Akhil Beach Resort
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Outdoor pool
- Kids 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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Travel Blogs from Varkala
... being a very large country, India is actually a very small place. Once again we bumped into people we have met earlier on the trip. Maybe we should have followed them to the Psy-Trance party but it was Psy-Trance so we gave it a miss. I think we will look back at Varkala with fond memories of a wonderful location with a comfortable cosmopolitan feel. We could have stayed much longer but we are now into our final month in India and there is much more to ...
... to Hindus. There are many sacred bodies of water, from Pushkar Lake to Mother Ganga.
So, I always feel a bit nervous around temples and holy places, probably on account of my irrational British fear that I'm going to somehow manage to offend someone. I also have to psyche myself up to ask people if I can photograph them or their things at the best of times, and combine this with a deeply ...
... the cliff face, which offered the most amazing place to get a drink around 6pm and watch the sun slowly go down over the enormous ocean, which was lined with small fishing boats to the horizon. It was a truly magical spot which had a certain special aura to it.Apart from a beautiful half day motor bike ride up the coast line, on two of India's worst bikes, we spent our time in Varkala eating, swimming, reading and sleeping. It was amazing, ha!
From Varkala, ...
... We made; Onion Pakora, vegetable biriani, aloo capsicum, chicken curry Kerala style, butter chapati and banana fry-yum! The chef was very good and made us do all the cooking ourselves, down to peeling and chopping of the veg. We made 3 dishes each whilst the other person wrote down the recipe. Chef only seemed to start to get annoyed when I asked where the butter was for the butter chapati when to me it looked like it was finished and plated up! Turns out they ...
... hear the thundering of the rain as it swept over the leaves of the palm trees towards us.
Tonight we got invited to an Indians home for dinner which should be interesting.
We are staying here for another night before heading on to Thrivandrum. We just checked online for some cheap hostels but can't seem to find any at all so we've decided we're gunna risk it and just look for somewhere when we get there.