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  • A promising stay in the houseboats in Alleppey will find you amused by nature in a whole new aspect and leave you amazed with memories to cherish forever. An endearing destination in ‘God’s Own Country’ Kerala, Alleppey is where you can absorb the charms and beauties of nature, and explore the largest and the most striking stretches of backwaters in India.

    Enjoy the many tourist places in Alleppey that give you a true feel of the place, including Alappuzha Beach, historic Krishnapuram Palace, a tiny island of Pathiramanal, Vembanad Lake, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary, century-old Saint Mary’s Church, sun-dried beaches and the lively shores, among others.

    Also known as ‘the Venice of the East’, the quaint and naturalistic paradise boasts of an intricate network of azure backwaters, sky-blue lagoons, rivulets and numerous canals, traditional houseboats, pristine landscapes and vibrant culture, and is thronged by visitors all year round. 

    Marvel at the breathtaking landscapes of Alleppey, while you enjoying a graceful ride on one of this wonderful Alleppey boathouse, and savour the delicious cuisine which includes locally grown spices, fish, duck dishes and spicy vegetarian food.

    Here are some of the best houseboats in Alleppey:

  • 01Angel Queen Houseboats

    Angel Queen Houseboats
    One of the most popular houseboats in Alleppey services, Angel Queen Houseboats offers a fulfilling houseboat experience incorporating tasty Kerala culinary delights. You can explore the celestial beauty of Kerala and enjoy, relax, and visit the different aspects of the backwaters. 

    The houseboat service provides multiple customized packages and drops anchor at multiple places, where you can alight and visit the local sightseeing attractions.

    Attractions and amenities: In-house meals. Room service, Wi-Fi, Fishing, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Angel Queen Houseboats is 10.9 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price:
    7,800 INR per night onwards.
  • 02Grandeur Houseboats

    Grandeur Houseboats

    The Grandeur Houseboats is one of the best houseboats in Alleppey that allow guests to explore Kerala in a unique way. Sailing on the magical backwaters, they offer a striking blend of charm and tranquillity, with special emphasis on customer service and an orientation towards service quality. Rooms in their houseboats vary from one to six bedrooms. 

    Superior accommodation facilities with fully equipped bath-attached guest rooms, lounge, kitchen, oarsmen, personal chef and tour guides are characteristic of these dream floating homes.

    You can disembark at the scenic pit-stops to traverse the local villages and their culture, which complements the natural grandeur of this region, and is sure to leave you mesmerized.

    Attractions and amenities: 
    Kitchen, Television, Complimentary Toiletries, Room Service. Wi-Fi, Private Bathroom.

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Grandeur Houseboat is approximately 4 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price:
    8,200 INR per night.

  • 03Johnson's Eco Houseboats

    Johnson's Eco Houseboats

    These luxury houseboats in Alleppey have been the front running houseboat service from a long time offering a diverse and scenic backdrop of this enchanting region.  Of the squadron of boats belonging to Johnson’s Eco Houseboats, the ‘Only in Alappuzha’ rice-boat is the most popular houseboat for joyous and romantic expeditions and features an environment-friendly design.

    Explore the serene backwaters and delightful canals of Alleppey and cruise past ancient fishing towns and lush green landscapes aboard these comfortable houseboats. Feel at home and enjoy the comforts of a fully equipped house as you set sail along the region's backwaters.

    Attractions and amenities:
    Balcony/terrace, Television, Complimentary Toiletries, Yoga room, Fishing, Private Bathroom.

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Johnson's Eco Houseboats is 5 km from Alappuzha KSRTC bus stand

    Approx price:
    5,500 INR per night onwards.

  • 04Bright Water Cruise

    Bright Water Cruise

    A leisure trip on any of these floating masterpieces provides an opportunity to witness the undulating scenery and tranquil backwaters that pervade Alleppey. While exploring the lake, you are docked multiple times at various places. Embrace the warmth of the golden sunrise as the backwaters and swaying paddy fields surrounding you spring to life, or listen to the symphony of quacking ducks and watch the locals make a living out of the backwater.

