10 Best Places to Visit in Kerala

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Kerala – is tucked in the South India region of India, and is titled as God’s Own Country for all the good reasons. It’s been listed as one of the most secluded places in India for honeymooners by many travel magazines like National Geographic Travel, Lonely Planet Travel. Kerala is the perfect destination where you can switch off your mobiles and unwind from all the stress and chaos.

Enveloped with lush green environs, swaying palm trees, sun-kissed beaches, manicured tea and coffee plantations, breathtaking backwaters, Kerala presents a spectrum of romantic places for couples that promises you the time of your life.

And of course, we found a top 10 places to visit in Kerala that are becoming the new reasons to visit India amongst the international tourists, and we know you are gonna love it! Keep reading peeps!

When to Go Kerala?

Get to see the myriad facets of Kerala, including hill stations, beaches, backwaters from September to March.

Also, you could explore the top 10 places to visit in Kerala between June to August, which is the monsoon season, and Kerala gets blanketed in the green landscape.

Top 10 Places to Visit in Kerala For Couples –

1. Kochi


Start your romance on Kerala tour package by spending a morning at the port of Kochi. It’s the place where you can commence your Kerala holidays. You can visit the 15th-century Chinese fishing nets along the Malabar Coast. If sunrise spotting is your idea of romance, then the vibrant port life on the west coast of India will be your best bet. Your sweetheart would go down on her knees since you both can spot the fast-changing hues of the sunrise, which will give you the best introduction of Kerala beauty!

Stay At: Select any one option for comfortable, romantic stay – Kochi Marriott Hotel, Brunton Boatyard. Fragrant Nature Kochi.

St Francis Church

Seeking divine blessings on Kerala romantic trip is one of the best experiences to indulge in. Get to visit the St Francis Church, which was the first European Church constructed in India around 1503. Your trip to the St Francis Church will give you a sneak peek of the adroit history of Kochi. Embark on a guided tour to get familiar with the colonial history of India. St Francis Church is the place where the Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama’s body was originally buried here before moving to Lisbon. 

2. Munnar – Best Place to visit in Kerala


Hardly a honeymoon package to Kerala doesn’t have the Munnar town in the itinerary! The town is known for its lush green tea estates and is the best place in Kerala to episode the lush greenery in Kerala. From mountains and valleys to waterfalls and wildlife, Munnar gives solid competition to other hill stations in India.

You can explore its tea and spice plantations holding hand in hand with your soulmate, drive along the winding road, hear the gurgling waterfall sound at the Cheyyara and Valara Waterfalls. However, if you want to turn on your romance in sophisticated rich greenery, Top Station is the place for you!

Stay At: For the intimate retreat, stay at Windermere Estate, Blackberry Hill Retreat Spa.

4. Eravikulam National Park

Eravikulam National Park
Eravikulam National Park

If you are a wildlife photographer, then you must not stop to capture Nilgiris Tahr at Eravikulam National Park. It is the most renowned wildlife hub in Kerala for international travelers and local travelers. The National Park has scattered over 97 sq km and is a top in Kerala that flora and fauna lovers must pay a visit. However, apart from its rarest of are flora and fauna, Eravikulam National Park is where once in every 12 years, Neelakurinji Flower blooms.

Timings: Open all the seven days of the week between 7:30 to 4 PM.

Entry Cost: INR 65 for Indian travelers, and INR 245 for foreigners’ tourists.

Stay At: Parakkat Nature Resort, Chandy’s Windy Woods, The Fog Munnar (Resort & Spa).

5. Periyar Tiger Reserve

Periyar Tiger Reserve
Periyar Tiger Reserve

How about adventure wrapped in wildlife? If you are this type of couple, then undertaking a guided trek tour to the Periyar Tiger Reserve is the best thing for couples on the Kerala tour. The Periyar Tiger Reserve is extremely rich in flora and fauna and acts as an interest pulling magnet because the place offers to multiply your trekking adventure, and you can take jungle trekking experience with your soulmate to understand wildlife from close. Did we mention that couples can take romantic boat cruises that last for over 30 minutes?

Timings: From 6 AM to 6 PM. 

Entry Cost: INR 25 per head for Indian travelers, INR 300 for foreigners.

Pro Tip – Shed down INR 100 per person for taking cameras, and INR 250 for video cameras with you! In INR 275, a boat road across the Periyar Tiger Reserve could be experienced.

6. Alleppey


Alleppey is amongst one of those top Kerala places for couples where you can unlock rare beach experience in the mornings at the Marari and Alappuzha Beach. Beach hopping in Alleppey includes fun activities like camel safaris, get to be the part of sand art festivals. To Amp up your style quotient, make your evening shine and enjoy cruising the tranquil backwaters on a houseboat cruise. The houseboats are traditional and is the best-staying option for couples.

Amenities In House Boat: Appointed bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms, private balcony to gaze sunset, sunrise, and chirping of birds. What else you are looking for?

Stay At: Either at Xandari Riverscapes or at Pournami Houseboats.

7. Kovalam – Romantic Place in Kerala


I don’t know if you can relate with me or not, but Kerala honeymoon holidays in search of palm backed beaches is absolutely meaningless without visiting the Kovalam. From the early 1930s till now, no other tourist place in Kerala matches with the vibes of Kovalam when it comes to basking at the pristine Kerala beaches. Travelers across India and across the globe visit this beach town for its low tidal waves, turquoise waters. You can swim at the prominent beach – Lighthouse Beach.

Staying Options – The whole town of Kovalam is surrounded by the most luxurious hotels in Kerala. You fret not about your accommodation.

Airport Distance – Just 15 km away is Trivandrum International Airport.

8. Wayanad


Stretching along the Western Ghats and submerged with greenery with verdant valleys and fantastic scenes, Wayanad is a charismatic mountainous region and for a reason, is the best honeymoon place in Kerala. From palm-fringed coconut palms to manicured paddy fields, from lofty peaks to rich untamed life, Wayanad will refresh you, soul, if you visit it with your soulmate.  Best Places to Visit in Kerala.

What To Do :

Enjoy the splendid perspective of Soochipara Waterfalls.

Uplift your adrenaline surge with a trek to the Chembra Peak summit to witness the Heart Lake.

Stay At: You would never want to return if you will stay at Sharoy Resort that overlooks breathtaking vistas of Banasura Sagar.

9. Marari Beach

marari beach kerala
marari beach kerala

How about taking a beach break near the serene Kerala backwaters? If this sounds romantic, head to Marari Beach on Kerala vacay! This beach is located at a proximate distance from Alleppey and is amongst the most talked-about the beach in Kerala. Foreigners visit Marari Beach and rented beach chairs with umbrellas to unwind their stress. You will find a diverse range of accommodations, including affluent resorts, affordable Homestays, including the beachfront views.

Stay At: For rejuvenation and authentic Ayurveda Treatment, stay at Carnoustie Ayurveda & Wellness Resort.

10. Varkala

varkala kerala
varkala kerala

Ever seen a cliff beach in India? I bet you didn’t know about it! Watch the sea and cliff go together at a stunning sea cliff at Varkala. You will get amazed by the setting of Varkala Beach since it is bordered with coconut palm trees, quaint shops, beach shacks, affluent hotels, and much more. From sunbathing to swimming to surfing in a bikini, your soulmate would love to bask in the white sands of Varkala.

Stay At: For sea room views, stay at The Hill View Resort, Krishnatheeram Beach Resort.

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