Varkala a coastal town is located Northwest of Thiruvananthapuram and Southwest of Kollam. It is the only place in Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to Arabian Sea. It is indeed a unique geographical feature that makes it exceptional on the otherwise flat Kerala coast. It is an ideal tourist spot to enjoy holiday packages. The enchanting hill station dotted with tea gardens beautiful meadows; deep puzzling valleys and dales make Varkala as India’s foremost eco – tourism projects. There are numerous water sports facilities and spas on the sides of these cliffs that one can enjoy on Varkala holiday packages. Varkala is renowned for its 2,000 years old Janardana Swami Temple which is an important Vaishnva Shrine in India and is referred as Dakshin Kashi. Sivagiri Mutt is another important landmark of the city established by Sree Narayana Guru. Varkala Beach, Kappil Lake is also among the major tourist attractions of Varkala which are not to be missed if you are planning a holiday package for Varkala. Towering cliffs, pleasant weather, sparkling blue water, pristinely beautiful landscape makes it a paradise for nature lover and a must visit destination on holiday packages for Varkala.
Weather in Varkala: Varkala has a moderate climate. Summer starts from April to June with the maximum temperature ranges of 35 °C. Winters starts from December to February with the maximum temperature up to 25°C. Best time to visit Varkala is between September to May.
By Air to Varkala: The nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International airport which is and 37 Km from Varkala.
By Train to Varkala: The nearest railhead is at Varkala town that is 3 Km from beach that connects it to the other major cities of Kerala.
By Bus to Varkala: Varkala is 51 Km from Thiruvananthapuram and 37 Km from Kollam. State run buses and private taxis ply regularly between Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam.