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Varkala Beach

Varkala 695141, India
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Beach with cliffs

Verkala is on the Souhtern part of God's own place Kerela It's sunrise and sunset view are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
great beach and place as awhole

must visit instead of kovalam. great eateries. lovly place to spend time on the north cliff... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Kochi (Cochin), India
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Varkala 695141, India
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Reviewed yesterday

Verkala is on the Souhtern part of God's own place Kerela It's sunrise and sunset view are stunning and is a place of interest for all .Sunbathing and water sports are few things you can do here as per the season .some beach part has...More

Thank minotindesai
Reviewed 3 days ago

must visit instead of kovalam. great eateries. lovly place to spend time on the north cliff. recommend stay on north cliff properties. approach lanes are very very narrow, taking car is an issue. sea food lovers will enjoy the place. dont pay more to stay...More

Thank npvkaps
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean beach which has an unforgettable view from the Cliff. The walkway on the tip of the cliff is amazing and the restaurants on the cliff are serving wonderful food in amazing ambiance.

Thank Besin K
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the different beaches where we need to get down the cliff to reach the beach. Beach is clean and neat and life guards were always had an eye and it is safe. All shacks restaurants are on the cliff.

Thank kaviani724
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The title says it all. I know India has a 'problem' with dogs but this beach was full of them in early May. As such, don't expect to lie down as you'll likely attract friends. The one sunbed we did see attracted three of the...More

Thank Northern_Baggie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The view from the cliffs to toes in the sand these beaches are stunning, but the strength of the waves and the riptide are not to be taken lightly.

Thank Annalynnpadilla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a cliff overlooking the sea. Dotted with cafe and homestays ,the beech is said to have special properties owing to being mineral rich. As u move away from cliff beach has black /dark sand .

Thank Dipubose
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go early mornings when its not very crowded. Avoid on weekends. Go to the helipad and black beach areas. The main beach area is where Hindu rituals for ancestors are done. It's very pleasant in the evenings. On weekends professionals from cities flow in.

Thank karunakaranrajesh
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of the most famous tourist destination of Kerala. Varkala beach also known as Papanasam beach is a very calm and beautiful beach with ample eateries around the beach! You need to walk a long and steep path to reach the beach. People...More

Thank Sneha N
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's Ok but we were expecting more after all we had read about Varkala and Kerala. The steps/path down the cliff to the beach was very dirty and at the bottom litter everywhere.

Thank CristinaSoares63
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julie w
How safe is it to swim in the sea in January.? Are there any aggressive jelly fish or sharks.?
17 May 2017|
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Response from GreatMusicAtSativa | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie, Currents are the biggest problem or the issue, should I write, with this lovely beach. Especially in the black beach. There are lifeguards on the main beach, but they are mainly there to keep the Indians away from... More
Sathiya S
Is better to go by this March??? What about weather condition during this time.???
28 February 2017|
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Response from Ian C | Reviewed this property |
April and should be ok it starts to get humid a End of April and can get rain
emma s
Can you get alcohol
20 January 2017|
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Response from Soafn | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is possible to get beer in most restaurants but you will have to hide the bottles under the table or you get tje beer served in a tea pot. restaurants who serve virgin mohitos usually can upgrade to a proper one 😉
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