An exotic, romantic and an unforgettable Honeymoon to a very special place where the whole world seems to fade away and to get lost in each other’s arms is every newly wedded couple’s dream. The romantic honeymoon activities in Kerala makes your dream come true. Wait no more and head to Kerala to enjoy the very special moment of your life. Soak yourself in the pool of love and enjoy each and every moment with your partner in blissful romance.
Here are the Top 10 Romantic Kerala Honeymoon Activities For Any Couple:
1) Admire the Sunrise together
A Romantic honeymoon cannot be better described than admiring the spectacular sunrise together with the love of your life by your side. Kerala is a picture-perfect destination known for its stunning views and it looks even more spectacular during sunrise offering the perfect setting for a romantic experience. The beautiful beaches of Kerala like Marari or Kovalam or the hill station like Munnar offer you the most stunning sunrise you have ever witnessed in your life. The view of the golden sun rising up the horizon, changing the color of the sky, the pale dawn light illuminating the surroundings and watching a new day begin is a very romantic experience which represents the beginning of your bright and prosperous married life together.
2) Enjoy a romantic stroll through the tea plantations in Munnar
The charisma of the lush green sprawling tea plantations entices every couple visiting Munnar. Also known as the “Kashmir of South India” because of its chilling weather, panoramic vistas of the sceneries around and the tranquility offered, Munnar is the best destination for a romantic escapade in Kerala. Strolling through these charming tea gardens with your partner, clicking some amazing pictures together amidst the tea gardens, enjoying the pleasing aroma of the tea that tantalizes your senses, offers a special experience for your honeymoon. Munnar is also an ideal place for post-wedding photography. So, if you hire a professional photographer, he will take some fantastic pictures of you at picturesque backgrounds in Munnar for you to save your sweet memories forever. Staying in the midst of the picturesque tea plantations, enjoying the views of the verdant landscape at the backdrop of misty mountains and valleys of green carpets with the music of waterfall gushing down the hills is another way to make your honeymoon a memorable one.
3) Get drenched under the Waterfalls
Spend some lovely time with your soulmate at the breathtaking waterfalls of Kerala and get drenched under its crystal clear chilling waters. The milky white water cascading from great heights, creating thrilling mists and beautiful rainbow offers a romantic ambience which festoons your love. The melody of the water gushing from the mountains, the beauty of the surroundings and the company of your love makes your honeymoon truly a mesmerizing one. The magnificent waterfalls in Kerala are truly a sight to behold and is a must visit for all the honeymoon couples visiting Kerala. There are a lot of waterfalls in Kerala to visit with your love. Athirapally, Vazhachal, Soochippara, Attukal, Meenmutty are some of the popular waterfalls in Kerala. The majestic Athirapally Falls which is referred to as the “Niagara Falls of India” is among the highest waterfalls of Kerala at 80 feet and is located on the Chalakudi River that has its origins in the Western Ghats and is one of the beautiful destinations in southern India. It is a favourite haunt of honeymooners and because of its stunning waterfalls and eye-catching surroundings, Athirapally has been a popular setting for many Hindi, Tamil and other Indian movies. And you can witness a wide variety of flora and fauna in and around the Athirapally Waterfalls where you can explore nature and enjoy some romantic moments in its charming atmosphere. The Vazhachal Waterfalls which is only 5 kilometres away from Athirapally is another picturesque waterfall covered with a thick forest and a lovely hangout for the newly wedded couples.
4) Ramble around the Rose Garden in Munnar
Simply ramble around the picturesque rose garden in Munnar aimlessly with your spouse, admiring the multi-colored rose flowers, breathing in the fresh fragrance of the flowers and having long conversations where you can share your thoughts and feelings and get to know each other even better. When you ramble around with no schedule or expectations, you often tend to discover hidden gems and other points of interest that you would not have seen otherwise. The Rose Garden in Munnar is locally known as the Munnar Floriculture Center. Besides several rose species, the Rose garden is home to hundreds of rare varieties of other flowers and herbal plants. You can see sprawling plantations of tea, cardamom and vanilla surrounding the Rose Garden which is so attractive. This garden is also known for the cultivation of seasonal tropical fruits like strawberry, litchi, rambutan, amla and vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, potato, and beans. Variety species of birds can also be spotted here. The undulating mountains, grassland terrain, vast spice plantations and the beautiful rose flowers make way for a perfect photographic spot and the couples can pose together for some amazing pictures at this rose garden.
5) Go For An Elephant Safari
Elephant Safari is a thrilling event to add to your honeymoon activity in Kerala. The Carmelagiri Elephant Park in Munnar is the best place to go for Elephant Safari with your partner in Kerala. This Park is blessed with misty snow-covered hills, vast tea plantations, green valleys, dense thick forest and is filled with serenity and wilderness. The Elephant safari through the park between the woods, across rugged terrain, and shallow pools close to the park with the breathtaking view of its surroundings offers a thrilling as well as an exhilarating experience. Besides elephant safari, you can also engage yourselves in feeding one of the elephants with fruits and corn at this park thereby you can get closer to these humble beasts. You can also watch the elephants shower themselves with water from the pool using their trunks. The elephants of the Carmelagiri Elephant Park are well-trained, and they are used in timber pulling activities. The way these majestic animals communicate and obey the commands of their masters is an adorable thing to watch. Don’t forget to take pictures of both of you on an elephant to save it to your honeymoon album.
