Amazing and Calming Beaches in Andaman for a Relaxing Holiday:
Beaches are the central point of attraction of Andaman Island. These beaches infuse a new charm into the vistas of Andaman Island, and the destination is so picturesque mainly because of the beaches only.
People from every part of the world come to Andaman especially to enjoy swimming, water sports and beach hopping. Not only this, but one can also see the precious and rare coral reefs at the beaches of Andaman! There is no better place than beaches to relax and unwind your mind in the Andaman Islands.
Well, there are so many beaches due to which travelers get confused about which ones are best. However, every beach of Andaman will provide you with a unique experience; still, we have listed the top beaches to enjoy the most soothing vibes. Read on to know more:
- Radhanagar Beach:
Radhanagar Beach tops this list without any doubts because this is indeed one of the best beaches of Andaman. We are not the only one saying this, but it has been recognized as “the best beach of India” and “the 7th best beach in the world” by Time Magazine.
Located on the famous Havelock Island, this beach has everything that you can dream of. The white sand, green palm vegetation and turquoise blue water of this beach make it an ideal place for a soothing natural walk!
- Elephant Beach:
If you want to witness the blend of tranquillity and natural beauty, then you must visit Elephant Beach; which is also situated on Havelock Island. You can reach at this heavenly beach by completing half an hour jungle trek or through a scenic boat ride.
You will surely be amazed by the stunning coral reefs and cyan water of this beach. You can also try various water sports like snorkeling, swimming, and diving here. You must know that coral reefs are available only in a few parts of the world and at this beach, you can find it everywhere! If you want a pampered and exotic vacation, check out tour packages provided by Andaman Tourism.
- Kala Pathar Beach:
People who are looking for a serene and secluded beach at Andaman should stop their search at Kala Pathar Beach of Havelock Island. The solitude and serenity of this beach will surely relax you from within!
As its name suggests, you will see big boulders of black stones on the white stretch of sand as well as under the water. The water is deep enough for swimming, but you should be cautious of the underwater boulders.
- Laxmanpur Beach:
Located on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is a white sand beach which is ideal for swimming and sunbathing. The shallow water of this beach is home to beautiful seashells and rare coral reefs.
This beach remains calm as only a few tourists visit it due to which it is perfect for honeymooners. People who want to try snorkeling should go to this shallow water beach. You can also enjoy a stroll and the vistas of the sunset on the long stretch of sand here.
- Chidiytapu Beach:
Chidiyatapu Beach is one of the most panoramic beaches where people usually come to enjoy the views of the sunset. Apart from the mesmerizing vistas of sunset, this place is also ideal for spotting 50 types of epidemic birds.
The place remains flocked with photographers and nature lovers who come here to capture the sunset along with the bird views.
- Bharatpur Beach:
Surrounding Neil Island, Bharatpur Beach is famous for its stunning shoreline, clear blue waters, and vivid coral reefs. The beach is perfect for swimming and glass boat rides in which you can admire various water species along with the coral reefs.
This beach is seldom crowded due to which it provides the much needed tranquil vibes for a laid back vacation. You can enjoy scuba diving, snorkeling and sunbathing at this enchanting beach.
- Lalaji Bay Beach:
People who are going to visit Long Island should surely visit Lalaji Bay beach here. This beach is unique because it is located 6km away from the main jetty due to which people have to take a ride through picturesque mangrove creeks and tropical waterways to reach here.
This ride is indeed memorable as you will see some of the fascinating vistas as your small dinghy pass through the waterways! Apart from sunbathing and boating, you can also indulge in spotting dolphins here.
- Sitapur Beach:
Famously known as the beach no. 5 of Neil Island, Sitapur Beach is a beautiful stretch of golden sand with sparkling blue waters. This beach is perfect for solitude seekers as it remains secluded most of the times.
You may find a little public during sunrise or sunset as the magical panoramas of this beach looks amazing at those times of the day. If you love morning walks, then you can take a stroll at this beach in the morning to calm your nerves.
- Sandbar Beach:
Sandbar Beach is quite a unique destination as it is a long stretch of sand that connects two islands of Andaman, namely Ross and Smith Islands. The views of this beach are breathtakingly beautiful with the sea on both the sides and densely forested islands. Usually, tourists pay a visit to this distinct beach for sure.
However, you can’t stay there for long during the high tides. You can stay there for a while on clear days when the waves are gentle. You can also try snorkeling or swimming on either side of the bar on such days.
- Wandoor Beach:
Located near a small village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is an amazing beach mainly famous for the Mahatma Gandhi National Marine Park. Apart from it, the beach is also like an exhibition of beautiful corals and marine species in itself!
It is a favorite spot in Port Blair for nature lovers and photographers. You can choose this one for relaxing walks, glass-bottom boat tour, and scuba diving as well.
So, visit any of these beaches to make your holidays relaxing in Andaman!