Varkala - Varkala Beach

Varkala - Varkala Beach

Varkala Beach is familiar to everyone as Papanasam Beach, meaning 'Destroyer of Sins'. The waters of Varkala Beach is considered as holy and is said to have medicinal and curative properties. Many people still believe that the Papanasam Beach can cleanse the body of impurities and all sins when one takes a dip in its holy waters. There are numerous towering cliffs near the beach that overlooks the sea. One can get a glimpse of the natural mineral spring at the bottom of these cliffs at the northern part of the Beach. The stunning vibe with the colors playing over the water created during the sunrise and sunset is worth experiencing.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
Throughout the year. No specific timings. 1 to 2 Hrs. No

Availability of Guides :-

No necessity of guides.


Souvenirs, local products.


Swimming, Photography.


No adventure activities.



Famous for:-

Beach bums, nature lovers, experience seekers, photography.

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