6) Savor the pleasure of adventure activities
For couples who love adventure, give your honeymoon an adventurous twist by trying some adventurous activities. Kerala offers myriads of adventurous activities like paragliding, bungee jumping, white water rafting, scuba diving, kayaking, snorkeling, parasailing, canoeing and windsurfing, and you can choose from them the one that suits you. But paragliding in Kerala is a must try activity during your honeymoon here. Even if you have tried paragliding in other parts of the world, paragliding in Kerala is something different from that experience. The greenery around, the view of the coastline of Kerala and evergreen shola forests while you soar high in the sky leave you in awe and thus make your honeymoon in Kerala a fantastic one. Paragliding adventure activity in Kerala is conducted by the Tandem paragliding group from Vagamon. The Paragliding activities are carried out under the guidance of professionals and safety measures where the gliders jump off the peak with all the safety gear required for a safe landing. Vagamon is the best place to go for paragliding in Kerala where you soar above green, serene, and picturesque landscapes of stunning hills, offering a lifetime experience for you. To indulge in adventure activities will be a bonding experience for you and it will enhance the intimacy and build trust between the two of you. These adventure activities might seem a little scary but when you are with your partner, they can support you and help you feel safe.
7) Indulge in the magic of love at the Heart Shaped Lake, Hridhayathadakam
Trek to the Chembra Peak with your spouse and express your love at the romantic backdrop of its heart-shaped Lake, Hridhayathadakam. The Chembra Peak is known to be the highest peak in Wayanad which is situated at 2100 meters above sea level and offers a sweeping view of entire Wayanad district. It requires a two and a half hour trek from the tea gardens at Chembra foothills to reach the enchanting heart-shaped lake which is on the way to the Chembra peak. This spot is ranked among one of the best places for honeymoon couples to visit in Kerala. This natural heart-shaped lake, known as Hridhayathadakam at the Chembra Peak never goes dry and has water throughout the year. With misty hills and floating clouds at the background and surrounded by lush greenery and offering picturesque views, the Hridhayathadakam, heart-shaped lake is a perfect spot for couples to spend time together. Do not miss the chance to trek up the Chembra Peak with your spouse on your honeymoon.
8) A romantic houseboat cruise through the Kerala backwaters
A romantic escape to the God’s Own Country is incomplete without a houseboat cruise through its scintillating backwaters. What could be more romantic than enjoying the loveliest moments of your life with your partner while you cruise the backwaters in a houseboat amidst picture-perfect sceneries and calm of the waves? Kerala Houseboats are the remodeled version of the traditional ‘Kettuvallom’. The Kettuvallom is creatively modified into a well-equipped houseboat that provides accommodation facilities comprising cozy bath-attached bedrooms, lounging areas, full-fledged kitchens, and a spacious balcony, thus offering the best of luxuries and comforts as that of a 5-star hotel. The houseboats are available in different sizes ranging from one-bedroom set to five bedrooms set which suits your need. An overnight stay in this luxurious floating resort is a unique experience to cherish. Sufficient crew members are also available in the houseboat for your help and a cook who prepares lip-smacking Kerala delicacies for you. Spend a romantic time together in the houseboat, exploring the real essence of the village life of Kerala, catch the sight of the emerald green paddy fields and towering coconut groves, spotting some of the exotic multi-colored bird species and gorge on some delectable Kerala cuisines. The houseboat tours are often arranged from Alleppey, Kumarakom and Kollam offering different rates and facilities.
9) Get an Ayurveda Couple Massage
Ayurveda Couple Massage is regarded as a quintessential activity to do in Kerala on honeymoon. An Ayurveda massage will make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated after the long and tiring wedding festivities, moreover, it provides a lovely bonding experience between each other. And you will love the intimate moments as you and your sweetheart get pampered, side by side! Kerala is home to traditional Ayurveda treatments where there are treatments for ailments related to bones, skin, and other parts of the body. A wide variety of essential and non-essential oils and herbs in varied combinations are used in this massage treatments to rejuvenate skin, cells and muscles of the body. Different types of Ayurveda massages are available, you may have to get an expert opinion to identify troubled areas of the body to get the best results for any specific problem for yourself and partner. Many Ayurvedic spas and luxury hotels in Kerala offer Ayurveda couple treatments which are worth a try.
10) Go for a Candle Light Dinner
No honeymoon is as romantic as a candle light dinner. Surprise your sweetheart with a candle-light dinner, flower bed, some light music, chocolate cake and an alluring ambience of roses. And the romantic setting and the enticing ambience make you fall in love again with each other. You can also enjoy a romantic candle-light dinner in the houseboat also. A lot of resorts and luxury hotels also provide candle-light dinners in the honeymoon packages.
With unparalleled splendour, soothing, amorous and charming ambience and mind-blowing attractions, Kerala is the best choice for people who are looking for their first romantic vacation. So, begin the journey of your life spending some blissful days with your loved one and enjoy the perfect and a memorable honeymoon in Kerala.