Rajapark Beach Resort
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After returning to land we hopped back onto Josh and had a short drive to the coastal town of Varkala, well more specifically Varkala beach which is situated 4kms outside of town. Above the beach in what is known as North Cliff which is a string of hotels, restaurants and bars overlooking the sea. The streets (more like paths) of North Cliff are so …
So I made it to the sunshine finally.
Here I am back in Varkala for the 4th time :) and The sun is out and its hot hot hot. Went for a walk along the cliff top - and its changed in 3 yrs. I had heard it has become more commercialised and it has - many big buildings where shacks used to be.
I went off searching looking for rooms and needed …
... 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 .. ...
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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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