Varkala is situated at an evelation of 190 m. The exact coordinates of this place are 8.73°N 76.71°E. It is a coastal town situated on the shores of Arabian Sea. In south Kerala, this town is the only place where cliffs are touching the sea. The climate classification of Varkala is tropical wet and dry. The summers are hot and humid, while the monsoon brings in heavy showers from June till December. Winters are pleasant and not so chilly. The rains till December leave the place in a refreshing look.