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Exciting beach for kids and young ones.

Exciting beach for kids and young ones. Shallow water,calm ,and clean.with life gaurd.it is 90... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2019
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Awesome Location...

Great place for sunset.. Most popular international tourist destination.. Famous for swimming and... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
Chennai (Madras), India
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Varkala Helipad Tour, Varkala Town, Varkala, India
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

A beautiful place with a pictersque scenario. A must see place in Kerala, which will give an immemmorable experience.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

The water of The Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach is very Sandy and Salty. It's very difficult for anyone to be in the water for more than 5-10 minutes. Also, the shopkeepers on the beach are not very friendly to outsiders esp non-local Indians.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019 via mobile

Exciting beach for kids and young ones. Shallow water,calm ,and clean.with life gaurd.it is 90 steps down from the cliff

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

Great place for sunset.. Most popular international tourist destination.. Famous for swimming and sunbathing.. lots of Foreigners..Team of lifeguards always caring.. Picturesque views from the Cliff... Sunset was amazing... Towards Papanasam poorly maintained.. more locals and some rituals conducted by some piligrams just opposite to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

I usully had a walk along the shoreline from Varkala Beach passed the hindu temple (with respect to those indians performing rituals in the water) and pass the big boulders... Like a couple of people here... Really chilled out with the beach almost to your...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019

Great seascape. Litter and waste constant and smelling. The sea has a powerful tow and often dumping.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 2, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful, serene and secluded beach. The beach is super clean. You get umbrellas and chairs on rent. Stunning sunset or sunrise view point. You can also spot dolphins when the it’s not too sunny.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

LOUD Temple music and firecrackers at 4am everyday make most tourists run away from most places in india including here...its a shame as it was lovely the first 2 days and then the temple cranked up its shrill loud music that has nothing spiritual or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

The beach is rarest of the beaches in India in terms of beauty. One can see the hills reddish and the nice beach along with. Its frequented by foreigners and is accessible via road, railway as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

From pre-dawn past sunset this beach offers interesting sights and beautiful panoramas. Truly one-of-a-kind and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Parthasarathi2016 | Reviewed this property |
It be nice if you book a hotel near the Papanashanam beach where you intend to perform the rituals. The public toilet is not good and I would not suggest it. The beach is always crowded. Please book a hotel for one day... More