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Kalpeni Islands

Address: Union Territory | 71 km south of Androth, India
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Ranked #4 of 11 Attractions in Lakshadweep
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

This is a beautiful island in Lakshadweep but not the best. The beaches are having sharp stones, corals etc so wear easy waterproof slippers or sandals even while doing water sports or snorkeling. Use suntan waterproof lotions extensively and keep drinking water. Kids must be monitored and taken to shade periodically to avoid skin burn or rashes. Use headgear, goggles... More 

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Bangalore
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We did family vacation of lakshadweep islands with Samudram package. Kalpeni island had amazing coastline and mini islands which lent beautiful landscaping. Blue waters lent a sense of innermost peace . We did snorkeling in Kalpeni island and explored corals popular in this island. Overall , a must visit in one's lifetime :).

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Kalpeni is one of the non-commercialized islands in Lakshadweep and hence a natural beauty. Like most of the tourists, I travelled through SPORTS, Samudram package. After disembarkation, we reached the the SPORTS office on a beach from which one could see two islands - Tilakam and Pitti. It was a beautiful scene. Snorkelling @ Pitti island: We were taken in... More 

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Fremont, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Me and my wife visited this island as part of Coral Reef package from SPORTS along with Karavatti. This resort (they call it tourist hut) has a very beautiful and safe lagoon. You dont see high waves here and the island has lot of stones and coral life (very less sand beaches). The water sports activities we did in the... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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86 reviews 86 reviews
66 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

This is a beautiful island and you can do all water sports here also.Snorekelling and scubadiving can be done here too.a beautiful lagoon and a safe water for swimming.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

coral can be seen here. not very attractive island. package tour from MV Kavarati includes it. nice Arabian sea bath. good fish to watch. some coconut by product material can be seen and purchase. tuna fish are immensely available. kayaking, snorkeling can be made but not as much enjoyable as like Kavarati and Minicoy. over all nice place to visit.... More 

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Anand, India
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Lakshadweep is an ideal place for a family holiday. We visited via SPORTS organisation and had opted for the Coral Reef Package. We moved from island to island during the night in the MV Tipu Sultan and spent the day at the islands. We visited Kalpeni, Kadamat and Minicoy. The white coral reef beaches are an out of the world... More 

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Mumbai
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Lovely Snorkeling Site. The beach is strewn with corals which cut your shoes and legs. Strong currents. The beach resort is basic but nice. Lovely view. Check out http://movingfinger.hubpages.com/hub/How_to_plan_a_trip_to_lakshadweep_and_minicoy_islands for more details

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Mumbai
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78 reviews 78 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

We visited the Island as a part of a conducted tour and stayed there for a day. Arrived in the morning and left in the evening while out ship (M V Tipu Sultan) was waiting in the ocean. The island is very rich in flora and fauna and is a very nice place for snorkeling and kayaking. The beaches have... More 

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mumbai
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

My husband and I spent a day on Kalpeni Island while on a visit to the Lakshadweep. Lakshadweep are a group of Islands very rich in Marine Life. Kalpeni has a beautiful Lagoon very rich in marine life especially the Corals. The Island itself is pretty small but the waters are beautiful. We had a very pleasant day snorkelling and... More 

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