, with its roots in Sutton, UK, is a first of its kind platform providing an online marketplace for local travel / holiday business owners in Kerala, India to list their houseboats, home stays etc. and rent it out to travellers around the world in a cost effective manner. lets travellers search, gain knowledge of, and generate a holiday with one or more listings available and book it on-line. The travellers can thus book their own perfect holiday at the local market price falling within the budgetary constraints. Vacationers all over the world who are looking for a respite from the chaotic buzz of life are thus empowered to select their dream cruise with no worries about the authenticity of the cruise operator or the quality of the services provided.

The Different Types of Houseboats Available for Cruise

Deluxe Houseboats:  which includes facilities such as front living area and bedrooms with a beautiful wooden ceiling with overlapping logs to give it a contemporary feel. The bedrooms of the deluxe A/c Houseboat have complete glass windows stretching across most of the wall to offer the guests a complete and uninterrupted view of the backwaters while travelling. It is  less expensive and can have AC operational from 9pm to 6 am and a common menu.

Premium Houseboats: has all the facilities as above in addition to an Ac functioning full time as well as a special menu .

Luxury Houseboats: provide high quality service matched by high finesse and a contemporary feel. The bedrooms of the Luxury A/c Houseboat have complete glass windows stretching across 3/4th of the wall to offer the guests a complete and uninterrupted .view of the backwaters while traveling Each bed in the Luxury A/c Houseboat is located at the exact height of the window, so the guest gets a good view even while lying on the bed. Each room in the Luxury A/c Houseboat has a dressing mirror, luggage compartment, writing table, wardrobe, attached bathrooms and air-conditioning.Few operators provide such grandiose services.

Kerala houseboats are  of excellent construction and luxurious furnishing with exquisite flooring, hull and canopy. They are in the best of conditions, usually with a sun deck, spacious living / dining area and each rooms with attached bathrooms. The kitchen are maintained with utmost cleanliness and protected from hazards using adequate safety measures.  Each of the boats come with a valid license from the tourism board.



There are a zillion cruise operators who offer houseboat services. They often offer it as a part of packages via tie ups with tour operators or directly lease out right at the deck or by providing information online. The prices usually varies according to season and festivities. helps to solve the problem of determining the best of services and genuineness of the offers.

Booking a Houseboat with

At, the numerous cruise operators register with the website providing their information and the details of their houseboats and services including photographs of each vessel offered for a cruise and the corresponding seasonal rates.

These details are cross verified by the backwaterbreaks team. You can find the cruise matching your criteria including the one falling within your budget and book it online using your debit/credit card through our secure payment system.

Searching for the right kind of boat: give the  traveller the power to choose the houseboat that suits their needs at just a click away

The process is simple and requires you to open, enter the date you wish to commence your travel and the number of fellow travellers. Our efficient search engine brings you the required details at the click of your finger. If the dates don’t work for you or the number of people travelling went wrong; you can always modify your search on the results page. If you are considering a multi day cruise, you can always specify it with the checkout date while adding the houseboat to the cart. You can now specify the checkout time as well.

Payment Process:

This is followed by the sign up process for the backwaterbreaks account via your E-mail or Facebook account in order to enter your payment details for the items in your cart, which would be authorized by Backwaterbreaks. You can and view prices and make the payment in your local currency.

Once the cruise operator accepts and confirms your reservation will we collect the booking amount from you. The moment you are destined to vacation in the said houseboat, we at backwaterbreaks, will open channels of communication between you and your houseboat’s cruise operator by providing you with the cruise operator contact details as well as the backwaterbreaks customer support number.

You can always cancel the booking with the cancel option in your profile page if you ever decide to change your mind; keeping in mind the cancellation policies of

Availing the Services:

The minute you reach your destination, the cruise operator will be ready to you and take you on the exciting cruise that you were eagerly waiting for. If there is a delay by the cruise operator, you can either contact the cruise operator or the backwaterbreaks customer support team. At, we deliver what we promise, if not more, hence if there ever is a no show by the cruise operator, backwaterbreaks will make sure that your expectations are met with another cruise operator with quite the same features as the one you had booked

Book Your Kerala Houseboat cruise with and set adrift on the scintillating backwaters!