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Also famous as Andrott Island, Andretti Island is also the largest island present in Lakshadweep. And for travellers, perhaps the best thing about the island is that it is also the closest to Indian subcontinent as per its geographical presence.

Visiting here what would really engage you is this destination’s unmissable charm. Here, the tourists can really hope to spend some really splendid time along with their loved ones. The highlighting factor of this island is its delightful evenings, a perfect time for you to relax and unwind.

Why You Should Visit Andretti Island

Andretti island is quite a good combination of urban life along with nature’s scenic views. Witnessing such a blend helps you realize happiness in its raw form. What’s more is that here, you can also hope to find some Buddhist archaeological remains along with the tomb of Saint Hazrat Ubaidullah. It was also the first island to embrace Islam as a major part of its religion. Thus, if you are exploring something unique then it is definitely worth a shot. 

Top Attractions Around Andretti Island

Kalpeni Island. Famous for its coral debris, Kalpeni Island is all about experiencing and seeing what, perhaps, you may have never seen before in terms of natural beauty. Yes, such is the terrific charm of this place and you won’t be disappointed by travelling here. 

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Kadmat Island. This is another distinctive place to explore while your trip to Andretti Islands. Undoubtedly, Kadmat Island is truly a gem of a destination particularly known for its unmatched natural beauty. It is an opportunity in itself to spend some of the most memorable moments of your life here.  

Amini Island. Its oval shape is the highlighting factor of Amini Island. Corals and building stones have been used for its building purposes. There is an abundance of talented craftsmen who live here and are particularly famous for making walking sticks, tortoise shells, and coconut shells. If you travel here, then you have the option to take one of them as a souvenir. 

Things to do in and Around Andretti Island

Visit Kavaratti. The major highlight of this place is its warm beaches and deep lagoons. If you make a visit to Kavaratti then don’t forget to indulge yourself in swimming, kayaking and scuba diving. These are the kind of experiences which one remembers for a lifetime. 

Visit Chetlat Island. It is situated at a distance of around 432 km from Kochi. On the eastern side of the island, there is a beautiful coral belt. It is said that this belt broadens at the northern side also covering the southern end of the island and is a result of storms.

Best Time to Visit Andretti Island

The best time to visit the island and Lakshadweep as a whole group of islands is from October to May. However, the time when you must avoid planning a trip to Lakshadweep is during the monsoon months due to the bad climatic conditions. 

How to Reach Andretti Island

It is to be noted that Andretti Island, Lakshadweep cannot be travelled via road or train network. The only available means of transportation is either via air connectivity or by ships. 

By Air. The nearest airport from Andretti Island is the Laccadive Airport. However, you deboard at the airport, you would need to take a ship to reach the island.  

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