6 Most Romantic Beach Islands In India With White Sands & Aquamarine Waters

by Tania Tarafdar
by Tania Tarafdar 2579

Is Goa your answer to everything that involves a beach? The Maldives, maybe? Or do you prefer Thailand? Wherever it is that you’re planning your next beach holiday – STOP – and consider heading to these beach islands within our beautiful country for that perfect romantic retreat with your bae. The white beaches and the aquamarine waters will sedate you into true ecstasy.

1. Havelock Island, Andaman

Book your tickets to the Andamans and explore the astounding Havelock Island. Havelock Island is Mother Nature’s way of gently nudging all of us into believing that pristine white sands, aquamarine waters, and kind people still exist. The epitome of relaxation, Havelock has lots to offer from gorgeous dive sights and beautiful forests to a plethora of diverse birds and even an elephant who loves to swim in the sea. Here are 6 Destinations In India With Both Mountains & Beaches To Enjoy The Best Of Both Worlds.

Elephant Beach At Havelock Island

Elephant Beach At Havelock Island

2. Divar Island, Goa

The next time you visit Goa, don’t forget to stay a couple of days at Divar Island. This hidden gem is situated just 10km upstream from Panjim. Situated across the gushing river of Mandovi, you can immerse yourself in the lively culture and bustling countryside feels here. Hold your bae’s hand and explore the European Houses, Portuguese landmarks, and the iconic Our Lady Of Compassion Church here. You can feel your Insta-feed with breathtaking pictures here.

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3. St. Mary’s Island, Karnataka

Think secluded beach, white sands beneath your feet, birdsong all around and you get the hidden gem of a beach in Karnataka, St Mary’s Island. A little way off from Malpe, this quiet beach is brimming with science and how! No wonder it’s been crowned as a National Geological Monument in India. St Mary’s Island has some unique rock formations, in the shape of black columns to be precise. And these are what make the island gain its geological relevance. These rocks are actually basaltic in nature meaning volcanic!

Picture Credits: St. Mary’s Island

4. Grande Island Near Goa

An hour away from the main city of Goa, the Grande Islands are where the adventure junkies gather! If you are an adventure-loving couple, this island offers some exciting diving spots for beginners and experienced alike. Here you can spot groupers and butterflyfish in the sandy patches of ‘Grande Banks’. This site is also popular for its whip and table corals. Stay In These Colourful Goan Beach Huts At ₹1400 & Enjoy Stunning Sea Views.

pearl diving bahrain

Pearl Diving

5. Kavaratti Island, Lakshadweep

Indulge in water sports activities including scuba diving at Kavaratti island. Spend hours submerged in the fresh and blue waters and swim past the fishes, touch the corals and witness the magical world of ocean life. Witness galaxies of fishes like lionfish, butterflyfish, squid, sea cucumbers, turtles, and living coral reefs. The shallow waters of Lakshadweep make it favourable for snorkeling too.

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6. Kalpeni, Lakshadweep

You don’t exactly need to go to the Maldives for a romantic getaway, the Kalpeni islands in Lakshadweep filled with crystal clear waters, pristine beaches, and lush greenery. The island is just so serene, soothing, and perfect for a romantic retreat. The months between September to May are the best time to visit Lakshadweep. Here are 8 Most Secluded Beaches Of India To Have An Ideal Social Distancing Vacation.

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How many of these gorgeous beach islands have you visited?