50+ Best Kerala Quotes That Make The Perfect Instagram Caption

Kerala is a natural haven in India that everyone must visit at least once. From the backwaters of Kumarakom and Alleppey, to the rolling hills of Munnar, the historic charm of Kochi, and the pristine beaches of Varkala – there is so much to discover in this land of palm trees and delicious South Indian food. 

With all this to offer (and much more), it is easy to grasp why it is also known as God’s own country. The beauty of Kerala has inspired famous works of so many artists, photographers and writers globally. But, it can still be difficult to find the right words to describe it yourself, especially for that perfect Instagram caption.

So, if you have been to Kerala recently and are looking for quotes and captions to accompany your Kerala pictures, then worry not! In this post, I have compiled over 50 of the best Kerala quotes and captions so all you have to do is copy and paste. Read on for short-one liners, inspirational quotes, puns, and more related to Kerala travel.

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Short Kerala Quotes and Captions for Instagram

The most memorable Instagram captions are often rapid, fun and catchy. If you are looking for light one-liners, then these short quotes and phrases about Kerala may be perfect for you:

1. “Oh Kerala, you are pure magic.”

2. “On an Ayurvedic route.”

3. “Just canoeing around.”

4. “Meet me at the tea fields.”

5. “Keep calm and visit Kerala.”

6. “Falling for the falls in Munnar.”

7. “Cruising through the backwaters of Kerala.”

8. “Kerala: A place where your dreams set sail.”

9. “They don’t call it God’s own country for nothing.”

10. “I don’t need therapy, just a ticket to Kerala.”

11. “Kerala, so much untouched poetry.” – Chrisvin Tel Nova

12. “Aiyooo is the South India Awww.”

13. “After all there is a reason why Kerala is called God’s own country.”

14. “Kerala, God’s Own Country – The Land of Beauty and Wonders!”

15. “It is a perfect day to sail on a houseboat in the backwaters of Kerala.”

Best Short Quotes and Puns about South Indian Food

South Indian cuisine is one of the most delicious cuisines out there. I don’t think I have yet come across a person who doesn’t enjoy a plate of dosa, especially when it is served on a banana leaf in Kerala. Here are some funny puns and short quotes related to the food in Kerala that might be apt for the foodie in you:

16. “Here for the coconuts.”

17. “There is no ‘We’ in Idli, only ‘I’.”

18. “You are the sambhar to my dosa.”

19. “It sure is rice to be here!”

20. “Hello from the land of coconuts.”

21. “What a brew-tiful place.”

22. “Here for the dosa.”

23. “Running on Dosa, chutney and sambhar.”

24. “Would travel for a sadya.” 

25. “Nothing like eating a Malabar parotta in Malabar.”

26. “The banana chips in Kerala are pretty a-peel-ing.”

27. “What is a Masala Dosa? It’s a potato wrapped in love.” 

28. “The food in South India is the food that I really love because it reminds me of home.” – Aarti Sequeira 

Inspiring Kerala quotes and captions 

The food in Kerala is second only to the state’s incredible nature, pristine backwaters and surreal houseboats. If you are looking for quotes and captions that depict how beautiful Kerala is, then look no further:

29. “Boating around in lagoons and lakes of Kerala has always been an out of the world experience and I will never forget the rejuvenation that it gave me.”

30. “A state with lots of coconut trees and the greenery in totality is always soothing to the senses. As you will be approaching, you will be already excited for Kerala.”

31. “Kerala is superbly seen from a saddle, or with a paddle. No hour of life is wasted that is spent in Kerala.”

32. “Give me such shows — give me the backwaters of Kerala! I need nothing else in the world.”

33. “When I’m in Kerala, I just want to walk down the lanes, sail through the waterways, walk through nature’s garlands, and feel this thing, like I’m in a movie of the Gods.”

34. “Whether you want to cruise the backwaters, sip tea in a plantation, or relax on a beach, this alluring Indian state has it all and more.” – Harriet O’Brien

35. “Under rumbling skies, houseboats take you to a different place, far off from everyday.”

