One of the most beautiful places on Earth, Andaman Islands in India is a haven for honeymoon couples from around the world. The island archipelago in the Bay of Bengal off the shores of mainland India is known for its spectacular beauty, one of the perfect honeymoon destinations in India. The golden shores, the water thriving with life, the inland jungles, private islands and every nook and corner has its own charm. What more one needs for a blissful vacation with your better half?
Your dream honeymoon awaits as Andaman Travel Guide provides you with all necessary information about places to visit, things to do, where to stay, best time to visit and more. Get started with your romantic vacation in Andaman!
Places to visit on a honeymoon in Andaman
The capital of the Andaman Islands, Port Blair is the starting point for an Andaman honeymoon tour. Beautiful falls short to describe the city. There are a number of appealing beaches, water based activities like snorkeling, scuba diving, sea-cruises, and glimpse of the history and culture of the islands. Spend time in the relaxed setting of a resort, go sightseeing, go island hopping and have a great time with your loved one.
What to see & do in Port Blair?
- Cellular Jail National Memorial
- Ross Island
- Anthropological Museum
- Fisheries Museum
- Samudrika (Naval Marine Museum)
- Zoological Survey of India Museum
- Kalapani Museum
- Rajiv Gandhi Water Sports Complex
- Chatham Saw Mill
- Sagarika – Cottage Industries Emporium
- Science Centre
The Havelock Island is a picturesque natural paradise, the ideal setting for a romantic vacation in Andaman. Blessed with beautiful white sandy shores, and one that has been also voted among Asia’s best beaches, Radhanagar beach, the island is heavenly. Walk on the silky sands, explore rich coral reefs, marvel at the sunset and hike amid lush green forest. It is the ultimate getaway for couples. Luxury resorts in the island add to your experience. Do not miss Havelock Island, when planning honeymoon in Andaman.
What to see & do in Havelock?
- Radhanagar, Vijaynagar, Elephant Beach & Kalapather Beach
- Scuba diving
- Surf riding
- Game fishing
- Watching the sunset or sunrise
- Elephant ride
Tiny and beautiful, Neil Island is a picturesque destination that we definitely suggest on our Andaman honeymoon guide. Honeymoon is all the more special here as, you and your loved one are surrounded by natural bliss, adventure and many cherished experiences. Explore the tropical forest teeming with birds and vibrant coral reefs. Walk on powdery-soft sandy beaches or chill at your comfy resort. The deserted beaches of Neil Island offer an escape to romantic ecstasy.
What to see & do in Neil Island?
- Neil Kendra
- Lakshmanpur Beach – I & II
- Bharatpur Beach
- Sitapur Beach
- Natural Rock Formation
- Sir Hugh Rose Island
- Snorkeling, Scuba diving, Game fishing, trekking, Cycling, Sun bathing, swimming, bird watching, etc.
Diglipur is one of the best places to visit on honeymoon in Andaman. The quaint island provides a rare experience for eco friendly tourists. Take a break from the beautiful shores and explored fields of rice, plantations of oranges, and an escape to vibrant marine life. Trek to the Saddle Peak the highest point in Andaman archipelago. Also, the only river of the islands Kalpong, flows here. The pristine beauty of village life deserves to be enjoyed on your Andaman holiday.
What to see in Diglipur?
- Lamiya Bay Beach, Diglipur
- Mud Volcano at Shyam Nagar
- Kalipur Beach and Turtle Nesting Ground
- Twin Islands : Ross & Smith Islands
- Ramnagar Beach and Pathi Level Beach
- Limestone Caves in Diglipur – Alfred Caves
- Saddle Peak (732 m) is the Highest Peak in Andaman anwd Nicobar Islands
Like its name, Little Andaman offers bits of everything the island archipelago is blessed with. A mix of sandy beaches, enchanting waterfalls, tropical rain forest, adventure and bliss, this is one of the must-visit places in Andaman that you must include in your honeymoon itinerary. Some of the things to enjoy are boating through the creeks, exciting Elephant Safari, Elephant lumbering and training, Surfing etc.
What to see & do in Little Andaman?
- Butler Bay Beach
- Netaji Nagar Beach
- Waterfalls : White Surf and Whisper Wave
- Elephant Ride
- Oil Palm Plantation
- Snorkeling, diving, swimming, game fishing, coral watching, sun basking, etc.
