20 Best Beach Resorts in Varkala - 2020 (1500+ Reviews & Photos)

The most exquisite beach resorts in Varkala include names like Blue Water Beach Resort, Palm Tree Nature Bungalow, Sanctum Spring Beach Resort, Samsara Harmony Beach Resort, Hindustan Beach Retreat, and many others. A beach town in the state of Kerala, it is the only place in the state where one can find cliffs and hills right next to the beach, making for a picture perfect vacation,  or even a short getaway.

And to make your time here absolutely flawless, these beach resorts are at your services with some really great facilities and greater tariffs. Varkala Beach Resorts are best known to fulfil the dream trips of many with their exotic and tropical setting right by the sea.

You can sip on coconut water while soaking the sun on the patio furniture. Or you can get an ayurvedic massage out in the open so you can relax and take in the full view of the sea. All assured, these resorts are going to be your favourite go-to retreats whenever you need one. Take a look at these resorts in Varkala and choose the most suitable one for your beach vacation.

Here are some of the best beach resorts in Varkala: 

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Clafouti Beach Resort

Clafouti Beach Resort
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A mix in the middle of modern and traditional cultures, the Clafouti is a great choice when it comes to the Varkala beach resorts. Providing a panoramic view of the famous Varkala Beach, the resort has accommodation options like traditional wooden cottages and tile thatched cool bedrooms.

There is a gourmet restaurant in-house that serves international cuisine, where you can dine in the peace of views of coconut groves and the lapping waves of the sea. The cottages themselves are furnished tastefully in the traditional Kerala Decor.

Location: North Cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: Travel Desk, Beachfront Restaurant, Ayurvedic Spa, Yoga Center, 24 Hrs Security, Money Exchange, STD, ISD, WiFi Connection, Bike, Scooter and Car on hire, Laundry, Library

Price: Starts from INR 1700.


Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort

Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort
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At just 200 metres from the Papanasam beach at Varkala, Deshadan Cliff & Beach Resort is a breath of fresh air for all those who come here to unwind. With the promise of providing the best of everything that a guest may need; cuisine, amenities, and comforts.

The resort has a smaller number of rooms, which not only guarantee you personalized services but also grant you super spacious areas with complete privacy. A few of this room also open right up to the amazing pool on the property, adding great value for your buck.

Location: Kurakkanni Cliff, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: Air conditioned, pool, personalized service, restaurant

Price: Starts from INR 1900.


Hindustan Beach Retreat Beach Resort

Hindustan Beach Retreat Beach Resort
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A venture into the hospitality scene by a large textile conglomerate of India, the Hindustan Beach Retreat is a great choice in Beach Resorts in Varkala.

Meeting the international standards of resorts, the resort is particularly known for its cosy and comfortable rooms, 24 hours of service for the guests, and a magnificent view of the sandy beach. The place is also a centre for Ayurveda based treatments and spa facilities in Kerala.

Location: Papanasam Beach, Janardhanapuram P.O., Varkala Thiruvananthapuram 695141, Kerala, India

Activities & Amenities: Wi-Fi Internet, Continental Breakfast, Electronic Safe locker, Television / Cable, Tea/Coffee makers, Free Parking, Services for Physically Disabled, Turtle - The Souvenir Shop, Travel Desk

Price: Starts from INR 5250.


Samsara Harmony Beach Resort

Samsara Harmony Beach Resort
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Just 500 m from the beauty of the serene Varkala Beach, the Samsara Harmony Beach Resort welcomes guests from all around the world. One of the best Varkala Beach Resorts, the place is laden with a number of features that will just take your heart away.

This includes a garden and a shared kitchen, clean and simple accommodation spaces, free wifi and much more. The resort tastefully captures the brilliance of the blue seas, and completely reflects the warmth of culture of the south coast of Kerala.

Location: Near Manthara Temple, Varkala, Kerala, Odayam Beach - Manthara Road, Varkala, Kerala 695311

Activities & Amenities: 24-hour room service, in-house Restaurant, Travel Desk, Free Wifi, Ayurveda, and swimming pool.

Price: Starts from INR 4000.


Beach and Lake Ayurvedic Beach Resort

Beach and Lake Ayurvedic Beach Resort

Located a convenient distance of 8 km from the Trivandrum International Airport, yet a world away from all the crowd, the Beach and Lake Ayurvedic Resort is perched between the Arabian Sea and the Karamana River.

