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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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Romantic Candle Light Dinner in Andaman Islands

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are counted among the most romantic destinations in India. That’s why this union territory is the foremost choice of every couple in the country. Its oozing natural charm is able to tempt lovebirds from abroad as well. Along with sightseeing, the island offers a lot of amazing activities that are perfect for strengthening your bond. For instance, you and your partner can go for various enthralling water sports offered here. Imagine exploring the depths of the ocean by scuba diving together or enjoying a banana boat ride holding onto each other! Exciting, isn’t it? And if you are looking for ways to spend the most romantic time together amidst the splendour, then we highly recommend having the experience of a romantic candlelight dinner in the Andaman Islands. It is a must-do for honeymooners who want to kindle romance between them as well as for other couples who want to strengthen their bond by spending some quality time together.

A candlelight dinner in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands is a great way to have a heart-to-heart conversation so that you can know each other better. The ambience of your dinner set-up will be so peaceful that it will make you feel completely relaxed. It will be decorated with flowers and candles. There will be the melodious sound of the crashing waves that come to the shore every now and then to cuddle with it. The sand beneath your feet will be soft and silky. Imagine enjoying a delicious meal and refreshing drinks under the moonlit sky. The entire experience is going to be a great addition to your travel memories for sure. Located on the splendid Govind Nagar Beach, Havelock Island Beach Resort is the most sought-after venue for a romantic candlelight dinner in the Andamans.

  • Beachside Candlelight Dinner- Basic Setup
    Starting From: 6,000 ( Cost Per Person )
    • Beach side setup with table decoration
    • 2 mocktails 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian starters 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian choices in the main course 
    • Varieties of rice 
    • Bread basket 
    • Salad 
    • Dessert
    • Free Pickup & Drop from any other resort at Havelock Island ( Swaraj Dweep)
    • Time duration ( 4 to 5 hrs )
    • wine and cake will cost extra
  • Floating Boat Candlelight Dinner
    Starting From: 45,000 ( Cost Per Person )
    • Beautifully decorated Floating boat anchored with romantic canopy setup with lots of candle decoration on the boat
    • 2 mocktails/2 cocktails
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian starters 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian choices in the main course 
    • Varieties of rice 
    • Bread basket 
    • Salad 
    • Dessert
    • A bottle of wine
    • Free Pickup & Drop from any other resort at Havelock Island ( Swaraj Dweep)
    • Time duration ( 4 to 5 hrs )
  • On the Beach Special Romantic Candlelight Dinner with Private Decorated Canopy
    Starting From: 18,000 ( Cost Per Person )
    • Beach side exclusive beautiful canopy setup with table decoration
    • 2 mocktails 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian starters 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian choices in the main course 
    • Varieties of rice 
    • Bread basket 
    • Salad 
    • Dessert
    • wine and cake will cost extra
    • Free Pickup & Drop from any other resort at Havelock Island ( Swaraj Dweep)
    • Time duration ( 4 to 5 hrs )
  • Romantic Beachside Candlelight Dinner With Decorated Canopy
    Starting From: 14,000 ( Cost Per Person )
    • Beach side table setup with a beautiful canopy and a led light of heart shape on the sand 
    • 2 mocktails 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian starters 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian choices in the main course 
    • Varieties of rice 
    • Bread basket 
    • Salad 
    • Dessert
    • wine and cake will cost extra
    • Free Pickup & Drop from any other resort at Havelock Island ( Swaraj Dweep)
    • Time duration ( 4 to 5 hrs )
  • Romantic Beachside Candlelight Dinner With Wine and Cake
    Starting From: 10,000 ( Cost Per Person )
    • Beach side setup with table decoration
    • 2 mocktails 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian starters 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian choices in the main course 
    • Varieties of rice 
    • Bread basket 
    • Salad 
    • one bottle of domestic wine ( Red / White )
    • one 500gm cake ( flavor - as per the request )
    • Dessert
    • Free Pickup & Drop from any other resort at Havelock Island ( Swaraj Dweep)
    • Time duration ( 4 to 5 hrs )
  • Romantic Beachside Candlelight Dinner - Premium Sea Side
    Starting From: 9,000 ( Cost Per Person )
    • On the Beach table setup with heart shape candles on the sand
    • 2 mocktails 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian starters 
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian choices in the main course 
    • Varieties of rice 
    • Bread basket 
    • Salad 
    • Dessert
    • Free Pickup & Drop from any other resort at Havelock Island ( Swaraj Dweep)
    • Time duration ( 4 to 5 hrs )
    • wine and cake will cost extra

Andaman Islands FAQs

  • Q1.   My wife and I are travelling to the Andaman Islands in August for our honeymoon, and we are looking for a romantic getaway. What do you suggest?

