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Poovar Island Resort

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Thane, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We were there in the resort for only 1 night in the floating cottages....i had seen this resort on the travel channel and then went on to google the property and loved it....the property is very good but my personal view is that floating cottages dont look as amazing as we see it on there sites....they need to be mainted...

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Allahabad, India
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

"Amazing" is the right word to describe this resort. Everything right from the location of the resort to the ambiance and service everything is excellent. Staying in the floating cottage was like a dream come true. The food was very good with a lot of choices. 1 hour private boat ride in the early morning around the island was very...

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1Thank docalam
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2014

dated:May 2004.serenity magnified!!!!luv the water and the locales.........a great family holiday with beautiful villas and great decor.buffets very just mouth watering!a win win situation totally!thumbs up for the great work!

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Thank JithuJ
Reviewed 20 November 2014

I visited this place with my family I really enjoyed there... First of all it is not a resort it is an island with all d facilities. I really like the jetty concept an food was awsome..staff was so helpful and greets always..with amazing activities in the resort... U will never feel like coming back from the island resort...simply out...

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2014

Stayed for 2 weeks in October and enjoyed a wonderfully relaxing holiday. All the staff were so friendly, helpful and curteous.. The food was excellent, beautifully prepared and served. It's an excellent place to stay for a relaxing, get away from it all holiday. Can't wait to return

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3Thank daveshawcross
chennai
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We were a group of 14 people who visited Poovar Island Resort last weekend. The mesmerizing boat ride from Poovar to the resort was the beginning of our memorable journey to the 'Island of Smiles'. From the traditional reception on arrival at the resort to the special care and attention given to us during our stay we could not have...

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5Thank priya272014
mumbai
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Indeed Poovar Resort was one of the best holiday destinations. The ambiance was very pleasant. With greenery around amidst the water its indeed a beautiful place. Added to it the ferry rides to and fro to the Resort is an added beauty. Be it a visit to the beach, or spending time on the floating rooms or having dinner on...

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 14 November 2014

My parents & I fall short on words to express gratitude!! A simple thank you would just not do justice for the amount of satisfaction we have from the 2-day stay at the Island of Smiles. Truly "Out of this World"!! We were received and treated so well as though each and every staff knew us directly! Thank you! All...

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1Thank Tina07052412
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

I was staying at Poovar Island Resort for 10 days. It is a beautiful place and the Ayurveda Center/Treatment, the restaurant and service is excellent. If you need to take a good rest, you are perfect here.The staff is extremely friendly, everyone greets you with a smile every day. Special thanks to the doctors, who are very professional and have...

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2Thank GirlFromGermany
Chatham, Kent UK
Reviewed 11 November 2014

My wife and I stayed at the Poovar Island Resort between the 1st and 8th November following a week of touring around Kerala. This resort is only accessible by boat which in itself is somewhat unique. From the first moment we arrived at the resort until the moment we left the staff could not do enough for us. Whether it...

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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: ₹ 5,309 - ₹ 10,890 (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
Poovar Island Resort Kerala/Puvar
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“land cottages overlooking river and sea”
 of 5 bubbles JanetC78, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Cottages inside the property are quieter with a serene environment.The floating ones nearly always have motor boats going around.”
 of 5 bubbles PeaceLazy, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a land cottage with a backwater/sea view from the veranda.”
 of 5 bubbles taffma2, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Floating cottages have serene ambience/excellent view.”
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“Rooms in Ayurveda Village are superb !!!”
 of 5 bubbles ViplavShah, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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