Varkala is one of the most popular tourist beach towns in Kerala and is home to some of the best beaches in the state. We have curated a list of the best places to stay in Varkala so that you can mak (Read More)e the most of your stay in this picturesque beach town while enjoying the comfort of a home-like accomodation.
Gateway Varkala sits atop a lush cliff overlooking the Arabian sea. Featuring an Ayurvedic spa, international restaurant, indoor games and an outdoor pool with a trendy sunken bar, this resort is idea (Read More)l for both business and leisure travellers. Modern suites with refined amenities, living spaces, balconies and workstations create welcoming retreats. You can relax at their garden gazebos and library.
Nestled amidst swaying coconut and palm trees, on the pristine white sands of Varkala, the exotic cottages offer an idyllic setting for the perfect rejuvenating getaway from the hustle bustle of the c (Read More)ity. The cottage features cosy rooms, elegantly furnished with modern decor and essential amenities, on-site restaurant serving delectable Indian, continental and local dishes, a beachfront to gaze into the mesmerizing sunset and terrace overlooking the gardens for cycling.
Smack on the bountiful north cliff of Varkala Beach, this idyllic 3-star resort offers accommodations with picturesque sunset and the Arabian Sea vistas, as well as onsite water sports like surfing. F (Read More)eaturing wooden floors, fancy white linens and upholstered sofas, each room comes with a furnished balcony and amenities like coffeemakers, study tables and modern toiletries. Explore Konkan culture with traditional Indian dance performances and classes.
Experience luxury in this majestic 5-star hotel, located on crystal clear sands of Varkala featuring refined architecture and plethora of facilities like private beach, seaside restaurant serving exqu (Read More)isite flavours, therapeutic spa and body treatments, lavish outdoor pool, landscaped gardens for bonfires and picnics with barbecue, grand event spaces, yoga, fishing and cycling. The rooms are elegantly furnished in contemporary decor with private balconies overlooking the mesmerizing ocean.
A short stroll away from the beachfront, Krishnatheeram Ayur Holy Beach Resort offers accommodation in thatched-roof buildings. The air-conditioned rooms are elegant and flaunt warm colour schemes wit (Read More)h cane furnishings and an ensuite bathroom. The compact rooms open out to a tropical garden. Besides, the resort features a yoga meditation centre and an Ayurvedic spa. Prakriti and Lawn Restaurant offers various local, Vegetarian, and International delicacies. In addition, guests can enjoy light snacks and fresh beverages by the sea at Sunset Lounge.
Artistically placed on the coastline of the Arabian sea, steps away from the cliffs at Varkala, this resort offers a tranquil stay in houses with thatched roofs alongside a lavish swimming pool. The resort provides therapeutic spa and massages, yoga classes, a library, and a beachfront to relax and enjoy the serene environment. Featuring a business centre and meeting/banquet facilities, this resort is ideal for leisure as well as workations.
The Satta Beach Residence is located only 50 m away from Varkala Odayam Beach, far from the city commotion. There is a verdant garden where guests can take a walk and relax. Rooms at the property are (Read More)fan-cooled and embrace a seating area, wardrobe, and private balcony with garden or sea views. Besides, the services available at the accommodation include a 24-hour front desk, currency exchange, library, laundry, and more. Furthermore, guests can plan a sightseeing trip at the tour desk. A bike rental facility is also available.
Ideal for travellers who prefer culture and tranquillity over luxury, this residence is dressed in impeccable furnishings. The hotel provides a wide variety of suites with balconies offering garden view, sea side view and/or terrace and spacious seating areas with outdoor furniture. Featuring a lavish pool, landscaped gardens with picnic areas, library, fishing and badminton equipment, this residence is a perfect budget accommodation with premium amenities.
Featuring an outdoor pool and hot tub with ocean views, this beachfront property offers 4-star rooms set in tropical gardens. Its poolside and rooftop restaurants offer stunning views and daily breakf (Read More)ast.