36. “If there is an appetite for adventure in you, then there is plenty of room in Kerala for you.”

37. “God’s own country, or a heaven on heart. Place full of mountains, greenery and streams. Oh Kerala! God created you with utmost care.” – Rekha Menon

38. “The backwaters of Kerala are so, so, and so much unique. I knew it, I shared it, and now I am saying that I was in love when cruising there on a houseboat.”

39. “Kerala is enabling you to go deeper into the backwaters, higher into the mountains, and further along the coast. That’s what it has blessed us with.”

40. “The backwaters are not just the back waterways, in fact, these are the most vibrant and vying for visitors with houseboats and homestays.”

41. “Hill station and long beaches within kilometers of each other. Rolling backwaters and amazing amalgamation of cuisine. That’s indeed our Kerala!”

42. “Sunny beaches, golden sands, and palm-fringed seashores nothing can beat the leisure and fun that you get at the beaches and backwaters of Kerala.”

43. “Nature has its richness and that’s the wealth of the rivers, lakes, lagoons, and waterways making up Kerala’s wealth of backwaters that you will always love.”

Meaningful Kerala Quotes and Captions

If you are looking for something deep and thought-provoking instead, then these quotes about the culture, traditions, local people of Kerala and Ayurveda are uplifting and delightful to read and share:

44. “Kerala is the place where the beauty of the people is still alike and alive. The modern cities sport a traditional backbone which is quite rare elsewhere.”

45. “If you love to learn about culture, heritage, and hundreds of years of history then, God’s Own Country has them all.”

46. “People call Kerala God’s own country but, Kerala is so beautiful that we should be very happy to call it simply our own country.”

47. “Kerala is where traditions are always a part of the people. Most of what existed a hundred years ago is what that still exists now.”

48. “There is something in the Kerala air that makes sleep useless and encourages us to go, discover, and share more of the mesmerizing Kerala.”

49. “Karanataka is satisfied, Tamil Nadu is resigned, but Kerala is always hopeful and with an inspiring optimism of tourism.”

50. “Kerala is where you feel at home. The warm-hearted people welcome travelers to always feel home. No wonder more people prefer home-stay year after year.”

Palm trees, hammocks and a mesmerising golden sunset at Kumarakom Lake Resort

51. “Locally Kerala translates as the land of the coconut tree. But don’t be fooled as you have the golden coast of the Arabian Sea to the jungly hills of the Western Ghats. Kerala as a whole presents patchwork images of our idyllic India.”

52. “In Kerala, the people are so friendly. They will simply wave at you, proudly pose, and have fun with you. Talk to them, show them your photos, and you’ll be flooded with kindness from these kind-hearted ones.”

53. “Hiking into the mountains, boating through the backwaters, cycling through the spice gardens and coconut plantations, tasting the delicious food, and exploring the beaches, of course, Kerala has it all waiting for you.”

54. “I went to Kerala in India, to learn Ayurveda, which was fantastic.”— Leslie Caron

55. “Kerala is so beautiful where you could be frozen and awestruck looking at nature, in the midst of anywhere you go and nobody would notice.”

56. “Kerala has got its Kochi. The great port of Kochi is something that is a magnet for visitors and history lovers alike.”

57. “If you are in Kerala and you have missed visiting the spice plantations than you will have missed a lot. From black peppers, cloves, coffee, pepper, vanilla, cocoa, to the various Ayurvedic ones, you will have a lot to witness and share.”

58. “Kochi, formerly called Cochin, is a former European settlement with a large Christian population and a seafaring heritage. It is a town of enormous charm that reminds some visitors of the Caribbean more than India.” – Cary Weiss

Final Thoughts

That’s a wrap on the best quotes and Instagram captions about Kerala from me! I hope you found them enjoyable to read. If I missed your favourite pun or nice caption about Kerala, then do share them with me in the comments below or via DM on Instagram.

In case reading this post inspired you to plan a trip to Kerala, then you may find my travel guide to Munnar: the tea capital of Kerala and hotel review of Kumarakom Lake Resort useful.

Happy Exploring, 
Charu xx

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