From 3rd August 2021 Tourism activities re-open in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. In view of the steady decline in cases of COVID-19 in Andaman Nicobar Islands an order has been issued by the Director of Tourism Department today regarding reopening of all Tourism activities in South Andaman and North Middle Andaman District from today.
The tourists are allowed to visit Baratang/North & Middle Andaman subject to compulsory RAT testing for Andaman Trunk Road commuters which will be carried out at Forest check post on the spot / same day on payment of applicable charges
General Guidelines defined for traveling to Andaman Islands during COVID :
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.
After consuming the whole day’s energy in hopping among different interesting things like scuba diving, snorkeling, underwater walking ,late night parties in terrific pubs and what not, you need a good space to have your sound sleep so that you can repeat it on the next day(Eat-Enjoy-Sleep-Repeat, now you got me right). Moreover, you are here at insanely beautiful Havelock for cutting out stress from your life right ? So, its utmost needed your all the stay related needs at Havelock are tackled efficiently ranging from food, drinks, entertainment, shopping, and other activities. Well, for this Havelock Island need not have last resort but lots of awesome Resorts for you. Ohh, common take me literally this time.
Havelock Island Beach Resort –
Built in 2014, Havelock Island Beach Resort is a distinct addition to Andaman and Nicobar Islands and a smart as well as most popular choice for travelers. The hotel lies 62 Km from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations.
Guests have the option to choose from its eight well-kept rooms that are fitted with required conveniences.
Havelock Island Resort is a new luxurious stay in Havelock Island that is strategically located by Nemo’s reef. They have wide range of accommodations ranging from 76 deluxe cottages, 4 suites, 6 luxury suite cottages and 2 family suite cottages. Each room includes king-size bed, drinking water, makeup mirror, hairdryer, tea kettle, closet, toiletries, air-conditioner, towels, toiletries, separate seating area, clothes rack, sit-outs, reading lamp, attached bathroom and hot/cold water supply. Havelock Island Beach Resort provides housekeeping, medical aid, and round the clock room service to its visitors. The property has swimming pool, coffee shop, and 24-hour front desk available too. Furthermore, the accommodation in Havelock arranges candle light dinner, scuba diving, snorkeling, and other water sports for the visitors on request.Veer Savarkar International Airport (60 km) is one of the travel hubs help guests reach the hotel. Visitors can explore tourist spots like Radhanagar Beach (10 km) and Kalapather Beach (6 km). The bathrooms are spacious with modern fittings. The rooms have an outdoor seating area with lay-back chairs and a table. The suites are located closer to the beach and the café. They have roofs that appear thatched and a single glass window with a view of the sea.Guests can avail of pick-up and drop services, laundry, internet facilities, as well as room service from the Sea Dragon restaurant. The restaurant offers a variety of food for vegetarians and non-vegetarians. The in-house multi-cuisine restaurant serves a selection of delicacies to its patrons.
The outdoor café Nemo’s Café is on the beach, its black furniture contrasts the white sand and is a place where guests can relax and enjoy nature.
Munjoh Ocean Resort (Vijay Nagar (No. 5), Havelock island) –
Popular with families and honeymooners, the Munjoh Ocean Resort is the best for those who want a relaxed and pampered vacation. This luxurious resort on Beach No. 5 is nestled between coconut and betel tree groves that surround a little fresh water pond. A well-designed reception greets visitors, with a free lending library available for guests.
The resort offers ocean suites, beach villas, a garden chalet and a large lotus suite - all with comfortable rooms equipped with modern amenities. Some of these have kitchenettes and patios, with a massage bathtub placed outside. You can even hire a personal butler who will attend to all your needs throughout your stay.
The resort also has its own diving centre and instructors. They also organise snorkelling, fishing trips and sea walks on request. The Betel, their multi-cuisine restaurant serves a decent spread of oriental, Indian and continental food.
Symphony Palms Resort (Govind Nagar, Havelock Island) -
Symphony Palms Beach Resort is one of the biggest luxury resorts in Havelock and is still growing. They are hospitable and their trained personnel ensure a memorable stay for each and every guest. It is especially popular with honeymooners and couples.
The resort offers seventy comfortable cottages situated in the lush garden and twenty of those are set on a lovely beachfront on beach No. 3. The cottages are all neatly built with well-maintained rooms and charming wooden interiors. The furniture is up to date, the beds are comfortable and the en-suite bathrooms are spotless. Every cottage has a lovely sit out area, with the lagoon suites facing the sea.
The in-house multi cuisine restaurant offers a wide selection of Indian, Continental and Mughlai dishes and there is also a bar which serves different brands of beer and cocktails. There is no doubt the resort is quite pricey but compared to other similar places it is worth every penny.
Symphony Palms resort offers sheer luxury with almost all modern amenities one needs on a cast away island. There is no Internet and no cell reception at times, but this is the situation on most of the island in general.
Sea Shell Havelock (Govind Nagar,Village No. 2, Havelock island) -
The Sea Shell Resort on Havelock, like its other branches on Andaman, pampers its guests with its charming villas and cottages offering a rustic feel with a touch of modern design.
They have four accommodation options, all of which are equally clean and comfortable with modern amenities. The villas and cottages are spread out among palm trees and the lagoon villas offer a lovely view of the beach.
