News Latest Information on Travelling to Andaman Islands?
  • Runway Status for Port Blair Airport From October,22 to February, 23

    Updated: 19 Sep 2022
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  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021
  • Andaman Tourism Opens

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    Andaman Tourism Opens: The Andaman & Nicobar administration has announced that all tourist spots in the South Andaman district will be opened for tourism activities with immediate effect 8 Feb 2022.

  • What is the advisory to travel to North & Middle Andaman District?

    Updated: 14 Aug 2021

    The tourists are allowed to visit Baratang/North & Middle Andaman on production of double dose covid certificate/ All other passengers viz. unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers (those who have taken only 1S1 dose of COVID vaccine) shall have to produce RT-PCR negative test report

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  • All asymptomatic fully vaccinated persons coming to these islands from mainland are exempted from the requirement of carrying RT-PCR negative test report,irrespective of the type of vaccine received and country of origin. Such fullyvaccinated individuals shall produce the final vaccination certificate at the origin airport, sea port in the mainland and at Port Blair Airport / sea port.
  • Alt asymptomatic children below 5 years of age are exempted from carrying RT-PCR negative test report and further RT-PCR testing at Port Blair Airport.
  • All other passengers viz. unvaccinated and partially vaccinated passengers (those who have taken only 1S1 dose of COVID vaccine) shall have to produce RT-PCR negative test report to travel to Port Blair from the mainland, as is the practice now. Such an RT-PCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to commencement of journey from the origin airport connecting Port Blair. Such passengers will also have to undergo additional RT-PCR test on arrival at Port Blair. Such passengers shall remain in self-quarantine till the arrival of the test report.
  • If a passenger on arrival is tested positive then, the prescribed quarantine protocol is to be followed.
  • All Airlines shall ensure strict compliance of this order and observance of COVID Appropriate Behaviour. Any non-compliance shall invite action under Disaster Management Act and other applicable laws. 
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General Guidelines defined for traveling to Andaman Islands during COVID :

  1. The Tourism Activities are permitted only in South Andaman & North & Middle Andaman District except Nicobar District.
  2. Persons above 65 years of age, persons with home co-morbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years advised not to travel for tourism purposes.
  3. Tourists/Visitors who are at higher risk due to some medical history are advised to take extra precautions.
  4. Tourists/visitors shall minimize contact with other staff and visitors as far as possible and zero contact policy should be followed at all tourist destinations.
  5. All tourists/visitors shall be briefed by the hotel concerned about do’s & don’ts to be mandatorily followed during their stay and movements.
  6. While travelling tourists/visitors should wear a face mask and carry their own sanitizer and wet wipes for personal use.
  7. At all tourist destinations, staff must wear face masks and wash/sanitize hands regularly while performing their duties.
  8. Arogya Setu App shall be mandatory for all incoming tourists/visitors.
  9. Respiratory etiquettes to be strictly followed. This involves strict practice of covering one’s mouth and nose while coughing/sneezing with a tissue handkerchief/flexed elbow and disposing off used tissues properly after use.
  10. The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening with RTPCR test free of cost. Thereafter the tourists/ visitors are allowed to move to their respective hotels. However, they will have to be under quarantine at Port Blair in their hotel rooms until the result of RTPCR tests are received. In case of RTPCR positive test results, the tourists/visitors shall remain in institutional quarantine in hotels notified by the Hoteliers Association in consent with the A&%N Administration, on rate as specified or to the designated hospital/ Covid 19 care centre on case to case basis.
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What are the guidelines for testing for tourists coming to Andaman after August 03 2021?

On arrival at Port Blair :

1. The tourists need to carry COVID-19 negative test report from mainland based 1CMR approved lab using Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR). However, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to starting the journey from the origin station. (For e.g. if the tourist takes a flight from Delhi at 0600 hrs. on 1st September, 2021, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken not before 0600 hrs. on 30th August, 2021).

2. The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening with RTPCR test free of cost. Thereafter the tourists/visitors are allowed to move to their respective hotels. However, they will have to be under quarantine at Port Blair in their hotel rooms until the result of RTPCR tests are received. In case of RTPCR positive test results, the tourists/visitors shall remain in
institutional quarantine in hotels notified by the Hoteliers Association in consent with the A&N Administration, on rates as specified or to the designated hospital/ Covid-19 care centre on case-to-case basis.

3. Tourists may also have to undergo random Rapid Antigen Test conducted from time to time on payment basis as prescribed by A8N Administration.

What if the tourists test positive after arriving at the Andaman Islands?

If the tourists tests positive during their stay in the Islands, he/she will need to undergo institutional isolation as per existing health protocols. The
cost of such isolation for govt. facility will be paid by the tourists as fixed by the administration from time to time.

If the patient wants to stay at hotels, he/she can stay in the hotels if all the conditions below are met:

a) Patients are not symptomatic and not more than 60 years old.
b) Request/ undertaking is made by patient in writing.
c)lf allowed by doctors.

Hotels will make necessary arrangements to designate a part of their rooms for institutional isolation for this purpose.

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  • Regular flights to Port Blair (the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands) are operational now.
  • There are direct flights from Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, and Delhi.
  • Public transports like cabs, taxis, and bus services are also functional.
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Travellers should carefully follow social distancing norms and wear masks as well. Also, before making any booking, they should refer to the latest travel news on the government website of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

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Andaman Travels

  • Quaint beaches, crystal clear blue water, and rich history make Andaman Islands the best choice for a relaxed, fun-filled vacation. Whether you want to go for long treks, sunbathe or enjoy deep-sea diving, this little paradise has something for everyone. There is a lot to explore and thus, to help you in designing your itinerary, we present you the best Andaman Travel Guide.

    Port Blair

    The capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Port Blair is popular for its rich history and natural beauty. The city boasts of a number of spellbinding tourist-friendly places that are gorgeous and awe-inspiring. Here, you can enjoy clear blue waters, lush greens, diverse cultural history, etc. Apart from exploring the city, you can also go for sightseeing at the incredible attractions located in nearby tiny islands. 

    Port Blair

    When in Port Blair, you can visit the below-mentioned places as per your convenience: 

    1. Cellular Jail
    2. Corbyn Cove Beach
    3. Ross Island & North Bay Island
    4. Anthropological Museum
    5. Samudrika Marine Museum 
    6. Marina Park & Fisheries Museum
    7. Chatham Saw Mill
    8. Japanese Bunkers
    9. Chidiyatapu Beach
    10. Sagarika Museum
    11. Zoological Survey of India Museum
    12. Forest Museum
    13. Wandoor Beach & Mahatma Gandhi National Park
    14. Viper Island
    15. Jolly Buoy & Red Skin Island
    16. Mount Harriet 
    17. Collinpur Beach
    18. Badabalu Beach 
    19. Cinque Island
    20. Flat Bay 
    21. Sippighat Agricultural Farm
    22. Campbell Bay National Park
    23. Murugan Temple

    Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

    Havelock Island is straight out of a fairytale! It has a picture-perfect look owing to its clear blue waters and white sand beaches that are lined with Mahua trees. The island promises you a perfect blend of adventure and scenic beauty with the long treks and fascinating backwaters. 

    For foodies- When in Havelock, don’t forget to try mouth-watering samosas! If you are looking for pocket-friendly yet delicious meals, then there are tiny local restaurants serving healthy Indian thalis at affordable rates. If you are allergic to or not fond of seafood, then there are various local joints also that offer Italian, Thai and Continental cuisine.

