Kerala is the most popular honeymoon destination in India, particularly the presence of romantic resorts on the beaches, romantic backwaters and dreamy hill stations. The choice of destinations is huge as it includes Munnar Hill Station, Vagamon, Kumarakom Backwaters, Alleppey Houseboats, Thekkady wildlife sanctuary, Kovalam Beach, Wayanad Hills, Marari Beach, Athirapally waterfalls, Wagamon Hills and Bekal Beach.
So, if your planning your honeymoon any time soon, take a look at our top honeymoon destinations
1 : Alleppey Backwater
Alleppey is among the most fascinating Honeymoon destinations in Kerala and welcomes every newly married couple to take a houseboat stay to experience a highly romantic moment amidst the backwaters of Kerala and enjoy the best of nature the country has to offer.
WHERE TO STAY – Hotel Ramada, Lake Palace, Lemon Tree.
WHAT TO DO – Houseboat cruise through lake, Flower decoration with Jasmine Rose Flowers in houseboat, Candle light Dinner with Wedding cake in houseboat, Fishing, a small canoe ride, visit a toddy shop(Kallu shaap).
2 : Munnar Hill Station
Munnar is one of the most beautiful hill station in South India. It is an amazing place full of greenery and romantic vibe.
WHERE TO STAY – Mountain Club, The Siena Village, Nature Zone Jungle Resort.
WHAT TO DO -Visit Tea Museum, tea factory & learn tea manufacturing, Scream the name of your partner at Echo Point, boating at Kundala Lake, visit Ervikulam National Park, overnight stay at tree house, walk in aromatic tea garden.
3 : Kumarakom Backwater Village
Kumarakom is a charming Kerala backwater destination famous for its islands, coconut lagoons and paddy fields. Among the many honeymoon places in Kerala, the backwaters provide the ultimate romantic escape. The Vembanad Lake in Kumarakom offers endless natural beauty.
WHERE TO STAY – Kumarakom Lake Resort, The Zuri Kumarakom, Coconut Lagoon.
WHAT TO DO -Backwater cruise by motorboat in the Vembanad lake, Bird watching at Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, Romantic Floral bath , Rejuvenate with aromas of Ayurveda at Maya Spa, Yoga and meditation, Candle light dinner.
4 : Kovalam Beach
Kovalam is one of the most romantic beach destinations in Kerala. The coastal town boasts of its 17-kilometer long shoreline that is known for its pristine beaches. The Lighthouse beach and Eve’s Beach are the most popular beaches and are perfect for a romantic stroll with your loved one.
WHERE TO STAY – The Leela, Green Cove Resort by Taj Vivanta, Turtle on the Beach.
WHAT TO DO – Enjoy the Sunbathing, swimming, herbal body toning massages, special cultural activities like Kathali show and and ayurveda massage with your special one. Parasailing, windsurfing, water skiing, and boat sailing are for those who love some thrill with romance. Rekindle the romance with a candle-lit dinner on the Kovalam beach.
5 : Marari Beach
Marari Beach in Kerala is a lover’s paradise. With high waves, turquoise skies and an expansive sandy beach, sitting on the shores of Marari is almost next to meditating. It is so serene and peaceful.
WHERE TO STAY – Marari Beach Resort (CGH Earth), Abad Turtle Beach, Xandari Pearl.
WHAT TO DO -Village Walk, Cycling, Yoga & Meditation, Enjoy the evening watching a spectacular sunset or swimming at the picturesque Marari Beach, try lip-smacking authentic traditional sea food cuisine for dinner.
6 : Vythiri Village at Wayanad
Wayanad is the kaleidoscope of scenic beauty. The most vibrant place of Kerala, When it comes to planning a romantic getaway in Kerala, Wayanad is the all-time choice for nature lovers.
A natural heart-shaped lake on the way to the astounding Chembra Peak in Wayanad, it is called the Chembra Lake. Ranked among the best places to visit in Kerala, the natural heart shaped lake at Chembra is believed to have never dried up and is an ideal stop for couples to spend time together, amidst the misty hills and the floating clouds.
WHERE TO STAY – Vythiri Resort, Vythiri Village Resort,
WHAT TO DO – Tribal village visits, Safari to Chembra Peak, Romantic tea plantation walks, Exotic activities like bamboo rafting, kayaking at Banasura Lake, Wellness spa for couple’s massage, Tree house accommodation for a unique honeymoon experience.
7 : Poovar Island
WHERE TO STAY – Poovar Island Resort, Estuary Island Resort, Isola Di Coco
WHAT TO DO -Beach walk , Boat ride in Poovar River trough the mangrove forest, bird watching, fishing, visiting local villages, try Ayurvedic massage, enjoy a sunset cruise, candle light dinner.
8 : Vagamon Hill Station
1100 mts above sea level, Vagamon is a great place known for eco-tourism and is a good place to unwind with your loved ones. Vagamon could be your quiet offbeat hill station in Kerala away from maddening tourist crowds. This hill station is a trekkers delight surrounded by meadows, valleys and tea gardens.
WHERE TO STAY – Vagamon Hide Out, Holiday Vagamon, Wood Castle Residency.
WHAT TO DO – Cycling, trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing, Kite Flying, off road experience through the pine valley.
9 : Periyar Wildlife
Thekkady is one of the world’s most fascinating natural wildlife reserves – the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary, where you can watch wildlife at close range. The greatest attraction of Periyar remains the large group of wild elephants that come down to the lake’s edge.
Bamboo rafting and a wild jeep safari in Periyar National Park attracts couples and honeymooners from all over the country.
WHERE TO STAY – Spice Village, The Elephant Court, Wild Corridor.
WHAT TO DO – Boating (through the sanctuary), Trekking, Elephant Ride, Periyar Tiger Reserve Visit, bullock cart ride to the nearby villages, jeep safari, plantation tour, nature walk, jungle scouting.
10 : Athirappally Waterfalls
Athirapally, this is a paradise in Kerala with unspoiled natural beauty, adorned with glittering waterfalls. One of the most enchanting water falls in the country, Athirappilly waterfalls with its beauty and majesty is real feast for your eyes.
WHERE TO STAY – Rain Forest, Green Tree Resorts, Silver Storm Resorts
WHAT TO DO – Fishing in the river, walk to the waterfall, jungle safari, trekking, Charpa Falls: 2 kms uphill, Vazhachal Falls (5 kms), plantation walk and river experience.