Varkala Beach - Kerala
Varkala : Varkala is small town in Kerala, South India.Varkala beach Kerala is the best beach destination along Kerala coast for viewing sunset. Varkala is a small coastal village north of the famous Kovallam beach. Varkala is a sea side resort, as well as an important Hindu centre of pilgrimage. Varkala beach Kerala has managed to retain its relaxed and backpacker feel, as compared to other beach destinations of India. The Kerala Varkala beach sand has become an ideal spot for a relaxing and refreshing holiday.
During monsoon, bellowing waves gobble the beach lying beneath the towering cliff and mineral water spring. The mineral water gushing from the hill is believed to have medicinal qualities. This beach of Kerala is rich in mineral water springs that are known for their medicinal value.
South India is never really cool, but pleasantly warm in winter. So, tourists usually visit Varkala beach during the month of October, as it is cool and secluded. Varkala is 54 km from Thiruvananthapuram and 37 km from Kollam.
Varkala beach is famous for mineral springs and a fantastic massage, so don't forget to bring aromatherapy massage oil and sun protection.
Location : 51 km north of Thiruvananthapuram city and 37 km south of Kollam, Thiruvananthapuram district, south Kerala.
Touring Seasons : November to May.
How to Reach Varkala Beach:
By Air : Nearest Airport is Trivandrum about 66 kms away.
By Rail : Nearest Railhead is in Varkala .
By Road : Idukki is well connected by KSRTC & private buses.