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The most visited among the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the Havelock Island is one of the top beach destinations of Asia and also one of the best kept travelers paradise!! It’s becoming popular for its pristine beaches, the laid-back vibe, and the great scuba diving and snorkeling experiences!!
In a world of people looking for a peaceful escape, an offbeat vacation to get away from the growing rush of life, Havelock offers the perfect solution for all kind of traveler’s.
A Unique Experience
The Havelock island is divided into parts and each sight has a different experience to offer. The people are wonderful and don’t seem to be bothered at all by the tourists. The owners and managers of the resorts and diving schools in Havelock Island love to help you plan out your stay and are a sweet helpful bunch of people who you will miss tremendously once you are back!
"Not just with the beaches only but with each passing day Havelock makes you fall in love with its days and nights, its food, lakes and lagoons and its people all the same!! Traveling around in a regional way, makes you feel like a part of the island and is the most pocket-friendly and fun way to sustain your vacation."
Best Time To Visit Havelock Islands
The weather in Havelock is best during winters that is from October to March. The temperature ranges between 20°C and 30°C. The weather is pleasant throughout the day. You can enjoy the water sports and all the beach activities to its fullest.
Comfortable Stay In Havelock
The slow life of the island somehow seems to match with the serene blue sea spread in front of you, the slow gushing of water matching the beat of your heart and the sandy beaches giving you the exact amount of ease you are looking for. We give you a list of best stays in Havelock Island.
- Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans
- SeaShell, Havelock
- Barefoot at Havelock
- Silver Sand Beach Resort
- Dolphin Resort
It is one of the most popular beaches on Havelock and was named “Best Beach in Asia” by Time in 2004. Gorgeous, silky white sand backed by a forest that provides welcome shade looks out over turquoise water, some stretches with a sandy bottom good for swimming, and some with excellent coral reefs that are great for snorkeling – a great combination indeed.
How To Reach Radhanagar Beach
Take a jetty from Swaraj Dweep dock. From this point you can take an auto, cab, two-wheelers or rickshow to get to Radhanagar Beach. Alternatively, you can also take a Makruzz (catamaran from Port Blair. Government-run boats are also available between Havelock and Port Blair.
- Turtle House
- The Swimming Elephant
- The Blue Café
- Full Moon Café
- Something Different- A beachside café
Things To Do In Radhanagar Beach
Swimming, sunbathe, snorkeling, water sports and many other beach activities.
There is an excellent corner to spend some quality time with yourself known as the blue lagoon which on the far right side of the beach and is worth the long walk to here. If it is a lucky day for you, you get a chance to swim with an elephant as well.
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Suffering by Tsunami this beach has been reduced to that of its actual size; you might find a lot of Indians here. Elephant beach is nevertheless an amazing place to visit and is famous for its coral views. The place has a number of diving and snorkeling centers.
How To Reach Elephant Beach
Once you are in Havelock, you can take a 20 minute rode in a boat to reach Elephant Beach. You can also ditch the boat for a beautiful walk to the beach. The lush scenery will make your walk and pleasant and serene experience.
- Ananda Restaurant
- Icy Spicy
- New Lighthouse Restaurant
- Hotel Kattabomman
Things To Do In Radhanagar Beach
For the ones seeking solitude and relaxation this place right in the lap of the Andaman Sea is a must go. For the tourists, snorkeling, swimming, and scuba diving is the main attraction.
Where the beach ends, the forest starts. And that is how Havelock balances nature on its land!!
The Eclectic Flora And Fauna
The forest and grooves around the island and beaches are extremely serene and offer you some pretty amazing trekking experiences, you might come across elephants and villagers walking past you and making you feel like one of their own.
Things To Do In Havelock Island
See an active volcano at the Barren Island
Explore the magnificent biodiversity at Neil Island
See the most beautiful sunrise with your partner at Vijaynagar Beach
Enjoy a serene walk at the Guitar Island Beach
Try snorkeling at Kalapathar Beach
Stare at the blue sky at Bharatpur Beach
Apart from the above mentioned for the adventure enthusiasts, Havelock island has activities like scuba diving, kayaking, trekking, bird watching, etc never fails to keep the tourists hooked to it.
Havelock in Andaman is a million good things packed into one island and like we already said: “It’s really never too late for the beach!!”