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Bern, Switzerland
1 review
Reviewed February 4, 2014

very nice bungalow, extremly friendly staff, good food, perfect beach. i could be there forever. i went there as backpacker (its definitely to expensive for backpackers...but it was just so great, i couldnt resist) when i arrived, all the guest were leaving, so i was all alone. the guys working there were like brothers. we played card, went swimming.... unfortunately... More 

Thank charlie b
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 16, 2013

We stayed with a friend In agust. The room we booked wasn t available so they made us sleep In a wet and not so clean bungalow. They made us pay the dinner almost 4 Time the prices we payed In the neighbourhood. (furthermore the Rice and fish were overcooked)

1 Thank Cha060

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2013

We planned on staying 10 days and stayed over 2 weeks at pink aana. The staff of Alex, Dileep, and the others were kind, friendly and always open to questions. Every morning we were greeted with smiles, pots of tea and delicious fruit salads. Every evening we were asked if we would like to have supper made for us or... More 

Thank Sarah F
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Pros: Hearing the crashing waves while you sleep, a hammock on your porch, cute little puppies on the property, gracious & kind hosts, clean and affordable, AMAZING dinner - the best i've had so far in Kerala. Super good food in an amazing atmosphere. Cons: very, very hot. no breeze at all in the room - we were perpetually sweating.... More 

Thank Nichole L
Dundee, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2012

Listening to crashing waves in bed, amazing breakfasts appearing just when you want them,beautiful feasts at dinner time (the prawn masala and fish a higlight), friendly and fun staff and an escape from the general hustle and bustle made our stay in Pink Aana one of the highlights of our trip!! When we arrived at pink Aana we were a... More 

2 Thank fi2scot
Ubud, Indonesia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed April 8, 2012

Ok, so the room tariffs are not the cheapest. And there aren't beachboys hassling single white women at every corner. There are no ayurvedic treatments within two minutes walk (ten mins, yes). And no handicraft shops within 500 metres. The beach has an inclusive policy with fishermen, unhassled bikini-clad tourists, and dogs sharing the sand; unlike Varkala's lifeguard-enforced Indian-Tourist segregation.... More 

1 Thank James b
Aix en provence
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16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2012

Let's begin by saying that the actual spot is beautiful and with a small effort Pink Aana could be wonderful. We stayed in the bungalow furthest from the beach since we are a family of four and it's the only one with room with two big beds. It was very basic and the bathroom was just cut into bare rock... More 

1 Thank Janetandfamily
Vienna, Austria
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 26, 2012

The place is constantly overbooked. Even a confirmed reservation by the owner himself doesn't change that fact. The consequence is that you have to spend your holiday in a concrete prison cell-like building away from the beach. There are a few alternatives on the same beach that you could give a try.

1 Thank Thomas M
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2012

My mother (50s) and I (20s) spent three nights here in October 2011. Pink Aana is a quiet group of beach bungalows a bit north of Varkala. It was great to be able to walk up to Varkala (10 minutes) along the cliffs, enjoy the hustle and bustle and the shops, and then retire to the peace of quiet of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 21, 2012

Totally agree with previous reviews. This place has nice huts overlooking the beach, set in a nice flowery garden.  The 4 huts have verandas with a hammock, but that is the only shade around, the nice garden is in full sun all day, unfortunately. The staff are nice, however we had a bad experience with the whole booking process which... More 

2 Thank frisbeemike
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Additional Information about Pink Aana Bamboo Beach Resort

Address: Odayam Beach, Varkala, India
Location: India > Kerala > Varkala
Price Range: $34 - $2,873 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As:
Pink Aana Bamboo Beach Hotel Varkala
Pink Aana Bamboo Beach Resort Varkala, Kerala
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“there are just 4 bungalows. all of them are great.”
 of 5 bubbles charlieb906, Feb 4, 2014 | Read review
“don't get a room near the path - too noisy and not private. ask for the bungalow closest to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles NicholeL818, Oct 8, 2012 | Read review
“There are only four bungalow, all are very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles KatieB65186338, Jan 9, 2012 | Read review
“This is backpacker standard only”
 of 5 bubbles seeneysabroad, Jan 8, 2012 | Read review
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