South India - Tourist Attractions - Kappil Lake

The Kappil Lake situated 4 kilometers from Varkala is one of the most popular tourist destinations in India. The view of the Lake set against the backdrop of the Arabian Sea makes is an enthralling sight.

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Specialty

Bordered by trees and coconut groves, the Kappil Lake offers a tranquil escape to anyone who wants to lay aside life in a bustling city. The place provides an amazing view of the Kerala backwaters set amidst the backdrop of the Arabian Sea.

The lake also offers activities like boating which allows one to see the beauty of the calm lake surrounded by a lush growth of flora. This lake is known to be a photographer’s paradise because of its natural beauty. The ambience of the lake is proven to soothe anybody’s mind.

Nearby places to visit

Anjengo Fort, Sivagiri Mutt and Janardhana Swamy Temple

Best time to visit

December to March serves as the best time for visiting the Lake.

Ways to reach

By Air : The Trivandrum International Airport is the nearest airport that is located at a distance of 35 kilometers.

By Train : The Varkala railway station is the nearest railway station o the lake

By Road : Varkala can be easily accessible by road from all places in Kerala. A cab can be hired to reach the lake