Dreams Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsDreams Beach Resort Varkala
Nice hotel friendly staff about 5 min walk to clifftop and restaurants
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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 …
... around 2 pm I was hungry and I remembered the Tibetan Restaurant where they serve dumplings stuffed with vegetables , meat or crab . I chose the latter , delicious , boiled and then fried in butter , served with a broth and lots of hot sauces that I avoided .
Really good !
I then returned to my hotel for a shower and to do a bit of laundry , waiting for the sunset when comes the long awaited fresh after a hot day , but bearable , thanks to the sea breeze ...
Up early and I had to go and hunt for milk after our hotel which advertised 24hr room service told us that this only meant you could buy water 24hrs and no amount of arguing would make them get me a glass of milk, bad review coming your way. After plenty of tea we flagged down some tuk tuk's and were off to catch the train to Varkala a nice beach down the coast. It was nice taking Dad and company on their first Indian train and ...
Monday 22nd December Set off to supposedly see, ride, wash and feed some elephants. A tour organised by the hotel. It was awful. The elephants were basically Indian working elephants, not renown for being well looked after. The short ride on one elephant's back was pretty scary. Just us and a rug on a male elephant that was blind in one eye but seemed very unhappy about other male elephants in the area. A young male elephant just rocked at its tethering point ...