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Varkala Travel Guide

Varkala is a quiet beach resort on the outskirts of Thiruvanthapuram. It has beautiful unspoilt beaches that are its USP, making it a preferred destination for those wanting to avoid the crowds at Kovalam. There are many attractions here apart from its gorgeous beaches. This temple town has a 2000 year old Vishnu Temple and the famous ashram- Sivagiri Mutt, which draws thousands of devotees each year making it a popular pilgrim destination.

This serene beach resort is rich in mineral springs and that makes Varkala is a great destination to unwind and rejuvenate your senses at one of the many health resorts and Ayurvedic massage centres.

The locals in Varkala believe that a dip in the holy waters of the 'Papanasam Beach' will purge you of all sins and impurities. Take a dip to believe it!

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