Tucked away from the stresses and strains of the city, the Akhil Beach Resort at Varkala offers traditional hospitality and service, mixing pleasure and tranquillity. The placid waters lap at the nearby beach with the cliffs offering a dramatic backdrop. The Discovery Channel rated it very highly – "one of the top 10 seasonal beaches of the world". The Akhil Beach Resort is 54 kilometres from the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram.
Whether you are looking for relaxation, a sun bath, yoga, meditation or an Ayurveda spa, we will provide it all for you here. This 2-star resort, established in 1997, has 17 deluxe A/C cottages / villas offering views of the pool and the garden. In addition there are 8 deluxe non-A/C and 8 deluxe A/C rooms. Just name it, you will get what you want: multi-cuisine restaurant, beer and wine parlour, Ayurveda clinic, Yoga Shala, travel desk, house-boat cruises, doctor-on-call, STD-ISD-FAX and Wi-Fi internet connection. Car-parking and money exchange are available and credit cards are accepted. all are available. And the beach is just two minutes' walk away.
Kerala, known as God's Own Country, is one of the most beautiful places in India. Blessed with greenery, a network of 44 rivers and backwaters, rice fields, spice plantations and friendly people, it is the most popular tourist destination in India. It is a Hindu belief that a dip in the Papanasam Beach of Varkala can wash away your sins. You can be certain that it will wash away the stresses and strains of a busy life. A bath in the bubbling waters of the natural springs brings relief to a multitude of ailments. These waters also rejuvenate and revitalise tired, ageing bodies providing a respite from the ageing process. This is a gift of nature - enjoy a refreshing shower as the magic waters cascade from the springs. On the edge of the cliff is the path: resorts and eating places dot the waterfront, catering to different tastes with exotic seafood, cuisines from around the world and special Malayali preparations. You will feel the soothing effects of this serene environment as you discover God's Own Country.