Neyyattinkara is a Municipality located in Thiruvananthapuram metropolitan area of Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala, and is the headquarters of Neyyattinkara Taluk.Located around 18 km (11 mi) south of the State capital Trivandrum, on the National Highway 66 to Kanyakumari, the town spreads over an area of 16.21 km 2 on the banks of the Neyyar River.It is also the headquarters of the Neyyattinkara Revenue Division.
Poovar Island. Poovar Island is a solitude seekers sanctuary. This tiny isle is bordered by backwaters and Neyyar River near its confluence to Arabian Sea. Poovar is located about 30 kilometers south of Trivandrum and is accessible by boat only. Kovalam beach is just 12 kilometers away.