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Varkala
Let the beautiful coastal town of Varkala melt your worries and tensions away. Varkala’s peaceful seaside cliffs adjoin the Arabian Sea, setting the scene for several water spouts and wellness spas. The waters lapping at Papanasam beach are considered to have holy, sin-cleansing properties, and the nearby Ayurveda treatment center will cleanse what the ocean missed.

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Varkala Cliff
Varkala Cliff
Attraction type: Lookouts
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Varkala Beach
Varkala Beach
Attraction type: Beaches
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Janardhana Swami Temple
Janardhana Swami Temple
Attraction type: Sacred & Religious Sites
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Sivagiri
Sivagiri
Attraction type: Historic Sites
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Kappil Lake
Kappil Lake
Attraction type: Bodies of Water
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All places to eat » Places to eat

InDa Cafe
InDa Cafe
Ranked #1 of 97 Restaurants in Varkala
Price: $2 - $6
Cuisines: Cafe, European
Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Clafouti
Clafouti
Ranked #2 of 97 Restaurants in Varkala
Cuisines: Italian, Chinese, Indian, Seafood, Asian, Thai, Tibetan
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Trattorias Restaurant
Trattorias Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 97 Restaurants in Varkala
Cuisines: Indian, Asian, Italian, International
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Gods Own Country Kitchen
Gods Own Country Kitchen
Ranked #4 of 97 Restaurants in Varkala
Cuisines: Indian, Seafood, Asian
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Abba Restaurant and Everest German Bakery
Abba Restaurant and Everest German Bakery
Ranked #5 of 97 Restaurants in Varkala
Price: $2 - $9
Cuisines: Italian, Indian, Seafood, European, Swedish
Good for: Scenic view, Romantic, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Casa Eva Luna
2.5 of 5
Casa Eva Luna
$12 - $37 (₹786 - ₹2,425)
Ranked #3 of 106 Varkala B&B and Inns
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Arabian Soul
Arabian Soul
$12 - $38 (₹786 - ₹2,490)
Ranked #4 of 106 Varkala B&B and Inns
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Ashiyana Cliff & Beach Resort
Ashiyana Cliff & Beach Resort
$11 - $92 (€9 - €74)
Ranked #5 of 106 Varkala B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Varkala Marine Palace
Varkala Marine Palace
$19 - $37 (₹1,245 - ₹2,425)
Ranked #3 of 52 Hotels in Varkala
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InDa Hotel
3.0 of 5
InDa Hotel
$21 - $35
Ranked #4 of 52 Hotels in Varkala
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Palm Tree Heritage
3.0 of 5
Palm Tree Heritage
$29 - $94
Ranked #5 of 52 Hotels in Varkala
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
4.0 of 5
The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
$107 - $195
Ranked #6 of 52 Hotels in Varkala
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The Varkala Beach Resort & Ayurveda Spa
4.5 of 5
The Varkala Beach Resort & Ayurveda Spa
$26 - $76 (₹1,704 - ₹4,980)
Ranked #25 of 52 Hotels in Varkala
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Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa
5.0 of 5
Fragrant Nature Backwater Resort & Ayurveda Spa
$69 - $105 (£48 - £73)
Ranked #1 of 23 Hotels in Kollam
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.