We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Arabian Soul

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Arabian Soul
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

163 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for Arabian Soul
See the most recent reviews
Showing 133: English reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

You know you have found a piece of heaven when the though of leaving is pure hell.  I genuinely cannot say enough wonderful things about Arabian soul.  The incredible vibe, energy and warmth the owner has created gives it that welcoming homely feel and it isnt any wonder why so many people keep returning.  I booked it after many recommendations...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank IrishRachOC
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We stayed in a double room with fan. They even had mosquito-net. The owner was very kind and helpful. The owner even arranged a trip with a boat for us to see the sunrise and then took us to an Indian restaurant. Very cheap price to pay for the standard we got, clean room with good WI-FI and great service....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Tida H
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I spent approx two weeks at Varkala, to combine some work with relaxation. Excellent location to do so. Naveen is a great host, eager to help in any way possible. He showed me the nice locations all over town. The best thing about the upper floor bedrooms is the view. Waking up overlooking the sea made many of my days....

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Corné V
Victoria
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Among many budget hotels, I would recommend Arabian Soul for it's privacy. Non-interfering owner who also stays in the same building is always there to help you with any needs. The room I stayed had an excellent view of the sea and large glass windows let you have the full benefit of the view.

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Magus4
Rostock, Germany
Reviewed 9 July 2016

After spending 2 weeks in an noisy (building site) Aryuveda resort, I have checked into the lovely place right on the cliff top called "Arabian soul". Naveem, the owner, manager was the best host I could imagine of. Not only very friendly but also very helpful. The room up the stairs was a clean, cheerful decorated one and the view...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank tauchsilke
jaisalmer
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

That place is really good for enjoy the time and relax or having some meal! The place is great full and we enjoy with really nice views of the sea. Owner is really helped us. With pickup and ticket. We recommend this palace everyone for sure Thanks

 Report
Helpful?
Thank fatan k
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

I had intended in spending 5 days and ended up staying for 27 days! Arabian Soul is perfectly located near the helipad, close to sine if the best restaurants and a mere 100m away from the steps leading to the beach. The rooms are uncommonly nicely furnished, often tidied and have linen that is frequently changed. The 2nd floor rooms...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank yannt84
Reviewed 24 May 2016

I have stayed in various places at north cliff Varkala over the last eight years and stayed at Arabian Soul January and February 2016 and again in May. My wife and I felt we had arrived in Paradise, It is safe,clean,comfortable beds, friendly,fantastic location with a beautiful garden and a balcony view there is a kitchen we could have used...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Steve R
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Great location right on the cliff above the the main beach in Varkala and near heaps of great restaurants and places to eat The room was nice and clean and the place has a nice feel set back a little bit from the main road so quite Tranquel and great value for money The owner, Naveen is also extremely helpful...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank JimRonHahn
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We moved here from another accommodation and never regret. Finally spending more than a week at the easygoing 'arabian soul'. Naveen is a great host, who helped us to have a perfect stay in Varkala and it's surroundings. We recommend.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Lorenz H

104 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (104)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (29)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (5)
Viewed
View from Room (10)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Room/Suite (12)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (42)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Varkala hotels
0.4 km away
Varkala Marine Palace
Varkala Marine Palace
#5 of 49 in Varkala
367 reviews
0.5 km away
The Gateway Hotel Janardhanapuram Varkala
0.3 km away
InDa Hotel
InDa Hotel
#4 of 49 in Varkala
215 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 km away
Akhil Beach Resort
Akhil Beach Resort
#13 of 49 in Varkala
389 reviews
0.7 km away
Casa Eva Luna
Casa Eva Luna
#1 of 96 in Varkala
304 reviews
0.3 km away
Keratheeram Beach Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cute little soulful place overlooking the Arabian Sea, offering one of the best service , with a lot more hygienic and the best location in varkala in every aspects . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arabian Soul

Address: No. 349 Kurakanni Village | Near Helipad, North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
Region: India > Kerala > Thiruvananthapuram District > Varkala
Price Range: RM89 - RM182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Arabian Soul reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Arabian Soul staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Arabian Soul staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“the front rooms have a sea view but cost more”
 of 5 bubbles namale1, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I've had both top floor and first and enjoyed both. They are spacious and clean and comfortable. First floor may be cooler in hot weather.”
 of 5 bubbles 13oyster, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Top room with air conditioning has beautiful views!”
 of 5 bubbles IrishRachOC, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“You can choose between rooms with ocean view or garden view”
 of 5 bubbles , 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles Magus4, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
5 of 5