    Havelock Island

    When in Havelock Island, you can visit the below-mentioned places as per your convenience and time available: 

    1. Radhanagar Beach
    2. Kalapathar Beach
    3. Elephant Beach
    4. Neil’s Cove 

    Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep)

    Andaman Island has some of the most scenic spots for travel and nature lovers. The entire island is amazingly gorgeous but there is one place that nature lovers and beach bums never miss- Neil Island. If Andaman Island is a crown, then Neil Island is its most precious gem! Your search ends at Neil Island if you are looking for surreal natural surprises. It is home to thriving biodiversity, unexploited coral reefs, white sandy beaches, adventurous experiences, a notable population of birds and animal life, and a lot more. Some of the prettiest beaches in Andamans are located here. The scenic beaches boast of white sands and uninterrupted views of the clear

    Neil Island

    You can include the following places in your itinerary when you visit Neil Island:

    1. Bharatpur Beach
    2. Laxmanpur beach
    3. Sitapur Beach 
    4. Natural Bridge

    Baratang Island

    Are you planning to have a wonderful vacation in Andaman Island- the most beautiful union territory of India? If you want to do something different and rare that not many people do, then you should keep at least one day for Baratang Island. Known for its natural wonders, the island has impressive and dense mangrove creeks that endow it with unique splendor. The first gateway up north from the capital city, it is located between Middle and South Andaman. You need a full day to explore and praise its beauty. This popular one-day destination features fascinating tidal swamp forests that are hard to see anywhere else. 

    Baratang Island

    You can go and see the following places when in Baratang Island:

    1. Limestone Cave
    2. Mud Volcano
    3. Parrot Island
    4. Baludera Beach


    Rangat is a town in the Middle Andaman Island, Andaman Archipelago. It is one of the three counties administrative divisions of the North and Middle Andaman district. Its natural beauty can surprise whosoever visits Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The second largest town in Andamans, not many people know about its splendid beauty. But those who end up here are left awestruck by the attractions it offers. You can cherish gorgeous beaches with volcanic rocks as well as pristine sand, which are perfect for turtle nesting during the season. You can also visit a scenic waterfall or stroll around vast plantations of spices after monsoons here.

    Baratang Island

    Places to see in Rangat are mentioned below:

    1. Cuthbert Bay Beach
    2. Panchvati Hills
    3. Amkunj Beach
    4. Long Island
    5. Lalaji Bay View
    6. Guitar Island
    7. Dhani Nallah Mangrove


    Mayabunder is an undercover destination that is located 242 kilometers by road and 136 kilometers by ferry from Port Blair. It falls between Diglipur and Rangat. It is mostly visited by those tourists who are looking for something rare. Still not commercialised completely, the place is still growing as a tourist destination. Mayabunder is the headquarters of North and Middle Andaman District. It can be a preferred place for those looking for an exciting adventure as well as exploration. It is only visited by travellers, not tourists. We hope you understand that! 

    Mayabunder Island

    When in Mayanunder, you can visit the below-mentioned places as per your convenience: 

    1. Ray Hills
    2. Austin X
    3. Karmatang Beach
    4. Avis Island
    5. Interview Island

    Diglipur Island

    Andaman Island is so much more than only sea and sand. If you want to witness impressive natural attractions, then you should spend time in Diglipur. The surrounding sights are amazingly beautiful as well. 

    Diglipur Island

    Have a look at what you can explore in and around Diglipur:

    1. Ram Nagar Beach
    2. Lamiya Bay Beach
    3. Alfred Caves
    4. Jal Tikry
    5. Ross & Smith Island
    6. Kalipur Beach
    7. Saddle Peak National Park

    If you are in the planning stage of your vacation in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then contact Andaman Island Travels to make all your bookings. A well-known and trusted tour agency, it is located in Port Blair and is committed to help you in planning the holiday of your dreams as per your budget and requirements.

  • Andaman Island, the untouched Indian union territory, is a storehouse of adventure sports for adrenaline junkies from all over the world. Especially famous for its water sports, the island is popular for offering such activities that can be enjoyed by swimmers as well as non-swimmers. Its islands are famous among adventure seekers owing to the diversity of water sports one can experience here. Having a multitude of activities available for one and all, no one can get bored on this little piece of paradise. 

    We present here some of the famed water sports in Andaman Island that you should definitely try during your vacation here. 

    Banana Boat Ride

    Banana boat rides are known to have the perfect blend of fun and adventure. This splendid and exciting activity is a must-try in Andaman Island. These boats are shaped like a banana and are tied behind a speed boat to gain speed. A total of six people can ride on these boats, and that includes an instructor as well. It is absolutely safe as everyone is given a life jacket. Don’t hold yourself back and go for this activity when in Andamans. It is counted among the best sports here.

    Banana Boat Ride

    Best place- Havelock Island and Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex


    Haven’t tried snorkeling yet? No problem! Probably, you were destined to do this water activity at the best place in India. You will notice the colorful reefs of the ocean shining through your underwater goggles. You can have a look at the marine life and the rarest corals while performing this activity in Andaman Island. 


    Best place: Elephant beach, North Bay and Jolly Buoy

    Scuba Diving

    Andaman Island has a number of scuba diving centres from where you can get your PADI certification (basic and advanced levels). But to go for your first fun dive, you don’t need any kind of certification. If you don’t know swimming, even then it is absolutely fine. So what are you waiting for? The miraculous natural marine life under the enchanting waters of the island is waiting for you. Scuba diving is the best water activity in the world, and doing it for the first time in Havelock Island would be an experience of a lifetime for you. Whether you are a swimmer or a non-swimmer, this activity is an excellent option for you. To enjoy it to the fullest, always listen to your instructor and follow his instructions.

    Scuba Diving

    Best place- Elephant beach


    It is an incredible water sport that anyone can enjoy in Andaman Island. Parasailing offers a fantastic combo of water and airborne adventure. While harnessed in a parachute, you are tied behind a motorboat with a rope. As the boat speeds off into the sea, you start flying like a kite in the sky! You may get to dip into the water as well. The whole experience is extremely enthralling! This activity is something that you should not miss at any cost in Andaman Island. And yes, wear clothes in which you can move comfortably. 


    Best place- Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

    Undersea Walking 

    A superb fun adventure sport, absolutely no experience is required to do this. There is not any complicated equipment to handle. Just wear the helmet and walk on the smooth and clean sand of the seafloor. You will get a close-up view of the underwater world without any hassle. The instructors are there by your side at all times, thus it is perfectly safe to do. Neither your contact lenses/glasses nor your fancy hairdo will get messed up under the water. No wonder it is one of the most preferred water sports! Are you excited to try underwater sea walk in Andaman Island?

    Sea walking

    Best place- Elephant beach

    Jet Skiing

    Jet skiing definitely stands out among all the water sports in Andaman Island. However, it is affected by weather conditions. It should not be done during a heavy downpour or a storm; otherwise it would be highly dangerous. Therefore, before heading out to enjoy this superb activity, don’t forget to check the weather conditions first. And for your own safety, don’t stand up while driving the jet ski.

    Jet skiing

    Best place- Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

    Speed Boating

    If you are someone who wants to be in the waters but doesn’t want to get in, then this activity is particularly for you. By speed boating, you can experience the thrill but still be completely safe. This is the perfect water sport for you. While the speed boat splashes through the waters at a fast pace, you will be inside, safety and in your life jacket. Swimmer or otherwise, you just cannot miss this water activity when in Andaman Island. So, are you ready?

    Speed boating

    Best place- Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex

    Glass Bottom Boating

    To do this, you have to be in a tiny boat with the bottom made up of glass. As it sails through the sea, you can have a glimpse of the water. This is very popular in Port Blair. One can enjoy glass bottom boat rides from Water Sports Complex to North Bay Coral Island or from Port Blair to Jolly Buoy Island. Yes, you have to wear a life jacket. One of the finest sea sports, it is a magical experience for sure. When in Andaman Island, do not miss this activity.

    Glass Bottom Boat

    Seaplane Ride

    Want to have an awesome experience of being in a commercial seaplane? Andaman Island is your one-stop destination to fulfill this dream of yours. One of the best adventure sports, a ride in one of them should not be missed by you at any cost. These planes carry a total of nine passengers at a time and take you from Port Blair to Havelock Island. In just 15 minutes, you will reach your destination which otherwise takes two hours via ferry. Just check the weather forecast before going for the adventurous ride.

