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Beach Road Papanashm beach road near beach, Varkala Town, Varkala 695141 India
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The AKSHAY BEACH RESORT are situated near the Janardhana Temple and less than 100 meters away from Papanasam main beach. At Resort are 20 rooms with different category of comfort. We offer A/C and non A/C rooms. Room service is 24 hours available. Free wi-fi.The additional services are:- Restaurant with traditional Kerala food and special combo thali. Restaurant are situated on open terrace and garden floor of Resort . All guests can get cooking class at open kitchen from the chief;- License Aurvedic lady doctor with more than 20 years experience (consulting; fluent English; all kinds of aurvedic massages; treatments in our own clinic);- Yoga classes by a professional instructor with more 29 years experience at the territory of Resort- Laundry available 24 hours;- Tourist taxis and transfer from airport/ train station are avalible;- Motorbikes borrow for guest;- We propose for free: library, frisbee, speedminton, balls and other games’ equipment. The property is runs by the owner/manager Shibu. P.JosephProfessional service is guaranteed.
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Museumlynn wrote a review Feb 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom92 contributions94 helpful votes
On various levels, up some steps, this little budget hotel packs in rooms from 600 to 1500 rupees a night, for which latter price you can get aircon, a balcony and a large room. The WiFi is good and the restaurant downstairs fronts the main road and is useful if you don’t want to walk far. Papanasam beach with its seafood restaurants and some shops is just a few minutes walk away, on the flat. The manager Shibu is helpful and answers emails. Good value.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled
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RĀMA wrote a review Jan 2018
Louth, United Kingdom22 contributions9 helpful votes
I did not stay at Akshay but attended the morning yoga classes with Anoop the resident teacher. I am a yoga teacher myself in the UK with wide experience of different teachers. I can thoroughly recommend these classes. I tried others during my 5 week stay in varkala and these were the best by far. Clear instruction, great flow of postures with a very professional edge. The restaurant also serves great dosa for after class breakfast. Highly recommended by a seasoned traveller of India.
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Date of stay: January 2018Trip type: Travelled
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freedominion wrote a review Dec 2017
British Columbia, Canada140 contributions5 helpful votes
My wife and I really enjoyed it here. This place is situated only a minutes walk from the main beach. Varkala beach has 2 sides, North Cliff and South Cliff. As Akshay is on the southern side it is away from the hustle and has a really relaxed low key feel yet still close to everything . Akshay proved to offer great value and service. The rooms were clean, colorful, roomy and comfortable. Great restaurant, cafe and chill out place to lay back and take it easy. What really made it for us though was the people who work here. Shibu the owner, was so helpful and genuine. We would also like to thank Abijith and Dinu for your flawless service and for being such great colorful beautiful people! ((: We will surely be coming back here. All the very best. Nani and Suprapardum! Haha
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Travelled
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John M wrote a review Dec 2017
15 contributions9 helpful votes
Excellent value. Two hundred metres from the beach between the 2 cliffs in Varkala. Clean rooms with excellent cafe attached for breakfast and supper if required. Good location to be in the centre of things in Varkala.
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Date of stay: December 2017Trip type: Travelled
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elechronnell wrote a review Feb 2017
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom1 contribution
Akshay is on 3 storeys and offers a variety of rooms at different prices. We had a small room that suited our budget, with it's own bathroom and lots of spaces within the guest house to hang out-there was a lovely restaurant on the first terrace, a reception area and sofas in airy communal spaces when it was too hot outside. There was also a small cafe at street level which serves delicious smoothies, pancakes and curries. The room was clean and modern, with colorful rugs and a fan but it was the people and the character of the place that made it such a lovely place to stay. My partner went surfing every day and I did yoga on the roof terrace as the sun came up... (Actually it was in Nov 2015 but couldn't select that as an option :-)
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Date of stay: November 2016
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Room Tip: There are some separate rooms at the back if you want a bit of outdoor space
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georgi47 wrote a review Nov 2016
London, United Kingdom3 contributions
Although we did not stay at the Akshay beach resort, my husband and I visited each day for a beautiful yoga morning with Anoop. He leads sessions from 8-9.30 and 4-5.30 o the roof top of the Akshay and he is wonderful! So calm, gentle and very patient, we came away every day feeling physically and mental fantastic! Even if you don't stay at the Akshay you MUST visit him for yoga! The hotel manager is a lovely man also- always very kind, friendly and helpful in anyway possible. The team there are always cleaning which makes me think that if you stayed here, the rooms would be very clean! There are also delicious smells welcoming you to the restaurant..... Thank you all for being so welcoming! 🙏
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Date of stay: November 2016Trip type: Travelled
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Evakarin J wrote a review Jun 2016
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I was at Akshay during dec jan 47 days . The plays was clean the restaurant serves very good food. The Staff was very friendly shibu the manager was good end helpful.i Will probobly go there again maby this winter! Akshay Its little like you are one in the family!
