Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Discover Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Travel to Nicobar, North and Middle Andaman, South Andaman

Andaman and Nicobar Islands: The Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a union territory of India consisting of 572 islands, of which 37 are inhabited, at the junction of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The territory is about 150 km (93 mi) north of Aceh in Indonesia and separated from Thailand and Myanmar by the Andaman Sea. It comprises two island groups, the Andaman Islands (partly) and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 150 km wide Ten Degree Channel (on the 10°N parallel), with the Andaman islands to the north of this latitude, and the Nicobar islands to the south (or by 179 km). The Andaman Sea lies to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the west. The island chains are thought to be a submerged extension of the Arakan Mountains. The territory’s capital is the city of Port Blair. The total land area of the islands is approximately 8,249 km2 (3,185 sq mi). The territory is divided into three districts: the Nicobar District with Car Nicobar as its capital, the South Andaman district with Port Blair as its capital, and the North and Middle Andaman district with Mayabunder as its capital.

  1. Nicobar: Nicobar district is one of three districtsin the Indian union territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The district’s administrative territory encompasses all of the Nicobar Islands, which are located in the Indian Ocean, between the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. The headquarters of the district is the village of Malacca, located on the island of Car Nicobar.
  2. North and Middle Andaman: North and Middle Andaman district is one of the 3 districts of the Indian Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands located in the Bay of Bengal. Mayabunder town is the district headquarters. The area covered by this district is 3251.85 km2.The district comprises 3 tehsils, Diglipur, Mayabunder and Rangat. According to the 2011 census North and Middle Andaman district has a population of 105,539.This gives it a ranking of 614th in India (out of a total of 640).The district has a population density of 32 inhabitants per square kilometer (83/sq mi) .Its population growth rate over the decade 2001-2011 was -0.07%.North And Middle Andaman has a sex ratio of 925 females for every 1000 males, and a literacy rate of 84.25%.
  3. South Andaman: District of South Andamans is one of the three Districts of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is located in between longitude   E 92° to E 94°’ and latitude N 6°’ to N 14°’  in the Bay of Bengal Region . The Total Area of South Andamans District is 2980 Sq.Km .  There are four primitive tribes in the South Andamans District and they have been recognised as belonging to the Negrito stock, namely Onges, Jarawas, Great Andamanese and Sentinalese besides Nicobarese have been settled at Harminder Bay. The District of South Andaman has three tehsils namely “Port Blair”,” Ferrargunj”,”Little Andaman”. The Geographical, educational, economical and few other details are given below.
Radhanagar Beach: Awarded with the title of ‘Asia’s Best Beach’ by the TIMES magazine in 2004, Radhanagar Beach in Havelock Island with its turquoise blue waters and powdery white sands lives up to the moniker. Its vast shores of endless white grains stretch across 2 kilometres, making it a prime attraction of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Food stalls and vendors can be seen on the fringes of the shore, keeping travellers refreshed with the provision of fresh and delicious seafood as well as beverages. You can also book beach beds, parasols, and umbrellas while they spend hours merely lounging at this exquisite wonderland. Radhanagar Beach Andaman is just adjacent to Elephant beach, so you may find mahouts taking out their elephants for a joyride to the tourists. The beach is also secure with patrolling lifeguards ready for rescue.
Cellular Jail: The Cellular Jail, also known as ‘Kala Pani’ is an old colonial prison situated in Port Blair, the capital of Andaman and Nicobar islands. Constructed by the Britishers during their colonial rule in India, the jail was used particularly to exile Indian political prisoners. It was used to house many notable freedom fighters such as Batukeshwar Dutt, Yogendra Shukla and Vinayak Damodar Savarkar. The jail complex is now owned by the Government of India and it is recognised as the national memorial monument that showcases the life of prisoners during the British era. Cellular Jail stands as a prominent tourist attraction in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands where visitors can learn about its history and also enjoy a light show held in memory of all the prisoners who were imprisoned here.
Ross Island: Located just 2 kilometres east of Port Blair is Ross Island (now known as Netaji Subhash Bose Island); an island which was once the administrative headquarters of the British, but today is only an uninhabited island. Following an earthquake that hit Ross Island in the year 1941, the British left the island and shifted their settlement to Port Blair. At first sight of the island, it is tough to believe that this abandoned place was once the seat of British power and housed everything from a bazaar, a church, stores, bakery, a water treatment plant, tennis court, printing press, secretariat, hospital, cemetery and other vital institutions.