    Sea Plane Ride

    Best place- Port Blair

    Excited to try any one of these water activities? All you have to do is contact Andaman Island Travels to make all the bookings for you. Its experienced tour operators will take care of all your travel requirements including accommodation as well.

  • Andaman Islands are known for highly impeccable beaches that promise a perfect beach vacation. The cherry on the cake, its food further adds to an amazing travel experience, especially for foodies. Along with being a paradise of natural beauty, it is a paradise of mouth-watering food as well. The islands have some of the best restaurants and food outlets that are known for serving a wide variety of cuisines. While tripping around the island, you have to try and taste lip-smacking authentic dishes to satisfy your taste buds!

    “But where to eat?” is an all-time concern of even the seasoned travellers. So, we thought of helping you out by bringing you this quick foodie guide that includes the best places to eat anywhere in Andaman Islands. Have a look!

    Where to eat in Andaman Islands?

    There are a number of eating places ranging from cute cafes to lavish restaurants in this Indian union territory. Therefore, you will get to choose from many options. To relish the local and authentic food, try out these places across the island.

    We have covered the best food outlets across all the major attractions such as Port Blair, Havelock Island, Neil Island, Baratang Island, Rangat, Mayabunder, and Diglipur. These are the most visited places. We have also mentioned their USP so that choosing any one of them becomes easier for you depending on your mood. Check out the best restaurants in Andaman Islands below:

    Best Restaurants& Food Outlets in Port Blair

    1. New Lighthouse Residency- Extra points for ambiance 
    2. Annapurna Restaurant- Perfect for vegetarians 
    3. Ananda Multi Cuisine Restaurant- Indulge in diverse cuisines
    4. Rola Costa Restaurant & Juice Center- For healthy juices 
    5. Gagan Restaurant- Complete worth for money
    6. Icy Spicy family Restaurant- Perfect for family lunch
    7. Sea Food Delight- The best seafood 
    8. Tandoor- North Indian dishes also available 
    9. Cafe Down Under- Perfect spot for friends 
    10. TRIO – The family restaurant- Feel the Majestic Ambience
    11. Bella Bay Dinner Cruise- Food on the cruise 
    12. Anju Coco Family Restaurant- Perfect for big families 
    13. Rajasthani Dhaba- For authentic Rajasthani dishes 
    14. Happy Belly- On-wheel restaurant
    15. Gem Continental- For scrumptious food 


    Port Blair Restaurant


    Port Blair Restaurant

    Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Havelock Island

    1. Sea Dragon Restaurant- Nice ambiance 
    2. Something Different- A beachside cafe
    3. Anju Coco Resto- Grilled tuna delicacy is a must
    4. Fat Martin Café- For beachy vibes
    5. Full Moon Café- Enjoy the seafood
    6. Bonova Café- Yummy delicacies 
    7. Dakshin Restaurant- For amazing south Indian cuisine 
    8. Golden Spoon- Not-so-expensive dishes 
    9. The Nemo Café- Enjoy nightlife here 

    Havelock-Island Restaurant

    Havelock Island Restaurant

    Havelock Island Restaurant

    Havelock Island Restaurant

    Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Neil Island

    1. Hungry Stone Restaurant- Good for groups 
    2. Seashell Restaurant- Have some finger-licking seafood
    3. Ripon Sea foods- Mouthwatering seafood 
    4. YatriDhaba- Taste at affordable prices 
    5. Full Moon Café- Great seafood restaurant 
    6. Dugong Restaurant- For a relaxed atmosphere 
    7. Sea Zaika- Famous among both, locals and tourists

    Neil Island Restaurant

    Neil Island Restaurant

    Neil Island Restaurant

    Neil Island restaurant

    Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Baratang Island

    1. Dew Dale Restaurant- Serving lip-smacking food 
    2. Jetty Hotel- Comfortable environment
    3. AMS Restaurant- From local to continental food
    4. Port Canteen- Good services 
    5. Sujath Bar & Restaurant- For a relaxed evening 
    6. DeeyaBaroi Hotel- Soothe your taste buds

    Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Rangat

    1. Bodhi Bengali Restaurant- For authentic Bengali food
    2. Royal Restaurant- Modern ambiance 
    3. Sai Kripa- For vegetarian food 
    4. Aroma Restaurant- For fast food

    Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Mayabunder

    1. Hotel Sea and Sand- Good seafood
    2. Carlo Restaurant & Bar- To enjoy drinks 
    3. Hotel Payal Garden & Bar- Dine-in amid a nice atmosphere 
    4. JM Baxi Resort & Restaurant- For pleasing food

    Best Restaurants & Food Outlets in Diglipur

    1. Anu Bar & Restaurant- Bar at not-so-expensive prices 
    2. Hira Restaurant- Good food at good prices 
    3. Dolphin Restaurant- For heartwarming hospitality
    4. The Hangout Restro- For varied cuisines 
    5. Foodies- For delicious pocket-friendly food 

    These restaurants and eateries offer everything ranging from authentic seafood to homelike Indian cuisines. Having meals here can make your island vacation more memorable. Before even stepping on the land of good food, you now know where to eat and what to eat. Make sure to keep this quick food guide handy and tick-off as many of these as possible!If you are planning to spend quality time with your family, friends orthe special one, then choose from these best restaurants in any of the top places to see in Andaman Islands.

    If you are planning a vacation in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, then contact Andaman Island Travels to make all your bookings. A well-known and trusted tour agency, it is located in Port Blair and is committed to help you in planning the holiday of your dreams as per your budget and requirements. Whether it is your accommodation, airport or ferry transfer, any adventure activity that you want to do, book a cruise, or hire a car, it will take care of all your needs in the best way possible.

  • These days, many of us have started to prefer an intimate wedding in an exotic destination. Gone are the days when one wanted to invite hundreds of guests to their conventional and big fat wedding celebrations. Now, couples want to have special, peaceful, and snug ceremonies that are in some way an extension of who they are. 

    Your search ends in Andaman Island if the upper limit of your guest list is somewhere in double digits and if you have always liked the idea of having your wedding on an isolated island. The enchanting beaches revealing the blue hues will give your senses a natural high. 

    However, everything is not that easy at all. There are a few crucial things that you should consider before finalising the Andaman Island as your beach wedding destination.

    #1 Weather is God

    Weather is God

    The climate of this island is tropical. Throughout the year, temperatures remain in the range of 22-32 degrees Celsius. However, monsoons can play spoiler. Ferries and flights are often cancelled or delayed between mid-May and mid-September as it is the period of heavy rains. Thus, you cannot plan a wedding during this time. 

    Late November to mid-April is the ideal time period. Months from December to March are sunny with favorable diving conditions and turtle nesting. Thus, the place is relatively crowded during this time. But you can consider planning your wedding here until August.

    #2 Don’t expect too much luxury

    Don’t expect too much luxury

    Everybody has a different idea of luxury. For some, the fanciest car is the true lavishness while for others, it’s all about having a vacation in a cruise line sipping the costliest wine. Then there is one more category of people for whom spending a good time close to nature is the ultimate luxury. If you and your would-be are also one of them, then you will definitely be able to find luxury in abundance in Andamans. The fresh air, cool breeze, palm trees, and vast stretches of the blue ocean are enough to spoil you to a great extent. You would find true happiness by carrying out your wedding ceremonies at a distance from the chaotic city life.

