Akhil Beach Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAkhil Beach Resort Varkala
Good rooms, dirty towels. Great part of the beach, safe and quiet.
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... felt like a million stalls all selling the same anklets, trinkets and blankets (but which we loved nonetheless), and past a tonne of bars, restaurants and cafes. Settling in for a morning sea view on the tiered cafe steps, we had juice, toast and eggs and played many a game of cards, while making a plan for the day, which was more or less to make it to the beach, a mere 15 minute walk away. Needless to say that we spent the whole day moseying in and out of shops ...
... called something else previously but has had a little revamp and opened under a new name.) The swimming pool is deligtful very warm (due to the sun's strength) and so relaxing. It is quiet too with only about 6other people on average around the pool. There are no children, mostly couples, in fact i think we are the childish ones splashing, retreiving goggles from the bottom and jumping in whilst other people are trying to relax! There has also been some form of ...
... to try to fleece us ("no change, sorry") - and also get lost en route, and pick up a stranger to give us directions. Lynds was fearless, and cross. So, the tuk tuk man went away with the correct change (procured from a shop) and his tail between his legs.
We'll give a short update from Kochi - but our stay here is to be short and sweet - and our next adventure is to Munnar in the hills, from the 17th.
Martin & Lyndsey
... meant and we were trying to use as many facial expressions as possible to demonstrate animals, this was especially funny when we were trying to be crabs " No, Naomi, you need more in the eyes"! The best comment I have heard from an Indian yet was talking about one of the guys from another bar and trying to decide whether he was black or not, he said, "I'm not sure if he is black, I have only seen him at night time!" They were trying to guess our ages and ...
We woke up in our lovely room with two plans. 1. To find John and Kiah and to find Yasmin and Kev. Friend hunting was the order of the day and 2. To recruit them into joining us in Allepey for a houseboat trip. Varkala is the most 'western' resort we’ve been to. The town is all along a cliff edge with a small beach below. As the monsoon was so recent the beach was almost non-existent but the guy who owned the accommodation told us that more ...