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Poovar Island

Bund Rod poovar, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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An idyllic boat ride

It's scenic ride around the boat . Nice to see the backwaters and the various flora and fauna... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Delhi, India
via mobile
Very exotic location

Backwaters meet the sea. Very nice with water around. Good to spend time for couples or family with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vijaya Krithika R
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  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“boat ride” (170 reviews)
“back waters” (78 reviews)
Bund Rod poovar, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's scenic ride around the boat . Nice to see the backwaters and the various flora and fauna . From a distance u can see the waves crashing into the sea as u cruise along the Neyyar river . Must go to the beach and...More

Thank docayan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Backwaters meet the sea. Very nice with water around. Good to spend time for couples or family with kids. I had visited as a family with combination of couples, kids and senior citizen. We had a good time around.

Thank Vijaya Krithika R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Poovar is Peaceful and unexplored island. It is famous for its golden sand. Its a very relaxing and quite destination with scenic view of sea.

Thank chintal80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice experience with my friends in a evening cruise boat..enjoyed the sun set had evening tea..totally excellent..

Thank Kumar S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best place to visit near Kovalam.....in believable combination of sea, back water and river....golden sand beach and mangrove forest were great and so were the floating restaurants

Thank Udbhav M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there after taxi driver suggested its a must to see. Found people offering boat hire non professional and downright rude. Drove off by Taxi

Thank brit-abroad-2017-06
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This island is a unique place where a lake, sea and a river meets! This place is a tranquil place and must visit this in the mornings. Evenings it becomes very crowded.

Thank rd07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When ever you visit Poovar Island you must take a boat ride in the back waters you must be a good bargainer depending upon your bargaining skill you may get the same for Rs. 2500t0 3000 for eight members. The boat will take you through...More

Thank indian1947
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Poover island is some 35 km from trivendrum toward kanyakumari. Zigzag boating inside mangroove forest is enthralling and enjoyable. You can see river, backwater and sea there. Beach is named Golden beach as name suggest having golden colour sand. But having strong current and not...More

Thank sanjayvora45
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is worth visiting. The beach & river view are breath taking. We stayed at Isola Di Cocco with kids & really enjoyed our stay there.

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5 May 2017|
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Response from mogali s | Reviewed this property |
one small steamer boat has charged 2500 for one hour & 300 for 2hours
25 February 2017|
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Response from Nivin T | Reviewed this property |
You get taxi and you dont need to enter the city , there is a bye pass route which connects to vizhinjam , that leads you poovar . you can reach as fast as possible
6 January 2017|
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Response from Vivek0710 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book it online. It was on spot and for 4 persons they charged INR 3500.