Lakshadweep islands are a union territory of India that is located to the west of Kerala. Due to the lack of indigenous population, the history of the islands is unsure but there are inscriptions that are referred to the 7th century. The stable temperatures of the waters which maintain a rich marine life is a reason why people love to visit the Lakshadweep Islands.
The crystal clear blue waters and coral reefs look pretty serene and are enjoyed by tourists. The islands are also famous for pearl fishing and seafood.
The Gulf of Mannar marine national park and biosphere reserve consists of 21 islands including Lakshadweep islands and surrounding waters.
Here are a few best tourist attractions in Lakshadweep Islands:
This is the most developed island in Lakshadweep. It is the administrative capital of Lakshadweep Islands. It is full of secluded lagoons and white sand beaches with crystal blue waters. Watersports is one of the biggest attraction of this place and swimming can also be enjoyed at the beaches which makes this place even better!
Situated in Kavaratti, Marine museum showcases a plethora of marine-related artifacts and aims at promoting marine products and its preservation. The Museum has an aquarium which has few of the most striking species of sea fishes and water animals.
This is also known as the cardamom island. Located on the coral reef, the Kadmat Island is known for its shallow shores and rich marine life. Towards the west of the islands is located a huge lagoon which is a popular tourist attraction.
This has to be a tourist attraction as this is the only island with an airport! The place is also known for its adventure/watersports like scuba diving.
Bangaram Island is one of the breathtaking islands located in Lakshadweep. The pristine beaches and vibrant coral reefs are a treat for travellers. People can walk around the entire island and swim with some of nature's colorful fishes. This is one of the least explored parts of Lakshadweep Islands.