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Varkala State assembly constituency is one of the 140 state legislative assembly constituencies in Kerala. It is also one of the 7 state legislative assembly constituencies included in the Attingal Lok Sabha constituency.

Varkala is the only town in Kerala where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea. Varkala is an international tourist destination due to its proximity to beautiful seashore. Another major landmark in Varkala is the Sivagiri Mutt, established by the social reformer Sree Narayana Guru.

As of the 2021 assembly elections, the current MLA for this constituency is V. Joy.

Local Body Segments: Varkala Municipality and Chemmaruthy, Edava, Elakamon, Madavoor, Navaikulam, Pallickal and Vettoor Panchayats in Chirayinkeezh Taluk.