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  • Resorts in Havelock Island includes Barefoot Resort, Havelock Island Beach Resort, Symphony Palms Beach Resort and many more. If you’re seeking a little respite from the maddening streets of cities, these Havelock Island resorts are your guarantee to a tropical paradise. Swerved off the beaten paths, these resorts carry promises of luxury and comfort, spiked with the perfect amount of adventure and natural wilderness. 

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    Priding themselves on the exceptional facilities and hospitality that has enabled them to amass the popularity they currently enjoy, you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to picking a resort for your stay in Havelock during your trip to Andaman.

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    Take a break from the frantic hustle and bustle of routine life, and spend a few days of uninterrupted bliss amongst nature and Havelock’s best with exciting available tours of Andaman Islands. At the end of a hard day’s water sports adventures and exploration, retire to the comforts of your room, with nothing but the ebbing and flowing of the sea waves to sing you to sleep. Irrespective of the duration of your trip, these fifteen resorts in Havelock Island will have you keep coming back for more! 

    Here is a list of resorts in Havelock Island:

  • 01Havelock Island Beach Resort

    Havelock Island Beach Resort
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    Cocooned amidst lush and untouched beauty of Havelock, the Havelock Beach Island Resort is the most popular of all Havelock island resorts. The unhindered views of the vast green stretches coupled with top-notch hospitality and service staff of the hotel have endeared it to countless travelers over the years. 

    Lined with lavishly decorated and richly furnished deluxe and suite cottages the resort prides itself on the flawless room service, making guests feel right at home. Fusing the comforting touches of luxury with the raw wilderness of the surrounding beauty, Havelock Beach Island Resort remains unrivalled. If you are visiting Andaman for the first time, here is a list of popular places in Andaman you must visit during your Andaman Tour.

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    Amenities & activities:

    - Air conditioning
    -Tea / Coffee maker
    - Mini fridge
    -Hair dryer
    -Dental kit
    -LED TV
    -24 hour room service


    Deluxe Cottage - Starting INR 9,000 per night

    Beach Facing Suite - Starting INR 11,000 per night

    Location:  Beach No. 2, Govind Nagar, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211
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  • 03Barefoot at Havelock

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    One of the most frequented resorts in Havelock Island is the Barefoot Resort, nestled in an unmatched location which looks upon the spectacular Triangular Sea. The resort boasts of top grade room service and hospitality to ensure comfort. Skirting the resort is a dense mangrove forest, a narrow path through which leads to a beautiful white sand beach.  

    The surrounding greenery is the rustic touch that complements the comforts that the resort promises. Shed your troubles and woes, and delve deep into a world of adventure, luxury, and comfort. To make your holiday exciting you must book cruise rides in Andaman.


    - Wifi
    - Spa
    - Multi-cuisine  restaurant
    - Room service

    Price (approx):

    Air-Conditioned Andaman Villa - INR 15500

    Air-Conditioned Nicobari Cottages - INR 14500

    Air-Conditioned Tented Cottages - INR 10500

    Fan-Cooled Duplex Cottage- INR 18500

    Fan-Cooled Nicobari Villa - INR 22500

    Location: Beach N0. 7, Radhanagar Village Havelock Island Andaman Islands, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

  • 04Eco Villa Palm Beach Resort

    Eco Villa Palm Beach Resort
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    One of the more budget-friendly resorts in Havelock Island, the Eco Villa Palm Beach Resort appeals to budding travelers running on a budget. While the resort is fairly pocket-friendly, it boasts of commendable room service and hospitality, along with surprising amenities. With rooms opening up to the endless blanket of the sea, the envelope of raw nature thrives in perfect sync with the warm comfort of your rooms.


    - Refrigerator / Mini Bar
    - Television with a cable line
    - Complimentary Breakfast
    - Attached Bathroom with hot shower


    Bamboo hut A/c- INR 3,150

    Triplex Villa – INR 3,640

    Beach Front A/c villa – INR 3,850

    Location: Beach 2, Govind Nagar, Havelock Island, South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

    Check out the list of hotels in Port Blair for a peaceful stay during your trip.

