Varkala Beach


If you are looking forward to a serene beach vacation in Kerala, away from the bustling tourist crowd then Varkala Beach, which is situated just 54 kms north of Thiruvananthapuram, is just the perfect one for you. Witness the pristine landscape of Varkala Beach where the huge rocky cliffs gives way to a stretch of clear sand as you admire the serene environs of the Varkala Beach.

A visit to the Varkala Beach combines a beautiful beach vacation with a pilgrimage tour gives you value for money. This is so because it is believed that a bath in the waters of the Varkala Beach gets rid of all the accumulated sins of a person. No wonder, the beach is also referred to as the Papanasam Beach. Also there is the Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple in the vicinity, which is believed to be around 2000 years old. Many people also throng the Varakala Beach to pray and offer 'Vavu Bali', in honour of their relatives who have departed from this world.

Varkala beach combines a religious ambience with a merry atmosphere to provide a unique experience to pilgrims and revelers alike. The nearby mineral springs at the Varkala Beach are said to possess medicinal properties and you too can take a dip or drink from the beautiful springs. Watch the bewitching sunset from the shore of the Varkala Beach for a fulfilling vacation.



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