Rajapark Beach Resort
Travel Blogs from Varkala
... a morning swim at 8am and unbeknownst to us a pack of wild dogs had been there just twenty minutes prior to our arrival!! All in all it was one of the best few days of the trip so far, huge thanks to Mr and Mrs Beeson for treating us here. We then headed to Kerala and the forests of Wayanad, staying at another superb luxury retreat, this time 'glamping' in the midst of a coffee plantation. Whilst here, we went on an incredible sunset walk through tea planation after tea ...
... after a very confusing conversation. Apparently our Sim cards are from a different province and not only need to be charged at roaming rates they also have to be refilled using a different pricing structure. No idea how this god-awful system operates.
The local place Robert (still sleeping) recommended overlooked a bathing pool. A large rectangular pond filled with murky green water ...
... belonged to the restaurant) and couldn't really see how it had been a problem (the scooter wasn't in the way of anything) couldn't understand why he couldn't except our apology. Now more people started to get interested in what was going on and soon we had about 40 men in a circle around us. The owner of the driveway was now fully busy telling them about our crazy and unacceptable behavior. He was also convinced that his wall had been damaged in the process, something that ...
Varkala was much the same as Kovalum but more beautiful and had better tourists. It was more full of tourists who were there to do some yoga and meditation. The town is built on a cliff which made it more beautiful and it overlooked a bigger and better beach than in Kovalum. Again we spent our time ...
... them once I showed him the stamped receipt. It took 4 people to serve me!
Zoe left for Kenya early on the 29th so I had another 3 days on my own. Found some stalls selling second hand books which was great since my kindle is now broken. Like SE Asia most of the books are photocopies which they try and sell at full value. There is definately a tidy profit in second hand books. Most books are charged at 250 - 300 rupees (ie 5 - 6 USD) but will ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
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.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.