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Dr. Franklin's Panchakarma Institute and Ayurveda Centre

Closed Now: 08:00 - 17:00
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Great Ayurvedic Spa treating medically backed Ayurvedic treatments

This is my third time here, I have been here once every year for 14 days each time and leave like a... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2018
London, United Kingdom
Best Ayurveda Health resort in Kerala

We had a stay here. Had a very good experience. Really awesome environment and the treatments were... read more

Reviewed 30 November 2017
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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“Dr.Franklin’s Panchakarma Institute”, the Unique Centre for Ayurveda, Yoga & Meditation was established in 1997 by Dr.V.Franklin, formerly the district chief medical officer of Government of Kerala, registered as "Ribis Health Care Pvt Ltd” and...more
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Chowara | South Kovalam, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) 695501, India
+91 471 248 0870
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

This is my third time here, I have been here once every year for 14 days each time and leave like a shiny new car each time :-) The Treatments and diet etc is recommended after the Ayurvedic doctors do a thorough examination and tailor...More

6  Thank dujinanda
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We had a stay here. Had a very good experience. Really awesome environment and the treatments were really good.

2  Thank linidigital007
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I have stayed 5 days at Dr Franklins, it has been a great experience, the drs are professional yet friendly, the therapists are trained well and offer the service with a smile. I had a bad cold and flu and the drs and nurses provided...More

3  Thank Ellie C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit at Dr Franklin institute,we stayed for 3 weeks this time, the treatments, food and service were very good , lovely atmosphere , we will definetly be back one day !!!

7  Thank jeleriui
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Had pleasure of visiting Dr Franklin's Panchakarma Institute in Feb/March 2017 and had a marvellous time. Panchakarma and the all treatments received were excellent. On average treatments lasted at least 3-5 hours depending on what was needed. I would like to take this opportunity to...More

7  Thank Suyangi G
Reviewed 5 November 2016

This family owned resort has a particular charming and refreshing atmosphere and acts as an retreat in the often overwhelming Indian landscape

8  Thank gerdt_13
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hotel best for Ayurveda treatment. I liked the so Mathew ram ram beach nearby .you got many shops in that area. As well there's a beautiful jewelry shop inside the hotel which can be trusted more and got awesome jewels .Also they have the...More

4  Thank Zubimalik
Reviewed 25 August 2016

I was overworked and and had no more power in my mind and body...I was fat and terrible tyred looking. In 3 weeks I was like a new thank Ayurveda from Dr Franklin and dancing the whole time like crazy: my energy was completely back,...More

12  Thank 227dianan
Reviewed 30 April 2016

1 old institute 2 very good name among the locals 3 Lot of foreigners visiting the institute 4 contained to panchakarma

7  Thank gopsmarty
Reviewed 7 March 2016

28 day Panchakarma included more than 100 different massages and treatments with high professional and very friendly staff. 3-5 hours treatment per day depending your needs. Ayurvedic food served in the restaurant. Quality of food very good. Ambiente and service quality in restaurant could be...More

12  Thank VisionOne
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Response from Suyangi G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there There is onsite accommodation available. I went on my own as well and paid around £30 for the room and treatments and Yoga was extra. You will enjoy yourself, lots of women come on there own. Ring or email them... More