    #3 Not overly grand, luxurious & super expensive properties

    Andaman Island is not known for excessively posh hotel properties. Rather, it has the most beautiful and delightful boutique resorts in the lap of nature. If you have decided to get hitched here, then we would love to recommend you the best resort for your beach wedding- Havelock Island Beach Resort. You can exchange rings or have a traditional Indian wedding with pheras at this fancy resort that is popular for its private gorgeous sandy beach, an azure ocean, and tropical greenery. This charming property in Havelock Island is perfect for lovebirds to have ceremonies by the turquoise waters. You can customise the wedding menu and have a delicious lunch under the blue sky as well. Its quaintness will make you go weak at your knees. The wooden cottages of the resort are sure to get appreciated by you as well as your guests. It is the perfect spot for an intimate ethereal wedding.

    #4 Logistics and suppliers

    Logistics and suppliers

    There are no direct flights to Andaman Island from everywhere. For instance, if you are flying from Delhi or Mumbai, then you will have a layover in Hyderabad or somewhere else. From there, you will be flying to Port Blair, the capital of the island. Its airport is Vir Savarkar Airport. However, there are direct flights also from a few cities such as Chennai, Bangalore, and Kolkata. 

    To reach any major island from Port Blair, you will be required to take a government ferry or faster private catamaran. However, the timetables are not predictable and services are slow. Sometimes, it can take up to three to four hours to reach Havelock or Neil Island.

    These islands are not that much commercialised and thus, services like that of decorators, etc. are limited. But then, the island is miraculously stunning that it doesn’t need any artificial decorations. A surreal, simple, and organic set up can be created with different varieties of flowers, seashells, and candles. But if you have booked Havelock Island Beach Resort, then you don’t have to worry at all. All the required services will be available here including a photographer and makeup artist as well. Just leave everything to their expert planners and you focus on having the most romantic day of your life. 

    #5 A little unconventional entertainment

    A little unconventional entertainment

    Andamans offer a different kind of amusement. Shadi band and DJ set up in these farfetched islands is not a good idea because that can be done in your own city as well. So, what’s the point of travelling all the way here? In this little piece of heaven, you should entertain yourself and your guests with diverse activities like snorkeling, diving, kayaking, island hopping, nature walks, and sea walking. If you are an adventure-lover, then this is the best place for you to exchange rings. No wedding can be more memorable than this for anyone who is going to attend it.

    These are a few reality checks that we have presented to just give you a little heads up on what to expect when you are picturising your marriage celebrations in the unbelievably enthralling islands. If you and your partner are of those kinds who want a unique and unconventional sort of wedding, then choosing the magical Andaman Islands would be the best decision ever because nothing can get more delightful than this. 

    A little unconventional entertainment

    Having a destination wedding is a dream for many. A splendid destination like a beach where you get to experience crashing waves, beach vibes along with cool, multiple hues in the backdrop is something that would make any celebration unforgettable. Having a peaceful wedding with a small gathering of your close friends and family members far from the hullabaloo of the city life is what you need to experience the best day of your life!

  • Since childhood, every girl starts picturizing her dream wedding, but we don’t think any of them ever thought about an Underwater Wedding! Won’t it be a fairytale wedding idea when the couple dons a diving gear to go deep and exchange the vows with the love of their life? Just imagine! 

    The best thing is that there are options for every budget, ranging from 5-star properties to affordable beach resorts. In fact, you might actually spend less doing it this way as you get to save your money on flowers and other things. You and your guests will always remember your magical ‘Little Mermaid’ wedding whole life!

    What does an underwater wedding involve?

    What does an underwater wedding involve?

    • There are certain places that require you to be a PADI certified diver first. But don’t worry in case you are not one because there are a number of other scuba diving sites that don’t need any kind of certification. Undoubtedly, you will have a lot more freedom underwater if you are certified. And if you are not, then the instructors will go down with you to assist you under the water.
    • There are some hotels and resorts that offer different underwater wedding package deals to get you and your partner certified before the D-Day. They also provide a few rehearsals. 
    • If you choose to get married in a shallow area, then you can have all your guests around you to witness the ceremony. This could be just four-feet water.
    • To make the wedding legal, the presence of a certified officiator is mandatory. He can be arranged by the resort or the company doing your wedding planning. And since you can’t sign anything under the water, he will give you documents as soon as you both get out of the water.
    • As you can’t say your vows under the water, you can say them ahead of time. You can also choose to write them on a dry erase board or a laminated sheet, and carry it down with you. And if you don’t want to necessarily ‘say’ yes, then you can make use of sign language options. Sounds exciting, right?
    • You can still wear your lovely white wedding dress and classy tuxedo under the waves. It would be so much fun. You don’t have to compromise on anything at all!
    • A very popular and preferred beach resort located in the Havelock Island of Andamans, Havelock Island Beach Resort, is capable of making arrangements of an expert photographer and videographer so that you can capture great shots of your underwater ceremony. The most precious moments of your life deserve to get recorded, and the resort will fulfill this wish of yours. 
    • Are you thinking about how your friends and family will attend your underwater wedding? Don’t worry. The resort’s experienced underwater videographer will stream the live video from down for everyone present back on land. They can watch the entire ceremony on big screens. 
    • You can also choose to bring the best man and maid of honor underwater along with you. 
    • After coming out of the water, the couple can get dressed again and have a high-spirited reception party with all the champagne popping to celebrate with its near and dear ones later. 
    • Havelock Island, which is a great ocean destination, is known for its highly delicious seafood. Luckily, the best on the whole island is served at the Havelock Island Beach Resort. So, your guests are definitely going to remember the food until so many years to come. Hands down, the catering services of the resort are excellent. 

    Best places to get married underwater

    Best places to get married underwater

    Best places to get married underwater

    • India- Andaman Island, a union territory, is a little piece of marine paradise on earth. The underwater visibility and weather conditions are very good here. Havelock Island is your one-stop destination for having an underwater wedding.
    • Hawaii- Counted among the dreamiest places on the planet, you can choose to have an underwater wedding surrounded by sharks here, in case you are extremely adventurous. 
    • Baja California- The rings are given in a clamshell here. Just right out of a fairytale! 
    • Thailand- A cost-effective option in comparison to many others on this list, this country has been conducting underwater weddings since the early 90s. 
    • Bora Bora- It has a wedding chapel that is thirteen feet under the water. Just wear an underwater helmet and scuba gear, and dive in. You don’t have to be trained to get married here. 
    • Mauritius- Being an amazing destination for an underwater wedding, you can also choose to get married in a submarine here.
    • Cayman Islands- This option is perfect for those couples who are truly daring.
    • The Bahamas- Couples please note that you need to say “I do” before sunset here. There are spots where you can get married in the presence of sharks swimming around you both. 
    • Fort Lauderdale- Here, your guests can attend your wedding ceremony by snorkeling above you. They can watch everything from a spot in shallow waters. 
    • Trinidad and Tobago- According to a rumor, couples getting married in the Nylon Pool get the miraculous gift of a happy life ever after! Who doesn’t want that?
    • Australia- We haven’t found anyone yet who doesn’t want to get married next to the Great Barrier Reef!

    Best places to get married underwater

    These kinds of weddings are considered highly rare and unique, but Havelock Island is India is becoming a great destination for having an underwater ceremony owing to its colorful corals, rich marine life, and incredible natural beauty. If you are an ocean-lover (or not), such kind of a celebration is the wedding of the century for sure. And to help you further with all your planning and arrangements, Havelock Island Beach Resort is always present at your service. The magic of such a wedding will be etched in everyone’s heart for always.

  • A town in the Middle Andaman Island, Andaman Archipelago, Rangat is one of the three counties administrative divisions of the North and Middle Andaman district. Its natural beauty can surprise whosoever visits Andaman and Nicobar Islands- the loveliest union territory of India. The second largest town in Andamans, it is not very popular among travellers yet. Not many people know about its splendid beauty, but those who end up here are left awestruck by the attractions it offers. You can witness gorgeous beaches with volcanic rocks as well as pristine sand, which are perfect for turtle nesting during the season (December to January). The mangrove sanctuaries and awareness centres with the longest walking trails among mangrove forests in the country are sure to leave you spellbound. Wait, there is more!! You can also visit a scenic waterfall or stroll around vast plantations of spices after monsoons here.

