Timings : All time
Time Required : 5-6 hrs
Entry Fee : INR 15
Henry's Island is a serene island near the village of Bakkhali in the Indian state of West Bengal. Bakkhali is located in the district of South 24 Parganas of West Bengal. The captivating island is 140 kilometres away from the bustling city of Kolkata and is a quick getaway for the locals. The place is famous for its tranquillity, its virgin beach and the crabs that thrive on it attracting not just the locals, but also tourists from all over the world. One is sure to be mesmerised by the fresh air, the unexploited beach and the panoramic view.
The name, Henry's Island, is derived from a British explorer who arrived on the island back in the 19th century. One can opt to stay in one of the cottages/ resorts or one of the three guest houses that have facilities to make your stay comfortable and offer scrumptious local food items. Sunrises and sunsets should never be missed here, and you can stroll across the beach all day long.
Water babies can enjoy their time swimming in the sea and take back memories of this wonderful Island. With striking golden sand, the clear water, beautiful beaches and Mangrove trees that appease the senses, this trip is sure to be worthwhile. Do make it a point to visit the watchtower inside the Sundari Tourist Complex to get a magnificent panoramic view of the beach.
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