Ayurdhama is situated on the picturesque Malabar Coast in the southern Indian state of Karnataka. The location is just 60 minutes or 80 kilometres from mangalore International Airport. The hospital itself is situated near by the river – far removed from mass tourism, in the peaceful neighbourhood of the village of Sullia, of Mangalore district.
Karnataka is India’s southernmost state – and with its tropical forests, probably the greenest as well. The area is regarded as an exciting travel destination because of its flora and fauna, palaces, temples, traditional villages, national parks and paddy fields.
The year can be divided roughly into three seasons:
Summer: March to May
From March, the temperatures rise steadily and peak in May with an average temperature of 30°C. During these months, precipitation declines and in May it rarely rains at all.
Monsoon: June to October
Humidity is high with temperatures of about 23°C. According to traditional teachings, this period is highly recommended for Ayurvedic treatment as the climatic conditions enhance treatment and intensify its effect.
Winter: November to February
Because of their temperate climate, these months are regarded as the high season. Low humidity and little rain are coupled with pleasant temperatures of about 24°C.