Elephant Beach: With its brilliant coral reefs and alluring cyan waters, the Elephant beach is one of the locations that add to the beach paradise reputation of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. These waters are a prime destination for tourists wishing to engage in water sports like snorkelling, swimming, banana boat rides, speed boats and diving. There are two ways to reach Elephant Beach: Take a ferry from Havelock Jetty to Elephant Beach (1000 INR per person) or trek for half an hour with a guide (INR 500). The trek starts at a distance of 2km from Radhanagar Beach.
North Bay Island: North Bay Island in Andaman is most preferred by tourists for its breathtaking coral reefs and exhilarating adventure activities. Interestingly, the picture of an island on the back of a 20 Rupee note is of North Bay Island. North Bay Island competes with some of the most beautiful islands all over the world when it comes to attracting tourists. Activities like scuba diving, snorkelling, sea walking, and glass boat rides are what allures tourists the most. You will find more things to do here than at Neil Island or Havelock.
Night Kayaking in Andaman: The Andaman and Nicobar Islands’ mesmerising natural beauty, featuring lagoons, mangroves, beaches, flora and fauna, makes for a unique night kayaking experience. Havelock and Port Blair are famous for their night kayaking or bioluminescence tours through mangroves, small islets, lagoons and more. Under the guidance of expert instructors, people get a chance to experience nature a little differently; see its slightly eerie side.
Scuba Diving in Andamans: The clear waters of Andaman Island host incredible marine life and state-of-the-art equipment and expertise. Over the years, scuba diving in the Andaman Islands has seen tourists flocking from different parts of the world, and this tradition never ceases to provide anything short of an awestruck experience. Indonesia, Micronesia, Cayman Islands, are some of the internationally acclaimed sites for scuba diving sites, however, being a little heavy on the pocket which is where scuba diving in Andamans is a more preferred option.  Here are more insights on the same.
Bharatpur Beach: Located just half a kilometre from the jetty at Neil Island, Bharatpur Beach is a stunning shoreline famous for water sports like snorkelling, glass-bottom rides, and scuba diving other than beach exploration and sunbathing. The shore has shallow water with coral reefs. If you wish to spend some time away from the crowd then one can easily find a peaceful stretch at this place.
Kalapathar Beach: Kalapathar beach is a long stretch of white silky sand with big black rocks beside the blue sea and is one the most popular beaches of Havelock Island. Being located on the one tip of Havelock Island, Kalapathar Beach is named after a Black Road (Kalapathar in Hindi) which runs parallel to the seashore. The beach is small but the way to the beach is very good. Mesmerizing views of sunset at this beach makes it a perfect destination to spend some peaceful time and also the beach is not so crowded which has kept it clean till date. The turquoise coloured water can actually be seen during the drive to the beach which makes it look even more mesmerizing. The black rocks the lie along the seashores make a bright contrast with silver sand. Green dense forests surround the beach from all the sides.
Neil Island: Neill Island is a part of the South Andaman Administrative District and belongs to Ritchie’s Archipelago in the Bay of Bengal. A part of the massive ocean separates it from Ross Island and Havelock Island, Tourists visiting Havelock often make a day-long trip to Neill Island. Perhaps the most endearing feature of this island is its three sandy beaches, namely Bharatpur Beach, Sitapur Beach and Lakshmanpur Beach. The forest cover has reduced considerably due to the cultivation of rice but a section in the north-west of the island is being preserved actively.
Laxmanpur Beach 1: Laxmanpur Beach 1, located on Neil Island is known for its beautiful sunset. The sunset point is located right next to the beach. Offering amazing views of the sunset, one can relax and enjoy the view being seated at the huts and benches by the shore. Reach 15 mins before the sunset to catch a spot.
Laxmanpur Beach 2: Located on Neil Island, Laxmanpur Beach is a long beach divided into two parts: Laxmanpur Beach I known for its mesmerising sunsets and Laxmanpur Beach II known for the two natural arch bridges or Howrah Bridge. The abundance of corals and marine life on the shores during the low tide is popular among the visitors. Walking towards the natural arch bridge can be a bit tricky as you will have to walk over the dead corals so it is highly recommended to wear proper footwear. You can also spot a myriad of marine life here.
Snorkeling in Andaman: The unique position held by Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the Indian Ocean guarantees a great avenue to experience snorkelling. There are various centres that offer short courses and provide the equipment required for snorkelling. They consist of various programmes for the beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmers. You can experience snorkelling at North Bay Island, Jolly Buoy Island, Havelock Island, Red Skin Island, in Wandoor, Long Island, Andaman Water Sports Complex, Neill Island, South Button, Henry Lawrence Beach, Rutland Island and Kalipur. Tourists can use local transport (roadways and waterways) to reach these required snorkelling locations. So, it is advisable to keep a close tab on the ferry schedules and make sure you reach in time.
