While staying with us at Varkala, there are a number of places you can go exploring like:
Edava beach : Lush green stretch of land circling a blue lagoon where sea and backwaters run parallel divided by the road.
Thiruvambadi beach : Ideal spot to relax and unwind amidst lush coconut groves and the sea.
Anjengo Fort : Protected by the National Heritage monuments, this place is a must visit while at Varkala.
Sivagiri Mutt : The popular ashram of Shri Narayana Guru has a lot of cultural and historic significance.
Ponnumthuruthu : Situated amidst thick coconut groves stretched over the sandy beaches, it is a 100 year old beautiful Shiva Parvathi temple.
Varkala Cliff : Declared as a Geological monument by the Geological Survey of India, it is a must visit for sea lovers and photographers to capture the beauty of Varkala.
Kaduvayil Juma Masjid : A popular pilgrimage place which is also famous for its beautiful architecture.
Varkala Lighthouse : Visit the lighthouse to enjoy a mesmeric bird's eye view of the Arabian sea and the backwaters.
Kappil Beach : Beautiful blend of the sea, backwaters and coconut grooves, provides a stunning scenic view.
Varkala Aquarium : An ideal halt for a day long visit to see a good collection of underwater friends.
Being close to the Cochin International Airport, you can go exploring around Cochin to see places like:
Fort Kochi : Famous for Chinese fishing nets, picturesque beaches and architectural style of the buildings, this European style town is a treat to the eyes.
Dutch Palace : This ancient monument was built by the Portugese and exhibits a large collection of authentic Temple murals, portraits and exhibits of the Rajas of Kochi.
Marine Drive : This scenic pathway built facing the Vembanad lake is a beautiful walkway to view the sunset.
Cherai Beach : Relax and enjoy the long sandy beaches with exquisite seafood options.
Hill Palace Museum : This is not only Kerala’s first heritage museum, but also the largest archaeological museum in Kerala, rich in history and fine architecture.
Kodanad Elephant Training Center : Being a rescue training centre for stranded baby elephants and wounded elephants, a day spent here will always remain memorable.
Athirappilly Falls : A mesmerizing tourist spot in Sholayar forest range is a picturesque and calming watch.
Malayattoor : The scenic and internationally renowned shrine here attracts people from all over the world.