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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very peaceful location on top of the cliff. Nicely done bungalows in the middle of nature. Hosts are friendly and helpful and the breakfast is quite good. Just do not keep your shoes or other belongings outside the rooms, stray dogs may be around. Overall a really good place to stay in Varkala.

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Paris, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 22, 2016

Nice and cheap guest house on the south cliff, much more quiet than north cliff. The garden rooms are very simple but clean and nice. No direct view of the ocean but 2 min from the Green pepper restaurant, with a great view for breakfast and sunset. The manager will arrange anything for you.

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed February 11, 2016

I stayed the 3rd time in "Haven" of Varkala Villas. I love to get up in the morning and have a look across the south cliff of Varkala and the sea. Sunil, the owner of the place is such a lovely person, who helps you in every case. Will go back for a lobger time next year. The rooms are... More 

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Thank Zwillingsseele
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Reviewed January 27, 2015

I stayed in Varkala Villas, in Paru Villa, the budget rooms, for 2 weeks. The place was quiet and the owners, Mini and Sunil, really helpful and accommodating. The only issue I had was with the bugs that somehow seemed to find their way into the room in spite of the flywire screens.

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed January 22, 2015

I spent the nights in the Haven Resort, which has a spectecular view over the sea. The staff is very friendly and the breakfast on the roof terrace every morning is great. The rooms are simple but you don´t need more there. Whenever I go back to Varkala, I will spend the nights there.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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Reviewed January 3, 2015

I just got back from a weeklong stay at Varkala Villas. Sunil and his wife were incredibly kind and accommodating. I asked for an afternoon snack of fruit and coffee, for example, and I received it. The location is great--on the south cliff, away from the crowds on the north cliff. I liked that I had a short walk to... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed November 9, 2014

My wife and I (2 older travellers) have just completed a one week stay with Sunil and his wife at Varkala Villas and I must say that we thoroughly enjoyed the peace and tranquility of South Cliffs (which is much quieter than North Cliffs). The rooms are very clean and spacious and the gardens are also very relaxing and picturesque.... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed in a very nice and super clean bungalow with a porch, facing the sea. Our hosts were both very nice and helpful not just with any information we may need about Varkala, but also with arranging other tours of Kerala. The breakfast was delicious starting from the super yummy pineapple juice through to the kerala breakfast.

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Honningsvåg, Finnmark, Norway
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Reviewed August 14, 2014

A genuine homestay Suitable for everyone: families, backpackers and couples etc Close to the beach, shops, restaurants and Ayurveda treatment.. but still very quiet and calm. Very nice people run this place and because of that they will soon be your friends. You can trust them 100% and they know everything about touristy stuff and local things: great connections when... More 

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Goettingen, Germany
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

I travelled with my girlfriend, we are a young couple. We stayed at Varkala Villas Haven guesthouse situated a mere 30 metres from Varkala South Cliff. The rooms are simple yet clean. Sunil, the manager is friendly and welcoming. The place is quiet and respectable. There is no breakfast service but guests can use the kitchen for the preparation of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Varkala Villas have a 3 property ,GOD'S OWN VILLA 2 sea view a/c cottages 2 sea view non a/c Bamboo cottages PARUVILLA 4 non sea view rooms and HAVEN Beach Resort 1 A/C Seaview std dbl bed room and 9 non A/C std dbl bed rooms 5 minutes walkable distance on the beach.We have Yoga and Ayurveda felicities also.We also have a very big garden.Free Wi Fi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Varkala Villas

Address: Janardhanapuram | South Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $14 - $29 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Varkala Villas 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Both a/c bungalows have a nice view of the Arabian Sea from the rooftop.”
 of 5 bubbles Wopdrn, Nov 9, 2014 | Read review
“Rooms are very Nice”
 of 5 bubbles AjithSWarrier, Oct 21, 2014 | Read review
“upstairs rooms are more airy”
 of 5 bubbles STayobZA, Jan 21, 2014 | Read review
“Never book for long period at one place - after the photoshop they are able to offer you everything but you get nothing when you come. Book one or two nights in some cheap place and when you come at the spot, look around for the valuable one.”
 of 5 bubbles BhaktielHakim, Jan 7, 2014 | Read review
“Sea view Rooms”
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