Kollam Tourism : Zone 4

 Visit to Pozhikkara – Thanni Beach 

Pozhikara is considered as one of the heritage sites in Kerala. The place is very famous for its natural beauty. So many foreigners are coming to Paravur and Pozhikara to see the rare natural beauty of estuary, backwaters and beaches Pozhikara is holding an important position in the history of Paravur and Kollam City. Paravur was a famous trade hub for the foreign countries.

 Water Sports Activities at Kappil Beach 

Kappil beach and backwaters is a confluence of the sea, river and the backwater, this secluded, and picturesque spot is worth visiting. Various activities like Sea rafting, wave surfing, Banana Boat ride and much more is available at kappil beach. It will be an amazing time at the beach.

 Visit to Varkala Beach & Cliff 

Varkala beach is an ideal holiday destination in Kerala for the tourists who want a peaceful vacation. Counted as one of the top ten seasonal beaches in the world by discovery channel, this beach has a stunning beauty of landscapes, brown sand, and sea. It’s a perfect spot to relax with a laidback atmosphere. Popular for beach activities like swimming and sunbathing, this beach offers striking sunset views. It can simply take your breath away with its long winding stretch of cliff that expands over the Arabian Sea. Varkala Beach is also called Papanasam beach as it is believed that taking bath here wash away all sins. This beach is very famous for spa, mineral springs and Ayurveda centers, offering the best treatments and therapies. Cliff clad beaches and pretty vibrant environs give a joyous feel that attract beach lovers or honeymooners to spend holidays at this place. The edge of the cliff offers fascinating views of sand and sea. Holidaying in Varkala gives a pleasant experience, as there are many attractions that flock large numbers of tourist from all over the world. Varkala beach offers many beach activities like sightseeing, sunbathing, wind surfing, parasailing, and soaking in the beauty of this calm beach resort. It’s a beautiful place for someone who wants a peaceful atmosphere all around.

Visit to Varkala Aquarium

place-2016-12-13-11-89abdd4757830cada155cad1be8d070fAre 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 your kids. Your kids will get to know more about the aquatic creatures and you all will have a gala time. Not just kids, but even adults can enjoy visiting this incredible place. Built as a spiral ram, the place is perfect to spend an hour or two and kill your time doing something fruitful.

Janardhana Swami Temple

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This is a famous temple in the vicinity, which is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu. It is 2000 years old temple and the festivals are celebrated here with great zest. It’s one of the major centers for doing homages to the ancestors.

 The Sivagiri Mutt

sivagiri_mutt_at_varkala20150811082157_277_1Located at the distance of 2.5 kms from Varkala, this ashram is dedicated to Sree Narayana Guru, who urged against inequity and was always in the favor of one religion, caste and one god for humanity.

 Anchengo Fort & Light House

Anjengo FortAt the distance of 15 km to the south of Varkala, this place has its own history with British ruling. You can feel the history when you visit the fort.

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