Family Travel Ideas in Varkala

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Varkala family travel is fun for all ages. Varkala is a great place to bring kids so they can learn a little bit about history and soak up some sun. You’d be hard pressed to find a child or adult who doesn’t enjoy the fantastic scenery and fun beaches.

Snake Park at Parrassinikadavu

This sanctuary for snakes that are endangered attracts a barrage of tourists every day. While visiting Parrassinikadavu you will be able to marvel at hundreds of poisonous and non-poisonous snakes in a beautiful natural setting. There are also daily demonstrations showing off the fantastic creatures. Kids will love the snakes and demonstrations. Parents will love the scenery.

Payyambalam Beach

If you are looking for a peaceful place to enjoy a family picnic during your stay, look no further than Payyambalam Beach. More than just a beach, this well-favored picnic area also includes beautiful sculpture and a fabulously planned garden. Pack a basket and take the whole family to this fantastic spot to enjoy some amazing scenery, sunbathe and fill your tummy all at once.

Malayala Kalgramam

This famous center for the arts can be a great place for family quality time, especially if you are carting along older children or teenagers. The center offers lots of opportunity to spend time with your loved ones while taking one of their many art based classes. While at Malayala Kalgramam you can take classes in pottery, music, dance, sculpture and much more.


Ezhimala is probably the most beautiful beach in the entire region. With fantastic sand and the bluest water you will ever see, this is a must stop for family travel. While you are there your children will enjoy splashing in the water and rolling in the sand. Steal a few moments away with your spouse as the children play, to walk hand and hand down this exquisite beach. Take the family together to visit the nearby hillock with an ancient grave and towering pillar at the base. Watch as your children marvel at the dolphins that can often be spotted in the bay nearby. If you know much about herbs, you can also pick a few of the many wild medicinal herbs that grow in this area. If for nothing else, keep them as souvenirs.

Part of what makes Varkala such a fantastic place is that it isn’t a run of the mill tourist trap. It manages to keep some class and dignity while attracting thousands of tourists each year. If you are looking for a fun Indian vacation spot to take your entire family you are sure to be happy with Varkala as your choice.

April 13, 2010 new by bipashabhatia

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