The serene backwaters, misty hills, soothing beaches, Endless luscious green coconut groves and green paddy fields make Kerala a verdant green state and an exotic honeymoon location. Honeymoon in Kerala is a blend of private houseboat trips in the tranquil backwaters, authentic ayurvedic experiences, trekking in the valleys, wild life tours, waterfalls and romantic outings on the beaches. Best honeymoon resorts Kerala are Punnamada Resort Alleppey, Vythiri Resort Wayanad, Kumarakom Lake Resort, The Zuri Kumarakom, Vedic Village Resorts Cherai, Camp Noel Munnar, Vivanta by Taj – Green Cove Kovalam, Aranyaka resorts Munnar, Planet Green Plantation Resort Wayanad, Turtle On The Beach Kovalam, Niraamaya Retreats Kovalam, The fog Munnar, Greenwoods Thekkady, Forest Glade Munnar, The Wind Munnar.
Punnamada Resort, Alleppey
Punnamada Resort located near the Punnamada Jetty with the magnificent view of the Vembanad Lake is very popular as the best honeymoon resort Alleppey. The resort is just 4km from Alleppey town and 90km from the nearest Cochin airport. The natural environment in Punnamada Resort itself is a factor in arranging the utmost privacy and relaxation to honeymooners. The resort is classified as eco friendly, natural and best ayurvedic resort in Alleppey with an authentic Ayurveda center which provides therapies and massages and Yoga sessions to guests. The resort offers honeymoon package which includes two nights and three days stay with fabulous inclusions like flower décor in the room, romantic candle light dinner, honeymoon cake, fruit basket, massage for the couples, yoga sessions, evening one hour backwater trip, all meals and evening tea/snacks and also the free usage of indoor games and swimming pool. The resort arranges Tuk Tuk or Cabs for local sightseeing on additional cost and also provides free bikes to guests to explore the nearby areas. The excellent rooms with peaceful atmosphere are preset for the honeymooners to bestow them the utmost contentment.
Vythiri Resort, Wayanad
Vythiri Resort located at Wayanad owns the topnotch position of the best honeymoon resorts Kerala list and is surrounded by the rain forest which adds charm to the whole ambiance of the property. Kalpetta is the nearest city at a distance of 18kms and Calicut is the closest airport 85km away from the resort. The resort speciality is the stay in the tree house for the honeymoon couples to enjoy their privacy to maximum. Other than this they have honeymoon pool villa, pool villa, honeymoon villa and independent cottages known as the Vythiri Heaven with spacious sit outs. The tree house rooms are built on top of trees at 35-70 feet high and the stay offers a wonderful treat and relaxation in utmost private moments to the newlyweds. The honeymoon package of Vythiri resort offers one night in the cottage and other in the tree house and includes a candle light dinner, honeymoon cake, room decoration, fruit basket, sightseeing, all meals, Spa sessions and guided trekking inside the resort and to the natural waterfall, streams and natural pool. The other amenities in the resort are a Spa, Conference hall, Ayurveda centre, Multi-Cuisine Restaurant, Coffee shop, Health Club, Swimming pool, Games room, Kids Park and a Natural Pool.
Kumarakom Lake Resort, Kumarakom
Kumarakom Lake Resort is the best example of romance resorts Kerala. It is located at Kumarakom in Kottayam district. Cochin is the nearest airport at a distance of 70 km. The ancient homestead model architecture is used to construct this beautiful resort and the peculiarity of the swimming pool is that it shares its boundary with the natural lake that creates an awesome feel in the tourists. The multi cuisine restaurant in the resort is as an Ettukettu (eight halled with two central courtyards) structure that can serve more than 100 people at a time. Room categories are known as Presidential suites, Heritage Lake View with private pool, Heritage Villa with private pool, Luxury Pavilion Rooms and Meandering Pool Villas. Antique sculptures and utensils are used to do up the passage and reception area and Mural paintings decorate the walls. The honeymoon package is for minimum three nights stay and includes all meals, a candle light dinner, one ayurvedic massage for couple, one hour backwater trip on each day, cultural program in the evening, health club usage, yoga & meditation session and a bottle of wine and fruit basket as complimentary.
