Dreams Beach Resort
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Not much to report, just another leisurely day, a stroll along the clifftops, a paddle in the sea and an ice cold beer at the beach taverna. What more could you want? Doris is feeling quite settled in Varkala, I think she would like to stay a little longer. She's doing her best to stimulate Varkala's economy and has made quite a few …
We were picked up at the station at 8.30am and our overnight train didn't have air con - only fans. Having said that, I'd sacrifice air con any day for a clean smelling toilet! On this particular trip the toilets weren't too bad and amazingly we didn't have any hassle from ticket inspectors either, is word spreading that I'm on their case? I …
When the alarm went off I still wasn't ready to wake up. Luckily Jacci was motivated and I decided I didn't want to miss out. We brought only our cameras so that being tempting to buy things wasn't an option.
The first thing we noticed of the morning is that it was surprisingly very lively. More and more as time went on. Second, the crows were so loud. Like, out of a nightmare, hauntingly loud.
We walked along the pathway where ...
... huts to stay in, and as appealing as staying in a hospital, we took up her offer. From here, Monique was the perfect guest to us. She was a wealth of knowledge and couldn't be more friendly and helpful. Often our conversations went with a simple question, followed by the most worldly and thoughtful answer, which would always somehow supply us with 100 more questions, determined to squeeze out every aspect of knowledge and experience she had. Our huts were a short 100m ...
... and their parents admiring the sunset; a striking sight. I also found this great cafe which served brown bread; the first time I've had it in India. I don't think the beach in Varkala is as nice as in Goa but there are far less tourists and there were also numerous temples in the town which we enjoyed visiting.
We left Varkala at 6am this morning. Unfortunately I slept through two alarms ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDreams Beach Resort Varkala
Nice hotel friendly staff about 5 min walk to clifftop and restaurants
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