  • 05Dolphin Resort

    Dolphin Resort
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    Engulfed by the bounties of nature, and neighboring a beautiful white sand beach, the Dolphin Resort is an intoxicating blend of rustic wilderness and pampering luxury. Housing opulent cottages and villas that boats of incredible sea views, the hospitality and room service is matchless here. Each room is well furnished and lavishly decorated, making your stay delightful and comfortable, no matter which room you opt for.

    Amenities & activities:

    -Complimentary breakfast
    -24 hours running water
    -Travel desk
    -Laundry service

    Price (approx): Deluxe Room – INR 4,400

    Location: No. 5, Govind Nagar, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

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  • 06Symphony Palms Beach Resort

    Symphony Palms Beach Resort
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    One of the rare few resorts in Havelock Island that are pet-friendly, the luxury of Symphony Palms Beach Resort has lured in countless travelers over the years. Canopied by tall palm trees and skirting the sandy shores of a mesmerizing beach, the resort features several plush cottages that are extremely well furnished with state of the art facilities and decor.

    Amenities & activities:

    -Tea / coffee maker
    -Wooden interior
    -Room service
    -Complimentary breakfast and parking facility
    -Restaurant & bar
    -Child friendly
    -Pet friendly

    Price (approx): 

    Havelock Casa - INR 7,700 per night

    Havelock Cottage - INR 8,700 per night

    Lagoon Suite - INR 11,800 per night

    Location: Symphony Palm, 3, Govind Nagar Beach, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 74421

    Don't forget to check out the resorts in Neil Island before you plan your trip to this amazing place.

  • 07Cross Bill Beach Resort

    Cross Bill Beach Resort
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    One of the lesser known resorts in Havelock Island, the beautiful Cross Bill Beach Resort thrives at the very heart of Havelock. Offering valet parking, excellent rooms service and hospitality, and cars on hire, the resort is an ideal location to explore the beauty of Havelock. Equipped with 2 kinds of rooms - Cottage and Deluxe - the resort caters more to budget travellers, yet ensures their maximum comfort.

    This hotel attracts many honeymoon couples because of its awesome staying environment and if you are planning to go to Havelock Island for honeymoon here we have some exciting honeymoon packages of Andaman.

    Amenities & activities:

    - Centrally air conditioned
    -  LCD TV
    -  Concierge
    - 24 hour front desk
    - Safe deposit box
    - Vegetarian restaurant
    - Smoke detectors
    - Doctor on call

    Price (approx): INR 3,112 per night

    Location: Cross Bill Beach Resort, SH5, Govind Nagar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • 08Taj Exotica Hotel & Resorts

    Taj Exotica Hotel & Resorts
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    Taj group of hotels is the undisputed leader in the world of luxury travel. The Taj Exotic Resort and Spa in Havelock is the best of Havelock Island resorts. Housing 50 lavish villas, the resort is spread across an astounding 46 acres of land, while the beauty of Radhanagar Beach neighbors the property. While their focus is not luxury travel, the importance of sustainable and environmentally friendly travel doesn’t escape them. 

    There’s even a lovely little pond here, along with a lavish spa which guarantees to strip your exhaustion at once. Feast on some of the finest delicacies of Andaman in the in-house multi-cuisine restaurant, and should the guilt of binging creep on you, hit the gym! 

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    Amenities & activities:

    - Fine dining
    - Poolside restaurant
    - Turtle house
    - 24-hour in-villa dining
    - Free WiFi
    - Housekeeping services
    - 24-hour front desk
    - 24-hour fitness center |
    - Differently-abled access

    Price: INR 38,000 per night (approx)

    Location: Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans, Radhanagar Beach Number 7,  Havelock Island,  Andamans - 744211

  • 09Aparupa Sands Marina Beach Resort

    Aparupa Sands Marina Beach Resort
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    Set amidst the boundless realm of nature, and right next to a beautiful white sand beach, the Aparupa Sands Marina Beach Resort is one of the most luxurious resorts in Havelock Island. Featuring 32 elegant, sea-facing cottages, the resort exudes luxury and comfort. Surrounded by rows of tall, swaying palm trees, the quiet is broken only by the gentle moaning of sea breeze and the crashing of waves. Treat yourself to some much-required tranquility and solace as you unplug and unwind. 

