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In Varkala Beach, one of the most beautiful seaside locations of Kerala, you can find several hotels of all ranges of quality and price, typical Indian restaurants and international cousine and Ayurvedic clinics (Ayurveda had its origin in Kerala).
Tourist agencies organize trips and tours to all the most interesting places of the area. Just 3 km away from Varkala Beach there is Varkala Town, connected to Trivandrum city with frequent daily trains (the trip takes about 45 minutes). There you will find typical handmade products, markets and local shops as well as hospitals, banks and other services.
From Trivandrum you can reach all the main cities of South India including Madurai, Chennai, Kanyakumari, Mumbai and the beautiful temples of Ellora and Ajanta.

How to arrive

The Trivandrum International Airport is accessible from the main European capitals with weekly flights provided by various airlines (Kuwait Airways, Emirates, Qatar, ...).
Taxis and shuttle buses will be provided for the transfer from Trivandrum Airport to Varkala Beach where the gathering will take place.

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