Varkala is a true Indian coastal paradise. The city’s attractions range from natural wonders like Varkala Cliff and Varkala Beach to ancient Anchuthengu and Anjengo Fort ruins, serene Kappil Lake, and historical Sivagiri Mutt. Vishnu Temple, Janardana Swami Temple, Chilakoor Beach, Varkala Lighthouse are other must-sees in Varkala.
Varkala City offers a variety of activities for a memorable vacation. While aquatic activities include scuba diving, banana boating, parasailing, and jet skiing. The traditional Kathakali dance performances at local festivals are absolutely exciting. Photography at the Varkala cliffs is something not to miss. Yoga classes and Ayurvedic treatments make your holiday rejuvenating. Summer in Varkala is the hottest season from March to June. It draws visitors for the 10-day Arattu Festival in March or April. The monsoon season begins in July and lasts until September, with temperatures ranging from 24°C to 29°C, which is quite pleasant. Varkala is best between November and February, the winter season. The mild weather and clear skies draw most tourists to the coast for recreation and adventure.