Post-wedding a beautiful beginning with your spouse sets the right tone for your married life. A honeymoon happens to be one of the most memorable experiences in the life of any person. Choosing the right destination is one of the most imperative things to do when it comes to a honeymoon in India.
Blessed as it is with confounding geographical and cultural diversity, choosing destinations for a honeymoon in India could really become a tedious task. if you leave the hills up North, “God’s own Country” Kerala, with its beaches, backwaters, Ayurveda, hills and natural splendor is one of the best places to go for a honeymoon in India.
Vote one of the “50 Places to Visit in a Lifetime” by National Geographic Traveller, Kerala is one of the best places for honeymoon in India. Set sail into the sunset amidst the gentle lapping of water and palm-fringed lagoons and canals or smell the sweet aroma of tea and spice plantation for once in a lifetime romantic experience in Kerala with an escape to the 5 best destination for honeymoon in Kerala.
10 Best Honeymoon Places in Kerala 2021
Without a shadow of doubt, Alleppey is one of the top honeymoon destinations in Kerala. It is also the most popular backwater destinations especially so if you set sail from Kollam for the longest houseboat ride through the palm-fringed backwaters. The ride offers scenic views of the intertwined backwaters, lagoons and canals; gaining the name “Venice of the East”.
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We offer one of the best houseboat tours in which you will have a pleasant and comforting experience to cruise along the backwaters of Alleppey. The waterways are fringed with long palm trees and local villages, even the food served in the region are fresh and delicious. Alleppey is a perfect place for couples who seek to desire a cheerful and relaxing honeymoon.
Location: Central Travancore, Alappuzha District, Kerala.
- Watch the sunset together at Alappuzha Beach
- Go for a relaxing Ayurveda Couple Spa Session
- Sail through the backwaters
- Explore the Royal Krishnapuram Palace
- Head for a campfire and a romantic walk
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Munnar, a stunning hill station, with never-ending stretches of tea plantations, spotless valleys, and the mountains is yet another top honeymoon destination in Kerala. One of the top hill stations in South India, Munnar is dotted with numerous waterfalls, tea & spice plantations and exotic flora and fauna.
Moreover, the scenic view it offers is breathtaking. This verdant hill station is simply a haven of tranquility. With activities like nature walks, moderate hiking, sightseeing and tea tours, Munnar is one of the ideal places to include in your honeymoon tour itinerary in Kerala. Munnar is also considered one of the top hill stations for summer holidays in India.
Location: Idukki District, Kerala.
- Witness picturesque beauty at Top Station
- Camp together
- Learn the art of tea-making at Lockhart Tea Factory
- Visit Attukal Waterfalls
- Scream each other’s name at Echo Point
- Exlore wilderness at Eravikulam National Park
- Get a romantic view of Mattupetty Lake
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Wayanad is a hilly region located on the southern Deccan Plateau, it has a very rare and natural appeal about it. The place is beautifully covered with lush green forests, scenic valleys and calm lakes.
Couples who want to try out a bit of adventure can easily get ways to explore the place or can visit the local villages in Wayanad to learn about their culture and lifestyle. You can spend time at leisure with your partner in the comfort of the resort and at the along with visiting the various attractions in the place.
Location: Kalpetta District, Kerala.
- Adventure couples, trek to Chembra Peak
- Visit Edakkal Cave
- Spend a day at Pookode Lake
- Explore the lush green tea estates
- Pay a visit to Kuruva Islands
- Witness beautiful scenery at Lakkidi View Point
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Kumarakom is a famous backwater destination in Kerala, it is made more well known because of the Bird Sanctuary it has along the waterways. Cruising through Kumarakom is a different experience altogether; you get to enjoy the serenity of the ride along with the view of green fringing trees, the Vembanad Lake and colorful exotic birds. The sanctuary is home to numerous migratory birds and exotic plants too. Kumarakom is very well kept and surrounded by beautiful and comfortable resorts. Honeymoon couples visiting this place will be under fine services and hospitality.
Location: Kottayam District, Kerala.
