Papanasam Beach, Varkala

Papanasam Beach, Varkala - Address

Address: Varkala, Kerala 695141

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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About Papanasam Beach, Varkala

Another popular beach in Varkala, the Papanasam beach is also a famous beach in which Hindu death rituals are performed. This one’s beauty enhances when the sun sets and there is cool breeze. You can also spot many food stalls selling different delicacies. Overall, a perfect place to enjoy some quality time with your family and friends. Cool breeze during sunset and the roaring sound of the sea are major reasons, why Papanasam Beach is on the top of the list of everyone who visits Varkala.

Papanasam Beach Information

  • Keep the surroundings clean.
  • Dress modestly.
  • Respect the Hindu rituals which are performed here.

Papanasam Beach Opening and Closing Hours

  • Anytime before it’s too dark is advisable to visit.

How To reach Papanasam Beach by Public Transport

  • Buses from Temple Junction Bus Stop

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Papanasam Beach, Varkala Reviews

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  • One of the best open beaches with tranquilizing beauty of nature. Recently it is attracting more tourists from different parts of country. Historical importance also there, regarding its name. Supposed to clean and wash off all sins if you take bath here. Also during particular seasons, many poojas for ancestors, relatives and others are done here. Usually normal waves are present but better avoid other beach activities.

  • Excellent beach. One of the most preferred tourist destination by many including foreigners. Cliff view from here is like no other. Has a lot of shops selling variety of items that are not easily found anywhere else. All kinds of food including fresh large fishes are available from shops here. Beach is famous for Bali Tharpanam ritual to propitiate departed souls.

  • Serene beaches for tourists. For people who come to pay respects to departed souls, there's no place / nobody who's keen on doing the things dutifully! They are more interested in serving/ completing as many people as possible so that they can earn the most.

  • Great beach. It is clean and not crowded. Parking might be a problem. You will get a nice view of cliff. Rest room over here is not clean. Also there is no facility to bath.

  • Varkala beach is a beautiful place! It is a paradise heaven with the nicest people I have ever met! The water is warm, clean and so inviting, the beaches are kept very clean and have many accommodations of comfort for the visitor! I have come here many times! Very quiet and peaceful setting! A place to rejuvenate! The people are very helpful and care about you having a wonderful experience!! So don't miss this gorgeous coast and all the accommodations but mostly the amazing people that are there in varkala!

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