Eco Houseboats

Eco houseboat alleppey The houseboat holidays of Kerala are becoming increasingly popular with domestic as well as international tourists. Consequently the number of houseboats plying the backwaters of Kerala have increased dramatically. So much so that there is an urgent need to evaluate the safety and service standards of houseboats and classify them accordingly.

The first Eco houseboat in Kerala build by Mr.Grant Jepson, British Nationalist, Marine engineer, he has 25 years experience in boat building in Europe and England, he came as a tourist in kerala on 2002 and travelled in a houseboat at Alleppey, He had a key Interested to build a houseboat in Alleppey, making it totally Eco friendly, a unique houseboat, 100% pollution free. His dream is to show to the people how to build a houseboat that is totally eco -friendly and look forward to a green and pleasure future in backwater and the tourism industry in Alleppey.
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Kerala House Boat

Kerala Houseboats or Kettuvallam are country boats that were used in the early days for the transport of goods from the isolated interior villages of Kerala Backwater area to the towns like Alleppey, Kollam, Cochin and Kottayam. With the advent of roads, bridges and ferry services, gradually the kettuvalloms went off the scene. Now these kettuvalloms are back again as a major tourist attraction as a modern moving boat house that is kerala houseboats. kerala houseboats size vary from, about to 95 feet feet in length and a width of around 13 feet to in the middle for one bedroom houseboat and , big houseboats with up 107 feet long and up to 19 feet wide. The materials that go into the making are all local and Eco friendly bamboo poles, coconut fiber ropes, bamboo mats, coir carpets etc. The main wood used is "Anjili". Kerala houseboats have fully furnished single double triple and five bedrooms with sundeck, private balcony with comfortable chairs, kitchen and toilet with WC. In addition there is also separate rest room.

Houseboats in Kerala have a three member crew - a chef, driver & cabin assistants. The cuisine is traditional Kerala flavor with the local specialties; delicious local fish. There are single bedroom houseboats for two people and two bedroom houseboats for four people.and 3 bedroom houseboat for 6, and 5 bedroom houseboat for 10 People.

The spectacular beauty of Kerala's backwaters needs no introduction. A Kerala Houseboats cruise along the palm-fringed waterways of Kerala in luxury houseboats is the most enchanting holiday experience in India today. In this world of simple pleasures, you will skim past ancient Chinese fishing nets, water lilies, lush paddy fields, coir villages, rustic homes, temples and coconut groves. A guided tour down the backwaters would provide you with a complete and most enchanting experience on the back waters of Kerala and will also reveal to you some interesting facts about the life of local village people.

Eco Houseboats introduce over selves as one of the Leading and Professional House Boat Tour Operators in Alleppey, Kerala. We are having various A/c & Non A/c House Boats, Houseboat with Coference Hall with seating capasity for 200 peoples. We are dealing 1 bedroom houseboat to 11 bedroom houseboats on a very reasonable rate.

House Boat Category

One Bedroom Houseboat

Two Bedroom Houseboat

Three Bedroom Houseboat

Four Bedroom Houseboat

Five Bedroom Houseboat

Six Bedroom Houseboat

Eight Bedroom Houseboat

Terms & Conditions:
» Meal plan applied on APAI / full board basis (ie; inclusive of breakfast, lunch & dinner)
» The Menu is normally fixed. Any changes to be intimated in advance.
» Check in: 12 noon, Check out: 9 AM. One stay is for 21 hrs and not for 24 hrs.
» Beverages & any cook to order will be charged extra on actual.
» The boat will be anchored in the lake or canal during night & will not cruise after 17.30 hrs.
» Air conditioners in the bedroom will be switched on only from 9 PM to 6 AM.
» Incase of A/C failure, Non A/C deluxe houseboat tariff will be charged.