Vacation at these 5 must-visit islands in Andhra Pradesh

Did you know Andhra Pradesh is home to many islands, nestled amidst its lakes and the Bay of Bengal? Yes, the vast coastline of the Telugu state has small islands undiscovered by tourists that boast off unmatched landscapes that are perfect for a relaxing vacation. If you are an adventure enthusiast who loves to explore the unexplored, here are 5 must-visit islands in Andhra Pradesh for your next vacation.

Plan your next visit to these below listed tucked away islands in Andhra Pradesh

#1 Bhavani Island

Situated in the midst of the Krishna River in Vijayawada, the Bhavani Island is considered one of the biggest river islands in India. The 133 acres island is open to tourists with a number of entertaining things to do. A dinosaur park, garden maze, mirror maze, golf and badminton simulators and cycling tracks are major attractions. The mesmerising views of the majestic river during sunrise and sunset top the list. Book your stay at the numerous resorts here for a relaxing vacation in Andhra Pradesh.

#2 Hope Island

Formed in the 18th century, by the sediments carried by the Koringa River, a distributary of the Godavari, this tadpole-shaped island is located off the coast of Kakinada in the Bay of Bengal. Largely populated by the fishermen folk, this small island is an interesting adventure to take up in Andhra Pradesh. Rich in history and culture, this small island on the Kakinada Bay also acts as a protector from the storms coming from the Bay of Bengal. Lesser known to tourists, this island is yet to become a tourist hub. One can choose to stay on land and visit this place along with many other interesting things to do in Kakinada.

#3 Sriharikota

Best known for ISRO’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota is a barrier island off the Bay of Bengal coast in the Tirupati District of Andhra Pradesh. This satellite launcher site is also a picturesque location for a quick daytime holiday. The Pulikat Lake, located nearby, is the second largest brackish water lagoon and holds a strong history in the growth of India. Fishing being the major occupation, flora and fauna of this place is a major attraction. Located at a distance of 105 km from Chennai, many resorts are available on the highway for a relaxing stay.

#4 Venadu

An island village in the Nellore District of Andhra Pradesh, Venadu is surrounded by the Pulicat Lake. Sooth your body and soul on this unexplored island covered in greenery and surrounded by blue waters. This land is rich in local traditions and culture, making it one of the must-visit islands in Andhra Pradesh. The Venadu Mosque is one of the major attractions.

Also read: Top heritage sites in Andhra Pradesh you must shortlist for 2023

#5 Irukkam Island

Yet another river island located in Pulicat Lake is Irukkam Island. This beautiful vacation spot in Andhra Pradesh is also worth a visit for a relaxing stay. One can visit the other two Venadu and Sriharikota islands along with the Irukkam Islands in one go. The island shares a boundary with Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, which is a popular island vacation getaway. Book your stay in the various resorts here for a relaxing vacation.

Stay tuned to Yo! Vizag for more updates.

Leave a Comment

Recent Posts

Divine Touch School Vizag: Education with Vedic wisdom

"Knowledge is the king of education, the most secret of all secrets. It is the…

13 hours ago

6 web series releasing on OTT in June first week to begin your binge

With the end of the IPL, if you’re wondering what should be the next thing…

14 hours ago

DRM office in Visakhapatnam bags award for implementation of official language

The office of the Divisional Railway Manager (DRM), Visakhapatnam, won the first prize award for…

15 hours ago

Boeing selects 20 Visakhapatnam polytechnic students for aerospace training

A group of 20 students, comprising eight girls and 12 boys, have been selected for…

17 hours ago

Visakhapatnam Collector directs officials to end drug menace among students

Visakhapatnam District Collector A Mallikarjuna has directed the officials concerned to step up the drive…

20 hours ago

Welcome June with these 6 movies releasing on OTT in the first week

This week, OTT platforms are set to deliver an exhilarating lineup of movies, bringing the…

1 day ago