The Team

Dr. Jibin C Manjila

Dr. Jibin is a renowned expert in the field of Ayurvedic medicine. He crowned his academic journey with a degree from the prestigious Govt. Ayurveda College in Trivandrum, which is part of the University of Kerala. He gained extensive professional experience in India until 2016.Due to the growing appreciation and acceptance of Ayurveda in Europe, Dr. Manjila decided to move to Austria in 2016. This move was followed by another professional change in 2020, when he continued his career as an Ayurveda specialist in Germany. There, he is passionately dedicated to helping people lead healthier and more harmonious lives through the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda.In 2023, Dr. Manjila joined the Nattika team and took over the management of consultations and operations in Germany. With his profound knowledge and deep-rooted practice in Ayurvedic medicine, Dr. Manjila is a valuable member of the community who is committed to bringing the authentic understanding of Ayurveda to a wider audience. Learn more Read more

Dr. Suhas. S. V

Dr. Suhas. S. V is a distinguished member of the Ayurveda community with an outstanding academic background, distinguished by a degree in Ayurvedic Medicine from the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science. With over a decade of experience in Ayurvedic healing, he brings a wealth of knowledge and practice to the treatment of his patients.As a recognized assessor of the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), a division of the Quality Council of India, he has proven expertise in quality assurance and assessment. Dr. Suhas has been working at Nattika Beach Ayurveda Resort since 2013 and also fulfills the responsible role of NABH Quality Coordinator. His task is to ensure the highest level of safety and quality in all aspects of Ayurveda operations.Dr. Suhas has also been instrumental in leading the IGBC [Indian Green Building Certification] certification for the resort, an expression of his commitment to sustainability in healthcare. He initiated the innovative Nattika Essence Project, which combines principles of Ayurveda with aromatherapy to enrich the healing process.With his extensive experience in conducting Panchakarma treatments, personalized diet and lifestyle counseling, he imparts a holistic approach to Ayurveda. Dr. Suhas is known for his diligence and dedication as well as his calm and optimistic approach to challenges, qualities that make him highly regarded by colleagues and patients alike.Learn more Read more

Dr. Viny Manjila

Dr. Viny Manjila is a fifth generation practicing Ayurveda expert from the well-known Kandamkulathy family in Kerala. She graduated from the University of Kannur, Kerala in 2016. Since 2019, Dr. Manjila has been enriching the medical services in Germany and Austria with her outstanding clinical skills, which she is continuously refining through a modern interpretation of Ayurvedic knowledge. Through her profound expertise, especially in the areas of nutritional and lifestyle advice, she contributes significantly to the practice of holistic Ayurvedic medicine. Learn moreRead more

Ms. Syamala B

Ms. Syamala B is our experienced senior Ayurvedic therapist from Trivandrum. Her professional journey started way back in 1998 and now she has a valuable experience of over 25 years. She joined the trusted team at Nattika in 2009 and started her career at Coconut Bay Beach Resort before strengthening her expertise at Rockholm Beach Resort. She has successfully completed a certificate course in Ayurvedic Nursing, Panchakarma and Yoga disciplines and is also a Bharat Sevak Samaj (BSS) certified Ayurvedic therapist. Ms. Syamala's commitment to training is particularly noteworthy, as she has already trained over 150 therapists. Ms. Syamala enriches our offer not only with her classical therapeutic techniques, but also with her knowledge of conventional Marma procedures. Her gentle and determined approach has helped many of our guests to experience healing on a physical and psychological level. Find out more Read more

Ms. Darsana. D

Darsana D, a dedicated Ayurvedic therapist from Palakkad, Kerala, joined our team here at Nattika Beach Resort in 2019 with her five years of professional experience. She has further strengthened her expertise with a diploma in Ayurveda Panchakarma Therapy from the Mithra Institute in Kuttippuram. Darsana is known for her enthusiastic and compassionate nature and appreciates the individual needs of each guest to provide them with holistic healing and relaxation. Read more

Ms. Swathy A. S

Ms. Swathy A. S is our lead therapist, hailing from Thrissur in Kerala, who has been a mainstay at Nattika Beach Ayurveda Resort since 2017. With six years of experience in Ayurvedic treatments, she has been ensuring the well-being of our guests and has further developed her skills directly at Nattika Beach Resort after completing her academic studies. Her training focused on Ayurvedic therapies and the comprehensive knowledge of Panchakarma. Ms. Swathy is highly skilled and methodical in her approach to Ayurvedic massages and therapies. Learn more Read more

Ms. Athira Rajesh

Athira, a dedicated therapist from Alappuzha, Kerala, joined the team at Nattika Beach Resort in 2018. She has gained her in-depth knowledge and expertise through a diploma in Ayurveda Nursing Panchakarma Therapy, which she successfully completed at the Penile Ayurveda Nursing College in Chengannur, Alappuzha. Known for her hard work ethic and dedication to the art of Ayurvedic healing, she is a valuable asset to our resort and takes great care for the well-being of our guests. Read more

