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Facilities and Amenities
 
We offer accommodation in plush, safari-style semi-permanent tents and comfy huts.

Tented Cabanas

These large and tastefully decorated Swiss-style (we have no idea why they are called Swiss-style, but they are) luxury tents(ALL NEW) are the same design as used by much more expensive resorts elsewhere.

Built on permanent plinths, these tents are decorated tastefully & exude coziness and comfort, with a lot of little touches which go a long way towards making your stay more enjoyable: plenty of plug points to make your life easier; ample storage space for your clothes; a balcony with rocking chairs for relaxing with a book; a powerful fan (no AC needed!) and electronic mozzie repellants (it works) or mozzie nets, whatever you prefer, and an en-suite bathroom (yep, hot water*).

The rooms are not airconditioned, nor do we have any plans of putting in aircon. For starters, being beachside on a very green island, with minimal concrete development and lots of tree cover, means that even in the peak of summer, it is much cooler here than in cities (a fact we notice every time we leave the islands!). We get a cooling sea breeze in the day. And we have designed the rooms to have as much natural cooling as possible. The fan will provide more than enough cooling to let you sleep at night.

 

Standard Huts:

For travellers on a budget, the Standard Huts are a very good option and a significant improvement over other comparitively priced budget accommodation options (if we may so ourselves). These comfortable and roomy huts come with decent-sized beds (sized for adult humans, for a change), ample shelf space and fan.

What sets them apart from other budget accommodation is the attention we have spent on the common toilet/showers. Ours are tiled, kept very clean and offer hot water showers - in fact, we are the only place to get hot water showers* for less than Rs 1500. Mosquito nets or electronic mozzie repellants are also available.

Please note that Standard Huts are only available in conjunction with a diving package or course. For non-divers, may we suggest a Tented Cabana.

 

Upgraded Huts:

We have upgraded some of the Standard Huts to include an attached bathroom, with open-roof showers. In other respects, they are the same as the Standard Huts above. For the budget conscious - especially those who, like us, think that a room is mainly for storing gear and sleeping - these provide an excellent value in rooms with attached bathrooms.

Please note that Upgraded Huts are only available in conjunction with a diving package or course. For non-divers, may we suggest a Tented Cabana.

Click here to see photos of the resort and the tents

 

 

There are ample common areas for socializing, and enough private spaces to allow you to have a quiet moment if you so desire. Also check out the Facilities and Amenities section for more information on what we have to offer.

Our philosophy is value for money - we aren't trying to offer the cheapest possible accommodation, nor are we trying to build a super high-end resort. We are geared towards people who want a comfortable accommodation and friendly, personal service while retaining the feeling of being in a remote and exotic tropical destination - but without paying 5-star resort rates. Of course, if you want to pay 5-star resort rates, you are more than welcome to pay us more - we are very flexible in that regard.

We aren't a big resort, nor do we want to become one. We like knowing all our guests by name and fin size. And that way, everyone gets to have a hammock as well (and we don't have to give up ours!).

*UPDATE - As of right now, due to severe increase in electricity demand, the island's generator cannot produce enough power (we are supposed to get 220V, we get 170V); as such, the hot water geysers don't always work very reliably. This is going to continue until the island's electricity production has been upgraded. Please be aware of this.

 
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