Beautiful Beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andaman and Nicobar Islands are undoubtedly the Beach capital of India. It has several spotless and exotic beaches not seen or visited by many people. The beaches of Andaman and Nicobar islands are well known for their intact natural exquisiteness. The unspoiled beaches in Andaman maintain its peace and nobility. People who are fed up from their daily busy schedule, beaches of the Andaman makes the ideal destinations for them.
Some of the major activity that travellers do in the Andaman beaches are sun bath, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing etc. People who visit the beaches of the Andaman Islands are certainly a witness of the eternal beauty of nature.
Beaches of Andaman and Nicobar Islands offer a calm and cool environment that add to the beauty of the turquoise blue water and its also supports a diverse range of marine life.
The most amazing feature of the Andaman and Nicobar Island beaches is that there is no major man made constructions at the shores of the beach. Like cafe shops, stalls or such other things, but still the beauty of these beaches are high.
Stewart Island Beach is another isolated beach in Andaman and pristine in nature. The beach is brown black, which is why water at the beach is not see through water.
Avis island Beach is known for coconut plantation. It is a small and marooned beach with crystal clear water is an ideal picnic spot. This beach can be reached via Mayabunder Jetty. You need to take permission for visiting this beach in Andaman.
Wandoor Beach is famous for swimming and for coral viewing. It is one of the closest beaches with tourist access, since it lies in Port Blair. It has some huts used for accommodation. This beach is normally used by tourist, on their way to Jolly Buoy beach for relaxing and taking a night walk. The ocean on the side of the beach is extremely calm and composed.
Cutbert Bay Beach is a Turtle-Nesting ground. It is one of the most famous Andaman Beaches known for turtles. One can view the nesting of turtle during December-February period. It is located about 12 km away from Rangat island.
Aamkunj Beach is one of the best eco-tourism destination in India. Close to the beach is the ecompark that provides a friendly environment and is equipped with eco huts, trunk benches, log sofas and log stools. It is also a popular turtle nesting ground. So if you are a keen environmental enthusiast this is the place you should be heading.
Karmatang beach is a beautiful and clean beach but there is nothing much to explore at this Beach. It is also a turtle nesting ground. One can view nesting of turtles during December-February season. Karamatang. Inhabited by the settlers from Burma, Bangladesh, Mayabunder has a distinct culture.
Pathi Level Beach is one of the sprawling white sand beaches of Andaman, which is close to the Alfred Caves. It is an isolated beach known for its abundant and unspoilt natural beauty.
A sandy beach situated at Diglipur Island. It is connected by two daily boat services from Mayabunder and from Port Blair twice a week. It is a beautiful picnic spot to be enjoyed with friends and family in the jungles by the beach. There are few huts with benches available for resting though.
Kalipur beach is an ideal turtle nesting ground. Offering a combination of sand and rock shores along with fishing village nearby, one can have a great time here. This Andaman Beach has volcanic grey coloured sand and crystal clear water. It is perfect for swimming.
Unlike other beaches in Andaman Lamiya Bay Beach is little known to travellers. The beach is layered with brown sand, rocks and dead corals but the water is clear, beach is clean and the place is beautiful . It is located in Diglipur Island.
Harminder Bay Beach is an unique place for sea bathing and sun viewing in Andaman. The site is well connected by Inter island shipping services. It is one of the less known beaches in Andaman located in Hut Bay Island.
Butler Bay Beach is a beautiful beach suitable for sun basking, coral viewing, surfing etc. tourist huts are available right on the seashore flanked by the coconut plantation. If you are one of the soul surfers then the Butler Bay Beach in Andaman is a must visit for you. Because of its concave shaped you can see the entire beach from any given point.
Merk Bay Beach is located in one of the uninhabited island in Andaman, home to the great Andamanese tribe which is one of the indigenous tribe of India. It is also an ideal beach, where one can go for scuba diving and snorkelling.
For an unhurried experience, visit Lalaji Bay Beach in Long Island. If nothing else, you are bound to see dolphins leading up out of the sea. There are no facilities at the beach so if you are planning to visit this beach do carry water and other items.
Located in in Neil Island, Sitapur Beach is best suited to watch the sunrise with an impressive backdrop of natural vegetation and limestone formations. This beach is exposed to the open sea and thus prone to higher tides.
Laxmanpur beach in Neil Island is a broad spur of white shell sand with shallow water offering good snorkelling. It is the perfect gateway on your trip to Andaman, as you are left with sufficient time and space to be on your own and enjoy the privacy even during the peak tourist season. Laxmpanpur beach is longer and wider, hence ideal for a long and refreshing walk.
Bharatpur Beach in Neil Island is famous for coral viewing. Leisure travellers can hire a glass bottom boat for coral viewing and further adventure seekers may go for activities like scuba diving and snorkelling to explore the coral world in details.
Kalapathar Beach is a lesser known beach in Havelock and mostly less crowdy. The fisherman mostly access the beach. This was the beach where live shells found regularly. The beach is small, yet the silvery sand and turquoise water make the place exquisite and idealistic for beach lovers.
Elephant Beach is one of the most coveted and isolated sandy beach in Havelock Island. Elephant beach is a pit stop fir snorkelers. You’ll need to take a boat to get here, but once you arrive, expect pristine water and untouched white sand.
Vijaynagar Beach in Havelock island is known for its stretches of clean white sand and clean waters. It is best suited for long walks along the shore and to relax. The calm water makes it good spot for swimming.
Radhanagar Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Andaman that has won ‘Asia’s Best Beach’ title by Time magazine-an evening of sunset watching here and you will understand why. A sprawling flat, soft bed of sand, breathtaking sunset and turquoise blue water it can accommodate hundreds of people during high season.