Kerala is internationally known for its backwaters – and if you think of this as stagnant ponds, u will need to reframe this opinion. When ‘Kerala Backwaters’ is quoted it refers to a beautiful, palm-fringed network of canals, lakes and lagoons linking inland towns along the Arabian Sea. These waterways are still used today to ferry cargo of spices, fish and newspapers,
The pride of the backwater however is the fleet of old rice-barges, or Kettuvallams
. Built from jackfruit logs lashed firmly together with coconut fibre and copper nails, they have been modified into one, two or even three-four bedroom water-palaces to provide aristocratic accommodation to the visiting tourists.
Boarding for Tourists can be arranged from Kollam / Alappuzha (Alleppey) / Kochi (Cochin) or any other backwater dock. You can and spend a day or day’s cruising to your chosen destination, pausing to take breaks or a brief lookout at local sites. Just as a relaxing holiday, a honeymoon or simply an pleasure trip it relaxes your mind and muscles and provides for easy relieving of tension encountered in daily life.
The Services and Utilities Offered by Coco Houseboats Kerala
are far Superior compared to other Houseboats.
Arriving at / boarding into a Houseboat in itself lets you to relax. The sceneries that catch your eye comprise of the rich aquatic life, water-lilies, palm groves, coconut plantations and the colorful Keralites life followed during their day to day activities. Amongst these, the excellent cuisine whipped up on board from ingredients purchased en route captures your taste buds and relaxes the entire body due to hygienic food habits followed onboard. Thereby the silent scenic nights rocks you to sleep. The mornings are usually woken up through birdcalls.