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Kappil Beach and Backwaters in Thiruvananthapuram


The pristine Kappil Beach is situated 7 km away from Varkala. Located close to the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, people come here to enjoy the scenic backwaters and the various water sports options. One gets to view both the backwaters and a beach at the same exact location. It is a peaceful area with ample chances to simply relax or take a comforting boat ride. A drive along the coastal road is also a tranquil way to experience the view.

Boating timings:
10:00 - 18:00 hrs

Contact details:
Priyadarshini Boat Club
Ph: +91 470 2662323

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Varkala, about 7 km

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 55 km


Latitude: 8.774475, Longitude: 76.681709

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