Honeymoon Places in Kerala For A Romantic Getaway

Romantic & Honeymoon

Honeymoon Places In Kerala

Marriage is a sacred bond between two people. Therefore, what better way than to further tighten this relationship in God's own country, Kerala? There are a variety of places for honeymoon in Kerala to make your partner fall more in love with you and the relationship. With beaches that stretch forever and never-ending tea estates, heart-shaped lakes and serene backwaters, Kerala is indeed a paradise on Earth.

Here is the list of 18 Honeymoon Places in Kerala For A Romantic Getaway

1. Munnar

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Known For : Echo Point, Munnar Photo Point Atukkad Waterfalls

Lose yourselves while trekking in the green and lush tea estates of Munnar surrounded by melodic chirpings of the birds and the calming fragrance of tea. Visit the artificially constructed Kundala Dam and tour the lake in a pedal boat, Kashmiri Shikkaras or rowboats. Also, bask in the scent of cherry blossoms, which appear twice a year in the region. Munnar is so cosy, comfortable yet exciting making it one the best honeymoon places in Kerala.

Best Time: September to May

View packages starting from ₹ 4,498

2. Alleppey

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Known For : Houseboats Alappuzha Beach Alleppey Backwaters

Get away from the daily hustle bustle in the serene backwaters in your private, floating houseboats along with the picturesque views surrounding them. Enjoy some private time at various places for honeymoon in Kerala on the quaint little island of Pathiramanal or by soaking your feet in the thrashing waves of Alappuzha Beach or just going for a long walk at the Vijay Beach Park. Also, visit the Mavellikkara town which gives you a tour of the rich cultural heritage of Kerala. Make sure you book your honeymoon in Kerala package beforehand to get the best value.

Best Time: June to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

3. Kumarakom

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Known For : Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary Kumarakom Backwaters

Cruising through the steady backwaters of Kumarakom in houseboats equipped with everything one can ask for. Kumarakom is a stunning honeymoon place in Kerala if you are looking for a luxurious and royal romantic vacation. The houseboats serve authentic food, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. The boat passes through mesmerising green paddy fields and tall coconut groves. Visit one of Asia's largest freshwater lakes, Vembanad, where you can see lily pads floating on its glittering emerald surface.

Best Time: September to March

View packages starting from ₹ 8,800

4. Bekal, Kerala - Beaches, Backwaters and forts

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Known For : Bekal Fort Bekal Beach Kappil Beach

Located on the west of the Malabar coastline, Bekal is a small town in the Kasargod district of Kerala. It is famous for its beaches, backwaters, forts and some tourists spots. With luxury properties like The Lalit and Taj located on the expanse of Malabar coastline, Bekal is the perfect honeymoon place in Kerala for those looking for a little bit of everything. The town oozes charm, tranquillity and romance from every aspect.

Best Time: October to March

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5. Wayanad

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Known For : Banasura Sagar Dam Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chembra Peak

Pristine and untouched, Wayanad is paradise for nature lovers. Sprawled all over the green and vibrant Western Ghats, Wayanad consists of the beautifully carved Edakkal Caves where you can dine-in too! The unique heart-shaped lake on Chembra Peak is a must visit with your partner. Go camping and locate constellations under the blanket of stars on the hills of Wayanad. Pass through the greenery of the paddy fields and tall ginger fields. Hear the melodic wind passing throw the hollow bamboos. Wayanad has so much to offer that it makes for an exciting honeymoon place in Kerala.

Best Time: Throughout the year

6. Thekkady

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Known For : Periyar National Park Periyar Tiger Trail Bamboo Rafting

Home to the country's largest Tiger Reserve- Periyar, Thekkady is a great way to enjoy a jungle vacation. Thekkady is often clubbing with Munnar for honeymoon in Kerala packages.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 7,464

7. Kovalam

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Known For : Vellayani Lake, Kovalam Water Sports in Kovalam Lighthouse Beach

Stretching over a 17 km long coastline, Kovalam is a set of three beaches sharing the same coast - Lighthouse, Hawah and Samudra. Together they form a crescent shape. The Lighthouse is the king of them with the cool breeze, thrashing waves and swaying palm trees. Water sports, Ayurvedic massages along the shore and camping at the beach facilities are available on all the three beaches. Besides these, there are places like the Rock Cut Cave Temple, Vellayani Lake, Neyyar Dam and Napier Art Museum and Gallery are a few of them making Kovalam a beautiful honeymoon place in Kerala.

