My relatives live there, they have their own house, if you want, you can stay there, there will be no problem, although you will have to live like a family. They have 2 small children, if you want, you can have fun playing with them. If you don't have any problem then tell us we will arrange for your stay.
You can surely connect with the boho county a best budget stay in varkala I have personally stayed there. You can check out my cinematic travel vlog of varkala to plab your itinerary.
North Cliff, Varkala, Kerala-695141 RESERVATIONS
Best way to travel is to take train from Bangalore, Kochuveli express stops at Varkala, there are lots of budget hotels in Varkala North Cliff.
Kovalam beach is not very far from Varkala, one more best beach nearby is Kappil beach.
I can suggest to visit Darjeeling Cafe and Caffe Italiano those are my favorites when i visit Varkala beach