Top 10 Beaches of The Andaman and Nicobar Islands

India is a tourist hotspot with beautiful beaches. India's Andaman & Nicobar islands have some of the world's most beautiful & gorgeous beaches. 

It is the only place in India where you can find beaches of coral sand. The beaches of the Andaman and Nicobar islands are different than other beaches in India. They are more white and less crowded. The reason is that the islands are separated from the mainland and not many people visit them frequently.

Well, in this blog, we will cover the top 10 beaches of the Andaman and Nicobar islands

01. Elephant Beach

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Elephant Beach is located in the northern part of Havelock Island. The beach is a popular tourist destination because of its white sand and clear blue water. It also has a large population of Indian elephants that live nearby. Indeed one of the most popular beaches of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

You will find a lot of water sports and activities on this beach like Snorkeling, sea walks, jet rides, banana rides, scuba diving & parasailing. In order to reach this beach, you can take a ferry from Port Blair airport. It will drop you off at Havelock Island which is where the beach is located.

Location: Havelock Island

Best Time to visit: Early morning 

02. Kalapathar Beach

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Kalapathar Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Havelock Island, Andaman. It is 60km from Port Blair Airport and around 10km from Havelock Island. 

Unlike Elephant beach, Kala Pathar beach is not that crowded. It is famous for its white sand & beautiful sunset. You can also enjoy swimming at this beach as the tides are not that high.

Location: Havelock Island

Best Time to visit: Evening after 4 pm

03. Radhanagar Beach

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Radhanagar Beach is a beautiful beach in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is located on Havelock Island & is one of the best beaches in the entire Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 

The beach is a perfect destination for those who would like to explore diving, snorkeling, swimming, and other water activities in the area. It also has a lot of huts near the beach so you can relax during the day.

Location: Havelock Island

Best Time to Visit: After 4 pm in the evening

04. Laxmanpur Beach

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Laxmanpur Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is about 52km from Port Blair. The beach is a part of the Laxmanpur village of Andaman. The beach is well known for its long stretches of golden sand and clear blue waters. It has a big area of sand and is surrounded by a dense forest. The beach is also a favorite spot for fishermen, as it is rich in marine life. Laxmanpur beach is also known for its bird sanctuary.

Due to high tides, swimming and other water activities are not allowed on this beach. However, you can enjoy the sunrise, sunset & a barefoot walk in the sand.

Location: Neil Island

Best Time to Visit: Early morning or evening after 4 pm

05. Bharatpur Beach

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Located at a distance of around 500 meters from the Neil Islands, Bharatpur beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Andaman.

The low tides make it a perfect destination for swimming & water activities. In fact, it is the only beach on Neil Island that offers water sports. There are many trees nearby the beach, so you can relax there during the day.

Location: Neil Island

Best Time to Visit: During sunrise & sunset

06. Sitapur Beach

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Sitapur Beach is a pristine white sand beach on the tip of Neil Island. The beach is a haven for migratory birds and is a popular spot for tourists to visit. 

The clear waters and the beach itself are some of the reasons for this. It is also home to a wide variety of marine life. Many swimmers go to Sitapur beach to enjoy the water and get in touch with nature. But keep in mind, the beach is not very bustling, so it is best to go there early in the morning or at the end of the day. There are not many shops near the beach, so you will need to bring your own food.

It is famous for its breathtaking sunrise view, so make sure to not miss it during your next visit.

Location: Neil Island

Best Time to Visit: Early Morning

07. Govind Nagar Beach

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Govind Nagar beach is one of the best scuba diving sites on Havelock Island & other water sports activities because of the low tides.

It is a lovely place to hang out with your friends & family & also offers a magical view of the sunrise in the early morning. You should avoid going to this beach during the day because it is too hot and can cause sunburn.

Location: Havelock Island

Best time to visit: Early morning & Evening

08. Chidiya Tapu Beach

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Chidiya Tapu Beach is located in the Andaman Islands, which is a chain of islands in the Bay of Bengal. The beach is commonly referred to as “the Bird Island” due to the wide variety of birds present on this island. 

The beach is surrounded by forest and is the perfect place for nature lovers. The sunset view on this beach is also amazing. People who enjoy seeing birds will find it to be an ideal place. It is even one of the best beaches in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Location: Port Blair

Best Time to Visit: Evening during Sunset

09. Corbyn's Beach

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Corbyn Cove Beach is one of the many beaches in the Andaman Islands, India. It is located in the Port Blair of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. 

It offers places to relax and at the same time offers water sports like Jet Skiing, Speed boat ride, Scuba diving, and more. This beach is also famous for being surrounded by coconut trees. The beach has been given the title of being one of the most beautiful beaches in Port Blair because of lesser pollution.

Location: Port Blair

Best time to visit: Early morning to late afternoon

10. Guitar Island Beach

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Budget travelers who want something new and different can visit Guitar Island Beach in the Andaman Islands. It is part of the Andaman Island chain, which includes the Port Blair, Great Nicobar, and Havelock Islands. It is unique in terms of its shape. It is remarkably long, with a long, thin neck. The shape resembles a guitar. The beach is one of the offbeat beaches in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The beach is the perfect offbeat beach for those who want to experience a different kind of beach. 

There are no resorts or accommodations to stay overnight. Along with that, water sports activities are also limited. You can go snorkeling, sea walking & Island hopping on this beach.

Location: Guitar Beach

Best time to visit: Early morning

Concluding Words

If you're looking for a beach vacation that is somewhere off the beaten path, we've got you covered. These beautiful beaches of Andaman & Nicobar Islands are perfect for those who are seeking a secluded beach vacation without having to travel too far.

I hope this post will help you identify some best and offbeat beaches for your next Andaman vacation. We would love to hear about other beautiful beaches you know. Please share your experience in the comments section.

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