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Address: Velankanni, India

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An average beach

Never expect the calmness of any other beach when you visit Velankanni beach. It is usually overcrowded due to the influx of pligrims. So one need to have just a visit without... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2016
santhosh_wilson
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is located close to the church. The sea food stalls near the beach serve really good food. Beach is not clean.

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Thank roysons
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a kid i used to hang out at this location for the most time of my visit to velankanni. As an adult i am very keen to try out the seafood delicacies layout out all spiced and ready to be cooked according to your selection. Try out once but these places are always criticized for its cleanliness but i... More 

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Thank layablassy
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Velankanni beach to spend some time. The beach is nice and clean. The time spent here allowed us to relax our minds and enjoy nature.

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Thank JoelD81
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We use to go every year to shrine basilica and we use to spend more time in the church then next is beach whenever we go, we feel peace of mind

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a great beach, over crowded and congested. Beaches must be visited in Goa, not this one if your planning to go to a beach.

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Thank celton f
Mysuru (Mysore), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

This beach is not a place to visit for beach lovers , one can visit to see the action and the crowd total mess and dirty , those who had never seen a beach can visit , in general not recommend

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Dirty water...Congested. Dont venture...Stay at hotel and visit the Church and offer prayers...Too crowded by the vendors on both the sides...Sunny and humid

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

Never expect the calmness of any other beach when you visit Velankanni beach. It is usually overcrowded due to the influx of pligrims. So one need to have just a visit without much expectations. We didnt spent much time there.The way leading to/out of the beach has shops on either side, selling toys and other not-so-costly items. The beach has... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

The Velankanni beach is very close to the church. You can walk in to the beach from the Church. The roads are over crowded with people and street sellers. You cannot trust the food selling next to the beach. The sea food view near the beach stalls are very pleasant for eyes, however they are not really great for stomach.... More 

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Vasai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Went for a dip in the sea somewhere in the evening around 6pm. Ventured little deep and felt like plastic bags hitting my legs, later noticed a slight pain developing, presence of mind said its jelly fish, came out immediately. Had stings on my lower legs and fingers.

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