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Address: Papanasam Beach, | North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Phone Number: 9946042340
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Very clean beach!

This was a very clean beach compared so some of the others I have seen in India. The waves are quite strong though, and the lifeguards did not allow people to bathe in the water... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a very clean beach compared so some of the others I have seen in India. The waves are quite strong though, and the lifeguards did not allow people to bathe in the water for safety. We hired some sun beds (at 300 rupees each I think we were slightly ripped off) and spend a few hours relaxing reading... More 

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Kerala, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

a nice beach to be in an evening, cleanliness must be improved and maintained, otherwise all in together a great place to be

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Waves were good. But you cant go much deep in water as there is very less area where the surface is flat, most of the area have a slope which makes you loose your balance.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While the waves were a bit too big for swimming in the ocean during our visit (September 2016), the beach was still a fun place to hang out. tasty food at nearby restaurants and lots of friendly people

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beach is clean and the view from the cliff is awesome. You can easily reach the beach from Varkala Railway station.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We walked to the beach early morning, around 8 am. The beach was clean, with the waves rising high and quite close to where we were standing. Every new wave seemed to come closer to us. Though my initial plan was to just get wet ankle deep, I ended up wet till my waist, still didn't want to leave the... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach is beautiful but short on cleanliness. The local administration needs to maintain the cleanliness and beauty. There are a couple of hidden beaches south of this beach.

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Thank Vishwadeep D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike crowded beaches of Goa, this beach is quite and serene. The cliff-view of the beach is astonishing. The beach is as clean as it could be and one can enjoy his peace of mind there. There are shacks and restaurants along the stretch of the cliff where you can enjoy delicacies and there are shops to shop for all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

while vagator cliff beach at Goa comes to mind, varkala is something else... it's mind blowing and has to be seen to be believed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While planning trip to Kerala, one place I was sure of visiting and that is Varkala. Beach is clean and beautiful. You can shop and eat on the cliff over the beach. Don't make mistake of missing this place if you are in Kerala.

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