Places To Visit In Poovar

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Here are the top 9 tourist attractions to see in Poovar:

1. Poovar Beach

Must visit 3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
1 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

A stunning beach with golden sand and gentle breeze nestled between the gorgeous River Neyyar and Arabian Sea. The swaying coconut palms add to the beauty of this picture perfect beach which is only accessible via a water taxi alone.

2. Thirparappu Falls

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13 km
from city center
2 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

Located at a distance of about 55 kilometres from Kanyakumari, the cascading waters of the Tirparappu Falls make up for an enchanting sight. This waterfall is a manmade one and falls from a height of 50 feet.

3. Vizhinjam

Must visit 4.1 /5 View 7+ photos

12 km
from city center
3 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

Vizhinjam is a natural sea port located in Thiruvananthapuram City, very close to the international shipping routes of the area. Following an ambitious project taken up by the Government of Kerala, Vizhinjam is now an international deepwater multi-purpose shipping hub, currently in its initial stages of development.

4. Shopping in Poovar

3.0 /5

0 km
from city center
4 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

Poovar is a small coastal area where one does not have many options for shopping. However, if you are visiting the place make appoint to check out the exquisite range of footwear, dhurries, artificial jewelry and carpets.

5. The Fishing Village

3.1 /5

11 km
from city center
5 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

A village lying in the proximity of Poovar is comprised of fisher's community. The people of this village make their living solely by fishing in a traditional old ways.

6. Cruises

3.1 /5

1 km
from city center
6 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

Amid the crystal clear ripples of water and surrounded by raw nature, make sure you do not miss out on the cruise to the neighboring fishing villages.

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7. Kovalam Beach

3.1 /5

12 km
from city center
7 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

A captivating beach with nature's beauty at its prime, Kovalam Beach is considered to be one of the major beaches in India. Comprising a group of three remarkable crescent shaped beaches namely Samudra Beach, Hawwah Beach and Lighthouse Beach, Kovalam is always buzzing with activities.

8. Boat Race

3.1 /5

2 km
from city center
8 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

Adrenaline rushing snake boat races are a specialty of Kerala. Poovar during the local boat races is a sight to be held. The usually calm and tranquil environment is all charged up and one can see the enthusiastic festivity mood all around.

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9. Ayurveda

3.6 /5

7 km
from city center
9 out of 9
places to visit in Poovar

Based on a universal principle of faith that health and wellness depends on a subtle balance between the three major elements of the human existence- mind, body, and spirit. The key motivation of Ayurvedic healing is to encourage a person to pursue good habits to live healthy and fit.

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Can you suggest an itinerary for Poovar?

Day 1- From your hotel or resort you can head off to the famous Poovar Beach, after a late breakfast. You can have a good beach time here in solitude. It is not at all crowded and is very clean and beautifully landscaping, separating the Arabian Sea and River Neyyar. Leave the beach late afternoon and relax at the hotel.
Day 2- Next day can you can take a houseboat cruise to the Fishing Village. You can get to understand the lives of the fisher folks and typical coastal villages of Kerala. You can also engage in fishing. You could also visit a century-old martial arts village to learn about the ancient martial art form of Kerala - Kalaripayattu.
Day 3- This can be another beach day. However, with recreational activities like water sports. Kovalam Beach can be the place, which has 3 beautiful crescent-shaped beaches, Lighthouse, Hawwah, and Samudra Beach. Lighthouse being the most famous, however, all of these beaches are extremely beautiful. You can leave the beach late afternoon and visit the natural sea port, Vizhinjam. It is internationally acclaimed for its beach resorts and Ayurvedic treatment. After a long day, you can indulge in an Ayurvedic treatment or a massage, which is healing and relaxing at the same time - just what you need on a holiday.

How can I commute within Poovar?

To move around this beautiful picturesque town, Poovar offers several options. Water taxis are available in many forms as per the visitor's convenience ranging from country boat and house boat to motor boat and canoes. A fifteen minute boat ride will be enough to take you to capital city of Kerala, Trivandrum. However, monsoon is not the perfect time to visit Poovar, so plan your trip accordingly.
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How much does a package cost for Poovar?

The packages for Poovar start at INR 6599 which can be further customized based on number of people, days, hotel category, vehicle type and customizations. You can have a look at all packages here

What are the top sightseeing places in Poovar?

The top sightseeing places in Poovar are Poovar Beach, Thirparappu Falls, Vizhinjam, Shopping in Poovar, The Fishing Village, Cruises.
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