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Address: Papanasam Beach, | North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Phone Number:
08743000333
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Nice clean beach

Went for a walk in the morning. Beach was clean and water was lovely. After 10 however the beach gets really crowded

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Jonathan D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went for a walk in the morning. Beach was clean and water was lovely. After 10 however the beach gets really crowded

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Thank Jonathan D
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You will absolutely love this beach. Large waves, warm water, clean as hell (or heaven?), friendly people, lifeguard, at least someone with a loud whistle, on duty. Sunset is awesome as well. Only gripe I have is the walk from the cliff to the beach via unpredictable steps. Apparently there's a less cumbersome path, but we didn't get a chance... More 

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Thank wanttotravelmore98
London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The North part of the beach is busier, with some lovely restaurants and even a Temple - the South part is quieter with a long stretch of glorious sand. The water temperature is incredible! But be careful of the strong currents when you are swimming... a few people that I spoke to had taken quite a tumble and hurt themselves... More 

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Thank Lizzy064
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best beaches in Kerala, can get a little busy at the weekend 's, Sunday's is the worst....

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Thank TravellingSidjulsey
Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a long sprawling beach. It's certainly nice but not anything special when compared to the renowned beaches of the world. Notwithstanding, the cliff face certainly adds to its uniqueness and beauty. There are very few water sports (none mechanized), and even fewer people touting services and goods on the beach.

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Thank BlueNaga
surrey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely beach with brilliant wave conditions. Overlooked by a cliff with lots of good food restaurants at a really low price. Accommodation is cheap. Downside is the Indians inability to deal with rubbish. With spectacular views spoilt by rubbish and especially plastic bottles, but don't let this put you off. It's great!

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Thank chris17phillips
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Its really an awesome experience there.Great place to take an off.Cliff house surely gives treat to your eyes

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Thank kannanraj35
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good wonderful place!like Katy and Babu.Best Service.Rooms are clean and safty!Food and Service direct and good!

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Soft sand, warm sea what more do you need? Lots of restaurants in walking distance serving the most amazing food.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Varkala beach is surely one of the best beaches in INDIA....The cliff view is just stunning...Perfect spot for a beach vacation.The beach is very clean and less crowded. Best place to enjoy the sun,water sports,swim and surf .....Many cool Shacks and shops are present along the cliff..Best time to visit is on season from December to February...It is a must... More 

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