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Lakshadweep Beaches

Lakshadweep Beaches

The palm covered islands of Lakshadweep adding up to only 32 sq km, is scattered around 4200 sq km of lagoon waters. The lovely white coral beaches with turquoise waters are unmatched in the world. Experience gentle breeze, swaying coconut trees with soothing sunshine on the soft sand an incredible feeling to relax your body and soul. The beautiful marine life and ravishing coral reefs are simply stunning a visual treat for the eyes.

Now several islands have opened to visitors but foreign tourists can visit only Bangaram, Agatti and Kadmat for which special permits are required. Indian tourists can make day trips to Kalpeni,Minicoy and Kavaratti.

Bangaram Island fringed with pure sand and sight of the moon slipping beneath the lagoon horizon is worth the experience. The adventure seekers chill out with water sports activities like diving, snorkeling, sailing and deep-sea fishing. You can find all sorts of accommodation here according to your Budget. Agatti Island also have some beautiful beaches where snorkeling and diving can be arranged. You can hire a boat to visit nearby islands.

The islands' pristine waters, unspoilt coral reefs and moderate temperature make it a diver's dream. The best time for diving is from October to May. During the monsoon diving is still possible in the lagoons or outside the reefs but the weather can really turn rough.

There are daily flights to Agatti Island from Kochi. You can carry only up to 10kg luggage. From Agatti it is one and half hours boat journey to Bangaram. If you are comfortable with sailing then you can go via boat from Kochi to Kadmat Island.

So pack your bags, lovely beaches of Lakshadweep are waiting for you!