Akhil Beach Resort
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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- High-speed internet in room
- 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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... quieter, and kind of in between the two is where pilgrims and locals perform a ritual which you're welcome to head down there and witness. Just dress respectfully though ay, don't go wandering through in a bikini like one woman apparently did. It might be a beach but it's a beach in India where women still bathe fully dressed and we should be grateful we have beaches like Goa, Om Beach and the North Cliffs here ...
The following morning I woke up and figured out my plan. It was going to be a day of many busses to get to my final destination. Onward ho! Now, Indian state bus stations are one for the books. For the most part, you can find someone to help you know where to wait and approximately how long it should be until the bus arrives. Local friends have always given me pointers how to get places and which route would be best but once you get to the next station, another ...
... that Amma is a modern saint. After 19 days in the Ashram he's heading to the base of the Himalayas and the source of the Ganges, as it's a very spiritual place when he can decide whether or not to enter a monastic life. A Canadian couple that I met on the boat journey to the Ashram are into yoga and one of them's a 'life coach' in Toronto. On my last night he produces a crystal declaring that it was blessed by a shaman from the Philippines and that ...
... Hindu and yellow=Muslim.
Varkala is perched almost perilously along the edge of dizzying cliffs. It is naturally very beautiful with a strand of golden beach nuzzling the bottom of the cliff edge. The beach has a really strong current and is one of the most dangerous beaches in Kerala and fatalities have been known. For this reason we did not visit the beach often here. The cliffs are slowly being eroded during the monsoon periods so who knows how ...
... Then as I began to explain all this to mum the phone cuts out. To top it off mark has just saved me. We were walking past a stall when he called me to look at some trousers that come with a bag. As i turned round to look a big old coconut leaf crashed to the ground beside me & thousands of ants scattered everywhere! VARKAKA-BAD LUCK!! Soooo day 2 in this weird place. We've enjoyed chilling on Varkala beach on our brand new purple elephant throw. The weather was ...