Oceanic Beach Residency

North Cliff, Kurakkani, Varkala, Kerala, 695141, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Varkala

Decisions, decisions

A travel blog entry by jennystolborg


... pakora, vegetable biriani, aloo capsicum, chicken curry Kerala style, butter chapati and banana fry-yum! The chef was very good and made us do all the cooking ourselves, down to peeling and chopping of the veg. We made 3 dishes each whilst the other person wrote down the reciepe. Chef only seemed to start to get annoyed when I asked where the butter was for the butter chapati when to me it looked like it was finished and plated up! Turns out they pour ...

4th December - Varkala

A travel blog entry by omclintock


... safe where I had a nice Israeli salad. We got back to the room at about 5 - 45 mins before we were due to have our yoga class with Rosa. I underestimated how hard yoga was jut a little bit. It was good fun but a solid workout for my core. We learned the basics about breathing and flowing the yoga into different positions from the foundations. My fav moves were the cobra and warrior 1 and 2. After yoga we went for dinner with rosa. This was to say thanks a bit ...

A welcomed mini-vacation

A travel blog entry by steverino


... affair. The small log boats, perhaps 10 feet long by 30 inches wide, took six to eight men hauling on ropes to bring up onto the steep beach. Timing of each tug was managed by group chanting led by one but with all participating.

This way of life appears to have changed very little over hundreds of years. Some of the old lashed-together log boats have been replaced by fiberglass models (Interestingly, the shape, size and design of the newfangled ...

Tea plantations & Boathouses!

A travel blog entry by stephthetwin


... hanging off an electric wire above it. 3rd. we were ushered in to a place to stay by a young man who said there was free wifi & we could have the room for 200 rupees a night. We then discovered that there was no wifi, no proper water, the tap didn't work, a girl next to us was bandaged up because she caught had an infection from a mozi bite & a couple downstairs were also bandaged up. They got on a scooter this morning still drunk and skidded off round a ...

Shivaratir-Crowds, elephants, and collapsing tower

A travel blog entry by courtenay

... performances going on all night. I was still pretty low energy from the dehydration episode and I'm not the biggest crowd person so we decided to call it quits. We found some other people headed back to the cliff and went with them (borrowing the light from their flashlighs!). It was a gorgeous walk as we were far from the populated part of the cliff so we didn't have to deal with the shopkeepers and restaurant guys for most of it. Just the water, the stars, and the ...


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TripAdvisor Reviews Oceanic Beach Residency Varkala

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent