Beaches in Andaman Islands For A Sun-Kissed Vacation

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Beaches in Andaman For A Perfect Beachside Vacation

The beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands have garnered worldwide fame for their picturesque surroundings, turquoise waters, soft sands and lush greenery that all go hand in hand to give you some of the best views and vibes you could ask for from a beach. From the magnificent beaches of Andaman like Radhanagar Beach and Elephant Beach that put this little island territory on the global map to unique beaches like Chidiya Tapu and Sandbar, the Andaman Islands are perfect to satisfy your beach cravings.

Here is the list of 25 Beaches in Andaman Islands For A Sun-Kissed Vacation

1. Radhanagar Beach - One of the best beaches in Andaman

Radhanagar Beach - One of the best beaches in Andaman
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With its turquoise blue waters and powdery white sands, Radhanagar Beach in Andaman repeatedly features on lists of globally ranked beaches, rated Asia's best beach in 2004 by TIME Magazine. This pristine beach finds its place on the much-adored Havelock Island, a tourist's paradise and the largest of the islands present in this series of water-locked land masses.

2. Wandoor Beach

Wandoor Beach
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A small village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is most recognized for its Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.

3. Corbyn's Cove Beach

Corbyn's Cove Beach
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Corbyn's Cove is the nearest beach in Andaman to Port Blair. It is quite popular among tourists as well as locals.

4. Laxmanpur Beach

Laxmanpur Beach

Located on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is a stunning white shell sand beach just perfect for sunbathing and swimming. The shallow waters are home to corals which once thrived in abundance in the region. Enthusiasts can go snorkelling to explore the shallow waters and the corals too. The long stretch of sand is appropriate for long strolls and the enchanting sunsets. A factor that makes this beach famous is its closeness to Neil Island boat jetty which is about 2 km away and that makes the beach more special for the tourists who would love to walk around and enjoy. The abundance of corals and shells make this place highly preferred among the visitors.

5. Kalapathar Beach

Kalapathar Beach

Located on Havelock Island, Kalapathar Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Andamans. It offers a stunning view of the Bay of Bengal and a long stretch of white sand with big boulders of black stone on the beach and underwater. The water runs deep and is ideal for swimming but it is advisable to be careful of underwater boulders.

6. Laxmanpur Beach

Laxmanpur Beach

Located on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is one of the stunning white shell sand beaches in Andamans just perfect for sunbathing and swimming. The shallow waters are home to corals which once thrived in abundance in the region. Enthusiasts can go snorkelling to explore the shallow waters and the corals too. The long stretch of sand is appropriate for long strolls and the enchanting sunsets.

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7. Elephant Beach - Paradise beaches of Andaman

Elephant Beach - Paradise beaches of Andaman
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With its brilliant coral reefs and alluring cyan waters, the Elephant beach in Andaman is one of the locations that add to the beach paradise reputation of the islands. The vivid colour of the water is accentuated by the pure white sands of the beach. These waters are a prime destination for tourists wishing to engage in water sports like snorkelling, swimming, and diving. A trip around the ocean in the glass boat is almost a divine experience. With the amazing coral reefs starting at a depth of a metre, this beach is truly a memorable sight leaving travellers with its imprint for years to come.

8. Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach is a stunning shoreline famous for its pristine white sands and clear blue waters that surround the Neil Island. In spite of its proximity to Port Blair, it is seldom crowded and provides for a tranquil atmosphere for holidaying. The shore has shallow water with coral reefs that make this one of the beaches in Andaman for water sports like snorkelling and scuba diving other than beach exploration and sunbathing.

9. Vijaynagar Beach

Vijaynagar Beach

Vijaynagar Beach is one of the most famous beaches on Havelock Island and mostly visited for beach exploration, bird watching, fishing, trekking and thrilling water sports like snorkelling, surfing, sailing and swimming. The picturesque beach in Andamans has a long stretch of white sand and the pristine turquoise water reflecting the clear blue skies is a view worth visiting.

