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Top 10 Honeymoon Destinations in Kerala
for a Romantic Escape
15 may 2018

Kerala is known as God's own country and all for good reason - it is home to some of the best honeymoon destinations in India. The place is surrounded by serene lush greenery and gently flowing backwaters. This fabulous scenery and ideal setting ranks Kerala high up the list of best honeymoon places in India. Newly married couples always dream of spending the first few months of their marriage in pure bliss. The coastal paradise which is Kerala has always been one of the preferred honeymoon destinations in India for couples stepping into a whole new phase of their lives.

Your honeymoon is a very special time. This is the time you spend, getting to know your better half. Spend this beautiful time in one of the most beautiful honeymoon places in India. Kerala beckons you. Immerse yourself in its warm amber dawns and partake of the exotic flora, fauna and spices that God's Own Country has to offer. Take a boat ride down the backwaters as your partner serenades you on one knee. Beautiful, isn't it? This place is a couple's paradise. A journey to one of the world's most romantic spots isn't just a great start to your new journey; it is also the best way to celebrate old vows by throwing yourself a second honeymoon. Just contact our team at Kerala Tour Packages and benefit from the cheapest and safest trips. Choose from an extensive list of delightful destinations, get a personalized itinerary made by our experts and get started on your romantic getaway.

The best time to visit Kerala for honeymoon can widely vary depending on what you are looking for as a couple. Is it an excuse to beat the heat? Head to the beaches. Love to snuggle the night away. Maybe a trip during the monsoons will be the perfect fit.

From strolling on beaches to taking houseboat cruises, there is a lot that honeymoon couples can do in this place. These best honeymoon destinations in Kerala also offer a lot of solitude where you can spend quiet time with your partner completely undisturbed. Below mentioned are some of the most beautiful honeymoon places in Kerala where you can create great memories with your beloved. Let's take a romantic stroll through the best places to visit in Kerala for honeymoon.

Best Honeymoon Places in Kerala

1 - Munnar

One of the most famous and best honeymoon places in India is Munnar. The beautiful hill station is surrounded by green rolling hills and picturesque beauty and can even the heavyweights like Shimla and Darjeeling a run for their money. The tea plantations that are spread all around add to its beauty. You can take a stroll with your partner down the winding path and soak in the beauty that is all around. The misty mountains of Munnar are a great place to rejuvenate with your special someone.

Activities for Couples:Marvel at the beauty of Western Ghats, enjoy some personal time around the gorgeous Attukal Waterfalls and go for a shikara boat ride at Kundala Lake.


Munnar Hill Station

2. Alleppey

The backwaters of Alleppey make it one of the top 10 honeymoon destinations in India. One cannot imagine a more suitable place to begin the most special journey of their life. This dream-like place is a hub of Kerala's backwaters and casts a magical spell on those who visit it. You can spend a cozy time with your partner on one of the numerous houseboats and marvel at the amazing natural beauty around.

Activities for Couples: Enjoy houseboat cruise and watch the sunset at Kuttanad, enjoy the crystal clear water and soak in the sun at the Alappuzha beach.


Alleppey Sunset

3. Wayanad

Another highly popular honeymoon destination in Kerala is Wayanad. The natural galore that this place possesses is unparallel. It is filled with lakes, waterfalls and wildlife sanctuaries where you can spend a romantic and amazing time with your partner. This enchanting place offers the perfect scenery and climate to enjoy a great honeymoon.

Activities for Couples:Enjoy the picturesque settings of Chembra Peak, spend some cozy time at the beautiful Pookode Lake and also take a walk through the lush tea plantation.

Wayanad Adventure

4. Thekkady

Thekkady is among the most beautiful places in Kerala with its bustling flora and fauna. One looks for solitude in the most serene and beautiful places during their honeymoon and Thekkady offers just that. You will feel like you have entered your own private sanctuary surrounded by exquisite flora and fauna. The beautiful jungles here make for an adventurous and romantic getaway.

Activities for Couples:Take a boat ride in the Periyar Lake and spot elephants on the bank and explore nature at its finest at the Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary.

Thekkady Wildlife

5. Bekal

If you are looking for some best honeymoon places in South India, then Bekal surely should figure right at the top of your honeymoon list. You will find ruins of majestic forts and splendid beaches here. This place is again an ideal getaway because of its exotic location and also because it gives couples an escape from the regular world. The backwaters and the beaches are great spots for spending some "us" time.

Activities for Couples: Explore the majestic caves, spend time together at the Bekal fort which offers a grand view of the place and take romantic strolls on the beach.

Bekal Fort

6. Kumarakom

Kumarakom is considered as one of the best honeymoon places in Kerala. This beautiful place is called the Lake City and is surrounded by alluring water bodies. It is also the temporary home of many migratory birds and perhaps the perfect place to enjoy a quiet and romantic time. You and your partner can truly enjoy a great honeymoon here.

Activities for Couples:Sail on the serene backwaters, take blessings for your new life at the Adithyapuram Surya Temple and take a walk spotting birds at the Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary.

