Guidebook list tourist attractions, important & historical places in and around Varkala.
Varkala Railway Station (4.7Km & 10minutes drive)

The nearest railway station is Varkala Railway station

Bus Stand Rd (4.8Km, 11minutes drive)

The private and transport bus station in Varkala

Varkala Cliff (3.8Km, 10minutes drive)

The most touristy part of Varkala with many restaurants & shops

Vettakada Beach (2.5Km, 7minutes drive)

The most ideal beach tourists prefer for surfing in Varkala

Kappil (4.4Km, 10minutes drive)

A meeting place for Arabian Sea & backwater. It is a well known tourist spot among local tourists

Hotel Suprabhatham (5.4Km & 12minutes drive)

A reputed vegetarian restaurant among locals is becoming popular among tourists.

State Bank of India (5.1Km, 11minutes drive)

Largest Bank & ATM in Varkala

Kollam Store (7.0Km & 16minutes drive)

It is one of the largest super markets in Varkala

Sivagiri Mutt (9.3Km, 17minutes drive)

It is ashram of Sree Narayana Guru. It is a worship place for hindus.

Anjengo Fort (15.8Km, 26minutes drive)

Anjengo fort has historical importance. There is a light house located near by the fort, It is being visited by travelers.

Thangassery (32Km, 56minutes drive)

Thangasseri is a beach town on the shores of the Arabian Sea in Kollam city, Kerala, India. It is of historical importance and a tourism destination.

Jatayupara (31.2Km, 46minutes drive)

A big rock is believed by Hindus of mythological importance as having connections to the stories in the Hindu epic of Ramayana.

Veli (47.7Km, 1 hour & 3minutes drive)

A reputed tourist village among the local tourists. Boat ride is the main attraction.

Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute (52.9Km, 1 hour & 13minutes drive)

Those who love nature, trees and plants should visit this place, It is located in a beautiful village called Palode. There will be an entry fee for each person.

Trivandrum International Airport (52.1Km, 1 hour & 8minutes drive)

Also known as Thiruvananthapuram international airport is the nearest international airport with on arrival visa facility for citizens from many countries.

East Fort (53.6Km, 1 hour & 10minutes drive)

It is the heart of Triivandrum City. East Fort got its name from the eastern entrance to the fort built by the Kings of Travancore. It has plenty of shops, restaurants. The world’s richest Sri Padmanabha Swamy temple is located at East Fort.

Villa Maya (52.5Km, 1 hour & 8minutes drive)

One of most happening restaurants in Trivandrum city. Everyone visiting Trivandrum should eat at Villa Maya once,

Kanakakunnu Palace & Grounds (53.3Km, 1 hour & 13minutes drive)

The Kanakunnu palace, in the heart of Trivandrum, is a famous tourism destination among domestic & local tourists.

Trivandrum Zoo (52.9Km, 1 hour & 12minutes drive)

Should visit the zoo to see some wild species growing in the city zoo.

Fabindia (53.7Km, 1 hour & 14minutes drive)

A place selling antique stuffs is quite famous among tourists and locals.

Chalai Market (54.5Km, 1 hour & 12minutes drive)

The biggest local market of Trivandrum to shop from anything to everything cheaply.

Veli (47.7Km, 1 hour & 3minutes drive)

A reputed tourist village among the local tourists. Boat ride is the main attraction.

Kovalam Beach (62.4Km, 1 hour & 21minutes drive)

It is a world famous beach tourism destination of Kerala.

Poovar (78.8Km, 1 hour & 43minutes drive)

A famous tourism destination located further south of Kovalam.

Ponmudi Hills (86.8Km, 2 hour & 7minutes drive)

A beautiful hill station in Trivandrum. Atop is also a Tea plantation nearly 750 acres from where tourists can visit the Tea factory & get to buy some fresh tea.

Kanyakumari (139Km, 3 hour & 12minutes drive)

Located in Taminadu and shares boundary with Kerala on its south, is a beautiful tourism destination. It is only place in India where tourists visit to sea sunrise and sunset at the same place.