    A cruise on these houseboats, which are traditional rice barges, is an experience that is a fine meld of tradition and modern luxury.

    The charming five bedroom houseboat offers you complete privacy in a shield of comfort, coupled with outstanding onboard facilities, assistance by well-trained staff and a variety of ethnic dishes to keep your taste buds happy.

    Attractions and amenities:
    Room service, 24-hour front desk, Breakfast, Wi-Fi, 24-hour power backup, Luggage storage, Private Bathroom.

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Bright Water Cruise is approximately 1 km from Alleppey bus stand

    Approx price:
    8,500 INR per night.

  • 05Prasanthy Houseboats

    Prasanthy Houseboats

    Prasanthy Houseboats are sought after by locals and tourists alike, and provide comprehensive house-boating services that allow you to capture the true essence of Alleppey. During the journey, you are provided with sumptuous meals that are prepared by the staff inside the houseboat, and at night you can ask for a candlelight dinner with your loved one in the houseboat, followed by a good night’s sleep, as the boat glides through the water.

    Prasanthy Houseboats caters to all the necessary surface transport facilities when in Cochin including the taxi service. You can inform the houseboat service to make special arrangements if it is a birthday or anniversary celebration, and they will decorate your private space and even bake a special cake for the occasion.

    Attractions and amenities: In-house meals, Room service, Television, Wi-Fi, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Prasanthy Houseboats is 4.4 km from Alappuzha KSRTC bus stand

    Approx price: 6,700 INR per night onwards.

  • 06Lake Park Cruises

    Lake Park Cruises

    Located amidst the scenic Kerala backwaters, this houseboats in Alleppey provides self-catering options and features a fully-equipped kitchen and attached bathrooms that come with free toiletries and a shower. You can approach the travel desk for currency exchange, car rental services or fishing activities. 

    A skilled and experienced crew provides you with the best of all the facilities, as you get a closer look at the village life on shore while strolling on a backwater ride. If you are looking to explore the exquisite state of Kerala and a great deal of luxury muddled with natural beauty accompanying it, go ahead and book one of the packages on this houseboat to get the true traditional feel of the state.

    Attractions and amenities: Airport shuttle, Free Wi-Fi, Breakfast, Room service, Kitchen, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Lake Park Cruises is 6 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price: 6,000 INR per night onwards.

  • 07Cheravally Houseboat

    Cheravally Houseboat
    Cheravally Deluxe Houseboat allows travellers to explore travellers life on the backwaters in a memorable way while winding through beautiful canals. The luxurious houseboats in Alleppey are equipped with all modern conveniences and comforts to make your stay a pleasant experience. 

    Guests can simply unwind and enjoy their pleasant stay while travelling to the mystical inland villages of Kerala and exploring the sparkling waterways. The houseboat is inclusive of a complimentary breakfast and chargeable all meal service. It can accommodate a group of up to 12 vacationers.

    Attractions and amenities: Airport transfer, Free Wi-Fi, Breakfast, Luggage storage, Room service, Television, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Cheravally Houseboat is approximately 1 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price:
    17,000 INR per night.
  • 08Cosy Houseboats

    Cosy Houseboats

    Sailing down the tranquil Vembanad Lake, Cosy Houseboats features a kitchen, private rooms and lounge area with mesmerizing lake views. The houseboat is manned by a crew consisting of a captain, oarsman and a chef.

    Traditional Kerala delicacies made from locally sourced fresh ingredients, particularly fresh crabs and prawns are waiting for you to smack on. Guests can also fish from the houseboat or play a game of carom, scrabble or playing cards. Special tours are arranged by the travel desk of the houseboats if you want to indulge in sightseeing

    Attractions and amenities: Restaurant, Free Wi-Fi, Breakfast, Room service, Television, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Cosy House Boat is 1.8 km from Alappuzha KSRTC bus stand

    Approx price: 5,800 INR per night.

  • 09Riverine Cruises

    Riverine Cruises

    Riverine Cruises offers opulent houseboats for your business and pleasure travel so that you can float in your hotel suite where and when you want to and think about waking up to a new backwater view each morning.

