About Agatti Island
Agatti Island is one of the tourist islands on Lakshadweep. This small 7km long island is located at a distance of about 459kms off the Kochi Coast Agatti. However, tourists can visit only under certain restrictions. An Entry Permit from the Lakshadweep Administration is a must to visit the island. This Entry Permit is issued only on the basis of your confirmed booking for stay at the place.
Flights to Agatti Island
The main airport in Lakshadweep is Agatti Aerodrome. This airport connects the Island to Kochi through direct operational flights running daily. Kochi is further connected to different domestic and international destinations.
Accommodation in Agatti Island is confined to two resorts or hotels – Sea Shells Beach Resort and Agatti Island Beach Resort. These resorts provide simple yet functional stay. So, guests who expect a luxurious or lavish stay are advised to give a second thought.
Activities and Sightseeing
The Agatti Island is known for its sense of remoteness. The crystal clear waters and white sand beaches are the key attractions. The island has a lot to offer for adventure lovers. The main activities of interest include:
- Scuba diving
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Swimming in Crystal Clear Waters
- Glass Bottom Boat Rides
- Water Skiing
In addition to these activities, you can also visit nearby places for a lovely experience. All these destinations are at a driving distance from Agatti.
- Kadmat Island ( 76kms from Agatti ) – also known as Cardamom Island
- Bangaram Island ( 12kms from Agatti ) – Can go by speed boat ride or by road. Going by a speed boat ride takes 20 minutes to reach here.
- Water Skiing