Radhanagar Beach – Best Beach in Asia

Radhanagar Beach is one of the most talked about beaches in Andaman Nicobar. Radhanagar Beach is located in the western part of the Havelock Island and crowd usually gathers there to watch the sunset. It is, also known as beach no.7.The beach was declared as, one of the best beach in Asia by Time Magazine in 2004. Located in Havelock island , it is the primary attraction of Andaman Nicobar. Your holidays in Andaman is incomplete without a visit to this amazing beach of Andaman.

Radhanagar Beach bagged 8th most spectacular beach in the world and best in the entire Asia in TripAdvisor’s ‘World’s Travellers’ Choice Award-Winning Beaches’.

It is a nice and clean beach and you are not allowed to throw waste/dump on the beach. Food is available for purchase by the beach. There is bathroom facility also for taking a shower and changing. This is the best place for photography and sunset which makes it famous all over the Andaman Island. No water sport is available on this beach but a walk on the 2Km long beach gives an insight into the bird life and the fauna of this region. The sunset here is something to wait for and experience.

Map of Radhanagar Beach

Facilities at Radhanagar Beach

There are not so good facilities at the beach but you can find few shops and eateries nearby the beach entrance. Accommodation Facilities like hotels and resorts are also located near the beach. The beach is known for its essence of natural beauty which is still unharmed by the development of man. So if you are in Havelock Island make sure you visit this amazing beach.

You can carry your own food items and enjoy a picnic at the shores of this beach. Also be safe while swimming in the beach since currents sometimes are strong.

**Beware of currents at Radhanagar Beach during monsoon (June – Sept). There have been two recorded accidents as people have been caught out by powerful waves during the monsoon months. Supposedly the authorities have taken action to employ trained lifeguards and put up watchtowers.

Hotels Near Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach is about 12 km from the main city located in completely peaceful area and surroundings. There are not many hotels near Radhanagar Beach. Barfeoot Havelock is the only hotel nearby the beach. It is one of the luxurious hotels in whole Andaman. Barefoot Hotel in Havelock is a very good and luxury hotel you can choose to stay near the beach. They offers great facilities and services. It offers spacious detached accommodation in independent fan-cooled and duplex fan-cooled Nicobari Cottages and Air-conditioned Andaman Villas.

How to Reach Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach is located in Havelock Island about 10 km away from Havelock Jetty. You can either hire cab, auto or can go by rented vehicle.

Two Wheelers are easily available in Havelock which are the best mode to explore the islands. You can either rent from various local dealers or you can ask your hotel to arrange for one. One can easily reach Radhanagar Beach from any part of the Havelock Island.


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    Posted by Utsave| September 15, 2016 |Reply

    For Me it Was OK OK Beach. Though Its Beautiful but there are no facilities for tourists. They only have seating arrangements, a small park , changing room and 2,3 dhabas near the beach. Also there are no shacks and other water sports facilities at the beach, you can only relax and enjoy the beauty. I had expected something else from this beach. It was not a good experience here. We felt quite boring due to lack of facilities and activities. It’s not for those who loves Beach and Beer and activities.

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    Posted by Vivek Pal| September 20, 2016 |Reply

    One of the best beach i have ever been too. We planned honeymoon last year in June. Radhanagar Beach in Havelock is a real beach gem, something that will sway away your mind once you get the view of the beach from the road leading to the beach. The beach is quite clean and amdist the lap of nature. A perfect spot for honeymooners to enjoy their holidays. I think the beach is still in its original form since there are not many development in the area and the charm of the beach is still intact. A must visit beach on your trip to Andaman islands.

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    Posted by Joseph| September 23, 2016 |Reply

    After hearing so much about Radhanagar Beach in Havelock as one of the most beautiful beaches in Asia. We decided to visit Andaman Islands in FEB 2016 . We were six people from Colombo and stayed for 7 nights in Andaman. And believe me Havelock Islands were the best part of our holidays. Radhanagar Beach holds the most important and unforgettable experience for us. Yes it is one of the most beautiful beach in Asia and world. It’s huge, clean and peaceful. Though there are not much facilities at the beach but you can do lot of things at the beach. We played volleyball, relaxed at the beach, enjoyed picnic, watched sunset. This amazing beach have given us some wonderful memories to cherish. A must visit place in Andaman Islands.

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    Posted by Kevin| September 26, 2016 |Reply

    It’s an amazing beach and the best beach in India in terms of natural beauty and cleanliness. Though there are no water sports facilities at the beach which will be quite disappointing to many tourists who looks for water sports in such a beach. But i think these things are the only one which have kept its original beauty still the same. I would love to visit this beautiful beach again.

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    Posted by Andy| November 8, 2016 |Reply

    Beautiful Beach Amidst Nature

    Radhanagar Beach in Havelock Island also called as Beach number 7 is a decent and quite enormous shoreline in Havelock island around 7 kms from market. Not extremely swarmed. It has lockers, changing rooms and couple of shops close-by. Water is Crystal Clear here and a perfect beach with perfect sunset.

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    Posted by Neha| November 8, 2016 |Reply

    What a Beautiful and Heavenly Beach Radhanagar Beach is ! This is one of the best beaches in have came across so far. White sand, completely clear blue ocean waters, high tides are simply stunning and a guest to this place will undoubtedly appreciate this awesome creationof Mother Nature and get revived.

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