Varkala is a coastal town in the state of Kerala and located about 50 kilometres north of Trivandrum. Varkal is a great and somewhat quieter alternative to the busier Kovalam beaches.
From the Varkala Travel Guide
Thank you for a very present stay, have been traveling India for only six weeks, been through a number of hotels, the service and reception has left all others behind to date. A little hard to locate as they have been operating for only 7 months. Small, personal, great. ... more
We had a very comfortable stay here. The property is in a very quiet location in a peaceful rural setting amongst coconut trees. The North Cliff beach & restaurant strip is a relaxing 5-10 minute walk away thru the village. The property is run by a very friendly Italian couple who happen to make an awesome espresso. ... more
India - First time travelling !
to swim in. Kovalam and Varkala look like the best options in terms of beach but they do look busy. Any ...
17 day trip to India
in a small restaurant (you have to invite him) a nice kerala meal served on banana leaf. - varkala can have many tourists but it is very beautiful and relaxing. Actually to me, Om Beach and Varkala were way much ...
My first Indian Train Ride Experience
in the morning as we pulled into Varkala. We got a ricksaw to our secluded beach resort to find we were the only ...
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