What could be a better way to celebrate your union and the beginning of your life-long romance than spending time together in some of the best honeymoon places in Ooty? The little hill station has romantic views, gorgeous waterfalls, and calm lakes to sail on with your love. Its rich and impressive landscapes and the serenity has been appreciated by newlyweds for years and years.
It’s not just the tea plantation or the rolling hills of the town that’ll make you love this place, but also the fresh smells of eucalyptus, blossoming plants, and the lavender colour flowers that cover the meadows.
Romantic Spots For Couples – Lakes & Falls
1. Ooty Lake – For some cozy time with your beloved
Ooty Lake is one of the most charming places to visit in Ooty for honeymoon couples for some awesome time together. Surrounded by verdant Nilgiri Mountains, the lake offers serene ambience and most picturesque natural beauty and charisma.
Romantic things to do in Ooty Lake: Enjoy boating with your beloved and hire a cycle (available on rent) to enjoy a romantic ride with your darling around the lake.
Boatride charges: INR 160 for 2 seater pedal boat for 30 minutes
2. Emerald Dam and Lake – A heavenly hideout in the hills
Emerald Dam and lake is a photogenic and spectacular place to explore with your significant other. Encircled by lush green aromatic tea estates, Emerald Dam showcases immense natural beauty and serenity that overjoys the hearts of newlyweds. Located 20 kms from Ooty town, this is one of the must visit and most romantic places to see in Ooty in 2 days.
Romantic things to do in Emerald Dam and Lake: Romance the nature and watch the most photogenic sunrise and sunset. Moreover, you can rent a bike and drive up to this scenic lake for a gorgeous view.
3. Avalanche Lake – A beautiful picture-postcard lake
Decorated by scarlet rhododendrons, pretty magnolias, Nilgiri hills, and splendid views—Avalanche Lake is certainly something to fall in love with. Amongst the most popular places in Ooty for honeymoon, the lake boasts of the quietude and marvelous scenery of the Avalanche Sanctuary surrounding the lake.
Romantic things to do in Avalanche Lake: Enjoy angling and overnight camping with your partner
4. Pykara Falls & Lake – For pleasant ambience and soothing climate
Pykara Lake tops the list of Ooty honeymoon places with its surreal charm. This is a scenic lake formed by a gorgeous river of the same name, plunging down the hills with full vigor and vivacity. Flanked by Nilgiris, the lake features exotic flora and fauna making it absolutely romantic for newly married couples.
Romantic things to do in Pykara Lake: Enjoy boating together
Boating charges: INR 785 for a speed boat
5. Catherine Falls – The cascading charm of Ooty
Catherine Falls cascading down from 250 feet is a marvelous sight in Ooty. The silvery sparkling double cascaded waterfall, falling off the cliff in full vigour, surrounding serenity, and the rustic charm are too overwhelming. Adventure loving couples can trek together up to the waterfall and if you want a romantic drive, you can drive through the scenic roads to reach the waterfall.
Romantic things to do in Catherine Falls: Spend some private moments in the refreshing plunge pool
Best Honeymoon Places – Peaks & Viewpoints
6. Doddabetta Peak – A sight to take your breath away
For couples who wish to celebrate love in peace, the viewpoint of Dodabetta Peak is one of the best honeymoon places in Ooty. The stunning views from Telescope House and surrounding romantic tranquility will let your love grow deeper than ever.
Romantic things to do in Doddabetta: If both of you are adventurists at heart; go for a trek together in the surrounding thick woods.
7. Glenmorgan – Of tea estates, plush green forests and gorgeous Nilgiris
If you are planning for a blissfully overwhelming honeymoon to Ooty, keep Glenmorgan on your list. Located in little outskirts, this is a marvelous and awe-inspiring destination with a sparkling lake, eucalyptus forests, and a picturesque village. From there, the stunning view of Mudumalai National Park and Moyar Valley is spectacularly amazing.
Romantic things to do in Glenmorgan: Go for some romantic photo-shoot amidst the tea plantations
Suggested Read: 15 Romantic Honeymoon Places In South India
8. Rose Garden – A beautiful garden on the slopes of Elk Hill
The largest rose garden in India is in Ooty, which is famed for more than 3600 varieties and species. Spread over sprawling 10 acres, this rose garden has been awarded as the ‘Garden of Excellence’ by World Federation of Rose Societies (WFRS). You can plan a day picnic in the garden to spend a beautiful day with your partner. It is undeniably one of the best honeymoon places in Ooty you can visit.
Romantic things to do in Rose Garden: Indulge in timeless romance while you explore this verdant place hand in hand, watching exotic species like cactus rose, tea rose and green rose.
9. Shooting Point – The most famous honeymoon spot
Create fond memories, be filmy and click most romantic photographs at the Shooting Point. It is one of the most popular film locations in the country, where many Bollywood movies were shot. This is a honeymooner’s favourite location, owing to its superb vistas of Nilgiris, sprawling valleys and verdant forests. You can also take a long walk under the star-studded sky with you partner.
Romantic things to do at Shooting Point: Romantic horse riding with your spouse
10. Needle Rock View Point – A view that will leave you awestruck
Needle Rock View Point offers panoramic 360 degree view of the surrounding and Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, the most pleasant weather, colourful biodiversity, and quietude to romantic couples. It is also called as Ooshi Malai or Soochi Malai in local language.
Romantic things to do at Needle Rock View Point: Hiking together for incredibly awesome views
The beauty of the place and love in the air of the hill station will pack you with memories of a lifetime. Need help to plan your honeymoon? Read about this couple’s exciting honeymoon trip to Mysore and Ooty, that’ll inspire you to celebrate your union amidst beautiful Nilgiri mountains.