Top 15 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Alleppey, India - Updated 2023


Visit Alleppey, a city well known for its houseboat cruises where one can enjoy and admire the rustic Kerala backwaters. Experience an exciting visit to the region through a network of tranquil canals and lagoons. Explore the city famed for its annual snake boat races on the Punnamada Lake. Appreciate the old buildings of Mullakkal Temple that showcase traditional Kerala architecture, the 651-year-old St. Michael’s Church for its colonial design and see the church in Kokkamangalam founded by St. Thomas. Discover more about this wonderful place by staying close to all of these attractions! Choose from our list of top Airbnb vacation rentals in Alleppey, India and book now to experience the culture of this ancient city.

1. Charming houseboat with air-conditioning (from USD 195)

Take in the sights and sounds of Kerala from a different perspective with a stay at this charming houseboat. You’ll certainly want to hang out on its upper deck where you can catch sight of great views and abundant wildlife while embarking on a day cruise along Vembanad Lake. The boat is anchored at night on the serene side of the lake.

Aside from superb views, you’ll also indulge in tasty meals as the booking is inclusive of a full board food arrangement with a fixed menu. This boat has been fitted with modern conveniences such as a flat-screen TV and air-conditioning for a more comfortable stay.

Boutique houseboat w/ upper deck
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
11 reviews  Wifi Available
Houseboat 1 Bed 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
you get to watch a wonderful view as you are having your breakfast
all the staff was very kind and helpful
it's simply amazing and the staffs are amazing too
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2. Lovely houseboat with a sun deck (from USD 264)

Cave in for the night at this floating home away from home in Alleppey. A traditional Kettuvallam (houseboat), this unique dwelling features a lovely sun deck under a bamboo-thatched roof. This nicely furnished alfresco space is just the idyllic spot to enjoy the river cruise. It also features a personal dining space with an open-air setting for that hearty lunch with a view experience.

Eco-friendly guests will surely adore this houseboat. Equipped with solar-powered fans and lights as well as snug beds, the two bedrooms are relaxing sleeping spots to be lulled by the gentle stream.

Paddle Houseboats 1
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
30 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Houseboat 2 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
the accommodation was high spec and the staff on-board were super friendly
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3. Pluto Bnb (from USD 58)

Located right on the beach in a fisherman’s village, Pluto Bnb is a restful retreat for small groups. This two-story villa features a large terrace where you can watch the waves lap the shore while enjoying your favorite drink. You’ll similarly enjoy sea views from the two bedrooms, especially the one showcasing a balcony. Free WiFi is provided so you can post the breathtaking view from your vantage point.

For driving guests’ cars, two parking spaces are readily provided. There is also a small kitchen where you can whip up your vacation favorites at any time you please.

Pluto BnB
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
87 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the 2 rooms have great view and attached bathrooms and there's a terrace where you can chill
beach view from all the rooms is amazing exactly like in the pictures
the beach view is awesome thanks to the big glass window in both rooms
almost a private beach with quiet surroundings making the stay extremely comfortable
it was clean as new
the rooms are clean and well equipped
place is well maintained and very clean
the rooms were super clean with modern interiors
whenever i go to a stay my first preference is a clean bathroom and we got one here
anwar is very nice host
host is very helpful
the host is very polite and ready to help anytime
the host is always there to help you
anwar is an amazing host
good place near the sea
well maintained and beautiful location
best location for a sea shore property
this place is great the location is amazing and the rooms are very nice
good place to spend a weekend
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4. Dewdrops Homestay (from USD 49)

Those who are traveling to Alleppey in bigger groups can consider Dewdrops Homestay. This accommodation boasts three air-conditioned bedrooms appointed with comfortable double-size beds each. For your viewing and browsing needs, a flat-screen TV and complimentary WiFi are made available here. You can follow up your crew’s recharging slumbers with a delicious breakfast that you can prepare in the fully equipped kitchen. Or perhaps you would want to enjoy the local cuisine and request specific dishes from the host.

Exploring the area is also effortless as tour services are also offered, making this retreat a one-stop place for a hassle-free escapade.

Dewdrops Homestay Alappuzha
Alappuzha, India
31 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire home 3 Beds 9 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the common area and kitchen reflect good aesthetic taste
the bedroom and bathroom were also clean and things were properly arranged
very clean and beautiful located in the city
madhav is a great host
great place to stay in alleppy
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5. Beautiful house with strategic location (from USD 55)

So your four-legged family members can join the fun in Alleppey, take refuge at this beautiful house set in a strategic location. The property offers convenience when your plan involves lots of sightseeing as it is close to many lakes, the beach, a bus stand, and downtown.

