In a Nutshell

Located in Tanjore, Svatma boutique hotel offers an exquisitely luxurious base for exploring ancient Tamil Nadu’s magnificent Chola heritage.

At a Glance

  • Gorgeous boutique hotel in the city of Tanjore in Tamil Nadu
  • Perfect blend of old and new with modern touches and antique furnishing
  • Amazing swimming pool – perfect after a day exploring the city
$ $ $ $
Boutique Hotel
Gym
38
Rooms
Spa
WiFi
Swimming Pool

The Detail

Svatma is a truly lovely heritage boutique hotel with 38 individually decorated and meticulously maintained rooms and suites that combine a modern sensibility with antique charm. It is impossible not to feel at home and extremely well looked after. Three restaurants allow you to indulge in an exploration of Tamil cuisine, with rooftop Nila restaurant being a particularly charming spot to immerse yourself in the days of the zamindars while dining beneath the stars.

Historically, Tanjore is an important centre of art, architecture, culture and spirituality, and many of Tamil Nadu’s greatest Chola temples, most of them UNESCO World Heritage Monuments are located in and around Tanjore. The rich cultural heritage infuses Svatma itself, and you can immerse yourself in a wonderful range of events arranged by the hotel, from culinary classes and bronze casting demonstrations to concerts of carnatic music, handloom weaving and bharatanatyam dancing. A delightful outdoor swimming pool, an excellent yoga centre and spa along with a gym are also on hand to help you relax after a day’s exploration.

Svatma Tanjore Itineraries

Travel is all about those unique and special moments which make you smile. Our aim is simple: to offer exceptionally unique and innovative itineraries that are totally personalised around you.

Classic Tamil Nadu

Chennai - Rajakkad - Madurai - Chettinad - Tanjore - Pondicherry - Covelong  

For hardened Indiaphiles, Tamil Nadu is somewhat of a holy grail. Lying off-the-beaten-track, you can explore stunning Hindu temples with a distinct Dravidian Culture awaiting you.

15 days from £2005 p. p.

Southern Trader: a tour of Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Chennai - Pondicherry - Tanjore - Madurai - Rajakkad - Munnar - Backwaters - Cochin  

This classic route takes you from Chennai (Madras) in Tamil Nadu, through the hills and into the Kerala to see the tea estates, backwaters and ending on the beach.

16 days from £2270 p. p.

Experiences

Travel is all about those unique and special moments which make you smile. Our aim is simple: to offer exceptionally unique and innovative itineraries that are totally personalised around you.