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 our room which was later rectified.
Also they have drop service to beach from the hotel on a jetty on this remember to stick to time else they might not wait for your return which so happened with us and had to end up hiring a local jetty with great difficulty.
Buffet breakfast seemed decent and food is average.
We loved the ayurvedic massages they offered here.
To sum it up nice place to stay for a couple of days.
- 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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- Also Known As:
- Poovar Island Hotel Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum)
- Hotel Poovar Island
- Poovar Trivandrum
- Poovar Island Resort Kerala/Puvar