Varkala - Ponnumthuruthu island

Varkala - Ponnumthuruthu island

Rich in greenery and encircled by the Anjengo backwaters and the Arabian Sea, the Ponnumthuruthu Island is a paradise for the nature lovers. This Golden Island is a tremendous getaway full of serenity and an ideal option for a mesmerizing sunset view. It is one of a kind most beautiful uninhabited islands in all of Kerala. Being a hub of migratory birds, the Ponnumthuruthu Island is a delight for the bird watchers. The quaint and charming 100-year-old Shiva-Parvathi Temple, which is locally known as the 'Thuruthu Kshethram' is the major attraction of this Island. Sivaratri is celebrated with great grandeur at this temple.

Best Time to Visit Entry Time Visiting Hours Entrance Fee
December to March. 5:30 AM to 12 PM.4 PM to 7 PM. 1 to 2 Hrs. No

Availability of Guides :-

A trip with a travel agency to Varkala will include guides to the Ponnumthuruthu Island.


Souvenirs, local products


Sightseeing, photography, boating.


No adventure activities.


Spend some quality time at the Island enjoying its natural beauty.

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Nature lovers, sightseeing, photography.

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