    Amenities & activities:

    - 24-hour front desk
    - Private beach
    - Restaurant
    - Complimentary breakfast
    - Laundry service
    - Bar lounge
    - Parking
    - Banquet
    - Generator


    Deluxe Cottages - INR 8,999 per night

    Executive Cottages - INR 7,499 per night

    Location: Beach No. 2, Govind Nagar, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

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  • 10Silver Sand Beach Resort

    Silver Sand Beach Resort
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    Overlooking the glistening beauty of Vijaynagar Beach, the Silver Sand Beach Resort is a beautiful retreat shadowed by lofty palm trees and surrounding greenery. Roughly at a distance of about 12 km from the famous Radhanagar Beach, the resort promises you enough solitude and uninterrupted moments to cherish. 

    Their wood furnished villas and cottages open up to breathtaking garden and sea views, while a handful of ocean view suites are also housed here. These suites are one extension of luxury, furnished with en-suite bathrooms with whirlpool baths!

    There are lots of water sports activities in Andaman, which you must try if you are visiting Havelock Islands.

    Amenities & activities:

    - Free WiFi
    - Flat screen TV
    - Tea/coffee maker
    - Garden and sea view
    - Whirlpool bath (suites)
    - Spa
    - Private beach
    - Communal lawn
    - Generator
    - Rooms service
    -  Wooden decor

    Price (approx): INR 10,999

    Location: Silver Sand Beach Resort, No. 5, Vijay Nagar Beach, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744101

  • 11Coral Reef Hotel & Resort

    Coral Reef Hotel & Resort
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    Home away from home, the famous Coral Reef Resort on the pristine flanks of the glistening Vijaynagar Beach, is one of the most talked about resorts in Havelock Island. At a convenient distance of about 5 km from Havelock Jetty.

     Coral Reef Resort accommodates 27 beautifully furnished rooms that symbolise luxury, warmth and comfort. Categorised into 3 - Coral Suites, Coral Deluxe, Coral Premium - each room is cosy enough to afford you all the comforts go home, yet rustic enough to appease the explorer in you. The facility’s swimming pool, multi cuisine restaurant, cafe and fitness centre are designed to perfection, looking after all your needs and whims. 

    Amenities & activities:

    - Swimming pool
    -  Multi cuisine restaurant
    -  Cafe
    - Gymnasium and fitness centre
    -  Garden
    -  Air conditioner
    -  TV
    -  King size bed
    -  Sea view
    - Safety lock
    - Fridge


    Coral Deluxe Rooms - INR 14,499

    Coral Suite Rooms - INR 19,499

    Location: No-5, Vijayanagar, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

  • 12Holiday Inn Beach Resort

    Holiday Inn Beach Resort
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    Commonly dubbed as the ‘Riviera of Andaman’, the Holiday Inn Beach Resort is truly one of Havelock’s finest. A heavenly retreat snuggled amidst the refreshing embrace of lush greenery a lovely turquoise beach, the resort carries a line of excellent, lavishly furnished rooms - Super Deluxe Cottage, Deluxe Cottage, Havelock Plaza, and Lagoon Plaza, for various budget types. 

    Each of these rooms commands exceptional views of the glistening beach, rendering it ideal for families and honeymooners alike.

    Amenities & activities:

    -Radhanagar beach tour
    -LED TV
    -Air conditioning
    -Tea/coffee maker
    -Attached bathtub
    -Safe deposit box
    -Sea and beach view 


    Deluxe Cottage - INR 4,999 per night

    Super Deluxe Cottage - INR 5,999 per night

    Havelock Plaza - INR 6,999 per night

    Lagoon Plaza - INR 8,999 per night

    Location: No. 5, Govind Nagar Beach, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

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  • 13Gold Star Beach Resort, Havelock

    Gold Star Beach Resort, Havelock

    Another spectacular pick amongst Havelock Island resorts is this little beauty called Gold Star Beach Resort, nestled amidst greenery and lofty trees, opening up to a mesmerizing white sand beach! Centered around a lovely garden, the hotel offers is one of the best picks when it comes to traveling within budget, yet in no way does it compromise on comfort and luxury.

