is a sea side resort, as well as an important Hindu centre of pilgrimage.
High cliffs with rich mineral springs rise majestically from the coastline.
High cliffs border the excellent beach. This beautiful beach also has a more
than 2000 years old shrine of Lord Vishnu. The beach is rich in mineral
water springs that are known for their medicinal value.
Activities at Varkala
High fliers amongst the speed lovers can take to the
exhilarating sport of parasailing where a 300 feet long rope is attached to
the parasail harness at one end and to the speed boat at the other.
Scuba diving :
Scuba diving lays open the wonders of the deep to
you, as attractive coral heads, lobsters, bright colored, fish, shells and
sometimes even an old wreck all invite exploration. Windsurfing in another
very enjoyable activity! You could also try your hand at deep-sea fishing.
Water Sports :
Water sports are one of the most thrilling beach
activities, and some of the Indian beaches have the best of aqua-sport
equipment such as water-scooters and high-speed boats.