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Address: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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Enchanting experience

The beauty of Mother nature here is truly enchanting. You get to see the backwaters, sea, rivers, beach, lake in one place. The views are photogenic. Carry your camera to capture... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rajani k

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beauty of Mother nature here is truly enchanting. You get to see the backwaters, sea, rivers, beach, lake in one place. The views are photogenic. Carry your camera to capture the beauty of this place. Enjoy a boat ride. Be aware of getting into the sea waters as the currents are very strong.

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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was not in our list and accidentally we visited this as this falls in between Trivandrum and Kanyakumari. And better that both!!! You have to cruise on Neyyar river and go to an island which is in between Neyyar river and Arabian sea.

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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Backwater ride was good but not great, so take a short ride. Cost for a boat was Rs 1000 for short ride from Hotel Isola de Coco. We did the long ride with another family cost us Rs 1500, kids were tired & started to get bored towards the end.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What to say about poovar just awesome must go dont forget otherwise u miss the most beautiful scenic beach of india.... Way to reach island is adventurous full of greenery bothside of the backwater way...New birds and plant species u find on the way...at last what to say when u reach at the island...1 word comes from everyone s mouth... More 

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Mumbai
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Poovar Beach very nice with golden sand, vey long and clean. The waves were very high and it is not recommended to venture in to the sea as it is very risky.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, Outstanding and Amazing. Brilliant green shades of nature in plants and reflections in the river. Saw Kingfisher bird also there. You will respect the nature. Finally you will see a beach sandwiched between a river and an ocean!!! Golden Beach and sand. The cost of trip is bit high on Indian standards but considering the beauty you will see,... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an amazing boat trip with my daughter. Absolutely loved it. Will definitely go there once again!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a visit, accessible via one of the numerous boat trips lined along the river banks.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the place on our boat ride... A good small island having a church .. Just an amazing view ... More than the island we enjoyed the ride here

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is 30KM from trivandrum city and 20KM from kovalam beach, many attractive place plus houseboat riding are available in this place, highly recommended for family vist

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