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Poovar Beach


Poovar Island where the beach is located is just 45 minutes drive away from Kovalam. Known for being a delight to eyes, this island is one of the most beautiful pictures to look upon. Solitude makes its own way here away from the hustle bustle of other more ventures beaches of Kerala.

Historical importance of the beach highlights its connection with the King of Travancore. For those who love the subject can delve deeper during their time here. Basically a fishing village, it has not yet gained love for water sports and in not known for that.

Located in the capital of Thiruvananthapuram, the beach is for experience and not for words, beauty of which is enhanced by backwaters, canals, estuaries, etc.


1. Local Flora- different kinds of spices, rare flowers, and herbs makes the flora of the land rich.

2. Cruises- If you are a solitary but a romantic person, you will love the environment of this beach and more so on the cruise. Go for one if you like.

3. Visit to nearby Martial Art villages- Exploring is the best way to better enjoy the tourism as you can do here by visiting nearby villages. They have their own form of traditional martial art for that is becoming rare, slowly.


You can deboard at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport and then hire a car to the beach. By railways, nearest station will be the Thiruvananthapuram (also known as Trivandrum) and then by road again.