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Kappil is a town in Kerala, India. It is on the border between Thiruvananthapuram District and Kollam Districts, and five kilometers from the famous Varkala beach.

Kapil boat club

Get in[edit]

Passenger/local trains stop at Kappil Railway Station. Trains timings and trains to Trivandrum side (South), Quilon and Kottayam (north)can be confirmed at Kappil Railway station, Long-distance express trains available from varkala. Regular bus services from Kappil to Varkala, Paravur, Quilon, Kottiyam, Kundra etc. {6AM-9PM}

Bus to Varkala, Paravur, Quilon (Kollam), Trivandrum, Attingal etc.

Trivandrum International Airport is 60 km away.

  • 1 Kappil railway station. Kappil Railway Station (Q58814843) on Wikidata Kappil railway station on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]

Taxis, Autorickshaw.


Scenic lagoon, sea and backwaters (a road dividing the two), visit Varkala 5km away.


Boat rides or watersports.


Sea food, fish, local fresh toddy.


Snacks tea or coffee at tea stalls, and sea food at the small Kiosks around railway station.


Drink bottled or boiled water and tender coconut water


Local accommodation are few. Boarding and lodging available at many hotels in Paravur and Varkala.

  • Camping ground. Toilet, hot water and other facilities for putting up pets, vans, cars, motorcycles etc. available near Varkala beach, a reputed Ayurvedic massage center nearby camping site. Contact Mr KG Nair on 09446663147.


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