    Rangat Island

    All the attraction spots are more or less equidistant from Rangat. So you have to do some planning if you want to cover them all. Speaking of the town, you will see some shops, well-stocked market, food stalls and tea sellers. Locals may get over-friendly as they don’t see crowds of tourists. In our coming sections, we will be giving you more detailed information on what Rangat has in store for you on your visit. 

    Things to do and see in Rangat

    Things to do and see in Rangat

    Take a pit stop in Rangat if you are crossing it to visit any of its surrounding islands. Indulge yourself in a day trip of the attractions that are located in its close proximity. You can explore a few incredible places along with going for water activities like snorkeling and scuba diving also if you spend two days here. There are numerous beaches and points of interest here that you can plan to visit. All these sites have individual significance.

    If you are a true nature lover and want the much-needed ‘me-time’ surrounded by nature out there, then there is a long list of things that you can do and see. Trust us, the list is more than just lazing around in the beaches, soaking in their natural beauty and appreciate the greenery. You can spend your day sunbathing, swimming, watching the superabundant mangroves and most importantly, see the diverse species of turtles nesting in two of its beaches.

    Things to do and see in Rangat

    • Morrice Dera Beach- A very unique attraction, the twin rock at the beach presents itself as a rare yet beautiful rock formation. There is a walkway between these rocks that leads you to an eye-catching horizon viewpoint. It is a perfect spot to just sit and relax, and do absolutely nothing.
    • Amkunj Beach- Located in Nimbutala village at a distance of eight kilometers from Rangat, this beach is not less than a tiny piece of heaven. You can swim here and get a perfect tan along with complete peace of mind. It is a lovely place to sit and unwind on a bright sunny day.
    • Dhani Nallah Mangrove Walkway (Nature Walkway)- It is a one-kilometer long wooden boardwalk that twists through the mangrove creeks. This walkway is the longest one of its kind in India. It is perfect to observe the diverse mangrove eco-system at one place.

    Things to do and see in Rangat

    • The walkway opens up to the pristine long beach- Dhani Nallah Beach, which is popular as a hatchery ground for sea turtles. There is a small eco-hut, which is named as Olive Ridley, named after the most frequent turtle species of the beach. 
    • Yerrata Creek- Located eight Kilometers away from Rangat, it is known for its abundant mangrove life which makes it a great spot to observe and study a diverse variety of mangroves. The department of environment and forests has established a Mangrove Interpretation Centre here that displays different species of mangroves found on these islands.
    • Curtbert Bay Beach- It is a lengthy sandy beach located at a distance of twelve kilometers from Rangat. It is a well-known turtle nesting ground. The season is normally between December and February. If you want to witness this wonderful marvel of nature, then you should undoubtedly include this in your itinerary.
    • Panchavati Hills and Waterfalls- These beautiful hills surrounded by rocks fall in the outskirts of Rangat. Trekking is not advised on this small hill as a serene waterfall flows gently through the hills, making the rocks very slippery. The route to reach Panchavati is very scenic and photogenic as it is surrounded by agricultural farms. 

    Other sightseeing spots in Rangat include Long Island, Lalaji Bay View and Guitar Island. 

    Accommodation in Rangat Island

    Accommodation in Rangat Island

    Hotel Avis and Hotel Ross and Smith are two private properties in Rangat. The latter is a newly introduced hotel that started operating in 2018. Its guests have given decent service feedbacks. Both these hotels are good if you don’t expect excessive luxury or star category facilities while you stay in them.

    The Hawks Bill Nest is a resort of the Andaman & Nicobar Department of Tourism. You have to make your booking here in advance during the peak season to ensure your reservation. But we would highly recommend you to secure your bookings here through a local tour operator because online bookings mostly don’t work due to the poor internet connectivity in this offbeat destination. Andaman Island Travels is the one-stop destination for all your bookings for any corner of the whole island. Its expert tour operators will design your Andaman vacation exactly as per your requirements.

    Accommodation in Rangat Island

     Some of the other hotels where you can stay are as follows:

    • Hotel UK Nest
    • Hotel Priya International
    • Hotel Laxmi Villa

    Restaurant & Food Outlets in Rangat 

    If you are a foodie and looking for authentic Indian food during your stay in Rangat, then below-mentioned are the best places for you: 

    • Bodhi Bengali Restaurant
    • Royal Restaurant
    • Sai Kripa
    • Aroma Restaurant
  • The best thing you can do to enlighten your sense of taste when travelling to a new destination is to try out local food indigenous to that area. Andaman is a paradise for sea food lovers, as the staple food includes rice, coconut and lots of sea food freshly harvested from the oceans of Bay of Bengal. Andaman is a home to wide variety of cuisine including South India, Bengali, and Andhra. This culturally diverse tastes permeate high-end restaurants on the beach and less expensive cafes and hotels all over the Island.

    If you are heading to Andaman, get ready to fill your tummy with local dishes that this paradise has to offer. Confused what to eat or try? Here are some of Andaman’s most delectable multicultural dishes.


    Fish Curry

    Fish Curry

    Fish is the healthiest protein that we can have. The Island being close to Bay of Bengal is a home to many edible fishes. Therefore seafood lovers will never be disappointed here. The fish curry is rich in silky coconut milk, flavored with fennel, peppers, and native spices, the aroma of fresh curry leaves and tartness of tomato makes this dish mouth-watering. Pour the scrumptious gravy onto your plate, mix it with rice to experience the most blissful sauce of life.

    Macher Jhol

    Macher Jhol

    This curry turns out to be a magical dish by adding the fish masalas prepared in the most natural way. From the time Bengalis discovered the very essence of their existence, this dish has been complimenting their intangible cultural heritage of Bengal. Hence, the added advantage of Andaman Island falling in the coastal region brings in more joy to the natives as they get to experience the utterly delectable flavors blended with the fish. Never miss to taste the magic of Macher Jhol on your trip to Andaman.

    Chicken Tikka Masala

    Chicken Tikka Masala

    Chicken tikka masala is a true British national dish but in Indian cuisine it is improvised by adding sauce and some Indian spices. It is a creation of exotic Indian spices and cool British techniques. The major step is to tenderize the chicken by marinating with various spices, yogurt and then bake on a skewer. Then the grilled meat is cooked in a gravy flavored with a myriad of spices making it creamy, spicy and yummylicious! This utterly delicious dish is served with rice, roti or naan depending on the customers’ preference.

    Coconut Prawn Curry

    Coconut Prawn Curry

    Unlike other Indian recipes this is truly very aromatic and exotic! The curry is pretty authentic with spices that are freshly ground making it lip-smacking. The curry is served with steamed rice. This is truly a satisfying meal making you feel like you are home- warm, and safe. Don’t miss this authentic dish during your tour to Andaman, just imagine yourself sitting in a beach tasting this curry!

    Barbeque Food

    Barbeque Food

    Islands and barbequed fish go hand in hand. You have a wide variety of options in Andaman from whole fish like salmon to shrimp, and lobsters where everything is a mouthwatering choice. Barbeque is a delicious way to enjoy sea food seasoned with lemon, pepper and everything nice. Especially for seafood lovers or foodies this is a great opportunity to relish the delectable taste of freshly available fish barbequed at the sandy beaches of Andaman. Do try it! When you visit Andaman during your next holidays, this pristine beaches has a lot to offer when it comes to barbeque food.

    Tandoori Fish

    Tandoori Fish

    Cooking protein on a tandoor oven is an immensely popular method of cooking in India. Tandoori fish is packed with flavors making it spicy, smoky irresistible. The fish is marinated with yogurt, tomato puree, ginger, garlic, and green chilies before cooking to add a unique flavor to the dish. When served hot with lemon slices and onion salad. It is a must try during your trip to Andaman.

