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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  • Motor boat takes us to this amazing Island through narrow canal. On the way, we can see two huge rocks in the mid of river; one has having a Cross and Lord Jejus statue while other looks like an Eleph...  more »
  • It is a riverine island on back water and near the Neyyar river mouth on Arabian sea coast. There are mangroves, golden sea beach, which are accessible only through motor boat. One can reach and enjoy...  more »
  • To reach Poovar island we need to hire a motor boat, which takes us from narrow canal. The scenic beauty is very amazing. Before reaching the island there are two rocks in the mid of river; one has ha...  more »

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Where to stay in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

The main accommodations in Thiruvananthapuram proper lie to the north of the main train station. Ranging from boutiques set in colonial-era buildings to side street youth hostels with dormitory-style rooms, the choice throughout the city covers a wide range. However, plenty of visitors to Thiruvananthapuram choose to stay closer to the coast instead, arranging day trips to the city itself. Nearby beach resorts, such as Varkala and Kovalam, rank high on visitors' lists, with abundances of boutique hotels, beach huts, and resorts.
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