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Date of stay: December 2015Trip type: Travelled
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Maurice G wrote a review Jan 2016
Ottawa, Canada75 contributions6 helpful votes
Located on the quiet south beach road, you can access Varkala's phenomenal beaches and enjoy the cliff-side amenities for a fraction of the cost. We stayed three days. Although originally slated to be on the cliff-side, we walked back with our backpacks in the heat and were glad with our decision. Akshay's room was clean, much larger than what was available in the cliff-side guesthouses, and the beds were pretty good. Bathroom was also clean. Unlike many other hotels on the cliff and in the south-beach, Akshay had screens on main room windows. No one had mosquito nets, so this was a huge plus for this venue. I did not see the roof-top yoga location, but my partner did and she said it was quite large. We saw several patrons going to the class each morning. Food at the restaurant and juice bar below are okay, but more options exist down the street for your budget or palate. Food is mostly South Indian. Amenities: WIFI (works in room), book exchange, yoga classes, and ayervedic massage. The Ayervedic center may give discounts if you do a multi-day program. If you just need a one-shot massage or such, prices are on-par with what you will find on the hill. Cooking classes available as well. Best part of this resort is the location. Ideally placed on the south beach road mid-way between the Hindu temple and temple road (and cheaper local food/fare) and the south beach (which typically has cheaper food than the main cliff-side). Both a 5 min walk either direction from the hotel door. Main tourist section of the beach (where you will not be eyed as much by the teenage kids walking the beach) is a 10 min walk once you hit the sand. But, unlike the cliff-side resorts, you will not need to walk up the dicey cliff steps. Only drawback is this location: it is not wheelchair accessible. Over-all, one of the best places we stayed in Kerala price per value received. Staff is excellent, soft spoken, and very humble. Definite recommendation for backpackers, but more than excellent for couples and solo travelers.
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Date of stay: December 2015
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Room Tip: Any one will do. Ones with balconies a bit more expensive than interior building rooms.
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Chantal F wrote a review Oct 2015
Stuttgart, Germany3 contributions
Also we were only here for two nights we had a wonderful time at akshay. The room was clean and the price perfect for us budgettraveller. Shibu and Manu were always open for a chat and they kindly allowed us to use the kitchen because we were the only guest at this time. At the last evening we booked a Aryuveda-massage and this really made our stay perfect.
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Date of stay: October 2015Trip type: Travelled
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Carina L wrote a review Oct 2015
Oldenburg, Germany1 contribution
Even though we were here for two nights only (due to only one week of holidays, otherwise we would have def stayed longer!) we felt at home from the very beginning! Shibu and Manu are awesome! They happily take any time just to chat with you. As we were here during off-season and the only guests we were kindly allowed to use the kitchen and their professional advice! ;) We were truly lucky to find this clean, noble hotel for a fantastic price! Thank you Shibu & Manu for our wonderful time!
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Date of stay: October 2015Trip type: Travelled
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PRICE RANGE
$11 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
18
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Frequently Asked Questions about Akshay Beach Resort
Which popular attractions are close to Akshay Beach Resort?
Nearby attractions include Varkala Beach (0.3 km), Janardhana Swami Temple (0.3 km), and Asparagus (0.02 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Akshay Beach Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a spa.
What food & drink options are available at Akshay Beach Resort?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Akshay Beach Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Akshay Beach Resort?
Conveniently located restaurants include Varkala Marine Palace Restaurant, Sea Sun Cafe, and Theeram.
Does Akshay Beach Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Akshay Beach Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Akshay Beach Resort located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Varkala Town.
Are there any historical sites close to Akshay Beach Resort?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (2.7 km).