Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Marriage is a significant milestone in one’s life that brings multiple changes in their personal life. It can be difficult, stressful and tiring to accept all these changes and a relaxing trip can help to ease the situation. As per history, couples have been going on a honeymoon after their marriage since the 5th century for a wonderful beginning of their life together. Some adventure, sightseeing, relaxing moments and lots of good memories can be the perfect time to know and enjoy together as a couple. For this reason, a good destination just makes the thing all the more special and ‘the backwaters of Kerala‘ can do it in the best way.

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Why is Kerala the perfect Honeymoon Destination?

Kerala has misty hills, mesmerizing backwaters, rolling hills, and unending coconut groves along pristine beaches for the ideal romantic trip for newlyweds. At the same time, the place is not crowded, which gives some privacy in the luxury accommodations of the state like houseboats and private villas. The cool breeze, naturally grown coffee, green pasture and rolling hills make the ideal setting for a romantic date. The most exciting experiences of honeymoon in Kerala are:

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala
  • Comfortable stay – Kerala has countless lavish and luxury accommodations from 3 or 5-star hotels, expensive private villas, houseboats and affordable romantic hotels. All these places have the best modern facilities for a relaxed stay. Also, there are homestay options for people who want to explore the exotic culture of the state.
  • Mouthwatering cuisine – Every promising trip is incomplete without trying a delicious cuisine and Kerala has numerous restaurants serving the tastiest food. Kerala is known for its authentic and traditional, coastal cuisine that is loved around the globe. You can experience everything from a romantic candlelight dinner in a houseboat to a lavish meal at a rooftop restaurant.
  • Misty mountains – The cool and rugged mountains at the Western ghats in Kerala are another romantic site in the state for a perfect summer honeymoon. You can feel calm, cool and peaceful breeze staying between serene hills and green pasture like in any other romantic film. At the same time, the cascading waterfalls make it all the more special.

So, let’s tell you about the best places for an ideal honey trip in Kerala.

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Among the countless destinations for honeymoon in Kerala, we have sorted out the best 5 that are:


How about a land straight out of a fairytale with green pasture, cool breeze and rolling hills? It is Munnar, a hill station with a mesmerizing charm. Located between the mountains, the place has a cool and romantic climate with aesthetic beauty. The sprawling plantations and beautiful views from the place just add to its beauty. It makes a perfect Honeymoon Destination for the best place to begin a new life together. Along with the many other things to do, the rich culture gives a chance for people to immerse themselves in the traditions of the state on a romantic trip. All these reasons make Munnar, an important part of all the honeymoon packages in Kerala.

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Places To Visit Munnar:

  • Kolukkumalai Tea Estate
  • Mattupetty Dam
  • Lockhart Gap
  • Eravikulam National Park
  • Attukal Waterfalls
  • Photo Point


Are you looking for the perfect hill station for a honeymoon? Thekkady is the ideal spot for a honeymoon with stunning lakes and rich wildlife, that makes the fascinating beauty of Thekkady. The romantic ambience, spellbound natural beauty and showery rainfall make it a perfect lover’s destination. Thekkady is located 700m above sea level and for this reason, it’s covered with fog and mist. The mesmerizing flora and fauna in the Periyar national parks make the best day date. Also, the couples can engage in multiple activities at Thekkady like camping, bamboo rafting, trekking, and an ultimate jungle safari. These adventure activities give the perfect time to know and have fun with your partner. Widespread aromatic spice plantations offer an opportunity to stroll through the aromatic fields and have meaningful conversations.

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Places To Visit Thekkady:

  • Murikkady
  • Kadathanadan Kalari Center
  • Vandanmedu
  • Periyar National Park
  • Pandikuzhi


The hill station of Vagamon is situated near the border of Kerala. This place has chilly weather with serene hills and enchanting rivulets. Vagamon is situated 1200 m above sea level with stunning waterfalls, green pasture and pine forests. This dreamy place will be the ideal destination to relax and rejuvenate for newlyweds after a tiring wedding affair. There are narrow walks, foggy roads and cool winds that will give you the true bliss of a romantic vacation. Additionally, there are multiple adventure activities like trekking, paragliding or rock climbing for spending a good time together. A unique aspect of vagamon is that it offers a special space for spiritual activities surrounded by natural and peaceful beauty.

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Places To Visit Vagamon:

  • Vagamon Meadows
  • Pine hill
  • Kurisumala
  • Vagamon falls
  • Kurisumala Ashram
  • Thangalpara


Another beautiful destination in Kerala is Kumarakom. It’s a serene green village along the Vembanad lake. The place is surrounded by rich green forests, multiple lakes and streams. It makes a perfect and private romantic destination with a peaceful and cosy environment. This same natural beauty attracts various migratory birds into the Kumarakom bird sanctuary. Multiple religious sites like temples, churches, mosques and museums are located for a perfect day exploration.

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Places To Visit Kumarakom:

  • Places to visit in Kumarakom
  • Jatayu Rock
  • Kumarakom bird sanctuary
  • Vembanad Beach
  • Kumarakom Craft Museum
  • Thanneermukkom Bund
  • Bay Island Driftwood Museum


The last name on our list is Wayand which makes the ideal dreamy honeymoon destination for newlyweds. The most beautiful experiences are romantic walks along with the greenery, tea plantations, and the backwaters. Wayanad has cascading waterfalls, prehistoric caves, and aromatic spice plantations, with exciting trekking gateways. This charming and peaceful destination houses rich flora and fauna with much more to offer to new couples.

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

Places To Visit Wayanad:

  • Edakkal Caves
  • Kuruva Island
  • Bamboo Forests
  • Soochipara Waterfalls
  • Pookot lake

Special Houseboat Experience

Top 5 Honeymoon Spots in Kerala

The list of top spots for a romantic honeymoon in Kerala is incomplete with a special and classic Houseboat in the state. These traditional houseboats take you slowly through the breathtaking landscapes and majestic backwaters throughout the day and even on a romantic night. They are equipped with all the modern facilities like a bathroom, balcony, relishing food and drinks services with a lot more for an unforgettable experience in the laps of nature and pristine water.

All these places and experiences are available in the carefully curated Kerala Honeymoon Packages by Kerala tour packages. Their experts make the best travel packages with a combination of research and local experience for a comfortable, relaxing, enjoyable, affordable and memorable experience of God’s own country.

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