Want to enjoy your holiday in a place where you can hear the sounds of seagulls or the sound of water crashing over rocks or simply sit on rocks and enjoy the sunset. Well in that case you can simply include Island in your holiday plans to enjoy these. Just imagine spending your holiday on land which is surrounded with water from all four sides, beautiful nature, sublime climate, isn't it a moment of utter happiness in its own way. So plan your holiday on some island and witness absolute heaven on earth.
Let's have a look at some of the islands in India which can be a great holiday destination.
Imagine yourself sitting on your beach chair on a beach, sipping on your drink with clear blue ocean water in front of your eyes and sunlight filtering through palm tree leaves reflecting its shadow on the sand. Sounds like some kind of a movie scene isn't it but if you are dreaming for a Holiday destination of this kind then Havelock Island which is the Tropical gateway of India is the best island to add to your travel list now. There are many beaches like Kalapathar beach, Elephant beach, Vijayanagar beach and many more where you can rest in the available beach huts or luxury hotels. If you are having a tiring day, you can also enjoy rejuvenating spa at these luxury hotels. You can plan your holiday in Havelock Islands during The month of October to May which is the best time to visit. You can enjoy diving in crystal clear water and can explore coral reefs as well during this time of the year.
Every thought of visiting someplace on your holiday which has an active volcano and brilliant topography then Barren Island in Andaman should be on your travel list. The barren island is surrounded by clear water which is known as the world's best scuba diving site. So if you are planning for scuba diving on your trip ten Barren island can be the best place to visit to get the best experience. You can get a ferry or seaplane ride to get a closer look at the island and see the active volcano as well. Some of the tour packages are available in Andaman and Nicobar islands. The best time to visit Barren Island is between November to February.
Situated in the Laccadive Sea at the coasts of Kerala, the Lakshadweep islands are a group of 36 palm-laden coral islands. Forget all your stress and dive into the exquisite beauty of this island. Witness a beautiful environment situated at the backdrops of deep turquoise waters of the Arabian sea. Let loose the champion inside and enjoy various water activities like scuba diving and snorkeling. The best time to visit Lakshadweep island is between October to April. There are around five ships from Kochi which can take you to Lakshadweep island. It would take around 14 to 20 hours to reach the island. Ship fare may range from 2000 to 5000 rupees depending on the type of ship and seat taken. Before visiting the island do remember to get an entry permit from the Lakshadweep tourism office which is situated in Kochi in order to enter the island region.
Visiting a place where you can get a glimpse of Portugal in India can be a great element of surprise and if that's on your bucket list then Diu island is the perfect place that should be on your travel list. You can spend time and enjoy your time on the exquisite white sand beaches and munching over tropical food on Diu Island with a pinch of Gujrati touch since it is situated at the Southern coast of Kathiawar Peninsula. The best time to visit Diu island is in summer between March and July during which you can take an active part in many beach activities and water sports which are held and can make your holiday experience more wonderful. You can visit the Old Diu where you can get a glimpse of Portugal in India through its beautiful Portuguese architecture.
Surrounded by the backwaters of Kerala the Ponnumthuruthu Island in Trivandrum, Kerala also known as The Golden island is a beautiful getaway for nature lovers. So if you are an admirer of nature then Golden Island should be on your travel list. The sweet chirping of birds and the mineral springs will mesmerize you with a great melody sung by mother nature.
Ever wondered of witnessing a ray of beaming sunshine and sunset over a moss-filled land touching the horizon. Well if that's so then you can visit Majuli Island. Get a chance to enter Assamese culture and taste delicious northeastern food. The best time to visit Majuli is between October to December.