Minicoy Island

  • 4.6

    Location: Lakshadweep

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

    Phone number not available
    Website not available

    It’s one of the famous islands in Lakshadweep. It’s also known as Malike and along with Virgil, it’s on Maliku atoll, the southernmost atoll of Lakshadweep. The island is situated 425 km west of Trivandrum.


    Fishes underwater the islandThis Island is an ideal destination for a relaxed holiday. The island is best for sightseeing and primary water sports like kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving. besides, the environment is so soothing here, it gives you a calm atmosphere. You can feel relaxed here. The beautiful atmosphere also the environment makes you forget all your worries. So, if you are planning to enjoy an island trip, it is the best.


    This island is about 2 m above the mean sea level on the western side. Its almost a3 to 4 m on the eastern side, and is 11 km long. The Light house of the island is one of the oldest which was constructed in 1885.

    Inside/Outside Views

    beautiful place in minicoy islandThe island encompasses the total area of 4.801 sq. km. Its exclusively known for its vibrant coral reefs, the freshwater and  quaint white-sand beaches of the infinite ocean. This Island is the second-largest island of the Lakshadweep. It is one of the few inhabited islands of the group. It is popular for its luxury beach resorts.

    Opening Hours

    Opens for 24 hours

    Entry & Others Fees

    Free of cost.

    How to Reach

    By Train: The nearest railway station that you can avail of for your travel to Lakshadweep is located in Kochi. Located on the Indian mainland, Kochi has 2 important railway stations that connect it to the entire country – Ernakulum Junction, or South Railway Station, and Ernakulum Town, or North Railway Station. After you reach Kochi, you can avail ships to reach there.

    By Air: Cochin International Airport links Lakshadweep with the mainland. Flights from Cochin are available to most of the airports in India and to selected foreign destinations.

    By Road: If you are in a neighborhood of this place, you can take any service to reach the place.

    Tips for Travellers

    Carry a small bag Where you can carry all the essential things of yours.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit. People from many places come to visit this place.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, it is allowed.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

    Share On Social:

    Table of Contents

    Near Places

    Sorry, no city matched your criteria.