Houseboats in Alleppey – Punnamada Houseboat

Welcome aboard the Punnamada ‘Houseboat’: Your royal companion on Kerala’s majestic backwaters

Kerala’s pristine backwaters with palm fringed coasts and intermittent paddy fields offer surreal views to the eyes of the admirer. You would spontaneously exclaim that Kerala is definitely ‘God’s own country’ after exploring the aquamarine backwaters on our luxurious houseboats.

Punnamada Houseboat is the first preference of returning tourists!

Why? Because we offer the eclectic blend of services that you won’t land anywhere.

  • Panoramic views of the divine beauty directly from your room and deck
  • All comforts, you can visualize, assembled under one roof
  • Best chefs catering to your culinary buds with gourmet marine and traditional dishes
  • Soul stirring experience of staying in houseboat built along traditional lines yet offering most contemporary of luxuries
  • Opportunity to view the thrilling Nehru Trophy snake boat race from close quarters
  • Concierge service to attend to your needs
  • Affable staff who would make all provisions to make your trip a memorable one

The traditional welcome that you would receive upon stepping in our houseboat would fill you with bliss and eager expectation of things that would come your way. 

Punnamada Houseboats


Houseboat in Alleppey

We have houseboat accommodation customized to your exact needs. Cruise on breathtakingly alluring Alappuzha backwaters by opting from one of many attractive packages from us.  We offer overnight cruises, day trips, and round trips to and from Punnamada Lake.

Depending upon the number of tourists in your group, you can choose between ‘Ultra-Luxury’ and ‘Premium’ houseboats.

Premium Houseboat

Premium Houseboat in Alleppey

This houseboat is capacious enough to comfortably accommodate a number of guests. When booked for an overnight cruise, this can easily lodge six adults. Enjoy your night with bosom friends or kin communing with the unsurpassable charm and tranquillity of the backwaters.

Twenty five tourists can easily settle themselves in the commodious houseboat during day cruise. Each individual bedroom is 190 square feet in area. Air conditioning is provided from 2000 hours (8:00pm) to 0700 hours (7:00am) for a pleasant night sojourn. 

Luxury Houseboat

Luxury Houseboats in Alleppey

The focus here is on a luxurious trip wherein you can enjoy the intimacy of your close ones. It is a single bedroom houseboat and is meant for accommodating 2-3 adults at a time. The dimensional area of the bedroom is about 200 square feet.

The boat is ideally suited for enjoying overnight cruises and four day trips. The bedroom is well-appointed and fully air conditioned for a regal journey. 

Luxurious interior blends with traditional exterior

Alleppey Hoseboat Luxurious interior

We are always willing to walk the extra mile to make fond memories of the trip linger in your memories forever. With this in perspective, the interior of the houseboat has been tastefully decorated and furnished with all contemporary amenities for a five star experience.

The warmth of the ambience would make you fall in love with it. We complement the cosiness of the interior with elegantly built exterior. Designed along traditional construction line, the exterior exudes the architectural richness of the yore and spellbinds you with a rustic charm.

Advantages of Punnamada Houseboat

Our houseboat offers best in class experience that you won’t come across elsewhere in the backwaters.


We offer an array of exclusive advantages to make your stay thoroughly enjoyable.

  • Catch compelling views of the sunset from the luxurious compartment and contemplate the changing hues of the sky in absolute intimateness of your dear one
  • Enjoy a host of indoor activities at our Punnamada Resort to unwind yourself optimally
  • Swim in the crystal clear water of our pool with your close ones and brush off the tiredness that may be ailing you
  • Enjoy unparalleled Vembanad inner canal rides and catch profuse glimpses of untamed nature and rustic life of Kerala’s villages
  • Relish the lip smacking delicacies prepared by top chefs on the deck of the boat
  • Avail the opportunity to watch the thrilling Nehru Trophy snake boat race from close quarters while enjoying gourmet food and other luxuries


We have all arrangements custom designed for you to make your stay a rewarding one.

Best Safety standards in Houseboats

We never compromise on your safety. With this in view, we have made elaborate arrangements for your security.


  • Each cruise along the backwaters is accompanied by two drivers, chef and an on board attendant
  • Well-armed security guard stands watch of the boat for night cruises
  • The houseboat is docked close to the Puunamada resort premises to ensure that all help can be extended to our guests at a moment’s notice
  • Provision for enough life jackets made on boat; each guest has a life jacket reserved for him to ensure safe exit in the event of an emergency
  • Convenient check in and check out times to facilitate optimum safety (the houseboat’s check in time is 1200 hours (12:00 noon) and check out time for day cruise is at (1700 hours) 5:00 pm and for an overnight stay it is at (0900 hours) 9:00 am)

Honeymooners’ Houseboats in Alleppey

Houseboat for honeymoo

Honeymoon couples seeking to steal away few moments of romantic intimacy from the bustle that characterizes their lives will find in our houseboat the perfect destination to consummate their conjugal relationship.

The bedroom rolls in luxury while the cool breeze wafting in the charming aroma of coconut palms would transport you to the realm of the divine. Top notch privacy ensured. As a safety measure, two crew members and captain would always be on board to minister to you.  

The Vembanad Lake

The Vembanad Lake Houseboat

Rock on the unperturbed waters of the Vembanad Lake while drinking in the natural beauty of the land bedecked with exotic flora and fauna. The lake also plays the host to annual Nehru trophy where oarsmen in traditionally decked snake boats compete with each other for the coveted price.

You may also catch sight of the dolphins making their presence felt with cool acrobatics. The tranquil water and the soothing breeze of the Lake would make up for the perfect retreat away from the busy mundane life.

Gourmet food

food in Alleppey houseboat

Proficient chefs well-versed in the art of cooking would prepare exotic, lip-smacking dishes for you to relish en-route. The menu features culinary delights that have appeal for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.

Local delicacies in soul rejuvenating flavours would be served along with bread, fruits, desserts and rice. The savoury dishes have a unique charm peculiar to them. You can also enjoy cooking on board under the guidance of the chef.

Exotic delicacies can also be prepared at your order. The dish that stands out is the marine preparation with local backwater bred fish as the main ingredient. The taste would continue to tickle your buds for a lifetime.  

Route details

For one night House Boat Stay
  • The sojourn starts at Vilakkumaram, and proceeds through Kuppappuram, Cherukayal, C- Block, R- Block, and Chithira Kayal.
  • Night Halt at air conditioned Punnamada Houseboat
  • Next day, one hour complimentary cruising on Vembanad Lake while breakfast is served
For two nights House Boat Stay
  • 1st day sojourn starts from Vilakkumaram and moves on through Pallathuruthy, Karumpa Valavu, Kanjippadam, and Ambalappuzha
  • Night halt at Karumadi
  • 2nd day sojourn covers Thottappally, Karuvatta, Thakazhy, Chambakkulam, Nedumudi, Munattumukham, and Venattukadu
  • Night halt at Punnamada
  • Next day, one hour complimentary cruising on Vembanad Lake during breakfast


We eagerly await your arrival. Book your stay now. Come and savour the irresistible beauty of Kerala.