The ‘God’s Own Country’ is one of the most romantic states in India. Idyllic beaches and captivating backwaters, scenic hills, breathtaking landscapes, pleasing climate, etc, Kerala has plenty of destinations that harmonize perfectly with brimming love and romance. Here are the top 6 honeymoon destinations in Kerala, to enjoy authentic romantic escapade.
Kumarakom synonymously refers to backwater retreat for the honeymooners! Exotically furnished honeymoon boats enable a wonderful ride from the unhurried shore of Vembanad Lake. The ride takes you across the lakes and lagoons enjoying the beautiful landscapes, coconut grooves and rice paddies. You can stop by the cluster of islands and take a short stroll and catch fish!
Best Time: September to February (It will be overcrowded in other months)
Houseboat: Starts from INR 10000 / per night / per couple
Recommended Package: Kumarakom – Alleppey
Located in the northern part of Kerala, Wayanad is a distinctive paradise in the heaven! All you can vision about wayanad is lush green natural escapade. The serenity and tranquility of Wayanad makes it a best romantic escapade. The dense rainforest, charming tree houses and enticing nature promises you an exciting and intimate honeymoon. You are completely away from typical lifestyle!
Best Time: October to May
Cost: Starts from INR 35000 / 2 nights and 3 days per couple
Recommended Package – Minimum 3 days in Wayanad alone owing to its location and unsurpassed experience you will get
Heavenly floating water resorts, like a miniature to Maldives and Seychelles overwater villas! Sea and lake come together at Poovar Island. Of course, there are few land resorts too! You can experience what luxury really means at these exotic resorts. Enchanted with charming views of scenic nature, emerald backwaters, swaying palms and golden sands, this means the perfect beach honeymoon!
Best Time: October to May
Cost: Starts from INR 18000 /- 2 nights and 3 days per couple
Recommended package: Located near Trivandrum. So you can include a day to spend at Trivandrum.
An erstwhile summer escapade for the British is now a most popular honeymoon destination in India. Munnar is a confluence of three hills. Aromatic spices, Rambling tea plantations, unwinding lanes, picturesque views and comforting atmosphere make Munnar a very popular holiday destination. Blissful stroll in the aromatic tea gardens, splashing water streams, Eravikulam National Park, experiencing the best trekking, echo point and a lot of enticing activities awaits you.
Best Time: September to May
Cost: Starts from INR 7000 / 2 nights and 3 days per couple
Recommended package: Cochin – Munnar – Alleppey / Cochin – Munnar – Thekkady
Alleppey is slightly mediocre when it comes to wild and massive backwaters of Kumarakom! Still, narrow lagoons and backwaters of Alleppey don’t fail to attract the couples. Besides, backwaters of Alleppey take you remote islands of Kerala, stunning to view. The beaches of alleppey are more alluring.
Best Time: September to February
Houseboat: Starts from INR 8000 / per night / per couple
Recommended Package: Alleppey – Thekkady – Kovalam
If you hunt for a lesser known bliss in Kerala, tick Vagamon for your honeymoon. Located at a distance of 65 kms from Kottayam, Vagamon is not a popular background explored much. The 1100 feet altitude never gets hot even during extreme summers. Misty mountains, pine forests, deep valleys, puzzling dales and breezy climate, Vagamon is the most secluded honeymoon destination in Kerala.
Best Time: February to August 22, 2015
Cost: Starts from INR 15000 / 2 nights and 3 days per couple
Author Bio –
I am Shahil Shah, a passionate travel enthusiast and loves to write about various travel stories and tips from around the world through my blog Holiday Birds.