Radhanagar Beach or Beach No. 7 is incredibly astounding beach located on the gorgeous Andaman Island. The turquoise blue sea and white sand make this beach a perfect spot to bask in the midst of nature's bounty. Radhanagar Beach is positioned just 7 kilometres away from Vijaynagar Beach and Dolphin Yatri Niwas and about 12 kms from Havelock Island. The lush and verdant trees on the side of beach offer tourists opportunity to unwind and relish the serenity and nature's charm. The breathtaking sight of sunset on this beach makes the tourists forget all the woes of life. Counted among the most beautiful beaches of Asia.
Elephant Beach is an ideal destination for water sports and for leisure tour. You will be in a world apart when on this beach located in Havelock Islands. Its rich coral reef structure and amazing underwater marine life will certainly spellbind you and want you to keep coming back for more. Elephant beach is nevertheless the best place to visit in Andaman Islands and you will find a lot of Indians and foreign nationals here. This place is ideal for relaxing spending a leisure time with food and drinks. Besides, if you feel like doing some fun activities this beach offers water sports like diving, snorkelling, swimming, bird-watching, trekking and kayaking. Being famous for its coral reefs, sea walking is also actively partaken and the best part is, anybody with a zest for adventure can indulge in this underwater fun.
Kaala Pathar Beach
Spend some time recharging your batteries at Kaala Pathar Beach. Much quieter than the island's main beach, this small stretch of coast remains refreshingly untouristed. The clean sand offers a good amount of room for relaxation and beach sports, though because of sharp coral and rocks, the waters are unsuitable for swimming. You'll have natural shade from the trees lining the sand, but bring any additional entertainment and refreshments you might need with you, because you won't find any facilities here. Plan to visit Kaala Pathar Beach and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended .
Govt. Ferry / Ships are leaving from Port Blair harbor (also known as Phoenix bay jetty) at 0600, 1100(via Neil Island) and 1400. Speed boat takes 2.5 Hrs and slow ones 4 Hrs directly to Havelock. Indirect boats (Via Neil Island) take 1 Hrs more.
For Indian nationals tickets can be booked only 04 days in advance and all tickets and seats are subject to availability. Tickets are issued through the 'STARS' counters managed by the Directorate of Shipping Services.
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling
Scuba Diving & Snorkeling are the great ways to explore the beautiful underwater marine life. Swim among schools of fish, admire the beautiful corals and enjoy the serenity of underwater life. The coastal belt surrounding Andaman & Nicobar Islands is the abode of one of the richest coral reef ecosystem in the world. The coral reefs and under water formation are untouched by human activities. The best season for diving is from December to May.
Havelock Island, Neil Island and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park - Wandoor, are the popular places for Scuba Diving & Snorkeling in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Elephant Beach is popular for snorkeling. Seduction Point, Aquarium, Lighthouse, Pilot Reef, Mac Point, Minerva Ledge and Turtle Bay are promising areas for diving at Havelock. Other than these, Cinque Island, Rutland Island, and Snake Island are the some important places where one can experience the rich marine life.
The Island is totally isolated and has picture perfect sand beaches and deep jungle around with strange sounds and smells. Couples would definitely find this as an ideal place for memorable holidays. It would be advisable to carry sufficient money with you while travelling to Inglis Island from Port Blair itself. Plan a vacation to Inglis Island during the period of October to March.
On reaching at Port Blair, you could depend on ferry to reach at Havelock Island. From there, you can procure a small boat to reach up to Inglis Island.