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Address: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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Best sun set cruise ever at Poovar estuary island

Poovar is a good destination as a picnic spot with lush greenery, exotic birds, beach, back waters and other attractions. Lake port organizes sunset cruise and the boats offered... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
SarathMahesh2017
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Poovar is a good destination as a picnic spot with lush greenery, exotic birds, beach, back waters and other attractions. Lake port organizes sunset cruise and the boats offered were of good quality and well maintained. The concerned authorities should keep littering under check as the waterbody and surrounding grounds are dumped with plastic and waste. I am afraid what... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its green green......with sandy beach......when u r just passing by all the canals u feel like u r shooting a video for discovery channel......

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Thank arindam m
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Located in close proximity to Trivandrum, this island is famous for the picturesque views it provides. It's a great experience to spend some time here away from the busy city life, in the lap of Mother Nature. There are several creations of Nature which can be seen here. The confluence of River, Lake and Backwaters renders a delightful view. Sea... More 

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Thank bishnu s
New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had an one & half hour boat ride to cover backwater of Poovar Island and Golden beach.It was an amazing & lifetime experience and we enjoyed a lot there.We saw mangrove trees,many species of birds and sailing through backwater with cool breeze made the whole experience unforgettable. The views of Golden beach ware also very good but bathing was... More 

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Bilaspur, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice and small place with beautiful backwaters and mangroves.The golden beach is very near and that is a nice place to hangout in morning and evening.

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Thank sonimatrisal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Nice Beach with house boats. Boating in back water is awesome & experiencing. Recomends stay in house boat. nice experirence to feel the nature. Would recommend to family & friends

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Thank 614faiyazs
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our day out to Kanyakumari and Poovar Island. The backwaters are very relaxing and tranquil. We went on a boat ride for about 1.5 hours. The beach was nice for a stroll and having a light refreshment.

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Thank NiceGuySanj
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is hyped place nothing great to enjoy here. How to reach : Hire a cab from anywhere in Trivandrum , cab driver will carry you to one of the boat tour service company their are many near by. Boat charges are very high they will suggest 1 or 2 hour package for boat ride. Negotiate hard per person... More 

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Thank Santhwal
Pune, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Poovar Island from Trivendrum in Mar 17. We used AutoRickshaw and that guy initially mentioned that he will charge Rs500 for 4 people with luggage and will show 3 attractions on the way. (However at the later on at the end he started asking for Rs 700 :) ). Road from Trivendrum to Poovar is good. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Different experience.. A isolated but spectacular beach destination.A stunning beach with golden sand and gentle breeze.

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