10 Top Romantic Honeymoon Getaways in Kerala
The first thing that comes to mind as soon as one hears the word ‘Kerala’ is beauty. Beauty is the basis of love and one can find no better place to begin the new innings of life, than Kerala. Such has been the reputation of Kerala’s immense natural beauty that whoever visits this land, falls in love with it immediately.
A honeymoon is a special occasion in every person’s life and what better way to celebrate it than being in ‘God’s Own Country’. Every couple aspires to make their first trip a memorable one, filled with romance and love. And Kerala is an opportunity to truly realize the dream of a romantic honeymoon amidst some stunning locations.
In order to make it easy for you to select your honeymoon destination in Kerala, we have prepared a list of the ten most romantic places in the South Indian state. Take a look below.
Kerala is famous for many things and among them, Alleppey holds a special position. Breathtaking beaches, mesmerizing backwater experiences, the tranquil Vembanad Lake and various other extraordinary things define Alleppey. Officially known as Alappuzha, the dreamy town is a fantastic place to experience the beautiful world on wooden boats in multiple canals passing through rich flora. The sunset at Kuttanad is something you shouldn’t miss with your partner.
Varkala is located approx. 40 km away from the state capital, Thiruvananthapuram, and is a major tourist destination in Kerala. Known for the fascinating Papanasam beach and spa centers, Varkala is a great site to visit with your life-partner. In addition to feeling the blissful serenity of the Golden Island, travelers can rejuvenate their souls by traveling to Kappil Pozhi Lake surrounded on all sides by coconut trees.
There cannot be a more beautiful place than Munnar if you are looking for a honeymoon getaway in the lap of nature. Known as the Kashmir of South India, Munnar’s luscious tea gardens blooming in the shiny crescent of the Sun wins everybody’s attention. Capture your moments in the middle of the green mountains, loaded by tremendous silence. Begin your togetherness in one of the scenic places of India in the Western Ghats.
Located at an elevation of 2100 meters, Wayanad is a blissful location that draws tourists and travelers from all over the country and abroad. From waterfalls to lakes to lush green mountains, everything sits in an unadulterated form here in this little heaven. Surprise your partner with a unique heart-shaped lake on the Chembra valley, which is also a hiking and trekking destination in Kerala. The enticing place is ideal for couples who love to have a glimpse of an awe-inspiring natural panorama.
One of the southernmost villages of mainland India is an awesome place to feel the scintillating aroma of verdant vegetation and explore the clean sandy beaches. Live in one of the numerous floating cottages on the Laccadive Seashore and collect moments that remain with you for a lifetime. Spot the end of the endless ocean water and make your love bond as deep as the ocean itself is while you embrace the holistic ambiance of Poovar beach.
The verdant meadows of Vagamon welcome you to central Kerala- the land of greenery and purity. The charming air coming from the grassy hills mesmerizes the soul and helps in combining two hearts in the shadow of Mother Nature’s most stunning shawl. You can also visit the nearby quaint town of Kottayam and pray in the 16th-century Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple to seek blessing for the long life of your marriage.
Queen of the Arabian Sea, Kochi is a heritage city where you can witness everything. Spend some time fishing with your partner, visit the famous Mattancherry palace and witness varied species of birds in the Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary. Take a nature walk on the Fort Kochi Beach and indulge in Meditation overlooking the never-ending blue water of Arabian Sea. Explore the historical diversity of the medieval town by visiting its many palaces and buildings.
Give your honeymoon an exciting touch by relishing the moments of delight with various types of animal sightings in Periyar National Park. The exquisite jungles let you encounter tigers, elephants, Nilgiri langurs, lion-tailed macaques, and many more types of amazing animals. Enjoy a fabulous boat ride in the Periyar Lake and praise the verdant vegetation in your vicinity.
If you are enthusiastic about the Keralite culture, visit Thrissur. Known as the cultural capital of Kerala, the town hosts several prominent festivals including Thrissur Pooram, the most important of all. When you visit the beautiful city, you will get an opportunity to have a glimpse of the traditional Pulikali folk art. Onam is celebrated in the city with great joy.
Another backwater destination that’s again loaded with natural beauties. Located on the Vembanad Lake, the tourist spot is famous for houseboating. Cruise through the astonishing beauty of the backwaters of Kerala while sanctifying your soul with a soul-stirring view of paddy fields and rainforests in the vicinity. The lush Kumarakom Sanctuary is home to a wide range of local and migratory birds from the Himalayas and Siberia. The enjoyable climate wins the hearts of visitors.
Author Bio : Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveller in India. He provides Ayurvedic Treatment In Kerala. He loves writing and reading books related to yoga, health, nature and the Himalayas.