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Temple Rd W South Cliff, Varkala South Cliff, Varkala Town, Varkala 695141 India
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#4 of 126 B&Bs / Inns in Varkala Town
Bijou guesthouse in serene South Cliff area of Varkala overlooking the Arabian Sea. Just four individual rooms full of character, fragrant garden, lily pond & roof terrace. Ayurvedic massage and treatments nearby.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Full body massage
Rooftop terrace
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Taxi service
Head massage
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Sun loungers / beach chairs
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Dining area
Private balcony
Extra long beds
Walk-in shower
Complimentary toiletries
Room service
Seating area
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Residential Neighbourhood
Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Urdu


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Grade: 81 out of 100
16Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
3Attractionswithin 0.5 km
334Reviews2Q+A57Room tips
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MrandMrsSmiff wrote a review Mar 2020
Swindon, United Kingdom4 contributions2 helpful votes
Ajay and staff made us feel like family immediately. Communications from the outset were spot on, transport organised from airport was super efficient and as expected. Villa Jacaranda is a very attractive property, we stayed in room 4 with the roof terrace and found the spacious room comfortable and perfect for our stay. Decent air con and generous bathroom. Breakfast on the terrace was served perfectly, was delicious and more than we could manage. The beach is a short walk and North Cliff can easily be reached on foot or by tuk tuk, which are parked pretty much outside the villa, so getting back of an evening is easy. Although our stay coincided with recent global issues, we found the villa a perfect haven and intend to return once the current crisis has improved.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Response from varkalaboutiquehotel, Owner at Villa Jacaranda
Responded 23 Mar 2020
Thank you, dear guests, this makes for such uplifting reading at a time when the villa is unusually silent, incredibly empty. We are delighted we could provide you with a place you enjoyed spending time in. And after your afternoon spent at the beach, a place you looked forward to returning to. We are happy to welcome you back whenever you like. Stay well!
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ExeterHilary wrote a review Mar 2020
Exeter63 contributions45 helpful votes
We really loved this place. A warm welcome from all the staff, the dog and of course Ajay. We had a spacious room on the ground floor and our terrace led out to the beautiful garden. Each morning we were met with birdsong, sunshine and a fabulous breakfast exquisitely served. The location is very good. Away from the more tourist part of the shore yet within easy reach of a lovely beach and great seafood restaurants. We walked into Varkela town which is worth a visit and is far removed from the more touristy coast. Near to the villa there are a number of shops including 'Asparagus' which will make up clothes from locally woven materials. Ajay shared his local knowledge and made our stay very special.He organised taxis for us from the airport and again onto our next stop.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: we had a ground floor room leading into the garden. It was great.
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Steve J wrote a review Mar 2020
Exeter, United Kingdom35 contributions32 helpful votes
We arrived at Jacaranda at 4.30am after a flight from Abu Dhabi. We were greeted by a member of staff and quickly fell asleep in a lovely bed. Thus the start of our 3 week trip in Kerala. Ajay was a great host and knows the area and the people and everyone one of his recommendations were excellent and suited us down to the ground. The villa sits in a relatively but lovingly kept garden including a small pond with two ducks. The recent addition to the family was Romy, a young puppy who kept us entertained. The villa is well placed for all the attractions of South Beach which is quieter and than the North Cliff area.On Ajay's recommendations we ate most of our meals at Theeram Beach cafe and these meals were amongst the very best we had on our trip. A bonus was that they served alcohol and good cocktails! Breakfasts were brought to our outside area by our room each morning and were just what we wanted. Opposite the villa was a tuk tuk stand and also "Soul and Surf" which was a fantastic place for coffee and food whilst relaxing on sofas under the trees whilst eyeballing hang gliders and birds of prey. Recommend Jacaranda without hesitation
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Lawbow11 wrote a review Mar 2020
Broadstairs, United Kingdom36 contributions11 helpful votes
We loved our 4 night stay with Ajay and his team in this gorgeous peaceful villa in a quiet location on south cliff. We stayed in Room 4 - the room itself spacious and beautiful and the terrace gorgeous. We loved the attention to detail Ajay has put into everything. We loved the breakfast - not just the food but the lovely crockery and linen and the precision and care with which it is brought to you and laid out. Ajays team are quietly friendly and efficient and Ajay himself a great host. He has put a lot of thought into creating this lovely villa. One of our favourite places in our 4 week trip - thank you Ajay
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Date of stay: February 2020
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ChristinaandMark wrote a review Feb 2020
London27 contributions52 helpful votes
Stayed for four nights at Ajay's villa (room 2). Lovely room with some beautiful pieces of old furnishings blended in with more stylish modern pieces. Some really nice touches; from fresh flowers in the room to the hand delivered jasmine chain on a banana leaf each evening that filled the room with the most delightful aroma. Breakfasts on the huge balcony overlooking the lush garden was just magical. Loved the pond with his two ducks and his very easily excitable little puppy. The staff and Ajay were like one big family, super helpful and friendly. Oh, and a big mention about the breakfasts; exquisite, as was the home made bread and their very own pineapple jam...delicious!!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$72 - US$153 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about Villa Jacaranda
Which popular attractions are close to Villa Jacaranda?
Nearby attractions include Janardhana Swami Temple (0.2 km), Asparagus (0.2 km), and Papasnanam Beach/Varkala Beach (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Villa Jacaranda?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and airport transportation.
Which room amenities are available at Villa Jacaranda?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a refrigerator, and a dining area.
What food & drink options are available at Villa Jacaranda?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and free instant coffee during their stay.
Is parking available at Villa Jacaranda?
Yes, free public parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Villa Jacaranda?
Conveniently located restaurants include Sea Sun Cafe, Theeram, and Varkala Marine Palace Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Villa Jacaranda?
Yes, guests have access to yoga classes during their stay.
Does Villa Jacaranda have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Villa Jacaranda offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Villa Jacaranda located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Varkala Town.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Villa Jacaranda?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Hindi, and Urdu.
Are there any historical sites close to Villa Jacaranda?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (2.8 km).