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Placed across the ocean, on a cliff fronting Varkala, this resort offers a lavish stay designed in chic contemporary style quarters. The resort extends a grand swimming pool with outdoor furniture, a (Read More)therapeutic, typical Indian Ayurvedic spa and wellness centre and a restaurant serving delicious and traditional Indian cuisines and complementary breakfast. The rooms are well furnished spacious ranging from two bedroom cottages to 6-bed dormitories for comfortable evenings.
Located on the soothing shores of Odayam Beach in Varkala is the Samsara Harmony Beach Resort, offering stunning private oceanfront cottages. This gorgeous escape provides access to immaculate white a (Read More)nd black sand beaches, a sparkling pool, and lush tropical plants right outside your door. The on-site restaurant, Mermaid, provides a diverse range of Indian, Chinese, and continental cuisines.Â
Around a two-minute walk away from Papanasam Beach in Varkala, The Sanctum Spring Beach Resort offers comfortable guest accommodations with lovely sea views. The resort features an on-site spa offerin (Read More)g Ayurvedic body treatments, a 24-hour internet cafe, and an all-day dining restaurant. The Sanctum Spring restaurant serves a selection of local and international specialities. Rooms are air-conditioned and modern and have large windows. Besides, car and bicycle rental facilities are available for the guests to explore the neighbourhood. The Janardhanaswami Temple is just one km from the accommodation.
Nestled amidst the swaying coconut and palm trees, on the coastline of the Arabian sea, this resort offers scenic views of the Varkala beach. The interior of the cottages is artistically designed in w (Read More)ooden furnishings with thatched roofs with all the necessary amenities. The resort offers a restaurant serving Indian and continental cuisines with barbecue, facilities like water sports including canoeing, open-air bath, entertainment staff, library and a business centre.
Just 1.7 km from Varkala Beach, the Royal KazBay Beach Resort is nestled in Varkala. The accommodation features a garden, a terrace, a private beach area, and a restaurant onsite. There is a 24-hour f (Read More)ront desk and a shared kitchen for the guests. Room service is available at the resort. All the rooms at the resort are equipped with air conditioning and have a desk and ensuite bathroom. A full English/Irish breakfast is served to the guests at the accommodation.
Ideally located between the picturesque north and south cliffs of Papanasam Beach, this collection of 6 lavish family cottages offers beach-facing accommodations. Furnished verandahs and wood-lined ar (Read More)chitecture can be found in every room. Living rooms feature books and fun indoor games. You can enjoy various types of South Indian cuisine at their thatched-roof restaurant.
Around 2.1 km from Varkala Beach, Leisure Valley Beach Resort is a bed & breakfast located in Varkala. The property features a garden and a restaurant exclusively for the guests. The rooms at the (Read More)resort are equipped with air conditioning and other utilities for convenience. All rooms have a desk and a seating area. Guests can enjoy a continental or buffet breakfast every morning at the resort. A 24-hour front desk, currency exchange, and room service are available for the guests. Also, bicycle rental is available.
True to its name, this resort is a perfect, artistically designed leisure home, majestically set on the coastline of the Arabian sea at Varkala. The rooms are lavishly furnished and fully equipped with premium amenities ranging from superior twin rooms to two bedroom cottages. The resort provides a beachfront, meeting/banquet facilities, beautiful landscaped garden and the hosts provided with own cooked delicious meals adding to the comfy stay for the guests.
Showcasing rustic redbrick architecture, this premium pet-friendly 3-star guesthouse offers stylish beachfront accommodation and benevolent hospitality. Dark wood furnishing, vault ceilings, hand-pain (Read More)ted murals and exposed bricks signify Keraleeyan architecture in every elegant family suite. Professionally cooked Indian, Chinese and continental delicacies are served at the restaurant, while the trendy bar offers exotic drinks.
October to February (Winter) is the best time to visit Varkala because the temperature is more relaxed and the sun is gentle compared to the summers. One can expect a decent level of humidity all through the year but winters, bring colder air and pleasant ambience that add to the fun of exploring the charming village.
Summers are a complete no-no for tourists as the heat levels touch a sweltering 40°C every year during the peak season. Monsoons, on the other hand, can be a good time for budget travelling but the peak months must be avoided as the region is susceptible to extremely heavy rainfall putting a halt to tourism for months till winter begins. Read More