Best Honeymoon Destinations Guide

Best Honeymoon Destinations in South India

India is home to some of the best Honeymoon Destination which couples can opt for their holidays. Most of the couples are divided on the sole decision that where to spend their honey moon? Whether at a beach destination surrounded by sea or at a hill station in the middle of nature, and we would advise you that a fight with your partner at the start of your married life is not a good idea so to solve the problem we have the Southern part of India which Is blessed with both pristine hill stations and beautiful beaches. There are number of places in South India for honeymoon where you can spend your perfect romantic holidays. So what are you waiting for? Stop fighting and start packing, for you are going to have the most amazing time of your life. Here is a list of the top honeymoon destination in South India.

10 Most Famous South Indian Honeymoon Destinations


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Backwaters of Kerala

Popular as the Venice of the East, the back waters of Kerala are one of the most famous honeymoon destination in south India. These back water canals spread through most parts of the state and are visited by couples from not only India but form other parts of the world also. The house boats (kettuvallams) which takes you around the backwaters are like mini 5 star hotels with all the luxurious facilities available at your footsteps. Just hire a small house boat for the two of you and roam around the backwaters in the company of each other admiring the beauty of the God’s own country.


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The party crazy Goa is India’s top destination for Honeymoon. Couples from all parts of the country visit Goa for their honeymoon whether be in summers or be it in the months of December. Goa is popular among foreigners also and is well known for its beach parties that carry out till the wee hours. A Goa honeymoon is not only about beaches and parties but couples can also visit the small Goan villages that are a mark of the Portuguese who ruled this place. The churches and the colorful alleys of Goa are as romantic as the beaches here. If having lip smacking sea food with your partner on the sea shore under the stars seems like a best date idea for you, then Goa is the place to go.


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Munnar in Kerala

Munnar is the jewel in the crown of the Western Ghats. Located in Kerala it is the state’s best hill station and is visited by people throughout the country especially by couples.Munnar is one of the most visit honeymoon destinations in South India. Untouched by the hustle and bustle of the city’s routine clad life Munnar is a perfect getaway for couples as it has tea gardens, lakes, beautiful country side, waterfalls and much more to offer. The retreats at Munnar are world class and offer luxury as well as normal accommodations. It has many postcards perfect view points from where you can see sprawling tea gardens and mesmerizing waterfalls.


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Ooty is perhaps the most popular hills station of the south India. It has been long considered the best hill stations in South India and is indeed the oldest hill stations of the South, but the does not mean that its charm has faded, even a little. With times it has grown to be more beautiful than before and is now visited mostly by couples for their honeymoon. Ooty provides you with many activities such as angling, hand gliding, trekking and many others and there are a considerable number of lodges and resorts at Ooty which are specifically intended for couples on honeymoon.

Havelock Island in Andaman

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Andaman and Nicobar

Technically the Andaman and Nicobar is an island group but it is still a part of the Indian subcontinent and is one of the most popular places for couples who want a quite, romantic place which is surrounded by sand and surf. Andaman and Nicobar islands is a heaven for newly married couples as the beaches here are not crowded as compared to other parts of the country. Visit the largest island the Havelock Island to swim with the world’s only living swimming elephant and have fun surfing and snorkeling in the clean blue water. There is everything in Andaman and Nicobar for a happy honeymoon experience.


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Kodaikanal is Tamil Nadu’s most beautiful place, with greenery all around it would not be a surprise if it is one of the most visited honeymoon places in South India. Kodaikanal is popular among couples who wish to spend their honeymoon at a hill station that is not in Himalayas but have the equal amount of aura and charm. Kodaikanal is represented as the princes of hill stations and with the charming little Kodaikanal Lake filled with water lilies in the middle; it is a picture perfect spot to spend time with your partner.

Kovalam Beach

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Kovalam is the most popular beach of Kerala and is rightly so. Divided into three main beaches the shore line of Kovalam is filled with white sand and blue water. The long beaches are not the only part of Kovalam which amazes, the stretches of coconut trees and the paddy fields along with the palm groves is what makes the area a true paradise. Kovalam is also known for its authentic and traditional Ayurveda spa treatments. A honeymoon in Kovalam is a refreshing one, as the life here goes in the second gear at a leisurely speed taking in all the beauties that this place has to offer.


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Referred to as the Scotland of the South by the British, Coorg is a well known destination of the South. It is surrounded with coffee plantation, Orange groves, cardamom and pepper plants and a range of dense forests all around the place. The Abbey falls in Coorg is a well know spot among filmmakers who are enchanted by its beauty and have been featured in the back drop of many movies. You can visit the Nagarhole national park or give a visit to a number of ancient temples at Coorg.


The islands of Lakshadweep are for the couples who want to remain separated from the rest of the world for their honey moon amidst the sparkling sand and the unadulterated beaches. The Minicoy Island is the most popular destination in Lakshadweep due to its natural beauty. The Caribbean beaches would fall short when compared to the sandy beaches of this island. Go for scuba diving at Karavatti island lagoon for an unforgettable sublime experience.

Varkala Beach

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Varkala in Kerala

Located in Kerala the Varkala beach is popular among the couples and it is the only place where cliffs are found adjacent to the Arabian Sea which is an exceptional phenomenon to the otherwise flat seashores of Kerala. Varkala beach may no t be as popular as its counterparts the Kovallam beach but that adds to its plus point that the beach is also not as crowded as the others. It is equally beautiful but more pristine than the more popular beaches of the reason.

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