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    Kavaratti Island

    Kavaratti is the administrative capital of Lakshadweep. This island is blessed with a unique natural beauty that enchants the tourists with its bewitching landscape. It is the second most populous island in Lakshadweep after Androth Island. A blend of traditional culture and modern infrastructure attract the tourists to this island. In the lagoons around Kavaratti, one can come face to face with star fish, anemones, sea cucumbers and innumerable fishes of different varieties and colors.


    Kavaratti Island is situated far away from the maddening crowd of mainland. Kavaratti is in the centre of Lakshadweep islands and covers an area slightly more than 4 sq km. The solitude and the silent atmosphere provides eternal happiness, rejuvenation, vigor and energy to the tourists. The facilities available in Kavaratti for water skiing, snorkeling, swimming, kayaking and sailing will provide an absolute sense of happiness and satisfaction to the tourists.


    The Kavaratti museum displays different types of shells, extra ordinary and numerous fishes preserved in glass jars. Just next to the museum is the Dolphin Dive centre that offers diverse PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) programmes for amateur and professional divers. The trained and expert divers give instructions on diving and other water sports at PADI which is one of the world’s largest leisure diving organization.


    From the mainland, Kavaratti could be easily accessed by air and sea. This island is at a distance of 404 km (218 nautical miles) from Kochi and is located between Agatti Island on the west and Andrott Island on the east.


    Mohidden Mosque is an ancient mosque that lies to the North- West of Kavaratti. One of the oldest and most striking is the Ujra mosque built by Sheikh Mohammad Kasim. The 17th century structure has an ornate ceiling, said to have been carved out of a single of driftwood. Sheikh Mohammad Kasim’s grave is located in the mosque which is revered by the islanders. A few blocks away from the Ujra Mosque lies an aquarium which is also a museum. The aquarium has a variety of multi – coloured species of fish.


    The climate of Kavaratti is similar to the climatic conditions of Kerala. March to May is the hottest period of the year. The temperature ranges from 25oC to 35oC and humidity ranging from 70 -76 per cent for most of the year. Monsoon prevails here from 15th May to 15th September. During the monsoon time, boats are not allowed outside the lagoon because of the violent sea. The presence of the reef maintains calm at the lagoon.


    PARADISE HUT RESORT
    The resort was inaugurated by the Hon′ble Lakshadweep Administrator Mr. Amar Nath on 22nd December, 2011. The Paradise Hut is ideally located in a prime spot with all modern facilities and high standard food at affordable rates crowned with a touching hospitality is definitely a promising option especially for the domestic tourists to Lakshadweep, who are very often confronted with non-availability of accommodation.


    The resort is ideally situated in a prime spot in Kavaratti Island. The tourist complex is a three storied block including the ground floor, and each floor consists of two cottages. There is now a total of six cottages altogether in this new resort building constructed by the Lakshadweep administration. Tourists can savour the buffet that generally serves Malabar cuisine including spicy tuna fish, chicken and sweet potato. Kavaratti is covered in two packages offered byt the Lakshadweep Tourism department namely Coral Reef and Taratashi packages.


    Pardise Hut Kavaratti


    “SCUBA DIVING”
    The Dolphin Dive Center offers different PADI Dive Programmes for amateur and professional divers. PADI (Professional Association of Diving Instructors) is the world's largest leisure diving organization. One can also hire a glass bottomed boat to view the marine life under the water. The beautiful lagoon in Kavaratti Island is ideal for water sports, swimming. The sandy beaches are tempting locations for sun basking. The marine life exhibits at the Marine Aquarium, and a vast collection of specimens at the Museum are also enchanting.

    Holiday Packages

    Paradise Hut Kavaratti Island

    Suheli Island excursion

    Agatti Island Beach Resort

    Kadmat Island Beach Resort

    Samudram - Ship Tour




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