    Marrying the rugged wilderness with the charms of a luxurious stay, the resort makes each moment count. With easy accessibility to the beach, the resort makes you feel like you’ve ascended to heaven - within your budget, too!

    Amenities & activities:

    -24-hour front desk
    -Air conditioning
    -Flatscreen TV
    -Telephone electric kettle
    -Picnic area
    -Complimentary breakfast
    -Common lounge area
    -Swimming pool
    -Business facilities
    -Transportation services

    Price: INR 4,500 (approx)

    Location: Vijay Nagar, Beach No. 5, Havelock Island, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

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  • 14El Dorado Beach Resort

    El Dorado Beach Resort
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    The epitome of natural beauty and aesthetic appeal, El Dorado Beach Resort is easily one of the best of Havelock Island resorts, merging together the rustic charm of wilderness and quiet comfort. Sandwiched right between a stunning lagoon and the glistening Andaman sea, it is essentially a lavish retreat, a luxurious respite from the busy lanes of Andaman. 

    The magnificent property is flanked by dense forests, and in touching proximity of one of the most beautiful, sparkling beaches of Havelock. This family owned and run resort is furnished with Encore Suites, Gentle Oyster Deluxe Cottages, Marina Bay Sea-View Cottages, White Pearl Standard Cottages, and Greenpod Non AC Cottages, each rendered fit for a certain budget type. 

    Amenities & activities:

    -Private verandah (cottages)
    -Multi cuisine in-house restaurant
    -Room service
    -Sofa set

    Price (approx): INR 9,480

    Location: Vijaynagar Beach No.5, Havelock Island, AN 744211 
  • 15Sunrise Beach Resort

    Sunrise Beach Resort

    A favorite amongst travelers, the Sunrise Beach Resort is noted most for the exquisite and tantalizing Indian dishes served in the resort’s restaurant. Despite being a budget hotel, Sunrise Beach Resort is well equipped with commendable infrastructure, room decor and impressive hospitality, making it a popular haunt for budget travelers. 

    The rooms are of 3 different kinds - Deluxe, Super Deluxe, and Royal. Enhanced with the perfect ambiance, the resort promises to make you right at home, with delicious Indian meals awaiting you. One of the most distinguishing things about the resort is that each guest is assigned a host, who makes sure there are no hassles during your stay. 

    Amenities & activities:

    -24-hour front desk
    -Parking space
    -Air conditioning
    -Laundry and ironing services (on request)
    -Room service
    -Breakfast in room
    -Scuba diving


    Deluxe - INR 4,000

    Super Deluxe - INR 5,500

    Royal - INR 7,000

    Location: Vijaynagar Beach, Havelock, Port Blair, South Andaman, 744211

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  • 16Ocean Pearl Beach Resort

    Ocean Pearl Beach Resort
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    Amongst the finest resorts in Havelock Island, the Ocean Pearl Beach Resort is located right next to the white sand beach. One of the many specialties of this resort is that it caters to every budget type. Carrying a range of luxury cottages, A/C deluxe rooms, and Eco Huts, a vast majority of rooms command stunning views of the glistening beach. 

    Besides exceptionally decorated rooms and best grade hospitality, another great asset is the multi-cuisine restaurant that is known to serve some of the best Andaman delicacies! Also, the Eco Hut is adorned with honey- smoked wood paneling that adds a rustic touch of aesthetics to the room.

    Amenities & activities:

    -Boat Rides
    -Game fishing
    -Scuba diving
    -Air conditioning
    -Tea/coffee maker
    -Sea view

    Price (approx): INR 3,818

    Location: Beach No-II, Village, Govind Nagar, Havelock Island, South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744211

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Neil Island

A tiny island located to the south of Andaman is Neil Island, brimming with less explore marine diversity, coral reefs, long beaches and bewitching greenery. Being one of the tourist destinations in Andaman, Neil is so happy to become the host with revealing all that it has.

A romantically silent island unlike the hustle of Havelock Island, Neil Island is termed as the vegetable bowl of Andaman. A perfect place to simply relax and chill is the beaches here and the deserted shores are favourite to those who love to relax in utmost peace.

