Varkala, a quiet suburban coastal town, unlike Goa beaches, situated in the outskirts of Trivandrum, is the most opted tourist and romantic travel destination spot in South Kerala. Varkala beach is quite a unique beach holiday destination when compared with Goa , Maldives, Mauritius and Bali; which is characterized by an array of cliffs adjacent to Sea, which is recognized as varkala formation by Geological survey of India and huge backwater stretch flows into the Arabian sea at estuaries. The serene and white beaches equipped with a widespread sand carpet and fresh water spouts or the houseboat cruise through the backwater will set the mood warm for a rejuvenating holiday experience - made this destination, among the best beaches of India and are awarded by millions of world travelers. The coastal township is also famous for many religious customs deeply rooted with Kerala’s cultural heritage is also the tripAdvisors choice, with a 2000year old Vishnu temple on the south cliff. For family beach vacation and honeymooners - a houseboat cruise along backwater, fabulous warm water swim, a walk by the shore with the gentle waves caressing your feet or the splendid sight of sunset on the sea horizon from atop a cliff over hanging the sea will be idle or most perfect .
Varkala, as a tripAdvisor, gives you everything in a platter from beach, backwater, estuary, forts, palaces etc. To add cream to the topping are the water adventure sports facilities like Para jumping, board surfing, sailing and kayaking, cycling through the long coastal cycling zone.