Best Time: September to March

View packages starting from ₹ 7,500

8. Varkala

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Known For : Water Sports in Varkala Varkala Beach Edava Beach

Popular for its natural fisheries and springs, and the samadhi of Kerala's saint Sree Narayana Guru, Varkala is a coastal town with pristine beaches, hills, lakes, forts and lighthouses - all of this together makes this town a little paradise located on the uniquely formed Cenozoic sedimentary cliffs in Kerala. While booking your honeymoon to Kerala packages, ensure that Varkala is there on your list if you are looking for a quaint hippie coastal town.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 9,000

9. Devikulam

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Known For : Devi Lake Pallivasal Falls Thoovanam Falls

A lake with a legend of its own, greenest sceneries, waterfalls and tea plantations are what offer charm to this hill station Devikulam, a little honeymoon place in Kerala. Other than the lush green surroundings and breath taking views, the Palivasal Waterfalls, Thoovanam falls and the tea plantations are places to visit.

Best Time: November to May

10. Idukki

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Known For : Hill View Park Kulamavu Dam

With remains of Chera dynasty, Vembolinad Kingdom, and European plantations in the later years, this rugged hill resort is best known for its wildlife sanctuaries, beautiful bungalows, tea factories, rubber plantations and forests. Idukki makes for a beautiful honeymoon place in Kerala to visit after your wedding.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 6,000

11. Thrissur

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Known For : Athirapally Falls Charpa Falls Vadakummnathan temple

Situated in the Thrissur District of Kerala, Athirapally is filled with numerous waterfalls, gushing rivers and serenely flowing streams, making the place a sight for sore eyes. Moreover, the place is surrounded by thick forests and hence, it is rich in biodiversity. One can also spot rare fauna here. Thrissur is an excellent offbeat honeymoon place in Kerala.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 9,541

12. Vagamon

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Known For : Ulipooni Wildlife Sanctuary Vagamon Meadows Pine Hill

Vagamon is surrounded by the lush green hills of Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala. These hills are far away from civilisation and hence, offer tranquillity and peace of mind accompanied with fascinating waterfalls. One can also spot untamed buffaloes and elephants bathing in the small ponds found here. Trek through the pine forests and beautiful orchids and have a slice of adventure while practising paragliding. Vagamon is for those couples who are up for an adventurous honeymoon place in Kerala.

Best Time: Throughout the year

View packages starting from ₹ 2,986

13. Poovar

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Known For : Poovar Beach Thirparappu Falls Vizhinjam

Spend few days in a floating cottage in the Poovar Island, approximately 30 km from the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram. The cottages offer a spectacular view of the sunset along with the shimmering green backwaters under the sun rays for a romantic honeymoon in Kerala.

Best Time: August to March

View packages starting from ₹ 6,599

14. Kollam

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Known For : Thevally Palace Amritapuri Mahatma Gandhi Beach and Park

Steeped in rich past, entangled with a unique culture and attributed with nature divine, Kolam lies on the southwest coast of India and has many more hidden treasures troves to be explored. It is one of the oldest ports in Arabian Sea bustling with the activities since the time of ancient Rome.

Best Time: September to February

15. Vythiri

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Known For : Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary Chembara peak Soochipara Falls

62 kms off Kozhikode is Vythiri, a popular resort town famous for its old world charm of cottages, log huts & tree house accommodations cosily nestled in the forests of Wayanad. Situated at an altitude of 700 metres, Vythiri in Wayanad comprises of 18 villages. Pick this honeymoon place in Kerala if you want to get away from the crowds and cherish your romantic time together.

Best Time: October to Apr

16. Ponmudi

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Known For : Peppara Wildlife Sanctuary Golden Valley Mini Zoo, Ponmudi

Nestled in the laps of rolling hills of the Western Ghats, filled with tea-plantations, lush green hills and valleys, waterfalls and streams, this quaint little town draws connoisseurs of mountain life making perfect for a romantic vacation in Kerala.

Best Time: November to May

17. Kalpetta

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Known For : Karapuzha Dam Kanthanpara Waterfalls Shopping in Kalpetta

Kalpetta is a quaint town with a backdrop of majestic hills lurking in the shadows, lush green surroundings, fresh air and picturesque beauty. Housed in the Wayanad District of Kerala, at a height of 780 m above the sea level, Kalpetta is a perfect place for nature lovers as well as a honeymoon place in Kerala.

Best Time: October to March

View packages starting from ₹ 6,500

18. Kumily

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Known For : Periyar National Park Trekking Abraham's Spice Garden

Separating Kerala and Tamil Nadu, this quaint little town is best known for its plantation walks, diverse wildlife, boating and trekking and its Ayurvedic massages.

Best Time: September to Apr

Enjoy your post-wedding bliss with your soulmate in Kerala while losing yourself in its beauty. Right from the beaches to heart-shaped lakes, there are multiple honeymoon places in Kerala to visit, just like in the movies! The State provides you with much-needed peace of mind you both require from the wedding humdrum you go through.

This post was published by Shreya Krishnan

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