In two hours, one can explore the island by walking around. It got the name Neil after the British Brigadier General James Neill who stubbornly dealt with the rebels during the 1857 Mutiny. The rich cultivation of paddy is found in Neil Island that belongs to the Ritchies’ Archipelago between Havelock Island and Rose Island. 

Highlights: One of the major highlights of Neil Island is Neil Kendra, a beautiful curving bay full of white sand and holding the major jetty of the island made attracting by disarraying numerous colourful wooden fishing boats. Known to be the heart of the island, Neil Kendra has Bharatpur Beach on its left and Laxmanpur Beach on the right.

The richest collection of marine lives and coral reefs have given Neil Island the peculiarity of being one of the most thrilling scuba diving sites on the island. In addition to diving, Neil Island is home to those who love snorkeling, swimming, birding, cycling etc.

Activities: Glass bottom ride and snorkelling are the major activities available on Neil Island though there are enough opportunities to do diving and other prime adventure activities.

Distance from Port Blair: The island belongs to the South Andaman district is located about 36 km northeast from Port Blair.

Accommodations: Neil Island hotels and resorts in Neil Island.


Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach in Andaman and Nicobar Islands has ranked 8th among the top ten beautiful beaches in the world based on travellers reviews and rating available on multiple sources and Radhanagar Beach deserves it for many reasons. One of the most ravishing beauty in Andaman with a lot of tourists visiting it every year, Radhanagar Beach is the gem of Havelock Island. 500 meters away from the beach, one can see only the expansive blue water and the lush green tropical forests but when you reach the beach, the sights are apparently awe-inspiring.

 Radhanagar is commonly called as Beach No.7 and this is one of the closest beach located near to Havelock Island ferry tier. The silky beach is kids friendly as well so that families are found in plenty on the beach to spend their vacation or a short holiday.

Highlights: There is nothing to be worried as the coast guards are roaming around always and the number of people here will be a pleasant sight to see. Andaman honeymoon packages itinerary always includes Havelock Island.

Activities: Snorkeling, swimming, scuba diving, boating, parasailing etc are some of the most commonly seen activities on the beach and among them Scuba Diving is the best as it offers the clear interaction with the wide range of marine animals and coral reefs around living in harmony. 

The turquoise water gives a rejuvenating experience while you swim across or do snorkelling and since the number of tourists are relatively higher, the Government opens more opportunities for them to spend an ample time on the beach. As it is a superb place adventure lovers also would covet, the fame it has achieved international importance in no time. You must book a tour including  Andaman snorkelling, to make your holiday much more special.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair it will take more than three hours to reach Radhanagar Beach as it is located about 72 kms away from the capital city.


Elephant Beach

One of the most amazing places to visit in Andaman for water sports and leisure tour, Elephant Beach should not be missed from your Andaman holiday itinerary. Boasting of heavenly coral reefs and its enthralling underwater marine life, Elephant Beach is a great spot to spend your holiday time in Andaman.

Whether you seek relaxing or a bustling escape from the monotony of daily life, Elephant Beach will charm you in all the ways. It offers a number of water sports which include diving, snorkelling along with a range of other adventure activities like bird watching, trekking and kayaking.You must check other islands of Andaman consisting of great beaches and make your tour marvelous by visiting them.

Best visited during the months of November to February, Elephant Beach is an ideal place to watch the infinite sea and have an adventure with water activities. One should try to visit during the early morning and watch the sunrise in the sky at Elephant Beach. Along with the pristine natural landscapes, Elephant Beach is a great holiday respite to explore marine life, enjoy trekking and having a picnic at the beach. It is mostly known for its coral reefs and offers an unparalleled underwater fun for all the nature lovers in Andaman.

Highlights: In Elephant Beach, the most amazing attractions and things to do are snorkelling and sea walking. Along with that you can explore other beaches like Govindnagar Beach, Radhanagar Brach and Kalapather Beach. Some other exciting activities to indulge in at Elephant Beach include sunbathing, scuba diving, surf riding, fishing, swimming, gazing at the sunset or sunrise, bird-watching, trekking, kayaking and more.

Activities: Mirror boat rides, Snorkeling, Diving, Bird-watching, Swimming, Kayaking, Trekking, Gaze at the sunset or sunrise

Distance from Port Blair: The distance between Port Blair and Elephant beach is approximately about 70 km.


