Agatti is a 5.6 km long island blessed with aquatic diversity that comprises coral growths, multi colored fishe and sea turtles. Being the gateway to Lakshadweep, Agatti is a small chain of islands that lies about 459 km off Cochin from the mainland and the nearest island, Bangaram is situated at a distance of about 7 km in the southwest direction. Agatti's total land area is spread over an area of 2.7 km². The eastern shore comprises of sand that rises from the level of reef flat at the time of low tides. The southern side of the island is less populated whereas the main population of the island lies in the nouthern side.
Agatti is also the only place in Lakshadweep which has an airport that makes this small island even far more accessible and within the reach of the tourists. The slow pace of life at the island is really wonderful experience and makes someone feel every moment of life is precious. Agatti travel guide will be a good source to get to know about the place. Adventurous aquatic sports like snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, fishing, sailing and Water Skiing on the beaches makes this place a virtual paradise for the travelers. A road runs through the island, which can be best enjoyed by hiring a bicycle available at many places