    Riverine Cruises owns a fleet of 5 houseboats and is among the most professionally operated deluxe Alleppey houseboats, making sure that you have a memorable backwater holiday. The ambience and easy accessibility of the houseboat makes it a suitable option for a variety of travellers. Family and couple particularly like to stay here and enjoy its relaxed environment.

    Attractions and amenities: Room service, Kitchenette, Fishing, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Riverine Cruises is 3 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price: 4,000 INR per night.

  • 10In My Place HouseBoats

    In My Place HouseBoats

    This 3-bedroom accommodation offers splendid lake views while providing an opportunity to see the essence of backwaters in a contemporary-styled houseboat. All rooms come with a balcony with sea views and a private bathroom.

    Some units also feature a seating area with a flat-screen TV. If you would like to discover the area, fishing can be enjoyed nearby. Guests can fully relax without having to worry about their evening tea and snacks or breakfast and dinner.

    Attractions and amenities: Room service, 24-hour front desk, Fishing, Complimentary Toiletries, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: In My Place House Boats is 15.4 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price: 8,000 INR per night.

  • 11Pulikatil House Boats

    Pulikatil House Boats
    This is one of the budget accommodation options in Alleppey where guests can enjoy a pleasant stay in houseboats while sailing on the scenic Punnamada Lake. It features a rooftop swimming pool, a private terrace and a shared kitchen.

    The close proximity to popular attractions of the city, including Punnamada Lake, Alappuzha Beach and Sree Lakshmi Narasimha temple, makes it one of the most sought after Alleppey boathouse in this region. The property facilitates room amenities that promise a delightful stay to guests from holidaymakers to business travellers. The in-house restaurant serves delicious Indian, Chinese and continental delights.

    Attractions and amenities: 
    Room service, 24-hour front desk, Power backup, Swimming pool, Wi-Fi, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Pulikatil House Boats is 1.8 km from Alappuzha KSRTC bus stand

    Approx price:
    4,400 INR per night.
  • 12Rainbow Cruises

    Rainbow Cruises

    This Alleppey houseboat gives you the most enchanting experience while capturing the essence of the Venice of the East. Rainbow Cruises have a fleet of over two dozen of the best houseboats in Alleppey. A floating vacation on these serene backwaters can be the perfect idea of a dream honeymoon or vacation.

    As it sails through, you can experience the diverse ecosystem of the terrain and the lake, and the moment you step aboard, you feel at home on the houseboat. Popularly known as Kettuvallom, the houseboats are equipped with all amenities for a relaxing and pleasurable stay and are available in three types, high-end houseboat denoted by the Luxury tag, followed by Premium and Deluxe types.

    Attractions and amenities:
    In-house meals, Room service, Tour guide, Wi-Fi, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Rainbow Cruises is 2.8 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price:
    9,800 INR per night.

  • 13Casablanca Houseboat

    Casablanca Houseboat
    Casablanca Houseboat offers accommodation with 3 bedrooms, a living room, 3 bathrooms and a well-equipped kitchen. An Asian breakfast is available for guests each morning at the property. There is also a seating area where you can sit back, relax and enjoy the awe-inspiring sights of the Punnamada backwater destination of Alleppey and the ensuing scenic beaches, tropical climate and exotic culture and food.

    The service offers a host of travel and accommodation services in Kerala including Alleppey boat house stay or traditional Indian homestays as per your requirements and travel arrangements between destinations as well as visits to ancient temples in the region and bespoke packaged holidays for individuals and groups.

    Attractions and amenities: Complimentary breakfast, Swimming pool, Room service, Television, Wi-Fi, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Casablanca Houseboat is 6.8 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price:
    9,800 INR per night onwards.
  • 14Blue Jelly Cruise

    Blue Jelly Cruise

    One of the prominent and an old Alleppey houseboat, Blue Jelly offers ultra luxurious and deluxe houseboats that includes backwater and canal sightseeing trip and through Vembanand Lake on special requests at an additional cost.

    The houseboats feature beautifully decorated bedroom and modern bathrooms for the utmost comfort of the guests. The houseboat is docked overnight at their marina, which provides a swimming pool, children playing area and indoor games exclusively for the guests in the evening hours.

