Why head abroad when you have some amazing honeymoon destinations in India which will offer you your ideal romantic retreat in the tranquillity of nature?
South India specifically is known for its biodiversity. Be it the scenic beaches, or the hills covered with green blanket, the southern part of India has something or the other in its store for all. When it comes to honeymoon places in India, those in south are possibly the most popular ones. If you want to share some quality time with your partner you must opt for one of these places to visit in south india for honeymoon.
1. Coorg, Karnataka
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Beautiful weather and breathtaking visuals sum up to make Coorg, an ideal honeymoon destination in South India. Coorg, which is also called as Scotland of India, is located at a distance of 252 km from Bangalore.
Coorg will offer you different options to explore. If you and your partner want a honeymoon with a twist and are adventure junkies, then Coorg is an ideal spot for trekking. Shouting at the top of your voice with having your partner’s hand in your hand from the tip of a beautiful mountain is what excites you, then this is just your kind of place.
On the other hand if you want to have a calm and cozy time, then Coorg won’t disappoint you either. Take your pick among the best places to visit in Coorg
2. Ooty, Tamil Nadu
Just like Coorg, Ooty is also a dreamland for newly married couples as it offers unique experiences which include adventure activities like trekking, angling and hand gliding. Amidst the amazing Nilgiris, you and your partner can share some quality time which will not be possible in the hustle and bustle of metropolitan cities.
Ooty also has a variety of options when it comes to hotels, resorts and restaurants. Also if you are planning a budget friendly honeymoon, then homestays might also be a good option.
3. Araku Valley, Andhra Pradesh
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A perfect combination of scenic beaches and hill hugging roads, Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh is one of the most visited tourist spots in the state. It is also famous for its coffee plantations. If you and your partners are caffeine lovers, then Araku valley is just a fine treat for you.
Araku valley which is rich in biodiversity, is a favourite shooting spot for Tollywood films. You and your partner’s love for nature, coffee and movies will put this place, a must visit honeymoon destination in South India.
4. Gokarna, Karnataka
If cozying around on beach along with your partner is how you want to spend your blissful honeymoon? Then Gokarna in Karnataka is surely your thing. With rocky mountains and beautiful beaches, this place is also considered to be an alternative for the happening Goa.
So just forget everything and chill on the shacks which are on the Nirvana and Om beach. With western ghats on one side and Arabian sea on the other, Gokarna should be your top pick for your honeymoon.
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5. Munnar, Kerala
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Kerala, which is considered to be God’s own country also has its share of honeymoon destinations and Munnar tops this list. A natural bliss, Munnar
is very popular for its tea gardens, waterfalls, lakes.
Forget romantic long drives, long romantic walks through the green trails is the best thing to do when in Munnar.
6. Alleppy, Kerala
If you want to let your romance which has just transformed into marriage, to bloom, then why not opt for the stunning backwaters of Alleppy as your honeymoon destination in Kerala
The place is a treat for all nature lovers. You can spend quality time with your partner on one of the numerous houseboats the place offers. Alleppey which is also considered as the Venice of the East has paddy fields, scenic streams and canal and coconut trees which just adds to its beauty.
7. Coonoor, Tamil Nadu
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If you have seen Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra’s recently released heartwarming film Kapoor and Sons, it's pretty sure that you’ll be bowled over by the film’s location. The film is not shot in any foreign location. Instead, the shooting was done in a small hill station in Karnataka called Coonoor.
Coonoor is the second largest hill station in Tamil Nadu and is one of the most underrated destinations in India. So, if you want to escape the world and want to visit a place which is less commercialised, then Coonoor will serve as your ideal romantic stop.
So, what are you waiting for? We’ve made your work easier. Don’t be hard on your pocket by planning a honeymoon trip abroad. Instead, go and visit these beautiful places in South India along with your life partner. We’re pretty sure that the things these places offer will not disappoint you!