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    A boat in the backwaters of Alleppey

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    Tired of honeymoon destinations set amidst mountains and beaches? What about the backwaters of Alleppey this time! It’s a place where silence flows in the wind and the water to create an eternal love story for young hearts. Frequently referred to as ‘The Venice of the East‘, Alleppey tops the list of South India’s most celebrated tourist spots.

    Let the heart-stirring beauty of Alappuzha backwaters heighten your romance while your houseboat sails through scenic waterways. From candlelit dinner and moving vistas to romantic houseboats in Alleppey, the destination offers more beauty than you can imagine. Lose yourself in the divine nature of Kerala and let the stress fly away.

    Best Romantic Things To Do In Alleppey

    1. Backwater village: A refreshing tour

    Be ready to be bowled over by the endless stretch of inland waterways surrounded by swaying coconut trees, the wide blue sky, singing birds, and breeze that’ll soothe your tired mind. The only way you can ever explore the beauty of the waters is through means of Alleppey backwater boat ride.
    The backwaters is one of the best places to visit in Alleppey not only for couples, but everybody who wants to enjoy nature’s beauty. So light-up the romance with short strolls through the local villages and take back sweetest memories of Alleppey.

    2. Pathiramanal island: Watch the birds fly

    cemented path on Pathiramanal island

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    Doesn’t it sound exciting to spend some time with your loved one on an island? Well, you can spend a memorable day on a small island called Pathiramanal on the Alappuzha backwaters. Hundreds of rare birds migrate to Pathiramanal every year from different parts of the world.

    How to reach Pathiramanal: The island is only accessible by boat. It’s 1 hour 30 minutes by motor boat and just 30 minutes by speed boat.

    3. Marari Beach: A walk down the shore

    a couple relaxing at Marari beach in Alleppey

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    Mararikulam is a relatively unexplored shore between of the backwaters of Alleppey and Cochin. Now your dream to relax by the azure waters, on clean white beaches is not a pie in the sky any longer. Marari beach is one of the cleanest beaches in India where you can spend an evening with your love one. The place will help you discover the essence of relaxation that’ll revive your soul.

    4. Alleppey beach: Soak up the sun

    sunset behind a pier at Alleppey beach

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    The place where the waves kiss the shore every now and then while the soft sand hugs your feet. This is the place for those in love. Alleppey beach has a 137 years old pier extending into the sea, which is also one of the most popular tourist spots in the entire Kerala. The lighthouse at the beach is also a popular place where you can click some beautiful pictures.

    Suggested Read: 10 Best Places To Visit In Kerala

    Best Cruises In Alleppey

    1. Rainbow Cruise for a romantic honeymoon trip

    • A bedroom with backwaters view

    Alleppey backwater tour can be experienced in the most comfortable way on a luxurious cruise with the love of your life. You can spend your honeymoon floating on the backwaters with one of the finest cruises in Alleppey.

    Dining & menu: The Sumptuous Sadya (A feast served on a banana leaf with a variety of vegetarian dishes); Karimeen Pollichathu (Pearl spot fish baked with a paste of chillies, spices and curry leaves); Fish Molee (Sear fish cooked in coconut milk and seasoned with spices), Puttu & Kadala Curry, Appam & Mutton Stew, Sweet tender coconut water.

    On-demand entertainment on the cruise: Night fishing and dance performances showcasing folk and classical forms like Theyyam, Chakyarkoothu, Bharatanatyam dance, and Mohiniyattam.

    Per night tariff: INR 11,000

    2. Spice Route Cruise – Sophistication of presidential suite

    • Spice Route cruise

    Wonderfully decorated and designed Alleppey backwater boat ride takes you back in times and lets you experience the old-world charm of Kerala. Sailing on the scenic Alappuzha backwaters is an authentic experience you’ll not get anywhere in the world. The backwaters in Alleppey never fail to amaze honeymooners.

