The fascinating coral islands of Lakshadweep are located in the emerald
Arabian sea, just off the coast of Kerala. These are 35 groups of islands
enticing every tourist with its lush green environment and maiden beaches.
Each island is encircled by white coral sand. The transpicuous water and
rich marine flora and fauna elevate the charisma of these islands. Though
all islands are endowed with beauty of coral, reef, sandy beaches,
unpolluted environment and lucid water, most of the islands differ in terms
of giving services and facilities. Some islands offer exciting water sports
for the enjoyment of tourists. The marine life of the sea is quiet vast
attracting everyone towards itself. To ensure that the beauty of islands is
not perturbed by external influences, only few islands have been opened for
Quick Facts Location : 220 to 440 km off the Malabar Coast Capital : Kavaratti Area : 32 sq km Trip Highlights : Beach & Water Sports Ideal time to visit : November - May Languages : Malayalam, English and Mhal STD Code : 04896 Climate : Tropical (27ºC to 32ºC)
Lakshadweep Air/Rail/Road Links
An airport in Agatti is regularly connected by flights
from Cochin. Cochin is an international airport and linked by main
cities of India. Helicopter service is also available from Agatti to
Bangaram island resort during monsoon and to Kavaratti right through the
By Ship :
There are a number of ships that operate from Kochi to
Lakshadweep. The distance can be travelled in 18-20 hours. The ships
offer all modern facilities with accommodation. The ship services remain
closed during monsoons.
Attractions in Lakshadweep Agatti
known as the' Gateway to the Lakshadweep Islands', Agatti boasts of having
the only airport in these islands. You can relax and calm yourself in the
amalgam of sun, sand and sea. Exciting water sport activities like
snorkeling, kayaking and canoeing are offered here.
The administrative capital, Kavaratti is the most developed island. It
houses a beautiful Ujra Mosque which is believed to be the most beautiful
one amongst 35 mosques in Kavaratti. It is a perfect place for water sports,
swimming and colourful lagoons.
is the largest lagoon of the Lakshadweep. While holidaying in Kalpeni, you
can enjoy kayaking snorkeling, pedal boating, sailing and swimming. The bank
of coral is believed to come to light after the storm in 1847.
A perfect getaway from the hustle-bustle of city life, it surely offers you
a memorable experience. It is well known for birds and pleasant climate.
Even if it is the hottest day, you won't feel the heat as coconut trees will
shade you from the sunrays.
Centres in Lakshadweep
This place offers you peace of mind and soul. It is not a destination to
offer you a typical shopping. But if you are too keen in shopping, you can
take back a souvenir, as a token of remembrance. You may come across some
local shops from where you can get beach handicrafts and coral shells.
Famous Hotels in Lakshadweep
In order to make your tour to Lakshadweep even more joyful, we will offer
you the right accommodation. So, if you wish to get cozier in solitude, we
promise your stay to be the most comfortable and luxurious one ever.