    Grilled Lobsters

    Grilled Lobsters

    Lobster is luxury! This luxury is found abundantly in the oceans of Andaman. Buying them live is the best way to guarantee its freshness, which is simple in Andaman. A whole grilled lobster with a simple dressing of chili spiked garlic butter will bring out its natural sweetness. Lobster is the most diverse and extravagant dish but a must try during your trip to keep you healthy all through your vacation

    Squid Fry

    Squid Fry

    This melting tender seafood is a perfect appetizer. Squid is cut into rings and mixed with a unique blend of spices to make it taste delectable. Fried squid is crispy, aromatic, and perfectly tender. This flavorful crispy seafood is a pure joy to indulge with on your trip to Andaman.

    Khadi Crabs

    Khadi Crabs

    Why not enjoy eating this cutaneous seafood in Andaman? Eating a portion of this has a lot of incredible health benefits. It is a great source of protein making it a perfect diet for fitness freaks during a vacation. Not only its benefits, when freshly prepared they are a delicacy to rival lobsters.

    For Vegetarians

    For Vegetarians

    If you are a vegetarian and don’t know what is food available for you on this land of Ocean? Eating healthy vegetarian and vegan meals during your trip is truly important. The island has got a lot of restaurants in and out where you can find yummy and authentic vegetarian food.

    Amritsari Kulcha

    Amritsari Kulcha

    Amritsari kulcha or stuffed Indian bread is a Punjabi special famous in Amritsar. It is usually stuffed with onions, potatoes, peas, and lentil while the kicked up version is more exotic when stuffed with cottage cheese. This scrumptious bread is rich, sophisticated and most importantly Yum! When served with chickpea and tamarind chutney soaked with onion gives it the additive tangy taste. During your visit to Andaman never ever forget to enjoy the rich flavor of this traditional meal.

    Indian Cuisine

    Indian Cuisine

    If you are unsure about the quintessential Indian cuisine then you must try Indian ‘Thali food’ which is more like a cultural exploration and makes for a complete meal itself. This traditional feast make for the perfect assortment of delicious regional dishes on a single platter. Every region has its own take on thali, with an array of different south Indian delicacies such as Chennai, Kerala, Bangalore, and Karnataka. Don’t miss the taste of South India served in small bowls on a thali. When you order Thali in restaurants and hotels of Andaman you get a large plate containing multiple bowls loaded with food.

    Rice, roti, and Naan

    Rice, roti, and Naan

    Rice is the staple food in Andaman, whereas Indian breads such as roti and naan are the primary menu of most people. Naan is a soft flat bread made of white flour ( all-purpose flour), and roti is made of wheat flour. Rice is harvested in the fields of Andaman so you can find rice in every restaurants and hotels. This combination is a balanced and healthy diet in every north Indian cuisine. One can fine roti, naan and rice in every restaurants and hotels of Andaman served with perfect combination of curries to experience the full splendor of the meal.

    Chili Curry

    Chili Curry

    This spicy vegan curry is full of flavor infused with delicious, aromatic Indian spices. The delectable and aromatic freshly ground spices makes this curry truly delicious. Chili curry is very hot and spicy, but it is totally worth trying. A trip to Andaman cannot be fulfilled for vegans without trying this curry so, don’t miss it!

  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a beach destination, which is on the bucket list of almost all types of travel enthusiasts from family vacationers to solo travellers. Port Blair is the capital city of this amazingly beautiful group of islands, which consists of some of the most clearest beaches in the world with an untouched marine life that has a plethora of never seen before underwater creatures, flora and fauna. As per the Government of India, Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory that comprises multiple groups of islands situated at the southeastern end of the Bay of Bengal.



    Andaman Islands was an integral part of the primeval trade route from Myanmar to India, as it was a pitstop for most of the traders and navy personnel’s and was administered by the britishers. And these islands became a union territory of India in 1956 under the independent Republic of India. In addition to that, these wonderfully sumptuous islands are home to some of the most ancient tribal communities that have avoided interaction with outsiders for centuries now. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands catched the eye of the world in the year 2004 because of a devastating tsunami that took place due to a disastrous earthquake. When we talk about the gross area of these mesmerizing group islands known as Great Andaman it is close to 90 Miles (146 Km) wide in total ,which includes over 300 islands. Furthermore, Nicobars include in total 19 islands that lie pretty close to Sumatra, Indonesia.

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands Climate and Wildlife

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands Climate and Wildlife

    There are sea breezes throughout the year on these gorgeous islands and port Blair weather mainly stays tropical. The weather is rainy from the month of May till September and there are usually some tropical cyclones in the month of October and November. These climatic conditions are one of the key reasons why these islands are covered with a densely green tropical forest, which consist of a wide spectrum of wildlife that includes a variety of species of trees. All these never seen before kinds of trees are fairly unique and can’t be seen in any of the metropolitan cities or their surrounding areas.


    Most of the islands on this union territory are not inhabited, both Andaman and Nicobar have 12 islands each that support human settlements and are populated. The majority of people residing in Andaman and Nicobar Islands are immigrants from the southern part of Asia. In addition to that, some of the most commonly spoken languages on these islands are Hindi, which is also the national language of India and Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu that are mainly spoken in the eastern and southern parts of republic of India, respectively. Furthermore, there are also a plethora of indigenous communities and inhabitants that stay mainly on the nicobar islands like Shompen, Sentinelese, Nicobarese, Onge, Jarawa and Great Andamanese, to name a few. People following Hindu and Christian religion are in majority and the muslim community is also a prominent minority on Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

    Economic Developments and Main Source of Earning

    Economic Developments and Main Source of Earning

    Farming is what most of the locals do on the Andaman Islands and they are one of the key cultivators of crops such as, high quality rice, tender coconuts, betel nuts,palm oil, cashews, rubber, tropical fruits and a diversity of spices like turmeric and cinnamon. And the fisheries are mainly focused towards domestic consumption and at times exporting a bit to Indian mainland.

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands Travel Industry

    Andaman and Nicobar Islands Travel Industry

    The hospitality business in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is growing at a substantial rate at present, with an extensive number of hotels in Andaman Islands, guesthouses and Andaman resorts scattered all across these wonderfully beautiful islands. Most of the tourists that visit this gorgeous vacation destination are from India and southeast asia. Some of the most visited travel attractions of Anadaman and Nicobar Islands are as following, 

    • Andaman Cellular Jail, which was completed in 1906 and is situated in Port Blair Andaman Nicobar.
    • Corbyn’s Cove Beach
    • Light and Sound Show at Cellular Jail as well as Ross Island
    • Ross Island 
    • North Bay Island
    • Anthropological Museum
    • Samudrika Naval Marine Museum
    • Marina Park & Fisheries Museum
    • Chatham Saw Mill
    • Japanese Bunkers
    • Chidiyatapu Beach
    • Sagarika Museum
    • Zoological Survey of India Museum
    • Forest Museum
    • Wandoor Beach & Mahatma Gandhi National Park
    • Viper Island (Presently closed by govt.)
    • Jolly Buoy 
    • Red Skin Island
    • Mount Harriet
    • Collenpur Beach
    • BadaBalu Beach at Collenpur
    • Cinque Island
    • Flat Bay
    • Sippighat Agricultural Farm
    • Campbell Bay National Park
    • Murugan Temple

    Modes of Transportation

    Modes of Transportation

    Most of the good quality roads are in the Southern part of Andaman. Port Blair the capital city andDiglipur are two of the busiest water harbours of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, respectively. A ferry and inter island boat facility connects Port Blair with all the other islands. If you are a tourist then you can also opt for private boat service or take a taxi if you are travelling by road. These islands can be reached by flight from almost any part of the world, as there are both direct and connection flights to the Port Blair Airport.

