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Akshay Beach Resort

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Main beach road,papanasam, Varkala 695141, India
Akshay Beach Resort
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cap-d'Agde, France
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 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
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Beautifully kept hotel, almost like a homestay. Shibu is a perfect host, he recommended a place to get our hair cut as well as the more traditional shopping options! The room was very spacious and the balcony delightful. The southern end of the beach is a flat 3 minute walk from the hotel. The restaurant on site served wonderful Keralan... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We had traditional Kerala and North Indian food. Good taste, clean and value for money. People managing the restaurant were good to talk and friendly. Enjoyed the food all the times. Recommend highly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Realy beautiful place to stay..... I know how it must sound, but truly guys, go and check for yourself. 1. This is the most well kept and clean place we have been in. It's impeccable. 2. You have everything in one place...little restaurant with basic menu but sustainable when in need for a quick meal; laundry service; rent a bike,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

I stayed here for 2 weeks and attended the yoga classes in the building also.This place is well run, very clean (even on non-indian standards) and nicely located close to the holy beach of varkala (not on the "backpacker hell" -side that means). In the same building is also a good ayurvedic doctor and a small restaurant, which was very... More 

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