(Last Updated on : 13/09/2014)
Minicoy beach is the beautiful beach in Lakshadweep
Islands. This sea beach of virgin beauty is located at a distance about 398 kilometres from Kochi
or Cochin. It is a very beautiful and alluring place. Minicoy Island is a picturesque destination in Lakshadweep and is an amazing city to visit. Minicoy Island and its beach are the popular tourist spot and are bounded by a land of natural beauty with fresh spread out water. Minicoy Beach is also well known for its second name, Maliku.
Minicoy beach is a sea beach of sandy crescent shaped beachfront. It has some of the largest lagoons found amongst the other beaches in Lakshadweep Islands. With a 300 foot tall lighthouse on the beach of Minicoy acting as the main tourist attraction, it is no doubt that Minicoy is one of the most popular beaches in Lakshadweep. With it being the most developed islet on Lakshadweep Island. It offers the picturesque beauty and many other water-sports activities.
Minicoy Beach is a place of astounding beauty of nature and leisure, where one can spend the romantic honeymoon holidays. It is one of the few inhabited islands in Lakshadweep Islands.
Minicoy Beach has been blessed by abundant natural beauty. Juma Masjid and Lighthouse are the major attractions of this Minicoy Island. It is the only island which is open to foreign tourists. This magnificent place is bounded by the blue waters of the islands offering a colossal view. Minicoy Island is famous for its important centre for tuna canning and tuna fishing. The colourful boats, wonderful fishes and the delightful gastronomy in this beach give one complete package of leisure tourism. Various coconut palms sunshade and hues will provide the tourists most stunning views.
Minicoy beach offers more than just a beach experience to the tourist. Minicoy beach not only offers nature tourism but also the music and sea beach festivals in the peak seasons.
Minicoy Island and the beach are easily accessible by waterways. However one could either catch an Indian Airlines flight or a cruise from Mumbai while another travel option would be taking a boat from the various other islands. Minicoy offers accommodation options to visitors in the form of cottages and hotels which are well maintained and serve hygienic food.