- Bird watching rare and indigenous Hawabill and Nicobarese pigeon.
A popular destination for an Andaman holiday, Long Island is blessed with some of the finest memories for a romantic vacation in India. Explore dense tropical forests ranging from Tidal Swamp forests to Evergreen Forests. Ethereal silvery beaches overlooking turquoise shaded water is an idyllic backdrop for love to bloom. Cruise through the Yerrata creek at sunset with your partner, its truly one of the best memories of your vacation. The island is also a paradise for birding.
What to do & see in Long Island?
- Lalaji Bay Beach
- Merk Bay Beach
- Guitar Island
- Boat ride through the mangrove trees
- Scuba diving, snorkeling, swimming, etc.
Why plan honeymoon in Andaman?
- Natural Beauty
When you shortlist destinations for honeymoon in India, you seek natural beauty. The Andaman Islands are extremely blessed by nature and shine like emeralds in an ocean of turquoise. Unexplored and pristine, the island archipelago has some of the most beautiful golden shores, tropical forests, and access to the marine world. The otherworldly beauty tempts you for a honeymoon in Andaman.
Beaches in Andaman are heavenly and are ranked among the best in the world. Radhanagar beach in Havelock Island is voted among the best in Asia. If you are seeking a romantic beach honeymoon in India, then Andaman tops the list. Walk on the powdery soft golden beaches or enjoy a candle lit dinner or just be enjoy a spectacular sunrise or sunset.
- Diving to explore the pristine marine world
Diving is one of the most memorable adventure sports in Andaman. The marine world is pristine, undisturbed and truly something that you cherish for a lifetime. The coastal belt is the abode of one of the richest coral reef ecosystems in the world. Clouds of colorful fishes, remains of sunken ships and other interesting inhabitants of the marine world draw you to take up the adventure. Hold hands with your partner and escape to another world.
Abundant adventure sports are available in Andaman but we bring to you the favored activities on your honeymoon. Couples can enjoy not just the water world which is already discussed above, there is trekking, hiking, camping, boat ride though mangrove forests and many more. The Saddle Peak, the highest in the island archipelago is an interesting day trip that guarantees amazing views as well as one of the most beautiful trails. Mount Harriett National Park in Port Blair similarly has access to views of the spectacular mountain tops of the islands. Mahatma Gandhi National Park is an introduction to the amazing marine world.
- Sunset Cruise
Nothing beats the pleasure of a sunset cruise when you are on honeymoon. Andaman Islands does the same. The golden colors of the sun spreading over the waters is truly a glorious sight. Feel a connection with nature and your partner. It is one of best experiences of honeymoon in Andaman.
Where to Stay?
A perfect honeymoon demands a perfect resort and Andaman offers the same. Resorts by the beaches attract the honeymoon crowds. The beach resorts in Andaman not only enjoy a prized location it provide all the modern luxuries to guests. When you want a romantic getaway, you will have exclusive lodging, amazing amenities and an idyllic setup for a memorable time.
Beach camps, budget hotels and other 5-star luxury resorts also offer options to stay. Each island has its own charm and its luxury options of accommodation that complement your honeymoon in Andaman.
What to Pack?
- Swimming costume
- Sunhat or caps
- Flip flops
- Mirrored sunglasses
- Cotton clothes
Best time to visit Andaman Islands
Andaman Islands is one of the most popular beach destinations in India. The ideal season to visit these Islands is during the months between October and May. The weather is all tropical bliss. Calm and soothing with warm sunshine with temperatures below 30°C.
Plan a honeymoon in Andaman during the best travel season so that you can enjoy the pleasures.
How to reach Andaman Islands
By Air – The Andaman Islands have one International airport, ‘Veer Savarkar International Airport.’ This airport is well connected with regular flights with the mainland, majorly the Indian cities of Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.
By Ship – Andaman Islands can be reached by sea route too. Its time-consuming journey but the views are worth all the efforts. From Chennai, and Kolkata one can take a ship to Port Blair and vice-versa. It will take approximately 50-60 hours to reach Port Blair by ship.
Ferry services and seaplane are two modes of transportation within the island archipelago. Port Blair, the capital city offers connectivity to other islands.
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