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Varkala Beach, Varkala

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Relax on the scenic sands of Varkala Beach, noted for having the only cliff on the Arabian seaside and boasting natural mineral springs. Take a dip in the clean, blue water--which according to local beliefs washes away all sins--sunbathe, or take a peaceful stroll along the sand. Climb the steps to the top of the cliff, which features a paved, coconut palm-fringed road, to enjoy a picturesque view of the beach. Put Varkala Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Varkala travel itinerary maker.
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  • When it comes to Kerala People talk about backwaters, Munnar tea gardens, but i would say varkala is one thing in kerala which you should not miss. its a crime if you miss it.The Best thing here compa...  read more »
  • Possibly one of the few cliff side beaches in India. This beach stretches across the foot of the North Cliff and offers itself as a nice place for a morning walk. At some points, the high tide brings ...  read more »
  • Its a beautiful beach with breathtaking view from cliff. Water is clean and the shore is usually clean too. But the sea was very rough when we visited and so not able to enjoy the water much. It has a...  read more »
  • Its just a wonderful place. Sun takes a dip in sea its a amazing moment unforgettable. Blue sea n golden sand a great combination. Again memorable moments for ever. By Hms 06032016
  • one of the most beautiful natural beauty places i have seen in india.Small n cute with availabilies of everything require for a tourist.MUST SEE PLACE WHEN ONE COMES TO KERELA.
  • Varkala beach is also known as Papanasam beach, named after a stream of water that naturally springs from the cliff side, which is believed by the locals to have magical powers to cure a person of his sins(in Sanskrit, papa means sin and nasa means kill or destroy). The beach is beautiful, wide and, long. I would highly recommend watching sunset here. It is one of the most beautiful things I have experienced my life. The best time to visit the beach would be after the monsoon season. Late December to March offers sunny days with good views and clear weather, although it can get rather hot and humid. Temperatures will rise up to 35 or 36 degrees Celsius during the middle of the day, so avoid the beach during this time. After 5 P.M, the atmosphere will start to get comfortable with temperatures in the 20s.
  • Also known as Varkala Papanasam beach, prefered for sun bathing and swimming, lot of local foods are available on the beach side. Its a famous tourism destination for foreigners. Wait for the sunset
  • Although I'm in kollam I love to come here this is the best beach in Kerala the view from the cliff to the sea is priceless
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