For the couples planning to try knot, deciding on where to go on for the best possible honeymoon experience can be an overwhelming task. The list of choices are long , the time for planning is so small! Luckily, if you have decided to visit Kerala for your honeymoon, we will try to assist you taking guess work out of the equation, based on the experience of travelers who have already visited Kerala, and visiting countless hotels and resorts to find the best places in Kerala for honeymoon for newlyweds to head after the big day and where to stay once you get there.
You’ll find some beauty amidst the greenery and waterbodies when you’re Kumarakom bound for your honeymoon in Kerala. The life along the backwaters and and the traditional Kerala cuisine—almost overwhelmingly delicious—will captivate you, and you’ll always find plenty to do but time to relax, especially if you want to spend time with each other.
Bonus Tip: Staying in a backwater facing resort trend is popular in Kumarakom, and you should opt for Alleppey if you are planning for a houseboat trip.
Where to Stay : Don’t sacrifice a bit of luxury—at the Kumarakom Lake Resort where you can enjoy pool villas and your upscale accommodations too. Activities abound (think Ayurvedic Spa, backwater cruise, Sunset Cruise, Water Sports including water skiing, speedboat and banana boat rides, etc) and the variety of food options will provide you with a food-elicious vacation . Wind down from wedding excitement on the yoga deck or take a night walk to see elusive nocturnal local life.
Munnar is the best honeymoon place in Kerala for taking in gorgeous views of tea gardens and enjoying the cold comfortable climate that is best for the honeymoon. Outdoors and Adventure loving honeymoon couples will enjoy a stay in the hillstation which is aptly called “Soctland of India” and you can enjoy some adventure amidst the green when you’re Munnar bound for your honeymoon.
Bonus Tip: Choose the rooms and resorts in Munnar based on the view of Tea Gardens from the rooms. Munnar Tourism is well known all over the world for the green blanket of tea gardens that embraces hills which provides verdant views to the eyes.
Where to Stay : f you know you’ll enjoy a day spent outdoors, then you can proceed for a hike to Meesapulimala in Munnar. This is a medium trek where you will stay at a tent in the night and you can opt for a stay in hotels like Misty Mountain Resort, Spice Country or Devonshire for Greens staying in your own privaterooms from where the views of tea gardens are jaw-dropping and you can relax. In most hotels in Munnar breakfast is included and service is totally personal—can the honeymoon go on forever, please?
Those in need of a post-wedding wind-down at a quiet and peaceful place should look to Marari beach in Kerala, where fishermen huts and white sand beaches with coconut palms beckon like many of the beach holidays in Kerala. Spend a few leisurely afternoons tasting the Kerala local cuisine walking in the empty beaches, and you’ll be feeling like a bliss ed-out newlywed in no time.
Where to Stay: Marari Beach resort
At the Marari Beach resort which is rated among the best resorts in kerala, views of a perfect white beach are interrupted only by the swaying coconut palms. Some of the coconut thatched huts offer private pools with open-air bathrooms with banana tree.
Kovalam was always be and remain one of the favorite honeymoon spots in Kerala for fun-loving pairs who want to celebrate their nuptials on the sand. Those whose yearn for a mixture of night life, water sports and traditional Kerala food can be rest assured that they’ll find the ideal beach honeymoon in Kovalam.
Bonus Tip: Choose between Kovalam or varkala depending on your tastes and interests.
Where to Stay: The Leela Kovalam beach resort
The Leela Kovalam beach resort can do double-duty by serving as wedding venue and honeymoon spot. The resort is on a cliff top and offers uniterrupted view of the sea from glass windows in all rooms, making every moment of your honeymoon unforgettable. Dining at the Leela kovalam resort is an experience in itself, with jaw dropping views along with scrumptious dishes.
Let’s be honest—there’s a dreaminess to honeymooning in the colonial streets of Fort kochi that just can’t be beat with any other honeymoon experience in the world. Large bungalows sit astride the princess street and feature mahogany canopy beds, sitting rooms, and marble verandahs. Foodies and history aficionados will be in heaven, culture-loving couples will find something to do around every corner, and every newly married pair can appreciate the beauty of a stroll through the famed streets aligned with Chinese Fishing nets and the colonial fervor.
Where to Stay: Grande Residencia, Fort Kochi
Situated just off Vasco da Gama square, The Grande Residencia is a quaint old hotel is ideally situated for exploring Old Kochi. The heritage hotel is a converted merchant residence that has retained loads of character from the ancient architecture. The original part of the building has a really nice atmosphere with the old wooden and tile floors and exudes the genuine charm of colonial times.