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.
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
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.
Quaint beaches and crystal clear blue water make Baratang Island the best choice for a relaxed, fun-filled vacation. Whether you want to go sunbathing or enjoy marine life, this little paradise has something for everyone. There is a lot to explore! Along with being a popular tourist hotspot in the Andaman Islands, it is also appreciated for its comfortable and nice hotels and resorts. The rooms are comfy and some of them offer lovely views as well. The best time to visit Baratang Island is the winter season, i.e. the months from October to February. The weather is quite pleasant at this time and it’s a real joy to explore the island.
Beach Resorts in Baratang Island offer deluxe rooms from where you can enjoy the breathtaking valley views. They also have queen beds, room service, Wi-Fi, charging points, and other facilities to make sure that the guests feel comfortable. Their in-house restaurants serve a healthy breakfast. You can enjoy a variety of freshly prepared regional delicacies. There are bars as well where you can relax with your travel companions. The high on energy coffee served here is a favorite among guests staying here.
Situated in Baratang Island, Dew Dale Resort is a lovely natural paradise surrounded by white sandy beaches, rich coral reefs, and a lush green forest. Guests can appreciate the amazing views of the beach while staying at this property in the Andaman Islands. If you want to plan a suitable itinerary as per your budget and requirements, then you can avail the service of the resort’s travel desk to help you out. With all the available modern amenities, you are sure to enjoy your outing and have a memorable experience at the property. The room services are prompt and the ambiance is homely thus ensuring that the esteemed guests feel at home.
Some of the Best/Top Hotels in Baratang Island are as follows:
Dew Dale Resort
Coral Creek Resort
These properties are well-equipped with all the modern facilities such as:
Doctor on Call
Ticket Tour Assistance
Safety and Security
Book Budget Resorts in Baratang Island via Andaman Island Travels to get the best deals on your stay. These properties offer air-conditioned guest rooms. The rooms are spacious along with being neat and clean. They have all the basic amenities and comfortable furniture as well. The interior decorations are appealing and soothing to the guests. The walls and lovely curtains offer a relaxed effect to rooms. With comfortable king-size beds and garden views, the guests are sure to have a pleasant stay. The rooms have facilities like 24-hour room service, room-controlled air conditioning, Wi-Fi, etc. These are family-friendly cosy resorts that are known for offering good facilities and comfortable stays to tourists visiting the Andamans. The rooms have air-conditioning along with free internet access.