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Best Time to Visit Varkala

One of the major tourist destinations in Kerala, Varkala, is a small beach town surrounded by golden sands and vegetation. Varkala is not only a beach destination providing outdoor activities, but it also serves as a sacred pilgrimage site for the Hindus. The place generally has a very tropical and humid climate, with heavy rainfalls in monsoons. So, to avoid the heat and the humidity, you can travel to Varkala during the winter season. Keep scrolling to know more about the best time to visit Varkala season-wise.




Summer March to May 22°c - 40 °c
Monsoon June to Nov 24°c - 29°c
Winter Dec to Feb 12°c - 31 °c

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  • Adults
    ( Age 13 above )
  • Children
    ( Age 2–12 )

FAQs about the Best Time to Visit Varkala

Q: How many days are enough in Varkala?

Ans: You will require around 3-4 days to enjoy a wholesome vacation in Varkala. You can explore a beach, backwater, cliff, and many more tourist places while enjoying a vacation in Varkala.

Q: Is June a good time to visit Varkala?

Ans: June is the starting month of monsoon in Varkala and brings heavy rain showers. This post-summer season enhances the scale of humidity and makes the greenery beautiful. Moreover, it is advised not to enjoy swimming on the beach in Varkala in June.

Q: Which is better, Goa or Varkala?

Ans: Varkala is also known as Goa of Kerala because of its beaches. But if you are willing to enjoy the architecture, beaches, night parties, churches, and forts, Goa is an ideal choice for this. In addition, a trip to Varkala allows you to enjoy a backwater tour, wildlife, natural beauty, cultural insight, and Ayurvedic wellness. Thus, apart from beachy vibes, other elements are different and fascinating in each destination. You can choose any destination for vacation as both are ideally best.

Q: Which is better Varkala or Kovalam?

Ans: These both are beach destinations of Kerala but offer quite different elements for enjoying tourism. Varkala is one of the country's best destinations for cliff beaches. At the same time, Kovalam has a black sand beach that gives you a unique experience of enjoying a vacation on the beach. And from the ambient standpoint, Varkala is the better choice for a family-friendly destination. But Kovalam offers luxury stay facilities to enhance your overall traveling experience. You can choose any beach destination in Kerala as per your traveling preferences.