    Attractions and amenities: Complimentary breakfast, Swimming pool, Room service, Television, Wi-Fi, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Blue Jelly Cruise is 2.1 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price: 19,000 INR per night onwards.
  • 15Coco House Boats

    Coco House Boats
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    Get the thrill of good cruising experience and add to your life the scent of long lasting experience and cordial hospitality as you sail through this Alleppey houseboat. Your ride through the beautiful backwaters of an unblemished countryside will fill you with unforgettable memories.

    The houseboats are splendidly decorated and are replete with all the modern amenities for your comfortable and convenient stay. If you are in need of airport transfers or require a car for sightseeing across the city, you can approach their courteous staff for these additional services.

    Attractions and amenities: 24-hour reception desk, Free Wi-Fi, Room service, Private Bathroom, Terrace, Wellness & Spa

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Coco House Boats is 1.4 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price: 3,000 INR per night onwards.

  • 16Spice Routes Luxury Cruises

    Spice Routes Luxury Cruises

    Spice Routes Cruises stirs up the spicy aroma of the bygone era when large barge-like boats laden with spices and coir sailed through the canals of Alleppey, which have now been remodelled into luxury houseboats for pleasure holidays. The modish charm and cosy ambience that each of the houseboats possesses, will make it easy for you to capture the grand view of the countryside landscape.

    The extraordinarily elegant rooms have an en suite bathroom and the kitchen on board prepares delectable local cuisines of the land including Karimeen, Kappa and today. Whether you are on a honeymoon or on a pleasant cruising, this Alleppey houseboat will make sure you have time fully unto yourself. Their spacious upper deck, with a seating capacity of over fifty people, also allows you to hold a grand party or family get-together.

    Attractions and amenities: Kitchen, Free Wi-Fi, Television, Room service, Living area. Sun deck, 24-hour front desk

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Spice Routes Luxury Cruises is 10.7 km from Alappuzha KSRTC bus stand

    Approx price: 21,000 INR per night.

  • 17ATDC House Boats

    ATDC House Boats
    Cradled amidst lush green and pleasant surroundings in Allepey, ATDC Houseboats provides modern amenities and services and well-furnished rooms for a memorable stay. It also offers additional services like a travel guide, sightseeing services, Ayurvedic massage services and transport facility.

    You can enjoy the mouthwatering and delicious dishes served at the property. A smooth slide in a Kettuvallam or houseboat through the enchanting backwaters of Alleppey, palm-dotted narrow canals winding through the vast stretch of paddy fields and the pristine tiny hamlets lined up along either side of the canals, is sure to captivate you.

    Attractions and amenities: Kitchen, Free Wi-Fi, Television, Airport transfer, Room service, Private Bathroom, Living area, Pets allowed

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    ATDC House Boats is less than 1 km from Alappuzha KSRTC bus stand

    Approx price:
    6,400 INR per night onwards.
  • 18Lakes & Lagoons House Boats

    Lakes & Lagoons House Boats
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    Lakes & Lagoon House Boats has a fleet of more than 25 luxury Houseboat and offers one of the best backwater cruise journeys. A true natural treasure house, visually delightful with the blue of the lake and the green of the palms and vegetation, brimmed with the aquatic life and local villages busy in everyday chores; the houseboat enthrals tourists with its remarkable service.

    While onboard, you get to enjoy an authentic tropical feast, including steaming freshly cooked rice, curries with locally grown organic vegetables, Pearl Spot (Karimeen) fry, the starchy Cassava (Tapioca) and fish curry.

    Attractions and amenities: Kitchen, Free Wi-Fi, Television, Room service, Private Bathroom, Living area

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: Lakes & Lagoons House Boats is 5.9 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price: 7,500 INR per night onwards.

  • 19The Dream Boats

    The Dream Boats

    Dream Boats is one of the foremost Alleppey boathouses that offers a perfect glimpse of cruising along Kerala’s intricate web of land and its backwaters and lagoons in a houseboat.

    The service caters to all your boats needs and assistance in a very personalized and professional way with tour packages to popular destinations of South India offering a heady mix of unique accommodation, cultural activities and enchanting sightseeing trip.

