Akhil Beach Resort
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Kids pool
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room
TravelPod Member ReviewsAkhil Beach Resort Varkala
Good rooms, dirty towels. Great part of the beach, safe and quiet.
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Travel Blogs from Varkala
... couples, children, people sharing dinners and listening to Indian pop music loudly on their phones. Since we've been in India we've been noticing things, particularly to do with affection, PDAs and etiquette. Perhaps it's since we've been advised not to cuddle, kiss or hold hands that we've started to notice these things. We sat opposite a girl around 18 years old and her mum and dad the other day, for around 6 hours. They were a very sweet family although ...
... wasn't teaming with other tourists. This was very special indeed.
Poked Fan-Shape Skewers and Carefully Hung Tamils
We continued on to the next celebration about 8 km further north.
Here, they were in process of tying several devotees up by the hooks in their back and calves on the bamboo poles extended in front of the truck. Others were ...
... you've finished your rice or until your stomach refuses to accommodate anymore food, whatever happens first. Usually the latter for me. I'd been putting off going into these places because I had no idea how to eat rice with my hands but since Alappuzha I'm a ******* pro at it. Sort of. Ok, so I can eat a plate of rice with my hands, it just takes a while and some of the rice may or may ...
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 ...
... and given the nice bathroom and reasonable water pressure, used rather large amounts of shampoo. This excitement quickly ended as the pressure dropped, dwindled and completely stopped. With my hair fully lathered I attempted to use the sink, then that stopped. Kate came in to help and used a bit of spare drinking water, then the bidet. Even after all this my hair was still foamy. It was ok though because we were in comfy room with air con keeping ...