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Address: Varkala, India

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Best for Aqua Para sailing and other water sports

It is very near from varkala. about 15 min drive. Kappil Lake is a beautiful place to be in. Have a restaurant at lake side also. not a must visit type place but its good for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Some may find it boring. But good canal and lake trips. Speedboats too. Breath taking location. Nearby beach becoming popular. Expecting this area to become busier with tourism arriving in Edava.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

It is very near from varkala. about 15 min drive. Kappil Lake is a beautiful place to be in. Have a restaurant at lake side also. not a must visit type place but its good for localities to enjoy there. mail me if you hv any query....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

You can walk to Kappil from Varkala Beach, but it is a pretty hot walk - worthwhile though, with some lovely views along the way. We found a little shop near the green Mosque where we could buy drinks, which was welcome. On other occasions we had a scooter, and it was a very easy journey using that. We loved... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We took a boat ride on the backwaters of Kappil beach. Rs 800 for 6 people for 40 minutes, its such a pleasant riide, you feel you have been transported to a water body so pleasant! The boat driver cum guide was really friendly.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Kappil lake is about 10 km from the cliff and we booked rickshaws for 6 people for about 300 ₹ one way. There are boat rides for the family at ₹600 for 20 min and ₹800 for 40 min. These are run by the state govt. itself. We booked the 40 min ride and went around the vast salty lake... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Visited kappil beach and took a boat trip on the lake. The beach is beautiful but the sea very rough. Don't swim there. The boat trip was expensive and disappointing .

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

we walked from odayam beach up to kappil lake on the sea side. around 6-7 kms waling around 45min - 1 hr. it was a great experience no crowd very quiet place , we just walked along side the sea. lake was on one side and sea on another side. it was really beautiful. and finally lake merged into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

is wonderful beach, 7 km north from varkala beach, once you are there you will feel alone surrounded of fisherman small boats and few kids playing sometimes on the beach, back of the beach you have one corner of the backwater channels, you could go by walk in 1 hour and half or by local bus by varkala temple junction,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The beach being not projectd as a tourist place is almost clean. The road that divides the sea and the lake gives a set of fantastic views. The road has little traffic which enhances the experience. A good detour if you are looking for alternate and pleasant route from Varkala to Kollam.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The Eduva beach to Kaapil beach stretch is an absolute beauty. One can get to see a clean beach. The place is unexplored still. The moment you see the beach you'll have a pleasant feel. Dont miss this place and don't add litter.

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