Varkala Beach is popular with travelers who just want to take a break from sightseeing for a while. Its sandy beaches along impressive cliffs are perfect for beach combing, sunbathing and swimming, just some of the reasons Discovery channel named it one of the top 10 seasonal beaches in the world. It’s also known for its mineral springs; swimming in them is believed to heal ailments and purify one’s sins. Travelers who want to sneak in some sightseeing may enjoy a visit to Janardhana Swami Temple, a 2,000-year-old temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
There is a helipad close to the beach is the main transport hub and the most convenient way to get in and out of Varkala Cliff and the beach. Arabian Soul, a tropical guesthouse can be found close to the Helipad and is the most convenient place to stay on the cliff due to its close proximity to everything tourists look for yet set back in a tropical garden setting for seclusion and privacy.