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Kappil Lake

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Address: Varkala, India

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The kappil lake

The kappil lake and the mangroves visited by boat water,,,, take the time to visit and choose your boat,,,,

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The kappil lake and the mangroves visited by boat water,,,, take the time to visit and choose your boat,,,,

Thank jeannette411
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The lake is a part of the backwaters and the Kappil beach is just across the road. There are these water sports activity centres there that offer - paddleboarding, kayaking, parasailing, etc. We chose to take a tranquil boat ride. The waters are filled with jellyfish. Be ware!

Thank SoboRay
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lake has few adventurous fun activities like Jet Ski available. Also half an hour boat ride is very cool.

Thank ShivangBhatt
Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is around 7 - 8 kms from varkala - good bike ride and nice views. worth a visit if u are mobile

Thank Ravin K
Bengaluru, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leaving Varkala beach and visited Kappil beach and lake was waste of our time. Nothing amazing to see. Dont go !!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

One of the most secluded beach in Varkala. Boating options are available. Carry food and drinks with you while visiting this beach and preferably an own transport would be good.

Thank BangaloreNawab
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We went to Kappil Beach and was not amazed by it, but, we had an unexpected pleasant private boat trip on the Kappil Lake. The one hour boat trip costs 1,000 INR per boat (not per person). There were so many colourful jelly fish in the lake. It is a very different experience whether you are on the road looking... More 

Thank wintermelon
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A must visit place , when in Varkala. The sweeping view of the seas are beautiful. There is a road, with Kapil Lake on one side and the sea on the other. Looks lovely. Take your own transportation. ( Taxi, car, auto, ) You might not find any means of transport to bring you back. You can spend 1-3 hours... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We took an hours boat ride on its tranquil waters, away from the bustle & din of the more fancied one from Kollam. Only two boats ply currently till 5.30pm everyday. It's not a ride in the backwaters, but on a "largish" lake and so the experience is different.

Thank Rajeev C
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

It is a nice drive-by. We went on a honda activa and rode along the coastal road. Amazing experience.

Thank BornWand3r3r

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