When looking for romantic escapades, people just go in for beaches or posh resorts. But there is more to explore and experience when it comes to romantic destinations in India. Kerala, with its serene backwaters, lush greenery, beaches and Ayurveda, definitely tops the list. There are numerous places in the state which are ideal for couple escapade and you can choose the ones that you like depending on what your preferences are, be it backwaters, beach resorts, wildlife, adventure sports, or tea estates.
Famous for its green tea plantations and beautiful hills, Munnar is one of the most popular destinations for those who love to get away from the hustle bustle of cities to spend some romantic time with their partner. Apart from tea estates, you can also visit the Eravikulam National Park and enjoy the lush waterfalls at Chinnakanal and Pallivasal which are located nearby. A stay in the hills surrounded by the aroma of tea and the quiet sound of nature and songs of birds is an experience you will forever cherish. Apart from the rainy season, any time is good for a visit to Munnar but October to November and January to May months are considered the best time.
It is famous for the enchanting backwaters and is also a popular tourist destination all the year around. You can book a houseboat and enjoy cruising on the serene backwaters along the dazzling coconut plantations and green paddy fields. There are also many resorts to stay in. Though September to March is considered to be the best time to visit Kumarakom, you should book houseboats in advance as during peak season, the town gets plenty of visitors. Enjoy great food, be in the company of the serene nature and experience the best romantic moments together.
Wayanad is famous for its spice plantations but the lush rainforests and the exuberant waterfalls are also the highlights of the place. You can visit the Chembra Peak, the Kuruva Island, the Edakkal Caves, the Soochipara Falls the Meenmutty waterfalls while you are at Wayanad. There are also plenty of resorts which can offer a luxurious experience and some even have tree-houses to complete your romantic holiday. You can even enjoy boat rides, hiking or picnics to add to your memories. October to May is considered to be the apt time for a romantic vacation in Wayanad.
It is one of the hidden treasures of Kerala. It is around 30 km from the capital city and is located near Pozhiyoor village, which is the last village of the state. Since backwaters and river border the island, it can be reached only by boat. The beautiful beaches and the nature which is still unspoilt is a dream romantic destination. Apart from the many activities, the best thing to enjoy here are rides on the backwaters either on a simple boat or on luxurious houseboats. You can also go for the rejuvenating Ayurveda therapies while you are here. You can enjoy the ultimate thrill of staying on water by booking the floating cottages in Poovar. August to March is the time to visit Poovar Island.
Located in Alappuzha district known for its backwaters, Marari Beach is a picturesque location with its lush greenery and the enchanting beach. The beautiful cottages with swimming pool offer not only the privacy you need but also gives you the best living experience. The beach is clean and the water is turquoise which makes a stroll on the beach a beautiful experience.
It is not just these 5 places that can prove to be the ultimate romantic destinations in Kerala but there are more. You can even visit the state during monsoon if watching the nature from your balcony on a rainy day is your definition of a romantic getaway. Kerala never disappoints any time of the year.
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