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Kappil Lake, Varkala

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#4 of 9 in Nature in Thiruvananthapuram District
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A tropical lake that merges into the Arabian Sea, Kappil Lake offers a tranquil atmosphere and a chance to partake in water sport activities. Thick tropical vegetation and coconut trees surround the lake, where a boat club provides tours and rents pedal boats. To visit Kappil Lake on your trip to Varkala, use our Varkala trip itinerary planner.
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An increasingly popular health and beach resort, Varkala offers a range of accommodations to cater to its growing number of visitors. Hotels cluster along the beachfront, ranging from budget to four-star deluxe, while luxurious resorts sit atop the cliff. A variety of inns and bed & breakfasts scattered throughout town cater to the majority of tourists, but you can also rent a cottage or lodgings offering ayurvedic massage treatments. Home-stays with basic amenities found along the beach cater to budget-oriented travelers.
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  • Good place for people who are interested in water sports! Try Fly sports it should be easy to find if you are staying at Varkala or nearby.  more »
  • Kappil lake is about 8 kms from Varkala and its offers a stunning view from the motor road. One hand the arabian sea and opposite side of the road is the vast Kappil lake. One can enjoy various types ...  more »
  • Peaceful place and area. With newly added water activities became even more attractive. You can have snacks on the road or at the restaurant  more »