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.