Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasham Beach is a beach in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, along the Arabian Sea, part of the Indian Ocean. The word Papanasham means wash away sins. It is believed that a dip in the waters of Papanasham Beach washes away all the sins in one's life. Varkala beach is the only place in southern Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea.
Nearest railway station- varkala sivagiri 2.5 km away from beach
Nearest airport- trivandrum 48 km away from beach.
Main activities to do in varkala are swimming, surfing , or just sit and relax☺️