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3.5/5 Good
19 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking

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Explore the area

AirportThiruvananthapuram (TRV-Trivandrum Intl.)30 min drive
Popular LocationChowara Beach42 min drive
Popular LocationVizhinjam Beach47 min drive
Popular LocationLighthouse Beach50 min drive

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  • Superior Land Cottage Double

    Room amenities

    • 330 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Single Beds
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  • Floating cottage double

    Room amenities

    • 247 sq ft
    • Water view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area

Poovar

Located in Neyyattinkara, Poovar Island Resort is in the suburbs and on the waterfront. Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple and Attukal Bhagavathy Temple are local landmarks, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Kovalam Beach and Azhimalathara Beach.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Chowara Beach - 42 min drive
  • Vizhinjam Beach - 47 min drive
  • Lighthouse Beach - 50 min drive
  • Hawah Beach - 55 min drive
  • Kovalam Beach - 56 min drive

Getting around

  • Dhanuvachapuram Station - 15 min drive
  • Thiruvananthapuram (TRV-Trivandrum Intl.) - 30 min drive

About this property

Poovar Island Resort

Family-friendly resort with 3 restaurants and 2 outdoor pools
This resort features 3 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools and a full-service spa. Free full breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club and a poolside bar. All 78 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and LCD TVs with cable channels. Guests will also find balconies or patios, minibars and room service (during limited hours).
Poovar Island Resort offers 78 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Beds feature premium bedding. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers.
Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.
2 the outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a health club.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.
Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa. Services include facials and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including Ayurvedic.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free valet parking
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

Free full breakfast
3 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
Room service available

Things to do

2 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room
Children's pool
Fitness centre
Free bike hire
Full-service spa
Playground

Family friendly

2 outdoor pools
Arcade/game room
Children's pool
Dry-cleaning service
Free babysitting/childcare
Free children's club
Free supervised childcare/activities
Laundry facilities
Playground
Fridge

Conveniences

Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe
Gift shop/newsstand
Library
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
Hindi

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms
Conference space

Outdoors

BBQ grill(s)
Garden
Picnic area

Spa

Ayurvedic treatments
Body treatments
Facials
Massages
Sauna

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Braille signage
In-room accessibility
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Ceiling fan
Premium bedding

Bathroom

Free toiletries

Entertainment

TV channels
LCD TV
Premium channels

Food and drink

Coffee/tea maker
Free bottled water
Minibar
Fridge

Outdoor space

Balcony or patio

More

Desk
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM and 11:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 7 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
To register at this property, guests who are Indian citizens must provide a valid photo identity card issued by the Government of India; guests who are foreign nationals must present a valid passport and visa.

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for INR 2000 per night.

Payment types at the property

Diners Club
Mastercard
American Express
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: INR 3800 per vehicle (roundtrip)
  • Rollaway bed fee: INR 2000 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.
Please note: To comply with local law, no alcohol will be served in this property on the first day of every month.

We should mention

Guests must transfer to the property via boat and must arrange the transfers by contacting the property before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Poovar Island Resort
Poovar Island Resort Neyyattinkara
Poovar Island Neyyattinkara
Poovar Island Resort Resort
Poovar Island Resort Neyyattinkara
Poovar Island Resort Resort Neyyattinkara

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Poovar Island Resort and receive a full refund?
Yes, Poovar Island Resort offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Poovar Island Resort cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Poovar Island Resort have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Poovar Island Resort?
Self-parking and valet parking are free at this property.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 1 PM to 11:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Poovar Island Resort?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does this property provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle. A fee of INR 3800 per vehicle applies.
Where is Poovar Island Resort located?
This family-friendly Neyyattinkara resort is located on the waterfront, 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from Azhimalathara Beach, and within 12 mi (20 km) of Kovalam Beach and Chowara Beach. Lighthouse Beach and Hawah Beach are also within 12 miles (20 km).

Guest reviews

3.5
5 - Excellent
3
4 - Good
8
3 - Okay
6
2 - Mediocre
0
1 - Poor
2
3.6
Cleanliness
3.6
Service and Staff
3.5
Amenities
3.6
Property condition

1/5

  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Pretty relaxing stay and the resort had lot of places to walk and explore.

Stayed 1 night in Sep 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Isolated protected island resort with staff well equipped to take care shuns the fear factor away. Thanks

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

5/5 Excellent

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    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

    1/5

    • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    AVOID STAY IF YOU VALUE YOUR MONEY

    One of the worst stays during my trip. The hotel staff is rude and ignorant of guests request. Their housekeeping team doesn't even bother to check if there are blood or dirt stains on bed before guest occupies the room. Restaurant food is tasteless, chefs do not know how to cook simple recipes like dosas, you can get it better at a street vendor. Also avoid buffet. During my two day stay, i had the following issues : You can't sit in balcony as local fisherman always pass by so its like living in a jail/bunker where you can't open windows or doors.Beach access limited as frequented by local fisherman. DO NOT STAY IN FLOATING COTTAGE (it's not like Maldives/Mauritius)but a pretty bad experience - Blood stain on bed sheets as i was staying in honeymoon floating cottage (supposedly their premium stay). Got cleaned after 40 minutes once i reported, check photos. - Bed side lamps and charging ports not working, got fixed after i had to call atleast 3 times and their reception staff brushed me aside that all they can do is pass on information and i have to wait. - Stinky room & dirt towels even requesting before hand that room should be cleaned. Had to request room freshners two times during 12 hour stay. check photos. - Television, AC & WIFI not working and got fixed only after i requested Service Manager (but there was no Service Manager on duty @ 10:00pm. - Blood and Dirt stains on toilet seats.

    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2019