Practically, the resort is on an island but the attention to small details has made it look like a grand space based on the concept of pure healing. The subtly hidden away resort has easy and quick access to everything like shopping, sightseeing and anything else you desire. Not just that, there is also a nearby lake where you can watch canoes and fishermen.

Location: Pozhikkara Beach, Pachalloor, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695027

Activities & Amenities: Free Parking, Free High-Speed Internet (WiFi), Pool, Room Service, Restaurant, Airport Transportation, Concierge, Dry Cleaning, Laundry Service, Outdoor pool

Price: Starts From INR 3400.


Sanctum Spring Beach Resort

Sanctum Spring Beach Resort

Located on the famous Papanasham beach, the Sanctum Spring Beach Resort embodies the very of the sacred mineral springs of Varkala. Just a couple of minutes away from the beauty of the sea, the rooms of the resort are air-conditioned and open up to a breathtaking view of the beach.

There is also a spa on the property, a 24-hour open internet cafe, and a restaurant. Planned to let as much of natural light as possible, the resort also has an eco-tourism approach, making it a great choice when it comes to beach resorts in Varkala.

Location: Helipad, North Cliff, Varkala, 695141 Varkala, India

Activities & Amenities: Swimming pool, Outdoor pool, Beachfront, Free WiFi, Airport shuttle, Free parking, Currency exchange, Children's playground, Ayurvedic body treatments

Price: Starts from INR 3700.


Palm Tree Bungalow Resort

Palm Tree Bungalow Resort

The search for your best fit in Varkala beach resorts ends here at the Palm Tree Bungalow. For a relaxed and peaceful time away from the busy life, the palm tree bungalow is located quite near to the Arabian Sea, so much so that you can almost hear the lapping waves.

You will find the resort near the Odayam beach, a rather well-known hotspot for tourists wanting to witness the lifestyle of a fishermen’s community. You can find amazing accommodation options like bamboo knitted cottages and luxurious cottages, with a breathtaking garden and frequent sightings birds and animals, giving it a rather unmatched natural feel.

Location: Odayam Beach, Varkala, India 695141

Activities & Amenities: Spa, Massage, Restaurant, Free Wifi, Free Private Parking, Room Service, Laundry Service, Currency Exchange, Meeting/banquet facilities, 24-hour room service, VIP Room Facilities.

Price: Starts from INR 6200.


Bluewater Beach Resort

Bluewater Beach Resort

Known to be one of the best beach resorts in Varkala, the Bluewater beach resort is located some 42 km away from the capital Thiruvananthapuram. This distance also gives the resort the charm of being away from bustling busy beaches of the city.

A rather quiet escape from the city life, the resort is known for being surrounded by lush green coconut palm trees on one side, and the blue waters on the other. And to make it even better, the resort is located on the top of one of the hills of Varkala, making the view even more breathtaking and panoramic.

Location: Odayam, Near Parambil Temple, Odayam Beach Road, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: Multi-cuisine Restaurant, Money Exchange, Business Center, (STD/ISD, Internet Cafe, Fax), Doctor on Call, Taxi service, Room Service, Laundry Service, and Travel Desk.

Price: Starts from INR 2000.


Akhil Beach Resort

Akhil Beach Resort
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With recommendations from media giants like The Discovery Channel, the Akhil Beach Resort is a well known name in the city. Located about 54 km from the main city of Trivandrum, this is definitely one of the best and most beautiful beach resorts in Varkala.

With facilities like sun bath, yoga, meditation, and an Ayurveda spa, the resort has a feel of relaxation enveloped all around it. This is what attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world. The best part is that the beach from the resort is just 2 minutes away, so there is convenience also.

Location: North Cliff, Varkala, Trivandrum, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: Multi-cuisine restaurant, beer and wine parlour, Ayurveda clinic, Yoga Shala, travel desk, house-boat cruises, STD-ISD-FAX, Wi-Fi internet connection, Car-parking and money exchange

Price: Starts from INR 1900.


Black Beach Resort

Black Beach Resort
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A resort with the vibe of a homestay on the beach front, the Black Beach Resort is one of the most popular ones in the region.