Houseboat in Kumarakom
Kumarakom Village Life

7. Kochi

There is no dearth of tourist places near Ernakulam. This vibrant city has the right mix of beauty, serenity and liveliness to make for a great honeymoon destination for newlyweds. Apart from picturesque beauty, it has a great culture and architectural marvels. Hugely recommended for couples bitten by the shopping bug.

Activities for Couples:Take a cultural peak into Kerala and enjoy Kathakali and Kalarippayattu Arts, take a romantic stroll on Cherai Beach and enjoy some solitude at the beautiful Fort Kochi Beach.

Kochi - Chinese Fishing Nets

8. Kovalam

Pleasant all-round weather and mesmerizing surroundings are what places Kovalam among best honeymoon places in India. The mist covered hills and the beautiful beaches make for an ideal getaway for all married couples. When summer season kicks in with all its fury, Kovalam can easily recommended for the best honeymoon places in India in May.

Activities for Couples:Enjoy a romantic walk on the Lighthouse beach, spend time watching the sunset at Kovalam Beach and relish the taste of some great cuisines.

Kovalam Beach

9. Marayoor

The beauty that Marayoor possesses makes it look straight out of a fairytale. It is another favourite honeymoon tourist spots in Kerala that boasts of picturesque beauty and is a secluded paradise. The sandalwood trees that grow here add to its natural galore.

Activities for Couples:Take romantic strolls through the lush green estate and enjoy some quiet time.

Marayoor Jagerry

10. Poovar

Poovar is counted among the top exotic honeymoon destinations in Kerala. You can give your partner the ultimate experience of a romantic getaway here. This tourist town offers floating cottages which lets you truly enjoy life surrounded by blue ocean and coconut palm trees.

Activities for Couples:Enjoy the splendid beauty of Poovar beach and also take out time to shop during your honeymoon here.


11. Vagamon

Vagamon hill station in Idukki is grassy hills, velvet lawns and overall mysticism of the place cannot be replicated anywhere else in the world. It is 150 Kms from Cochin airport. From Munnar it takes 3 and half hours drive to Vagamon and 2 hours drive from Thekkady. A stay at Vagamon while driving from Munnar to Thekkady a stay in Vagamon adds flavour to your honeymoon package. Visitors can avail many activities including trekking, paragliding, mountaineering and rock climbing. People love travelling across a chain of three famous hills: Thangal, Murugan and Kurisumala. The Kurisumala monks have an enchanting dairy farm nearby that is an absolute delight to visit. Little flowers home stay in Vagamon and Vanilla county are unique accommodations in Vagamon.

Bekal Fort


Kerala is indeed a great place for a romantic vacation. If you are bitten by the travel bug or are looking for great honeymoon packages, check out www.keralahoneymoon.com for fabulous deals. We offer luxurious yet affordable Kerala honeymoon packages.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best places for honeymoon in Kerala?

You can find some of the best honeymoon destinations in the country in Kerala. Few of them include;

  • Munnar
  • Alleppey
  • Wayanad
  • Bekal
  • Poovar

All these places are known mainly for their scenic beauty and are believed to be a great romantic getaway.

Where should we go for honeymoon in Kerala?

There are many places to choose from to spend your honeymoon at in Kerala and these include;

  • Munnar, a beautiful hill station with its picturesque beauty is a great place to rejuvenate with your partner.
  • Alleppey: Experience the rustic backwaters of Alleppey with your special someone and glance through the beauty of the village life.
  • Bekal is an exotic location where the couple can travel through majestic caves and spend quality time at the Bekal fort.

Is Kerala good for honeymoon?

Kerala is considered to be one of the best honeymoon destinations in the country. Before you plan, it is important to ensure that the climate is suitable to travel. Kerala can be extremely hot and humid during summers and may receive heavy downpour during the monsoons.

Some of the key honeymoon destinations to consider are:

  • Munnar
  • Alleppey
  • Wayanad
  • Poovar
  • Bekal

Which are the best honeymoon places in Kerala in September?

Kerala during September is very pleasant and cool and some of the best honeymoon destinations to visit during this time are;

  • Kovalam
  • Kumarakom
  • Thekkady

What is the best time to visit Kerala?

The most recommended time to visit Kerala is during October to February. Kerala's weather seems to be either too hot or receiving heavy downpour otherwise. The temperature from October to February ranges between 18-29°C.

Is Kerala safe for honeymoon?

Kerala is safe honeymoon destination. The place is mainly known for its natural scenic attractions, hospitality and some of the best Indian cuisine. It is recommended to try and avoid visiting Kerala during monsoons as it can get unsafe due to heavy rainstorm.

Which honeymoon package is best?

The 'best' can differ depending on your requirements and the number of days you want to spend at your honeymoon. For some of the best Kerala honeymoon packages, check out Kerala Tour Packages. You can find a variety of Luxury Honeymoon destinations and packages on the site.



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