10 Romantic Places To Visit In Kerala For Your Honeymoon In 2023

Best Places To Visit In Kerala

FFlowers, chocolates and materialistic gifts are so passe in romance. Red rose petals, romantic dinners, a couples walk – these are just some of the ways couples can profess their love to each other.

For those who would like to beat the crowds and enjoy a beach vacation with their loved ones, they will surely love the emerald landscape of Kerala.

Kerala has an incredibly wide geography with some amazing destinations for a honeymoon. From Munnar Hills to Boathouse Cruise in Kochi, Kerala is truly one of the best honeymoon destinations in India.

Unify Holidays, your trusted travel partner would like to guide you through the top ten places in Kerela where you can take your significant other for a romantic escapade and fill your honeymoon with love, surprises and couple activities.

Backwaters cruise in a houseboat

Romance could not get a better description than a cruise in the scenic backwaters of Kerala. It truly is every honeymooner’s dream! Kumarakom, Alleppey, Ashtamudi, and various other backwaters offer you romantic backwater cruises.

The traditional ‘Kettuvallam’ is transformed into a well-equipped houseboat with bath-attached bedrooms, lounge, and kitchen, at par with the luxuries of a 5-star hotel. You will be taken care of by an extremely friendly and professional crew. Here’s a golden chance to snuggle up with your partner while the houseboat smoothly takes you on a journey of a lifetime.


Famous for tea estates, greenery, winding roads, a blanket of mist, and viewpoints, Munnar is a hill station in Kerala, located in the Idukki district. Couples can lose themselves while trekking in the green and lush tea estates of Munnar surrounded by melodic chirpings of the birds and the calming fragrance of tea. The hill station is a haven for shopping for tea and spices. Cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, coffee and a variety of homemade chocolates can be bought from various shops spread across the hilly town.

The team at Unify Holidays recommends you visit Echo Point, Kalari Kshethra, Pothamedu View Point, Chokramudi Peak, and Mattupetty Indo-Swiss Farm among others.


The coastline of Alleppey (official name – Alappuzha) offers some of the best beaches in Kerala with water sports during the dry season. Its palm-fringed interconnected network of canal backwaters attracts many couples from all over the world.

Unify Holidays would like to recommend you plan your honeymoon travels in the months of August and September to be able to catch a traditional snake boat race and sip some toddy (palm wine) at local toddy shops to add just the right pinch of authenticity to your romantic adventure.


Located on the west of the Malabar coastline, Bekal is a small town in the Kasargod district of Kerela. Bekal is a small town in the Kasargod district of Kerala. Famous for its beaches, backwaters, forts and some tourist spots, Bekal is home to the largest fortress in Kerala.

Shaped like a giant keyhole, the Bekal fort is bordered by the Arabian on three sides. A set of 45 caves called the Nityanandashram caves, Kappil Beach and Chandragiri fort are few of the major attractions.

Unify Holidays would like to recommend adventure junkie couples to plan a day out in the adventure park of Bekal – The Bekal Hole Aqua Park. It offers various forms of water rides to its visitors.


Kumarakom is a stunning honeymoon location in Kerala if couples are looking for a luxurious and royal romantic vacation. Cruising through the steady backwaters of Kumarakom in houseboats equipped with everything a couple can ask for, is surely an ideal way of creating some much-needed memorable moments with your loved one. The boat passes through mesmerizing green paddy fields and tall coconut groves.

The team at Unify Holidays would like you to visit one of Asia’s largest freshwater lakes, Vembanad, where couples can see lily pads floating on its glittering emerald surface.


Replete with waterfalls, historical caves, comfortable resorts and homestays, Wayanad in Kerala is famous for its spice plantations and wildlife. Walking through the sprawling spice plantations, trekking to the pre-historic caves and experiencing a resort holiday are one of the many things you can do to get a taste of Wayanad.

Wayanad is best known for its wildlife reserve which is home to an exquisite variety of flora and fauna. The Wayanad wildlife reserve is an integral part of the Nilgiri biosphere reserve peacefully located amidst the serene hills of Western Ghats. Wayanad homes a wide variety of wildlife like elephant, leopards, and bears.

The team at Unify Holidays recommends a perennial heart-shaped lake halfway to the top of Chembra Peak. This heart-shaped lake requires honeymooners to trek through a kilometre or two of dense trees to reach the top of the peak after reaching the lake. The lake is mostly covered with mist and snow and is an ideal place for a couple to hangout and is truly one of the best places to spend your honeymoon at while in Kerala.

Marari Beach

Shimmering turquoise blue waters are an attraction with bright sun, and delicious food. Owing to this, Marari Beach attracts honeymooners the most. Swimming in a vast pool where privacy is of utmost importance is an instant pick-me-up for any partner. Nothing relaxes those tired jelly-like legs after a day’s couple walk and stroll like spending some couple-time in a swimming pool before hitting the bed for a relaxing sleep.


The rocky shores of the Kovalam Beach will remind you of romantic Mills and Boons novels where a massive rocky high land that juts out in the sea with calm waters. Visitors can explore unique cliff tops and fishing villages, enjoy a cultural show, or stroll through beachfront highlands.

Honeymooners can spend their day sunbathing, swimming, getting herbal body toning massages, experiencing special cultural activities like the Kathali show, and an Ayurveda massage with your special one.

Fort Kochi

The many moods of Kochi – the laid-back colonial charm, and the historic ambience make it a cosy and cultural romantic getaway. Couples can stroll through wide streets in Princess Street, which features heritage bungalows and roadside eateries packed with people from across the world. The boat jetty offers picture-perfect scenery, complete with Chinese fishing nets and views of the Kochi Harbor.

Couples can spend their evening strolling through Princess Street which boasts of some of the best restaurants and boutique cottages with narrow alleys with quaint shops to help you build your souvenirs collection from Kerala.


A Honeymoon would be just a vacation if not for a unique memorable stay at Poovar. The floating cottages in Poovar offer you a magnificent ambience with emerald backwaters, swaying coconut palms along the backwaters and crimson sunsets.

The floating cottages offer you an awesome experience where you keep moving as boats come the boat jetty, with the little balcony facing the backwaters having a fantastic view of the Poovar estuary where the beach, backwaters, lake, and sea come together to create unparalleled beauty. Floating cottages in Poovar Island resort are completely cut-off from the city and the only means of communication is a boat ride through backwaters few times a day.

We hope that the list that we have curated above will be helpful for you when planning your honeymoon escapade.

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