Located almost 400 kilometers off the west coast of India, Lakshadweep is a group of islands forming one of the 7 union territories of India.
Lakshadweep islands form the smallest union territory of India. The capital city is Kavaratti; it is one of the most peaceful honeymoon spotin India and by far the best place where you can have a lot of privacy in your romantic honeymoon with its crystal clear blue seawater and sandy beaches. Tourism is the prime economy of the island and the best time to visit is between December to May when it is cooling and drier.
Kadmat Island: it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the several group of islands or in other words an ideal honeymoon spot. Kadmat is famous for its big lagoon on its western side.
Kavaratti: undoubtedly the most developed island compared to others, it is the capital city and municipal headquarters of the island group. Around 52 mosques are present all around this particular island with Ujra Mosque being the most beautiful of all.
Agatti Island: originally considered as the gateway to the Lakshadweep, it is by far the most beautiful island because of its smooth sandy beaches and beautiful palm trees creating beautiful scenery at the backdrop and the quiet waves kissing your feet.
minicoy- on this island you will find out light house which is fabulous and very vast. calm island with natural forest lush green combinations.
suheli and pitti- this is a detsination known for fishing. people come here for hunting fishes with loved ones.
Best time to visit- in winters this place has moderate climate and beach sand are soothing.
How to Reach
By air Lakshadweep can be reached only via Kochi right now. Previously it was accessible via Goa also but recently the flight services to Goa have been terminated. The airstrip is located on the Agatti Island. Hence it is a magnificent tourist destination for honeymoon couples.
Apart from being reached by air, Lakshadweep can also be reached by availing the daily cruise services commencing at Mumbai.
Indian or anyone must require a special permit to visit the island. The best way to obtain such a permit is to go through tour package with a reputed travel company who will make the necessary arrangements. Foreigners are restricted from visiting Agatti, Bangaram and Kadmat islands.