Kavaratti is the most developed of the islands with the highest percentage of non-islanders as residents. Fifty-two mosques are spread out over the island, the most beautiful being the Ujra mosque. The Ajara and Jamnath mosques (of the 52 on the island) have the best wood carving and the former has particularly good ceiling carved out of driftwood, well within is believed to have medicinal water. Marine life exhibits can be seen at the new marine aquarium. Kayaks and sailing yatch are available on hire and one can also enjoy viewing the exotic marine life through glass bottom boats. Kalpeni is known for its scenic beauty with the small islets called Tilakkam & Pitti and an uninhabited island on the north called Cheriyam. One can swim, reef walk or water sports on kayaks, sail boats, pedal boats. Water sports crafts are available on hire.
It is located 200 km. away to the south and also nearer to the Maldives . The Minicoy beach means "Majestic" in the regional dialect. Mahl is the spoken language unlike the other islands where Malayalam is used. Visitors are allowed up, right to the very top. Words cannot do justice to the incredible size of the lagoon, one of the largest in Lakshadweep , the green of coconut trees, and the mirror-like surface of an inland lake as it nestles in one corner of the island.
The lighthouse built in 1885 is a dominant landmark and gives one a peep into the history. A long leisurely walk through the coconut groves and village pathways will enliven your spirits.
he beaches offer bathing huts and changing rooms, enabling one to swim, beach walk, pedal boat, sail, kayak and indulge in a host of exciting water sports.
Kadamat is 8 Kms long and 550 m wide at the broadest point. The best attractions are the long sandy beaches and the sand banks on the southern tip for sunbath. Kadamat has been identified for staying tourists with its tourists huts aesthetically situated in the coconut palm groves in the beaches facing the lagoon. During the day, when the beat of the overhead sun becomes too strong, the feathery network of coconut palms provides a canopy throughout the island, through which light dimly filters green and cool. It is the only island with lagoons on both eastern and western sides. A Water Sports Institute providing water sports facilities has been set up in Kadmat.
his island has been declared as the heaven for the honeymooners.
Bangaram is the most exotic beach in Lakshadweep islands. It can also be called as Jewel of the Lakshadweep.It is covering an area of 128 acres. The teardrop-shaped island has superb beaches and beautiful lagoons. The wealth of coral formation (including black coral) attracts a variety of tropical fish-angel, clown, butterfly, surgeon, sweet lip, snappers and groupers. There are also manta and stingrays, harmless sharks and green and hawk bill turtles. Windsurfing, scuba diving, parasailing, water skiing and snorkeling. Deep-sea fishing is possible on local boats with crew.
irst tantalizing glimpse of the island is from the comfort of a twin propped Fokker F-27-500. Visitors take a one-hour flight from Cochin airport on the mainland to Agatti. As you fly in over the atolls, each one wrapped in its own limpid lagoon, there is an exhilarating sense that no one has ever been here before. Once at Agatti, you board a boat and set off for Bangaram, an hour and a half away.