Outdoor Activities in Varkala

Outdoor activities in Varkala are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Varkala comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Varkala and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Varkala has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Varkala.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Varkala:

  1. #1 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 856 itineraries
    Varkala Beach

    Tags: Outdoors, Beach, Food And Drinks, Restaurant

    Address: Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695141

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Pristine beach with sparkling blue water, that’s Varkala beach for you! One of the major tourist attractions in Varkala, Kerala, the Varkala beach is a spot you should head to if you want to spe...Read more

  2. #2 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 247 itineraries
    Vishnu Temple

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Varkala, Kerala 695141

    Timings: 04:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    If you’re religious enough and love to explore religions and mythologies, then Janardhana Swami Temple will surely suit your taste. Built way back in 12th century, this structure still stands ta...Read more

  3. #3 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 385 itineraries
    Kappil Beach And Lake

    Tags: Beach, Lake

    Address: Kappil Beach, Kerala

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    Located just 6 kilometres from the Varkala town, lies Kappil Beach and Lake. Both the lake and beach are scenic and also crowd’s favourites. The beach is the point where the Kappil lake meets th...Read more

  4. #4 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 396 itineraries
    Papanasam Beach

    Tags: Beach, Walking Area

    Address: Varkala, Kerala 695141

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    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. Yo...Read more

  5. #5 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 865 itineraries
    Sivagiri

    Tags: Religious Site, Temple

    Address: Sivagiri Rd, Varkala, Kerala 695145

    If you want to switch off from the hustle and bustle of your normal life and want to be at peace, then Sivagiri is the right place. Dedicated to Shree Narayan Guru, Sivagiri Ashram also has open halls...Read more

  6. #6 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 231 itineraries
    Anchuthengu And Anjengo Fort

    Tags: Historical Site, Fort

    Address: Anchuthengu, Kerala 695309

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    If you’re into history, then Anjengo fort is a place where you can spend a couple of hours unraveling the good old time. Once an important site for the British Empire, the fort, today stands tal...Read more

  7. #7 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 205 itineraries
    Ponnumthuruthu Island

    Tags: Outdoors, Island

    Address: Panayil Kadavu Road, Vakkom, Kerala 695312

    Love photography? Want to explore the unexplored? Want to visit a place which is no less than a hidden gem? Well, Ponnumthuruthu Island will satisfy all such craving of yours. The location is great, h...Read more

  8. #8 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 26 itineraries
    Varkala Lighthouse

    Tags: Light House, View Point

    Address: Anchuthengu, Kerala 695309

    Timings: 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm Details

    Beach is fine, but if there is a lighthouse, the uniqueness of that particular beach reaches new heights. Climb up some 250 odd stairs and get bowled over by the stunning panoramic view of the humongo...Read more

  9. #9 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 190 itineraries
    Varkala Aquarium

    Tags: Aquarium

    Address: Varkala, Kerala 695311

    Timings: 09:30 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Are kids travelling with you to Varkala? Are you wondering what exactly are the attractions specifically for kids, then no worries! Varkala Aquarium in Varkala is a perfect place to go on a date with ...Read more

  10. #10 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
  11. #11 of 11 Outdoors Activities in Varkala
    - Used in 2 itineraries
    The Gateway Hotel Image
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    Address: Janardhanapuram, Varkala, Kerala 695141, India

    Timings: 24-hrs Details
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    Vikram K

    Was here for anniversary dinner. It was a beautiful setup beside the pool with the chef selected menu. The food tasted off the charts. Soup, starters, main course and desserts. Just lovely. I'm more t...

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