Poovar Island is a tourist destination of Neyyattinkara lying within the Thiruvananthapuram district. Standing at the southernmost tip of Kerala, it lies within the proximity of a natural harbour, Vizhinjam. Poovar homes an estuary connecting itself with the sea when the tides rise higher than their average level. Once a while, this island was a reckoned timber, ivory and spice trading centre and represented as a significant part in the era of Chola dynasty.Poovar was once known to own international trading relations and was a place of stay for well-trained army accompanying their war-ships. Pokkumoosapuram or Poovar remains encircled by backwaters and opens to form a sea. This island homes to a beautiful beach called Poovar beach which marks a junction of meet points of sea, river, lake, and beach. Raising its head high as being unspoiled, unexplored and eco-friendly tour spot of Kerala, this beach presents a scenic view of the backwaters of Kerala. Once you land here, you will lose yourself in the exotic species of flora and fauna endemic to this zone. This beach also marks the opening of Neyyar River and its meet point with the vast Arabian Sea. There are quite exquisite boating trips scheduled for daily tourist engagement and are available at very nominal rates. The shiny golden sand of the Poovar beach is what excites the tourists for a long haul here. People love to stroll with their footwear off all day around for a relaxing day. As the beach zone is not so vast, you will find a very few residents nestling here. Its remoteness is what makes it a pleasant place filled with solitude and solace. Tourists from far off places visit here to experience the mesmerizing charm of early sunrise and late sunsets. What else do you want when you have a cruise at your service amidst the fascinating backwaters here. Poovar Island crowns itself as Kerala’s eco-friendly tourist attractions and a perfect place to start off your new beginning with your spouse. Blue lagoons surrounded all over by mighty coconut trees that sway with the blowing wind offers a picturesque spot for the lone travellers. Poovar village homes to the Keralite fishing community standing unique from the rest natives in their customs, cultures, and traditions. This community is tender by heart and makes the place a heaven for all Poovar visitors. These people love to engage themselves in the building fishing and boating rides. Here, you can find Indian Muslim settlements of ancient times dating back to around 1400 years. There’s a beautiful mosque established by Malik Ibn Dinar of middle-east. So, if you are searching for either a delightful honeymoon or a holiday destination, plan your visit here. This place homes to a wide array of thrilling activities to indulge yourself to the fullest. Be it either boating, cruising, playing beach volleyballs, strolling or swimming, Poovar beach is the perfect spot for water adventure freaks.