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Staying on a houseboat in Kerala is a unique experience that you won’t find in many other places. The backwaters of Kerala are known for their breath taking beauty and peaceful atmosphere, making it the perfect setting for a memorable holiday.
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Known as the “Venice of the East,” Alleppey is the most famous and sought-after destination for houseboat cruises in Kerala. It offers a vast network of canals, lakes, and lagoons, providing an immersive backwater experience.
Located near the Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom is another popular destination for houseboat cruises. It is known for its serene backwaters, bird sanctuaries, and lush greenery, offering a tranquil and picturesque setting.
Situated in the southern part of Kerala, Kollam is a gateway to the backwaters of Ashtamudi Lake. Houseboat cruises in Kollam take you through the scenic stretches of this beautiful lake, surrounded by coconut groves and rural villages.
By the end of your vacation, you will feel completely de-stressed and rejuvenated. Our aim is to create an unforgettable experience that will leave you yearning for more, encouraging you to return to our houseboats year after year. Embark on this incredible adventure with Kerala Backwater Cruise and discover the true essence of Alleppey, Kumarakom, and Kollam through our luxurious houseboat cruises.
Types of Houseboats
It’s important to note that the classifications may vary among operators, and the specific features and services included in each category can differ. When booking a houseboat, it’s recommended to inquire about the amenities and services provided to ensure they align with your preferences and expectations. Here are some houseboats available for cruising in Alleppey, Kumarakom, and Kollam
The traditional Kettuvallam is a houseboat native to Kerala, typically made from locally available materials like bamboo, coir, and wood. These boats feature a thatched roof and offer a rustic and authentic experience. They include a separate living space, attached bathroom, and separate kitchen. The air conditioning is usually operational from around 7 PM to 7 AM. All meals are provided on the houseboat, including a 2 non-veg menu.
Deluxe houseboats are the base category and offer basic amenities. They typically feature well-maintained bedrooms with attached bathrooms, a common living area, and a kitchen. Deluxe houseboats provide a comfortable cruising experience with essential facilities and services. The air conditioning is usually operational from around 9 PM to 6 AM in the bedroom only.
Premium houseboats offer a step up from the deluxe category, providing enhanced features and additional services. They often have more spacious bedrooms, upgraded furnishings, and more luxurious interiors. The air conditioning is usually operational from around 12 PM to 9 AM in the bedroom only.
Luxury houseboats are the highest category of houseboats available in Kerala. They offer the most luxurious and upscale experience. These houseboats are characterized by spacious and elegantly designed interiors, modern amenities, and fully glass-covered cabins. Luxury houseboats operate air conditioning in the living space and bedroom throughout your houseboat cruise. Some luxury houseboats even have a private Jacuzzi (rates available upon request).
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Experience the local culture
Kerala Backwater Cruise allows you to experience the local culture and way of life up close. As you cruise through the backwaters, you’ll pass by traditional villages, witness the daily activities of the locals, and even have opportunities to interact with them
Create cherished moments
Our houseboats offer a private and intimate setting for couples, families, or groups of friends. With well-appointed bedrooms, cozy living areas, and open decks to enjoy the views, you can create cherished moments and memories with your loved ones.
Authentic Kerala cuisine
One of the highlights of our houseboat experience is the opportunity to savor authentic Kerala cuisine. Our onboard chefs prepare mouth-watering dishes using fresh local ingredients, including seafood specialties and flavorful vegetarian options.
At Kumarakom Houseboat, our staff is experienced and knowledgeable in providing top-notch houseboat services to our guests. With their years of experience, they are equipped to cater to all your needs and ensure a seamless and memorable experience
Assurance on safety
Fulfill your bucket list and create unforgettable memories with us
Book your Kerala houseboat adventure today and let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime. Contact us now to learn more.
Frequently Asked Questions
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The cost of renting a houseboat in Kerala varies depending on factors such as the type of houseboat, the number of bedrooms, the duration of the cruise, the season, and the days of the week. The rates mentioned in the Website are applicable until August 2023 and include all meals for two people. However, it’s recommended to contact the Kerala Backwater Cruise service for the most up-to-date rates and to discuss any additional requirements or customization.