • Duration of performance ranges from 1 to 2 hours
Outdoor Entertainment
An exhilarating martial art form, that hails originally from northern districts of Kerala, is performed regularly at Nilayoram. The fighters, normally 6 to 8 will participate in the display, are sheer dedicated artistes who have mastered this art form through immense concentration, discipline and courage.
Kerala is the land of Poorams and procession of decorated elephants is a common sight. These elephants are of calm nature and friendly. It is an entertainment as well as fun to have a ride on top of the softly saddled elephant along the sandy banks of river Bharathapuzha to enjoy and explore the beauty of the countryside.

Type

Art Form / Entertainment

Rate US$

Minimum Persons

Outdoor

Elephant Ride
Kalaripayattu

110.00
100.00

Group of 4
Group of 8


Infrastructure & Other Attractions

  • Railway Station (Shornur) ………… 5 km.
  • Bus Station …………………………… 5 km.
  • Airport (Calicut/ Cochin) …………….70 Km.
  • Hospital ………………………….….. 10 km.
  • Shopping Centre ……………………. 5 km.
  • Kerala Kalamandalam Arts Academy…………………. 4 km.
  • Kalamandalam Museum ………………………………... 4 km.
  • Malampuzha Dam Project …………………………… 50 km
  • Thrissur Grand Church ………………………………. 34 km.
  • Thrissur Vadakkumnath Temple …………………… 34 km
  • Thrissur Museum .........……………………………... 34 km.
  • Thrissur Zoo ………………………………………….. 34 km.
  • Guruvayoor Lord Krishna Temple …………………… 45 km.
  • Peechi Dam Project ………………………………….. 54 km.
  • Athirappilly Waterfalls ……………………………….. 70 km
  • Chimmini Wildlife sanctuary ………………………… 60 Km.
Optional Day-out Programs
Escorted day-out programs arranged to the following places on request:

Project Site is 50 km. east of Nilayoram. The project site lies in the bowl formed by the lower hills of the Western Ghats. The extensive lake is ideal for cruise for which ample facilities exist.

34 km south of Nilayoram. The ancient Vadakkumnatha Temple dominates the town and extensive maidan is celebrated the famous Thrissur Pooram Festival.

An ideal excursion spots 20 km east of Thrissur. The serene garden, lake and the tranquil surroundings give the visitor the best choice for a day-out.

This most sacred temple dedicated to Lord Krishna (Guruvayoorappan) is just 45 km southwest of Nilayoram. Pilgrims from all parts of the country visit this sacred place throughout the year. One of the nearby appeals to the visitor is the “Elephant Yard or Anathavalam”; an exciting seen where 50 or more elephants are housed and looked after by the temple management.