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Address: Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India

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Good calm place along backwaters

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... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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 6 days ago NEW 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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Thank Ketan27
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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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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Honeyduke2014
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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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not aware of this before visiting Kerala. My driver told me not to miss this place. So we visited and it was worth it. The boat person may ask you around 3500-4000. We paid Rs. 2500/- for 4 adults and 1 kid for one boat... for one hour. Boat person cum guide will take you through the backwaters........ More 

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very pleasant place to stay for a holiday. Don't miss Back waters boating. Floating house is also a good idea for a stay.

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