Reinvent the Thanjavur at Svatma, mind indulging in the luxury of leisure, dabbling with the arts, in a beautiful home environment.
Known for the art, architecture and savouring food, Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu has been a hub for the most discerning Indophiles.
One of the state’s richest cultural sites is the World Heritage listed Great Living Chola Temples in the city of Thanjavur, now has become more appealing for travellers with the introduction of boutique hotel- Svatma.
Svatma, is a restored traditional century-old mansion, featuring light airy suites, a yoga room and luxury spa for the patrons. With 38-room Svatma is built around an ancient old family home giving the experience, one of total Tamil immersion.
SVATMA, The name of the property is chosen to echo the brands identity SVA meaning “ones’ own” and ATMA meaning “soul”, literally translates as ONES’ OWN SOUL. The very personal journey of an individual seeking the true artistry of the spirit within is the concept that drives the brand SVATMA.
The SVATMA experience is designed as a voyage of discovery of the mind indulging in the luxury of leisure. It offers vegetarian home cooking lessons of the region, dabbling with the arts such as watching handloom silk weaving and traditional painting or simply one can meditate in the relaxing surroundings of the hotel gardens and pool.
Food for soul
Here at the Svatma culinary expertise bring home style pure vegetarian food for the guest in an art form. The restaurant Aharam is an all-day fine food restaurant with a traditional display kitchen that overlooks the pool. It has a unique menu – an exploration of Tamil cuisine available a la carte in an exclusive bouquet of plated mini meals. Ideal for health conscious foodies wanting to explore the flavours of the region, the ingredients are organic and carefully prepared by trained specialist chefs.
Arogyam the Gym and Yoga centre is staffed with experienced tutors who can guide the body to a path of fitness using traditional Asanas and simple meditative practices. Soukyam, the luxury spa has four private full body massage/treatment rooms as well as a relaxation area for foot and shoulder massages.
The staffs are trained therapists attuned to luxury travellers requiring customised treatment plans under expert advice by a wellness consultant. Long stay wellness packages are tailor made to suit guests on request. The Hotel also houses a swimming pool fitted with jacuzzi and lounges for relaxation.
The signature Siddha Spa, Soukyam offers unique and revitalizing treatments without altering the conventionality through a blend of naturopathy and organic siddha herbal products.
A sheath of grandeur where authentic indigenous essentials meet worldwide flair and panache, in Svatma guests can relish the perks of an urbane hideaway that’s as exclusive as it’s wonderfully enmeshed in the vivid fabric of the region around.