Alleppey Boathouse

Alleppey boathouses are huge, slow-moving boats in the exotic backwaters, used mainly for leisure tours. In olden days, they were known as ‘Kettuvallams’. Kettuvallam is a Malayalam word for a boathouse. It is a combination of two words -‘Kettu’ means ‘tied with ropes’ and ‘vallam’ means a boat. In olden days, they were mainly used to carry rice and spices between various ports in Kerala. At that time, it was the most convenient form of transportation. When the lorry transportation became popular, ‘Kettuvallams’ were made into houseboats. Since then, the popularity of houseboats increased steadily and evolved as one of the major tourist attractions in Kerala. Travellers and tourists from various parts of the world flock in great number to Alleppey today to enjoy backwater cruise.

The Blue Lotus Houseboats own deluxe, luxury Premium houseboats. Our clients can choose one of these categories to enjoy the serene bliss of scenic backwaters and countryside. An Alleppey boathouse is thatched with the bamboo roof. A complete home unit is set inside a houseboat and thus you get the setting of modern living facilities. There are single, double and triple bedrooms with sundeck, easy chairs, kitchenette and attached bathrooms. The crew of the houseboat has another room to rest. The crew includes captain, chef, guide and a lifeguard. Traditional Kerala style food will be arranged at all times, but clients have the freedom to request as per their appetite. Quality towel, bed sheets, pillows, napkins etc. can be assured in our houseboats.

Alleppey boathouse cruise assures you breath-taking views, lavish dining, luxury at its best and a floating night stay at the lap of nature. We bring you the best of services offered in backwater tourism at a cheap rate. You have every reason to select our service as we have incorporated every measure of safety in our backwater trips. We are licensed and authorized by the tourism department of Kerala to undertake houseboat operations in Alleppey. We proudly offer a fleet of floating houseboats in Alleppey to entertain guests from various part of the world. We take care of minute details and thus we have become one of the favourite houseboat operators for our clients.

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