Poovar Island, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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Poovar Island is a relatively small spit of land lapped by serene waters and overgrown with swaying coconut palms, banana groves, exotic flowers, and many species of spices. Listen to the sounds of waves and rare birds chirping, or take a boat ride to Kerala--an ancient martial arts village that will make you feel like you are in an open-air museum. You can also board one of the floating cafes, which offer basic food and provide unparalleled views of the ocean and the lush mangroves. By using our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) travel planner, you can arrange your visit to Poovar Island and other attractions in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum).
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  • Lovely place to visit with friends or family. The river boating is a great experience. There is a point where the ocean meets the river.  more »
  • We visited this place on 12th feb 2021. It has a boating facility that takes you to mangroves forest, elephant rock, golden sand beach and a floating restraunt enroute. If you have missed boating...  more »
  • Wonderful stay. Friendly staff. Golden sand beach is wonderful and must visit beach which is connected to this property. Was Perfect honeymoon stay for me.
  • We stayed one night at the floating cottage and it was a good experience. It's a good place to relax. Only feedback is to clean the surrounding lake as there are lof of debris near the shores...
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