10. Lalaji Bay Beach

Lalaji Bay Beach

Located on Long Island, Lalaji Bay Beach is a picturesque attraction accessible by a small boat ride from Yerrata Jetty. The ride goes through a gorgeous Mangrove creek till the white sand beach. The pristine white sands and the crystal clear water of this beach in the Andamans provides for a stunning place to relax and rejuvenate.

11. Sitapur Beach

Sitapur Beach

Also known as Beach number 5 or the Sunrise Beach, Sitapur Beach, is a stunning stretch of golden sand on Neil Island. The contrast created by the clear blue waters makes it a mesmerising attraction. Mostly known for its enchanting golden sunrises and sunsets, this is one of the best beaches in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands for a long stroll on the smooth sands to calm down jittery nerves.

12. Amkunj Beach - One of the beaches in Andaman for brilliant sunsets and sunrises

Amkunj Beach - One of the beaches in Andaman for brilliant sunsets and sunrises

Amkunj Beach is also called an eco-friendly beach in Rangat. It has a rocky shoreline and is not ideal for swimming; however, one can carefully stroll across to witness its beauty. Tourists can sit on the wooden benches installed on the shoreline and watch the waves come up to the uneven terrain. Sunsets and sunrises are the best times to visit the beach. It is also quite famous for spotting turtles.

13. Sandbar Beach

Sandbar Beach

Sandbar Beach is basically a long stretch of sand that connects two islands, Ross and Smith in Andaman. The stunning scenery created by the densely forested islands and the stretch of white sand is quite unique to the location and draws several tourists to witness it charm. On a clear day when the waves are gentle, one can relax a bit on the Sandbar or go snorkelling and swimming on either side.

14. Stewart Island Beach

Stewart Island Beach

While planning a visit to the spectacular Andaman and Nicobar, your itinerary must include the scenic Stewart Island beach in Andaman which lies near the Mayabunder. Located near the north of Diglipur Taluk, the beach is approximately in the middle of Andaman district. The beach known for its brown-black colour sand and a serene atmosphere is uninhabited. Stewart Island Beach also gets the most breathtaking rainbows to add on to its picturesque charm against the backdrop of the dancing waves. The island is small with an area of 7.05 km square.

15. Red Skin Island Beach

Red Skin Island Beach

Red Skin Island is one of the 15 beaches found inside the Marine National Park of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It may be considered an alternative to Jolly Buoy Island as they are adjacent to each other. This island is a promised relaxed journey on a beach that is paradise alike. The picturesque beach and adjoining forest make for a picture-perfect holiday that attracts tourists yearly. The island is a hub for marine life with an abundance of red coral reefs, aquatic animals, tropical plants, white sandy beaches and clear water.

16. Pathi Level Beach

Pathi Level Beach

The Pathi Level beach is a fairly isolated and untouched beach in Andaman on the island of Diglipur in Andaman. The beach is known for its quiet stillness and the escape from the hubbub that it provides by way of being undeveloped and not spoilt by tourists and locals. The beach is located approximately 21 kilometres from the Diglipur Township and is perfect for a relaxing day. Although the beauty of the beach lies in its isolated nature, this also means that visitors must carry with them, snacks and water, as there are no hotels or restaurants surrounding the beach.

17. Karmatang Beach

Karmatang Beach

Also known as the ‘Turtle Paradise’ of Andaman, Karmatang Beach was a quaint place which has, in recent years, turned into a behemoth vacation spot. The beach is just a short ride away from Mayabunder and located in the north section of Middle Andaman. It has often been a sort of weekend getaway for many locals due to the abundance of facilities as well as activities that one can use or partake in. The place is also favourite amongst families or groups of friends and has a tourist vibe to it. Karmatang beach’s pleasant weather and scenic views make it one of the most visually attractive places in Andaman. The shallow waters as well as the tall green trees that shadow the beach and the eco- friendly habits make the beach clean and pleasing to the eye and add to its beauty. The place is also most famous for being a turtle nesting spot as well as being a central attraction that connects many other activities and attractions nearby.

