Poovar Island is the hidden jewel in Kovalam sightseeing crown where the King Solomon’s ships landed in 1000 BC. This place looks like it is straight out of a fairy tale with the Arabian Sea on the east and majestic ghats on the west. Crimson sunsets coupled with lush green tropical trees make a visit to this island the most soul-enriching experience. If you want to be in Kovalam and at the same time escape the crowds, then a retreat to this island is your solution. You can also stay at the luxurious Poovar island resort amidst the beautiful coconut and palm trees.