Akhil Beach Resort

Near Papanasam Cliff, Varkala, Kerala, 695141, India | 2 star hotel
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A travel blog entry by mcgrathpavitt

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we stayed at a place called Maathadil cottages, which was nice but there was no pool, and the sea is too rough to go in. We had the honeymoon cottage, which is set further back from the others, but it overlooks a lilly pond (a huge one) which is nice, but a) mozzie central and b) the noise at night from the frogs and crickets is deafening and lasts until run rise!

So, we checked out and went to the Taj ...

Boating in the Backwaters

A travel blog entry by tbs1298

... to lay. We saw people bathing, brushing their teeth, and cleaning in the water. I would love to have my house right up to the backwaters it was so serene.

In the middle of the ride we pulled off to the side at a little restaurant and that is where we met our little bird friend. We got to hold him and he even stood on our head! Katie is afraid of birds so she's the only one who didn't get out. We were all hungry by the time we were ...

Yogies, hippies, beaches and great food!

A travel blog entry by brodie.selby


... ventured on to one of our most funny, busy, crazy Indian experiences yet. After the cruise, we quickly jumped in a rickshaw and went to the bus station, in an effort to head north to Fort Kochi. We were directed to the bus, and upon finding it, we could hardly see it due to the amount of Indians waiting to get on. Once the doors opened, it was like those crazy women going into Myer on Boxing Day. We were crammed so deep into the bus we could hardly see each other. Luckily, ...

Varkala and the Malabar Coast

A travel blog entry by elainehayes


... as small hotels, cafes and shops selling clothes and souvenirs vie for space along the cliff, looking down on a huge sandy beach.

Papanasam beach is considered to have holy waters which wash away sins and Hindus come for
miles to pray and ...

Cliffs And Beaches

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

This is a top pick!

... Cliff, Varkala.

After dropping our things we took a walk toward the waterfront. The cliff-side laneway was lined with the usual tourist shops and restaurants. We stopped at one that was recommended in our guidebook. Although the name Trattorias was clearly Italian, its sign proudly announced that it was an 'Oriental Food Court' and 'German Bakery'. Sylvia had fish molee and Jason, not feeling overly adventurous again just yet, ordered ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAkhil Beach Resort Varkala

    Reviewed by egypt1am

    Good rooms, dirty towels

    Reviewed Oct 12, 2012
    by (8 reviews) Edinburgh by way of Monaghan, Ireland , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Good rooms, dirty towels. Great part of the beach, safe and quiet.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Akhil Beach Resort Varkala

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding