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Kappil Lake

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Address: Varkala, India

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If you want to feel the nature, that's it! Quiet long beach which meets beautiful lake at the other side. You can spend some time there on the beach and after take a boat for a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Kristina M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want to feel the nature, that's it! Quiet long beach which meets beautiful lake at the other side. You can spend some time there on the beach and after take a boat for a small tour on the lake, visiting Golden island.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Kappil lake is beatiful as varkala is.Nice sceneries around the lake makes it more attractive.Boat service is also available

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Thank kannanraj35
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kappil beach and lake are on either side of a road. Kappil lake is a vast lake with lots of jellyfish in it. If you like a calm ride in d water, get a boat ride at 1200 rupees for an hour. Also a new adventure sports section has started(Fly sports) ...Yet to become organized . Come only if u... More 

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Thank Praveen A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Get a rickshaw from the helipad if you are in Varkala - will cost you 300 rupees each way. I would estimate a few hours or half a day. The beauty of this place is that you can see where the backwaters meets the sea. It is a quiet beach with crazy waves like Varkala. Not many cafes/restaurants in the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

The kappil lake and the mangroves visited by boat water,,,, take the time to visit and choose your boat,,,,

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

The lake is a part of the backwaters and the Kappil beach is just across the road. There are these water sports activity centres there that offer - paddleboarding, kayaking, parasailing, etc. We chose to take a tranquil boat ride. The waters are filled with jellyfish. Be ware!

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Thank SoboRay
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

This lake has few adventurous fun activities like Jet Ski available. Also half an hour boat ride is very cool.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2016

This is around 7 - 8 kms from varkala - good bike ride and nice views. worth a visit if u are mobile

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Bengaluru, India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016

Leaving Varkala beach and visited Kappil beach and lake was waste of our time. Nothing amazing to see. Dont go !!

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

One of the most secluded beach in Varkala. Boating options are available. Carry food and drinks with you while visiting this beach and preferably an own transport would be good.

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