Varkala Beach, Kerala

Varkala Beach is located on the outskirts of the district Thiruvananthapuram, approximately 10 kilometers from the main city of Varkala. This beach is a well-known natural water body which is considered holy and posses to have several medicinal values. It is said that the sole will free itself from all the impurities and sins if they take a dip in the holy water.

For the ones who are looking for a peach gateway for the weekend, then this is the place. The Varkala Beach is considered to be one of most serene beaches in India. In fact, this beach was covered by Discovery Channel, under top seasonal beaches.

The Varkala beach has its own natural beauty that lures tourist from all over the world. The picturesque landscapes and the brown sand and definitely the holy sea add to the beauty of this place. This place is perfect for long evening walks and to relax after a long hectic week.

Apart from swimming and sunbathing at the beach, do not miss the breath-taking sunsets. Varkala Beach popularly known for its sunsets, this beach has other things to offer their tourist that is Ayurvedic therapies and yoga sessions on the beach. Getting there isn’t that difficult. From the main town, the beach is ten minutes by car. If you are taking the rail route, then from the station you can take an auto which is going to charge you INR 100. The nearest airport is the one at Trivandrum which is an hour from the south of Varkala. The best time to visit this place is during winter as the temperature rises up to 35 degrees during summer.

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