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Varkala Holidays

Varkala holidays are for those in want of complete rejuvenation on beautiful quiet beaches. The landscapes that feast your eyes on holidays in Varkala are simply awesome with verdant groves of coconut trees, towering hills and glistening sands along blue waters.

Varkala holidays take you 50 km north of the city of Trivandrum (Thiruvananthapuram) to one of the most peaceful beaches of Kerala. The gently swaying coconut trees lined along golden sands of the beach provide for a charming scene to be relished during Varkala holidays. Moreover, the hamlet at Varkala is also a pilgrimage for Hindus where he mineral springs are believed to be imbued with medicinal and therapeutic properties.

In addition to spending some leisurely hours on the beach, you can indulge in water sports in the like of parasailing, windsurfing and diving. You also get to play beach volleyball on holidays in Varkala. There are a number of Ayurvedic massage centres in Varkala where you can undergo absolutely relaxing massages and treatments, in addition to getting a good range of accommodation – all within your budget. In fact, Varkala holidays are fast gaining reputation as health and wellness resort vacations.

Coming back to the strong religious undertone of Varkala holidays, the beaches here are called “Papanasam” – destroyer of sins. In fact, in addition to being considered therapeutic, the waters at Varkala are taken as holy and it is held that a dip would cleanse your body and soul of all impurities. Varkala holidays also give you the opportunity to be at the grand 2,000 year old Janardhana Swami Temple and the Sivagiri Mutt Ashram (place where the famed Hindu philosopher Sree Narayana Guru lay down for his final rest).

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