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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited poovar island resort in Jan 2017. Located by the backwaters of poovar, the resort offers some amazing views of the small beach island and the ocean. We particularly enjoyed the back water boat ride which takes you on an hour long tour of the back waters around the resort (recommend sharing the ride with others as the charges...

1Thank Siddharth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Poovar Island Resort for the first time having heard about its floatels and relaxed and calm atmosphere. We had a fairly good time out with the place being true to its calm and relaxed environment with a relaxing pool that is just a perfect place to drown and relax. The resort is fairly big with beautiful landscape to explore....

Thank Ajay c
Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here recently for 3 nights in Jan 1st Week . Had a great experience. Location - Excellent .. You are cut off from the outside world and in the midst of serene beauty . The ride through the back water is amazing ( almost 10 minutes) The resort overlooks the sea. SO Perfect !! Rooms - Spacious ....

1Thank RakhiGupta2006
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

We r a group of three families, visited this resort on January 1st, only for one night. The location of the resort is beautiful. Near the beach. Very Beautiful and calm atmosphere, Surrounded by lush green Lawns and gardens, Very beautifully managed. Very nice Swimming pool, Quality of food is excellent, Very nice and soft spoken staff, everybody impressed. Hope...

2Thank Sandeep K
Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I had a lunch today and it was really great. friendly and helpful staff. The whole garden, landscaping and resort structure look very nice. The pickup and drop services by the boat is quite interesting. Overall had a great experience.

1Thank gibu g
New Delhi, India
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Stayed in one of the land cottages within the Ayurveda village - quieter part of the resort. The room was ok - clean, big bed but...nowhere to put a suitcase so we had to open it on the floor, a desk but with a low, large, deep, immovable shelf just above it making it impossible to use, a shower that...

2Thank Saydelah
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We booked it solely because it offered floating cottages, which in itself was a new experience. We stayed in deluxe cottage. The cottage is not as spacious as a hotel room with a living room. The cottage has a balcony where one can sit and watch the sunset or enjoy a morning tea. Outside the balcony is backwaters, then a...

2Thank Jack T
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Poovar is lovely by itself with the estuary and the sea around. I traveled here in March 2016 as a family. With a pleasant jetty ride we reached the resort which has a beautiful garden and rooms are widely spread across.We stayed in the superior land cottage ,rooms were clean and compact. However we had problem with the Jacuzzi in...

Thank Megh3
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stayed in floating room in December 2016.Since it was "peak" season, the room rent was INR 15000 ( incl. extra child) and our expectations were really high before we went in. The taxi leaves you to the boat station , from where you( and your luggage) are transported through speed boats. You need to wait for boat ( or...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

When you get to any resort there are 3 important things to consider. 1. The place. 2. The food. 3. The service. While PIR (Poovar Island Resort ) scores high on the ambiance and the novelty of the place and same can't be said about the other 2. The place is well maintained in terms of the landscaping and to...

Thank Zubin G

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enveloped in serene Kerala backwaters, flanked by the Arabian Sea on the East and the majestic towering Ghats to the West, opening out to the ocean and a dream golden beach, Poovar Island Resort is a tropical paradise. Swaying coconut palms, endless golden sands, the ultramarine of the ocean, emerald backwaters, crimson sunsets and lush green vegetation create a magical ambiance around you. It is the ideal remote getaway location for a quiet holiday in spectacular natural surroundings. You can choose between floating cottages and land cottages for accommodation and enjoy a boat cruise along the palm-fringed shores of bewitching backwaters.Poovar Island Resort has 78 cottages offering a range of accommodation options. 56 rooms can be used as triples. The bathrooms come equipped with Jacuzzis, bathtubs or rain showers. 48 rooms come with a hammock in the terrace.(78 rooms - 39 Land Cottages, 10 Ayurveda Land Cottages, 05 Superior Land Cottages, 08 Premium Cottages, 12 Floating Cottages & 04 Ayurveda Floating Cottages. ... more   less 

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Address: K.P. VII / 911 Pozhiyoor, Puvar 695 513, India
Region: India > Kerala > Puvar
Price Range: $89 - $141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Poovar Island Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 78
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Also Known As:
Poovar Island Hotel Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
Hotel Poovar Island
Poovar Trivandrum
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“opposite the river”
 of 5 bubbles rahulgautam, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best View , the floating cottages seem ok.”
 of 5 bubbles RakhiGupta2006, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra for a floating cottage - unique experience”
 of 5 bubbles Susie_PB, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
“go for floatels”
 of 5 bubbles madhugr, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go Deluxe, its worth it .You will have sea view , it will be quiet and not a long walk from restaurant or sea ...”
 of 5 bubbles Elizabethlatzoumaz, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
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