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Poovar Island Resort

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Enveloped in serene Kerala backwaters, flanked by the Arabian Sea on the East and the majestic towering Ghats to the West, opening out to the ocean and a dream golden beach, Poovar Island Resort is a tropical paradise. Swaying coconut palms, endless golden sands, the ultramarine of the ocean, emerald backwaters, crimson sunsets and lush green vegetation create a magical ambiance around you. It is the ideal remote getaway location for a quiet holiday in spectacular natural surroundings. You can choose between floating cottages and land cottages for accommodation and enjoy a boat cruise along the palm-fringed shores of bewitching backwaters.Poovar Island Resort has 78 cottages offering a range of accommodation options. 56 rooms can be used as triples. The bathrooms come equipped with Jacuzzis, bathtubs or rain showers. 48 rooms come with a hammock in the terrace.(78 rooms - 39 Land Cottages, 10 Ayurveda Land Cottages, 05 Superior Land Cottages, 08 Premium Cottages, 12 Floating Cottages & 04 Ayurveda Floating Cottages.
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Property amenities
Room service
Free Internet
Free parking
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Business Center with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Nice location,courteous staff,Good food and overall has been an Excellent trip.Getting to the resort is through a boat and the fun starts right from there. The kids also had good time as they had various activities to keep them engaged.
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Reaching the locations is good for a family with kids who prefer to reach the resort without long tiring journey since the access is close to trivandrum airport well connected with flights both national and international Reached the property by boat has given a new feel and
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We visited Poovar Island in a group of 8 persons for 3 nights from 14-03-19 to 17-03-19. We stayed there in beautiful “Poovar Island Resort”. From Trivandrum – Kanyakumari Road the resort is accessible only by boat. It is hardly 10-15 minutes boat ride. Boat service is provided
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The place is amazing and the beauty of the nature is good . The food was really affordable and tasty we all reallt enjoied and we all want to come back again. Highly recommended.... thank you poovar team
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Very excellent place to stay .Staffs are very friendly . Many indoor and outdoor games . Especially like the swing tied between the coconut trees . Bit hot during April month but compared to other places it was chill.
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Hi what electricity sockets are in poovar island? 2 pin flat/ round or 3 pin thanks
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Hi do the rooms have a kettle for tea / coffee making please?
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Hi. Does this place have an access to the beach ? Pictures show only the backwaters
Nope... From resort u can't go to beach directly... With boat... U can go to Golden sand beach... But as it is dangerous to go into sea. It's not allowed to enter in water
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"All garden facing rooms are good. Not stayed in backwater facing rooms."
"Try to avoid prepayment if you are traveling from other locations If you encounter unexpected travel delays No Refund"
"Check the waterfront rooms"
"Avoid this property if you can, but certainly don't choose floating cottage. Choose any other property."
"It's worth getting the deluxe cottages"
$49 - $115 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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