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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  • Excellent landscape! Lovely boat ride! Exciting travel. All the resorts take you for a ride! Just enjoy  more »
  • 40 kn from Trivandrum a nice not crowded worth a long small boat ride.Floating island mangroves coconut groove floating resort and retaurents are attractions  more »
  • As name tells its POOR! really poor with experience. The island was been closed for people to get on to due to cyclone warning they said, but seem to be true. The people who let us explore this are re...  more »

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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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