    For couples, a beachside candlelight dinner amidst the natural beauty of the Andaman Islands is a great thing to do. Enjoying a scrumptious meal while listening to the soothing sound of crashing waves is definitely an extraordinary experience for couples. It’s a great way to bond indeed!

  • Q2.   Which island is the best for a romantic candlelight dinner in the Andamans?

    The entire Andaman Islands is simply magnificent. However, Havelock Island (now known as Swaraj Dweep officially) is the most gorgeous location here. It is home to spellbinding beaches that are ideal for a romantic candlelight dinner.

  • Q3.   Which is the top beach in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep) for enjoying a romantic candlelight dinner?

    Govind Nagar Beach in Havelock Island is counted among the best beaches across the Andaman Islands. It has lush green tall coconut trees and white silky soft sand. In short, it is a paradise on Havelock Island and that’s why, an ideal location for a romantic candlelight dinner with your partner.

  • Q4.   At which resort should I go for a romantic candlelight dinner in Havelock Island?

    The coastline of Havelock Island is dotted with a number of properties. However, one name that stands extraordinary is Havelock Island Beach Resort. Located on the lovely Govind Nagar Beach, this beachfront property is the perfect blend of luxury and comfort. Moreover, its offered candlelight dinner packages for newlyweds are the best and the most economical.

  • Q5.   How much does a candlelight dinner cost in Havelock Island?

    Starting from Rs. 6,000 per couple, the candlelight dinner at Havelock Island Beach Resort goes up to Rs. 45,000 per couple. You will be charged depending on your chosen package.

  • Q6.   Do you provide pick-up and drop-off facility?

    Yes, we will offer you complimentary pick-up and drop-off facility from any resort in Havelock Island. However, for guests staying at Taj Exotica Resort & Spa and Barefoot, this service will be chargeable.

  • Q7.   Can we have a photo shoot of our candlelight dinner experience?

    Of course! Just let us know in advance and we will arrange everything for you. It will be a paid service though.

  • Q8.   What are the inclusions of a romantic candlelight dinner in the Andaman Islands?

    The basic inclusions are as follows:

    • 2 mocktails
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian starters
    • 2 vegetarian and 2 non-vegetarian choices in the main course
    • Varieties of rice
    • Bread basket
    • Salad
    • Dessert

    These will vary depending on the package picked by you. Moreover, if you want something more or want to customise, then you can do that as well by paying additional charges (if applicable).

  • Q9.   We have a kid. Will there be additional charges for that?

    Yes, the deals on our offered candlelight dinner packages are for per couple. Any addition to that will be chargeable extra.

  • Q10.   Will there be drinks included in the offered candlelight dinner packages in the Andamans?

    Yes, beverages are included in the candlelight dinner packages offered by us. However, if you have any particular preference, then there will be additional charges.

  • Q11.   What if I want to customise something in the dinner?

    The romantic candlelight dinner in the Andaman Islands can be customised as per your desire. We can also serve drinks as you desire (for extra charges). Just let our staff know about your requirements and we will make it happen for you!

  • Q12.   How is the experience of a boat candlelight dinner in Havelock Island?

    A candlelight dinner on a boat is an incredible experience. There are a number of boat candlelight dinner packages available for you as per the varied requirements. Whether you want to enjoy a sunset cruise or wine and dine with your significant other, we promise to offer you the best of everything. Imagine being on a lavish boat for a couple of hours, sipping wine and having a delicious dinner. In the background, melodious music is being played. And the decorations comprise fresh flowers and dimly lit candles. Wouldn’t it be the most fabulous dinner you ever had?

