Henry's Island, Bakkhali, West Bengal

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Things To do in Bakkhali


Henry's Island is a peaceful and serene island located near the village of Bakkhali in the South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, India. Situated just 140 kilometers away from the vibrant city of Kolkata, this captivating island offers a quick escape for both locals and tourists. Renowned for its tranquillity, unspoiled beaches, and thriving crab population, Henry's Island attracts visitors from around the world. The island, named after a 19th-century British explorer, provides comfortable accommodation options in cottages, resorts, and guest houses, along with delectable local cuisine. Visitors can bask in the breathtaking sunrises and sunsets, leisurely stroll along the pristine beach, and take in the panoramic views. Water enthusiasts can indulge in swimming in the clear waters and savor the beauty of the golden sands, picturesque beaches, and calming mangrove trees. A must-see is the watchtower inside the Sundari Tourist Complex, offering a magnificent panoramic view of the beach.

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