Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

Top Honeymoon Destinations in Kerala, India

Honeymoon places in Kerala are so mesmerizing that it attracts honeymooners from all over the country. Romance in the backwaters with a calm ambiance and greenery to surround is an incredible idea. If there is a houseboat, then this idea turns into a perfect scenario. For couples who dream of a vacation like this, romantic places of Kerala are perfect vacations spot. Tall palm trees, delicious seafood, amazing beaches, creative architecture and so much more make this state one of the best tourist destinations in India. A lot of newlywed couples choose Kerala as their honeymoon destination mainly because of its unspoiled charm and gorgeousness. Whether a lover of the hills or beach; you will surely be impressed with the splendor of Kerala. So here is a list of some of the best romantic destinations in Kerala.

Most Romantic Honeymoon Places in Kerala


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Munnar is one of the most romantic destination in Kerala. Its natural beauty , greenery, and pleasant climate is what makes it a great destination for Honeymoon. It is situated at around 1,600 meters above sea level, in the Western Ghats range of mountains. It is also one of the most visited hill station of South India. The way to reach Munnar is also memserizing with number of tea gardens and waterfall on the way.

Places to Visit in Munnar – Mattupetty Dam, Eravikulam National Park, Kundala Lake, Top Station, Echo Point, Tea Museum, Marayoor Sandalwood Forests, Attukad Waterfalls and Blossom Park are some of its most important landmarks.

Poovar Island in Kerala

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Poovar Island

Located 30kms from Trivandrum this small island can be reached by a short boat ride across the sea. There are a number of luxury cottages built on the Island and some floating on the water also. Who would not want to get lost on an island with their loved one the only difference is that you don’t get lost here except in the arms of your partner.

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It is a hill station located at an altitude of 915mts above the sea level on the westerns Ghats. Dotted with small waterfalls and spectacular meadows it is a perfect destination to spend your Honeymoon in the middle of the Nature. It is popular for the coffee and tea plantation. A number of spices are also cultivated here.


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Kottayam is best known for its backwater stretches, lush paddy fields, highlands, hills and hillocks. Surrounded by Vembanad Lake, Kottayam is also a backwater destination. You can cruise on backwaters from Kottayam to Alleppey. There is also boat race held every year in Meenachil river in Kottayam. Couples can also head to Elaveezha Poonchira, a beautiful hill station located about 3200 feetabove the ground.

Places to See in Kottayam – Elaveezhapoonchira, Aruvikuzhi waterfalls, Kesari waterfalls, Maramala waterfalls, Ayyampara, Kumarakom bird sanctuary, Vennimala, Kottathavalam and Ithipuzha are some other attractions of this place.


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Wayanad features rocky terrain of the Western Ghats, with lofty ridges scattered with dense forest, twisted jungles and deep valleys. It is also one of the most beautiful hill station in Kerala State and also popular for honeymoon spot in Kerala. There are number of beautiful hill stations located in Wayanad itself. Stroll along the lush green coffee, tea and spice plantation or enjoy the waterfalls in the area.

Places to See in Wayanad – Soochipara Waterfall and Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary, Banasura Sagar Dam, Kuruva Dweep, Lakkidi View Point and Vythiri Lake are the main attraction of Wayanand.


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A small village in Kerala with backwater and a relaxing ambiance is what you are dreaming of then Kumarakom is the perfect place for your romantic destination in Kerala. Situated near the Vembanad Lake, and spread across 14 acres, this place is even a bird viewer’s paradise. You can spot some teal, wild duck, egrets, herons, cuckoo, waterfowl, darters and along with some migratory birds.


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Nelliyampathy is one of the best hill stations of Kerala. Evergreen forests, lemon, tea, java and cardamom farms along with breathtaking valleys and steamy mountains turn it into a great honeymoon destination. The Pothundy Dam is a picturesque locale with facilities for boating and is a nice option as a picnic place.

Kovalam Beach

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Kovalam is the most popular beach destination in Kerala, famous for honeymoon couples. It runs alongside the Malabar Coast. It is a union of three coves, namely the Hawa Beach, the Lighthouse beach and the Samudra Beach. The Light house beach is the most famous among all the three beaches. Since it is a beach destination, it is quite popular among the tourists coming from all over India. Watersports are must to do thing in Kovalam Beaches.


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Marari Beach, Kerala

Marari Beach is a calm beach and attracts a large number of backwater lovers. The beach features tall palm trees, yellow sand, and offers a number of water based activities like sea surfing, water skiing, parasailing and deep-sea fishing. Couples can enjoy the waves or can enjoy the watersports on the beach. There are number of accommodation facilities nearby the beach.


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Ponmudi is one of the most famous hill station and a hiking destination of South India. Large tea estates, twisted trails, rolling hills and colorful butterflies make this place a heavenly abode. It is even a great trekking spot and so it draws a lot of adventure enthusiast. The views below the hill are just breathtaking.

Varkala Beach

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Varkala Beach

Varkala beach, also known as Papanasham beach, is found between Alleppey and Kovalam. The landscape of this beach is magnificent. Watch the sunset at Varkala Beach and that will be one of the most beautiful things that you ever saw. This is a great holiday destination for couples. Tourists flock the beaches of this little town for mainly sun bathing, boat riding, surfing and Ayurvedic massages.


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Willingdon Island

Wellingdon Island is the largest artificial man-made island in India. It is located in Cochin, Kerala. It is significant as the home for the Port of Kochi, as well as the Kochi Naval Base of the Indian Navy and Central Institute of Fisheries Technology.


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Alleppy is another beautiful romantic place in Kerala and is well known for its houseboats. Often described as the ‘Venice of the East’, this beautiful town offers you mesmerizing views of the abundant paddy areas below the water levels, small chapels, fishing with netting, ducks in water and water lilies.


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Soft meadows, gardens, dales, tea plantations and valleys make Vagamon a quiet and pretty hill station in Kerala. The unspoilt beauty of this place will make you fall in love with it. Thangal Hill, Murugan Hill and Kurisumala are the main attractions of this hill station. If you are searching for quite, relaxing honeymoon place in Kerala , then Vagamon is the perfect place for you.

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