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“Priceless !!!”
Review of Kappil Lake

Ranked #3 of 23 things to do in Varkala
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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Level 6 Contributor
104 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Priceless !!!”
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Kappil Lake is an amazing attraction. The scenic beauty is just marvellous. The best place is the part where the sea meets the lake. The beach there is clean and was not overcrowded. Safari Boat is available for a tour (1 Hour Rs 1000 , 40 mins Rs. 800 and 20 mins Rs 600). A must visit with friends.

Visited September 2013
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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“Serene, beautiful, and hidden gem”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Kappil is a hidden gem. Not many tourists, and its very pretty. Cleaner than Varkala. However, please note that there is no accommodation near by. You can visit Kappil as a day trip, spend about 4 hrs or so and return back to Varkala. There are some resorts, but they are not functional and I would'nt recommend staying there.

Visited August 2013
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Kottayam, India
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“See the beauty of the sea”
Reviewed 24 August 2013

It was awesome to watch the sea meet the lake at this beach. I got some wonderful pictures of fishermen fishing out here. Plus the surf looked really beautiful. Most of the seaward side is blocked off by the rocks but the rest is good.

Visited August 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Lake meats the Sea”
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Beautiful and scenic....the kappil Lake suddenly opens up into the angry sea. The roads and bordered with coconut tree and small bridges to cross over. We can see a big number of fishermen with their nets.

Visited August 2013
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Cochin
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“KAPPIL - A LONELY PLACE BUT AN ULTIMATE HEAVEN !”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

In and around VARKALA you could find so many BACKWATERS, beaches and facilities for watersport available. Kappil, Nellatil, Edava, Paravur, Nadayara, are few of the locations in the vicinity which are really worth visiting.

During my travel KAPPIL was one of the locations which i found was stunning!! You may find this place very lonely but if you explore it you can have the real fun of it. The spot where the back water joins the sea is Wonderful Watch.

At season time you could see a long beach which is more than half a mile which is good for swimming as well. It’s interesting that in this place the backwater and the sea are parallel and separated by a projected landscape which is full of coconut trees, some kind of green trees and grass. A long walk during morning or evening with a beer would give you a heavenly feeling.

A MUST WATCH LOCATION IN VARKALA

Visited July 2013
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