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Om Beach Ayurvedic Resort

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Key Information:
Specialty Category: Health and wellness retreat
Location: India
Region: Asia
Min Price: 47 US Dollar (USD) per day
Max Price: 67 US Dollar (USD) per day

- Beach in the shape of spiritual Hindu symbol “OM”
- Resort surrounded by 5 pristine beaches
- Not crowded unlike Goa
- Ayurvedic treatments are offered by Kairali Group
- Yoga and mediatation is offered complimentary with packages
- Astrology and Palmistry is offered
- Open air resturant offering mouth watering meals
- English type suite rooms
- Famous pilgrimage centre
- Water sports are offered (seasonal)
- Trip to ancient Yana Caves is offered
- Good connectivity to and from Goa.

Property amenities:
- Restaurant
- Indoor games
- Outdoor games
- Conference facilties (type capacity in additional remarks at end)
- Baby sitting
- Laundry facility
- Business centre
- Travel desk
- Forex services
- Shopping arcade
- Banquet
- Parking
- Generator/power backup
- Room service.

Nearby attractions and activities:
Gokarna beach: The Gokarna beach forms the coast of the town while the other four beaches lie towards the south of Gokarna.

Kudle Beach and Om Beach: Kudle and Om are around 6 km from Gokarna town along a muddy hill; they are accessible by rickshaw or foot. Om beach is named because it's shaped like the auspicious (Om) symbol. Om beach is the only naturally Om shaped beach.

Half moon Beach and Paradise Beach (also known as full moon): Half moon and Paradise are beyond Om beach and are accessible only by foot or boat. Paradise and Half Moon are smaller and remote beaches.

Religious Attractions

Gokarna is also an important centre of Sanskrit learning and houses Bhandikeri Math and Toggu Math. It is a place where sanksrit knowledge is passed from generations in Brahmis families. Many Hindus also perform last rites of a person here.
- Mahabaleshwar Temple (Maha: great, bal: strength) is a famous Shiva Temple and it houses the atmalinga. Named so after Ravana referred to the linga's great strength.
It is situated at the western end of the main street. The main deity here is two-armed, standing, and at least 1500 years old. The idol of Lord Ganesha also is ancient. In the sanctuary is a stone linga, encased in brass, placed on a coiled stone serpent. The floor of the hall in front has an intricate engraving of a giant tortoise.
- Maha Ganapathi Temple built in honour of the boy Ganapathi, who deceived the demon Ravana
- Uma Maheshwari Temple
- Bhadrakali Temple
- Varadraj Temple
- Tamra-Gauri Temple
- Venkataramana Temple
- Kotiteertha is a man-made tank that is used for immersion of idols and ritual bathing. It is surrounded by temples.
- Shivaratri festival is celebrated here with great enthusiasm. Each year a team builds up two great temple chariots which are used during the Shiva Ratri festival. The two great temple chariots lead a procession through the town's narrow streets, while priests and pilgrims chant hymns in praise of Shiva. More than a hundred people are needed to pull the chariots with thick ropes while priests conduct religious ceremonies inside. During the four day Shiva Ratri festival the small town of Gokarna is visited by up to 20,000 pilgrims.

Location:
- By Air: The nearest airport is at Dabolim (Goa), 135 km away.
- By Rail: Located at Gokarna and Kumta and Ankola (20 km).
- By Road: National highway 17 is about 9 km from the town.

Policy:
- The above rates are on per day basis and are valid from October 1st, 2010 till September 30th, 2011.
- Reservations will be confirmed against 25 % advance payments.
- Confirmation would be given on first come first service basis.
- Cancellation:
* 7 days before arrival date - Full Refund,
* 3 days before arrival date - 50% Refund,
* Less than 3 days before arrival/Change in dates during stay - no refunds.
- Sight seeing, telephone calls, Internet, personal laundry and other additional services requested will be charged extra.
- Child Policy:
* Children below 5 years are Complimentary.
* Children between 5 to 12 years will be charged 50% of meal charges and an Extra Bed.

Notes:
Includes Welcome Drink on Arrival, Accommodation and
Breakfast.

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