Poovar Island, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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#1 of 19 in Parks in Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
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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  • Serene and beautiful! We had a lovely two hour boat ride in the backwaters at Poovar. The time spent at the Golden beach was fun. We went on a day trip to Poovar island and kovalam from Trivandrum...  more »
  • Awesome and amazing place. The sands there are golden in color having river on one side and ocean on another. Various sight seeing places are there like mangroves forest, Mother Mary statue, elephant....  more »
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