Day 1 - 11 Jan 2017
Content: We took a flight from Kochi airport to Agatti Airport. We planned to celebrate our honeymoon on an island in a unique way. A honeymoon is always more enjoyable when it is on an island or by a beach. We designed a honeymoon program for Lakshadweep, which is a new trend these days. Planning a romantic trip is probably the best part after tying the knot. Lakshadweep has only one airport at Agatti, the most beautiful lagoons in Lakshadweep. The airport was located at the southern end of the island. The Agatti Airport has a single terminal, with one boarding gate. We hired an auto from the airport gate to the ferry point.
Day 1 - 11 Jan 2017
Content: We took a boat to Kadmat Island, the most stunning island in Lakshadweep. It was one of the hundreds of islands in Lakshadweep. The top reasons to chose this place as our honeymoon destination are sun-kissing the beach, spotting turtles, and water sports. It was a narrow and long island that lies in between Amini Island and Chetlat Island. The most special thing about the island was the spectacular lagoons on its eastern and western sides. It was one of the most ideal destinations with the presence of rich marine life and sandy beaches. We transferred to our accommodation.
Content: The first sight of the island was breathtaking. The view from the boat was mind-blowing, the calm water hugged the silver sand on the shore. This beautiful view impressed our hearts. The trees around the island were neatly arranged along the beach with some boats. We checked in to the Kadmat Beach Resort. The staff was welcomed with a drink. The room was very spacious and clean. We had dinner and spend the remaining time in the room.
Day 2 - 12 Jan 2017
Content: After breakfast, we set a full day to explore the underwater world of the island. Kadmat is a beautiful and largest island in Lakshadweep, located in the Arabian sea. It was surrounded by long and sandy beaches that make the place one of the ideal tourist destinations in the region. It was the perfect place to enjoy various water sports activities. The blue water lagoon made our day a perfect one on our trip. The resort itself offered well-arranged aquatic sports like kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, glass-bottomed boat journey, and an excursion to nearby islands, and much more. The best way to explore underwater life was scuba diving. The sea was absolutely beautiful, diving is great and thrilling. As our guide's instructions, we were supposed to follow without considering how nervous we were. We could explore local dive sites like Jack Point, Shark Alley, The Cave, and Turtle City, where the names say it all. We got opportunities to travel the reefs off Amini, Bitra, Suheli, and Pitti. The guide was very friendly and lovable. He helped us to explore the island uniquely. We got complete privacy too.
Content: We ended the day watching the sunset on the shore of Kadmat Beach. It was the perfect place to go for a perfect relaxing trip. The sun setting made the sky more colorful and added glory to the island. Kayaking into the glorious colorful sunset was an activity I have never done before. We tried some local sweet dishes and a special item called coconut apple. We spend a very romantic night on the shore of Kadmat beach.
Day 3 - 13 Jan 2017
Content: After breakfast from Kadmat Island, we took another boat to reach Bangaram Island. Bangaram is an international tourist destination that consists of turquoise clear water, sparkling coral reefs, blue sky, and silver sands. The blue waters, idyllic sunsets, romantic beachside dinners, picturesque views, pleasant climate are the main segments of a perfect honeymoon destination. Lakshadweep is a perfect destination because of the presence of these exotic elements.
Content: We chose Bangaram Island as our first destination because it offers the best diving and snorkeling experiences. We opted to stay at Bangaram Island as it is full of isolated beaches and hidden coves. Bangaram Island Resort is the only option to stay on the island. There are only 4-AC cottages which were reserved only for VVIPs. We got a beautiful cottage facing the sea. The rooms are well-maintained with enough space and amenities. The cottage was set in a beautiful landscape. We spend remaining day walking around the island.
Content: We had dinner from the cottage restaurant. They offered an open-air dinner on the shore of the beach. They presented a beautiful candle-light dinner as a welcome gift. The staff of the restaurant offered fresh juice along with sweets and fruits. The island was mainly attracted to mostly by international travelers because of the presence of isolated and beautiful beaches lined by beautiful coconut palms. A romantic beach dinner was arranged by them. The first day on the island was perfect and happy for us.
Day 4 - 14 Jan 2017
Content: After breakfast, we headed to explore the island on foot. The morning walk through the silver sand of Bangaram was more relaxing and rejuvenating. While walking around the island we found local men up the tree tapping and getting Mira (local brew). We tried it with the help of a local man, which was sweet and milky in taste made from coconut flowers. Then we had lunch from the hotel and proceed to enjoy water sports activities on the island.
