Enveloped in swaying coconut palms, majestic ghats, serene backwaters, and a dreamy golden beach, Poovar Island is truly a tropical paradise. Crimson sunsets and the lush green vegetation of Poovar surrounds one in a magical ambiance. Poovar is an ideal place for architectural buffs, photo enthusiasts and experience seekers, as it offers a rich taste of cultural heritage, traditions, and scenic beches. The nearest towns to Poovar are Thiruvananthapuram, Kovalam and Vizhinjam.
The nearest harbor is Vizhinjam, which is located 14 kms from the town. Trivandrum is the nearest airport located 30 kms from the town. There is a railway station at Neyyattinkara (9km) and Trivandrum (27km). The town can be accessed either by self-driving or a hired cab either from Trivandrum or Neyyattinkara.
Nalukettu, as the name suggests it is a traditional homestead with traditional architecture in a shape of a rectangle with a central courtyard that is open to sky. The entire house faces adequate sunlight and has excellent ventilation. This beautiful nalukettu beams of fragrant jasmines coiling up mango trees. Nestled amidst emerald greenery, Hindu temples, and serene beaches stand a cozy hideout with open arms.
This traditional cottage stands tall in its primordial charm. This villa is made of solid wood and has two floors. The ground floor has three double bedrooms and 2 single bedrooms. On the 1st floor, there is one double bedroom. All the rooms have beautiful wooden furnishing and have attached washrooms for the guests. This nalukettu also has a kitchen and a courtyard for common use.
Location: 1km from Pallimangalam Devi Temple and 4 kms from Chenkal Maheswaram Temple.
Number of Rooms- 6, Total capacity-12
David is a traveler, who loves discovering new cities around the world. He is a passionate traveler, who saves every month to sponsor a trip every year for himself. He claims that he loves visiting new places with friends and family, but it is only through solo trips that bring out the real adventure and thrill of venturing into new places. David stays in a nearby house and is available personally if need be. He is a soft spoken and humble person whose generosity is felt through the care he takes over the well being of his guests.
Simple south Indian breakfast is provided. For lunch and dinner, there are other restaurants nearby that can deliver food to the homestay.
Parking • Open Seating Areas • Toiletries • Smoking allowed • Pick and Drop Service (Paid)
Bird Watching • Reading • Fishing • Boating • Watching Beach • City Walk • Shopping
Single Occupancy: 800/-
Double Occupancy: 1250/-
Extra Person: 600/-
Note: The above tariffs do not apply during the New Year holidays
Upto 8 years: Complimentary (No extra Bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Valiyakulam Pond Neyyattinkara • Valiyakulam Yekshi Amman Temple (200 Mtr) • Kattuvila Sree Dharmasastha Temple (4km) • Kulathoor (4.5km) • Kanjiramkulam (5km) • Chenkal Maheswaram Temple (7km) • Neyyattinkara (8km) • Poovar Boating (8km) • Poovar Beach (9km) • Golden Sand Beach (10km) • Vizhinjam Beach (14km) • Kovalam Beach (15km) • Kovalam (16km) • Erattinpuram (16km) • Light House Beach (17km) • Samudra Beach Park (17km)
Beemapally Dargah (25km) • Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple (27km) • Lulu Mall Thiruvananthapuram (32km) • Thiruvananthapuram (32km) • Padmanabhapuram Palace (32km • Varkala (68km) • Aliyadu (55km) • Ponmudi (66km) • Meenmutty Waterfalls (55km) • Kappil Beach (75km) ) • Kollam (92km) • Neyyar Dam(29km)
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