The Zuri, Kumarakom
The Zuri Kumarakom is branded as a luxury resort, spa and luxury hotel and is cushioned on the bank of the India’s longest Vembanad Lake. Cochin is the nearest airport at a distance of 70 km. Zuri five star resort is spread over 18 acres of land with 72 rooms in different room categories called Zuri rooms, Zuri Deluxe Rooms, Zuri Cottages and Zuri Presidential Pool Villas for a contemporary-style stay. The dining experience in the multi cuisine restaurant that serves continental, Mughlai and Kerala delicacies and the lake-front restaurant that serves seafood is authentic and finest. The resort also houses a lake-front bar and a cigar lounge for elevating the finest spirits of the guests. The honeymoon package at Zuri is for two nights and it includes romantic floral bath in room, fruit basket, cake and wine in the room on arrival, chocolate platter, sightseeing in Kottayam, candle light dinner, evening backwater cruise, breakfast and evening tea/coffee cookies. Yoga and meditation and rejuvenation massage and Complimentary use of Swimming Pool, Jacuzzi, Gymnasium and Sauna & Steam are additional privileges to the honeymooner’s. Discounts for the Spa and beauty salon are also offered to the honeymooners.
Vedic Village Resort, Cherai
Vedic Village resort located at Cherai and is one among the best backwater resorts in Kerala. It is located 30km away from the nearest Cochin airport. This three star eco friendly resort rooms are facing the lake and they are categorized as Kovilakom, Emperor’s Nest, The King’s Nest and Queen’s Nest. Grandmaa’s food court is the main dining alternative at Vedic Village Resort and it offers the authentic cuisine and reproduces the taste of yester year’s dishes. They serve food at any place inside the resort as per guest choice on prior intimation. Vedic Village Resort is an enduring spot in the tailor cut honeymoon packages Kerala that is admired by the tourists. The honeymoon package at Vedic Village reresort covers airport pickup, fruit basket, flower decoration in the room, candle light dinner and other major meals, sightseeing to beaches and historical places, one hour speedboat ride in backwater, ayurvedic massage for the couple, Athirapally waterfall or Guruvayoor temple visit, swimming pool and wifi internet usage and airport or railway station drop as per requirement. Local tours and sightseeing is arranged as per the guest requirement and back water trips are also available. The scenic beauty of the backwater and the nearby fishermen villages present the ethnic view of normal life of the common people.
Camp Noel, Munnar
Camp Noel is a well known mountain resort nestled in the Western ghat in the Idukki district of Kerala. The resort is 45km from the Munnar town and 148km away from the nearest Cochin airport. Aluva is the nearest railway station (150km) and Ernakulam South railway station is 167km from the resort. This tranquil pastoral resort is constructed on an earlier royal orchard and is just 8km from the Top Station view point at Munnar at an altitude of 7000 feet. The resort has a unique accommodation especially for the honeymooners in ‘Hunter’s Cabin’ category which is built at twenty feet height on four iron poles with single bedroom and a small balcony. Other room categories are deluxe club house and cottages with one and two bedrooms. Outdoor activities in the resort include guided treks and camp fire in the lawn area as per guest choice. A graceful restaurant and a club house with fire place and terrace, a sundries store are housed in Camp Noel. Enchanting nature walks and occasional sights of wild life are the main attractions of this mountain resort.
Vivanta by Taj
Green Cove Kovalam: – Taj Vivanta – Green Cove Kovalam is a five star resort spread across 10 acres and just 3km from the Hawa beach and the Light house beach. From Trivandrum town and airport 14km distance needs to be covered to reach the resort. The architecture and décor used in Green Cove is an elegant mixture of Kerala and Balinese culture. The suites have balconies and Villas have private pools and they have awesome sea view which present calmness to soul. The roofs are elephant grass-thatched and provide special charm to the whole atmosphere. For honeymooners they have special romantic lagoon boat ride package and it includes a luxurious boat trip with rowing and fishing activities for the couples. Vivanta by Taj – Green Cove is the best honeymoon resorts Kovalam. Jasmine Bay – pool side coffee shop, Curries – speciality restaurant wine cellar, Bait – the contemporary beach restaurant are the dining arrangements. Jiva Spa is the signature spa of Taj and it offers massages and ayurvedic treatments to residents. Jacuzzi and steam bath facilities are incorporated so that the guests can rejuvenate and relax while undergoing the wellness therapies.
