Last Updated on May 19, 2023 by asoulwindow
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Sightseeing in Poovar—A Heavenly Paradise in Kerala
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Kerala is a beautiful state with a lot to see and do. If you are looking for a vacation spot in this state, then it’s time to pack your bags and head to Poovar! This small little place is located almost at the Southern tip of Kerala. If you haven’t started planning your trip to this place, do take some help from this guide prepared specially for you.
What to see and do in Poovar
Here are some things to do and places to visit in Poovar and in the surrounding areas:
You cannot go to Poovar and not go on a boating trip with family. This is the perfect way to see the island. Glide along the peaceful backwaters as you experience the calm and tranquility of the nearby mangroves, estuaries, and more
Climb coconut trees
Kerala is known for its coconuts and if you are one of those who wants to experience what it’s like to pluck a coconut, then this activity is for you. You will be doing this under the supervision of the local experts so there is no need to worry about safety.
Visit the Poovar village
This is a lovely way to interact with the locals and immerse yourself in the culture of a quaint Poovar village. You can show your kids how the people here build boats and work in paddy fields.
Relax on the beaches
While the sea is too rough for swimming and water sports, the Poovar beach is a gorgeous sight to behold. Take a selfie at the spot where the Arabian Sea and Neyyar River are separated by a golden brown stretch of sand. Join your young ones in making beautiful sand castles.
Experience the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary
A perfect spot for family vacations, the Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary is teeming with wildlife. The sanctuary is home to around 39 species of mammals and about 176 species of birds. The place also boasts elephant and deer rehabilitation centers.
Best time to visit Poovar and how to reach Poovar
The best time to visit Poovar for family vacations is between the months of September and March.The nearest railway station is at Thiruvananthapuram which is almost 23km away. The nearest airport is the Trivandrum International Airport which is at a distance of around 25km from Poovar.
Where to stay in Poovar
Club Mahindra Poovar is nestled amongst the lush greenery of the region. The resort offers the above-mentioned activities. You may also indulge in a spa session at the in-house spa, spend an evening by the bonfire with a loved one, or taste pure and authentic Keralite cuisine. With its huge number of amenities and activities, this resort in Poovar is perfect for family vacations.Sit back, relax, and enjoy this holiday as you and your family embark on this trip to paradise.Before planning your family vacation here, have a look at the reviews by happy members for you to ensure that you are going to have a memorable family holiday.
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