Deluxe Houseboat in Alleppey Kerala

If you are on the lookout for authentic Deluxe Houseboat in Alleppey Kerala, you have come to the right place. Houseboats are the perfect getaway if you are looking for a calm and relaxing experience. They are renewed versions of the old Ketuvallams of Kerala. These boats were used to carry rice and spices from the bountiful Kuttanad to Cochin port for trade. It played a great role in shaping the economy of Kerala and it continues to do the same, only this time in a different category altogether, tourism.

The houseboat eludes an old world charm. Its roof is made out of bamboo poles and splits. The hull is made up of wooden planks held together by ropes made of coconut husk. It is a symbol of tradition mixed with modernity. Cruise along the backwaters of Alleppey in this beauty and enjoy Vembanad Lake in our picture perfect and super comfortable AC deluxe houseboats.

What we offer

Cruise and overnight stay from 12.00 noon to next morning 9.00 am

All meals will be covered onboard including welcome drink and snacks

Extra activities on demand: village walk, toddy shop food, sunset shikara ride, fishing.

We offer 3 different ranges of houseboats in Alleppey in Kerala. One of the options is deluxe houseboats in Alleppey. Other options are Premium houseboats & Luxury houseboats . Deluxe houseboat in Kerala is a houseboat with basic facilities to keep you comfortable. It is fully furnished with beautiful wooden Interiors and our super deluxe houseboats in Alleppey come with windows stretched across the wall so that you wouldn’t miss a single view of the magical backwaters. The bedrooms come with attached bathrooms and AC is available in the bedroom from 9 pm to 6 am.

Categories of deluxe houseboats in Alleppey

There are several options to choose from when it comes to the best AC deluxe houseboats in Alleppey, Kumarakom, Kerala. It all depends on the number of people planning to come.

1 Bedroom AC Deluxe houseboat in Alleppey

This single bedroom AC deluxe houseboats in Alleppey are perfect for honeymooners or couples hoping to enjoy each other’s company. It can accommodate 2 persons.

2 Bedroom AC Deluxe houseboat in Alleppey

This double bedroom AC deluxe houseboat is suitable for a single-family travelling with children. Each room has a separate attached bathroom and the boat can accommodate 4 persons

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3 Bedroom AC Deluxe houseboat in Alleppey

3 Bedroom AC Deluxe Houseboats are opted by larger families with children or small groups looking for recreation.  These boats can accommodate 6 persons.

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4 Bedroom AC Deluxe houseboats in Alleppey

It can be opted by larger families looking to relax or for a day out with friends. These cruises are a great way to bond with your loved ones and can accommodate 8 persons.

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5 Bedroom AC Deluxe houseboats in alleppey

These big boats are suitable to host a family get together or business trips. Each room has a separate bathroom attached and can accommodate 10 persons.

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NB:The standard occupancy is 2 persons per room but in each of these houseboats an extra person can be accomodated per bedroom.

Extra fees will be applied for the same.

Amenities in AC Deluxe houseboat in Alleppey

  • Fully furnished living cum dining area that provides a panoramic view of backwaters
  • Well equipped Kitchen with a chef
  • AC available from 9.00 pm to 6.00 am
  • 7 hours cruise
  • 3 staff present on board. Chef, captain and assistant.
  • On board safety equipments
  • Attached bathrooms with all the amenities you will need
  • Authentic Kerala food provided on board
  • Activities while on board, Music system,TV.
  • Check in at 12.00 pm noon and check out at 9.00 am morning
  • Boat will be docked at 5.30 pm in the evening as per government regulations
  • Well trained and tourism experienced staff
  • Upper deck and sunbath decks* (on selected boats)

Routes

Float along the different routes of Vembanad Lake with our Alleppey Deluxe houseboat. Some popular  deluxe houseboat routes are mentioned below.

  • Alleppey – nearby locations in Alleppey – Alleppey
  • Alleppey – Kumarakom – Alleppey
  • Alleppey – Kumarakom – Thottapalli – Nedumudi – Alleppey

Itinerary

 1 Night 2 Days Cruise in Deluxe houseboat in Alleppey (overnight cruise)

DAY 1

Check in to the AC deluxe houseboat at 12.00 pm. You will be offered a welcome drink of  soft drinks or fresh juice. The ride begins immediately after you board. Cruise through the magical backwaters of Alleppey as you observe village life and locations along the banks so that you get the complete Kerala experience

At around 1.30 pm, the boat stops for lunch. Enjoy a sumptuous traditional Kerala meal prepared for you to soothe your taste buds. The boat again sets off to a cruise you can relax or indulge in some music and other fun activities.

