Havelock Island : Elysium of Beaches
The snow white sands of the beaches seem to call you from afar as you approach Havelock Island. The attractions of this magnificent island do not end there. You can frolic in the teal shallows or enjoy a scuba dive session into the magical marine life of the Bay of Bengal. A backpacker’s paradise is what many consider Havelock Island to be and a paradise it certainly is. This island of natural enchantments is filled with some scenic beaches and fantastic diving spots. Havelock Island is famous for its islands and there are quite a number of stunning and fine examples. The beauty of the beaches and the pristine waters make some beaches viable spots for various activities. You can enjoy the majestic glory of the sea by scuba diving in different spots. The lush green forests can beckon you to explore them through a trek or two.
How to Get There
An amphibious 8-seater Cessna seaplane from Port Blair to Havelock and back every day except for Sunday.
There are three regular ferries that ply between Port Blair (Phoenix Bay Jetty) and Havelock on a daily basis. Tourists can also pick the Catamaran service depending on their arrival time in Port Blair
Imagine opening your eyes to snow white sands that stretch as far as you can see. In Radhanagar Beach, the snow white sands are sandwiched between a lush green forest and a turquoise sea. Together they combine to make a most enchanting sight. It is feast for the mind as the pristine clear waters gently caress the white sands, shaded by the dark green forests. It is wonder that the Times Magazine chose Radhanagar Beach to receive the honor of the best beach in Asia in the year 2004. The beauty of the Radhanagar beach is amplified by an unimaginable margin when it is bathed in the golden-orange rays of the setting sun. Some excellent coral specimens are available here which means snorkeling here becomes a rewarding experience.