Indian Islands To Visit That Are Better Than Maldives

 India boasts of a distinctive coastal landscape, featuring a breathtaking array of islands. Let's explore 10 of the best!

1. Majuli Island, Assam

This is the world's largest river island with vibrant cultures, where you can explore its lush rice paddies & traditional Mishing villages.

2. Havelock Island, Andaman & Nicobar Island

Havlock Island has beautiful beaches, clear blue waters, and healthy coral reefs. You can also choose to go on underwater adventures here.

Cruise through the peaceful Kerala backwaters on a traditional houseboat. Enjoy lush landscapes & delicious local food for a relaxed lifestyle.

3. Munroe Island, Kerala

Head to this car-free haven for a relaxed getaway. Rent a bike, discover quiet beaches, & enjoy breathtaking sunsets.

4. Neil Island, Andaman & Nicobar Island

5. Pamban Island, Tamil Nadu

Connected to mainland India by a bridge, this island offers a blend of historical charm and natural beauty to visitors.

6. Agatti Island, Lakshadweep

Explore this island with clear blue waters, vibrant coral reefs, and sandy beaches, providing activities like kayaking & snorkelling, or just relax in the tropical sun.

7. Divar Island, Goa

This island in Goa's backwaters exhibits Portuguese colonial vibes, offering old churches, heritage houses, and savouring delicious Goan cuisine.

8. Elephanta Island, Maharashtra

Visit this island devoted to the Hindu god Shiva, housing iconic cave temples from the 5th century AD.

9. Poovar, Kerala 

Surrounded by backwaters and coconut groves, Poovar provides a peaceful getaway where you can enjoy a boat ride in mangroves & spot exotic birds.

10. Willingdon Island, Kochi

You can explore the remote island's unique and beautiful wildlife by hiking through the rain-forest.

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