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Varkala Beach Located at 51 km north of Thiruvananthapuram city in Thiruvananthapuram district and 37 km south of Kollam, south Kerala.
 
Varkala is Famous for its springs, fisheries, lighthouses, beaches, lake and much more. Varkala beach is the only place in southern Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea.[1] These tertiary sedimentary formation cliffs are a unique geological feature on the otherwise flat Kerala coast, and is known among geologists as Varkala Formation and a geological monument as declared by the Geological Survey of India. There are numerous water spouts and spas on the sides of these cliffs.The beach is a haven for sun-bathing and swimming. The evening views of the sunset are worth lingering over. There are several small restaurants and snack shops near and around Papanasham beach, which attracts the maximum visitors both for leisure as well as for religious reasons.
 
Varkala offers excellent accommodation facilities for tourists and is fast becoming a popular health resort with many Ayurvedic massage centres.
 
A two thousand year old shrine the Janardhanaswamy Temple, a short distance away from the beach. The Sivagiri Mutt, founded by the great Hindu reformer and philosopher Sree Narayana Guru.
 
How to Reach,
Nearest Railway Station: Varkala Sivagiri railway station, about 3 km away  
Nearest Airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 57 km away

Location

Country
India
State
Kerala
City
Thiruvananthapuram
Location
Varkala
Address
Varkala Beach, Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala - 695141, India
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Nearest Bus Terminal
Varkala
Nearest Railway Station
Varkala (VAK)
Nearest Airport
Trivandrum International Airport
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latitude : 8.482119560 longitude :76.920097350
Corporation : Trivandrum
GPS Code : VOTV
Visiting Hours
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