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Poovar is categorised as Beachside / Backwaters / Getaways

Poovar (Nivalink Trip Dated - 24 April 2006)

Reasons to Visit
  • Poovar is where Backwater meets the beach.
  • Poovar is end of Kovalam stretch of Beach and is located about 20 km South of main Kovalam Beach. Poovar is home to a a small backwater stretch as well here giving it a dual backwater cum beach feel.
  • Poovar is classic example of how a destination is created and branded to carve a unique niche.
  • Poovar is home to a premium resorts recommended for guests looking to spend a couple of nights in complete isolation rejuvenating and enjoying nature centric experience.
Access Information

Poovar has 4 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount

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1 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Poovar

Short Break (4-6 nights)1

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List of Holidays for Poovar

Short Break

  • Kovalam - Poovar Break (4 Nights)

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Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Transfers between Poovar and Kovalam / TrivandrumRs. 2207

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Destination Ideas

  • Kovalam - An all Season Beach Getaway
  • Poovar Getaway

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Poovar is a small coastal village at 20 kms from Kovalam having a beach, backwater canal and an estuary which attracts tourists.
    View Point
    Lake Views, Sea or Ocean or Beach
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ponmudi at 60 kms from Trivandrum is a hill station in Western Ghats and is renowned its bird watching possibilities. Ponmudi is home to 283 species of birds and 190+ species of butterflies.
    Bird Watching

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Poovar (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Poovar
  • Trivandrum International Airport ( TRV ) , Trivandrum-27 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Poovar
  • Kochuveli ( KCVL ), Trivandrum-27 Kms
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