(Last Updated on : 19/06/2018)
Minicoy beach is the beautiful beach
Islands. It is a picturesque destination in Lakshadweep and is an amazing city
to visit. It is one of the 36 small islets of Lakshadweep group of Islands
, also known as Maliku in the local language
. It 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.
Location of Minicoy Beach
Minicoy beach is located at a distance of about 398 kilometres from Kochi
or Cochin. It is located amidst the vast expanse of Arabian Sea
Attractions of Minicoy Beach
Minicoy beach is exclusively known for its vibrant coral reefs, quaint white-sand beaches and the fresh water of the infinite ocean. It is the second largest Island of the Lakshadweep. 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 picturesque beauty and many other water sports activities
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.
Visiting Information of Minicoy Beach
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 various other islands. Minicoy offers accommodation options to visitors in the form of cottages and hotels which are well maintained and serve hygienic food.