Content: We proceeded to experience the island's most popular water activity. Bangaram Island is commonly known for water sports like deep-sea fishing and scuba diving. It was so thrilling for us to connect with the underwater world. The water was very calm and pleasant for diving. The island is located on Lakshadweep and is considered one of the ten most beautiful mysterious beaches. Snorkeling, windsurfing, parasailing, kayaking, and water skiing are other water activities available on the island. We drove under water with the breathing equipment and can enjoy watching the amazing marine life. We enjoyed each and every part of the activity. We accompanied along with a friendly guide arranged by the hotel representative.
Content: We returned to the shore and consume the evening by simply taking sunbath under warm sun rays. Of course, nothing as beautiful as watching the sun gradually sink beyond the horizon with your partner. We watched sunsets with our toes in the soft and creamy sand. We waited till the sky get dark to enjoy candlelight dinner.
Day 5 - 15 Jan 2017
Content: After breakfast from the resort, checked out and we headed back to Agatti Island. We set the last day to explore Agatti Island. Agatti Islands is considered another jewel from the Lakshadweep group of islands in India. Every corner of the island is rich with natural vegetation and beautiful geographical formations. The boat journey to the island was fascinating. We caught the glimpse of the sky as it dances its way on the water. Agatti Island is the ‘Gateway to Lakshadweep’, as it is the only island with an airport and many other transits means. We were transferred to our resort to dropping our bags.
Content: We checked in to the resort, to drop our bags and had lunch. The rooms are spacious as well as well-maintained. Individual cottages offered complete privacy on the island. A stay in beach huts was very unique to experience. It was the perfect place to enjoy a honeymoon with my wife. Standard cottages are located on the beach in between the lush green coconut trees. Deluxe cottages are also available, which was facing the lagoon.
Content: There was a specialized restaurant at the beach resort. Guests are served continental, Chinese, and local cuisine, Jain foods were also served at the restaurant. Guests are given the option of indoor or outdoor dining. We had lunch at the outdoor dining. They presented a buffet arranged outside on the shore of the beach. We could enjoy delicious south Indian meals by watching the calm and pleasant sea. The cool shade of the tall coconut trees gave a very pleasant atmosphere.
Content: I spend the evening, walking around the island with my wife. The best way to explore the beauty of the island is on foot. We walked through the beautiful beach of Agatti Island which was surrounded by coconut and Palm trees. We could taste fresh coconut water. Island also houses the only museum in Lakshadweep, and the museum gives the tourists a great insight into the history of this remote speck of land. A long walk on the beach in the fresh and unpolluted atmosphere of the island gave an amazing experience. In the evening, we spend time relaxing on the sand watching the splendid sea.
Content: We enjoyed a romantic candlelight dinner. We started with soup and tried seafood. We had octopus fry, appams, and tuna curry. The sky was very dark and stars shining added glory to our dinner. The food was average in taste but ambience made dinner extraordinary.
Day 6 - 16 Jan 2017
Content: After breakfast, we headed to explore the deep sea in a glass-bottom boat and spend some time fishing in the sea. The island is best known for its beautiful corals and sea turtles. We could watch unique and colorful fishes. We had nice and memorable experience. The water was very calm and pleasant.
Day 6 - 16 Jan 2017
Content: After lunch from the resort, we checked out the cottage and headed to Agatti airport to board a flight to Kochi. The island is at a distance of 459 km from Kochi. We reached Kochi International airport by evening. The flight departed on time and our journey towards the city started. We reached Cochin International Airport and hired a taxi to the resort which was booked in advance.
Content: We checked in to the most famous resort in the city, Bolgatty Palace. It was located very close to Bolgatty Palace. Literally, it is an Island of Calm right amid the bustling City of Kochi. The heritage is meant for natural beauty as it overlooks the backwaters and the port. The rooms, as well as the restaurant, were very beautiful. We had dinner at the resort. They provided wide varieties of dishes.
Day 7 - 17 Jan 2017
Content: We spend a day exploring the resort. We enjoyed various facilities offered by the resort. The staffs were very kind and friendly. It is popularly known as the honeymooners' paradise. They offered perfect ayurvedic massage and spa treatments. Other facilities in the property include a golf ground, swimming pool, health club, boat cruise, recreation center, and beer parlor. We went cycling around the resort to various spots, perfect for a photo shoot. It was a perfect spot for a day trip with loved ones. We hired a taxi by late evening to the airport and broad a flight to our hometown. This was our perfect honeymoon trip and memorable in our lifetime.