Varkala town is well connected through road, rail and waterways to Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam. Water transport, which was the main means of travel during earlier times, has now become almost out of use. Nearest airport is at Thiruvananthapuram. Accommodation options are many and you can see a lot of hotels in the town as well as on the plateau of the cliffs overlooking the sea. You can avail lodgings and accommodation at reasonable rates in Varkala.