Barren Island

The one and only confirmed active volcano in South East Asia is on Barren Island and recently in 2017, it appeared in news all over the world as the eruption happened in the volcano once again. The name is completely suitable for the island as it does not promote any type of human inhabitants and it is completely barren. The first identified eruption on this island happened in the year of 1787 and then on, there were around ten eruptions happened here.

The volcanic island is placed in the middle of a volcanic belt and that too on the edge of the Indian and Burmese tectonic plates. The highest peak of the volcano stands up to 354 meters. But it is confirmed that most of the volcanoes on the island are found underwater.

Highlights: Since the island is inhabited by humans, there are a lot of animal species are found among which, some of them are really unique. The total diameter of the island is 3 kms and there you can find a big crater, about half km from the shore.

Activities: The sea plane ride above the island to enjoy the aerial view of the whole place is a recognized activity. For sightseeing and nature walk, this island is the best as you will come across the huge volcanoes and the nearby rock structures.

Distance from Port Blair: It lies around 138 kilometers northeast of Port Blair. There is a strict rule that the visitors will be allowed to go to the island only by the chartered boats with the permission of the Forest Department.

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Vijaynagar Beach

Known as Beach No.5 is Vijaynagar Beach in the north east part of Havelock Island. Very remote from the crowded locations on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is close to heart for those who love to spend time in utmost calmness. The regular touch of the sapphire blue water on the pearl like sandy beach makes no noise and it is one of the reasons why tourists chosen it as the perfect space for romantic couples and families. Don't forget to check the resorts for couples in Andaman.

The beauty of the beach has been praised so much by those who visited it. It is always better to come here freely, just to roam around, or to float on the shallow water, or to read under the large shade given by the huge trees on the shore or to do sunbathing. The collection of Mahua trees and palms is the significant ornament making the beach a splendid place to sit back and relax as much as time one wants to. This is one of the magnificent attractions in Andaman.

Highlights: A photographer's paradise is Vijaynagar Beach; especially the sunrise views from the beach is incomparably magnificent. When the sun’s fresh rays spread all over the wide sea, the entire atmosphere starts blushing in all possible colours and there is no better sight from the beach would satiate a photographic mind. The native birds appear during the fresh mornings add effective colours to the sunrise pictures.

Activities: The beach is recognized for relaxed swimming and sunbathing. Adventure activities are not yet a fashion on this inevitable part of Havelock Island.

Distance from Port Blair: Vijaynagar Beach is located at a distance of about 38 kms from Port Blair but from Havelock jetty the beach is lying 9 kms away only.


Long Island

If you are looking to add some offbeat places to visit in Andaman for your vacation, Long Island is sure not to be missed. Located remotely and not having the best connectivity to other major places in Andaman, Long Island is sure to excite the adventure lover in you. Often hailed as a modern village with its basic amenities, Long island is a place where you can bask in the beauty of mesmerising beaches, cozy caves, rolling meadows and fascinating mangroves. The place is a must visit for nature lovers as there is no dearth of evergreen forests here.

Also, the Merk Bay Beach will leave you spellbound with its white sands and pristine blue waters and an ideal spot for bathing, watching dolphins, snorkelling and bird watching. The untouched beauty of this island is one of the great ways to have an adventurous time for backpackers exploring the tropical forests and hidden caves. The island is also known to offer some killer views of nature and allows you to indulge in some amazing water sports.

 Some of the striking features of Long Island is its marine wealth with its exotic beaches. It’s a delight for adventure lovers as they are offered an electrifying vacation consisting of lush green tropical forests, unspoilt beaches, tropical forests and beautiful coasts.

Some of the popular activities to do here except from the obvious sunbathing, is trekking, snorkelling and scuba diving. People should also undertake a boat ride to Merk and Lalaji Bay Beaches along with shopping in Rangat Bazaar when they are here. Travellers can also visit the Boat Building Yard on the island and see some locally made boats. The island is also well-known for forest camping, beach camping, nature walks, trekking and exploring the villages through the densely

Andaman cruise packages are popular among the tourists, so we recommend for a cruise tour when you are Andaman so that you can witness the beauty of Bay of Bengal.

