There are not many sightseeing spots in Poovar. The beach itself is calm, peaceful and serene with the sea on one side and backwaters on the other. The breathtakingly beautiful surroundings are ideal for rejuvenating yourself. The beach is usually not crowded and one must not expect water sports or other similar activities at Poovar.
There are other beaches which are situated close to the main Poovar beach. Kovalam, the world famous beach, is at a distance of 20 kilometres from Poovar and Shangumugham beach with the huge figurine of a mermaid is around 29 kilometres away. Napier Museum in Trivandrum, which is well known for the Sree Chithra Art Gallery housing paintings and works from different Asian countries and different art schools in India, is around 28 kilometres away from Poovar.
Neyyar River Estuary is also near Poovar. One can stay at a resort in the area and enjoy the picturesque beauty of the land.
The main mosque in Poovar is said to be erected by Malik Ibn Dinar, one of the earliest Muslim scholars in India and the Muslim settlement in this region is said to be the earliest in the country.
House boats operate in Poovar and tourists can take a cruise in them to enjoy some breathtakingly beautiful scenery.
If you are looking for some adventure or hustle, try visiting Kovalam beach. Come to Poovar to rewind and fall back into nature and its magic. It can actually work wonders and reduce your stress and anxiety levels.