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Address: Akhil Beach Resort Beach Road | North Cliff, Varkala 695141, India
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nicest and finest fixed price shawls

Superb quality, fixed prices, a must to shop 'hassle free'. Pashminas at around 100 USD, cheaper yet beautifule silk for less than 50 USD. Charming and knowledgeable owner

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 January 2017
Pascale R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Superb quality, fixed prices, a must to shop 'hassle free'. Pashminas at around 100 USD, cheaper yet beautifule silk for less than 50 USD. Charming and knowledgeable owner

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

After being ripped off at the cliff, I went to Shalimar Weaves to buy a scarf. The owner is very nice and explained every different kind of material and quality. The prices are fixed and very reasonable for the quality you get. You cannot go wrong at Shalimar Weaves. Greetings. Patrick ;-)

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1 Thank Brandebourg7
Varkala, India
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

If you are in the market for gorgeous Kashmiri pashminas or unique, fine hand-crafted jewelry, do not miss this shop. But even if you aren't, I would recommend stopping by to have tea with the owner and operator, Zahoor John. I met Zahoor upon my arrival in Varkala, across the street from his shop before I knew anything about it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

This is a high quality shop selling much higher quality scarves and jewellery than anywhere else in Varkala. The owner leaves you alone and encourages you to look at everything you want. My friend bought a top quality pashmina which was pricier than she was expecting to pay (but still one tenth of what she would have paid in Liberty,... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016

The pashminas are of a far higher quality than on the cliff and beautifully laid out - the staff will take as much time as you need displaying the different wraps and the shop is clean and air-conditioned - definitely worth a visit

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

We did a little bargaining for scarves at the shops by the beach to figure out what the price point for a pashmina is. But we don't enjoy haggling. We went to Shalimar Weaves based on Trip Advisor reviews and we were so happy! It is a quiet shop - to find it, ask the owner of the Juice Shack.... More 

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kathmandu
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

This shop is the best place to get your gifts to take home for your family. It is filled with fabrics and jewelry of superior quality at a fair price. The owner Zahoor is a unbelievable honest man who I have known for over 10 years now. His greatest wish is your satisfaction. There is no hassling in his shop... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015

I can only echo what others say about Zahoor at Shalimar Weaves He had a good selection of great shawls at fair prices and is a lovely guy to deal with, none of the normal hard sell. You'll find him in front of Akhil beach resort which is a bit behind the Tibetan market and the Juice Shack on the... More 

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2015

This is definitely the best place in Varkala to buy scarves: Not only does it offer a very nice selection of high quality scarves, the very nice and honest store owner leaves you all time and peace in the world to browse his store. Another bonus: fixed and very reasonable prices - very refreshing to be able to take a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2015

This shop is located on the cliff a little behind in a friendly street; selling fabrics are beautiful and of high quality; Zahoor is adorable; He will guide you if you want in the discovery of his tresures.silk, silk and wool, pure wool, linnen, cotton , pashmina.A must! Very different from others!

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