Sylvan sea shores studded with azure blue waters of the Arabian Sea, miles of sun drenched silvery sands, deep blue lagoons with swaying coconut trees and the awe inspiring marine life describe the postcard perfect Kadmat Island of Lakshadweep archipelago. The picture perfect 8 km long and 550 wide Kadmat Island is situated in Lakshadweep archipelago, 407 km from Kochi in the southernmost Kerala state of India. The beautiful island is surrounded by shallow blue lagoons on its eastern and western sides, and is a heaven for honeymooners, travellers and nature lovers.
The beautiful lagoons are ideal to enjoy some exciting water sporting activities. There is a comparatively large lagoon on the western side of Kadmat Island while its southern tip has long sandy beaches. You can watch Dolphin's frolicking just beyond the reef. The island provides perfect solitude and tranquillity to the weary travellers which they were longing since long. There are aesthetically crafted tourist huts on the island which are situated among the captivating canopies of palm trees facing the beautiful blue lagoons. Lakshadweep island has fairly tale beauty and is very popular among the honeymoon couples and those looking for romantic leisure vacations in the lap of nature during Lakshadweep tourism.
The beautiful Lakshadweep island offers several facilities for water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling, canoeing, kayaking and sailing. Cruise in the glass bottomed boats would be particularly exciting and thrilling as you can have an awe inspiring view of the exotic marine life of the island during Lakshadweep tourism. There are some untouched diving locations on the island where you can experience Zero Gravity environments. Diving is a must to do activity when you are at Kadmat Island. Scuba diving will allow you to explore the sublime seascape of the island which is rich in coral life and marine flora & fauna.
Double bladed kayaks are available on the island resorts for tourists which they can use for marine excursion and also for fun racing with their friends and group members. Sailing is again a very popular activity at Kadamath. Once you are in the blue waters of the island, the only sound that you will hear will be of the wind and the water waves lapping against the hull of your boat. Deep sea fishing, water skiing, parasailing and rafting are some of the water sports that you can enjoy at Kadmat Island. Coral reef excursions are among the popular adventure sports that you can enjoy at Island.
Lakshadweep archipelago consists of 36 islands in Arabian Sea out of which just 10 are inhabited and the remaining 26 are still untouched by human activities. The coral islands with their beautiful lagoons are ideal island escapes for the travellers where they can try a variety of sea foods and exciting sporting activities.
By Air: Kadmat Island is connected by airways with Kochi International Airport. Indian Airlines operates flights till Agatti from where tourists are brought to the island in boats. Helicopter picks up and drop facility is also available from Agatti to Kadamat Island.
By Ship : Passenger ships cruise regularly from Kochi to Kadamat and other major islands of Lakshadweep. Catamaran speed boats are also available which offer their services at economical rates to the tourists. During monsoon months, ship service is temporarily halted but helicopter service remains operational.