Mr. Unnikkuttan .V. C

Unnikkuttan, our highly esteemed senior therapist from Palakkad, Kerala, has been an integral part of the team at Nattika Beach Ayurveda Resort since 2016. He gained his professional qualification through a diploma in Ayurveda Panchakarma Therapy, which he completed at the renowned Government Ayurveda College in Trivandrum. Unnikkuttan is known for his deep understanding of Ayurveda principles, his sincere compassion and his always positive attitude, which ideally complement his professional skills and contribute to the healing and satisfaction of our guests. Read more

Ms. Silpa V. P

Silpa, is our dedicated Ayurveda therapist from Palakkad, Kerala, who started her professional career at Nattika Beach Ayurveda Resort in early 2023. In addition to her diploma in computer application, she has completed in-depth training in Ayurveda, Panchakarma and therapy at Asramam Ayurveda College. Her expertise is further enriched by knowledge of Kalari massage, a traditional Indian form of therapy known for its profound healing properties. Ms. Silpa brings both modern expertise and traditional techniques to her work to holistically promote the well-being of our guests. Learn more Read more

Mr. Dileesh V.D

Dileesh, is our experienced senior therapist from Kozhikode, Kerala, who has an extensive 12-year career in Ayurvedic therapy. His expertise spans national and international borders and he has been part of the accomplished team at Nattika Beach Resort since 2013. Dileesh has earned his qualification through a diploma in Marma Thirummal and Panchakarma therapy and is also a certified specialist trainer for Chavitti Thirummal, a traditional foot massage from Kerala. His expertise and professionalism in therapeutic massage play a key role in the high standard quality of the treatments we offer. Find out more Read more

Ms. Vanessa Faller

Our lovely employee Vanessa welcomes you with open arms in the service area. As an animal lover, she understands the importance of peace and harmony. With her ability to speak French, she is a valuable link for our French-speaking guests. Vanessa inspires empathy and ensures that your stay at the Ayurveda Resort is an unforgettable experience. Read more

Mr. Maik Muhs

Our dedicated employee Maik is an important part of our maintenance team that looks after our park. With his dedication and expertise, he helps to ensure that our park always looks neat and inviting. Maik and the whole team work hard to create a harmonious environment that inspires and relaxes our Ayurvedic guests. Read more

Mr. Max Will

Our German chef Max, who has been part of our team since 2023, has perfected the art of Ayurvedic cuisine with the help of our Ayurvedic chef. Together they bring the authentic flavors and principles of this traditional culinary art to our dishes. Their shared passion for Ayurveda creates a culinary experience that nourishes body and soul and takes our guests on a very special journey. Read more

Ms. Jessica Biko

Our administrative assistant Jessica is an indispensable member of our team. With her commitment and reliability, she supports our management and the entire team with administrative tasks. Since joining our team, she has proven to be extremely competent and plays a key role in keeping the business running smoothly. Jessica's friendly and professional manner makes her a valued colleague and point of contact for staff and guests alike.Learn more about Read more

Mr. Philipp Junghans

Our sous chef Philipp enriches our team with his commitment and passion for Ayurvedic cuisine. Since joining our team, he has gained valuable experience under the guidance of our Ayurvedic chef and refined the nuances of this traditional culinary art. Together with our head chef Max, he brings the essence and flavors of Ayurveda to every dish our guests enjoy. Their collaboration guarantees a culinary experience that harmonizes body and mind and takes our guests on a journey of the senses. Learn more about Read more

Ms. Noreen Frenkler

Our receptionist Noreen brings a special touch to our team with her warmth and professionalism. Noreen has settled into the philosophy of our resort and has a sound understanding of our guests' needs. With her commitment to excellent service and friendly demeanor, Noreen makes every guest feel welcome and well looked after. Her presence at reception is an important part of every stay with us, and she helps to ensure that our guests have a memorable experience. Read more

Mr. Oktawian Drag

restaurant manager Oktawian is the heart of our gastronomic team. Since joining our team, he has proven his passion for excellent service and the art of hospitality. With his charming manner and deep understanding of our guests' needs, Oktawian ensures that every visit to our restaurant is an unforgettable experience. His leadership and commitment contribute significantly to the high quality of our gastronomic offerings and make him an indispensable part of our team. Read more

Ms. Gabriele Wahl-Multerer

Our management and hostess, Ms. Gabriele Wahl-Multerer, is the driving force behind the success of our resort. Since she took over the park in 2016, she has turned the resort into a place of peace and relaxation with her tireless commitment and visionary leadership. With her warm and welcoming manner, she personally looks after the well-being of our guests and creates an atmosphere of warmth and security. Mrs. Wahl-Multerer's commitment to quality and excellence is reflected in every detail of our resort, making her an inspiring hostess for all who visit. Read more

Mr. Manikandan M

Hailing from the south of India, Mr Manikandan is an Ayurveda specialist chef with over 18 years of immersive experience in the culinary field. He started his career in 2006 at Indian Coffee House in Mumbai, as a South Indian chef and later ventured onto the international stage at Nellara Restaurant in Dubai. He joined the Nattika Group in 2013, delving deeper into the holistic principles of Ayurvedic cuisine. Blending traditional techniques with contemporary culinary trends, he curated memorable dining experiences that resonated with guests seeking wellness through food. He is now with Retreat Park AM See Nattika Ayurveda since December 2023 and his passion, creativity and deep understanding of Ayurvedic principles will continue to enrich the dining experience for our esteemed guests. Read more