5 Reasons to Plan a Quixotic Honeymoon in Kerala


Finding the right place to spend your most beautiful days with your life partner, after a tiresome wedding function is not as easy as it sounds. It’s better to have everything in place beforehand. While there are so many beautiful places in India, there are simply too many reasons to plan a honeymoon in Kerala. In this piece, we share the top reasons that’ll force you to choose and plan an amazingly romantic vacation in Kerala.

Here is an extensive list of reasons that’ll make you browse through Kerala honeymoon packages right away.


  1. The emerald-green backwaters

Who doesn’t love backwaters of Kerala? We all do, especially honeymoon couples. Backwaters are one of the most popular attractions of Kerala, and visited by honeymooners every year. Kumarakom and Alleppey are the major backwater destinations. This chain of lagoons is not limited to these two places; Kuttanad, Kasargod, Kochi, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Valiyaparamba, and Cherai Island backwaters are other backwaters you must explore while you are in Kerala.


You’ll feel relaxed and at peace as soon as you start sailing on the water. You can imagine the wonderful cruising experience you’ll have with the love of your life, while seeing the swaying palm trees, rice fields, and emerald-green water.

All you have to do is, relax and pamper yourselves and enjoy the romance that lives in the air of Kerala. This is going to be the most memorable and romantic vacation of your life.


Suggested houseboats: Rainbow cruises, Nova Holidays Houseboat, Genesis Houseboat, Double Bedroom Houseboat 5 PAX, Travenz Houseboat, and Holiday Cruise are some of the best houseboats in Kerala.


  1. Majestic beaches


The serene and romantic beaches of Kerala are one of those amazing creations of nature that attract hundreds of newlyweds every year. God’s own country is surrounded by tall and graceful palm trees, lagoons, coconut groves, and the azure sea, making it one of the best reasons to visit Kerala.These beaches have something for every type of couple. If you are someone who loves sitting by the waterside and lazily walking on the beach with your husband or wife, then this is your paradise. Couples who love adventure can go for water sports like diving, speed boat, parasailing, and swimming.


You can also book a beachside resort to enjoy absolutely romantic candle lit dinner on the beach with your spouse. You’ll surely admire the beauty of these beaches when you visit them.


Suggested beachside resorts: Vivanta by Taj, The Leela Kovalam, Niraamaya Retreats Surya Samudra, Bethsaida Hermitage, Marari Beach Resort, and Turtle on the Beach, Coconut Bay Beach Resort, The Gateway Hotel, and Poovar Island Resort are some of the best beachside resorts in Kerala.

  1. Luxurious houseboats

As long as you are in Kerala or near the backwaters, you must stay on houseboats. Visiting Kerala and not staying in houseboat doesn’t sound like a good idea. Houseboats in Kerala are always ready to welcome honeymooners. There are different types of houseboats you can choose from, according to your budget.


All the houseboats for honeymooners are luxurious and romantic with facilities like a cozy bed, AC rooms, candlelit dinner, and glass windows for a perfect view, dressing mirror, luggage compartment, your own kitchen, wardrobe, games etc. You can book a decorated one with all the luxurious amenities. There are also many backwater resorts in Kerala, especially designed for honeymooners. Don’t forget to check reviews of houseboats, hotels, resorts before booking one.

  1. Wildlife sanctuaries

Varieties of species of plants, birds, mammals, and animals make Kerala a perfect heaven for nature lover couples. There are many wildlife sanctuaries in Kerala, including Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, Periyar National Park, Silent Valley National Park, and Eravikulam National Park. The enticing national parks and the wildlife sanctuaries offer honeymooners a chance to watch rare creatures like giant squirrel, hornbill, leopard, Bengal tiger, great king cobra, lion-tailed macaque, and so much more.


This is going to be a wildly refreshing experience for you and your spouse. You can experience overnight camping in the peaceful ambience of the national parks. This romantic experience blend with wildlife is going to be your best travel experience ever.

  1. Hill stations

The green, velvety meadows, spectacular tea plantation, and tranquility define Kerala’s hill stations. The hill stations of Kerala are frequently visited by families and newlyweds from all over the world. Idukki, Devikulam, and Munnar are some of the hill stations surrounded by undulating valleys and plantation of Cardamom or tea.

There’s nothing as dreamy as living amidst these spectacular valleys in luxurious resorts, and watching the sunset. The pleasant weather of these hill stations add more beauty to the valleys. While you are there, don’t forget to get an excellent ayurvedic treatment to relieve your stress. Stay away from the city crowd for some time with your love one to spend some time in peace.


We hope reasons are good enough for you to plan your honeymoon and will make your romantic vacation memorable.

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