Kerala has been abundantly blessed by nature when it comes to natural beauty and is lovingly known as ‘God’s Own Country’. It offers the perfect background for amorous vacations and is highly favoured by honeymooners. The unending pristine beaches, romantic backwaters, lush greenery and cool, misty hills provide the perfect alluring interlude setting for a honeymoon.
There is something here to charm and delight every kind of taste. You could go for the laid-back private luxury houseboat cruises along the backwaters and explore the various attractions rural Kerala has on offer or you could laze away the days in hammocks feasting on fresh coconut water and enjoying all the charms of beach life. And if you are the adventurous type, you could go for wildlife sanctuaries, nature trails or just cuddle up in the cool misty hills amidst the wispy clouds and verdant tea gardens and spice plantations.
Here’s a look at some of the best honeymoon destinations in Kerala:
This is a picture-perfect collection of numerous sun-filled beaches that belong in a fairy tale. Complete the magical effect with a stay at the Leela Raviz resort in Kovalam and get pampered with rejuvenating ayurvedic massages. Enjoy the days with water sports, sunbathing, strolling through the numerous antique shops lining the promenade, enjoying the cultural performances and winding up watching the magnificent sunsets holding hands.
It is one of Kerala’s most romantic destinations and is located on the shores of the spectacular Ashtamudi Lake, the gateway to the backwaters. Numerous mysterious-looking islands dot the lake, beckoning you to come to explore them. You could stay at the exclusive honeymoon suites at the Raviz Resort & Spa in Kollam and indulge in idyllic houseboat cruises down the serene backwaters. Or you could just explore the nearby beaches, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries.
A haven of sun, sand, sea and panoramic views, Bekal is an off-beat honeymooner’s paradise too. The dense greenery of this area complements the romantic mood of honeymooners, making it the perfect destination.
A delight for nature lovers, this town is famous for the majestic Vembanad Lake, its backwater cruises and water sports, and offers a leisurely, unhurried atmosphere, ideal for honeymooners.
A string of misty hills swathed in clouds and dressed in immaculately-manicured tea gardens offers one of the best honeymoon destinations in Kerala. Leisurely days among the verdant greenery and cosy ambience make this an ideal honeymoon destination.
Some of the other amazing honeymoon destinations in Kerala include Varkala, Alleppy, Wayanad, Kuttikanam and Poovar.