Poovar – Coastal Gateway of Kerala

Coastal Gateway – Poovar

Kerala is a destination of a lifetime.The timeless beauty of the palm fringed beaches, the majesty of the undulating hills, the serenity of the pristine backwaters and the enchanting woods and forests of bowl you over. Its small terrain holds diverse geographical features and cultures, and is a wonder in itself.Like the rest of Kerala, Onam is a special time here.


Poovar Kerala

Poovar( Src: Flicker, Sandeep Shukla )

Poovar is a small coastal village in Trivandrum District.It’s around 32 kilometers from Trivandrum, Kerala’s capital. Poovar is the perfect getaway from the bustling city life – it’s not too far from Trivandrum and you still get to enjoy the natural beauty that is Kerala’s trademark. Poovar is close to Vizhinjam, a natural harbour, and has an estuary, where the Neyyar River joins the sea. With its gorgeous, golden beach and coconut grove flanked backwaters, Poovar is the perfect setting for the relaxing and memorable holiday. Back water cruises, house boats and the peaceful beaches make your stay truly memorable. Poovar is more than just a scenic coastal village; it also has an interesting history.
Poovar was the trading centre for things like sandalwood, ivory and spices. It is believed that King Solomon’s ships landed here. It boasts of the first Muslim settlements in India, which are about 1400 years old. It would be a wonderful experience for those interested in history, to walk the path of history and find out more. Poovar is close enough to Trivandrum to make it commutable to see the various places of interest in Trivandrum as well.

Club Mahindra Poovar

Club Mahindra Poovar is a luxurious resort, with cottages, private pool villas and Ayurveda rooms for that ultimate relaxing Kerala experience. So luxurious that you might want to forsake sightseeing for just relaxing around. The Ayurveda rooms are perfect for some nice, rejuvenating massages and treatments.Club Mahindra Poovar has received rave reviews from travelers and critics alike. The resorts incredible setting makes for a one-of-a-kind experience. During Onam, the resort has several Onam themed activities and a special Onam menu to sample from.
Club Mahindra has several membership plans to suit everyone, 12 different plans to choose from and 3 different types of accommodation. Club Mahindra Memberships ensure pre-booked holidays for you for 25 years.

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Reaching Poovar

By Car: Poovar is approximately 40minutes (32 km) by car from Trivandrum and Trivandrum Airport
By Bus: There are buses available through the day from Trivandrum.
By Train: One can take any train that to Trivandrum.
By Air: The nearest airport is the Trivandrum International Airport (32 km)

Poovar Kerala

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