Luxury houseboat in Alleppey Kerala

If you are on the lookout for authentic Luxury Houseboat in Alleppey, you have come to the right place. These boats are the perfect getaway if you are looking for a calm and relaxing experience. They are renewed versions of the old Ketuvallams of Kerala. Houseboats 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 palm leaves. 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 tis beauty. Come enjoy Vembanad Lake in our picture perfect and super comfortable houseboats.

What we offer

We offer 3 different ranges of houseboats. One of the options is luxury houseboats in Alleppey. A Luxury houseboat in Kerala is a houseboat with superior facilities and services. It is fully furnished with stunning wooden interiors and is grand by all means. Luxury houseboats are for those looking for something more extravagant than just a basic vacation. Our luxury houseboats in Alleppey come with windows stretched across the wall so that you wouldn’t miss a single view of the magical backwaters. It is completely glass panelled. The bedrooms come with attached bathrooms. Centralised air conditioning throughout the trip will make feel like nothing short of a five star experience.

Categories of luxury houseboats Alleppey

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

1 Bedroom AC Luxury Houseboat Alleppey

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

2 Bedroom AC Luxury Houseboat Alleppey

This double bedroom AC luxury houseboat is suitable for a single family travelling with children. Each room has a separate attached bathroom. Can accommodate 4 persons

3 Bedroom AC Luxury Houseboat Alleppey

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

4 Bedroom AC Luxury Houseboats Alleppey

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. Can accommodate 8 persons.

5 Bedroom AC Luxury Houseboats Alleppey

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

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Amenities in AC Luxury Houseboat Alleppey

 

  • Fully furnished exquisite luxury interiors.
  • Attached bathrooms with all the amenities you will need.
  • Spacious compared to its counterparts
  • Authentic Kerala food provided on board
  • Well equipped Kitchen with a chef
  • Activities while on board, Music system
  • AC available only from 9.00 pm to 6.00 am in the bedrooms
  • Check in at 12.00 pm noon and check out at 9.00 am morning
  • 7 hours cruise
  • Boat will be docked at 5.30 pm in the evening as per government regulations
  • 3 staff present on board. Chef, captain and driver

Routes

In our Best Luxury houseboat in Alleppey Kerala go around different routes. Some popular Kerala cruise luxury houseboats are mentioned below. We can surely discuss more routes and figure out the best route that suits your interest when you contact us.

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

Itinerary

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

 

DAY 1

Check in to the Alleppey AC luxury houseboat at noon12.00 pm You will be offered a welcome drink of tender coconut juice 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.

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. As per Government regulations houseboats are not allowed to ply after 5.30 pm. You may step out of the boat 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. After which 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. Traditional Kerala Breakfast will be served in between. 9.00 am is the time to check out. You will surely have gathered tons of lovely memory to hold close to your heart by the time we are done.

Day cruise is also available if you are not planning to spend the night in the houseboat.

Food Menu

Welcome drink

Fresh juice/ Tender coconut juice

Breakfast

You can choose any of the following along with Tea or Coffee

Bread toast, butter, jam, egg omelette, fruits

Idiyappam/Appam with egg curry/veg stew

Poori bhaji

Puttu with kadala curry (chana)

Lunch

Rice, Avial, Thoran, Fish fry , Sambar, Mezhukkuparatty, Banana kalan, Pickles, Green salad, Curd, Vermicelli payasam

Snacks

Tea or Coffee with Banana fritters or veg pakodas.

Dinner

Chappati

White rice

Chicken roast (or paneer masala)

Dal fry

Raita

Fruit salad

We can also customise food according to availability if informed before.

NB: Jain food items are also available on prior request

FAQ

Will there be any activities?

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.

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.

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?

You will be charged an extra of ₹750 per extra person on deluxe houseboats.

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. Feel free to contact us so that we can avoid confusions if any

What is the minimum amount of time spent in a 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 price table for the same. 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.