Varkala Beach, Kerala

Varkala Beach, Kerala

Located 51 kilometers north of the city of Thiruvananthapuram and 37 kilometers south of Kollam in Kerala, the Varkala Beach (also known as the Papanasam Beach) is part of a calm and quiet hamlet that lies on the outskirts of the district of Thiruvananthapuram. This beach is renowned for having a natural spring that is believed to have medicinal and curative properties. It is said that a dip in the holy waters in Varkala will purge your body of impurities and your soul of all sins, thus the name “Papanasam”.

The beach also offers access to a 2000-year-old Janardhanaswamy Shrine, which is a Vishnu temple, and the Sivagiri Mutt, which was founded by the great Hindu philosopher and reformer Sree Narayana Guru, both of which are just short distances away from the beach. The final resting place (or the Samadhi) of the Guru has been attracting thousands of devotees every year during the Sivagiri Pilgrimage days, from December 30 to January 1. 

Aside from the beach, the temple and the mutt, Varkala is also becoming a popular health resort with its many Ayurvedic massage centers and excellent accommodation facilities for local and foreign tourists alike. To get the most out of this beautiful Indian destination, book Kerala holiday packages here at La Vacanza Travel.

Private Transfer from Trivandrum Airport to Varkala Hotel

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Welcome by our chauffeur at Trivandrum International airport and transferred to your hotel in Varkala on our neat & clean AC Sedan car. Our drivers are experienced and local knowledge whom we trust an

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Full-Day Varkala Cliffs Beach Tour from Trivandrum

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A relaxed tour to the beautiful Varkala beach the only one in India with a CLIFF, which will melt your worries and tensions away. Varkala’s peaceful seaside cliffs with the Arabian Sea, sets the scene

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6-Night Private Kerala Tour from Kochi

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6Days Private Kerala Tour From Kochi

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Discover the charms of Kerala on a 6-night tour from Kochi. Visit tea plantations within the hills of Munnar, take a nature hunting expedition in Periyar park, lounge on secluded Varkala Beach in Koll

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