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Manthara Cliff, Odayam Beach, Varkala Town, Varkala 695311 India
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#29 of 171 in Varkala Town
Bay Cliff Cottages have 2 beautiful, aesthetic Kerala style luxury cottages surrounded by coconut palms. Each cottage has a Veranda, spacious bedroom, nice clean & dry modern bathroom & a kitchen. At Bay Cliff Cottages we help our guest rejuvenate themselves by enjoying the nature. Pure air, clean beach & ideal surrounding for Yoga. Our guests will be served authentic Kerala cuisine. Especially sea food caught right in front of them from the sea and served freshly. Bay Cliff Cottages is located in Manthra Cliff overlooking the Arabian sea. Bay Cliff has has her own share of the nice & clean Odayam Beach. The neighborhood is calm & quite. The town is located 5 kms from resort. Varkala town has plenty super markets, retails shops & restaurants. There is public transportation nearby the resort. There are buses with good frequency travelling between Varkala and Odayam. Auto-rickshaw is available in plenty. The USP of the property is geographical location of the property itself. The property is one of the largest in Varkala. It is spread in 5 Acres of Coconut Palm land. The cottages have nice sea view. It is green lush. Nice cool breeze through out the day & night. A small beach down the cliff to add to the beauty. Away from the crowded main cliff. Suitable for performing Yoga. Authentic Indian style breakfast will be served complementary. Sweet & fresh Tender Coconut will be served as welcome drink. Free pickup & drop from the Varkala Railway Station. Cab service, Forex and all the other kinds travel & tour services will be provided.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Breakfast in the room
Canoeing offsite
Car hire
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Seating area
Bottled water
Clothes rack
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi
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Addison wrote a review Jan 2021
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We stayed here to celebrate the New years with the sea and nature and we had an absolutely lovely time. We love the beautiful cottage and the peace and quiet. Jasar has always been an excellent host and looks after us like family. We feel safe and absolutely at home here. The staff, the manager and the caretaker go out of their way to give us the best. We love their simple delicious homemade food. The beach is right there and we love to go for long walks and swim everyday. There are many good restaurants nearby to try out as well. The view from the cliff is amazing. We would definitely be going back again.
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled
lauraj_mcr wrote a review Dec 2019
mancheter56 contributions15 helpful votes
We stayed for 4 nights at Bay Cliff Cottages. There are tow cottages, and we were the only guests at this time. The owner and people who work there are very friendly and welcoming. The cottage is lovely and clean with all amenities required. Nice comfy bed, ceiling fan, AC, kitchen, tables, sun longer outside and great bathroom with shower. The owner arranged a taxi for us from Kochi to Bay Cliff Cottages. When we arrived it was late at night and as we hadn't eaten they arranged for take out food to be brought to us. You can have what you want made for you for breakfast. Kerala dosa's were so nice! They bring it to your cottage at your requested time. We also ate our evening meal there, which they cooked for us, on two nights. The cottages are about a 30min walk along the cliff road to the centre where the restaurants are on the north cliff. You can also walk there on the road which was a nice walk in the daytime. We walked back along the cliff at the night, but just made sure we had a torch! The cottages are set in a nice coconut plantation, which is great for wildlife spotting. They also arranged a tai to take us to Trivandrum airport last at night to catch our early morning flight. It is around 1hour 20 mins from the airport. Great stay, would recommend!
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Date of stay: November 2019
tequilathief wrote a review Apr 2019
UK32 contributions9 helpful votes
We had a fabulous 8 days staying in Jasar's villa. It was roasting hot and the air con worked perfectly. There is a lovely verandah, kitchen area and it is very spacious and clean. It is located a good 40 min walk from the town but a gorgeous walk across the cliff top to get there is you wish or arange a tuk tuk. The service though is the most exceptional part. Jamil is the manager and every request was met with a 'no problem'. He arranged two fabulous dinners, whatever we asked for was provided, massages, tuk tuks, laundry, cookery, tailoring, money changing. Everything was done with a smile and was reasonable. His groundsman was delightful, little english but so keen to please. We had such a special time here and would not hesitate to recommend to anyone who would like to experience true Keralan hospitality. Thanks so much, Naomi and Sally
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Date of stay: April 2019
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Trip type: Travelled
Iris S wrote a review May 2018
7 contributions1 helpful vote
We had the large cottage on the premises and enjoyed it a great deal ! The caretaker was mostly around to bring us tasty spicy or non spicy south-indian breakfast , help arrange rickshaws , clean the room daily and work on the surrounding land. We met with the owner , Jasar Hakeem , a couple of times ; he is a warm , helpful man . His grandparents owned the coconut-farm , after years of no interest from siblings he took over a couple of years ago and started renting out cottages. You can feel he grew up here . When we were there some coconuts were harvested by guys climbing the tall trees . We saw weasels , squirrels , lots of birds and the nearby temple provides you of the occasional drumming and songs , loved it .
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Date of stay: May 2018
Trip type: Travelled
Simon P wrote a review Feb 2018
Ower, United Kingdom3 contributions5 helpful votes
We have just spent 7 days at bay cliffs cottages we stayed in the royal cottages which had a huge bedroom and bathroom it is set back overlooking the cliffs about a 5 minute walk to two small beaches the main beach is a 10 minute tuk tuk ride away and very beautiful the owner of the cottages is avery kind man who speaks excellent English I would highly recommend this accommodation for people looking for a quiet spot but within easy access of great beaches and restaurants
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Travelled
Bay Cliff Resort
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bay Cliff Cottages
Which popular attractions are close to Bay Cliff Cottages?
Nearby attractions include Varkala Cliff (2.4 km), Varkala Beach (3.0 km), and Janardhana Swami Temple (3.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bay Cliff Cottages?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
Which room amenities are available at Bay Cliff Cottages?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Bay Cliff Cottages?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Bay Cliff Cottages?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bay Cliff Cottages?
Conveniently located restaurants include InDa Cafe, Darjeeling Cafe, and Clafouti.
Does Bay Cliff Cottages have airport transportation?
Yes, Bay Cliff Cottages offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bay Cliff Cottages?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bay Cliff Cottages?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Bay Cliff Cottages?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Sivagiri (4.9 km).