Rajapark Beach Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRajapark Beach Resort Varkala
Nice clean hotel with a clean pool for the times you don't want climb the cliff to go to the beach. Just off the main drag of restaurants lining the top of the cliff with views of the ocean.
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... so he agreed to head down there with me and Ruth, a Canadian woman also staying at Shiva Garden, but we stopped by the fishermen first to watch them sorting out their nets and to decline their offers to take us out fishing for an hour for a fee. I actually liked the idea but I might save it for when I'm somewhere with a calmer sea because I wouldn't trust the contents of my stomach to stay where I left them after ...
... you a whole other route which unless you've made the journey once before, you either trust that they are not steering of astray (thankfully I was no longer in Delhi!) or stick to your guns and follow the original advice. The former is usually the better option.. at least this was the case that day. It was 2 busses to Amritapuri and I arrived without any issues. It's located across the backwaters so my day also included a little boat ride across a lovely channel ...
... other food. The place is immersed in Hinduism with the chanting of the thousand names of the divine mother, stating at 5.00am for those that want to attend. Half the place is jammed with westerners dressed in white but there's plenty of old indian women who look like they could be a hundred years old. A day and half is as much as I can take before I head north for somewhere more relaxing. http://m.rollingstone.com/culture/news/ ...
... and non Hindu's are not allowed to enter the temple itself anyway. Yoga is popular here but we didn't fancy doing the 'downward dog' or 'the cobra'.
Our accommodation here was lovely, individual cottages cladded in bamboo set around landscaped gardens with banana trees and hammocks, and only a 2 min walk from the cliff edge. We had a lovely stay in Varkala and found some really good cheap restaurants. Most of the restaurants have fish outside in ...
... out with a guy we met in Cochin (playing uno), his mate, another Afro dude, two girls & a nice couple from Hackney. We ended up busting shapes on a dance floor (pretending to screw a lightbulb) & I managed to take over the tunes and play 'church in the wild' by Kanye & jay-z ha! It was great fun. BUT I don't often see mark with a bad hangover and he's definitely got 1 today. 'Ooooo la laaa' They all wrap beer up in newspaper and sneek it In to mugs or ...