Varkala Beach, Varkala

4.3
#1 of 186 in Outdoors in Kerala
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. To plan Varkala vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Awesome! The beach was very clean and had mostly foreigners in it. We had no plans of going inside the sea but ended up playing 2 hours in the sea waters. Since the beach is less heard of, the crowd h...  more »
  • I moved from a quite remote hotel to a small B&B on the cliff. It was out of season so there weren’t many things to do and many places were closed. The beach itself and the location are great but it i...  more »
  • The beach is clean / Not Polluted / Good folks around / But the only problem that I had was that the sand kind of cut into your feet. I dont know if it was only on the day that we had visited or if th...  more »
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  • This is among the best beaches in India and highly recommended for beach lovers. The beach is surrounded by moderate cliff mountains which gives perfect landscapes. Sea shore is safe, also the market at the cliff is lively. Plenty of eating options and music. Nice people around definitely worth a visit.The rock pebbles and stairs down the cliff gives you a jungle feel. Must visit if you are in India
  • One of my favorite places to be when I'm in Kerala. The variety of different types of souvenir shops & multi- cuisine restaurants along the north and south side of the cliff overlooking the beautiful Varkala beach offers a bit of something for everyone.
  • This is an awesome place to be. The beaches are calm and quite. The sea might get rough occasionally, be in safe place in the eyes of the life guards. Restaurants offer grand variety of food. The best part about this place is that you can satiate your hunger at Rs 35 and 3500. Same with rooms.
  • This beach is one of the awesome beach in south India. The place is very lively and crowded mostly on weekends. This beach is in category of top 25 list of beaches in Asia. Every year lot of peoples come here for offering prayers for their departed dear ones. The path to beach is narrow and small shops are available on this route.
  • The view of the beach from above is truly amazing. The beach is so busy with a heavy crowd from across the globe. Very civilised crowd though. Overall its a great experience!

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