Fridays Place, Poovar Island, Kerala

If you’re really serious about getting away from it all, like most of us has said at one time or another, Friday’s Place, Poovar Island, Kerala India is all about secluded chill out spots nestled in a lush, tropical paradise like no other.

Fridays Place and Kerala's Backwater

Fridays Place and Kerala's Backwater

Pooval Island is like nothing you’ve imagined could exist or experience in your lifetime, offering lush tropical surroundings and Robinson Crusoe like accommodations with a luxurious, contemporary flair. If you’re attached to your cell phone or can’t leave home without an internet connection, you’re not really looking for total peace. If you are ready to leave these stresses behind, if only for a short time, there’s no better place to relax on the planet than Friday’s Place.

Chill out at Poovar Island, Kerala


Friday‚Äôs Place is a spectacular escape located on the beautiful Neyyar backwater at Poovar Island, Kerala. You won’t find any crowds of noisy people here, just four eco-friendly; superbly designed mahogany and teak holiday cottages beautifully nestled is a private palm garden, full of peaceful hidden places.

Fridays Place- The Cottages

Three of the “Crusoe” cottages are located near the river bank which somehow creates a cozy island ambiance, a peaceful haven surrounded by lush gardens with sweet smelling jasmine, fruit trees and bright bougainvillea. The cottages are uniquely thatched with palm leaf and local granite steddle stones hold them above ground which keeps the interior cool. Each cottage also has its own roomy veranda with views of the river the tropical chill out spots that surround you. Your cottage veranda is also the perfect place to relax while you lay in your hammock napping or watching the locals in their hull boats as they float by carrying supplies to their homes and accommodations along the river. The cottages share a large, attractive bathroom which has a rain shower, toilet and wash basin.

For a truly unique experience, perfect for a romantic hideaway, you’ll want to check out the Tsunami house. The Tsunami has two separate floors for you to enjoy. The first floor has a roomy yin and yang bathroom and the upper floor is basically a huge, enchanting master bedroom with a romantic four poster bed. This amazing abode is on its very own island, floating on palm canopies. When it comes to secluded, hidden places it just doesn’t get better than the Tsunami house.

  1. Miranda Gust
    Miranda Gust01-17-2012

    Major thankies for the article.Really thank you! Awesome.

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