Beaches in Andaman Islands For A Sun-Kissed Vacation

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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 (Read More) the best views and vibes you could ask for from a beach. From the magnificent beaches of Andaman like Radhanagar Beach, Kalapathar, Elephant Beach to unique beaches like Chidiya Tapu and Sandbar that put this little island territory on the global map ; the Andaman Islands is perfect for a beach vacation.

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

1. Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach
4.6 /5

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 landmasses.

Located In:
Havelock Island
Popular for: Snorkelling, Fishing, and Scuba Diving

2. 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.

Located In: Havelock Island
Popular for: Relaxing, Sun Bathing, Swimming

3. Elephant Beach

Elephant Beach
4.8 /5

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. A trip around the ocean in the glass boat is almost a divine experience.

Located in: Havelock Island
Popular for: Snorkelling, Glass Boat, Diving, Swimming

4. Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach is a stunning shoreline famous for its pristine white sands and clear blue waters that surround 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.

Located In: Neil Island
Popular for: Sunbathing, Scuba Diving, Snorkelling

5. Chidiya Tapu, Andaman-nicobar-islands

Chidiya Tapu, Andaman-nicobar-islands
3.0 /5

Known as the bird island, Chidiya Tapu is a picturesque little island in the Andamans, located around 25 kms from Port Blair. While birdwatching is the main allure of the location, there are some fun water activities like snorkelling, scuba diving, deep-sea walking, pearl hunting, and boating that one could engage in along its shores. The Sunset point of the island considered one of the best sunset points in the Andamans. A trekking trail is available from the shores of the scenic beach to the grand Munda Pahad, an elongated black cliff at the edge of Chidiya Tapu with an open seascape providing a truly breathtaking view of the rich blue ocean.

Timings : 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Entry Fee : No Entry Fee

6. 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. 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 it. 

Located in: Neil Island
Popular for: Coral Reefs, Snorkelling, Watching Sunset

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7. 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.

Located in: Havelock Island
Popular for: Swimming, Boating, Surfing

8. 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.

Located In: Neil Island
Popular for: Sunbathing

9. Wandoor Beach

Wandoor Beach
3.6 /5

A small village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is most recognized for its Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. which is among the regions with the richest marine biodiversity. Wandoor Beach is situated at the mesmerizing South Andaman Islands. Apart from being one of the places most preferred by tourists, what makes Wandoor Beach famous is its rich biodiversity and its calm and serene shores.

Located in:
Port Blair
Popular For: Swimming, Sun bathing, Watching Sunsets

10. Corbyn's Cove Beach

Corbyn's Cove Beach
3.4 /5

Corbyn's Cove is the nearest beach in Andaman to Port Blair. It is quite popular among tourists as well as locals. Certain parts of Corbyn’s Cove Beach have some seating arrangement to get a good view of the horizon from a little height. The facilities for water sports are also not as impressive as many other beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. But if one wants to, they can go Jet Skiing or go on a short boat ride into the sea.

Located in: Port Blair
Popular For: Boat Ride, Jet Skiing, Strolling, Shopping

11. 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 to the white sand beach. The pristine white sands and the crystal clear water of this beach in the Andamans provide for a stunning place to relax and rejuvenate.

Located in: Long Island
Popular for: Sunbathing, Dolphin spotting, boating

12. Amkunj Beach

Amkunj Beach

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.

Popular for: Watching Sunrise & Sunset

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 its 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.

Located In: Ross Island
Popular for: Snorkelling, Swimming

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. 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.

Located In: Diglipur
Popular for: Breathtaking views

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. 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.

Located In: Ross Island
Popular for: Coral Reefs, White Sandy beach

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.  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.

Located in: Diglipur
Popular for: Cave Exploration

17. Karmatang Beach

Karmatang Beach

Also known as the ‘Turtle Paradise’ of Andaman, Karmatang Beach was a quaint place that has, in recent years, turned into a behemoth vacation spot. It has often been a sort of weekend getaway for many locals due to the abundance of facilities as well as activities. Karmatang beach’s pleasant weather and scenic views, shallow waters as well as the tall green trees and eco-friendly habits make it one of the most visually attractive places in Andaman.

Located in: Mayabunder
Popular for: Pleasant weather, Turtle nesting

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.

Located in: Little Andaman
Popular for: Swimming, Elephant Rides, Kayaking, Trekking

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.

Popular for: Tropical Greens

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 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.

Located in: Mayabunder
Popular For: Sunsets, Coral Reefs

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.

Located in: Diglipur 
Popular for: Sea turtle nesting, trekking

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. 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.

Located in: Rangat Island
Popular for: Coconut grooves, Watching Sunrise and Sunset

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 it look enchanting and charming. Apart from taking a plunge into the blue waters, this beach is also a famous picnic spot among the locals as well as tourists.

Located in: Diglipur
Popular for: Picnic, Watching sunsets, Swimming

24. Baludera Beach

Baludera Beach

Located on Baratang Island, Baludera Beach is situated at a distance of 9 kilometres away from Nilambur Jetty. It is a quiet and serene beach that is uninhabited. Despite this, it is very well known among tourists as an eco-friendly haven for relaxation. To reach the beach, the most preferred way is to take a boat to the Nilambar Jetty from Port Blair. Alternatively, buses and private taxis are also available from Port Blair making for a great road trip as well.

Located in: Baratang 
Popular for: Swimming, Sunbathing

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.

Located in: Baratang 
Popular for: Snorkelling, Dolphin Spotting, Bird Watching

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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How many beaches are in Andaman?

While Andaman has several beaches across all the islands, the top five must-visit beaches are Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, Kalapathar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach and Laxmanpur Beach.

How many beaches are in Port Blair?

Port Blair, the capital of Andaman, has three beaches namely Wandoor Beach, Carbyn's Cove Beach and Mundapahar Beach

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