Chidiya Tapu: Known as the bird island, Chidiya Tapu is a picturesque little island in the Andamans, located around 25 kms from Port Blair. While birdwatching is the main allure of the location, there are some fun water activities like snorkelling, scuba diving, deep-sea walking, pearl hunting, and boating that one could engage in along its shores. The Sunset point of the island considered one of the best sunset points in the Andamans. A trekking trail is available from the shores of the scenic beach to the grand Munda Pahad, an elongated black cliff at the edge of Chidiya Tapu with an open seascape providing a truly breathtaking view of the rich blue ocean.
Sitapur Beach: Sitapur Beach is also known as Beach number 5 or Sunrise Beach. is mostly known for its enchanting golden sunrises and sunsets, it is absolutely safe to swim in. There are very few places offering food and drink options, so you are advised to carry your own. Sitapur Beach can be reached by a Jetty or ferry from Port Blair to Neil Island.
Mount Harriet National Park: Off the nine national parks housed by the Andaman Island, Mount Harriet National Park is undoubtedly the most beautiful one. Located in Ferrargunj Tehsil of Port Blair, Mount Harriet is the third highest peak (365m) of Andaman and Nicobar and the most easily accessible one as well. Spread over an area of 46.62sq km, the national park is home to several species of birds and animals. Due to its privileged elevated location, the park offers some astounding views of azure blues surrounding the island along with fascinating sunset and sunrise experience as well.
Water Sports in Andamans: Water Sports in Andaman has been a major attraction for adventure seekers and water babies. Although the demand for water sports is fulfilled at various locations in Andaman, Water Sports Complex located in Port Blair is popular for the variety and safety they offer. Whether it is swimming, snorkelling, scuba diving, fishing or just a boat ride, there is something to suit everyone’s desire. The services provided by the complex guarantee an enjoyable time sailing the sea and even exploring it underwater. If one is daring enough, they can even sail through the permitted shoreline of Port Blair on their own all under the watchful eye of the staff. Swimming isn’t a prerequisite for any of the activities and thus, tourists can enjoy them without any hesitation.
Corbyn’s Cove Beach: Corbyn’s Cove is the nearest beach to Port Blair. It is quite popular among tourists as well as locals. Certain parts of the Corbyn’s Cove Beach have some seating arrangement to get a good view of the horizon from a little height. There are some shacks that sell local snacks, drinks, coconut water etc. There are some restaurants also in the vicinity. The beach is one of the places where travellers can get great deals on clothing, accessories and other items to be bought as memorabilia. Corbyn’s Cove Beach has some provision for water sports but often people do not want to enter the waters because the surroundings are littered and the water polluted with garbage. The facilities for water sports are also not as impressive as many other beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. But if one wants to, they can go Jet Skiing or a go on a short boat ride into the sea.
Baratang Island: Baratang Island, also known as Ranchiwalas Island, is a beautiful little island in the North and Middle Andaman Administrative district and is situated about 100 kilometres away from Port Blair by road. The island is well-known for its mangroves, mud volcanoes (only ones in India) and limestone caves. However, you may need to take permission from the Forest Department at Baratang to explore these caves.
Viper Island: Years before Cellular Jail was constructed, Viper Island was used by the British to keep the freedom fighters in exile. You can still see the remains of the jail which was built in 1867 by the British. Located at a distance of 10 minutes ferry ride from Port Blair, the island got its name from the vessel in which Lt. Archibald Blair came to Andaman and Nicobar in 1789. Covering an area of 69 acres this beautiful island is situated at a distance of 23.6 kilometres from Port Blair. Legend also has it that there were numerous viper snakes present on the island which is how it got its name.
Wandoor Beach: A small village in the southern part of South Andaman, Wandoor is most recognized for the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park, which is among the regions with the richest marine biodiversity. Wandoor Beach is situated at the mesmerizing South Andaman Islands. Two islands named Alexandra Island and Red Skin Island are also close to the beach and if you are adventurous, then take a boat to the islands for a trip.
