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Good place for people who are interested in water sports! Try Fly sports it should be easy to find... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Mrinalini07
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New Delhi, India
Recommended for the stunning view and water sports.

Kappil lake is about 8 kms from Varkala and its offers a stunning view from the motor road. One... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2017
Avik D
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“boat ride” (11 reviews)
“vast lake” (3 reviews)
“lake beach” (2 reviews)
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Varkala, India
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

Good place for people who are interested in water sports! Try Fly sports it should be easy to find if you are staying at Varkala or nearby.

Thank Mrinalini07
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Kappil lake is about 8 kms from Varkala and its offers a stunning view from the motor road. One hand the arabian sea and opposite side of the road is the vast Kappil lake. One can enjoy various types of water sports like rafting, kayaking...More

Thank Avik D
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Peaceful place and area. With newly added water activities became even more attractive. You can have snacks on the road or at the restaurant

Thank Adele C
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Once you have seen all the sea from varkala this is one place which u can move on, which is not too far from varkala, where u can enjoy the kerala blackwaters..this place has got very nice views and boating is available for a nominal...More

2  Thank Sajith S
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Get a tutuk from the helipad if you are in Varkala - only costs about £3 each way From here you can see where the backwaters meets the sea with a strip in between. It is a quiet beach , not many cafes in the...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 21 February 2017

If you want to feel the nature, that's it! Quiet long beach which meets beautiful lake at the other side. You can spend some time there on the beach and after take a boat for a small tour on the lake, visiting Golden island.

Thank Kristina M
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Kappil lake is beatiful as varkala is.Nice sceneries around the lake makes it more attractive.Boat service is also available

Thank kannanraj35
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Kappil beach and lake are on either side of a road. Kappil lake is a vast lake with lots of jellyfish in it. If you like a calm ride in d water, get a boat ride at 1200 rupees for an hour. Also a new...More

Thank Praveen A
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Get a rickshaw from the helipad if you are in Varkala - will cost you 300 rupees each way. I would estimate a few hours or half a day. The beauty of this place is that you can see where the backwaters meets the sea....More

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 13 January 2017

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

Thank jeannette411
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tutmosis3
Hi, how much does the boat trip cost for the day ?
11 October 2015|
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Response from abhijeetajoshi | Reviewed this property |
Hi, We had booked the entire boat for ourselves for a 1 hour ride and it costed INR 1200. Dont think this backwater lake warrants a full day trip, 2 hours will be more than enough to have a leisurely ride. There are two... More
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