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Akshay Beach Resort

Main beach road,papanasam, Varkala 695141, India
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Ottawa, Canada
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24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located on the quiet south beach road, you can access Varkala's phenomenal beaches and enjoy the cliff-side amenities for a fraction of the cost. We stayed three days. Although originally slated to be on the cliff-side, we walked back with our backpacks in the heat and were glad with our decision. Akshay's room was clean, much larger than what was... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Also we were only here for two nights we had a wonderful time at akshay. The room was clean and the price perfect for us budgettraveller. Shibu and Manu were always open for a chat and they kindly allowed us to use the kitchen because we were the only guest at this time. At the last evening we booked a... More 

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Thank Chantal F
Oldenburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Even though we were here for two nights only (due to only one week of holidays, otherwise we would have def stayed longer!) we felt at home from the very beginning! Shibu and Manu are awesome! They happily take any time just to chat with you. As we were here during off-season and the only guests we were kindly allowed... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had an enjoyable stay with Shibu for four nights. We booked an a/c room which was very good value, and had a lovely balcony. There are different levels of rooms to choose from. Good location close to beach and restaurants. The restaurant was closed when we were there late april, however the yoga sessions were still being held twice... More 

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Cap-d'Agde, France
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This hotel has all the conforts that you need with an exelent price.It has nice and very clean rooms (clean blankets and towels included), a high wifi connection 24h, an excelent vegetarian restaurant, a big roof where you can enjoy wonderful yoga classes with Joseph, a serious master yoga teacher, an indian man with more than 25 years of experience.... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I spent 3 weeks at Akshay Beach Resort and I did not want to leave the place. The hotel restaurant, Passion Fruit, has the best vegetarian food I have ever had in India (try masa dosa and vegetable kofta). The place is affordable for budget travelers, it is peaceful and very clean. It was my first time in India when... More 

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Thank Madalina C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Shibu who runs Akshay is the loveliest guy in the world. Honest and trustworthy. His hotel is clean and calm and treats his staff and clients as family. My 3rd visit in last 4 years. Excellent for a long long vacation. The hotel has rooms to suit many budgets. Some rooms have small balconies great for couples and cheap enough... More 

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Thank Colinbussey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My partner and I have been at Akshay for the past two months now. We are most grateful that we will enjoy another month here with the wonderful manager Shibu. He is a great host and he is a fine business manager. Things run smoothly at Akshay. The hotel is very clean--always! The location is just a three-four minute walk... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I stayed at akshay for 6 weeks during December and January . Shibu the manager is a very decent guy who was kind ,considerate and welcoming (often going out of his way to help ). All of the staff are lovely and there is an overall sense of goodness about the place . The restaurant serves tasty veg food and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Nice hospitality and trustworthy owners and personel. Good location. There is a nice resteurant located as a part of the hotel as well as a ayurveda treatment facility. The place is highly recommendable.

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