Houseboats are the best way to unwind yourself. You will be anchored in the middle of a lake or backwater in a boat with all hotel features. The most common destination for houseboat activities is in Kerala, however here we will take you through the best Houseboats in India. The calm water along with the breathtaking view is surely going to make it difficult for you to leave these places.

Here Are Some Houseboats In India That You Have To Visit

Xandari Riverscapes Houseboat in Alleppey

The traditional houseboats, called “kettuvallams” sails along Vembanad Lake and in the backwaters of Alleppey. These houseboats are docked near Pallathuruthy Bridge. Xandari Riverscapes Houseboats in India have three air-conditioned bedrooms with an open-air living area and a fully-equipped kitchen that cooks classic Kerala cuisine on board. Guests can enjoy the breathtaking views from their bedroom or from the viewing deck. All Suites have an attached bathroom with toiletries and hot water supply. As the sun sets the houseboat docks by the side of the lake. Guests can play indoor games in the houseboat or enjoy a ride on a canoe through the backwaters. Laundry services and a doctor-on-call are available for guests’ convenience.

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Floating Paradise Houseboat in Goa

Floating Paradise is a reasonable option for travelers looking out for houseboats in Goa. It is located in Morjim and very much popular among the tourists in Goa because of its reasonable price. A smooth check-in/check-out process and friendly management garner great customer satisfaction for this property. It’s absolutely safe for unmarried couples to stay here as this property is couple-friendly. Cruise during the day and a fun filled evening of music and party is going to make your stay memorable. This Houseboat is in proximity to some popular tourist attractions and other places of interest in Goa. Guests are treated to a mouthwatering Goan cuisine during their stay.

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Chunnambar Houseboat in Pondicherry

Chunnambar Houseboat is a tropical paradise in southern India that gives an impeccable houseboat experience and is one of the most-visited tourist attractions in Pondicherry. You can relish your entire day either by indulging in boat rides or getting sun-kissed by just lying and lazing on the shore or enjoying the beach sports or can just simply have a relaxing time by doing nothing. Here you get a chance to sail downstream and set up a night camping at the seafront for yourself. A must thing to do at Chunnambar Boat House to be a part of the houseboat cruise, which will take you past paddy fields, water lilies, fishing nets, dense coconut groves and distant villages. If you love photography, this is perhaps the place of your dreams to capture some amazing clicks.

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New Jacquline Heritage Houseboat in Srinagar

New Jacquline Heritage Houseboats are moored on the Tranquil Nageen Lake west, 7 Km from the summer capital, Srinagar. This houseboat is one of Kashmir’s greatest attractions. Imagine waking up to the scenic beauty with water all around you, this happens only in your dreams, but this place gives you the chance to live your dream. This boat house offers you home comfort, modern amenities and your very own staff to cook delicious meals for you. The local vendors, gliding by in their shikaras, provide a floating market of flowers and fruits, an experience not to be missed. A small boat trip will take you through the water lilies, to islands alive with kingfishers and past flower gardens – including the famous gardens of Shalimar which will take your breath away. 

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Sundarban Houseboat in Kolkata

Tour the world’s largest mangrove forest with a luxurious stay on the serene waters with Sundarban Houseboat which takes you through its dense forest networks and backwaters. There is something mystical about Sundarban Houseboats and to add to it you get a breathtaking view of glorious sunrise and sunset. There are a whole lot of things to do from Bird Watching to experiencing the best of mangrove forest. Exclusive Cruise Tour Houseboats in India, are designed and built with Premium and Modern amenities and facilities. This luxurious stay will give you an experience of wilderness and tranquillity at its best. 

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Tarkarli Houseboat in Maharashtra

The only backwaters in Maharashtra are the star attraction as it gives you a feel of a Kerala vacation right here in Maharashtra. Here the guests can enjoy an overnight houseboat stay in the backwaters of the area. The scenic beauty of Backwaters at Tarkarli is beyond imagination and is sure to blow your mind. The feeling of the fresh cool breeze flowing around you every second makes you forget all your worries and gives you an experience of a lifetime. One can also bask in beautiful Virgin beaches surrounded by lush green trees. A houseboat ride down the Karli River is now one of the unique attractions Tarkarli has to offer. As the boat starts, palms sway on both sides, taking you far into the horizon.

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Lily of Nageen Houseboat in Kashmir 

If you are looking for a cozy place, then the Houseboat Lily of Nageen located on Nageen Lake is the right place for you. Highlight of this place is the private balcony with seating area and mini bar. It comes with an attached bathroom with a bathtub and TV with satellite channels. In addition to this they offer 24-hour front desk, currency exchange and laundry services. It also has a tour desk to assist the guests in sightseeing. The library facility and Wi-Fi is available for free. They have an in-house restaurant that serves a variety of local, Indian and Continental cuisines. 

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Also Read: Srinagar – The City of Antiquity, And My Last Stop In Kashmir

If your happy place is near the water, Houseboating is the right place for you. Great way to spend time with family and friends and make everlasting memories. You have the advantage of being mobile and adventurous at the same time.

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