Lakshadweep, the smallest union territory of India, is a group of islands, 200 to 300 km off of the west coast of Kerala in the Laccadive Sea. Their total land area is 11 sq mi or 32 km². The Lakshadweep or Laccadives as they are called comprise of 36 islands (of which only 10 are inhabited), 12 atolls, 5 submerged banks and 3 reefs. Lakshadweep is the northern part of the erstwhile Lakshadweepa.

Attractions in Lakshadweep, around and from Lakshadweep

  • Agatti Island Agatti (occasionally called "Agathy") is a small 7 kilometer long island and has one of the most beautiful lagoons in Lakshadweep. The only airstrip or airport is built on this island. Airport code is

  • Bangaram Island Bangaram is a tiny teardrop shaped island, which lies very close to Agatti (5km away through sea)
    and Kavaratti. Bangaram island is inhabited only by the guests and staffs of Bangaram resort, which w

  • Kadmath Kadmath is one of the largest island in Lakshadweep group. It is 8Km long and 550m wide at the broadest point. In addition to the beautiful shallow lagoon on the west that forms an ideal spot for wate

  • Kalpeni Kalpeni Island, Lakshadweep, along with two small islets of Tilakkam and Pitti and the uninhabited island of Cheriyam in the north form a single atoll. It is known for its scenic beauty. A huge shallo

  • Kavaratti Island Kavaratti is the capital of the Lakshadweep Islands since 1964 with most population. Fifty-two mosques are spread out over the island, among which the most beautiful is Ujra mosque. Water from a well

  • Minicoy Island Minicoy Island or Maliku is the second largest and the southern-most among the islands of Lakshadweep. It is isolated from the main group of islands and lies about 200 kms south of the northern group.