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Address: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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beautiful poovar

had a great afternoon at poovar started with lunch at the boating station and then our guided water taxi along the beautiful backwaters, seen some amazing birds and wildlife and... read more

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Glasgow, United Kingdom

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

had a great afternoon at poovar started with lunch at the boating station and then our guided water taxi along the beautiful backwaters, seen some amazing birds and wildlife and some of the local people were so friendly, finished up at the ocean which had a lovely beach but you could not swim here as it has dangerous currents. all... More 

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fabulous place to switch off your mind and body the boat ride was amaaazing, you cannot afford to miss this

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We walked from club mahindra down to the local fishing village and then along the beach from south Poovar to north Poovar. Beautiful walk with plenty of sea eagles to watch we re entered at Poovar village and walked back on the road where there was plenty of shade A great circuit walk of about 8 to 10 kms. Only... More 

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Thank Jeff S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Poovar Island is located close to Thiruvananthapuram. The beach on this island is very distinct due to the beautiful views it provides. We can see the meeting point of river, lake and back waters which renders a picturesque view. Swimming is not allowed here due to strong sea waves. There are no facilities for any kind of water sports activities... More 

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New Delhi, India
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best beech in Kerala. Not very crowded, beautiful and safe. If you want to spend some peaceful time with your loved one, it is a must visit. Do try the Amala and Chilli which is there in all the local shops (KHOKA). Can get a good coconut water at Rs 30. L

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Dombivli, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this island. surrounded by backwater and neyyar river and the sea, it is a place to be to enjoy solitude. the sea is rough while the river is flows quietly. the church looks so quaintly beautiful. the place looks gorgeous during the sunset. a must visit if you want to experience the beauty of Poovar.

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Ernakulam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome beach in Kerala. Long stretch of beach line with sea on one side and river on the other side. Tidy and neat too. Sea quite roaring and waves quite wild. Adjacent to the lake, beautiful island is there which gives a beautiful scenic view of river and sea beyond it.

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Thank Ashok S
Berhampur, Orissa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can be done as a day trip from Trivandrum but suggest to stay at least for a night in ine of the several resorts there.

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Thank avranga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been visiting poovar island since 2 years. It's a place where you can spend your half of the day. sunset from the golden sand beach is amazing. You can easily get a boat ride or cruise to drive you towards the point. also have some floating restaurants for snacks if you wish. water's are of course not clean but... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The boat ride is the only thing you can do here. The back waters are amazing. Just check the rates with couple of boating people before you decide who to go with since we paid rs 6000/- for 4 adults and 2 infants for 2 hrs. There were cheaper boating companies ahead which we weren't aware of.

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