Agatti Island, also pronounced as Agathy, is located at a distance of about 459 km from Kochi. It is a 5.6 Km long island which is spread over an area of 3.84 sq. Km. The tiny island is surrounded with pristine and crystal clear water which appears blue when there is wide clear sky over it and sometimes also gets blue-greenish shade that amazes touristsa lot. This place is filled with exotic natural beauty. This coral atoll is a great place to watch multihued coral fishes on its lagoons and fishing is also one of the most important industries in Agatti Island after tourism. Coir industry is also well flourishing here.
How to reach there ?
» By Air-The nearest airport to Agatti is in Lakshadweep. Kochi Inte rnational Airport links Lakshadweep with the mainland.
» By Ship - You can get four passenger ships from Kochi to Lakshadweep which are available with AC and other facilities as well. From Lakshadweep you will have to further go to Agatti City Guide by ferries and motor boats.
Best time to visit
People prefer to visit beaches and Islands during summers and it is the best time to visit Agatti Island as well. Winter is always pleasant with moderate temperature. Favorable time to visit Agatti Island is between the months of November to March.
» Water sports - Agatti has got one of the best swimming beaches in the world. Apart from this you can enjoy snorkeling, kayaking, diving, fishing, beach volleyball and other water sports in this Island.
» Canoeing - This is one of the most favorite activity that tourists prefer when they are in Agatti Island. Boating in a fiber glass boat is an unforgettable experience as not only you enjoy the boat ride but at the same time you can see all the exotic marine flora and fauna in their natural habitat from the glass floor of your fiber boats and Agatti City Guide.
» Lagoons - This place has the most beautiful lagoons in Lakshadweep which are always filled with multicolored fishes. Enjoy sunbath on the silvery sands of this Island. Listening to the whispers of palm leaves swaying with winds is another marvelous experience you are going to enjoy here. Soak in the serenity of the place and get lost in your own thoughts.