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Varkala Beach

Address: Papanasam Beach, | North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Phone Number: 9946042340
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Ranked #2 of 19 Activities in Varkala
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Finale Ligure, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Varkala is a relaxing and nice place to stay. The only downside?? The amount of rubbish everywhere..it's a pity!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Its amazing,its pure gods wonder.10/10 for the beach,well planned shops, prices vary have to bargain.just one issue that is highly annoying is the amount of sellers trying to sell stuff.its really gets hard to spend time or even talk without getting disturbed by them.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We had gone to the beach during out stay in Varkala and it is not the best of beaches. the crowd is not great and there is nothing much to talk about the beach. There are other beaches around which are better!

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Reji's Beauty Parlor gives excellent beauty treatments and massage. Great value for your money! Reji's special facial treatment will wipe ten years off you face and she is very talented in henna-painting. The atmosphere is so relaxed and friendly that you'll feel like a new person after Reji's treatment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Big waves makes it fun to swim. Nice and quiet. Local people sells fruit and tea but otherwise there are no hustlers that want to sell you everything.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Things to do in Varkala i) Relax with a cup of cold coffee in the evening in one of the cliff top shacks and see the sun going down ii) Go take a bath in the sea in the morning ( 6-8 a.m.) and in the evening ( 5:30 - 7 p.m ). If you don't know how to swim,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The Verkala Beach is unique in the sense one gets to see the sea from the top of a cliff. This place is frequented by a lot of foreigners (mainly Europeans) and there are a slew of restaurants offering German, French and Israeli cuisine on the cliff. Apart from enjoying the delicacies, one can relax by getting some traditional body... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Clean beach with parasols and sunbeds available for hire if you want them at 200 rupees each. Warm water but watch the currents as they can get quite strong. Well managed with life guards and 'beach police'.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I visited this beach in January when their is maximum crowd. Still,, unlike most places,, it was way more fun to have ao many foreigners around. The town is small. We hired an activa and within no time, we were free birds. The view from cliff is breathtaking. This place doesn't look like indian.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

When I made plans to visit Varkala, I was simply going on the recommendation of my cousin. It was also something I had been wanting to do for a while, ever since a group of colleagues visited the place and had given a fabulous account of their trip. I spent the last few days of 2014 and the first couple... More 

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