Deriving its name from the beach that it is located at, the Black Beach Resort provides guests with a multitude of services like sea facing rooms, luxury cottages, air conditioning, and a centre for Ayurveda and similar practices prevalent in the Kerala Culture. The best part is that you will find their help desk open 24 hours and on all seven days of the week.

Location: Thiruvambadi Rd, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: STD, ISD Telephone, 24 hr Security Service, Money Exchange, Bike, Scooter and Car on hire, Laundry, WI-FI Connection, Sightseeing Trips, Room Service, Sea Shore Conference Area, Activity Center, Parking Facility, Private Beach, Indoor Games, 24 hr Hot Water

Price: Starts From INR 1800.


Puthooram Ayurvedic Beach Resort

Puthooram Ayurvedic Beach Resort

Another great resort on the famous North Cliff, the Puthooram Ayurvedic Beach Resort is home to 10 beautiful cottages. Built around an Ayurvedic Center, the resort has something for everyone, including a multi-cuisine restaurant that serves delicacies from around the world.

At a 5 minute walk from the resort is the famous beach of the city, that pitches this property to be one of the best beach resorts in Varkala. Here you can have different body massages and core ayurvedic treatments for different disabilities and diseases.

North end cliff, Thiruvambadi Rd, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities:
Restaurant, Ayurveda Center, Air Conditioned and Non-Air Conditioned Rooms

Starts from INR 1000.


The Eco Beach Resort

The Eco Beach Resort

Just about 200 m from the Aaliyirakkm Beach, the Oceano Eco or the Eco is one of the most beautiful Varkala Beach Resorts, owing to its placement, planning, and surroundings.

With a large pool that faces the Arabian Sea, the Eco is not only easily accessible by the guests but is also one that provides easy access to a number of tourist attractions in the region, like the Varkala Beach and the Kapil Beach.

Also nearby are the Bus Station, the railway station, and the international airport. Taking care of everyone who arrives here, the resort even has special facilities for the disabled as well.

Location: Perumkulam, Oceano Cliff Road, 695141 Varkala, India

Activities & Amenities: Swimming pool, Beachfront, Free WiFi, Free parking, Non-smoking rooms, in-house restaurant, Special facilities for disabled guests, luggage storage, currency exchange, and laundry.

Price: Starts from INR 4000.


Rajapark Beach Resort

Rajapark Beach Resort

Located on the top of one of the many cliffs of Varkala, the Rajapark Beach Resort is the perfect getaway you have been looking forward to. The eclectic mix of calm and quiet with the lavish nature of the amenities is what awaits you as you arrive at this amazing resort.

You can climb down the cliff to arrive at the beautiful beach and the clear blue waters of the Arabian Sea. You can choose to stay in the Deluxe Cottages, Deluxe Pool View Rooms, or the Deluxe Vintage Villa, all of which come with proper air conditioning and mind-blowing spacious living areas.

Location: Papanasham North Cliff Opp Akhil Beach Resort, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: Multi-cuisine Restaurant, Ayurvedic Clinic, Yoga Center, Travel Desk, 24 Hrs Security, Money Exchange, STD, ISD, WiFi Connection, Bike, Scooter and Car on hire, Laundry, Library.

Price: Starts from INR 1800.


Palan Beach Resort

Palan Beach Resort
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A clifftop resort in Varkala, the Palan Beach resort is a great place to enjoy the sunrises and sunsets from the balconies of their rooms. With the charm of the beachfront spreading in front of you, the resort takes care of the fact that their guests come here to unwind in the religious vibes and leisurely evenings of the city of Varkala.

This thought is what is embodied in Palan Beach Resort’s services and comforts. Apart from this, the facilities available at the resort are also a part of the greater charm of this property, that shows well in all of their testimonials.

North cliff, Varkala Beach, Varkala P. O. Kerala, South India - 695141, North cliff, Varkala Helipad Road, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities:
Air conditioning, Ocean View Balconies, Wifi, Travel assistance, Car hire, Laundry, Doctor-on-call, Currency exchange, Kettle, tea, coffee confectionaries, Bathroom amenities

Starts from INR 3300.


Divine Bliss Beach Resort

Divine Bliss Beach Resort

Best known for their services in the area, the Divine Bliss Beach Resort in Varkala is considered unique when it comes to providing a comfortable stay at an economic package.