    Health Facilities at Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    Health Facilities at Andaman and Nicobar Islands

    All the basic health care facilities are offered completely free of charge to all the residents of these Islands. Being away from the Indian mainland, the administrative authorities on Andaman and Nicobar Islands focus on offering healthcare services in almost all the populated areas as well as rural areas with the help of numerous community health-care centers and sub centers, which are spread vastly all across these gorgeous islands.

    We hope that all this information has helped you get a better idea on what exactly Andaman and Nicobar Island has on offer for you, irrespective of the reason for your travel to this ever so gorgeous group of islands. Without a doubt, Andaman and Nicobar Islands have something for everyone from kids to old age people. So, what are you waiting for? Plan a trip to Andaman and Nicobar Islands today and spend quality time with your near and dear ones on the crystal clear blue water beaches of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. This website is a complete travel guide to Andaman islands, do go through it and get a better idea about the gorgeous Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

  • Looking to enjoy an unforgettable new year’s eve in an Island of Andaman? Ringing the New Year in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep) is an experience you won’t want to miss. They will be celebrating the start of a new decade the right way. Whether you’re interested in free fireworks on the beach, live music performances, or a banquet at a five-star restaurant, or just in case you need more reasons, we have a perfect line-up of events for you.

    Out with the past and in with the future

    Every year there is a wide variety of New Year’s Eve parties in the Havelock Island beach resort at Havelock Island. 31st December is celebrated as a festival around the world. People lookup for New Year celebration destinations to spend quality time with their family and friends apart from budget constrains rather than staying at home. You can book in advance for New Year’s Eve events that allow kids, family- friendly New Year’s Eve party, New Year’s Eve party including hotel stay, and more are included in a vacation package during New Year’s Eve in Havelock Island beach resort. You can gather around the world showcase lagoon, for an exciting midnight celebration. So come join us in Havelock Island the best Islands of Andaman, as New Year’s Festival light’s up the city in three countdowns!

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    The best is yet to come

    Andaman Island is the best destination for a great New Year’s party. Pre-booking is suggested during this time of the year to make the greatest memory of your lifetime. If you want to get a jump on the New Year’s Eve, Havelock Island is the place to do it. Maybe waiting hours for fireworks is not your idea then, you can enjoy parties in Havelock island beach resort with great music and premium booze. Just grab a hat, your partner and your best kicks to hit the dance floor where the DJ’s spin the hits at the Nemo café and beach bar at Havelock Island. The specific tour packages made exclusively to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Havelock Island makes sure the essence is captured perfectly. Havelock Island beach resort at Havelock Island is the best destination in Andaman to have a splendid beginning of the year.

    Celebrate the beginning with your loved ones

    The warmth of exploring the turquoise blue waters, white-sand beaches, the underwater marine life, the sun, adventurous water activities will fill you with life- long remembrance. New Year’s Eve package with cruise travel with your loved ones

    can be booked with the click of a single button. Nothing can be more euphoric than celebrating the beginning of the year with your loved ones on a cruise. The Havelock Island beach resort ensures that your whole night on the cruise is filled with love, laughter, fun, and entertainment. Book it to experience one of the best parties unlike other crowded beaches and clubs on New Year’s Eve.

    Champaign dinners in Havelock

    For the best gourmet, consider a reservation in Havelock Island, a neighborhood that blends upscale dining and a party atmosphere offering you the best of both to celebrate the end of the decade. Book a reservation at Havelock Island Beach resort to savor the elegant cuisine of Sea dragon bar and restaurant, for a trendy ambiance and a memorable candlelight dinner reserve a seat at Nemo Beach café and bar.

    The attractions

    In between all these festivities, leave some time to dig into the Islands of Andaman. Visit museums in Port Blair to explore Andaman’s cultural curiosity, Havelock Island has got the best beaches to feel the white sand beneath your feet, admire the main attraction- Howrah Bridge the natural bridge formation in Neill island, Explore the limestone caverns- Baratang Island, and venture into the life of the marine creatures underwater by water activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, jet-skiing, parasailing, sea walking and may more.

    Capture the moment!

    Click! Click! Click! A great way to capture the essence of the New Year’s night. Havelock Island has got the best picturesque view to create memories that last a lifetime. A perfect New Year’s Eve photo captures your spirit of togetherness, but capturing the moment is not always easy. However, this is quite a good opportunity to commemorate the beginning of the year.

    Endless possibilities for kids to have fun

    Looking for all the best things you can do with your kids? Havelock Island has got tons of activities, attractions, and more here. You can go from marveling at the dazzling coastline to exploring the outback to hanging with some of the world’s most fascinating marine organisms. Whether they’re younger kids needing something more laid-back and toddler-friendly, teens wanting a thrill, or even kids- at-heart wanting to treat the family, all of our kid’s experiences in Havelock Island

    will turn their frowns upside down. The pristine waters of Radha Nagar Beach, glass-bottom boat ride at the kalapathar beach excellent water activities and unlimited fun in Elephant beach, trekking to Elephant Island snorkeling for kids above age 4, Scuba diving or sea walking for kids above 7, last but not the least, building a sandcastle on the beach, will keep your children engaged all through the new year vacation.

    Airline booking usually opens a year in advance. As the proverb goes “the early bird catches the worm”, early booking-cheaper everything. Not only it’s cheaper, but you also have many more options on where, when, and how you travel. However, in a last-minute booking, you have to compromise in everything. After all, vacations are meant to make the experience more memorable. If you make an early booking, your package will be included anything from a complimentary flight upgrade to a reduced advance deposit. Also, you don’t have to make the full payment in the early booking.

    We all want the best things in life, so why not indulge and spend New Year’s Eve in the best Islands of India –Havelock Island of Andaman. Don’t start the year with regret! Get your tickets now to be the part of The Havelock Island’s New Year’s Eve Celebration.

  • Craving gorgeous beaches, stunning landscapes, picturesque view? Then look no further than the Andaman Islands. Did you know there are 572 islands out of which 37 are inhibited? They all have something to offer whether its adventure water activities, scenic lookout point, or gorgeous beaches you are looking for. Imagine yourself plunge into the spectacularly exquisite coral reef to snorkel or scuba dive, you get greeted by a shoal of bannerfish, lobsters, turtles hammerhead and kohl ray. Islands of Andaman offers a range of vacation experiences, from all-inclusive resorts to activities like hiking, scuba diving, jet-skiing, and snorkeling. It all comes down to what you wish for, so make a list of the things you are looking for, to do during this summer holiday. 

    From exotic flora and fauna to blue Ocean and charming sunset views to moon-lit walks on the beach Andaman Island will reward you with magnificent memories. Here’s a compilation of reasons why you should plan your next holiday to Andaman Island.

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    Feel as free as the wind

    Close your eyes and take a deep breath- to feel the beauty, magic, and miracles in the Islands of Andaman. It’s an amazing feeling when on a hot summer day, you stay where the wind is so strong. Your need to salty-sweet smell, cool breeze, and sunlight can be fulfilled by a beach holiday. When you hear the sound of the ocean waves, soft sand beneath your feet while cool breeze gushes through your hair, this makes you feel light and spark the sense of freedom in you. 

    Emotional well-being

    The view of the Ocean water, actually calms our mind says, psychologists. Have you ever felt your problems melt away by just staring at the view of the Ocean? A sense of peace overcomes our mental stress here. This is the best time of the year to spend an entire day in a dreamy hammock on a pristine idyllic Island. Can there be anything more blissful than lying down on the beach, spending quality time along with your loved ones, or just some precious me-time? Also, treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa treatment, read a book while sunbathing, listen to the waves, collect precious shells, build sandcastles. Just whisk away all your worries and stress here. 

    Embrace your love with kids in the Beach 

    Embrace your love with kids in the Beach

    Kids love to build sand-castle and create memories with their parents during summer vacation. A great time to leave the technology in your hotel rooms and spend some quality time, after all, summer vacation is for your kids. It’s pure fun for your child! While you get fit and healthy without even knowing. Spending uninterrupted time with them boosts a child’s self-confidence and self-worth. Your child’s brain goes to seeking and exploring when exposed to different scenery. It’s the right time to improve the cognitive, motor, and social skills of a child. They enhance creativity and feed the imagination.

