Places To Visit In Havelock Island

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Here are the top 8 places to visit in Havelock Island

1. Havelock Island

Havelock Island
4.6 /5

46 km
from city center
1 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

Havelock Island is one of the largest and most popular islands in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago. Officially named Swaraj island, the island is spread over a massive area of 113.93 square kilometres and is situated 57 km north-east of the capital city Port Blair. Havelock Island is a paradise of silky white sand beaches, crystal blue water, rich corals and verdant forests. There is no dearth of beauty on this little island as the reputed and much-loved Radhanagar and Vijaynagar Beaches are also right on its southern shores. Havelock Island is also a favourite amongst those who want to engage in scuba diving, snorkelling, and deep sea diving. 

2. Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach
3.0 /5

42 km
from city center
2 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

Awarded with the title of 'Asia's Best Beach' by the TIMES magazine in 2004, Radhanagar Beach in Havelock Island with its turquoise blue waters and powdery white sands lives up to the moniker. Its vast shores of endless white grains stretch across 2 kilometres, making it a prime attraction of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Located at a distance of a mere 7 kilometres from the much-adored Vijaynagar Beach and approximately 10 kms from the Havelock Jetty, this beach is the prime attraction of Havelock Island. Swimming is a popular activity here. Neil's cove on one side of the beach offers a fantastic snorkelling experience in its freshwater streams.

3. Elephant Beach

Elephant Beach
3.0 /5

43 km
from city center
3 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

With its brilliant coral reefs and alluring cyan waters, the Elephant beach is one of the locations that adds to the beach paradise reputation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. These waters are a prime destination for tourists wishing to engage in water sports like snorkelling, swimming, and diving.

4. Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach

42 km
from city center
4 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

Located just half a kilometre from the jetty at Neil Island, 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 the beach a famous spot for water sports like snorkelling, glass bottom rides, and scuba diving other than beach exploration and sunbathing.

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5. Laxmanpur Beach

Laxmanpur Beach

41 km
from city center
5 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

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.

6. Kalapathar Beach

Kalapathar Beach

48 km
from city center
6 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

Kalapathar beach is a long stretch of white silky sand with big black rocks beside the blue sea and is one the most popular beaches of Havelock Island. Being located on the one tip of Havelock Island, Kalapathar Beach is named after a Black Road (Kalapathar in Hindi) which runs parallel to the seashore. The beach is small but the way to the beach is very good. Mesmerizing views of sunset at this beach makes it a perfect destination to spend some peaceful time and also the beach is not so crowded which has kept it clean till date. The turquoise coloured water can actually be seen during the drive to the beach which makes it look even more mesmerizing. The black rocks the lie along the seashores make a bright contrast with silver sand. Green dense forests surround the beach from all the sides.

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7. Vijaynagar Beach

Vijaynagar Beach

48 km
from city center
7 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

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 has a long stretch of white sand and the pristine turquoise water reflecting the clear blue skies is a view worth visiting. Being located on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is well-connected to the mainland. Autorickshaws and taxis are available from Havelock Jetty. Kayaking, snorkelling, swimming, and bird watching are among the most common activities carried out here.

8. Sitapur Beach

Sitapur Beach

45 km
from city center
8 out of 8
places to visit in Havelock Island

Sitapur Beach is also known as Beach number 5 or Sunrise Beach. It is a stunning stretch of golden sand on Neil Island, set against the azure blue skies and turquoise ocean. The contrast created by the blue waters makes it a mesmerizing attraction. Mostly known for its enchanting golden sunrises and sunsets, it is absolutely safe to swim in. Shaded on the shore by thick palms, it is one of the best places to experience the untouched beauty of the Andamans. However, be prepared as it is an unexplored territory. There are a very few places offering food and drink options and hence you are advised to carry your own. Sitapur Beach can be reached by a Jetty or ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island and lies at a distance of 65 km from Port Blair.

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