Poovar Island is a beautiful tourist destination, situated in the Trivandrum district of Kerala State, India. Poovar Town adorns an amazing beach and variety of unique habitats. About 50 cottages set in a spacious 25 acres which is built in typical Kerala style and are equipped with all luxury facilities. It is a small Island which keeps you away from the hustle and bustle of the city. If you want peace then this place would be like heaven for you.
Poovar is a place where you found natural wonders all around the Island such as Lake, River, Blue Sea, Beach, Swaying coconut palms, backwaters, red-orange sunset, white sands and lush vegetation. All around the Island you feel fragrance of flower and herbs. A boat cruise through palm trees, backwater and soothing whisper of Wind offers a luxury feel or experience like Paradise.
Poovar is a breathtaking tourist spot and the best part of Island is its backwater because during a journey of backwater you will view the stunning scenic of Nature and species of beautiful Bird. On the Poovar beach, you can also get enjoy of speed boat and wooden boat through backwater. The speed boat covers your backwater trip on approximately between 1.5 to 2 hours. The major attraction of Poovar beach is its golden colored sand.
The beach is ideal for swimming and relaxing only. There are not more adventure activities like other beach. In the month of June to August, it is not ideal for swimming due to monsoon and heavy under currents but October to May month is ideal. The Govt have a proposal to make Paragliding there but still isn’t stared.
Except the Monsoon season (June, July and some time August months too), you can visit on the Poovar Island any time.
The best way to reach Poovar is by road from Thiruvananthapuram which is a just about 45 minute drive by car.