"KERALA HOUSEBOAT" Houseboats also known as “kettuvallam” is a huge country boat made up of tying huge jack wooden planks together and these planks are dipped in cashew nut resin to increase its power and durability. It comes in various shapes which include one to even ten bedrooms with attached and non-attached wash rooms, living rooms, dining rooms, kitchen and some even provides balcony, upper deck, glass wall etc.
It’s available in a/c and non a/c. The accommodation is available from scarce to dashing comfort and luxury. A cook is there to serve you in a Houseboat and the food is available within the boat. A variety of homely dishes are available in a houseboat. It’s much larger than other type of boats.
A house boat can provide all the convenient features that any luxury hotel can ever provide. It ranges from 20 to 125 inches and weigh more than 50 tons. Majority of the Houseboats have twin engines with larger vessels. Houseboats are more expensive than motorboats and shikkara boats. We can move freely in a Houseboat. It’s having much luxurious facilities and much bigger than any other type of boats. We have a variety of houseboat fleet, comprising 01-bedroom, 02-bedroom, 03-bedroom, 04-bedroom, 05-bedroom, 06-bedroom, 07-bedroom, 08-bedroom deluxe houseboats, 01 Bedroom to 11 bedroom with Premium and luxury houseboats,01-bedroom to 03-bedroom super luxury houseboatwith bath tubs & Super Luxury Houseboat with Jacuzzi,Kerala Houseboat help you savour the natural charm of Alleppey (Alappuzha), Kumarakom.Kerala houseboat Cruises have the right package, irrespective of whatever be your requirements (honeymoon, family trip, re-union with friends ...) or whoever you want to take with you (family, friends, ... or an entire organization)
The story of houseboats in Kerala is a delightful journey from being a routine vessel to becoming a tourist wonder. Here is that story in a nutshell. The history of Kerala houseboats goes a long back. Long before the Highways came into existence and railways lines became a reality, water bodies had been the transporting veins of Kerala. The now defunct Trivandrum - Shoranur Canal (or the TS canal) had been a busy channel that connected Kerala’s south with its north. Kerala Houseboat were a luxury that only the royals and the feudal rich can afford.