Varkala Beach, Varkala Town

4.3
#1 of 246 in Outdoors in Kerala
Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
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 Town vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • The beach was calm! Water was really clean and someplaces had surfing available also. There was only a moderate croud at most. Most people stayed on the cliff in the sea facing restaurants!  more »
  • If you love beaches, you should definitely visit Varkala beach. The main attraction here is the cliff. It's very easy to reach here. Varkala Sivagiri railway station is within two kilometers range...  more »
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  • Worth visiting. Neat and clean beach where you can take a dip in the sea. Good place to hangout with family and friends.
  • A nice place with good vibe . You can spend your evenings on Varkala cliffs ,have good food and probably party in any of the place. Chance to meet new people from foreign countries
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