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Poovar Tour & Travel Guide

Population

10,000

Top Sites

Poovar Beach, Poovar River, Poovar Lighthouse, Thanneermukkom Backwaters, Alappuzha Beach

Temprature
Summer
April to June

30°C to 35°C

Monsoon
July to Sep

25°C to 30°C

Winter
Oct to Feb

20°C to 25°C

An Insight into Poovar Tourism

Golden Sands, Swaying Palms, Bewitching Sunset... A Serene Beach Holiday

Situated in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, Poovar is a tourist town towards the southern tip of the state. Breathtaking and unsurpassed beauty of this beach-holiday destination attracts tourists from all over the world. Conveniently located at around 27 kilometers from Thiruvananthapuram or Trivandrum, this place is far enough to be secluded from the chaos of the city life, yet easily accessible. Tucked amidst coconut palms & lush green vegetation, Poovar is fringed by endless golden sands and a beautiful sea.

As history sights Poovar was a prosperous trading point in the past. It was timber, sandalwood, ivory and spices that were the core catch, here. During the Chola dynasty rule, Poovar was an important port and it is also sighted by some sources that ships owned by King Solomon of Israel anchored in & around this place for trading. Megasthenes - an explorer, Pliny the Elder - a Roman writer and Marco Polo a Venetian traveler mention connections of this place with Greece and Rome. This place was once an ancient Muslim settlements and the main mosque here was built by Malik Deenar, an 18th century Muslim preacher

The prime attraction here in Poovar is the beach. The Poovar Beach has the beautiful formation of the backwaters which extended impeccably blissful scene. The juncture of the Neyyar River with the Arabian Sea is worth a boat ride.

Boating trips here are exquisite and are available by local service providers. One gets to see a slice of coastal life in this place and its beautiful location garners more attention. The prime attraction here in Poovar is the beach. The Poovar Beach has the beautiful formation of the backwaters which extended impeccably blissful scene. The juncture of the Neyyar River with the Arabian Sea is worth a boat ride. Boating trips here are exquisite and are available by local service providers.

One gets to see a slice of coastal life in this place and its beautiful location garners more attention. Also a large amount of exotic wildlife is found here. The golden sands of Poorva beach are best picnic spots. The golden coloured sand and the breathtaking sunrise and sunset views give a perfect background for a romantic beach holiday, here.

The sea water here is not suitable for swimming, so one will not find any water sports or beach activities here. However, all these make this place a calm & romantic beach holiday destination. You can enjoy a boat ride to the neighboring village cruising through the clear blue water for an unforgettably pleasant experience. Poovar majorly has fishing community and is an getaway to explore the local culture and traditions. There is an estuary adjacent to the Poovar and is beautiful place that has sounds of birds chirping and waves roaring, for some serene "we" time amidst nature.

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