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Poovar Island

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

the golden sand beach ... Poovar is a Unique location where river, sea, lake meet. What a spectacular place with amazing scene. Where water is there lies serenity.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

It's a must see place on the way to Kanyakumari-Trivandrum. A 1-2 hour journey through back water. You 'll feel like going through Amazon River(as shown by Anaconda-Part 1) :D. It 'll cost 500 bucks per head. You get to see the meeting place of backwater-lake-Arabian Sea. Beach is also clean. 2-3 floating restaurant are there (price is in a... More

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Ramagundam, Andhra Pradesh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

Revisited Poovar after almost a year and thoroughly enjoyed the sight seeing, especially the golden sand beach. This time got a chance to see the mangroves in greater detail and it was truly enjoyable, as the boatman was more eager this time to show us around. When we thought that the visit was complete after reaching upto Club Mahindra, our... More

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Poovar is a Unique location where river, sea, lake meet. It is set in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram. Kerala is famed for its beautiful beaches, and backwater network that comprises tranquil lakes and rivers. Backwater cruises, in a variety of boats, are a popular way to observe the vibrant birdlife and rural lifestyles here. Poovar it isn't just an... More

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

After a long drive from Alleppey on NH 47 we were quite tired, but the site of being at Poovar was very refreshing. It is simply beautiful. The resort we were in dint have a road access, we had to get in boat from the highway and then curling thru the back waters we reached the estuary where our resort... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

What a spectacular place with amazing scene. Where water is there lies serenity. We friends visited twice this place. It would do better, if the sellers there take it a serious business. This has to be maintained well for years to come and for the millions of travellers like me. Sure suggest for people who wanted to go here.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The boating experience in Neyyar river in Poovar Island was exhilarating. The greenery in the banks, the tea in floating restaurant and the junction of Neyyar and Kothaiyar rivers merging with the sea was breathtaking. We went in a group and thoroughly enjoyed the trip.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

be sure to check in. All is nice, the service, the room amenities. it is adjacent to beach. beautiful one. Sure stay place

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Went to poovar from kovalam for a ride through the backwater. It was superb..The greenery,the pretty birds, elephant rock,floating island all were worth a visit. Not to forget the golden sand beach where the sand is is actually golden in colour & the sunset from here is beautiful. It around 3 hr cruise.The beach is very clean.One can see the... More

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Amazing. We enjoyed the backwaters and the food at the floating restaurant was good. Dont forget to click pictures because its an unforgettable experience. would like to visit again for sure

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