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The Bohemian Masala, Varkala

Thiruvambadi Road near Black Beach Kurakkanni, Varkala Town, Varkala 695141 India
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#14 of 67 hotels in Varkala Town
It's another world, the Varkala beach resort. Built around the eco-concept, it borrows its architecture from the natural science of the tribals. The handmade cottages made with mud, clay and flowers ensure maximum natural energy air flow, translate that into cool even during summer. In the midst of a thick green cover, and a 5-minute walk from the cliffs and the beach, The Bohemian Masala stands apart from the other beach resorts in Varkala. The resort promising all the sensual pursuits of a traveller, such as traditional temples, beaches, an eclectic food scene, as well as Ayurvedic massages, is ideal for a peaceful, tranquil vacation. Lounge around in the hammocks in peace and quiet, sample the traditional Kerala fare, walk around its herb and spice garden, or just sit around and meet interesting travellers from across the world. Those times, when you do feel like a walk, step out and hit the beach, indulge in water sports, or try your skills at surfing.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Yoga classes
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Airport transportation
Conference facilities
Adult pool
Breakfast available
Car hire
Taxi service
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Seating area
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Hindi, Tamil


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Grade: 80 out of 100
14Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
2Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Arun Kumar wrote a review Aug 2019
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Absolutely loved this weekend getaway. The serene and calam atmospheres is perfect if you are looking for a place to be away from daily hustle of life .Hospitality by courteous staffs here is much appreciated. Enjoyed the pool as well, and walking distance to the north cliff and main beach. Interestingly the cottages the way they built up which definitely gives eco friendly feelings.
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Date of stay: August 2019
Response from 553366, Owner at The Bohemian Masala, Varkala
Responded 6 Aug 2019
Dear Arun, Thank you for your wonderful review! Look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards.
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Rebecca pasgon wrote a review Mar 2019
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Had a lovely holiday here. The place is super beautiful.. the cottages have this tribal feel to it with warli art all around. The amount of greenary on the property makes you feel as if your in the midst of nature. We had a peacock who visited our property as well:) The location is also perfect.. just around 50 meters from the cliff/restaurants and shops. The manager and staff were very friendly and helpful and took care of whatever we needed. Food is also a must try !! Over all, would definitely recommend this place to people looking out for a nice, quiet and relaxing stay .
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Date of stay: March 2019
Response from 553366, Owner at The Bohemian Masala, Varkala
Responded 22 Mar 2019
Dear Rebecca, Thank you for your wonderful review! We look forward to your next visit. Warm Regards
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destinorienteviajes wrote a review Mar 2019
Montevideo, Uruguay67 contributions11 helpful votes
In February 2019 we had arrive with a group of 10 to Bohemian Masala. The property is good as always and the plus of the swimming pool is very valuable. Breakfast was so good, location excellent, garden gives freshness and pacefullness and the rooms are unique and with all the comfort. Dilip in reception made an excellent work with reservation and all the supervision and Aku helped all the group in the staff things. Clean, stylish and with Carisma. We will definitely come back hopefully soon Thanks
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Date of stay: February 2019
Response from 553366, Owner at The Bohemian Masala, Varkala
Responded 2 Mar 2019
Dear Martin, Thank you for your wonderful review. It was our pleasure to have you stay with us. Look forward to welcoming you back. Warm regards.
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MattGodwin wrote a review Feb 2019
Mumbai, India15 contributions3 helpful votes
Went back to Varkala beach to checkout the surfing scene there, and stayed a second time here. Place is just as great as last time. There was a freshly built pool at the resort which is pretty cool. Good to see they are keeping the place up, it is one of the best places to stay near Varkala beach. Staff was responsive and very courteous. No changes to the menu, pretty basic. I would prefer eating at one of the many outlets at the cliff overlooking the ocean. Way better setting! Although they would probably arrange local cuisine if requested. Highly recommend.
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Date of stay: January 2019
Response from 553366, Owner at The Bohemian Masala, Varkala
Responded 16 Feb 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Look forward to welcoming you back at the resort. The food options at the resort are customisable to individual need. Regards
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Sightseer15412591622 wrote a review Feb 2019
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An amazing place to relax. Great ambience n tribal cottages aids to the beauty of the place. Also great hospitality of the staffs. So near to the cliff. A must visit spot n I 100 percent recommend this resort.
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Date of stay: February 2019
Response from 553366, Owner at The Bohemian Masala, Varkala
Responded 9 Feb 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Hope you will visit us again and recommend us to friends and family. Regards
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US$ 48 - US$ 50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
IndiaKeralaThiruvananthapuram DistrictVarkalaVarkala Town
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