Distance from Port Blair: 
The island is located about 82 kms from Port Blair. You can use the boat service available from Port Blair to Long Island thrice a week.

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Bharatpur Beach

The best beach in Neil Island is Bharathpur which looks exactly as a painting exhibiting beauty at the higher level. Among all the favourite beaches in Neil Island, Bharathpur has a separate space. The extensive Bay of Bengal is beautifully lulled by the vast greenery and long stretches of white sand on the shore and tourists from all over the world love Bharathpur because of its backdrop unimaginably designed by the creator.

The lagoon with shallow and clear water is an ideal space for family to have fun and enjoy the level best. The 500 km long beach has a lot of options for the kids to play and simply laugh.

Highlights: Early morning visit to the beach will make you revel in the magnificent sunrise views when the beach gets showered in multi hues from the sun and the sight is amazingly vibrant. There is no other better option to start your day with unlimited positivity.

Activities: This is one of the best spots to do snorkeling and scuba diving with the proper guides available throughout the island. You are getting the perfect opportunity to delve into the sacred world of marine animals and plants which are colourful in their own terms. Also, glass bottom ride is yet another favourite activity done by the visitors of Bharathpur beach.

As the clear water always unwinds the extended coral reefs in different colours, people love to do swimming as well to have a face to face conversation with these rare species in underwater.

Distance from Port Blair: Bharathpur beach is located in Neil Island about 40 kms from Port Blair. From the boat jetty at Neil Island, it is really easy to reach the beach by boat.


Kala Pathar Beach

Kalapathar Beach located near Kalapathar Village which is famous for the abundant black stones is an adorning beauty on the famous Havelock Island. The whole beach is dramatically lined by thick greenery and one important fact about the beach is that it is comparatively silent and most of the time, less number of people will be roaming around and that may be the reason why it sticks close to the visitor’s heart. As the number of people is lesser, Kalapathar Beach is very special for couples and families who would like to spend time in peace and utmost calmness. 

Along with that the indescribable sunset and sunrise views from the beach give unimaginable energy to the tourists. The emerald water, the silvery grains on the shore, the typical green colour of the tropical trees arrayed in a catching way and the pleasant views from the shore are the prime reasons why Kalapathar become a heroic figure many times.

Since there are n number of accommodation facilities near the beach, tourists are eager to take up a long vacation on Havelock Island and visit this beach.

Activities: Sunbathing is the best activity that can be done on Kalapathar beach. Snorkeling, bathing, swimming or just walk around are the possible activities that can be done on the beach. Watching the exciting sunset and sunrise is also considered to be refreshing activity here.

Scuba diving also is an important activity which would open the gates of wide coral reefs underwater.

Distance from Port Blair: It is located at a distance of 61 kms from Port Blair.

If you are traveling to Havelock Island from Port Blair then you must check our Port Blair to Hvaelock Travel Guide.


Lalaji Bay Beach

A peaceful beach that attracts quite a lot of number of tourists is Lalaji Bay Beach located in the west coast of Long Island. The beach is closely connected to Rangat and Middle Andaman so that people won’t get confused about the route to reach Lalaji Bay Beach. Walking through the mangrove creek would be adventurous enough before you reach the charming beach. Facilities are limited on the beach so that tourists are always advised to bring drinking water with them. 

Highlights: The crystal clear sea and the copious green trees on the shore are making the beach looks amazing and splendid. This pristine beach is highly suitable for beach hopping or sole walking for a refreshing and rejuvenating mind. For a relaxed, peaceful time, Lalaji beach is the best. To surprise you, at times, the dolphins will come out of the habitat and meet the sun.

Activities: The beach is undoubtedly the best for swimming and snorkeling. But to relax for a while watching the crashing waves will be a remarkable experience for those who love to spend time in peace. To reach the beach, if you are ready, take a 2 hour long walk through the wilderness and the greatest pleasure on arriving at Lalaji Beach is the trekking trip.

Distance from Port Blair: Lalaji Beach is properly connected to Rangat via continuous ferry but it is lying at a distance of 89 kms from Port Blair. To avoid the long and tiring sea trips, people usually take the bus route to reach Rangat and from there they take the ferry service to reach the beach.

