If you need stay in India, Kerala, I sincerely advice You Shiva Garden in Varkala (http://www.varkalahomestay.com/home.html).
I was living there this year from September to the middle of November and had a very cozy room with private facilities only for 400 INR per night.
Really pleasant, loving atmosphere, nice rooms in 3 minutes walking to the beach and cliff with majority of souvenir shops, free good speed Wi-Fi and hospitable services .
Nearby the resort are also famous sea sights - 2000 year old Janardhana Swamy Temple, Kappil Beach and Angengo Fort.
And rickshaw driver can also take you to the center of Varkalain 15 minutes.
Sonia and Jayan, hosts of the Shiva Garden, are really sympathetic, understanding and friendly pair. Sonia is also amazing dancer, singer, qualified Hatha yoga teacher who provides unique creative yoga lessons with magical relaxation. As well she is a wise life coacher and astrologer, healer, Reiki Master, massage therapist and teacher.
So, if you are looking for inner changes, true Self, would like to receive massage or even study massage therapy or Reiki, Shiva Garden is ideal place to start new life in very natural way. If not, it's also wonderful resort to relax and meet a new friends, play volleyball and read books in the beautiful garden with majority of Ayurvedic plants and trees:)
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- SHIVA GARDEN is one among the most reputed home stays in Varkala. Perched near a majestic red cliff overlooking the Arabian Sea, this charming home stay offers many warm hospitable services as well as a fantastic garden view. Here we have a magnificent garden growing many famous Ayurvedic plants and trees, surrounding the resort. Guests are only minutes away from the famous 2000 years old Janardhana Swamy Temple, Kappil beach and Angengo Fort built by the British East India company in the 17th century. Shiva Garden is the perfect base for leisure and you may never forget this in your life. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Shiva Garden Hotel Varkala
- Shiva Garden Varkala, Kerala