Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach, Varkala Town

4.2
#2 of 10 in Outdoors in Varkala Town
Dip yourself and wash away your sins at Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach, a long stretch of yellow sand along the shore of the Arabian Sea believed to purify one’s soul. The cliffs behind the beach, the only area in south Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the sea, are covered with lush greenery and occasional palm tree on the beach provides the shade. These limestone formations also feature numerous water spouts and spas used in Hindu religious rituals. Take a stroll, observe religious ceremonies at the site where poojas are held for the departed souls or catch surf. Make Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach a part of your Varkala Town vacation plans using our Varkala Town route builder site.
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Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach Reviews

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  • This is one of my favourite beaches especially that it has those wonderful fresh water springs to wash the salt out of your hair after a swim  more »
  • Part of Varkala beach where South Indians go for ceremonies in morning with priests on sand and nearby temple  more »
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  • What a fantastic experience? We enjoyed lot with my brothers... Superb...
  • Superb beach and very neat and well maintained. A typical destination for weekends and got lovely shops and resorts. Loved the place. Silent and heart warming views from the cliff.

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