Lakshadweep Islands is a sheer poetry of the blue shades of the sea and sky. The mystic whiteness and greenary of land merging, intermingling and generating a symphony of liveness. Lakshadweep is truly a rhythm of Land and Sea.
The Lakshadweep Islands are a string of little known islands, lying approximately 320 kilometers (200 miles) off the south west coast of India. There are thirty six islands in all, comprising coral atolls, submerged banks and reefs. It is commonly believed that the islands were discovered by ship wrecked sailors during the reign of Cheraman Perumal, a legendary king of Kerala, around 354 AD.
Agatti Island Beach Resort offers twenty independent cottages, Air conditioned and Non Air conditioned. There are two categories of cottages: Standard and Deluxe cottages. Standard cottages are located on the beach in between lush green coconut trees. They are smaller than the Deluxe cottages but as much cozy. Deluxe cottages are located on the beach and are beach facing. These cottages are quiet large with added facilities like fridge and television (only in Air conditioned cottage). All cottages are eco-friendly and have a calm atmosphere.Facilities:
The resort also has facilities for arranging business conferences up to 40 persons.
Agatti Island Beach Resort offers some of the best swimming beaches in the world. The island resort offers well arranged aquatic sports like Kayaking, Snorkeling, scuba diving, Glass bottomed boat, canoeing, skiing, excursion to nearby islands and much more.
The bewitching beauty of tropical coral island at its best. And the excitement of life as never before.
We offer free Kayaks for the use of our guests. The kayak is an excellent way to have fun on the water. It not only gives you the exercise but is also fun in racing your friends or family. Traditionally Kayaks are used for short distance transportation. The kayak is propelled by a double bladed paddle. The kayak and its paddle is made of fiber.
The best way to explore under water life without the hassle's of Scuba Diving. Discover the diversity of marine life of these beautiful islands. Explore the underwater world, enjoy the sublime seascapes. The lagoons here are huge and shallow, leaving a lot of space for a good swim. Snorkel trips are organized to nearby island reefs.
What is Snorkeling ?
Snorkeling is a common form of diving on the surface or just below on the surface of the water. A snorkel is a tube that allows the diver to breathe while floating at the water's surface. One end fits in the divers mouth and the other end extends above the water to get the air for breathing. You are provided with a mask to see clearly in the water. Make sure to add this in your list of activities when in Agatti.
A gentle and relaxing activity where the only noise is the wind, the sails and the water lapping against the hull. It can also be a fast active sport where a gust of wind will catch the sail driving you forward with an acceleration which you would not have expected.
Scuba Diving is for those who want to explore the world beneath the sea, hidden to naked eyes. The islands offer a wealth of relatively new, untouched dive site in the world. There are opportunities for divers of all levels of experience, and most dive locations are within an easy boat trip from the shore. Diving is very enjoyable and is the only sport where you feel that you are in a zero gravity environment. A must do activity.
The thrilling sport of fishing. Now closer to you at the Agatti Island Beach Resort. The waters off these islands are abound with sport fish like Tuna, Kingfish, Barracuda, Shark, Snappers, Stonefish to name a few. We have a unique method of fishing called the Poll and Line system available at Lakshadweep Only. Guests are offered options according to their interests: Hardcore fishing fans can take the boats for deep sea fishing, where as those looking for leisure fishing will enjoy Lagoon fishing. And the best part is you can barbeque what you catch.
The resort offers many a options for sea excursions. Trips to neighboring uninhabited islands of Bangaram, Thinnakara, Parali and Kalpitty are offered. There are innumerable facilities for sightseeing and water sports. Kalpitty is a tiny island surrounded by a clear water lagoon. The island is uninhabited and has been developed into a beach. Bangaram is a tiny teardrop shaped island, which lies very close to Agatti Island. Two small islands of Thinnakara and Parali also lie close to Bangaram inside the same lagoon. During the nights, phosphorescent plankton washed ashore on the coral sands impart a blue glow to the beach which is totally enchanting.
The calm Lagoons of Agatti is an ideal location for Water skiing. Facilities and locations are perfect for both beginners and advanced skiers.
Restaurant and Bar:
There is a specialized restaurant at the beach resort. Guests are served continental, chinese and local cuisine. Jain food is also served at the restaurant. Guests are given the option of indoor or outdoor dining. Special arrangements are made for guests who wish to have the food outside, under the cool shade of the tall coconut trees. Moreover, Barbeque are arranged for guests who catch fish from the lagoon.