Summer is here and it's getting hotter by the day. The summer months are always a great time to travel. There is no doubt that we all love a short break from our busy lives. And in order to do so, we plan summer trips. When we plan our vacations, we often think of going to a new city or a new country, depending on the budget we set aside. India is a truly blessed when it comes to its natural beauty. But have you ever thought of planning your next vacation to a fascinating island in India? If you want to getaway from your everyday life and enjoy the beauty of the sea and nature, here are a few islands in India where you can go for your next holiday trip.
St. Mary's Island – Karnataka
St. Mary's Island comprises of four small islands and is famous for the Indian historical monuments that it holds. It is situated at a short distance from the coast of Udipi, Karnataka and is one such place that should not be missed by the explorers.
Majuli Island – Assam
If you're the one who loves watching sunrises and sunsets, Majuli island is the perfect place for you to be at. This island has been recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest river island. The best thing to explore here is the Assamese culture. You'll definitely fall in love with this place.
Bet Dwarka – Gujarat
Bet Dwarka is a small island situated 3 km off the coast of Okha, Gujarat. The island is surrounded by beautiful beaches and has some interesting history to it. If you're visiting this island, do not forget to spot dolphins or go for marine excursions.
Divar Island – Goa
Goa is not just popular in India but also around the world. Every year, there are tourists from all over the world who come and explore the beauty of Goa. Not a lot of people know about this island called Divar, which is situated at about 10 km away from Panjim. It's villages, fascinating lively culture and an unmatched feel make it a must visit place for tourists. Also, some scenes from the movie Dil Chahta Hai was shot here.
Diu Island – Gujarat
At Diu, you can experience the perfect blend of Portuguese culture and the Gujarati society. Diu is a very beautiful island lying off the south coast of Gujarat. Exquisite architecture, pleasant beaches and the love of the friendly locals will definitely leave you amazed.
Which one of these islands would you like to visit on your next holiday trip? Let us know in your comments below.