Another great beach destination in Kerala, Varkala beach also known as Papanasham Beach, and Pearl of Arabian Sea fascinates travelers with its bright blue waters, sandy shores and exciting surf lessons. Many tourists flock to the North and South Cliffs of this destination as these areas are more traveler-friendly. There are so many stalls and cafes lined the North cliffs that sell silver jewelry, colorful clothes and leather items. You may love the idea of watching the sunset from this destination with a glass of cold coffee.
Do not forget to make your way to the Papansasam Beach down the cliff to take a dip to the water in order to wash away all your worldly sins. A lot of pilgrims visit this beach for carrying out ancestral rites. This destination is also blessed with many Ayurvedic resorts, yoga centers and surf schools to refresh the body and mind of travelers. Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport to Varkala which is at a distance of 48 kilometers and this getaway has its own railway station.
With high cliffs and beautiful seaside, visiting the beach destination of Varkala can be a memorable experience. The high cliffs and natural charm of this destination entice many travelers from across the globe. Besides, this destination is well-known for many interesting activities like surfing, boat riding and bathing.
Varkala is also famous for great Ayurvedic resorts and spas. This beach is relatively less crowded compared to the nearest Kovalam Beach. It features everything required for travelers such as long seaside attractions, fresh air, amazing resorts and fantastic spas for Ayurvedic massages and treatments. With some popular temples like Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple and Sivagiri Mutt, Varkala is also a renowned pilgrim center in Kerala.