During your idle days, you can simply unwind indoors and take advantage of the available flat-screen TV and WiFi. The dedicated workspace here will come in handy for those looking to get a bit of work done while on vacation. You’re guaranteed a good night’s sleep at this home because it features three bedrooms with double-size beds.

Beautiful village house with all facilities.
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
3 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
though there were only two rooms available for use it was good and comfortable
the host is super reactive and gets the things done
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6. A lake house with a tropical garden (from USD 141)

There is nothing more incredible than a view of a lake and a tropical garden, together in one place. If you want to spend happy days throughout your stay, book this lake house that comes with a sun-drenched courtyard and is equipped with all the modernities possible. Providing four comfortable beds and three bathrooms, this house is suitable for six people. You can also prepare some lunch or dinner in the equipped kitchen. There is no need to rush in the morning because breakfast is provided for free.

LAKE HOUSE w Tropical Garden
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
116 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire villa 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms were airy with enough natural light and a breathtaking view of the lake
the beds were a bit stiff but overall it was a good three days of relaxation
it is beautiful serene and cozy
i especially like the "open-to-sky" artistically designed pebble spaces in the drawing room
it also has nice paintings by sangeetha in every room
very clean and neat
the entire house was spotless and the toilets were clean and well stocked with supplies
the rooms and toilets were clean and well kept
the house is very clean and the garden well tended
kavitha kept everything clean & tidy and in good order
lovely experience great staff
the staff prakash and kavita were very helpful
he was so attentive and helpful and made us feel so at home
in addition the interaction staff was great as well
prakash the caretaker is an amazing cook and had answers to all our questions
sangeetha's house is absolutely beautiful and located in the most perfect location possible
what a fantastic house and location
its a brilliant property location-wise
the location is awesome on the lake
very tastefully done up house in an amazing location
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7. A private room in a property by the beach (from USD 21)

Enjoy a delightful stay at this Keralan heritage house that offers a private room that can be enjoyed by a maximum of two people. Featuring original teak-wood arched windows, the property also offers a hall that is equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, as well as a private bathroom. If you need to browse the internet, you, as a guest, are granted wireless internet access. When you have some time to kill, you can always leave your room and walk a few steps to the beach.

Neela Waters Beach Homestay - Chippi
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
60 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in home 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
they have 2 rooms with the most amazing sea view and a balcony deck
our room was amazing with a stunning ocean view and a balcony from where we enjoyed the sunset
breakfast is tasty and the whole atmosphere is amazing and very warm
the room was very comfortable big bed with nice linen a wardrobe and a private bathroom
super clean and very welcoming
also the beach is clean and very peaceful
it really is situated right on the beach - very clean and neat room with all you need
the place itself is also very nice and clean
hospitality friendly way to make you feel peace and happy
thank a ton guys for being a amazing host
the host has a new born baby and she is very cute
we didn't meet joanna during our stay but her co-hosts were very helpful and hospitable
so helpfull and caring hosts helpt us with the booking of kayaks in the backwaters
best location we could ask for
joanna's place was wonderful and its so close to the beach
the location of the room is almost too good to be true 50 meters away from alepe beach
perfect location at the calm beach of aleppuzha
there are a few nice beach restaurants around the corner and the neighbourhood is peaceful and friendly
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8. A private room near the city centre (from USD 10)

Stay in the private room of an independent house with two floors close to the city centre of Alleppey! This Airbnb features two single beds and a bath, making it ideal for a couple who wants to stay on a budget. The bedroom is basic but extremely clean and bright and comes with two single beds that can be joined or separated as required with a television and a writing desk. Guests will also have access to their basic kitchen, ideal for warming food and cleaning if required. Nonetheless, there are many highly recommended restaurants near this property with affordable prices like Hassans Family Restaurant and Red Chillies Restaurant offering Kerala influenced cuisine that guests can try out.

swift residency
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
 Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 2 Beds 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

9. Cruise along the backwaters in this houseboat (from USD 11)

Stay in this shared room in a houseboat near the Boat Jetty Road along the backwater in Alleppey. This Airbnb accommodation features a single shared bedroom able sleep up to 4 guests. This property offers a full day tour from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM to explore the charming beauty of the villages as you cruise the canal to Kuttanad village. Pass through the narrow canals and see the beautiful villages and people. Stop at a toddy shop and get a taste of some sweet toddy and pair it with a delicious spicy fried beef and thereafter enjoy an authentic Kerala lunch spread. This Airbnb accommodation is a recommended option for those who want to learn more about the local culture of Alleppey.

