Houseboats or traditional Kettuvalloms were the major means of transportation during the early days before the development of roads connecting various remote village of alleppy and kuttanadu. They are in length varies from 95 feets to 105 feets and have a breadh of 12 – 15 feets.They are build of a particular wood called Anjily and roof is made of panambu ie bamboo sheets.The crew consists of a Driver,Cook and a helper. The food on board is really yummy , famous for non veg.

A houseboat cruise in the Vembanadu Lake, enjoying the enchanting natural beauty, breathing the exhilarating cool breeze, watching the criss cross movements of rare birds, will turn out to be a thrilling experience. A night stay in floating houseboat in Vembanadu Lake will be a different experience which you will never like to forget...

The only way to discover the real Kerala is to cruise along its backwaters. you will experience a totally different Kerala as you sail down these soothing waters in a country craft and this observe unusual representation of Kerala life.Kerala’s palm fringed backwaters stretch over 900 kms.When you wish to get away from tension and set your soul free, the one place which will surely soothe your soul is the backwater of Kerala. It is the best way to rejuvenate your mind and body. So if you are really looking for peace of mind, take a break at the backwaters of Kerala!r readily agreeable. The best time to visit Kovalam is from September to May