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Poovar, Kerala

Poovar Holidays

Located in the Kerala's backwaters Poovar holidays are located in an attractive beach area about 12 miles south of Kovalam. Poovar holidays are generally accessed along the winding river which slowly meanders its way through serene coconut palm groves to the resort and hotels. A peaceful place, book a holiday to Poovar and you will find yourself in a soothing location with sandy beaches and a laid back attitude which visitors lose themselves in year after year.

Poovar holidays - relax in the serene backwaters

The waters of the Arabian Sea combined with the warm golden sand make a Poovar holiday one you will never forget. The local culture is focused around the backwaters, a network of rivers and canals which are the primary mode of transport as well as being a source of income for the locals of Poovar. The interior of Poovar is populated by Banana groves and sightseeing trips along the backwaters of Poovar where crocodile watching is popular.

Poovar holidays - try something new.

Poovar holidays offer a perfect introduction to Kerala with a relaxed atmosphere along with fantastic hotels offering great facilities. Holidays to Poovar have a low key vibe and are mostly about relaxing, as with most of Kerala the resort contains a number of health centres specialising in Ayurvedic treatments and are the perfect way to pamper yourself. Mercury Holidays can help you experience the beauty of a Poovar holiday with accommodation at our comfortable hotels combined with flights from a number of airports, creating a holiday you will never forget.

Weather and Climate

Located on the southwestern coast of India, Kerala is hot all year around with temperatures between 27c and 33C all year. The highest sunshine hours per day are Nov - May with aprox 10 hours per day, this falls to 2 - 5 hours per day Jun - Sep. Humidity is between 70 - 85% with the highest humidity being from July - Sep. Monsoon season is from June-Sep with between 260 - 620mm of rainfall per month, the remainder of the year is generally very dry.

Kerala Temperatures

Poovar Highlights

  • Located within the backwaters
  • Well situated for sightseeing trips

Fact File

  • Currency: Indian Rupee
  • Average Flying time: 12 - 17½ hours
  • Minimum temperature: 27°C
  • Maximum temperature: 33°C
  • Spoken Language(s): Malayalam, English
  • Visa (UK Passport Holders): A visa is required for entry into India. British Citizen Passport Holders will need to obtain an e-Tourist Visa (eTV) for travel to India. We work closely with The Travel Visa Company who will be able to arrange your visa on your behalf. Please call them on 01270 250 590 and quote 'Mercury Holidays'. The cost of the visa is approximately £72 per person. The Travel Visa Company can only apply for this 30 days before your proposed travel date and the visa takes around 10 working days to issue. It is only valid for a 30 day single entry stay from the date of arrival. When calling the Travel Visa Company they will advise you of any changes to the fees or the procedure, they will also advise you of all information they will require in order to apply for the visa.

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