Oscar Cruise
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
70 reviews  Wifi Available
Shared room in boat 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a nice day out on the backwaters of alleppey with breakfast & lunch in a keralan home
the breakfast and lunch were also very plentiful and delicious
breakfast and lunch is amazing at a local place and it's very authentic
exploring allepey's silent backwaters n the lunch and breakfast provided with this trip is awesome
great experience travelling in 4 seater kayaks in clean back waters
clean simple breakfast and lunch at the boatman's place
good food served and a helpful staff
lovely day thank you to our host
our boatman was so friendly that he took us to visit his home
great day out sandu and his family were gracious hosts
we were met by the guides who were friendly and helpful
beautiful location lovely trip
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10. Two bedrooms near the beach

Consider staying in this homey bed and breakfast, located near the Alleppey Beach. This Airbnb accommodation features two bedrooms with five beds and two bathrooms, ideal for five guests to live in. Guests get the opportunity to use the air-conditioned rooms which feature complimentary wireless internet and necessary toiletries. Expect assistance in booking backwater tours, houseboats and taxis on demand in this property. Nearby attractions include the Punnamada backwaters, Alleppey Lighthouse, Amaze World, and others.

Mariya Home Stay("A HOME AWAY FROM HOME")
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
55 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the balcony area is apt to play carrom and chit chat with friends and folks
one room has ac and we had indian billiard like game called 'karom board'
the rooms were also very neat and homely
we booked a family room for 4 and got two huge rooms instead of one
space was very clean too
the house was clean and spacious
it is a clean spacious and homely place
the room was comfortable and clean
nice clean close to beach
james is a great host
james was very responsive
james and his wife are really nice hosts
lovely host and fair accommodation
james and his wife are excellent hosts
excellent place to stay near to alleppey beach
the location was nice a few metres away from the alleppey beach
this is a great place at a very convenient location
sir's house is located at good location and is near to town centre aswell as the beach
the place is quite near to alleppy beach and autorickshaws  easily available outside
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11. Art hostel in a heritage building

Stay in a heritage building that has been converted into an Art Hostel featuring bunk beds and breakfast, located close to Alleppey Beach and adjacent to the Vada Canal. This Airbnb offers backpackers and artists a place to stay under the same roof for a nominal charge. The hostel is located in a peaceful neighbourhood that brags of well-groomed gardens around it. The beach is ten minutes away from this property and it is also close to various cafes and restaurants. Guests can also experience the backwater tours that begin their journey close to the hostel.

Art hostel in an heritage building
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
13 reviews  Wifi Available
Shared room in bed and breakfast 16 Beds 16 Guests 1 Bedroom 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 16

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i think maximum sleep 10 in big rooms in which seems like a former school
it's kept very clean and the breakfast is delicious
the place is new so all is quite clean & nice
soooo helpful knowledgeable & great company
the staff were so kind and helpful
vivek and the staff were friendly and very helpful
vivek and team are fantastic hosts
i would recommend this to anyone who wants to enjoy a chilled out environnement and friendly people
there is also a great breakfast and the hostel is close to the beach
lastly i loved the breakfast at this place
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12. A quintessential homestay

Stay in the private room in a house, located near the heart of the town away from the commotion. This Airbnb place features four bedrooms with seven beds and four private bathrooms ideal for eight guests to live in. Guests get the option of choosing air-conditioned rooms and free car parking on the premises. Get the feel of how the locals live by staying in this quintessential Kerala home. For meals, guests can choose between highly recommended restaurants nearby that include Halais Restaurants, Thaff and Brothers Restaurants.

Snehadhara Homestay
19 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in home 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
nice rooms clean and really friendly atmosphere
we have very nice stay the house is beautiful nice and tidy
the host was friendly and warm
the hosts are very kind and helpful
salim and fathima were very helpful
the host was engaged and we also had a good conversation
fathima is a very generous host and creates a family like environment
moreover it's a neat and calm location to stay
a lovely homestay in a good location in alleppey
this is a great place and very close to the tourist attractions
great location close to the centre of alleppey and not far at all from beach and backwaters
it's a nice place to stay especially for homestay peoples
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13. Enjoy the backwaters sunset in this bright house

Stay in the private room of a waterfront bed and breakfast, located near the edge of the famous backwaters of Alleppey and only a stone’s throw away from the city center of Alleppey. This Airbnb features 1 bedroom with 1 bed and a private bathroom ideal for 2 people to live in. Guests can make use of the complimentary wireless internet and enjoy the delicately spiced home cooked food and Kerala styled breakfast. Be a part of this peaceful Kerala village, surrounded by water and paddy fields permitting breath-taking sunset and lake views. Relax with a fresh soft drink on the private shady terrace or catch a nap in the hammock under the coconut tree.

