|The beautiful shores of the Varkala Beach beckons the visitor with its alluring coconut palms, craggy cliffs and the faith of the many devotees who visit this sacred town. For Varkala Beach is much more than just the sandy shores washed by the blue waves of the Arabian Sea. It has an atmosphere of piety and devotion, owing to the faith of the devout who believe that a dip in the waters of the sea at the Varkala Beach will wash away their sins. So come with Kerala Houseboats.us on a tour of the sacred, and alluring, Varkala Beach.
Located 50 kilometers from capital Thiruvananthapuram, Varkala Beach is locally known as the Papnasam, as it is believed to destroy the sins of anyone who bathes in the waves washing the beach. The faithful also perform "Vahubali", a ceremony held in honor of their ancestors.
Keeping with the spiritual atmosphere at the Varkala Beach, you can opt for an Ayurveda package at the resorts dotting the Varkala Beach. The Varkala Beach is ideal for a quiet getaway, where you get to relax in the lap of nature. Watch the crimson red sun set into the sea, as it casts its last rays on the palm trees and craggy peaks dotting the beach. Save the memories on your film roll or digital camera, for these will be one of the finest moments on your Varkala Beach Tour.
And for a more lively time, head to the beach resorts of Varkala Beach, where you can hire equipment for beach volleyball, football, parasailing, surfing and snorkeling. In the evenings, head for Varkala town, where you will have a gala time buying souvenirs, handicraft items, and tasting Kerala cuisine at the restaurants. One of the best buys here are the items made of or embellished with shells.
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