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Poovar Island Resort

#1 of 3 Hotels in Puvar
Certificate of Excellence
10/05/2017 11/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Basildon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poovar Island is reached by boat through the backwaters. We had a De Lux floating cottage that was wonderful in every way At sundown you could watch the boats go by a with a cool beer. Cottages were kept spotless by the cheery housekeeping team. Food was excellent and varied. I had butter fish one night and it was the...

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

only one word for everything about this resort, Excellent, excellent and excellent............................. Service, very nice.....Rooms were of the big size, neat and clean, Location is very beautiful and like heaven on the earth, Food quality is very Good, Staff was very polite and humble.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Poovar Island resort, is an island resort in one of the branches of Neyyar River. The reort can be reached only by Boat from the pick up point. You can reach the pick up point by road from Trivandrum City ( about one hour drive) or from Kovalam (less than half an hour). You can park your vehicle at...

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Torsby, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was traveling with "Indienresor" from Sweden to Kerala in 2017. We stayed for some days in Poovar Island Resort and did a Ayurveda for 3 days. It was an amazing experience and the food was excellent! It was my first contact with yoga, which made me keep on with this in Sweden back home. The surroundings at the Resort...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Poovar Island Resorts is probably the best resort on the relatively lesser known Poovar Island. This place is around twenty kms from Kovalam, but offers the unique combination of a beach as well as the backwaters at the same location. Access to the resort is by boat only, and the first journey from the welcome point to the resort will...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is heaven this property is well located has everything what requires. Rooms are very well maintain service is good. Floating rooms should not missed morning view from room is one of kind. People looking for peace should try this. Food is good quality is well maintain you won't get disappointed.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here recently for 3 nights(One night in Preimium Cottage and 2 nights in Floating ) in March Last Week . Had a great experience. Location - Excellent .. Nestled among the lush greenery away from the hustle and bustle of the city this resort is a perfect getaway for family and couples to spend some quality time with...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fantastic location with plenty of space the staff are amazing, rooms are well appointed and comfortable. I stayed in a land cottage which is the lowest category and at this level I even had hand made soap in the shower room.. to mention any of the staff individually, seams unfair but feel I have to mention Baiju...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are planning to visit backwaters of poovar ..My suggession is Poovar island resorts..Big area,no other resorts nearby have this much area and superb hospitality..Excellent Food,Privacy everything is there .Thumbs up& 5stars!

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Dublin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Place is tooooo quiet!!no music at the swimming pool(even indian).. mainly old and indian people. Not many things too do in general! Nice location surrounded by kerala backwaters! ( only good thing)milion better places than this...

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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 

Additional Information about Poovar Island Resort

Address: K.P. VII / 911 Pozhiyoor, Puvar 695 513, India
Region: India > Kerala > Puvar
Price Range: $87 - $151 (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
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“Floating cottages are must stay!!”
Mitin_K_Kumar, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor with hammock”
daveshawx2017, 16 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You have villas floating on the backwaters overlooking the sea!”
  • Opens to the Balcony
  • Coconut trees outside
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sojanipe, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Floating cottages not next to landing stage or luxury cottages”
dizybird777, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose a sea-facing floating cottage for a romantic stay”
sbchand, 3 Apr 2017 | Read review
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