Kettuvallams (cargo barges) turned into the famous houseboats of Kerala and are designed for comfortable cruising for the tourists and overnight stay.A Kerala houseboat is about 67 to 100 feet in length and has a width of around 13 to 18 feet in the middle. The house boats have fully furnished single, double and triple bed rooms with sundeck, comfortable chairs, kitchen and toilet with A/C. In addition there is also separate rest room for the crew. Traditional lanterns are used as lights. The crew includes a chef, Captain & life Guard.