Though the sea here is not ideal for swimming because of mangroves and corals, the resort provides sunbeds and shades for guests to relax by the sea. They also boast of a well-stocked bar, a diving centre and a multi-cuisine restaurant.
Barefoot Resort (Radhanagar Village , Beach No 7, Havelock Island ) -
Hidden in a lush-green forest of indigenous Mahua trees, adjoining the world renowned Radhanagar Beach lies the luxurious Barefoot at Havelock Jungle Resort. Its 19 exquisitely designed thatch and wood cottages are categorized into two types – Nicobari Cottages and Andaman Villas and come with great interiors, basic furniture and en-suite bathrooms. However, you should bear in mind that these huts are made of natural material (which intend to attract insects) and are not equipped with TVs and/or intercoms – giving you a real taste of the solace in the islands. Laundry services and car parking is also available at the resort. While you are here, you can also avail the services of their Ayurvedic Massage Centre.
Their in-house restaurant serves lip-smacking Indian, Chinese and Continental cuisine. Enjoy the evening dining in this hideaway all while listening to soulful jazz and lounge music and treating yourself to the freshest seafood.
Taj Exotica Resort and Spa (Radhanagar Beach at Havelock Island) -
Occupying 46 acres on the famed Radhanagar Beach at Havelock Island, Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans features an outdoor Olympic length swimming pool, fitness center and garden in Havelock Island. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi in the lobby area. Every room comes with a balcony with garden views.
The resort provides guests with a bath, free toiletries, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and DVD Player. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom with a hair dryer, while some boast pool views. The units at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans include air conditioning and a desk.
A continental breakfast is served every morning at the property.
The accommodations offers a sun terrace. You can play table tennis, billiards and mini-golf at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans, and car hire is available. Other activities include picking mangoes, mud apples and mulberries at the orchards, jungle treks, beach picnics, supervised scuba diving, snorkeling, night kayaking and shell-craft lessons at the Recreational Center.
The property features concept restaurants such as Shoreline, The Settlers along with beauty and wellness treatments at the Jiva Spa.
Neil Island is 12 mi from the resort. The nearest airport is Veer Savarkar International, 57 mi from Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Andamans, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service. Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.
Coral Reef Beach Resort
Coral Reef Resort has a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a bar and shared lounge in Havelock Island. Each accommodations at the 4-star resort has pool views, and guests can enjoy access to a garden and to a private beach area. The accommodations offers a 24-hour front desk, a shuttle service, room service and free WiFi.
All guest rooms come with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. All rooms at the resort are fitted with a seating area.Guests at Coral Reef Resort can enjoy a continental or a à la carte breakfast.
The area is popular for cycling, and car hire is available at the accommodations.
Neil Island is 5.6 mi from Coral Reef Resort. The nearest airport is Veer Savarkar International Airport, 32 mi from the resort.
Most popular facilities
1 swimming pool
Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
Silver Sand Beach Resort
Offering a private beach area, Silver Sand Beach Resort is located adjacent to the beautiful Vijay Nagar Beach. It operates a 24-hour front desk to welcome and assist guests. An array of activities like fishing, diving and snorkeling can be enjoyed.
The air-conditioned accommodations will provide you with a satellite TV. There is also an electric kettle. Featuring a shower, private bathroom also comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. You can enjoy garden view from the room.
At Silver Sand Beach Resort you will find a garden and a bar. Other facilities offered at the property include a tour desk. The property offers free parking.
This resort is 4.3 mi from the Radha Nagar Beach. It is 1.9 mi from Havelock Bus Station and Havelock Port. The Veer Savarkar International Airport is 34 mi.
The in-house restaurant serves Indian, continental and Chinese cuisine. 24-hour room service is available for private dining.
Most popular facilities
1 swimming pool
Ocean Tree Beach Resort and Spa
Ocean Tree Beach Resort & Spa is a great option for travellers looking out for resort in Havelock. It is located in Vijay Nagar Beach. This Resort stands out as one of the highly recommended resort in Havelock and is recommended by 97% of our guests. Resort is rated 4.2 out of 5, which is considered as Very good. The Resort is in proximity to some popular tourist attractions and other places of interest in Havelock. Some of the tourist attractions include and Kalapathar Beach (1.8 kms).
From all the 3 Star hotels in Havelock, Ocean Tree Beach Resort & Spa is very much popular among the tourists. A smooth check-in/check-out process, flexible policies and friendly management garner great customer satisfaction for this property. The Resort has standard Check-In time as 10:30 AM and Check-Out time as 08:30 AM.
All the amenities and services of Ocean Tree Beach Resort & Spa focus on the convenience of its guests. The Resort also boasts of a beautiful swimming pool. The in-house restaurant of the resort offers a wide range of cuisines. This Resort also has a Spa which makes the overall stay experience even more comforting.
This property offers a wide range of room categories such as Villa With Pool View Room, Villa Plus With Bath Tub & Rain Shower, Honeymoon Villa With Jacuzzi & Rain Shower along with different meal plan options to choose from. With room facilities like Smoking Rooms, 24-hour Room Service, Smoke Detector, Ironing Service and Wheelchair, the property provides a comfortable stay experience.