Vakala is a
seaside resort and spa, as well as an
important Hindu centre of pilgrimage. High
cliffs with rich mineral springs rise
majestically from the coastline.
The 2000 year old
Sree Janardhana Swamy Temple and the
Nature Care Centre are the two main
attractions there. The sight of the sun
melting into the sea would blossom your
The mineral water
gushing from the hill is believed to have
medicinal properties. The Varkala sand has
become an ideal spot for confluence of
cultures exotic and alien.
Major attraction near Varkala is Kapil
Beach where we could feel the real beauty
of lake and sea together.
colours of refracted sun rays embellish
the sea shore during sunsets. Since it is
not established as a tourist place yet, it
is very calm and quiet.
Places to visit near Varkala Beach:
Papanasam Beach, Sree Janardhana Swamy
Temple, Sivagiri Mutt, Anjengo Fort,
Varkala Tunnel, Nature Care Center,