Lakshadweep Islands Experience
Lakshadweep Islands are a set of islands (Part of Union Territories of India) in Arabian Sea accessible either from Kochi (Cochin) or Cochin (by 22 hour Boat ride). Only Agatti and Bangaram has private resorts (Kadmat islands have Tourism dept accommodation facility) in Lakshadweep have accommodation facilities for tourists. All islands require prior permit before visiting even for Indian nationals.
Lakshadweep Islands are highly eco-sensitive islands with population spread over 11 islands. Malayalam is spoken in all the islands except Minicoy where people speak Mahl which is written in Divehi script and is spoken in Maldives also. The main occupation of the people is fishing, coconut cultivation and coir twisting.
Lakshadweep Today is considered one of the few remote islands in the world still not connected via modern communication systems. It has corals all around it and pristine beaches and a destination for serious Scuba diving and snorkeling.
Lakshadweep is an expensive destination from the point of view of flight access and stay costs. However its the remoteness and complete seclusion has made it into a destination for honeymooners for over a decade or so.