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Kerala Backwaters

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Discovery is ideal for 2, comprising of a large double bedroom, good size en-suite with a walk in shower and a lounge/dining room. It’s not a ‘traditional’ thatched roof enclosed houseboat experience, but Discovery’s advantage is it’s huge open sun deck, which offers unrivaled 360...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have pre-booked one of the most luxurious boats available. (Saffron from Spice routes) Even for European standards this adventure is completely overpriced. Even more astonishing was the fact that one hour after boarding we moored the boat and have been asked whether we wanted...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The cool breeze soft humming of boat engine, relaxing sound of water, endless horizon, slowly moving boat. no hurry, nowhere to reach nowhere to go. No stress of achieving something or no fear of losing. It reminds us the beauty of doing nothing. when the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our business partners arranged a day trip for us, but it was about a two hour car ride out of Kochi, which was stressful especially as the car they sent didn’t have seatbelts (something one should definitely use in India) and two hours back. Sure...More

Thank ifitsnotbaroque
Reviewed 6 days ago

We travelled with Spice Coast Cruises on a two day trip. We had a Captain, a Chef and one other helper. It was a traditional houseboat and very comfortable and we were completely looked after. The back waters are very interesting. There are many sights...More

2  Thank Jeannie2207
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing experience on Prasanthy houseboat tour. Everything was organised from start to finish. The house boat was clean and well decorated, we even had an English TV for the evening! The staff on the boat could not do enough for us - they...More

Thank XxbcxX
Reviewed 1 week ago

Total disaster at the houseboat Washroom with no shower or washing facility as broken Houseboat used is very old and not maintained No soaps like shower gel and shampoo Only one towel for 2people No small towel to dry hands or face Food ok lounge...More

Thank 3110punit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to kerala with my wife and 10 months old infant in Dec 2017 to celebrate New year. Was there for 8 days covered cochin, munnar, thekkady, allepey and kovalum and kanyakumari 1. You can skip Theddady as Munnar is a hill station and is...More

1  Thank Puneet G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had this naive notion that cruising the Kerala backwaters would be a tranquil, intimate experience. Well that’s what the brochures say. Whilst you may be able to manage a semblance of calm on your own boat, the backwaters themselves are anything but. Alleppey, the...More

2  Thank simon s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cruise Land House Boats. We were 6 person and got 3 double rooms. We were taken to fish market on the way where we bought fish crabs and prawns three times more than the normal price sold in the local market. Cook was ok and...More

3  Thank MANISHSONI124
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9 January 2018|
Response from Traveller G | Reviewed this property |
Dear Friend, There are hundreds of them; however, in the same forum I have answered and request you to keep these points in mind: 1. An agency which is government recognized 2. Team with minimum 10 Plus years of... More
4 January 2018|
Response from Sounak_ca | Reviewed this property |
As you are 2 adults 1 bedroom houseboat will be suitable for you. As you are looking for a premium houseboat you can check services and rate of houseboat with xandari Reverscapes. February is the peak season it is... More