Varkala, Pearl Of Arabian Sea: Top Tourist Attractions!

Written By

Gopika VC

Varkala is a South Indian seaside town in Kerala. Proximity to the Arabian Sea and its beaches make it a popular tourist destination.

Varkala's best beach. Also called "Papanasham Beach." The seaside cliffs offer stunning views and scenery.

Varkala Beach

This is another one of Varkala's beautiful natural structures. If you've been to Varkala beach before, the cliff is only 5 km away.

Varkala Cliff

Varkala's Christian pilgrimage site. Many Europeans visiting the town also visit the church.

Saint Sebastian’s Pilgrim Church

The English name for the Fort of Anjuthengu is Anjengo Fort. This is one of the most important historical places you can see during your trip to Varkala.

Anjengo Fort

The island in Varkala is called "Golden Island." The Valiyapurakkal family owns this island in Varkala. On the island lies a Hindu temple thought to be 100 years old.

Ponnumthuruthu Island

Odayam Beach, which is outside of Varkala town, is another beach that not many people go to. But you can get there from the Varkala railway station, which is 4km away.

Odayam Beach

This is a Hindu pilgrimage site in Varkala that gets more people than most. Those who want to stay there can use the place's accommodations.

Sivagiri Mutt

It's on North Cliff. It's also called "Black Sand Beach." The beaches here have uncommon black sand.

Thiruvambadi Beach

Kappil Lake is a beautiful Varkala attraction. Varkala's main centre is 8km from Kappil Lake.

Kappil Lake

It's one of Varkala's cleanest beaches. Like Kappil Lake and Kappil Beach, the beach and backwaters merge here.

Edava Beach