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Kavaratti Islands, Lakshadweep Overview

Kavaratti is a small island spread across an area of 3.93 sqm km and one of the most beautiful gems from the Lakshadweep islands. The island is home to 12 atolls, five submerged banks, and three coral reefs. The spectacular views of the Arabian sea, the sparkling white-sand beaches offer solace amidst the tranquil nature.

Kavaratti is best known for its coconut trees, a vast expanse of marine life, beautiful sceneries and the enthralling water sports. Kavaratti lies 360 km from the shores of Kochi. It doesn't have its airport and Agatti is the nearest airport to the island. Under the mission to develop smart cities, Kavaratti has been chosen to be developed into a smart city in the years to come.

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Places to visit in Kavaratti

While visiting Kavaratti islands, one shouldn't expect the cliché tourist places to see. The island is best suited for the offbeat traveling to enjoy the pure beauty of sea and beaches. However there are few places to visit on the island- The Kavaratti marine aquarium is a house to witness the marine life of the island, including the coral reefs, a variety of fishes, turtles and underwater seaweeds. You can also visit Urja mosque, the only sacred place on the island is a sculptor of the 17th century. Kavaratti is bliss for adventure lovers. An adventure enthusiast can enjoy scuba diving, jet ski, kayaking and motor boat ride at the islands.

How To Reach Kavaratti Islands

Nearest airport to Kavaratti islands is Agatti airport which is 58 km from Kavaratti. From Agatti, you are required to sail through the sea in a yacht or boat. You can also take a ship directly from Cochin to Kavaratti.

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