    Explore the life underwater

    The pristine blue waters will tempt you to take a dip in the sea. However, an Island vacation is incomplete without experiencing scuba diving or snorkeling. There are more dive shops because of the shallow coral reef located just offshore. Get mesmerized with schools of beautifully patterned fishes, and aquatic species that cross your path while scuba diving, snorkel to admire the beautiful coral in the area. Whether you are on a romantic trip with your significant other or a family holiday you can enjoy water adventure together. Also, there are many other water activities like kayaking, Jet skiing, Parasailing, Boat riding for less adventure.

    Go for some shopping

    The Island is bound with markets, there are loads of things to buy in Andaman Island- good for shopaholics. There are particular shopping areas to explore, everyone from vintage sweethearts to bargain hunters and outlet darlings to luxury shoppers can satisfy their tingle to shop. Looking for pearls to gift someone special, aromatic spices for your own home, shells, timber craft, jute items, coconut handicrafts, sarongs, and hats then you shouldn’t miss shopping during your summer holidays in the Andaman Islands.

    Lip smacking local cuisine

    Indigenous Andaman Island cuisine incorporates diverse and delicious influences with an abundant array of fish and seafood harvested from local waters. The cuisine is determined mainly by its diverse population from Bengal, South India, North India, and Burma. Fresh fish and seafood graces every restaurant table headline and is a part of Andaman tourism packages. Some of the most common dishes you can taste are Lobsters, Khadi crabs, Prawns, Tandoori fish, and Squid fry. The Andaman barbeque is very important in Andaman cuisine. No matter, the pace of your trip or the size of your appetite, the World’s Most Delicious Island-Andaman guarantee to impress even the most particular taste buds.

    Click some great pictures

    Click some great pictures

    Vacations are the best time of the year, meant to be lived to the fullest and remembered for years to come. The memories that live in our minds and hearts fade with time, hence documenting the trip digitally helps you to remember the trip further down the road. Your family and friends may want to know your experiences during the vacation so, when they see your photos, they experience the joy and sights of the travel with you.

    Staying in Andaman is a blissful experience, you can wake up every day seeing the beautiful blue ocean waiting outside just for you. The best memory of a holiday is to return home with something new. Escaping from work and from all the pressure can help parents focus on ensuring their kids have the best time. Are you planning a beach vacation this summer holiday? You should definitely go to the Andaman Island with your family, reap all these benefits, and collect happy and fond memories together.

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  • One of the most sought after destinations in Northern Andamans, Ross and Smith Islands live up to the hype and mind you, that is not an easy thing to say. If you are pondering, why these islands must be in your travel itinerary to Andamans, here’s the response. Palm-fringed beaches, long shores, emerald ocean, and scenic wonders should rest the case. There is absolutely no dearth of fun to be had in the famed Twin Islands.

    Imagine walking over from one island to another via a slim fifty-meter long natural sand bar while being surrounded by crystal clear tranquil sea! While the pictures of cerulean waters, white sand bar, secluded beaches, and lots and lots of selfies with a palm-fringed backdrop on Instagram serve as a daily dose of inspiration, Twin Islands have so much more to offer. Behold, the top five reasons as to why Ross and Smith Islands must be a stopover in your Andaman travel itinerary!

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    1. Straight Out Of A Postcard

    Marooned in the north of the Andamans Islands the mystic twin islands are generously blessed by mother nature. Littered with captivating sea-shells these islands receive a fair share of travellers and honeymooners on board every year. The Ross-and-Smith Islands or ‘Twin Islands’ should not be confused with the more popular Ross Islands, also known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep. The unique selling proposition of these “twin islands” is that they are two different islands connected via a strip of white sand. Visible only during low tides, the crescent-shaped “Sandbar Beach” gets submerged during high tide isolating the two islands.

    Wondering what to expect once you step on the island? Tropical forests envelop the virgin beaches that are dotted with a few beach chairs, tree houses, bamboo huts and changing rooms keeping travellers in mind. The crystal clear water makes it an ideal place for spotting beautiful coral reefs and colourful species of fishes underwater. The islands offer an engulfing solitude where visitors can spend hours sunbathing in solace along with other aquatic experiences.

    2. The Ocean & the Adventure

    There is nothing more ardent than walking along the beach to the sight of waves crashing on the shore; but, if you’re looking for something besides this, twin-islands have more in store for you. The crystal clear water surrounding Ross & Smith Islands is ideal for

    snorkelling and swimming. In order to preserve the landscape, commercial activities have not yet been permitted on the island. Nevertheless, in the absence of service providers for the same, you should bring your snorkelling gear to explore the hidden underground beauty.

    If you are a novice at swimming, one side of the sand bar has shallow water, making it easier and safe for beginners. While talking about the aquatic delights of Ross & Smith Islands, we can not miss the highlight of the island, Marine Sanctuary. It is the perfect place for spotting gorgeous coral reefs underwater and a rare collection of colourful fishes.

    3. Happy Island Hopping

    If you are on the verge of deciding whether to visit Andamans or not, a mere photograph of Ross & Smith Islands is enough to make you do it. But here is another reason to add to your list. Twin Islands seem like a little piece of tropical utopia right out of a dreamy picture postcard. If you visit Ross Island in a non-peak season, you can experience having the beach exclusively to yourself. Smith Island is apt for island camping, enjoying village life and hiking a lovely nature trail among the tropical forests. At times the wild elephants that reside in the forests can be found bathing in the sun.

    While Ross Island is wild and rugged, Smith Island is catered and manicured for the tourists. These islands in all their wilderness and glory invite you to take in memories that’ll last longer than those tan lines. If we had to sum up what to expect while visiting the Twin Islands, we would probably tell you this. Strolling on the beach, walking barefoot on the fine powdery sand, island hopping from one island to the other, swimming in the clear waters, and just soaking up the sun! Sounds like an ideal day in Ross & Smith Islands.

    4. Solace in Solitude

    Floating in the Bay of Bengal, the Andaman archipelago lies in the east of the Indian mainland. Imagine being approximately 320 kilometres away from the hustle-bustle of the capital, Port Blair, drinking in the calm of the green and blue hue of the ocean. Ross & Smith Islands offer exclusivity and privacy to travellers. You can spend hours sipping on your coconut water without a soul to disturb your solace. Smith Island, as mentioned earlier in the blog, is ideal for experiencing village life.

    The Island houses a small village with nearly 60 families, and accommodation is offered by the Directorate of Tourism. Bookings are tricky to arrange during the peak season, owing to increased demand. Tucked away far away from the cacophony of mundane city life, these exotic islands give a substantial competition to Maldives and Seychelles. The waves do not roar while crashing against the shoreline and are rather calm and demure.

    Leave your worries aside as you witness this vast beauty of sea; lazily reaching out over miles and rippling in different tints of blue.

    5. Instagram-Worthy

    A few years ago, visiting a destination solely because it was Instagram worthy, would be rare, today, not really. In fact, social media has crawled into our lives and has been an intimate part of our lives ever since. Travel is no different. We see a place online, read about it, and eventually put it on our bucket list. Ross & Smith Islands is that very destination that you would have seen on tabloids and magazines, earning it a reputation of ‘a slice of heaven’.

    An aerial shot of two oh-so-beautiful islands surrounded by emerald waters connected by a strip of sand has made rounds in several publications and social media. It’s a palette of green and blue, on land as well as sea. The islands serve as a diverse backdrop for your photographic memories, one that’ll be apt for your polaroids. Remember to bring your camera along. To capture the sky changing its colours, the notoriety of the water, and the tranquillity of the beach. Carpe Diem!

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