Jolly Buoy Island: Jolly Buoy is home to a rich diversity of corals, marine life, and myriad shades of blue and is the most famous island in the archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar. It is a part of Mahatma Gandhi National Park and thus displays a rich variety of underwater life. The clean and serene water with white sand beaches make it one of the most preferred vacation destination in the south. You will be able to explore the rich marine life including colourful corals reefs and fishes in this place with the means of water activities. Jolly Buoy Beach and the island are a great place to spend some peaceful time while sitting on sand and listening to the rustling of water. Jolly Buoy Island is only a day’s visit as the jetty that transport people here starts from 9 am and returns at 2 pm as people are not allowed to stay here post-sundown.
Howrah Bridge, Andaman: The Howrah Bridge or the Natural Bridge is a bridge-like formation located in the famous ‘vegetable bowl’ of Andaman or Neil Island. This small but beautiful island can be found approximately 40 kilometres south of the Andaman and is widely known for its beaches named after mythical creatures of the epic, Ramayana – the Sitapur, Bharatpur, Ramnagar and Laxmanpur beaches. The Howrah Bridge is situated in the Laxmanpur beach of Neil Island and is extremely popular among tourists. It is a must-see for any nature lover.
Vijaynagar Beach: Vijaynagar Beach is one of the most famous beaches on Havelock Island and mostly visited for beach exploration, bird watching, fishing, trekking and thrilling water sports like snorkelling, surfing, sailing and swimming. The picturesque beach has a long stretch of white sand and the pristine turquoise water reflecting the clear blue skies is a view worth visiting. Being located on Havelock Island, Vijaynagar Beach is well-connected to the mainland. Autorickshaws and taxis are available from Havelock Jetty. Kayaking, snorkelling, swimming, and bird watching are among the most common activities carried out here.
Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex: The picturesque Andaman and Nicobar Islands have a plethora of tourist attractions to ensure a merry time for its tourists. Among these places, for adventure enthusiasts, Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex is a must-visit spot. Also known as the Andaman Water Sports Complex, the place offers a complete fun-package in the form of enthralling water sports activities. Now you must be curious to know the kind of activities Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex hosts – these are paddle boats, row boats, banana boats, parasailing, speed boats, snorkelling, scuba diving, sea walking and much more.
Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park: Located on the south-western coast of the Andaman Islands, Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park or Wandur National Park is a marine life conservation area situated at a distance of 25 km from the capital city of Port Blair. The wildlife sanctuary consists of a group of 12 islands that are situated in a labyrinthine shape and are home to some of the most exquisite marine life in the world including corals and resting sea turtles among other species.
Anthropological Museum Port Blair: The Anthropological Museum, situated in the heart of Port Blair, is an ethnographic museum detailing the lives and cultures of the various tribes that have lived here: Jarawas, the Onges, the Sentinelese, the Shompens, and the Nicobarese. Inside the museum, one will come across various artefacts, tools, clothes, boats, leaf baskets, and weapons from different eras of the tribes of this region.
Chatham Saw Mill: Chatham Saw Mill is a 19th Century attraction in Port Blair which is renowned as the oldest and the largest sawmill in the continent. It is the only sawmill that provides timber for construction work on the island and is one of the few mills that export timber to industries and furniture units across the world. It is believed that the crimson wall panels at the Buckingham Palace in London have been made of the planks sourced from the mill.
Cinque Island: Located 26 km from the capital, Port Blair, Cinque Island is an inhabited isolated part of the Andaman Archipelago. It is nestled between Passage and Duncan Island towards the north side. The island is further divided into North and South Cinque Islands. The islands are collectively a part of Wandoor Marine National Park, or more commonly known as Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park.
Little Andaman: Little Andaman, a beautiful island with crystal blue waters and clear sand beaches all around, is the fourth largest island of the archipelago of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. It lies to the southern end of the archipelago over an area of 730 square kilometres. The island is home to an extensive rainforest and rare species of marine turtle. If you explore enough, you could also come across some breathtaking waterfalls. This mesmerizing Little Andaman is a traveller’s paradise with numerous hotel stay options by the beach.
Barren Island: Located about 135 kilometres to the northeast of Port Blair, Barren Island is situated at the intersection of the seismically active Indian and Burmese plates and is 1.8 million years old and is home to the only active volcano in the Indian subcontinent. As the name suggests, the island is largely uninhabited, thanks to the volcano eruptions that take place here at frequent intervals. Although sightseeing around the island is not that common, you can obtain permissions from the local forest department to do so. There are a number of ferries and boats that can take you around to visit the island. However, due to the unpredictability of the volcanic eruptions, visitors are not permitted to land on the shores and are offered a view from the sea, which is quite breathtaking.
