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Poovar Island

Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Visited poovar in August. The first thing we did is visit golden sand beach. As the name suggests, this beach has soft golden colour sand. This is one of the most beautiful and clean beaches I have ever seen. There were very few people on the beach and a nice stroll on the beach is an experience of lifetime. If... More

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New Delhi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Poovar is without any doubt one of the most scenic places I have visited. The canals and the river, the lake, and the sea with a backdrop of palm trees create an exquisite scenery that is very hard to capture in pictures. The backwater cruise is also very good -- the only issue is that the motor boats make a... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Good Place visit...But do not eat at any of the floating restaurants...too expensive and worst service..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This beach is not being much explored by visitors beacuse of the poor infrastructure. But you will love here, unlike from other beaches in trivandrum the greenery in this beach will fresh your mind for sure. We have nice evening here....

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Nagercoil, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Good ambience exemplery staff service fantastic and freshly cooked food clean atmosphere quiet and calm resort safe and comfortable stay good swimming pool and ayurvedic spa

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The fact that one has to reach the place by water and that the place is located away from mainland in the Arabian Sea lend it a charm. However, i found the place constructed basically for making a quick buck: it did not have a proper sewerage system and solid waste was being released into the sea.

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Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I simply love the place...There is one more island called Sun golden beach in between of Backwaters and Sea. It's again a lifetime experience. There are lot of private vendors who gives there boat on rent for 1-2.5 hours. It is must visit place. It is 10-15 kms from Kovalam. There is one Hanging hotel in between the Back water,... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

An out of the world boating experience. you have to take this boatride and visit Poovar golden sand beach. Its a ride through the backwaters to the paradise off the coast. Poovar is the last town of kerala after which begins the state of Tamil Nadu. Not to be missed, definitely not!!!

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Noida, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Poovar Island is really beautiful and make you remember of Anaconda movie (if you have seen). Its canals are really beautiful. There is one more island called Sun golden beach in between of Backwaters and Sea. It's again a lifetime experience. Very neat and clean. We have booked the private Boat for two people in Rs 3000 for 2.5 hours.... More

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Alappuzha, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Poovar is really nice place for relaxing from rush, truly quite location. Location attraction is Backwater lake and Sea connecting there, while we are choosing boating trip we fell the world bliss. Location between Kovalam and Kanyakumari. nearest Airport Trivandrun International Airport.

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