Hindustan Beach Retreat

Papanasam Beach, Varkala, Kerala, 695141, India | 3 star hotel
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This 3 star hotel is located on Papanasam Beach, Varkala.
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    Travel Blogs from Varkala

    First Goodbye

    A travel blog entry by laurenw_is on Apr 06, 2014

    ... in the garden and squinted through our headaches at each other.

    For dinner we went back to ABBA and said our goodbye's to Madhavi. This was a little awkward as she hugged her travel partner, Alex, for the first time ever. Then she hugged the rest of us. I've had better hugs from a dead fish. Getting an auto-rickshaw for Madhavi was tricky as the cricket finals were on and ...

    Memories for life

    A travel blog entry by emandtim on Feb 16, 2014

    36 photos

    ... and had and bit of a drive in front of us we decided that the only solution was to take the gate of it's hooks (could be done by just lifting it up), let out the bike and then put the gate back again. As we were almost done, the owner of the gate and the driveway came out, and he wasn't happy. He seemed deeply offended that we had even parked in his drive way, how could we even consider doing something like that!? We, who didn't even realize it was someone's driveway (we ...

    Unwinding on the cliff-tops

    A travel blog entry by liamandsam on Dec 11, 2013

    11 photos

    ... over the road to an Ayurveda (Indian homeopathy) clinic for a back massage but was persuaded to get the full body instead. This was a very interesting experience! After being instructed to completely strip off I was handed a tiny loin cloth, which barely stopped bits falling out, was rubbed down with lotions and oils and beaten into relaxation by a tiny Indian man. I walked away very relaxed albeit slightly mortified. For the rest of the day we slept, wrote blogs, ...

    Good feelings...smiley face!

    A travel blog entry by annahildreth on Dec 02, 2013

    5 photos

    ... finished a 90 minute yoga session. I love yoga; it leaves me feeling so well from all angles. Louise and mum are sleeping and I am sipping on a Jasmine tea contemplating what to eat for breakfast...they have brown bread....yippeee!! Happy happy ...

    The Dramatic Cliffs of Varkala Beach

    A travel blog entry by dreamchasers on Mar 17, 2013

    2 comments, 13 photos

    ... massive country in the night.

    My first encounter the next morning was with a lovely Indian woman on the train who welcomed me to India and shared a well known expression in Hindi that translates to " In India, tourists are our Gods." Upon returning to our four person berth, I shared this story with Stan and our two Indian train travel companions. They both acknowledged this well known expression, and for the duration of the trip provided us with food, ...