Today, these goods carriers of a long gone era have been adapted to make the most exciting tourism product in India , the luxurious furnished houseboat. A kettuvallom usually has one or two bath attached bedrooms, an open lounge, deck, kitchenette and a crew comprising oarsmen, a cook and a local guide.
Showcasing a unique heritage The kettuvalloms (houseboats) of Kerala are giant country crafts, measuring up to 120 feet in length. It took great skill and meticulousness to construct these giants by tying huge planks of jack wood /Anjili Wood together, without the use of a single nail.
The House boats do not have standard floor plans, as each boat is designed to meet the customer's specific needs. The plans shown below represent a sampling of designs built in the past and highlight the concepts and capabilities the company.