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Island of Thinnakara

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This place steals your heart

We transferred to Thinakkara island from Bangaram and thought nothing can top Bangaram. Boy, were... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Akshada B
White coral dust island so serene scenic

if you have not been to any island. this one here in Indian political map will be the pinnacle of... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Jaipur, India
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
| 8 km northeast from Agatti, Agatti, India
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Thinnakara is an Amazing island near Bangaram. Only nature friendly beach non a/c tents are available at thinnakara. It is always advisable to stay maximum 2 days at thinnakara island. All the water related activities are available. Staff also very friendly. We are really thankful...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We transferred to Thinakkara island from Bangaram and thought nothing can top Bangaram. Boy, were we proved wrong. The island is robinson crusoe island and if you're lucky you could be inhabiting this entire island by yourself. This is a tourist island and utterly charming....More

2  Thank Akshada B
Reviewed 10 January 2018

if you have not been to any island. this one here in Indian political map will be the pinnacle of all. only the luxury factor is not there unlike Maldives. if you are here you have many things to do, ship wreck, scuba, kayaking, trekking,...More

2  Thank khushalsharma
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Beautiful islands with white sand in midst of blue waters. Yes, just as you have seen in the movies. We were there in the islands for 3 nights. We just loved our time there. We were able to do few water sports activities( snorkelling, scuba...More

3  Thank MithunHari
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We stayed in January 2017 for 2 nights here after our 2N stay at Bangaram Island Reosrt .. check out my review for Bangaram island resort as well . A privately owned island ( asmall tear drop shaped island situated to the east of Bangaram...More

2  Thank Guddati_C_Sekhar
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The government-owned accommodation on Thinnakara is very basic: a tent under a bamboo thatched-roof frame with a tiny 'green' toilet. As on Bangaram, the water smells strongly of sulfur. But the beaches make up for it! This was easily the most fun we had in...More

2  Thank TheGoodLifeWithIQ
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This island is near Bangaram island in Lakshadweep.It takes about one and half hour from Agatti island,where the only airport of Lakshadweep is situated.There are few tents with temporary toilets.No air conditioning, but required basic facilities are there.This is a very small island.I finished one...More

2  Thank Mitali2015
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Beautiful place to get rid of all your tension..an uninhabited island. The island lay calm and quiet. There are 12 Swiss cottages of SPORTS, and few employees are available. you will get very simple food, they are very cordial. There are some water sports activities...More

1  Thank Leenasarada
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The beauty of the place is breathtaking. It is a quite getaway for a weekend. There are some good activities too, in the form of snorkelling, scuba diving etc. However, the food is just reasonable and nothing that you would write home about. There is...More

1  Thank drbijupaul
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful but primitive! You've probably never seen anything like this in your life - beautiful. I imagine this is how the Maldives looked 50 years ago before any tourism got going. Unspoilt beauty with every cliche fulfilled: swaying palms, soft white sand, crystal azure water...More

1  Thank Melissa G
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Manuel F
4 November 2017|
Response from TheGoodLifeWithIQ | Reviewed this property |
Hi Manuel, if you're on a tight budget, then any island in the Lakshadweep is not a good idea: it's all very expensive, and the only accommodation options are the places run by the government. As far as I know, there aren't... More
Mainak D
17 May 2017|
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Response from Melissa G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there's no problem about smoking although you can't buy them there. Have a wonderful time
7 March 2017|
Response from TheGoodLifeWithIQ | Reviewed this property |
Hi pinkflower, All bookings anywhere on the Lakshadweep islands need to be done through the local government's tourism department (or a travel agent who coordinates with them). Private homestays purport to offer... More