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Papanasham Beach, Varkala

 

Papanasham Beach is located 10 meters from Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala. A dip in the Papanasham sea is considered holy. A remarkable feature here is the long stretch of red laterite cliffs fringing the beach. The cliff-top is an ideal place to watch the spectacular sunset. A natural spring, said to have curative properties, originates from the cliff.

Getting there

Nearest railway station: Varkala, about 2 km

Nearest airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 37 km

Location

Latitude: 8.740543, Longitude: 76.716785

Geographical Information

Altitude: Sea level

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