  • Q13.   What kind of food will be available for the boat candlelight dinner?

    The best seafood can be enjoyed by you while you are having a boat candlelight dinner in Andamans. For vegetarians, the menu also has some of the best authentic dishes. Hot and appetising food will be available for you on the boat. To get the fresh food served on board as per your preference, you can choose from the vast menu before your cruise starts. If you are a foodie, then you are surely going to love the whole experience.

  • Q14.   Can I go for a boat candlelight dinner and party with my friends?

    If you are a party animal, then experiencing a boat candlelight dinner party is something that you have to enjoy at least once in your life. Imagine being a part of an exciting deck party where peppy music is being played. The decoration is absolutely stunning that serves as a lovely background for the pictures clicked by a professional photographer (in case you want to hire one). Imagine enjoying your favourite drink amid the natural beauty of Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep). And finally, a mouth-watering dinner comprising different vegetarian and non-vegetarian food items is served for guests with varied preferences.

  • Q15.   Is a candlelight dinner in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands worth my money?

    If you want to experience a lifetime of magic, then a romantic candlelight dinner in Havelock Island is your best bet! Just hand over your dreams to our planners and you focus on having fun with your life partner. Experience beyond your imagination and get ready to enjoy romantic candlelight dinners by the seashore in Havelock Island. In India, this island is the best destination for such a lovely experience.

  • Q16.   I want to organize a corporate dinner by the beachside. Can Havelock Island Beach Resort make that happen?

    Yes, for sure! We have a huge beachfront property that can accommodate your employees. We will make sure that you get to experience the most incredible candlelight dinner ever. You don’t need to get hassled and let our planning team know the requirements.

  • Q17.   Can I have my marriage cocktail party as well as candlelight dinner at Havelock Island Beach Resort

    Along with a superb cocktail party, you can have the most romantic time here when you have your love by your side. You can spend quality time together while having a candlelight dinner under the star-lit sky amid the calming sound of crashing waves. Such a romantic setup can be arranged by the beach resort’s staff.

  • Q18.   Why should I pick Havelock Island Beach Resort for a romantic candlelight dinner in the Andaman Islands?

    Havelock Island Beach Resort is a well-known beachfront luxurious property in the Andamans. Being the one-stop destination for your honeymoon, the resort’s staff makes sure that you have a fantastic stay here. It will also arrange romantic candlelight dinners, especially for the newlyweds. Satisfying your taste buds, overlooking the perfect sunset featuring pink and orange shades in the sky would be quite an experience! All this would be accompanied by the soft tropical breeze that further lets you get cosy. The place portrays the poetic weather that is sure to take your breath away. The resort is elegant and lavish, and will take care of your other requirements as well such as airport and ferry transfers, bookings for adventure activities, sightseeing trips, cab service, and a lot more.

  • Q19.   How is the experience of candlelight dinner in Havelock Island?

    Enjoying a romantic candlelight dinner by the pristine waters of Havelock Island is something that can be cherished lifelong. When the cool breeze in the atmosphere touches your face while you take a sip of your favourite wine and eat the delectable dishes, all your worries will vanish in no time. As you enjoy the comforts of this excursion, appreciating the reflection of the moon on the sea would be a memorable experience.

  • Q20.   How can I book a candlelight dinner in Havelock?

    We at Havelock Island Beach Resort are just a call away! Just give us a call or leave us a mail to know about the offered romantic candlelight dinner packages in detail. Let our staff know about your preferences, and they will take care of everything. No stone will be left unturned to make sure that you are able to create lovely memories for a lifetime. You are sure to get a spellbinding experience with us.

  • Q21.   Is there any dancefloor at Havelock Island Beach Resort?

    Yes, of course. Nemo Café, the beachside café of our resort, has a dance floor and a beach bar. The candlelight dinner is set next to the beach. You can also drink, dance, and enjoy the DJ music, which is set up daily from 7 PM to 11 PM.

  • Q22.   Will alcohol be included in my beachside candlelight dinner in the Andaman Islands?

    Yes, if opted for. If you have opted for a package that has wine included, then there will not be any extra charges. Otherwise, you can order and pay then and there.

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