6 Unusual Honeymoon Places in South India
The offbeat honeymoon destinations you have never thought of. These hidden gems are once in a life time escapes with varied topography to make your honeymoon truly unforgettable.
1. The Quiet By The River – Location: Paniely Poru, Perumbavoor
A guest can spend hours watching the fast flowing river in all its beauty.
However, a typical morning after a leisurely breakfast could be spent lazing in the river at choice spots letting the Periyar flow over and around you for an experience of a lifetime.
Following your frolic in the water, you could be treated to a foot massage by our trained masseur. Lunch at your leisure and an afternoon siesta could be followed by a visit to the farm.
For the more physically minded, a trek to the Paniyeliporu waterfalls could be arranged.
For those who prefer to spend their time by the pool, an infinity pool is available. You could also go rafting or boating in the river in the boats/raft provided by us.
Located 29 km (less than 1 hour) from the Cochin airport, ‘The Quiet’ is a uniquely scenic resort situated in the Malayattoor forest range. Downstream of the Bhoothathankettu dam, the Periyar splits into a few rivulets and the main river and forms 8 to 10 islands.
2. Orange County – Kabini
Kabini comes with all the facilities you’d expect in a world class luxury resort … and then some more.
A scenic Reading Lounge, a traditional Ayurveda Village and the timeless Infinity Pool are designed to relax and rejuvenate your body, mind and soul. The other facilities include a board room and a well stocked bar.
Distance from Nearby Cities
MYSORE (90 Kms) | KOZHIKODE (180 Kms) | BENGALURU (245 Kms)
3. Drive through Athirapally – Valpara – Chinnar
Athirapally Waterfalls are located 1000 feet above sea level at the Chalakudy River in Thrissur district of Kerala. One of the famous tourist attractions in Kerala, the magnificent waterfalls are a sight worth witnessing. This is the biggest waterfall in Kerala. Athirapally falls comes down from a height of 80 feet through several parallel streams. In the monsoon season, in its full might, the waterfalls appear like Niagara Falls.
Valparai: A pollution free heavenly land. Valparai is located 3,500 feet above sea level on the Anamalai mountain range. Valparai is not just a small town. It stands majestically with Green Spread Mountains and forest all around. Valparai shares its boundaries with Anamalai Tiger Reserve, Parambikulam Tiger Reserve, Eravikulam National Park and Vazhachal forest division. People are approachable and very friendly. This is a one of the places that you shouldn’t miss in your life.
Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary: In the eastern parts of the high ranges of southern Western Ghats lies Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary. The south side of the sanctuary is covered by Eravikulam National park and the north side is by Indira Gandhi wildlife sanctuary.
The 90 km sq sanctuary is unique with its floral, ecological, geomorphologic and cultural significance. Chinnar is a unique thorny scrub forest with xerophyte species. This sanctuary is one among the 12 protected areas of Kerala.
4. Private Pool Villas of Spice Tree
Set in the scenic heartland between the evergreen Kannan Devan Hills and Bison Valley Hills, SpiceTree is a unique mountain retreat. Spicetree is an experience in itself. What really sets it way ahead of the league is the level of personal care and attention given to the guests, gaining it the status of a luxury 5 Star boutique resort.
Spicetree has 14 luxurious suites and 2 individual pool villas in the resort for the precious guests. The pool villas are designed for the convenience of families and people who are in need of a little more luxury and space. The unique location, design, and architecture of Spicetree is in such a way that each suite offers a wonderful view of the scenic mountains, forest, and the valley around.
Houseboats in Kerala, south India, are huge, slow-moving barges used for leisure trips. They are a reworked model of Kettuvallams (in the Malayalam language, Kettu means “tied with ropes”, and vallam means “boat”), which, in earlier times, were used to carry rice and spices from Kuttanad to the Kochi port. Kerala houseboats were considered a convenient means of transportation.
The popularity of Kettuvallams has returned in the function as major tourist attractions.
Such a houseboat is about 60 to 70 feet (18 to 21 m) long and about 15 feet (4.6 m) wide at the middle. The hull is made of wooden planks that are held together by ropes of coconut fiber. The roof is made of bamboo poles and palm leaves. The exterior of the boat is painted with protective coats of cashew nut oil.
6. Tree House
A tree house, tree fort or tree shed is a platform or building constructed around, next to or among the trunk or branches of one or more mature trees while above ground level. Tree houses can be used for recreation, work space, habitation, and observation.
Tree house stay in Kerala gives you a fresh and scenic beauty of the surroundings.