Poovar Island, Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)

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#1 of 20 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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  • Out here the river boat tour going into the sea is a must do. I loved the birds sighting and the green nature backdrop. Beautiful place but you can't swim in the sea there.  more »
  • There is a mini boat ride of about 2 hours which will take you through some of the very beautiful scenaries - mangroves forest, exotic birds, floating restaurant and cottages, golden sand beach and...  more »
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