Varkala Beach

Among the most exciting tours from Kovalam, destination - Varkala Beach will definitely come in the list of preference. It is also one of the popular sites in Kerala – 'god's own country'.

Varkala Beach has earned reputation as a fantastic spa destination. The hill beside the beach is blessed with some free flowing springs. The water of the springs is believed to have healing properties. Located at distance of 42 Kilometers from the city of Thiruvananthapuram, the Varkala Beach is visited by thousands of visitors every year.

The Varkala Beach is also one of the most visited pilgrimage centers of the state of Kerala. The ancient temple of Janardhana is said to be more than 800 years old. The main deities of the temple are Lord Hanuman and Ayyapan. The Janardhana Temple is situated at the top of the hill. Watching the panoramic view of the sea side from the hill top is a never forgetting experience.

One can indulge in several beach activities like playing beach volley, trek along the sea or just lie idle, relaxing under the sun. Watching the sunset from the beach will give an exceptional satisfaction. No wonder, tourists from different parts of the world regularly flock the Varkala Beach.

Last Updated on 9/15/2011