    Dining & menu: Kerala veg and non-veg delicacies

    Per night tariff: INR 11,000

    Suggested Read: The Ultimate Kerala Honeymoon Bucket List

    Best Resorts In Alleppey

    1. Kondai Lip Backwater Heritage Resort

    • Kondai Lip Backwater Heritage Resort

    Witness a hundred shades of green and the wonderful emerald canals from your room window. The resort is set amidst tropical plants and palms which gives you a laid-back feel. Soak in the silence and feel the cool breeze on your face sitting on the porch of one of the best resorts near the backwaters in Alleppey.

    Dining: Oottusala is their multi cuisine restaurant serving Kerala cuisine with seafood being the chef’s speciality.

    Romantic experiences: Candle light dinners set beside the canal on demand

    Per night Superior room tariff: INR 5,996

    2. Abad Turtle Beach Resort

    • Premium room

    Situated in Mararikulam, this resort is spread across an area of 13 acres. It overlooks the white sandy Marari beach with a small stream flowing on one side.

    Dining: The open-air, multi-cuisine restaurant serves Indian and Continental cuisines

    Romantic experiences: A classy candlelit dinner

    Per night Superior room tariff: INR 9500

    3. Palmgrove Lake Resort

    • Palmgrove Lake Resort Restaurant

    Live in a resort surrounded by palm trees and waterways. The soothing ambiance is a perfect place to spend quality time with your spouse. Palmgrove Lake Resort is often included in Kerala honeymoon packages.

    Dining: North-Indian, Authentic Kerala, South-Indian, and Continental delights

    Romantic experiences: A romantic candlelit dinner on the roof overlooking the palm trees and lake

    Per night Superior room tariff: INR 5,400

    4. Kadavil Lakeshore Resort

    • Kadavil Lake Resort

    Explore the backwaters of Alleppey, the scenic surroundings, and their tranquility with your partner. Wake up to the greetings of the sun and let the cool light of moon put you to sleep. The rooms overlook the azure water and have world-class amenities to make your stay memorable.

    Dining: Authentic veg and non-veg Kerala cuisine

    Per night Superior room tariff: INR 4,000

    Suggested Read: 10 Surreal Resorts In Alleppey

    Let’s explore the most idyllic restaurants for a fine dinner in Alleppey…

    Best Restaurants Of Alleppey

    1. Memories multi cuisine restaurant

    Outdoor private dinner at Memories Restaurant

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    Memories is a place both of your will fall in love with. The restaurant is situated beside a pool with a peaceful atmosphere. It’s famous for its beautiful ambiance and delicious food. You can enjoy your meal in absolute privacy.

    Where: AC Road, Pulinkunnu, Alappuzha
    Must try: Fish & Seafood and Cottage Cheese Chilly dry

    2. Avocado Garden Restaurant

    Avocado Garden Restaurant main gate illuminated by light

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    The menu of Avocado includes spicy South Indian, Chinese, and Asian dishes. You can choose from an array of dishes and special beverages in the restaurant. It’s a good place to visit for couples.

    Where: Zachariya Bazar, Alappuzha
    Must try: Shake, Coffee, and Fish in Banana Leaf

    3. Mushroom

    A cycle hung on Mushroom Cafe window Alleppey, Red colour chairs with wooden tables at Mushroom Cafe

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    Mushroom is a breezy open-air restaurant with bicycles hung on their windows. The restaurants specializes in Indian and Asian cuisines. It’s a cozy restaurant you shouldn’t miss when you’re in Alleppey.

    Where: CCSB Rd, Kodiveedu, Alappuzha
    Must try: Chicken kali mirch, grilled fish, fish tandoori and chilli mushrooms.

    This information is put together for you to plan a hassle-free honeymoon to Alleppey. Alleppey is all ready to welcome you two and give memories for a lifetime.

    Further Read: 10 Plus One Things To Do In Alleppey



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