Honeymoon is that period of time when everyone wants to be secluded with one’s sweetheart. Everyone longs to spend some quality cozy time together exchanging love talk and dreams for future. Everyone wishes for some extraordinary experiences in one’s honeymoon trip hoping to make it cherish able. Kerala will fulfill all the requirements you have for your honeymoon destination.
Kerala is a verdant piece of land located in the Malabar Coast of south western India. This emerald gem is nestled between Western Ghats and Arabian Sea. Pristine beaches, mist shrouded hill stations, placid backwaters, exotic wildlife sanctuaries, lush green landscape and suave art forms – the attractions that make Kerala honeymoon memorable are multiple.
The prominent beaches in Kerala are Kovalam, Cherai, Varkala, Kappad, Muzhappilangad and Bekal. Out of these, Kovalam is the beach more preferred by honeymooners. The most endearing quality that will make your honeymoon memorable is the fact that Kovalam has not lost its innocence despite being highly commercialized and crowded. Situated in southern Kerala, Kovalam is formed by three crescent shaped beaches. Seas in Kovalam is shallow and safe for swimming. You can play in the waves with your better half to your heart’s content. The sandy beaches are tempting for a sunbath. You can lie side by side with your sweet heart exchanging love talk and furtive glances. The accommodation facilities and quality of service provided are of high class. In addition to that, most of the resorts are in the vicinity of beaches letting you stay in the ambience throughout.
Honeymoon Kerala will be incomplete without savoring Kerala Backwaters. Backwaters is an unique Kerala phenomenon. It is a complex network of manmade and natural canals and inlets, estuaries of over forty rivers and five lakes. Backwaters make for exhilarating landscape with shores lined by houses, swaying coconut trees, emerald flora and lush green paddy fields, fishing nets and various activities of life; and backwaters marked by water flowers especially water lilies. Cruising in Houseboats through backwaters will be a memorable episode fitting of your honeymoon.
Houseboats are modern day luxurious versions of erstwhile “ Kettuvallams”. Houseboats have a sleeping space, dining space and a sit out open on all sides letting you relish the exquisite charm that is backwaters. They come adjoined with generators providing for full time air conditioning. A crew including a cook accompanies you. The menu is indigenous with local fish but you can opt for other cuisines.
Spending a night docked in backwaters will be a memorable affair. You can ask to switch off electric lamps and spend time in the light of lanterns alone. You can opt for a candlelight dinner also.
The prominent hill stations of Kerala are Munnar, Wayanad, Wagamon, Peermade, Nelliampathi and Ponmudi. Out of these Munnar is the preferred location for honeymooners. Situated one thousand and six hundred meters high, this hill station is mist shrouded. You will feel like spending the time under a blanket huddling with your sweetheart till eternity. With its rollicking hills, manicured tea gardens, colonial bungalows, waterfalls and rivulets – Munnar is ideal for trekking and mountain biking. There are some interesting spots nearby to visit like Eravikulam National park, Anamudi Peak, Mattupetty, Pallivasal, Chinnakanal, Anayirangal, Rajamalai, Echo Point, Top station, Tea Museum etc. To add to the romance, there is the sight of Nilgiri Tahrs, an endangered species.