Hotels in Varkala, India

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Varkala, Kerala, India
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Cheapest month:November
Most expensive month:May
Average price in Varkala:$42/night
Cheapest price found:$6/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$8 - $98
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$12 - $151
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Cheapest hotels in Varkala, India

Bluewater Beach Resort
7.8 Good
Near Parambil Temple, Varkala, India
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1.9 mi from city centre, Varkala, KL, India 

Bluewater Beach Resort is set in Varkala and is close to nearby sightseeing spots, including Janardanaswamy Temple. It also offers a currency exchange, a tour desk and free Wi-Fi.

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Black Beach Resort
3.2 Mediocre
North Cliff, Thiruvambady Beach, Varkala, India
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1.4 mi from city centre, Varkala, KL, India 

Black Beach Resort is located in Varkala and is close to Janardanaswamy Temple. It is conveniently positioned for guests wanting to visit local attractions.

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Akhil Beach Resort
8.0 Excellent
Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala, India
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1.1 mi from city centre, Varkala, KL, India 

Akhil Beach Resort is situated in Varkala and is close to the area's popular attractions. Guests have access to a beauty centre and an outdoor pool.

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Gateway Varkala - Ihcl Seleqtions
8.1 Excellent
Near Government Guest House, Varkala, India
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0.5 mi from city centre, Varkala, KL, India 

Situated in Varkala, Gateway Varkala - IHCL SeleQtions provides 4-star accommodation, as well as a sauna and an outdoor pool. Guests can also enjoy free wireless internet.

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Where to stay in Varkala

About Varkala

Perched on the clifftops overlooking the Arabian Sea, Varkala is a popular beach resort on the Kerala coast. It’s home to an ancient Hindu pilgrimage temple and beautiful beaches and is also a hub for Ayurvedic treatments and yoga.

Things to do in Varkala

Varkala clusters around picturesque Papanasam Beach, where it’s believed that swimming in the water washes away all sins. It’s a popular spot for sunbathing, parasailing and horseback riding, in addition to watching memorable sunsets from atop the red laterite cliffs.

If you want to explore the beaches further afield, follow the promenade that hugs the cliffs north to scenic Odayam Beach. The trail continues past the serene beaches and tranquil backwaters of Edava and on to Kappil and its famous Bhagavathy Temple.

Varkala’s 2,000-year-old Janardana Swami Temple attracts Hindus from across India who pay their respects to Vishnu and Hanuman. It features a historic bell that was retrieved from a Dutch shipwreck and paintings of Lord Hanuman in different poses. Many believe that praying at the temple will relieve you of a variety of ailments.

Varkala is also known as a hub for therapeutic treatments, with countless spas offering Ayurvedic massages and detox treatments. Yogis will find a range of schools offering drop-in classes, retreats and teacher training, while traditional Kathakali dance performances are held each evening at the Varkala Culture Centre.

Getting around Varkala

Varkala is just over one hour drive north of Trivandrum International Airport and there are regular trains to both Trivandrum and Cochin from Varkala Railway Station. Auto rickshaws are a convenient way to access Varkala’s beach resorts, while the town and coast are easily explored on foot.

Facts about staying in Varkala

  • What are the best hotels in Varkala?

    17 reviews rated Pointbreak Surf Stay with an average score of 8.6/10. It may also be worth looking into the Jickys Nest, which received a rating of 7.9/10 from 183 reviews. Gateway Varkala - Ihcl Seleqtions could also be a good option, with a score of 8.1/10 from 216 reviews.

  • What is a good hotel near Varkala Beach?

    A good hotel close to Varkala Beach is Jickys Nest (rated 7.9/10 from 183 reviews).

  • What is a good hotel in Varkala near Janardanaswamy Temple?

    For a good hotel near to Janardanaswamy Temple, consider Jickys Nest - it is rated 7.9/10 from 183 HotelsCombined reviews.

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    If you’re looking for good hotels near Sivagiri Mutt, consider Anandan Tourist Home (rated 7.5 over 70 reviews).