There is no doubt that Kerala is the best place to enjoy your honeymoon. Honeymoon is the most beautiful period in the life of a married couple. This is the moments, they are going to cherish throughout their life. So the place you choose to celebrate the precious moments just after your wedding is really important. Without any doubt, we could say that Kerala is the very best option for a couple to enjoy their honeymoon days. There are many Kerala Honeymoon Destinations you can choose according to your taste and convenience.
Some of the must visit honeymoon destinations in Kerala are :
Alappuzha is popularly known as “Venice of the East”. Alappuzha has always enjoyed an important role in the maritime history of Kerala. Today, Alappuzha is famous for its beaches, marine products, boat races, backwater holidays etc. Coir industry is one of the major industries in ALLEPPEY.
Beach is spotted as one of the popular picnic spot in Alappuzha. One of the most attractive thing about the beach is that, it is having a pier which is about 137 years old and it extends to the portion of sea. The Vijaya Beach Park near to the beach add more colour to the aspect of entertainment. Here, we are able to see an old light house which is found to be more fascinating to the visitors.Another attraction of Alappuzha is nothing other than the houseboat journey.
To discover the sleeping history of Fort Kochi (One of the best tourist place in Ernakulam ), there is no best choice other than visiting the place soon. The most attractive part about this place is that, it each nook and corner is steeped in the history. This is the only part of Kerala which retains the specimen of a bygone era. By visiting this place, you can very well find out the past hidden in this soil.
The main attraction of Fort Kochi is the Fort Immanual which was once belonged to the Portuguese and we are retaining this to show the well maintained alliance between Monarch of Portugal and the Maharaja of kochi. This fort is named after the Monarch. The very next spot to watch is the very ancient “Thakur house” which indicates the specimen of the colonial era.
Kumarakom is a small village which is located about 16 kilometers from Kottayam town, which is the central most part of Kerala. This land is just like a cluster of Islands on the Vembanad Lake and it is also a part of the greenish Kuttanad. Kumarakom is famous for its bird sanctuary which is spread over an area of 14 acres which became the home for a variety of large number of migratory birds.
Kumarakom is one of the main enchanting backwater destinations in Kerala. There are much more leisure options available in Kumarakom for the tourists such as boating, fishing facilities etc.
Waterscapes, the backwater resort of the Kerala Tourism Development Corporation has built independent cottages on stilts, which is set in the middle of coconut groves and panoramic view of the backwaters. Another main attraction of Kumarakom is the Holiday packages involving houseboats trips; traditional Kettuvallom trips etc will offer great experiences.
VARKALA beach is one of the most attractive tourist centres in Kerala. It is situated around 51 kilometers to the north of Thiruvananthapuram city and about 37 kilometers from the south of Kollam. Varkala beach can be termed as a calm and quiet gift of nature that lies on the outskirts of Trivandrum district. Varkala is blessed with several beautiful attractive spots like a vast beach, a famous Vishnu temple which is of 2000 years old and the famous Sivagiri Mutt which is situated very near the sea.
Varkala beach is a quiet beach; it doesn’t have any roaring waves. Varkala beach is also known as “Papanasham” beach as it is considered as a holy water body which helps us to remove our sins and all impurities of our mind by just dipping in this holy water.
Nowadays Varkala is having large number of tourists’ resorts and it has slowly becoming one of the famous spot for health resorts with a large number of ayurvedic massage centers.
Kannur district covered an area of 2997 sq. km. Kannur is considered as the cradle for some of the colorful art forms of Kerala like Theyyam. Kannur has got an significant role in the some of the historical incidents of Kerala. Kannur is said to be the ancient port of Naura.
The land o Kannur is bounded by the Western Ghats in the east and the Lakshadweep Sea in the west. Kannur showcases its remarkable history in the ancient forts, old shrines and august cultural and educational institutions that dot its scenic landscape.
Some of the places to visit in Kannur are:
- Thalassery fort.
- Payyambalam beach
- Angelo Fort
- Muzhappilangad Beach
- Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary
- Thalassery Fort
- Dharmadom Island
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Amongst domestic and foreign travelers, Munnar has its own remarkable and distinguished role in making Kerala popular. It is one of the worth seeing hill stations situated at a height of about 1600m above the sea level .Its situated at the gathering of three mountain streams Muthirapuzha, Nallathanni and Kundala which complements its beauty. The British used Munnar as their summer resort in South India.
Tea plantations, colonial bungalows, rivulets, waterfalls and cool weather enhance the beauty of Munnar. You can consider Munnar hill station as your choice for trekking or mountain biking.
The places to visit in Munnar are:
- Eravikulam national park
- Anamudi peak
- Top station
- Tea museum
Poovar is small but marvelous coastal island located in Trivandrum district. It is almost at the southern tip of Trivandrum. The estuary there is the one where the Lake, the River, the Sea and the Beach meet the land, a rare natural wonder in Kerala. This estuary connects with the sea during high tides.
There are several tourist resorts in Poovar. The Vizhinjam, a natural harbor lies very close to Poovar. The Neyyar River joins the Arabian Sea near Poovar. Poovar is famous for its beach and backwaters.
The term Poovar is derived from “poo-aar” which implies the ‘stream of flowers’. The term Poovar was coined by Marthanda Varma who was really fascinated by this place.
If you want to run away from the madness of the busy and crowded life for some days, the very best place is “GAVI”. Visiting Gavi will surely give you an excellent experience unwinding ourselves under the roof of the tropical ever green forest. Gavi is a greeny, quiet, beautiful place located in the district of Idukki. Gavi is rich in fresh air with an aroma of cardamoms, fresh chilled water, blessed with numerous “Nilgiri langurs”. This evergreen forest area is rich in wild life like elephants, sambar, lion tailed macaque, different varieties of monkeys, mouse deers, barking deers, tigers, leopards etc.
For the explorers of nature, Gavi is the right place for them to get in touch with the vast variety of flora including Nageia Wallichinia, which is member of gymnosperm family which is seen only around the region of Gavi. Gavi is a part of Periyar Tiger Reserve. Unauthorized tress passing is prohibited in this area. Prior permission from the Forest department of Kerala is required to enter this beautiful place on earth.
Athirapally is considered as one of the enchanting waterfalls in the God’s own country, Kerala. Athirapally waterfalls are renowned as the “Niagra falls” of India. This waterfall is a part of Chalakkudy river which is originated from the upper region of western Ghats. The height of this waterfall is about 80 feet means, water is falling from a height of 80 feet. The most attractive fact about this area is, this is the one and only one place in the Western Ghats where we are having the opportunity to see four different endangered species of horn bills.
Because of the beauty of the waterfalls, this spot was selected as the location for various movies in the Indian film industries like Dil se, Raavan, Guru, Iruvar, Mudalvan etc. We can enjoy the real beauty of Athirapally waterfalls during the monsoon season. During monsoon, the waterfalls reach up to the width of 400 feet and 80 feet height.
Another highlight about this picnic spot is that, there are two water theme parks located near to Athirapally. One is dream world and the other one is silver storm.
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Cherai beach is located very near to Vypeen Island which can be easily accessible by boat. It is about thirty minute’s journey from Ernakulam to reach Cherai.
This lovely beach bordering the Island of Vypeen is very much ideal for swimming. This beach is very unique as it is having sea on the western side and the beautiful backwaters on the eastern side. Cherai has become one of the most important tourist destinations in Kerala. Some of the other attractions of Cherai beach are its thickly arranged coconut groves and Chinese fishing nets.