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Beaches in Andaman and Nicobar

The Bay of Bengal has one of the largest union territories, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, the chain of several islands. A total area of 8293 sq km is scattered with 527 big and small islands, situated close to the mountain range of Burmese Arakanmayo. Heavy rainfall is received during the monsoon by these islands because they fall under the tropical zone. The dense and evergreen forest of the islands filled with tropical trees show the beautiful effect of the monsoon this area receives. Around 7171 sq km of the total geographical area is covered by vegetation.

The government is concerned about the natural treasure of these islands, and thus it has established, 9 national parks, 96 wildlife sanctuaries and 1 bio reserves, all full of the virgin flora and fauna. Around 55 terrestrial species, 7 marine mammals, 246 species of rare of the rarest birds and 76 species of reptile dwell safely in these sanctuaries and national parks. The tourism department of the union territory has started Eco tourism, after taking under consideration the effects of tourism on the environment.

Nature lovers praise A & N Islands as the paradise full of evergreen forests, stunning shiny sandy beaches, meandering mangrove-lines creek, marine life rich in the rare species of plants, corals, animals and many more. Cellular Jail, the place for prisoners during the colonial period, is the major tourist attraction in the union territory. If someone wants to go for beautiful corals and silvery beaches, Hoss Island and Havelock Island are the best place for that. These beaches also offer different kind of beach sports like Island camping, trekking, nature trail, scuba diving and nature beach resorts.

In the place of natural beauty that surrenders you under the spell, there are many other striking locations also, such as the Anthropological museum, water sports complex, North Bay, Gandhi Park, Viper land, Marine Museum, Corbyn’s cove beach, Red Skin Island, Ross Island and Chidiya Tapu (a place for birds). While you enjoy the beauty of the vast ocean, Andaman Nicobar Beaches steal your heart and make your leisure time an unforgettable one.

Havelock Island, Andman Nicobar:: Around 45 km away from Port Blaire, the sandy Beaches of Havelock and Neil Islands with the flourishing green forest are connected via snorkelling famous inter-island shipping services. The picturesque white sandy beaches or turquoise waters or the coral reefs are not the attractions of these islands, instead a huge number of frolicking dolphins, very large fishes and Turtles. Spread over around 142 sq km, the Havelock Island consists of the reefs, underwater rock formations and canyons. Neil Island is surrounded by crystal clear water and big schools of barracuda, sweet lips, chequered snapper jack, fusiliers and sharks in the deep sea. The Clandestine meeting ground for unicorn fish, grouper, emperor fish, fusiliers, bat fish on the mysterious Omit Rock makes this area demanding and alive.

Tree overlooking turquoise water at Cinque Island, Andman Nicobar:: The perfect spot for swimming are the beaches of Cinque Island, 25 km far to the south of Port Blaire, also famous for Scuba diving, snorkelling and viewing corals. The shallow seas around the island are rich in corals and there are some fine, unspoiled beaches. The coral rich shallow seas surrounding the island are some of the fine and pure beaches. About 100 km away from Port Blair is the Harminder Bay Beach situated in the Hut Bay Island, connected by Inter-Islands shipping services.

:: Harminder Bay Beach
located on the Hut Bay Island with is located 100 kilometers away from Port Blair having picturesque beach with all the attendant scenic delights connected by Inter Islands shipping services.

:: Chidiya Tapu and the Corbyn's Cove have the most charming sea beaches ultimate for swimming, relaxing and sunbathing. A small arc of smooth and soft white sand sustained by imposing covering of palms on the Corbyn's Cove sea beach, a place of the sparkling blue water and picturesque background. Chidiya Tapu is a small village for fishing and well famous for snorkelling. Surrounded by beaches, mangroves and the harmonious chirping of the birds, one can enjoy a picnic lunch under the spell of splashing waves.

Karmatang Beach overlooking sea, Andman Nicobar:: Mayabunder has the beautiful Karmatang Beach located in the north corner of Middle Andaman. A very picturesque spot with beautiful environment and great beauty, this beach has a 1 km long shallow and sandy slope and a few rocks on the north side. Sun, sea and sand, the three 'S' of the beach are ideally met in this wonderful Eco friendly beach.

Cinque Island with sandy beach and tourists huts:: The uncontaminated nature of Andaman Nicobar Beaches can be seen on the Radhanagar Beach in Havelock. The lovers of the exotic marine life get the abundant tropical greenery and isolation from the fast paced urban life, thus make this place one of the ideal beaches for getting an unforgettable experience.

:: The boat and ferry services between Port Blair and Mayabunder also connect Diglipur Island, which has the beautiful Ramnagar Beach, famous for the beautiful and captivating palm-fringed stretch covered with sand.
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