Is Kerala houseboat safe?

The houseboats are completely safe for families, couples and even, solo travellers. The houseboats crew are always available for the guests for any help. Guests can enjoy complete privacy and security during their stay. The houseboats carry safety equipment such as life-jackets, fire-extinguishers, etc.

How much does it cost to stay in a houseboat?

Yes, living on a houseboat is often significantly cheaper than a traditional home. The average annual cost of living on a houseboat is estimated at only around $6,000.

What is houseboat called in Kerala?

Kettuvallam is a house boat widely used in the Indian state of Kerala. These have thatched roof covers over wooden hulls. The traditional kettuvallam is mainly used for promoting Kerala tourism.

Is buying a houseboat a good investment?

As with any home, buying a houseboat is a major investment. It shouldn’t be an impulse purchase. If you enjoy having birds, seals and sea lions in your backyard, then equip yourself with the right knowledge and assistance to guide you in your purchase and you’ll soon be floating on a lake or cruising the high seas.

Are backwaters safe?

The answer would be NO. Back water is nothing but an interior lake, one way or other connecting to the adjacent Arabian Sea. The taste is essentially salty and also not that hygenic for swimming. Moreover, the depth is at times many meters and hence dangerous to venture in.

Which is the best house boat in Kerala?

We have a variety of houseboat fleet, comprising 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom and 4-bedroom deluxe and luxury houseboats that help you savour the natural charm of Alleppey (Alappuzha), Kumarakom and Quilon (Kollam).

Is there a houseboat cruise in Kumarakom, Kerala?

Bestowed with the eternal beauty of this turquoise lake and fringed with playful coconut groves, houseboat cruises in Kumarakom is a must to have experience! Also, since this region enjoys a moderate climate round the year, visitors can embark on houseboat cruises throughout the year in Kumarakom.

Which is the best way to vacation in Kerala?

Serving as an essential means of transport in Kerala since long, these houseboat or Kettuvallams are an important element in the rich cultural heritage of Kerala. The idea of a vacation on these beautifully designed houseboats in Kerala has developed as the most exciting experience one can undertake here.

Which is the ” ship of the desert ” in Kerala?

If camels are the ‘Ship of the Desert’, houseboats in Kerala can be called the gateways to the untouched beauty of Kerala! In simple words, any Kerala tour is incomplete without a cruise in these boats that manoeuvres across the silent backwaters, and takes the visitors for a fun-filled and equally magical experience!