Apart from the obvious comfort of the rooms, the design, architecture, and decor of the place are well planned to provide more comfort, while services like Ayurvedic practices in the resort are aimed to provide the best of healing and culture that the temple town of Varkala is best known for. The restaurant at the property also is another great reason to come and explore this region.

Location: Thiruvambadi Rd, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: Pest control, Disinfectants, Daily linen and laundry services, Bed Coffee/Tea, 24 hours hot water, Daily room cleaning, 24-hour attendants, Telephone - Local, STD, ISD, Safe Locker, Restaurant Room service, Ayurveda treatments, Laundry Service, Wifi, Car Parking

Price: Starts from INR 1000.


The Oceano Beach Resort

The Oceano Beach Resort
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One of the oldest resorts in the region, the Oceano is well known for providing guest-centric services, owing to their belief of uniqueness in individuals.

Having been in the business for about 16 years, the Oceano resort is a well-known name in the area and is always focussed on providing a guest-centric service.

This is what shows in the wide variety of accommodation spaces available on the property, as well as in the team of professionals who not only take care of the place but also of the guests.

Location: Perumkulam, Varkala, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: 24-hour front desk, Open Air Restaurant, beachfront, travel helpdesk, pick up and drop services, Library, WiFi, corporate facilities.

Price: Starts from INR 2700.


Varkala Marine Palace Beach Resort

Just as the name suggests, the Varkala Marine Palace is a royal treat when it comes to beach resorts in Varkala. With a vision of providing the best in the fine living experience section, the Varkala Marine Palace stands in all its glory and presents itself as a resort based on a heritage style.

Embedded with the local culture at the very core, the travellers and guests choose to stay here for the earthly vibe and the homely feeling. The resort does not endorse itself as luxurious but is definitely the best experience of an authentic Kerala stay experience.

Location: Papanasam Beach, Janardhanapuram, Varkala, Kerala

Activities & Amenities: Beachfront, Free WiFi, Airport shuttle, Free parking, Restaurant, Room service, Bar, Fishing, Children's playground

Price: Starts from INR 2700.


Seawin Beach Resort

With spacious rooms that provide an ample amount of area for all your plans, the Seawind Beach Resort is located in what can be called the best area of Varkala. You get a designated sitting area in all the rooms, and a seafront view as well.

The simplistic yet well-appointed rooms have a private bathroom each, while there is a 24-hour front desk at the property as well. Apart from that, the roster of amazing facilities and services at the property make this place one of the best beach resorts in Varkala.

Location: Trivandrumbadi road black beach Varkala Black beach Varkala, 695141 Varkala, India

Activities & Amenities: Beachfront, Free WiFi, Airport shuttle, Free parking, Family rooms, Room service, ATM nearby

Price: Starts from INR 800.


Arabian Soul Beach Resort

Arabian Soul, as the name suggests, carries with it the essence of the Arabian Sea that it overlooks from its amazing position on the Helipad, North Cliff in Varkala.

One of the best beach resorts in Varkala, the Arabian Soul is especially known for the range of services that they provide, all of which ensures that the guests have a great trip. Highly recommended by a number of guests, the Arabian Soul Staff is always up and ready to help you with all your queries.

Location: No. 349, Kurakanni Village, Near Helipad, North Cliff, Varkala, Trivandrum, Kerala 695141

Activities & Amenities: Internet, Air Conditioning, Drinking Water, Sea View Rooms, Library, Airport transfers, Rooftop Hangout, Yoga, Surfboard for hire, Laundry Service, Security, Travel Advice, private chill out area.

Price: Starts from INR 1600.


Elise Beach Resort

With the ease of access to many of the major tourist spots in the city, the Elise Beach Resort is one of the finest places located in the quiet proximity of Varkala Beach. From here you can go to Varkala Cliff (1 km), Janardhanaswamy Temple (2.7 km), Sivagiri Mutt (5 km) Ponnumthuruthu Island (10 km), and Anjengo Fort (14 km).

Apart from the ease in the sightseeing, there is also the ease of language as you get a 24-hour front desk with proficiency in English and Spanish. The couples arriving here absolutely love this resort.

Location: North Cliff Varkala, 695141 Varkala, India

Activities & Amenities:  Free WiFi, Free parking, Room service, Fishing, Bicycle rental, Yoga classes

Price: Starts From INR 700.

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