Water Front Home+Alleppey
84 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
basic and lovely room with impressive views to the backwaters
it's more a like a private room owned by vinod and his brother
i am a vegetarian an they prepared some delicious fresh meals for breakfast lunch and dinner
one thing to note is it is not entire home more like a private room
); acommodation is really basic (we got the smaller cottage) but good bathroom
the place is clean secluded and definitely worth staying
the room and cupboard should be little more clean
very helpful host and very nice food
the hosts were very warm and welcoming
the host family was really kind and cooked delicious food
the best part however is the host and his family
what an experience the children were very friendly and loved playing football
great location and perfect homestay ideal place to take a break
great location in the heart of the backwaters very peaceful
the great reviews are all on point - this location is amazing
such a lovely family running the place too
went to the toddy shop nearby to enjoy the local beer
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14. A colourful bedroom near the backwaters of Alleppey

Stay in the colourful private room of an independent home, located near the Alleppey Beach and Alleppey railway station. This Airbnb place features 2 bedrooms with 2 beds and 2 private bathrooms perfect for 6 people to stay in. Guests can make use of the complimentary wireless internet as well as bring their vehicle since this property also offers free car parking facilities on the premises. The owners of this vacation rental also own houseboats and can willingly arrange canoes, shikhara boats, kayaks and trips to other regions of Kerala. Nearby attractions to this place include Alleppey lighthouse – a beacon with a museum.

Goku's Homestay,Near Alleppey beach
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
133 reviews  Wifi Available
Private room in rental unit 1 Bed 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was as described and very secure
the apartment is lovely with the beautiful relaxing balcony being the standout feature
i was also offered a really nice authentic kerala breakfast on my last morning with them
great home stay best of both worlds: own private apartment and warm friendly family downstairs
top of our stay was definitely very kerala style and delicious breakfast cooked every morning with love
room was clean and comfortable
it's super clean with quaint interiors
the room was clean and comfortable
the house is very clean and spacious
the room was spotlessly clean
helpful host and decent room
he was a great host
santhosh was a great host and made sure that our stay way great
santhosh is a really helpful host with a big smile
santosh was a very kind host
good location in alleppey
the location of the house is perfect
the location was perfect walkable distance from alleppey lighthouse and beach
the location was good with set real nice restaurants nearby
nice family good talks great restaurants closeby and close to train station and port
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15. A vacation home near the coastal area

Stay in a single bedroom of a vacation home, situated in the center of Alappuzha in a quiet residential locality. This Airbnb place offers one bedroom, featuring a double bed and two single beds and a spacious bathroom to play host to four guests. Guests get to use the fully equipped kitchen and the complimentary wireless internet along with free car parking on the premises. The house dates back to the colonial period and features a central living room that leads into a porch opening on to the garden peppered with numerous coconut and mango trees. Nearby attractions to this place include the Alleppey Canals along with the regular tourist attractions. Guests should eat at Halais Restaurant and Thaff Restaurant in the area, two highly recommended places to eat for authentic Kerala cuisine with efficient services.

Nakada house
Alappuzha, Kerala, India
28 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire home 4 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we particularly like the furnishings in old wood the typical keralan lounge chair and the traditional wood framed beds
he has modernised just the necessary parts to make guests comfortable
also the house has only fans for cooling in months like march it can get quite hot
we took full advantage of the kitchen and made a lot of delicious breakfasts
the property looks colonial and is very clean and scenic
the house was clean and quiet and john is great host
it is clean affordable close by and where the local residents eat
the house was very spacious and the beds were comfortable to sleep on
john was an amazing host
the care taker was also very helpful
john sir is very helpful
john is very kind host
rexy was really kind and helpful even if mr
location was especially nice
great place to stay close to everything
a beautiful stay close to everything you need in alleppey
the house is central and in a very quiet street with beautiful house
charming colonial house located close to many amenities such as supermarket bus stop beach restaurants etc
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Enjoy the blissful ambiance of the enchanting backwaters of Alleppey

Travelling around this small crowded city centre with its modest network of canals, you might not agree with the ‘Venice of the East’ label that this city is known for. However, things take a topsy-turvy as you head west near the beach to stumble upon utter bliss! The serene greenery holding the backwaters like a soft embrace, with the quaint rustic villages stealing glances at this beautiful water, paints vivid pictures in the minds of its visitors and takes them to a different world. And the best part is that the city offers super affordable accommodations to call your base in Alleppey. Just hold that cursor and book a place today!

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