Don't miss to check out our guide on the top places to see in Havelock Island, which can help you in planning your trip. 


Laxmanpur Beach

Comparatively a silent beach on Neil Island is Laxmanpur Beach that is outshining every other beach on the island in terms of beauty and ravishing charm. Among the beaches in Andaman, it is ranked no.3 and the major reason for that is the greatest combination of azure water, the long stretch of secluded beach, the tropical trees in the backdrop and the heaven-like peace prevailing around.

It is very close to Neil Island boat jetty, about 2 kms away and that makes the beach more special to the tourists who would love to simply walk around and relax in utmost peace.The accessibility to the beach is perhaps easier by walking and it will let you marvel at the beauty of the surrounding in a deep manner and the natural spectacle would enable you to revel in and linger the vacation you have planned to have over here.

Highlights: The glittering coral reefs under water would open your eyes wide while you interact with them by doing scuba diving. A relaxing evening walk along the cold, sandy beach is another activity tourists have their hearts at. Also, the sunset views from the beach have been glamorized by the astounding nature in the background.

Activities: As every other beach on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach also welcomes its visitors by offering the umpteen number of activities that can be done alone, with your family and friends. The shallow water which is the crystal clear would offer you the best time of snorkeling and swimming.

Distance from Port Blair: Though the beach is very close to Neil Island, the distance from Port Blair might force you to take a boat ride and it is located about 40 kms from Port Blair. From Neil Island ferry tier, the beach is lying 2 kms away and anyone can reach their by walking.

Before you visit Andaman you should check out the best time to visit Andaman Island.


Merk Bay Beach

The famous, prominent and beautiful Merk Bay Beach is located on the North Passage Island in Andaman which is the immaculate yet uninhabited island. It is close to the popular Straight Island and Long Island.

The combination of the turquoise water with the highly glittering white sandy beach executes the definition of unseen beauty very well. From Long Island jetty, one will get a lot of boat services to reach the beach and why tourists are eagerly coming to Merk Bay Beach is to simply relax or for a remarkable day out.

Highlights: The boat safari from the Long Island Jetty is quite exciting as the journey will be going through the vast creeks and it will take around one hour to reach the beach. There is one point to remember is that during the rainy season or rough weather conditions, there would high waves which will make your journey a bit tricky and difficult so it is always better to check the Andaman travel guide before visiting.

Tourists have pointed out that Merk Bay Beach is an ideal location for bird watching and there are plenty of opportunities to spot the playful dolphins coming out of the water to meet you.

Activities: Birding, beach walk, dolphin spotting etc are the main activities Merk Bay Beach loves to host and there are water-based activities like boating, swimming etc can be done.

Distance from Port Blair: From Port Blair, Long Island lies about 47 nautical miles away and after you reach Long Island, you can take the option of a boat ride from Long Island jetty to the beach.


Guitar Island Beach

One of the significant yet less explored islands in Andaman is Guitar Island and there is a fascinating reason behind the unusual name of it. The shape of a guitar is clearly drawn by the island and yet another feature is that this island gets connected to the neighboring island during low tides. For sightseeing and spending a fresh morning, this island is quite good. This inhabited island is a wonder for many as it is tucked away by the green nature and astounding azure water that would be supported always by the relaxed long beach. It has one of the best beaches in andaman

Apart from some fishing boats, the island is devoid of the crowd and you will feel the most private space on the island without any hindrance. Since there are no settlements on the island, night stay will be difficult. Hence tourists arrive here in the morning, spend some time relaxing and then go back by afternoon.

Highlights: The long sandy beaches are the major attraction on the island and the relishing nature supports it throughout. The pristine nature would eclipse everything else on the island.

Activities: Sightseeing and beach walk along the long, narrow yet beautiful sand bed are the most appreciated and welcomed activities but you will get enough chances to spot the sea animals like crabs, hermit crabs etc roaming around and a huge collection of shells will be seen here and there throughout the beach.

Distance from Port Blair: Since Guitar Island is a part of Long Island, it can be approached by dunghi or traditional boat to the island. It will take around 15 minutes only. From Port Blair, Long Island is around 90 km and one can reach by road or by sea taking a boat service.

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