These beautiful photos of the Lakshwadeep islands made us feel just that and you’ll agree by the time you see them all!
The Minicoy Island
It’s the southernmost island in the archipelago of Lakshadweep. Various attractions here include the Lava Dance and the lighthouse among many more. The island has a more rich culture because of its Maldivian essence.
Bangaram’s main attractions are its lagoons and sea beaches, which include popular activities like water sports and sunbathing. This Island particularly is more open to tourists.
The sandy beaches and wide stretch of palm trees come together to compliment the beauty of this island.
This island stands out from the rest because of its distinctive tourist attractions that include historical monuments, mosques (the Ujra being one of the most popular), aquarium with a variety of tropical fishes and lakes.
Kalpeni is more known for its scenic beauty and the small islets called Tilakkam & Pitti. But, one peculiar feature that attracts attention is the huge storm bank of coral debris. Pedal boating, sailing and kayaking are also quite popular here.
From a select few, scuba diving, sailing and kayaking are popular sports one can find in the Agatti Islands. This island has breathtaking beaches and palm groves. You can also enjoy your time here by hiring a bicycle and travelling on the road that runs through the Agatti.
Amini is one of the first discovered islands of the Lakshadweep. The turquoise waters of the Arabian sea and the pleasant climatic conditions make Amini a popular destination of the archipelago. Tourists can also enjoy various water sports – surfing, scuba diving and snorkeling, to name a few.
On the northern and southern ends, there lies a high storm beach. Kiltan also has a rich tradition of folk dances. The summers are usually warmer in here so people prefer to sleep outside their homes on the beach.
Island of Thinnakara
This destination can be considered a haven perhaps more so than its neighboring islands. The magnificent lagoons, sylvan sea shores, sun drenched sand and the swaying palms will leave you asking for more.
This island features a wide belt of coral debris along the eastern side and a lagoon on the western side. It is endowed with natural scenic beauty that effortlessly draws tourists from across the globe.
Bitra happens to be the smallest inhabited island in Lakshadweep. The island is rich in coconut palms and has the largest lagoon in the archipelago and its magnificence lies on the north-eastern tip of a large coral ring reef. One of its main attractions is the a shrine dedicated to Malik Mulla – an old Arab saint who is said to be buried here.