18. Butler Bay Beach

Butler Bay Beach

Butler Bay Beach is located in Little Andaman on the South Andaman Island. This vast expanse of yellow sand and crystal clear waters was once the most popular beach destination in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. However, after the grave tsunami in 2004, the beach has become more desolate and isolated. Despite the recent tragedy, the beach has not lost its charm in the least and still holds the title of the best surfing spot in the whole of India. The clear waters, which are perfect for many activities along with surfing, mesh with the beautiful and unspoilt yellow sands to create a beach that can only be seen in pictures. The hoard of events can also be perused according to the visitor’s whim. All round, Butler Bay Beach is a perfectly safe and beautiful beach that accurately captures the essence of the Andaman Islands.

19. Guitar Island Beach

Guitar Island Beach

One of the numerous exquisite but uninhabited islands of Andaman and Nicobar, Guitar Island is as beautiful and rewarding a destination as one can be. With brilliant blue water all around and tropical greens inside, this beach in Andaman makes for a stunning day trip from the main island.

20. Avis Island Beach

Avis Island Beach

The Avis Island Beach is a public island beach for individuals wishing to spend some time away from crowds and in their own solitary company. Avis Island is an uninhabited beach, which automatically makes activity on the beach lesser and the beach itself more isolated. Avis Island Beach is also easily accessible and has crystal clear, calm waters that add to the serene ambience of the beach. Due to the organic coconut plantations on the island, Avis Island is also known as the coconut island.

21. Kalipur Beach

Kalipur Beach

Kalipur Beach in Diglipur is a beautiful beach with an endless number of turtles. These include several rare ones that come here to nest, apart from this, Kalipur beach in Andaman is also a favourite picnic spot among locals and tourists. You can even go snorkelling or witness what the beach is famous for - turtle nesting. The best time to visit the beach is from October to March as this is also the turtle nesting season.

22. Raman Bageecha Beach

Raman Bageecha Beach

Raman Bageecha Beach in Andaman Island is a secluded beach that isn't visited by quite a lot of people. This is also because the water is unfit to swim. However, that doesn't stop anyone from visiting the beach. You can take a stroll to watch the sunrise or have a picnic here. Lush greenery and many coconut trees surround the beach. The beach is easily accessible from Rangat. You can also take a ferry from Port Blair, Havelock Island or Neil Island to reach Rangat, and take a walk from Rangat to Raman Bageecha Beach. Please note that the ferry services do not operate on Sundays.

23. Lamiya Bay Beach

Lamiya Bay Beach

Lamina Bay Beach is one of the cleanest and quietest beaches located in Diglipur in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This beach in Andaman is lovely and is situated on the foothills of Saddle Peak which is the highest point on this island. The beach is surrounded by beautiful rock structures that make the beach look enchanting and charming. It is a must to witness a sunrise or a sunset at Lamina Bay Beach because the beauty of this beach during this time is magnificent with the colourful hues of the sky reflecting on the water and making the whole place look magical. Apart from taking a plunge into the blue waters, this beach is also a famous picnic spot among the locals as well as tourists.

24. Baludera Beach

Baludera Beach

Located on Baratang Island, the Baludera Beach is situated at a distance of 9 kilometres away Nilambur Jetty. It is a quiet and serene beach which is uninhabited. Despite this, it is a very well known among tourists as an eco-friendly haven for relaxation.

25. Merk Bay Beach

Merk Bay Beach

Merk Bay beach is located in the North Passage Island of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This beach in Andaman is a pristine spot for one to relax and unwind. It is one of the most prominent beaches of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands which is very famous for boat safaris. It is definitely worth a visit to spot dolphins and also swim among the corals.

The beaches of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a plethora of biodiversity that draws in tourists all year round. Visit these beaches in Andamans here to rediscover your love for the coast!

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