Varkala beach is one the best holiday destination for those who want to have to have a peaceful time in their vacations. It has been counted among the Top 10 seasonal beaches in the world by Discovery Channel, along with this it has a stunning beauty of landscapes, brown sand, and sea. This beach is located in the South Kerala at north border of the district Trivandrum. Varkala is also India’s only cliff beach.
Things To Do In Varkala:
Varkala cliff beach offers a lot of activities to its tourists such as sightseeing, wind surfing, parasailing and soaking in the beauty of his calm beach resort. Undoubtedly, enjoying the Ayurvedic and yoga from one of the famous yoga and ayurveda centers gives an amazing experience.
Festivals and Events:
One who’s love to learn about the tradition of India can enjoy various festivals and traditional dance performances held in local theaters during the evening time. Some of the attraction for Tourists are:
1. The Malayalam or Kerala New Year
2 The Arattu festival at Janardhana Swamy Temple
3. Kardika Festival
Tourist Attractions of Varkala:
There is some major tourist attraction which you should not miss during your visit:
1. Janardhana Swami Temple
2. The Sivagiri Mutt
3. Papanasham Beach and Cliff
4. Anchengo Fort and Lighthouse
5. Svagiri Tunnel.
Despite all the beautiful destinations to visit, the near tourist destinations that you should also not miss during your visit include Thiruvambadi Beach, Kappil Beach, Paravoor, Chirayinkeezchu, Attingal, Kilimanoor, Kollam, Kovalam, and Thrivanantpuram.
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How To Reach Varkala:
By Air- Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport, which is at the distance 51 Km from the destination.
By Train- Varkala Railway Station is the nearest railhead that is 3 km away from Varkala.
By Road- Varkala Bus Station is well connected to all major cities of India. Varkala is just 47 km away from the NH 47. Though this place is connected with all cities and towns if you wish you can avail bus from Kochi and Trivandrum to reach the destination.
Best Time to Visit Varkala Beach- September to March
Climate conditions are best from September to March to visit Varkala Beach and enjoy a peaceful holiday.
So, if you are looking to take a break from your daily routine busy life and want to spend some peaceful time with your loved ones that do not wait to visit Varkala and book your holidays and explore all the attractions.
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