house boat is about 67 feet in length and has a width
of around 13 feet in the middle. The materials that
go into the making are all local and Eco friendly bamboo
poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats, coir carpets
etc. The main wood used is "Anjili". The house
boats have fully furnished single and double rooms with
sundeck, private balcony with comfortable chairs, kitchen
and toilet with WC. In addition there is also separate
rest room for the crew. Traditional
lanterns are used as lights. The crew includes a chef
and two oarsmen. The cuisine is traditional Kerala flavour
with the local specialities; delicious fish and prawns.
There are single bedroom houseboats for two people and
two bedroom houseboats for four people.
Palace on water
This static luxury houseboat has two bedrooms which
can accommodate four persons. There is a balcony on
top quite convenient to get a feel of the panoramic
nature around. A similar balcony is also there below.
Another feature is the sundeck for sunbaths. Canoes
are always connected to the static houseboat which takes
the visitors for backwater cruises.
is a country boat that was used in the early days for
the transport of goods from the isolated interior villages
to the towns. With the advent of roads, bridges and
ferry services, gradually the Kettuvalloms went out
of scene. Now these Kettuvalloms are back again as a
major tourist attraction. A ride on a Kettuvallom is
a fabulouse way to explore the fascinating beauty of
The most exciting thing on the backwaters
of Kerala, however, is the Kettuvallam ( traditional
houseboat ) which has become the most popular tourism
product in India today. In a land as water bound as
Kerala it wouldn't be an unusual sight, but for a visitor
to God's Own Country a houseboat gliding along the vast
green expanse of the backwaters is the most amazing
spectacle in the world. Even more enchanting is a holiday
in the houseboats of Kerala.
The backwater cruise through the narrow
canals that crises-cross a typical Kerala Village, rich
with green paddy fields and verdant coconut trees and
is a thrilling experience. The boat cruise takes you
to small islets tucked away amidst those waters where
you get glimpses of village at the best of its serenity
Keralhouseboats.in houseboats take pride
in introducing you to the utopian world
of sensations and surprises. At our houseboats tradiition
blends with Hospitality and Heritage. Our House Boats
speaks volumes about our culture and customs. Our House
Boats is embellished with the most modern day comforts.
We take meticulous care to keep our guests happy and
safe. Our enterprising crew makes sure that you are
placed at the zenith of comfort zone.
A cruise through the backwaters will
reaffirm your faith that there is a paradise on earth,
Alappuzha, a natural paradise of incomparable beauty.
Our luxurious standards of accommodation, the miracle
of soothing climate, serene milieu, the traditional
mouth watering delicacies prepared in front of your
eyes together with the soul lifting Nature ensure that
your time in Alleppey will be equally paradisiacal.
Come on; cast your magic spell and enjoy the enthralling
and once in a life-time experience.
craftsmen have created a unique atmosphere on board,
a luxurious, self contained world from which to observe
rural Indian life flowing gently by. The experience
will be quite different from any other holiday.
Our Kettuvallam is comfortably furnished
and offers adequate accommodation for a whole family,
with a sitting room, a bed room and a kitchen.
One couple has the exclusive run of the
entire boat ensuring privacy for honeymooners - and
guests are attended to by a personal cook and two boatmen.
Besides gliding in the houseboats you
may try exploring, swimming, dining, fishing, bird watching
or just lazing in the sun. The houseboat holiday in
Kerala promises to be a great escape. Cruising aboard
the houseboats tourists are left spellbound by the beauty
of the Kerala. The private houseboat trip indeed makes
the trip to Kerala complete. For the budget tourists
seeking to enjoy Kerala there are dormitories. The entire
enchanting experience of the houseboats in Kerala ranges
in duration and tariff.
Features of Houseboat :
Each houseboat is of excellent
construction and luxurious furnishing with exquisite
flooring, hull , and valavara (canopy). They are
in top cruise worthy condition.
Each houseboat is provided with
a sun deck, spacious living / dining area.
Each houseboat with attached toilets,
separate toilets for crew.
Spacious passage and a neat, classy
Kitchen is properly protected from
hazards by fireproofing and fire extinguishers.
Clean environment with a hygienic
storage hold, free from insects and safe fuel storage
Clean good quality linen, blankets,
Log books and tourist records are
updated regularly and the boat has a valid license.
The service of professional cooks
are available on the boat.