At 4:00 enjoy snacks and tea on board, keeping your ears awake to the sound of birds chirping. The houseboat continues cruising down Vembanad Lake until 5.30 pm when it anchors for the day. Because of government regulations houseboats are not allowed to ply after 5.30 pm. You may step out for a walk in the village or chill in the hallway as the sun sets on the lake making everything in its path glow.

At 8.00 pm Dinner will be served and After that you may experience the beauty of moonlit Alleppey or head over to the bedroom and get a good night’s sleep

DAY 2

The houseboat sets out for cruising at 7.30 am in the morning and traditional Kerala breakfast will be served in between. 9.00 am is the time for check out. You will surely have gathered tons of lovely memory to hold close to your heart by the time we are done.

We also provide day cruise for those looking to spend just the day.

Food Menu

Welcome drink

Fresh juice / soft drinks

Lunch

Rice, Avial, Thoran,
Fish fry , Sambar, Mezhukkuparatty,
Banana kalan, Pickles, salad.

Snacks

Tea or Coffee
with Banana fritters or
veg pakodas.

Dinner

Chappati, White rice
Chicken roast (or paneer masala), Dal fry,
Raita, Fruit salad

Breakfast

Bread, Jam, Butter, Omlette. OR
Iddly, Sambar(By default) OR Dosa, Sambar. OR
Poori Masala. OR Idiyappam and Kadala Curry / Egg Roast. OR
Appam and Vegetable Curry / Egg Roast. OR Puttu and Kadala Curry.

The food menu can be customised if informed before.
NB: Jain food items are also available on prior request.

The menu provided here is for those who choose Non Veg option. Check out our Deluxe veg food menu on our website.

FAQ

Will there be any activities in Deluxe houseboats Alleppey?

There are indoor games that are provided by the operators. You might also enjoy fishing and visiting nearby places after 5:30 pm when the boat is anchored to the shore. You can laso try sunset shikara ride in Alleppey.

Should I pre-book these houseboats?

Yes, we recommend that you pre-book so that we can block the boat you have selected for the day you arrive. During peak season our bookings are packed and that is why you should book beforehand so that we can keep the boat ready for you.

Do you arrange pick up and drop?

We can arrange for pick up and drop. You need to inform us beforehand so that we can make the required arrangements to serve you better. You can check our website to know the Alleppey taxi rates

What if we want a change in the menu?

We offer delicious Kerala cuisine in our houseboat and we highly recommend it but if you would like to customise the menu according to your taste we can arrange for it if informed beforehand.

How much will be charged for an extra person in Alleppey deluxe houseboats?

You will be charged an extra of â‚ą750 per extra person on deluxe houseboats.

What is the Check-in and Check-out time for Deluxe houseboats?

Check-in is at 12:00 in the afternoon and Check-out at 9:00 in the morning (next day)

Is WiFi provided in Deluxe houseboats?

WiFi is generally not provided on the houseboat but if informed earlier, it can be arranged.

Is it safe for families with children?

Houseboats are very child-friendly and carry safety equipment such as fire extinguishers, life jackets, and first aid kits. Our crewmen are very adept with the surroundings and will help with anything that would be required.Our houseboats are completely safe for families so that you would’nt have to worry about a thing.

How can I make the payment?

You can make the payment online or through Google pay, Phonepe, Paytm or any othe UPI based app. Feel free to contact us so that we can avoid confusions if any

What is the minimum amount of time spent in a deluxe houseboat and what are the different cruises?

There are two types of cruises available. One is an overnight stay as mentioned above in the article. If you don’t have enough time for that, we can surely arrange a day cruise where you wouldn’t have to spend the night in the houseboat. The day cruise is from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm.

What are the tariffs?

During the peak season from October to February, the rates will be higher than March to September. The rates will also vary according to the type of houseboat and number of bedrooms you opt for. Kindly check our  deluxe houseboat rates on the website. We can give you a detailed explanation when you contact us.

Is there anything we should carry on a houseboat cruise?

On a house boat cruise all basic amenities are provided onboard. You only need to carry your personal belongings, medicine and your camera if you intend to capture the stunning beauty of these waters. It is advisable to carry mosquito repellents just to be safe.

What kind of food is served in the houseboat ?

Traditional Kerala food is served in the houseboat. If you have any preferences or would like a change in the food menu kindly inform us before the trip begins. You can get more details of the deluxe houseboat food menu on our website.

Do these boats have a proper license ?

We only provide boats that are verified and have a valid license. We take great care in ensuring this.