    Attractions and amenities: Kitchenette, Free Wi-Fi, Sundeck, Room service, Private Bathroom, Living area

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand: The Dream Boats is less than 1 km from Alappuzha KSRTC bus stand

    Approx price: 5,600 INR per night onwards.

  • 20Riverland House Boats

    Riverland House Boats
    Boasting some amazing lake views, Riverland House Boat is one of the modern houseboats, equipped with all the comforts of a good hotel room like cosily furnished rooms, a kitchen and a balcony for angling.

    A perfect place to unwind with its laidback canals and lush greenery flanked by coconut trees can be enjoyed from a houseboat. You can also enjoy a continental breakfast at the premises while relishing the delectable local cuisine of the region.

    Attractions and amenities: 
    Room service, 24-hour front desk, Power backup, Complimentary Toiletries, Private Bathroom

    How to reach from Alleppey bus stand:
    Riverland HouseBoats is 2.4 km from Alappuzha bus stand

    Approx price:
    6,800 INR per night.

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Marari Beach

Located in the scenic beauty of the Alappuzha district is the Marari Beach, considered as the perfect locale for holidaying with friends and family. The name of the beach was kept after the local village called “Maraikullum” that was located along the coast of the Arabian Sea. The Primary occupation of the inmates of the village is fishing and the beach beauty is extremely serene and calm to spend a splendid time. If you are feeling lost, the beach will surely give you a stimulating experience to be a part of all the activities.

The entire beach is flanked by tall palm trees with golden-hued sand and pristine waters that are enjoyed by the tourists. Despite being a typical beach the aura surrounding the place will mesmerise you. If you visit here in August you will also be able to witness the unique snake boat races and a host of other adventure activities if you love to take it rough.

The beautiful state of Kerala is all about beaches filled with tourists but 
Marari beach helps you go easy as against the fast-paced popular beaches in the state. We all love beaches but popular beaches get pretty crowded and don’t give you the deserved time-off at a relaxing pace. This beach is a peaceful one which will help you unwind your senses and transfer your world. The good old fishing village has simplistic outing arenas for the tourists and the beach is sure to blow your mind away solely for the peace you will experience on your journey.

The beach ambience leads you to follow your own relaxation therapies like yoga and meditation or indulges in the pampering sessions of Ayurveda spa and massage. This also proves to be the appropriate spot to romance your partner with no concern of crowds staring at you. The natural retreat is slowly gaining in popularity with tourists every year increasing. People who love to see how the fishermen fare at the deepest part of the sea can also indulge by turning on their discovery mode.

You can also explore the entire village especially the coir making units or merely opt for coir retail therapy. For those who also seek spiritual liberty can visit umpteen religious attractions near the beach. The beach also provides a safe spot for swimming and is considered a retreat for many water sports activities that are made available.

Every year a good number of overseas tourists come here to relax and experience the rustic nature of the surroundings. If you have planned a Kerala tour then visiting here has to be included. It is a complete change within Kerala. On one hand, you might be enjoying the vibrant beaches in Kovalam and on the other rejoicing in tranquillity and being a witness to some great sights, village dreams and fishing is what will enchant you. Kerala offers both the experiences and what’s better than to sit on the blonde carpet of sand and forget about your busy and hectic life back home.


Alleppey Beach

With tempting natural beauty in its right hand, Alleppey beach of Kerala is a major pull for hundreds of tourists every day, considering its calm shores, golden sands, and alignment of palm trees. The beach is an ultimate picnic spot for locals at one end and a place for relaxation for travelers on another who do not miss to wash their feet, before heading to backwaters and houseboat ride. An age-old sea-extended iron pier adds another charm to it which is a picture perfect location for photographers.

Also known as ‘Venice of the East’, Alappuzha beach is known for hosting events like beach festival, sand art festival and much more that opens up as a gateway to locals. What adds another insta-worthy attraction nearby is an old lighthouse, which reminds one of the needs of sailors. Without any doubt further, a visit to Kerala is just not complete without visiting here, sitting near the shore, and soaking in the fresh misty air.

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