The River Retreat

The erstwhile summer palace of the Maharajas of Cochin, now houses The River Retreat – a 4 star Heritage Ayurvedic Resort. Preserving the spirit of its illustrious part, the palace breathes history in every detail, offering you Ayurvedic rejuvenation and therapies in the ambience of a palace. Being in Thrissur – the cultural capital of Kerala, A luxurious 3 star Heritage Ayurvedic Resort, we, at The River Retreat, offer a chance to explore the calm and serene environment of the God’s own country-Kerala. The former summer Palace, is now a favorite destination of thousands of tourists and anyone who wishes to stay close to the nature and experience its rejuvenating effect on their tired bodies and frayed nerves. We offer a wide range of Ayurvedic packages to choose from depending upon your budget, duration, etc. The pristine environs are ideal for spending a relaxing & rejuvenating vacation in Mother Nature’s lap. We have a skilled and dedicated team of masseurs with rich experience and a healing touch that leaves you feeling completely relaxed and revitalized.


The River Retreat provides multiple facilities so that the guests enjoy a total holiday and all their needs are catered for. Some of them are listed out here.

  • Holy Basil – Ayurvedic treatment centre
  • 24 Delux Rooms
  • Riviera : Multi cuisine restaurant
  • Air-conditioned conference hall
  • White Sands : Well stocked bar
  • Health club
  • Children’s play area
  • Customized holiday package
  • Business Centre
  • Swimming Pool


Places Of Interest

  • Kerala Kalamandalam Arts Acadamy
  • Pathirikkunnath Mana
  • Punnathur Kotta Elephant Sanctuary
  • Athirapally water falls
  • Guruvayur Temple
  • Vadakkumnatha temple
  • Silent Valley National Park
  • Handloom making units/Shadow Puppet show
  • Malampuzha Dam
  • Traditional Nalukettus
  • Pottery
  • Peechi Dam and Vazhani Dam