Varkala is a holy place in Kerala, famous for its temples and a holy beach.Varkala, being a seacoast, offers a calm and serene atmosphere. The accommodation units here are special in terms of providing nature cure therapies and the view of scenic beaches. Most of the hotels are located over the cliffs, and provide a marvellous view of towering cliffs, sparkling waters, shining white sands, cloudless skies touching the blue water, red soil of the hilltop coupled with yellow-green paddy fields, and green coconut trees.
How To Reach: 50 km. from the airport, 4 km. from bus stand and 3 km. from railway station.
This marvelous resort is located on the outskirts of the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary. Spread over 3.5 acres, Taj Varkala is surrounded by lush green palms, coffee and spice plantations. The hotel enjoys cool breeze filled with aroma of coffee throughout the year.
Rooms: Taj Garden Retreat or Taj Varkala comprises of 30 air-conditioned rooms including suites. The room facilities include cable TV, direct phone, attached bathroom with H/C running water, shower & bath tub, mini-bar, work desk and balcony.
Basic Amenities In The Hotel:
Activities: The hotel arranges assistance and trained guides for Para Gliding, Elephant rides etc.
A four star hotel, located very close to the sea, Hindustan Beach Resort is famous for its high class services and facilities. Hotel Hindustan Beach Retreat lies 55 km from the Trivandrum airport and 2.5 km from the Varkala Railway Station. The hotel is located on the Papanasham Beach and offers a wonderful view of coconut groves, sea waves, vast open sky and birds. Comprising of 27 well furnished rooms the hotel offers a comfortable & pleasant stay to all its guests. The rooms host of every basic and modern amenities like A/C, attached washroom, H/C running water, newspaper, TV, telephone, work table etc.
The other major amenities and services provides at the Hindustan Beach Retreat are internet, laundry service, Ayurveda health center, swimming pool, conference hall, parking, doctor on call, baby sitting, parlour, currency exchange etc. When it comes to the food, the hotel offers a multi-cuisine rooftop restaurant. It serves awesome delicacies of South Indian, North Indian, Chinese, continental and Traditional food of Kerala. You can order your favourite drinks (hard drinks/soft drinks) in the bar at pool side. It also caters a variety of light snacks.
Besides, Hotel Hindustan Beach Retreat also offers a wide array of recreational activities for its guests on demand. It arranges guides and organizes trips for its guests for boat cruising and other adventurous water sports.