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  • A four week long curfew on the islands

    Updated: 26 May 2021

    There is an ongoing four-week long curfew on the island owing to rising COVID-19 cases.

  • Tourist attractions closed till further notice

    Updated: 29 May 2021

     Tourist attractions attracting large gatherings closed till further notice.

  • RT PCR report on arrival

    Updated: 29 May 2021

    A negative RT PCR report has to be presented by all passengers on arrival.

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  • All passengers will be required to go through thermal screening.
  • All incoming passengers have to carry the RT-PCR negative test report issued from an ICMR approved lab. The test should have been taken within 48 hours. RT-PCR timeline begins from the swab collection time. Any passenger without it will be sent back to the origin. Also, handwritten reports are not acceptable.
  • Along with having the negative RT-PCR report, all incoming passengers will undergo Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) upon arrival at designated testing centers that are located within two kilometers of Veer Savarkar International Airport, Port Blair.
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  • Activities attracting huge crowds such as the Light and Sound Show at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island and National Memorial Cellular Jail, water sports, beaches, and other such activities have been suspended across all three districts for another four weeks starting from May 20, 2021.
  • A new standard operating procedure for adventure water sports has been issued.
  • Travelling to North and Middle Andaman Islands, Nicobar group of islands, and Little Andaman Island is not allowed for tourism purposes as of now.
  • The ongoing night curfew has been extended by one hour from 9 pm to 5 am.
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  • Even if the test of the result conducted on arrival is negative, all passengers still have to home quarantine for a week.
  • Any passenger with a positive test result will be sent for institutional quarantine for further treatment.
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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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Hotels/Resorts at Rangat Island

Overview of Rangat Island 

Want a relaxing vacation with lush greenery and an enchanting atmosphere? Then a trip to this breathtakingly beautiful island situated in the Middle Andaman island is a must. Clear blue skies, serene beaches make Rangat island look like a heaven on earth. The daunting atmosphere created by the crusty sea and gusty sea breeze with a white sandy beach is a tourist attractor. Rangat is home to several exotic waterfalls. It is a nesting hub for sea turtles.

Location of Rangat Island

Rangat is situated 70 km from the South of Mayabunder and 210 km from Port Blair. It is located in the middle part of the Andaman archipelago. The place is easily accessible by ship or air. One can take ferries from the Long Island near Rangat Island Andaman Islands. The journey to reach the place in itself is very awe-inspiring, which is surrounded by open shorelines, dense forests, and beautiful scenery. 

Culture and Tradition at Rangat Island

Rangat Island has a population of around 38,000 people which are mainly from Bengal and Tamil Nadu. The town has some local shops, food stalls, and tea. Cultivation, spice planting, and fisheries are the main occupation of the locals.

Tourist Attractions at Rangat Island

The sightseeing spots at Rangat Island Andaman island is Amkunj Beach, one of the liveliest beaches of the island, Cuthbert Bay Beach, a beautiful yet pristine beach, Long Island with its mesmerizing grandeur and Panchavati Hills, with gorgeous waterfalls and enthralling beauty. The vitality & calmness of the place is bound to influence the unconventional traveler.

Cuthbert Bay Beach, a beautiful yet pristine beach, Long Island with its mesmerizing grandeur and Panchavati Hills, with gorgeous waterfalls and enthralling beauty. The vitality & calmness of the place is bound to influence the unconventional traveler.

Importance of choosing the perfect hotel for a holiday at Rangat Island

Although staying at a hotel is very tempting, it is advised to have a thorough search as a beautiful and comfortable hotel can enhance a trip’s experience whereas, a clumsy hotel can ruin the whole trip. One should pay attention to details like location perfect, hospitable staff, proximity to city or freebies deals, public transport, etc. while choosing a hotel.

The top hotels in the Rangat Island











While going on a trip, a traveler is given a bundle of choices to choose from regarding a hotel. Here is a short list of the best hotels in Rangat Island.

Hotel Ross and Smith

Hotel Ross and Smith is one of its kind luxury 3 Star hotels in the Middle and North Andaman Islands. The hotel was recently completed and has about 7 triple bedrooms, 14 double bed AC rooms, and 21 rooms. The hotel is situated near BJP Chowk, Rangat Island. It has spacious rooms with a well-maintained lobby and beautifully decorated restaurant. The food offered by the restaurant is delicious. The hotel provides free parking, Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, wake up services, and business center with high-speed internet access. Some of the room amenities are TV, hairdryer, bathrobe, AC, wardrobe, dining area, bathrobes, shower, heating systems, and clothes hanging closet.

Hotel UK Nest

The UK Nest hotel is located 1 km away from the Rangat Bus Depot. This hotel is an excellent choice for travelers staying at Rangat. There are 19 air-conditioned rooms that have free Wi-Fi connectivity and featured landscape gardens. The occupants are provided with various facilities like a wardrobe and a telephone. The rooms have a special sitting area for a sunset view. Other in-room amenities are supply of hot and cold water systems, a mini-refrigerator, TV, and coffee table. The hotel has a beautiful garden, 24-hour laundry service, and 24-hour front desk assistance. It also provides travel assistance and luggage storage. Some of the nearby places to visit are the Lord Shree Ayyappa Temple (1 km) and St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church (1 km). This hotel is 9 km from Port Blair.

Hotel Avis

Hotel Avis is the perfect place for visitors, which is located in Middle Andaman. The staff of the hotel is very friendly & ready to help. The amenities offered are high-speed internet, bar lounge, kid-friendly services, pet allowed, business center with Wi-Fi access, and meeting rooms. The dry cleaning facilities and a breakfast buffet are available at the hotel. There are family rooms at the hotel. Some of the other facilities offered are spa, hot bath, breakfast buffet, 24 hours security, ATM on-site, butler service, and dry cleaning service available. Other services included are ironing service and laundry services. The amenities offered are air conditioning services, housekeeping, room service, safety, laptop safety, minibar, and TV. The hotel has a beautiful location, and it is accessible to major tourist spots.

Hotel Priya International

The Hotel Priya International is a budget hotel designed for both business and a leisure hotel at Rangat. The hotel is quite accessible from the lively city. It provides 24-hour room service, 24-hour security, taxi service, daily housekeeping, and travel services can also be availed at the hotel. The in-room facilities offered by the hotel are a television plasma screen, additional bathroom, mirror, and towel. There are plenty of recreational facilities available at the hotel. The other services are free Wi-Fi, restaurants, daily housekeeping, dry cleaning, luggage storage, laundry service, smoking area, and family room. It has 24-hour check-in, 24 front desk services, and full security. There is a beautiful seating area and telephone service available.

Hotel Laxmi Villa

The hotel is situated near Rangat Island. The place is ideal for travelers looking for budget hotels. Rooms at the hotels offer air conditioning services, free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, restaurants, and a beautiful view from the balcony. The hotel offers laundry service, air conditioning, room service, TV, and coffee table. The hotel has evoking grandeur with a beautiful garden. The hotel provides parking facilities, free internet, pool, gym, game room, and babysitting. It also has housekeeping services, a private balcony, room service, VIP room facility, laptop safe, and an attached bathroom. The hotel has very friendly and helpful staff. There is a minibar available along with a refrigerator.

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