Rajapark Beach Resort
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... in second class and get a feel of how the majority of Indians travel.
Anyway, we arrived in Varkala, hoping for 4 days of sunbathing and relaxation. What we got was rain and some of the biggest strorms we have ever witnessed. We had to run back from lunch several times in the thunder and lightning, with shop owners laughing at the sight. Luckily, on our last day the sun shone so we did make it down to the beach and attempted a swim ...
... and night time by the time we pulled up to our resort. Our driver got a little lost on the way, but only on the back roads looking for the place.
The four of us settled in and then attempted to walk around the area to see where we could grab dinner. Hmm.. There wasn't much around that we could see, but it was also kind of dark back in the ally ways. We didn't want to venture over to the water either because we heard the beach is off of ...
... t found an Indian I am not at least 2 foot taller then, so I had a good view of the craziness of the bus. Grace was basically crowd surfing in the middle of the bus, and I am pretty sure Georgia was sitting on the bus drivers lap, ha! We laughed the whole way, and about two hours later, we made it to Fort Kochi. We have since left Fort Kochi, and I am currently writing this on a 12 hour bus ride to Goa. The train smells like samosa, mixed with chai, life's pretty good .. ...
... from Varkala to Edava with great views ...
Otherwise, the main attractions were the fishermen - watching them pulling in their catch and maybe giving a hand ...
and watching the sunset.
... place, the power was out, but luckily it came back on quickly. We showered and climbed into bed by 8:30.
The next morning we woke to the sounds of nature. The sky was blue, but the intense humidity made sure it didn't last long.
We decided to check out The Juice Shack for breakfast. They had a wide variety of amazing fresh juice combinations. Jason's pick was the Papaya Dream, a potent mix of papaya, pineapple, ginger and ...
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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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