- Go bird watching together
- Witness the beauty of Aruvikuzhy waterfalls
- Stare at the beautiful sunset
- Ride a boat in serene backwaters
- Spend a cozy night in a houseboat
- Enjoy a couples massage
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Vagamon is another hilly site, which is ideal for a honeymoon trip. The greenery of the place is impeccable; with grassy hills, the tea estates and meadows. The three hills join to make this beautiful hill station of Vagamon – Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala.
The couples can embark on a journey of tranquility and relaxation in this place. You can even indulge in adventurous activities like hiking, Paragliding, rock climbing, boating and more for an adventurous honeymoon experience.
Location: Idukki District, Kerala
- Visit the pristine Marmala waterfalls
- Enjoy thrilling activities at Vagamon Lake
- Experience a trek up to Thangal Para
- Spend a day at Vagamon Meadows
- Seek blessings at the temple at Murugan Hill
- View the beautiful Vagamon Falls
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Bekal is a small yet gorgeous town in the Kasargod district of Kerala. It is dotted with beautiful beaches, backwaters, forts, and other attractions, which are perfect to spend quality time with your partner. This place also houses the largest fortress in Kerala where you can take romantic pictures. The stunning surroundings and magnificent forts make Bekal one of the top honeymoon places in Kerala.
Location: Kasargod District, Kerala
- Witness the glory at Bekal Fort
- Walk hand-in-hand at Bekal Beach
- Spend time in tranquility at Nityanand Ashram Caves
- Unwind at Valiyaparamba backwaters
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7. Marari Beach
Not far from Alleppey in Kerala, Marari Beach is ideal for couples who are looking to explore the Kerala backwaters and spend time at a secluded beach. This is a perfect spot to laze around with your partner. While Marari Beach is peaceful, it often gets crowded on weekends and holidays. So, plan accordingly and have the best honeymoon experiences.
Location: Near Alleppey, Kerala
- Enjoy the serenity of the beach
- Visit the sightseeing places nearby
- Spend quality time at a deserted sandy beach
- Witness Snake Boat races (in August)
- Enjoy water sports like sea surfing, parasailing, water skiing, and deep-sea fishing
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Kochi is a stunning destination with delightful surroundings that offers a soothing and romantic honeymoon. If you are history buffs, then its glorious past that is shaped over centuries will fascinate you. The unique culture, lifestyle, artistry, and local cuisine are the best things you cannot miss in Kochi. The exquisite beauty of this destination provides a great backdrop to your romantic date night.
Location: Ernakulam district, Kerala
- Explore the beautiful Marine Drive
- Have fun at Elephant center
- Enjoy a ferry ride
- Shop at Princess Street
- Take a couple spa at Fort Ayurveda spa
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An idyllic coastal town in the state of Kerala, Kovalam is one of the best places to visit for a honeymoon trip. It is known for its three crescent-shaped shallow water and low tidal beaches. Not only this but Kovalam also has beautiful resorts and ayurvedic massage centers where you can experience a couple spa. On your honeymoon vacation, do not forget to shop for rich spices, wooden statues, and handicrafts that can make popular takeaways.
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Location: Trivandrum, Kerala
- Spend time at Vellayani Lake
- Immerse in serenity at Shri Padmanabhaswamy Temple
- Spend a night at a houseboat cruise
- Have a romantic time at Lighthouse Beach
- Indulge in adrenaline-pumping water sports
Poovar is a visual delight for couples. Also, it has its own charming appeal among other places in Kerala. It is the perfect destination to plan your honeymoon trip for peace and privacy. Once called ‘Pokkumoosapuram’, Poovar is a thriving spice trading port with picturesque island villages that add to your honeymoon experience. You can travel to this destination to spend time in quaint, away from the hustle-bustle of the cities.
Location: Trivandrum, Kerala
- Embark on a sightseeing tour
- Stroll through beautiful lakeside
- Visit the fishing villages
- Explore the historical attractions
- Enjoy a boat ride
- Have a date at Neyyar Dam
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Visit these exhilarating and charming places in Kerala and have the best time on your honeymoon. Spend time on the beaches or explore the famous attractions of these destinations. Whatever place you choose, do not forget to give full attention to your partner and regenerate that spark of love on your honeymoon.