Agatti – A Spectacular Tropical Island
Lakshadweep Islands are a heavenly abode, tucked away at 220-240 km from the Malabar coast of Kerala. Lakshadweep boasts of around 4200 sq.km of rich marine wealth and is made up of 36 marvellous islands. Every island has its own charm and beauty. All islands in Lakshadweep are fringed with snow-white coral. Enhancing the mystique of these islands is the marine flora and fauna and crystal clear water.
Agatti is an island in the Lakshadweep that lies about 320 km off the southern coast of India. It is a fabulous place to spend your vacations and be close to nature. At the Agatti beach the atmosphere is always serene and happy. The shimmering coral reefs, sugary white beaches, lush green coconut plantations, turquoise blue lagoons and unmatched hospitality is bound to leave you spellbound.
How to get there?
The island is a two minute walk from the Agatti airport. You could also cruise to this mesmerizing island.
Rest for a while!
You can stay at the Agatti Beach resort which is located in the most peaceful spot on the island. The resorts offers the best swimming beaches. A breathtakingly beautiful beach and a lagoon surround this resort. The lagoon is huge and shallow which leaves a good amount of space to swim. Enhancing the tropical experience are the tall coconut trees that make your stay worthwhile.
Ready for some sumptuous food!
At the beach resort there is a specialized restaurant with a range of international cuisines. You can gorge on some delicious Chinese, continental and local cuisine. You may be surprised to know that even Jain food is served at the restaurant. If you are the quiet and indoor types, you can dine inside and if you want to enjoy the scenic beauty you can dine outside in the cool ocean air. There are special arrangements like shacks under the cool shade of coconut trees. To add to the thrill, people who catch fish from the lagoon are specially served barbecue.
Put on your gears- Time for fun and play!
The exotic beaches give you an opportunity to explore the unexplored! You can indulge in your favourite water sports. Snorkelling, sailing glass bottom boat rides, scuba diving, kayaking, water skiing, sea excursions and deep sea fishing are some of the amazing activities you can get involved in. Agatti is surely one place where you can watch nature at its best!
Shop till you drop!
The local stores are a definitely worth visiting. The fine accessories and exclusive beach wear are more than worth your money. There are many luxuries in store to keep you comfortable. The silvery beaches, soothing and serene winds, swaying palms, excellent food, a mind boggling view of the sea all wrapped in one spectacular place. A tropical treat cannot get better than this.