The Hermitage is set in a secluded palm grove next to the Arabian Sea in northern Kerala. It was built in traditional style oriented to the east and the rising sun with wood and thatch cottages. Facilities include swimming pool, two restaurants, and easy access to the beach. Cottages are light and airy with teak floors and high ceilings. Amenities include A/C, iPod stereo, hammocks, and verandas.