Best of Kiltan Island - Why Should You Visit This Coral Paradise


Are you a beach person?

If yes, here's an Island you need to add to your bucket-list now!

A coral paradise belonging to the Amindivi Subgroup of islands of the Lakshadweep archipelago in India, this island is considered to be famous for its folk culture and beaches. The weather conditions are similar to that of Kerala, and if you're seeking for a perfect getaway this summer - head to the island of Kiltan, a tropical fantasy that has emerged amidst the vast blue sea.

Save time to sleep outside, on the beaches as you say hello to the lesser-know island

Kiltan is situated 51 kms north-east between the Persian Gulf and Sri Lanka and the reef and lagoon are located to the west of the island. The total area of island is 2.20 sq km.

The island is thick in flora and offers the best beaches to explore. For travellers, this island becomes more liveable due to its potential and beautification of the island in general.

Best Time to Visit

You will find all the resorts in Lakshadweep open throughout the year. However, the islands are best visited between October to May.

How to Reach

By Air: Lakshadweep has an airport in the island of Agatti and is very well connected by regular flights from Kochi (Cochin) in Kerala. It takes one and a half hours to travel from Kochi (Cochin) to Agatti; you will further need to take a ferry to reach Kiltan.

By Sea: Passenger ships are organized and arranged by the Lakshadweep Administration which sails from Kochi to Lakshadweep, and gives you an opportunity to sail through the deep blue waters of Arabian Sea. It takes about 18 - 20 hours!


Kiltan Island is open for 24 hours. If you're interested, you can stay as per availability, as accommodation is available nearby.

General Activities

Day / Night Fishing
Turtle Watch
Sun set cruise
Turtle Snorkelling

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