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Cool off at These 6 Serene Waterfront Destinations This Summer!

Cool off at These 6 Serene Waterfront Destinations This Summer! flickr

Who doesn't love waterfront destinations, specially in summer? Be it calm lakes or beautiful waterfalls, here's a list of 7 mind blowing waterfront destination you can chill at!

1. Alleppey- the beautiful backwaters!

source: HolidayIQ reviewer Aman took this in Allepey

Cool your stress off by taking a splendid night cruise on the serene lush backwaters of Alleppey.
HolidayIQ reviewer Prakyath says, "This is the best place for a romantic couple! Right from the beginning till the end, they took care of everything. It's a heavenly ride, especially in the morning and evening during the sunset. I highly recommend everyone to experience once!"

2. Jabalpur- Marble rocks and waterfalls!

source: HolidayIQ reviewer Tejasvi took this in Athirappilly

Imagine a fairytale setting in which water cascades down rock to give an illusion of steam being produced where it falls! That's Athirappilly falls for you!
HolidayIQ reviewer Chandana says, "One of the best waterfalls in South India. Very scenic and beautiful place. There is no season for visit or off season as chalakudy river flows throughout the year and waterfalls is filled with water all the time. Best place to enjoy in group and a trek towards the foot of the falls is a must."

3. Kumarakom- the beauty of Tamil Nadu's natural wealth!

source: HolidayIQ traveller Lijo Varghese took this in Kumarakom

Kumarakom is perhaps the only place in India other than Kashmir, which is known for its houseboat experience. It also witnesses boat races around the time of Onam.
HolidayIQ reviewer Saleem says, "Kumarakom is a must visit place. Backwaters are so beautiful that you will fall in love with the place immediately. Boating is the most fun activity here. You are sure to spot a variety of birds during boating. Also, you can visit small lakeside restaurants en route serving authentic Kerala style fish dishes."

4. Dal Lake- paradise on earth!

source: HolidayIQ reviewer Neha took this in Srinagar

Dal Lake is right up in everybody's bucket list for the ultimate boating destinations in India and you have to feel it to know why it's the case.
HolidayIQ reviewer Sahil says, "Beautiful Lake with the view of Himalayas. Shikara ride on Dal lake is one of the perfect ways to spend your leisure time in Srinagar. The place is simply magnificent. You can see floating markets Nehru park char chinar on the way. I recommend all my friends to visit here."


5. Poovar- pure secluded coastal bliss!

source: HolidayIQ reviewer Rishi took this in Poovar

A quaint fishing town, Poovar is what relaxed dreams are made of. Once you're here, hardly anything can bother you to look past the calm horizon and restless waves.
HolidayIQ reviewer Daisy says, "Poovar is a silent village is near to Trivandrum. People who love water bodies and boat journey will love this place. River Neyyar is very near to Poovar. Boat travels can be arranged from the hotel or through a travel agency."

6. Bheemeshwari- into the wild!

source: HolidayIQ reviewer Santosh took this in Bheemeshwari

HolidayIQ reviewer Anup says, "This is place is around 150 km from Bangalore. Has a wildlife sanctuary, Fishing and lots of temples to visit nearby. Better to pack food and drinks along with luggage as hotels are scarce around this place."

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