Shopping in Andaman: A beautiful island, coupled with serene ambience and picturesque view, there’s nothing not to love about Andaman. Regarded as one of the most preferred destinations for tourists, this island will leave you spellbound! Popular for snorkelling and other water adventure activities, the group of islands serve as a haven for people looking to enjoy long relaxing beach vacations. While there are a lot of things to do in Andaman, there’s one thing that should not miss out on your list- Shopping! The cute little shops around the corner are always buzzing with people.
Sandbar Beach: Sandbar Beach is basically a long stretch of sand that connects two islands, Ross and Smith in Andaman. The stunning scenery created by the densely forested islands and the stretch of white sand is quite unique to the location and draws several tourists to witness it charm. On a clear day when the waves are gentle, one can relax a bit on the Sandbar or go snorkelling and swimming on either side.
Long Island, Andaman: Long Island is a small island in Andaman mostly recognized for village tourism. It is famous for its untouched white sand beaches, dense natural vegetation that forms the tropical forests and its marine life. The untouched scenery and exquisite beauty of Long Island attract tourists with an eye for beauty and a sense of adventure. It is also one of the islands famous for water sports and ocean cruises. Like most islands in the archipelago, this one is also famous for its views, especially during the sunset and the sunrise.
Rutland Island: Rutland, lined with virgin beaches, is one of the lesser visited of all the islands located in the southern part of Great Andaman archipelago. The pristine beach, lined with mangrove forests and coral reefs is a great place to connect with nature and relax.
Parrot Island: Parrot Island, a peculiar sort of home to thousands of fluttering parrots, looks like a whole new empire of wilderness born out of the salty waters of the Indian Ocean. Every day, hosts of green parrots arrive at the island as a part of their daily ritual, which is a spectacle to behold. Once in a while, we come across something so beautiful yet bizarre, exquisite yet inexplicable, that we find no words to quite describe it. Parrot Island is one such unparalleled destination, nestled quietly amidst the group of Baratang Islands of Andaman and Nicobar. This small island is part of a larger archipelago, all of which are laced with dense tropical forests and mangrove vegetation.
Diglipur: Diglipur, a large island located in the North Andaman area, is an ecological paradise. The island houses rows of tropical forests, mangroves, and lovely beaches rich in exotic marine life. Kalipur Beach, Ross & Smith Islands, Ramnagar Beach, and Pathi Level Beach are all located in Diglipur, which makes it a favourite destination among tourists. The highest point of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Saddle peak, is located at this island, accessible through the Saddle Peak National Park. One can also find the Kalpon river here, the only river to flow through the Andamans. Diglipur is easily reachable from Port Blair; you can take a boat till Aerial Bay Jetty which is near Kalipur in Diglipur.
Saddle Peak National Park: Saddle Peak National Park was established in 1987 in the Andaman district of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is entirely uninhabited by human beings, thus making it safe for preserving wildlife and the environment. The long trip to the park makes it worth it upon experiencing its beauty. The white sand shoreline and the tropical rainforests behind it make it a picturesque, serene image often found behind postcards. The park is famous for its endangered and rare species of animals and plants such as lush tropical forests and animals like the Andaman hill mynah. Again, the lack of human interference makes for a clean and safe environment for these species of living beings.
Lalaji Bay Beach: Located on Long Island, Lalaji Bay Beach is a picturesque attraction accessible by a small boat ride from Yerrata Jetty. The ride goes through a gorgeous Mangrove creek till the white sand beach. The pristine white sands and the crystal clear water of the Lalaji Bay Beach provide for a stunning place to relax and rejuvenate.
Amkunj Beach: Amkunj Beach is also called an eco-friendly beach in Rangat. It has a rocky shoreline and is not ideal for swimming; however, one can carefully stroll across to witness its beauty. Tourists can sit on the wooden benches installed on the shoreline and watch the waves come up to the uneven terrain. Sunsets and sunrises are the best times to visit the beach. It is also quite famous for spotting turtles.
Stewart Island Beach: While planning a visit to the spectacular Andaman and Nicobar, your itinerary must include the scenic Stewart Island Beach which lies near the Mayabunder. Located near the north of Diglipur Taluk, the beach is approximately in the middle of Andaman district. The beach known for its brown-black colour sand and a serene atmosphere is uninhabited. Stewart Island Beach also gets the most breathtaking rainbows to add on to its picturesque charm against the backdrop of the dancing waves. The island is small with an area of 7.05 km square.
