Kallambalam is a town in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. Kallambalam Joints Varkala with National Highway 47.It is 41 km north from Thiruvananthapuram, 30 km south of Kollam city, 13 km West of Kilimanoor and 10 km East of Varkala.Nearest airport is Thiruvananthapuram International Airport. Nearest Railway station is Varkala Sivagiri Railway Station.It is around 41 km north of Thiruvananthapuram City and 30 km south of Kollam City
Winter: Considered the ideal tourist season as the temperature is relatively low.
Duration: Nov to mid Feb Max Temp: 28°C Min Temp: 18°C
Summer: Characterized by relatively high temperature and slight humidity.
Duration: End Feb to End May Max Temp: 36°C Min Temp: 32°C
South West Monsoon: Torrential rains which contributes 85% of annual rainfall.
Duration: Jun to End Sept Max Temp: 30°C Min Temp: 19°C
North East Monsoon: Heavy afternoon rains often accompanied by thunder and lightning. May extend through December.
Duration: Oct to Nov Max Temp: 35°C Min Temp: 29°C
Places of interest within 100 km radius of the hotel
Varkala Beach (13.4km)
Varkala Beach, also known as Papanasam beach is a beach in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, along the Arabian Sea, part of the Indian Ocean. The word Papanasam means wash away sins. It is believed that a dip in the waters of Papanasam Beach washes away all the sins in one's life.
Kappil Beach (17.4km)
Kappil beach is about 7 kms north of Varkala. It is a beach - backwater destination.Kappil is not just another tourist spot. It is a must visit place, especially if you are spending time at Varkala beach.The west is the true blue Arabian Sea and the east is Edava Narayana Lake, which takes on a greenish tinge at times.
Janardhanaswamy Temple (11.9km)
Janardana Swami Temple is a 2000-year-old temple situated in Varkala, Thiruvananthapuram. It is also known as Varkala Temple. Janardana Swami is a form of Lord Vishnu. It is a very well known temple in Kerala about 11.9 km west of Kallambalam on NH 66, 25 km north of Thiruvananthapuram and 2 km from Varkala railway station
Sivagiri is a pilgrimage centre in Varkala, India where one of its social reformer and sage Sree Narayana Guru's tomb is located and place where guru was enlightened and got the salvation. The Samadhi (the final resting place) of the Guru here attracts thousands of devotees every year during the Sivagiri Pilgrimage days 30 December to 1 January.
Ashtamudi Lake (47.6km)
Ashtamudi Lake in the Kollam District of Kerala, India, is the most visited backwater and lake of Kerala, with a unique wetland ecosystem, a palm-shaped (also called octopus-shaped) large water body, next only to the Vembanad estuary ecosystem of the state.
Varkala Tunnel (8.9km)
The tale of Varkala is incomplete without the great tunnel popularly known as ‘Varkala Turuthu’. The construction of the 924 ft long tunnel began in 1867 under the supervision of Divan sir. T Mahadeva Rao of Travancore. It was completed in 1880, at the time of Divan Sheshaya Sasthri. The tunnel was extensively used for ferrying of several kind of goods.
This beautiful island can be reached by boat. The cruize to the island is a memorable one. There is a temple dedicated to Sivan and Parvathy which is very famous.
Kilimanoor Palace (10.7km)
Kilimanoor palace is famous as the birthplace of Raja Ravi Varma, the celebrated Indian painter.The Palace complex covers more than six hectares, and comprises the traditional residential structures of Kerala, like the Nalukettu, small and medium sized buildings, two ponds, wells and sacred groves.
Kovalam is a beach town by the Arabian Sea in Thiruvananthapuram city, Kerala, India, located around 16 km from the city center.Kovalam has three beaches separated by rocky outcroppings in its 17 km coastline, the three together form the famous crescent of the Kovalam beach
Ponmudi the Golden Peak) is a hill station in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala in India. It is located 55.2 km north-east of Trivandrum city at an altitude of 1100 m. It is a part of the Western Ghats mountain range that runs parallel to the Arabian Sea.
The huge rock at Chadayamangalam takes its name from the mythical bird Jatayu in the epic Ramayana, who is believed to have collapsed on the rock after failing in his attempts to thwart Ravana's kidnapping of Sita. This picnic spot is situated on MC Road.
Anchuthengu Fort (15km)
The British East India Company (EIC) established Anchuthengu Fort or Anjengo Fort in 1695 after the Queen of Attingal gave it permission to do so. The fort served as the first signalling station for ships arriving from England.The fort was the East India Company's first permanent post on the Malabar Coast.