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Varkala

A calm and quiet town offering long sandy beaches on the Arabian Sea, Varkala features a variety of beach activities. Tourism in Varkala centers on its pristine beaches, while the town, an old Hindu pilgrimage site, offers a number of smaller shrines with some beach spots used to scatter ashes. Popular activities on a Varkala holiday include taking a swim at a long, rock-studded beach, visiting one of the many ayurvedic massage parlors, paddling a boat through an old tunnel built by British colonists, or enjoying water sports and paragliding. Scenes of locals playing street cricket matches complement the town's laid-back atmosphere. Discover how to plan a India trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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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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