The idyllic beach resort of Varkala is a great shopping destination. You can jazz up your leisurely stroll on Varkala beaches by indulging in some shopping in Varkala. The local markets are lined on the pristine beaches, and they are best venues to shop for trinkets and souvenirs. Take your pick from the wide range of souvenirs adorning the racks of the various shops and gift them to your loved ones back home.
The beach 'bazaars' (markets) are always bustling with activity and they get even vibrant and colorful in the evenings. While shopping in Varkala, look forward to buying some traditional handicrafts products of Kerala which are found in abundance in these 'bazaars'.
Shopping in Varkala must also feature artifacts and utility items made of coir that is also easily available in the shops. Coconut shell items are also decent buys on your shopping spree. Other distinctive items that are sole in the shops in Varkala include numerous horn carved products which are very popular owing to the exquisite carvings.
Typical beach products, locally made of shells and oysters, are also much sought after by the tourists. You must buy at least a piece or two of these while shopping in Varkala.
Packets of aromatic spices, tea or coffee in the city markets, can also be included to finish off your shopping list in Varkala.