Vacation rentals in Varkala

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Popular amenities for Varkala vacation rentals

Stay near Varkala's top sights

Odayam Beach Varkala3 locals recommend
Sivagiri Mutt Trivandrum3 locals recommend
Palm Tree Heritage3 locals recommend
Caffé Italiano Varkala Trivandrum3 locals recommend
Janardhana Swami Temple4 locals recommend
Bluewater Beach Resort3 locals recommend

Quick stats about vacation rentals in Varkala

  • Total rentals

    340 properties

  • Total number of reviews

    2.4K reviews

  • Family-friendly rentals

    110 properties are a good fit for families

  • Pet-friendly rentals

    70 properties allow pets

  • Rentals with a pool

    30 properties have a pool

  • Rentals with dedicated workspaces

    190 properties have a dedicated workspace

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How is the weather in Varkala?

    Varkala has a tropical climate with year-round warm weather. Temperatures range from 75°F (24°C) to 95°F (35°C). Monsoon season begins in June and lasts until September, offering abundant rainfall and lush green landscapes.

  • What are some of the best things to do in Varkala?

    In Varkala, you can explore the Varkala Cliff, relax on the golden sands of Varkala Beach, or immerse yourself in local culture at the Sivagiri Mutt. Learning about the region's history at the 2000-year-old Janardanaswamy Temple is also a popular activity.

  • What is the best time of year to visit Varkala?

    The most popular time to visit Varkala is from December to March when the weather is pleasantly warm, around 85°F (29°C). During this time, you may want to explore the annual Varkala Sivagiri Ashram pilgrimage, a significant event attended by thousands.

  • What are the best places to stay in Varkala?

    North Cliff area is popular for its beach views, boutiques, and restaurants. South Cliff is another sought-after location, known for its tranquillity and traditional Ayurvedic centres. The area around Papanasam Beach is also often suggested for its spiritual significance.

  • What are the best places to visit in Varkala?

    Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasam Beach, is a popular spot. The Varkala Cliff, with its stunning views, and the Janardanaswamy Temple, an important Hindu pilgrimage site, are frequently visited. The Sivagiri Mutt, an ashram promoting spirituality and social equality, also attracts many.

  • What are some hiking trails in Varkala?

    While not known for traditional hiking trails, Varkala offers delightful walks along the coastline. The path from Varkala Cliff to Black Beach is a popular choice. Another frequently suggested route is the trail from Varkala to Kappil Beach, which offers stunning beach and lake views.

  • What are some family activities to do in Varkala?

    Families in Varkala often enjoy beach time at Varkala or Kappil Beach. A visit to the Varkala Aquarium, home to a variety of marine life, is also a popular choice. Many families also find it interesting to learn about local culture at the Sivagiri Mutt.

  • What are some of the best day trip ideas in Varkala?

    Exploring Anjengo Fort and Lighthouse, a landmark steeped in history, is a popular day trip. Another frequent choice is Ponnumthuruthu Island, a tranquil spot accessed by a short boat ride. Visiting Kappil Lake, where you can enjoy a paddle boat ride, is also frequently suggested.

  • Do guesthouse rentals in Varkala have a kitchen?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 guesthouse rentals with a kitchen in Varkala. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

  • Do resort rentals in Varkala have air conditioning?

    Absolutely! We offer over 10 resort rentals with air conditioning in Varkala. Enjoy a tailored experience with all the comforts you desire.

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