Beach is about 54 Km north from Thiruvananthapuram, the capital of Kerala.
Varkala Beach is a tranquil and isolated sandy stretch where you can have a
relaxing beach holiday. As compared to other beaches of Kerala, without the
crowds and bustle of some of the busier beaches in Kerala. Enjoy the laid
back attractions of Varkala Beach while on Kerala beach tours with Kerala
Varkala Beach kerala has a number of tourist attractions at close proximity. The mineral springs near Varkala Beach are considered to have medicinal properties and many people come here to drink and bathe in the water from the mineral springs. The Varkala Beach is also called Papanasam Beach because it is believed that bathing here will wash away all of one's sins.
Besides lazing in the sun, you can get into some action and fun at Varkala. You can participate in any of the numerous beach activities offered on the beautiful Indian beaches. Indulge in any of the exciting water sports such as surfing or parasailing, or go swimming in the clear blue sea, or even try your hand at building a sand castle or playing a game of beach volleyball! And, for the extreme lovers of water sports there are - Parasailing, Scuba diving, Windsurfing and lots more.
Shopping in Varkala -
If you are not interested in any water sport, you could go for shopping at any one of the frequently held beach bazaars. These bazaars are always bustling with activity and the shops are full of little trinkets and souvenirs that you could take home with you.
Sightseeing at Varakala -
Varkala Beach kerala is also renowned for its scenic landscape. The contrast between the cliffs, sand and sea makes Varkala Beach a bewitching sight. The sunset at Varakala Beach is truly breathtaking.
The Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple nearby is believed to be between 800 - 2000 years old. A nature cure center located near Varakala Beach is another popular attraction that you can visit on Kerala tours with Kerala Backwater.
Reaching Varkala -
Air : Thiruvananthapuram International Airport, about 46 km from Varkala is the nearest airport.
Rail : Varkala has its own railhead, connecting it to all the major cities of Kerala.