The Varkala beach down below is not that special, kind of less than ordinary beach.. the sand is little blackish. But if you want to stay in Varkala, I would suggest stay in the many options available on the cliff overlooking the ocean. 3-4 type of business ventures fill the cliff, 1. Ayurveda message 2. Accommodation 3. Restaurants with fresh sea food 4. Gift and dress shops. The view from the cliff of ocean was breath taking as in India I had never visited such beach and they are not that much in number too. You can sit on the cliff in one of the restaurants sip coffee and watch as the sun goes down. Its really beautiful, and this time I just visited the place, but next time I may stay on the cliff for some days. Definitely recommend visiting this.
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