Varkala Cliff


Here is the list of 34 Best Beaches in Kerala That Every Traveller Must Visit
Varkala Beach – The Cliff Beach. .
Alappuzha beach, Alleppey. .
Muzhappilangad Beach – Drive-In Beach. .
Bekal Beach – The Beach Beside The Fort. .
Cherai Beach, Kochi. .
Marari Beach, Alleppey. .
Kappad Beach, Kozhikode. .
Beypore Beach, Kozhikode.

Where is Varkala cliff?

southern Kerala
Varkala beach is the only place in southern Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea. These cliffs are of tertiary sedimentary formation, and named by geologists as Varkala Formation. They are a geological monument as recorded by the Geological Survey of India.

How long is Varkala cliff?

The cliff which is stretched for 2-3 kms between Varkala/Papanasam beach being in middle between south cliff and north cliff. South cliff is more quiet where you’ll find a handful of cafes/restaurants (no walk way like north though ) and hotels having private access to beach.

Why Varkala Beach is so famous?

Its beach is famous for its natural springs which are said to have medicinal qualities. The 2000-year-old Janardhanaswamy Temple along with the Sivagiri Mutt attract a steady stream of visitors all year long. Many Ayurveda centres have been set up in the area as well which only adds to its appeal.

Which is better Goa or Varkala?

Varkala is called The Goa of Kerala and is one of the best places with the best beaches in Kerala.

Can you drink alcohol in Varkala?

As Varkala is a holy town, alcohol isn’t officially allowed but the shacks do clandestinely serve it (after paying adequate compensation to the local police).

Which is the highest cliff in India?

Elevation 2,157 m (7,077 ft)
Listing List of Indian states and territories by highest point
Coordinates 22°37²53.4³N 93°02²19.68³E
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Which is better Munnar or Varkala?

But to choose the best for my long weekend, I chose Munnar. Yes, this trip consist of the best parts of Kerala in 3 Days. Dense green carpet of tea gardens and jungles of Munnar & white sand of Varkala and its cliffs beside Arabian Sea is be best summary in words I could describe.

How can I spend 2 days in Varkala?

On your second day here, explore the activities along Kappil Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Janardhana Swami Temple, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kollam Beach. To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Varkala Town trip itinerary builder tool.

How much is paragliding in Varkala?

around 3500 rs per person
The cost of Paragliding in Varkala will be around 3500 rs per person. It varies with the duration and the type of paragliding you choose, that is solo or tandem.


Kerala is home to one of the cleanest beaches in the world- Kappad beach. This is a Blue Flag certified beach that has great historic significance. Locally known as Kappakadavu its nestled near Kozhikode. Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama landed in Kappad beach on May 20, 1498.


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