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. Take a look at our Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum) vacation generator to schedule your visit to Poovar Island and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Visited the place on our boat ride... A good small island having a church .. Just an amazing view ... More than the island we enjoyed the ride here  more »
  • it is 30KM from trivandrum city and 20KM from kovalam beach, many attractive place plus houseboat riding are available in this place, highly recommended for family vist  more »
  • I was not aware of this before visiting Kerala. My driver told me not to miss this place. So we visited and it was worth it. The boat person may ask you around 3500-4000. We paid Rs. 2500/- for 4 adul...  more »

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