Kappil Lake, Varkala

4.2
#2 of 9 in Nature in Thiruvananthapuram District
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. Use our Varkala online visit planner to add Kappil Lake and other attractions to your Varkala vacation plans.
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  • A nice place for trying paddle boating. The lake is calm and not too deep and also surrounded by coconut trees.  more »
  • One side of the road is a huge Arabian Sea, whereas on the other side the Lake. There are some activities in the lake side like paddle boating. It's great experience to paddle the boat in a calm and c...  more »
  • Beach and the lake both can be experienced.Beautiful high way in between.Picture perfect.Idyllic.Can be reached by walk from Varkala beach also in 2 hours.Just need to follow the shoreline.Nice little...  more »

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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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