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Luxury houseboat cruise in the backwaters of Alappuzha

Unwind & Explore

Cruise on the backwater canals in a personal, luxurious kettuvalam (houseboat), watching the paddy fields painted rich greens, rice barges and village life along the slim canals of Alappuzha.

The Spice Routes Experience

Enjoy a private houseboat luxury cruise with the best of rustic charm & conveniences. We bring you special services like an exclusive check-in, premium on-board dining, immersive luxury and interaction with local people around Alleppey. We promise this trip will unfurl inspiring sights, extraordinary meals and incredible meetings with locals to make it a memorable holiday.

Our Houseboats

Choose from our plush fleet of 1 bedroom to 5-bedroom houseboats, with additional conference facilities.

Backwater Luxury Houseboat


1-bedroom | 2 Guests | Jacuzzi

Luxury Houseboat Kerala


2-bedroom | 4 Guests

Premium Houseboats Alleppey


3 | 6 Guests

Luxury Houseboat Kerala


3-bedroom | 6 Guests

Luxury Houseboat Kerala


3-bedroom | 6 Guests

Luxury Cruise Kerala


5-bedroom | 10 Guests | Conference facilities

Alleppey & Around

The slender coastal strip of Alleppey crisscrossed by a network of glistening water canals is in spectacular company of a number of beaches, ancient temples, churches & cultural destinations. There is ample for the traveller to explore and club with the houseboat experience.

Our Distinguished Guests

Luxury Houseboat Kerala

Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa

The Spice Routes experience on the houseboat was extremely comfortable and memorable. It opened my eyes to the stunning backwater landscape.

Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa
Dy. Prime Minister of Bahrain
Luxury Houseboat in Alleppey

Ms.Sheila Dixit

We spent a very enjoyable and memorable few hours on the Spice Routes cruise in the stunning backwaters of Alleppey. It is heartening to be up close to one of the best experiences that Kerala has to offer.

Sheila Dixit, Former Chief Minister of Delhi
Indian politician & stateswoman
Best Houseboats in Kerala

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands

We'd like to thank the crew for the excellent assistance and tour of the beautiful backwaters of Alleppey during the State visit of the King & Queen .

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima
King & Queen of The Netherlands

Stories from the Backwaters

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Hosting King Willem-Alexander & Queen Maxima of The Netherlands

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