Ayurveda is a life practice and treatment method that seeks to
restore an equilibrium of the different components of the body. As a
life practice it promotes moderation of intake of chemical substances
and serious followers avoid alcohol and tobacco completely. The
treatments are comprised of medicinal plants which can be administered
in many different forms. However the main method used at Saratha
Vilas is through oil massage with the appropriate natural ingredients
Since arriving in India, we at Saratha Vilas have experienced
firsthand the benefits of ayurvedic massage having had the opportunity
of receiving treatments regularly. We now offer our guests the
opportunity to benefit personally from this essential aspect of
ancient Indian culture.
At Saratha Vilas you may opt for treatments a la carte or choose a
full cure of the period of your choosing.
A LA CARTE:
Massages can be scheduled at your convenience.
ABHYANGA - Full Body Ayurvedic Massage
The oils in which medicinal herbs are infused warmed and applied
directly on the skin.
The massage is profoundly relaxing. It balances, eliminates fatigue and
toxins and revitalizes the body as a whole. The massage induces
tranquility and calm and
Duration: 60 min
Duration: 90 min
SIRO ABHYANGA – Ayurvedic Head, Neck and Shoulder massage.
This massage with Ayurvedic oils induces relaxation, hydrates the hair
and scalp and stimulates lymph nodes and blood flow.
Duration: 20-30 min
PADA ABHYANGA – Ayurvedic Leg Massage
This massage utilizes special medicinal oils to revitalize and stimulate
blood circulation and lymph nodes. It brings positive effects to the
rest of the body by the masseur’s concentration on specific energy
Duration: 20-30 min
3-DAY AYURVEDIC CURE
A 3-day- cure must be reserved one day in advance to allow the
specific medicinal oils. To follow the cure, guests must arrive at
Saratha Vilas by early
afternoon and plan to stay 4 nights.
SIRODHARA – Ayurvedic Forehead Treatment
A stream of medicinal plant infused oil is slowly poured continuously
onto the forehead.
The movement of the pendulum from which the oil flows induces a profound
relaxation and peace.
Duration: Sirodhara treatment of 3 days comprised of a full body
Abhyanga massage 20 mn, followed by one hour of Sirodhara each day for
60 mn Abhyanga full body massage is combined with a 60 mn-Sirodhara
Duration: 120 min/session
The whole body is made to perspire by the application of medicinal
boluses frequently warmed in herb infused milk. It makes the body
supple, removes stiffness and swellings in the joints.
Duration: 80 min
ABHYANGA - NAVARAKIZHI
60 mn Abhyanga full body massage, is combined with a 60 mn-Navarakizhi
Duration 120 min
9-DAY AYURVEDIC TREATMEMT
A cure of 9 days must be reserved one week in advance. Guest must arrive
by early afternoon of the first day and plan to stay 10nights.
The day before the cure begins, the guest receives an Abhayanga massage
and meets with our Ayurvedic doctor in the presence of the masseur. The
masseur will be in charge of providing you with the treatment prescribed
starting the next morning and continuing the full nine days. The cure is
completely designed according your needs and thus is not a
pre-established package, but a combination of personalized massage. The
duration (treatments will be 2-3 hours per day) and treatment method
varies from one person to another.