Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach, Varkala Town

4.2
#2 of 9 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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  • one of the best good beach in kerala , no disturbance calm and quite place sufficient life guards and supportive aborigines ... more over a good water sports firm named swim adventure water sports...  more »
  • Safe place to spend a quality 'alone' time, relaxing. Not very crowded. Enjoy the view from the nearby eateries. More or less clean beach though rituals are performed. Coast guards are there to keep.....  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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