Papanasam Beach, Varkala

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Papanasam Beach, Varkala - Address

Address: Varkala, Kerala 695141

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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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  • Beautiful beach. It is believed that if you take a dip in these waters your sins will be washed away. There is a temple here, built in quite an unusual style. People pay respects to there ancestors here. It’s not all religion though. All this is just in a short stretch. Most of it is empty. Surf, play in the water... fish. Lots of birds too, all busy swooping down to catching fish. Can watch them for hours.

  • Good place for relaxing at evening. Not polluted. Amazing view of Sunset. Papanasam is a Holy place of Hindus. At morning very much crowded with peoples and priests performing rituals. Adequate parking lot is also there.

  • Very small land area. Reasonable crowd. You can spend an hour. Papanasam beach and Varkala beach are just nearby. You an walk in the bank side. The issue is people are giving rituals of ancestors here which makes the area not for tourist. You have to go 300 meters to have real beach effect.

  • Good palace for thidhi. And a cliff there will be awesome which attracts more foreigners... It's just one Street which will look like mini Goa.

  • This each is very popular among all sorts of travellers. You can find some of the priests seating besides for performing rituals and all. There is also a basketball net where group can play. I personally liked the coffee they served at Papanasam beach. It was ultimate!

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