Aranyaka Resorts, Munnar
Aranyaka is a beautiful hill resort located at the Pallivasal Estate near the gateway of the Tata Tea’s factory. The resort is 105km from the nearest Cochin airport and just 7 km to Munnar town. There are only four cottages in the resort and they offer a luxurious and comfortable stay to guests. This resort is situated amidst the lush green tea & eucalyptus gardens and the fresh aroma spread in the atmosphere fills the mind and soul. It s a best place for honeymooners for utmost privacy and relaxation is the main attraction. Nature walks, short treks, bird watching, Hatha yoga sessions are something that is added to the hangout. The multi cuisine restaurant serves continental, Chinese and Indian dishes and the food will be set outdoor near the cottage or lawn as per requirement. Two cottages in the budgeted home stay category are also available in the resort premises for couples and groups. In honeymoon packages they will arrange flower bed, fruit basket, cake and candle light dinner.
Planet Green Plantation Resort, Wayanad
Planet Green Plantation Resort is located on the Chembra Peak, the highest peak in Wayanad at a towering height of 2100 feet above the sea level. Planet Green Plantation Resort is the best honeymoon resorts Wayanad and renowned as the greenest spot in Wayanad. It is 232km from the Cochin airport and the closest railway station Kozhikode is at a distance of 71km. The resort is amidst a coffee plantation and also surrounded by acres of tea estates and presents the magnificent view of the splendid Chembra Peak. The honeymoon package at Planet Green includes the flower decoration, fruit basket, honeymoon cake, candle light dinner, full day sightseeing, guided tour and trek in the coffee & tea plantations, breakfast and dinner for the couple. The resort has a special tree house accommodation for the honeymooners. Built on pillars it is a wooden cottage with attached bathroom equipped with Jacuzzi and gives the panoramic view of the nature from all sides. Guests can feed the farm animals like rabbits, geese, ducks, love birds, pigeons and fishes in the aquarium inside the resort. Watching birds and butterflies, bath in the natural stream, library, guided tours in the tourist attractions of Wayanad, game room and playing country games like Kabbadi and Tug of war in the open ground, enjoying the swing on the tall trees, camp fire and tree planting in the resort are the activities organized in the resort. This romantic place is ideal for newlyweds and the resort arranges many recreational activities for making the stay a memorable one.
Turtle On the Beach, Kovalam
Turtle on the beach is built amidst the tropical gardens at Kovalam facing the Eve’s beach and artistic architecture is the peculiarity of this beautiful resort. Trivandrum is the nearest airport and railway station at a short distance of 10km. The signature suite in Turtle is designed in Japanese style by imitating the low-placed beds and seating arrangements. The excellent white sand Eve’s beach and the sea facing rooms uplift this boutique hotel to a thrilling memory in the minds of newly married couples. The Zen-like lounge gives a splendid view of the sea from all rooms and wooden benches carved with art works are placed in the lawn for residents to sit and enjoy the waves. The restaurants serve international and local cuisine. An Ayurvedic Vaidyasala, outdoor pool and a Spa are available in this beach resort. Local sightseeing to nearby places like Padmanabha swamy temple, Kuthiramalika (Puthenmalika) Palace museum, Napier Museum, Sree Chithra Art Gallery, Zoological park, Science & Technology Museum, Priyadarshini Planetarium, Veli Tourist Village, Neyyar Dam and Shankumugham beach is organized for guests.
Niraamaya Retreats, Kovalam
Niraamaya, Kovalam is a beachfront resort located amid the lush vegetation and palm trees with two beaches in the close vicinity – Light house beach and Kovalam beach. Trivandrum is the nearest airport and railway station at a distance of 23km. Honeymoon packages at Niraamaya offer two nights stay in the Rock garden room along with breakfast & dinner, flower decoration, fruit basket, cookies platter, cake, couple spa therapy, candle light dinner, chocolate dipped fruit with wine and airport transfers. The cottages designed in traditional Kerala heritage architecture have sea view and the resort is a honeymooner’s paradise as it presents absolute solitude and delight to the couple. The Spa offers different ayurvedic therapies such as stress diffuse, weight loss, skin care, detox, Yoga & Ayurveda programs along with doctor consultation to choose the best treatment as per one’s health condition. A casual ocean-view eatery (Café Samsara), a cliff top restaurant (Essence), a bar (Madira) and an infinity pool with beach-view are the speciality of Niraamaya Retreats at Kovalam.