Limestone Caves Andaman: The naturally-formed limestone caves near Baratang island of Andaman are a favourite tourist spot for those who do not mind a long journey. The caves are only a destination as there is a long boat journey towards it. The caves, although beautiful, are not that easy to reach. One has to take a convoy through the Jarawa Forest land and ferry ride to Baratang Island before you can reach Limestone Caves in Andamans. Perfect for adventure-seekers and spelunkers, reaching these caves also requires a small trek.
Red Skin Island Beach: Red Skin Island is one of the 15 beaches found inside the Marine National Park of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It may be considered an alternative to Jolly Buoy Island as they are adjacent to each other. This island is a promised relaxed journey on a beach that is paradise alike. The picturesque beach and adjoining forest make for a picture-perfect holiday that attracts tourists yearly. The island is a hub for marine life with an abundance of red coral reefs, aquatic animals, tropical plants, white sandy beaches and clear water.
Rubber Plantations in Andaman & Nicobar Island: Located in South Andaman, the Manglutan Rubber Plantation is an easily accessible destination for experience seekers. This popular tourist destination is a testament to the distinct vegetation grown in the region, including rubber. The suitable climatic conditions and soil of the area allow for the successful development of rubber plantations. The Manglutan rubber plantations are spread over 100 acres and are located close to Wandoor Beach. It is approximately 20 kilometres away from Port Blair in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. If you plan on visiting the rubber plantations of South Andaman, be prepared for a fun, informative, albeit slightly smelly affair!
Pathi Level Beach: The Pathi Level beach is a fairly isolated and untouched beach on the island of Diglipur in Andaman. The beach is known for its quiet stillness and the escape from the hubbub that it provides by way of being undeveloped and not spoilt by tourists and locals. The beach is located approximately 21 kilometres from the Diglipur Township and is perfect for a relaxing day. Although the beauty of the beach lies in its isolated nature, this also means that visitors must carry with them, snacks and water, as there are no hotels or restaurants surrounding the beach.
Mangrove Creeks in Andaman: Mangrove trees are common in coastal areas. They grow out of tangled roots in muddy water. These beautiful trees can be enjoyed during the creek safari offered at Limestone Caves, Yerrata Creek, Sabari Village, Dhaninalla Mangrove Creek, Rangat Middle Andaman. You can also join the boat safari at Baratang Island, about 100 km away from Port Blair.
Karmatang Beach: Also known as the ‘Turtle Paradise’ of Andaman, Karmatang Beach was a quaint place that has, in recent years, turned into a behemoth vacation spot. The beach is just a short ride away from Mayabunder and located in the north section of Middle Andaman.  The place is also most famous for being a turtle nesting spot as well as being a central attraction that connects many other activities and attractions nearby.
Butler Bay Beach: Butler Bay Beach is located in Little Andaman on the South Andaman Island. This vast expanse of yellow sand and crystal clear waters was once the most popular beach destination in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. However, after the grave tsunami in 2004, the beach has become more desolate and isolated. Despite the recent tragedy, the beach has not lost its charm in the least and still holds the title of the best surfing spot in the whole of India. The clear waters, which are perfect for many activities along with surfing, mesh with the beautiful and unspoilt yellow sands to create a beach that can only be seen in pictures. The hoard of events can also be perused according to the visitor’s whim. All round, Butler Bay Beach is a perfectly safe and beautiful beach that accurately captures the essence of the Andaman Islands.
Katchal Island: One of the many beautiful yet secluded islands of the Nicobar archipelago, Katchal Island is one of the remotest. Brimming with a historical origin story, a tale of a tragic past and an almost-unexplored stretch of natural beauty, the virgin island of Katchal awaits its curious tourists in serenity.The island has only recently been declared open. Before that, permission had to be taken from the Port Blair administration to enter Katchal.
Guitar Island Beach: The Avis Island Beach is a public island beach for individuals wishing to spend some time away from crowds and in their own solitary company. Avis Island is an uninhabited beach, which automatically makes activity on the beach lesser and the beach itself more isolated. Avis Island Beach is also easily accessible and has crystal clear, calm waters that add to the serene ambience of the beach. Due to the organic coconut plantations on the island, Avis Island is also known as the coconut island.
Avis Island Beach: The Avis Island Beach is a public island beach for individuals wishing to spend some time away from crowds and in their own solitary company. Avis Island is an uninhabited beach, which automatically makes activity on the beach lesser and the beach itself more isolated. Avis Island Beach is also easily accessible and has crystal clear, calm waters that add to the serene ambience of the beach. Due to the organic coconut plantations on the island, Avis Island is also known as the coconut island.