Poovar Ratings & Reviews

Shivam javia

Shivam javia

2 reviewsPosted 3 years ago

Roopkund: A mysterious lake

Roopkund is located in the chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is among top trekking destinations currently in India. The lake is located in the midst of great snow clad mountains like mt. Trishul and mt. Nandaghunti at the altitude of 15, 480 ft. Human skeletons are found surrounding the lake. The overall trek is tough and not for faint hearted or physically weak people. But the difficulty is worth taking because of the breath- takinh views and the natural scenes on the way. During the course of the trek, one passes through ali bugle and bedini bugyal, asia's largest meadows at the height of above 12000 ft. The view from there is spetecular. The main joy of the trek is bugle. As such the roopkund itself is not that beautiful as it is hyped, especially in sept-oct but the way to it is incredible and worth visiting. During may-june season, we find snow and it adds to the thrill.

Siva raman

Siva ramanratingratingratingratingratingrating4.3/5

1 reviewPosted 4 years ago

Must visit

Have a plan to visit Kovalam? Don't miss nearby poovar. Especially the boat trip to poovar beach. You can find one from Rs 1500 for 1 hr. Sail through serenic, greenish back waters and at the end of. 20 minutes trip you reach the place you can find nowhere. You can't see

Kaushik Mitra

Kaushik Mitraratingratingratingratingratingrating4.3/5

39 reviewsPosted 4 years ago

Backwaters, boating and golden sand beach

Located in between Kanyakumari and Kovalam ... Very near to Kovalam ... You will see an amazing view of backwaters .. You can also enjoy boating in the backwaters .. Go up to the golden sand beach .. Picturesque view of forest and island ... Although boating is a somewhat costly, it is enjoyable and highly recommended .. There is also scope of bird watching ..

Karthik damodaran

Karthik damodaranratingratingratingratingratingrating2.1/5

6 reviewsPosted 4 years ago

Poovar Backwaters

I don't know why people try to link Kovalam beach with Poovar. Poovar is a backwater beach and you have no proper beach activities available.

You can better go to Kovalam to quest your beach thrills. In Poovar, you only have backwater rides and a stale horse ride.

Food outlets are also limited and you are dependent on the resorts you stay.

Daisy davis

Daisy davisratingratingratingratingratingrating4.3/5

10 reviewsPosted 5 years ago

Must visit place

Poovar is a silent village is near to trivandrum. I stayed in club Mahindra Poovar which is fine resort in the bank of backwater. People who love water bodies and boat journey will love this place. River Neyyar is very near to Poovar. Boat travels can be arranged from Hotel or through travel agency. In the boat travelling you can see different types of birds and explore nature. They will take you to THE GOLDEN SAND BEACH which is the meeting place of river and sea. (Arabian sea of Kovalam). Don't miss this place. You can see this in summer season only. Visit Kovalam Beach, TRIVANDRUM PLANETARIUM, MUSEUM, SREE PADMANABHA TEMPLE ETC. Any way take minimum 2 days enjoy the beauty of beach.

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Vijeet Shaw

Vijeet Shawratingratingratingratingratingrating3.6/5

7 reviewsPosted 5 years ago

Perfect Stressbuster

Poovar, 38kms from Thiruvananthpuram, is a perfect blend of mangrove forests, backwaters and beach, what Kerala actually stands for. Poovar has exotic spas and excellent resorts where you can laid back and enjoy nothingness. Golden Sand Beach is altogether another thing. A place that is untouched by mainstream tourists. Clean and well preserved. Enjoy a swim in calm waves with sea at one side and backwater on the other. You can also spot some rare bird species while boating through mangroves. The place takes you back in time.

Mukesh Singh

Mukesh Singhratingratingratingratingrating5.0/5

16 reviewsPosted 5 years ago

Truly gods own country!

If you want to relax and be away from all the kinds of pollution, this is the place one should be. Enjoy the boat ride along with the beaches. It gives you the perfect combination of swimming pool, lake, river and ocean, all at one place. Stay at one of the resort having their own segregated beaches like Estuary island or Island the coco. Just leave all your worries back at the hotel and relax the sea beach.

Uday maruvada

Uday maruvadaratingratingratingratingrating5.0/5

3 reviewsPosted 5 years ago

Amazing get away from the Urban rush

Its a heavenly feeling living amongst the backwaters of Kerala among the coconut trees. Definitely - 'God's own Country' . . Take a break -. 1. Go for a boat ride on the back waters . 2. Enjoy the beaches - Also sunrise & sun set . 3. Enjoy the local food - amazing sea food . 4. Enjoy the plantain chips - fried in coconut oil . 5. Enjoy the local spa - the ayurvedic massage for a rejuvenating experience.

Rajeev Lochanam

Rajeev Lochanamratingratingratingratingratingrating4.3/5

28 reviewsPosted 5 years ago

Short visit to Poovar

When I visited trivandrum, and I had a day to spare, since Padmanabha temple was closed, due to solar eclipse, I choose poovar island for half day tour . . The journey by taxy was short, about an hour towards Kanyakumari and we were dropped at a boat jetty. The boating fares are exorbitant, and but negotiations yielded fair discounts. Finally. Fixed at 2500rs for 2hours. Journey was beautiful and exciting. The river joined sea at this place the sand mounds are excellent for kids to play. There is an elephant shaped big boulder jetting out of sea and another rock on which infant Jesus is sculptured. Limited hotels, restaurants but you can enjoy Sea, Sands and Breeze. You get tender coconut water and some cool drinks only. Don't miss, if can make some time out with your family.

Roney Vk

Roney Vkratingratingratingratingratingrating3.6/5

3 reviewsPosted 5 years ago

At the Tip of India!

If you guys ever head down to the tip of India, make sure you visit 'Poovar' its the tip of Kerala. There is this sea side village called Pozhioor with a beach called 'Pozhikara' which has a river on one side and the arabian sea on the other. Walk up the beautiful beach and watch the river flow into the sea! If possible book into the floating resort and spend a night on a floating house . . (Warning! The water levels rise from time to time and the soil becomes slippery. Keep a safe distance from the river. Make sure your wearing your life jacket if opting for a boat ride. Do not enter water if you can't swim.

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