The Fog, Munnar
The Fog is a luxury resort at Munnar in the lap of the Western Ghat Mountains and presents the marvelous nature sceneries and gets covered by fog at times and so the name is very apt for the resort. Cochin the nearest airport is at a distance of 84km from the resort. The Fog is one of the top honeymoon resorts Munnar and offers special honeymoon packages to guests that includes flower decoration, fruit basket, candle light dinner with Badam milk, cake with homemade red wine bottle, Jeep safari to Chathurangappara view point, speed boat ride in Chengulam Dam, tea plantation walk, full day sightseeing in Munnar, live cooking demonstration, Kerala Saree and Dhoti Demonstration, breakfast & dinner and a small gift is presented at the time of checkout. The resort has a game room with billiards, foosball, chess, carom and a basket ball court. Swimming pool for kids is also available with the normal pool. They arrange camp fire in the resort and local sightseeing trips as per the guest requirement.
Greenwoods is a nature resort located at Kumily and surrounded by spice gardens and dense forest. Cochin airport is the nearest at a distance of 137km from the resort. The thick forest and landscaped gardens make this hilly spot a splendid honeymoon location. The honeymoon package at Greenwoods comprises of flower decoration, fruit basket, breakfast & dinner, candle light dinner with badam milk, cake, spice plantation visit, half day Jeep Safari (Covering 03 view Points), daily cultural performance like Mohiniyattam, Bharatanatyam & Kuchippudi, live cooking demonstration, Kerala Saree and Dhoti demonstration and a small gift is presented at the time of checkout. The private pool villas and tree house – ‘Vanya’ are the best options for newlyweds that offer maximum privacy. Vanya tree house is just 4km away from the main resort and 30minute steep trek is required to reach the top of it. The tree house is built of a single stump and has a drawbridge to enter inside which will be removed at sunset to ensure the safety of the residents. All requisite amenities are provided inside the room and attendants are appointed to supply the food & beverages and to handle the laundry of the guest. The balcony covers view of mist swirl from the mountains and wild animals and birds. Apart from this they also have a tree top coffee shop (Ambara) which can be reached through a rope bridge and a multi cuisine restaurant (Amrutham) in the property. The nature tours, planting trees, cultural programs, cooking demonstration and indoor games are the major activities for guests. The resort conducts a unique informative program called ‘Thekkady show’. It is an audio visual presentation done by a naturalist describing the main attractions in Thekkady for tourists who are not able to visit all those places in person due to lack of time.
Forest Glade, Munnar
Forest glade is a luxury resort in the midst of tea gardens and hill ranges. The resort is at a distance of 8km from Munnar town and 102km from Cochin the nearest airport. One speciality of the resort is the multi cuisine restaurant (Café Terrace), functioning on the terrace where food is served in the natural background. The ground floor rooms have a private garden and the rooms on the higher floors have open balconies so that all residents get the fantastic view of the mountains. ‘Punarjani – a traditional art village’ that conducts shows of Kathakali and Kalarippayattu is very close to this resort. Kalarippayattu is the ‘Mother of all martial arts’ and Kathakali is the ‘King of all performing arts’. They conduct shows in the evening for one hour each for these Kerala arts, the mission is to popularize and preserve the cultural heritage of Kerala. On prior booking they can arrange special shows at convenient timings for tourists. Another attraction near the property is the ‘Rose Garden – Floriculture center’ where large varieties of rose plants are grown. People can enjoy these nearby attractions in their leisure time and the resort will arrange the travel facilities. Honeymooners would love the early morning sceneries and the surroundings of this misty resort.
The Wind, Munnar
The Wind resort is located on a cliff edge and present the beautiful valley view and also the Munnar hill ranges. It is situated 24km away from the Munnar market and 122km from nearest Cochin airport. Honeymoon cottages with outstanding view of the valley are a speciality of the resort. Those rooms have large sized windows that give the beautiful nature view from the interior of the room itself. The gourmet restaurant serves Indian, continental and Chinese dishes along with Kerala traditional dishes. The honeymooners can enjoy visits to tea plantation, viewpoints, caves and waterfalls – in and around the resort. Muniyara, Periyakanal tea factory, Powerhouse waterfall, Lockhart gap view point, Anayirankal dam, Spice plantation, Bodimettu view point, Kolukkumalai jeep safari and Punarjani traditional art village are some of the nearby attractions. Ayurvedic treatments and Spa therapy center is also available in the close vicinity.