Poovar is 18 km south of Kovalam. Poovar is located at the Neyyar estuary. It is a typical Kerala virgin countryside with a lovely beach nudging the palm-fringed Poovar river. You can witness a rare natural phenomenon in Poovar that of lake, river, sea and beach meeting the land. The charm of serene backwaters and long stretch of golden sand beach will be difficult to resist for a real nature enthusiast.
Welcome to Mermaid Hotel Cochin (Kochi) - where you feel your fantasy turns true. If you are visiting Kerala on your journey to relish your fantasies and are looking for the apt hotel to stay, Mermaid is your answer. Situated in the banks of the enchanting Kaniyampuzha River near Vytila, Cochin. Mermaid Riverview Hotel is unique in many aspects. The luxurious, beautiful and spacious rooms combined with spectacular river- view and ambience will certainly make you feel like you are in a fantasy world. This is a prime reason why many business as well as leisure travellers make Mermaid their first choice in Kerala.
The Sree Narayana Jayanthi Vallam Kali or Boat Race, at Kumarakom, Kerala is held in the month of September every year during Onam festival. More than 1,000 oarsmen in boats of different sizes and shapes participate. Even though snake boats participate in this race, the importance is given here is for iruttukuthi, in which about 50 oarsmen row. The successful iruttukuthi wins the Sree Narayana Ever Rolling Trophy.