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Reema Bhalla Feb 05 2015

10 most beautiful islands near India

Debangana Sen Feb 05 2015
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Get ready for the ultimate island getaway on these beautiful and heavenly islands near India.

Christmas Island (Australia)

An Australian territory in the Indian Ocean, Christmas Island is located around 3,840 km from India. Famous for its unique flora and fauna as well as the red crab migration, the island is any nature lover’s delight. Book your Delhi to Sydney flight here.

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A well-known honeymoon destination, Mauritius promises you sparkling turquoise waters, amazing sea excursions, eclectic culture, unparalleled luxury and oodles of green tourism. It lies a little less than 4,500 km away from India. Check out some awesome Mauritius holiday packages for your next vacation!

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Kerguelen Archipelago (France)

This is a group of rocky islands in the Indian Ocean, about 7,000 km from the southern tip of India. A perfect place for adventurists, these islands lie far away from civilization and are a tad difficult to access. Tourists can rent cabins and explore the numerous heritage sites and the local wildlife. Fly to France on a Mumbai to Paris flight to explore these beautiful islands.

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Langkawi (Malaysia)

This Malayan archipelago of 99 islands is one of the most visited island destinations in the world. Experience and exotic vacation with delightful sights, thrilling adventure and the colorful local culture on the island. The Langkawi Lagoon Resort is one of the best places to stay here.

Photo from the official website of the Langkawi Resort

Bone Island (Sri Lanka)

This is a popular tourist spot located close to north-eastern coast of Sri Lanka. A great off-the-beaten-track destination, this is a must visit for birdwatchers and those looking for a quiet vacation. It is around 850 km from Chennai. For visiting Bone Island, check out the flights from Chennai to Colombo and enjoy a great vacation time close to nature.

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Reunion (France)

Definitely not your typical tropical island destination, Reunion is going to overwhelm you in all respects. One of the most intriguing spots in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Reunion offers tourists a plenitude of vacation options ranging from serene and relaxing to the truly insane!

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Zanzibar (Tanzania)

Around 4,500 km away from Trivandrum, this famous location of the world’s shortest war has come up to be a popular global tourist spot over the last few decades. From the white sandy beaches, intriguing caves, sprawling saffron fields and excellent nature trails to quaint open air markets and villages, there is a lot to see and do on the Zanzibar Island. Find Delhi to Zanzibar flights here and enjoy a nice holiday to this picturesque location.

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Yet another popular honeymoon destination, Seychelles is more affordable that you can imagine. This tropical paradise is pretty big on ecotourism full of natural reserves and marine parks, coupled with numerous high-energy adventure options. Make a plan to fly to this beautiful destination this vacation. Check out some hotels in Seychelles here for a comfortable sojourn.

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Cocos Keeling Island (Australia)

Located approximately midway between Sri Lanka and Australia, Cocos Islands consist of 27 coral islands and 2 atolls. It is one of Australia’s last unspoiled paradise that offers spectacular views, world-class snorkelling and diving experience, diverse wildlife, empty beaches and a colourful local culture.

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Pulau Ubin (Singapore)

Located just north-east of Singapore, Pulau Ubin gives travellers a glimpse of Singapore of the 1960’s and the simpler pleasures of life. A perfect serene retreat, Pulau offers a lot of nature activities, fresh air and wholesome food.

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This should pretty much cover your coveted dream about an island vacation. Pick from any of these tropical islands near India, and plan your perfect escape!

Further check out these islands in India for some more adventures.

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