Houseboats are simply houses on water. It is mainly used a tourism element to attract tourist. It can also used as a house itself if nessasery. kerala houseboat Now a days houseboats are constructed like star hotels with all the facilities. Houseboats are a main attratiction and earning element in tourism industry. The main centre of houseboat tourism is allapuzha and kumarakam. Yearly thousands of people are visiting this place to enjoy house boat rides.