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Nestled on the borders of Tamil Nadu and Kerala state is the Poovar island. I would have given it a miss but for the taxi driver stating that permits need to be obtained from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Dubai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Nestled on the borders of Tamil Nadu and Kerala state is the Poovar island. I would have given it a miss but for the taxi driver stating that permits need to be obtained from the other state for the taxi to enter. Was told it might be quite a wait, so decided to take this one hour boat ride on... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Poover proves why Kerala is known as God's own Country! A beautiful place where you can feel the essence of nature!

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

A part of your Poovar island cruise. You will need 2 / 3 hours for the trip. The boatman will cover three / four spots for the entire trip.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I visited Club Mahindra Poovar Island Resort in the month of March 2015. Though it was very hot their 1BR apartment we have booked was very excellent with private pool. It was so relaxing over there. The property is excellent and authentic kerala style food was good. Buffet spread was also good. Altogether it was memorable holiday.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

One of the best place to visit during evening hours, especially during sunset. Beach is also maintained clean. Ideal place for newly married couples for quite moments. Overall view is truly mesmarising

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I would rate poovar beach as the number one in trivandrum, Evan better than kovalam.Enjoyed the beach and the island...

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Palkkad
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The water front was clean. You can see the Cross and Mary with Christ in the midst o water. The church also is nearby. The entrance to the holiday hotel is through the waterfront.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A must watch placee at poovar--- away from busy life----- in midst of backwaters---- deeep into sea.....a place where sea and river joins...... beautiful boat ride......

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I have been here very recently. That was my 4th trip. As always I love it. I love the boat ride, the view of the setting sun from the beach, the night disco lights and the dinner buffet. It all very perfect for a day-out. The buffet has plenty choices to pick from and its all good. A great way... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Beautiful place. Get close to nature. Lush green trees, pleasant boat ride on the water, lots of birds to watch.

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