Top 15 Beaches in Andaman and Nicobar For An Exotic Vacation

Blessed with nature’s bounty, Andaman is a scenic archipelago in the middle of the Bay of Bengal. Add to that, the stunning beaches in Andaman which are a major drawcard for the visitors to the heavenly islands. Featuring unrivaled beauty and a romantic setting, these natural wonders offer a delightful escape.

Furthermore, because of offering adventure activities and myriad experiences, these beaches make for a pleasant holiday. Take a break from the monotonous network of bustling city life and head to some of the best beaches in India.

Quick List To Navigate Best Beaches In Andaman And Nicobar Islands on your Holiday Trip

Radhanagar Beach

Location – Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Featuring amongst the top ten beaches in the world, Radhanagar Beach is indeed beautiful. Azure water, white shining sand, exceptional sunset views and lush environs make it a perfect place to unwind in the lap of Mother Nature. Besides, buying souvenirs from the shacks is one of the best things to do at Radhanagar Beach.

Things to do at Radhanagar Beach

  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Basking in the sunshine

Elephant Beach

Location – Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Owing to stunning coral reefs, calm ambiance and smooth silky white sand, Elephant Beach is one of the famous beaches in India. Get bewitched by exploring its underwater marine life. Moreover, the journey to this striking beach is as exciting as the destination itself. All you’ve to do is to fetch a boat or trek through the thick jungle to get to the shore.

The best time to visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands for beach activity is from December to May when the weather is pleasant and the waters are calm.

Things to do at Elephant Beach

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Vijaynagar Beach

Location – Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Keep your cameras ready for a candid photo shoot amidst the pristine Mahua trees and the picturesque location of Vijaynagar Beach. Beach no. 5 offers serenity which is exquisite in nature. Cerulean sky together with crystal clear shallow water presents a visual retreat. No wonder, this one of the astounding beaches in Andaman is an ideal place for honeymooners.

Things to do at Vijaynagar Beach

  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Soak in the serenity

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Kala Pathar Beach

Location – Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Another feather added to the cap of the Andaman Islands in terms of beaches is Kala Pathar Beach. Emerald water, sparkling sand and clear sky complement each other very well. Tie a hammock, lie down and read a book. You can rest assured of ‘Me’ time at this one of the popular beaches in Havelock Island. In other words, the beach is one of the must-visit destinations in India for solitude seekers.

Things to do at Kala Pathar Beach

  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing

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Corbyn’s Cove Beach

Location – Port Blair

Corbyn’s Cove is an immaculate beach in Port Blair. Fringed with coconut trees and presenting a majestic view, the beach is a paradise for nature lovers. Also counted as the best family holiday destination, the place offers quality time with loved ones. Plan an excursion or picnic here and cherish the best moments of your life. Sit comfortably on the chairs or chase the waves, the choice is entirely yours!

Things to do at Corbyn’s Cove Beach

  • Indulge in watersports
  • Sip on sweet coconut water
  • Enjoy a leisure stroll
  • Shop from the beach shacks

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Wandoor Beach

Location – Port Blair

Head towards the scenic Wandoor Beach to delight in dreamy holidays in Andaman. Stroll along with the crystal clear water of this coral beach in Andaman and let the soothing environment calm your senses. Additionally, the natural caves formed with the passage of time add fun to the quotient.

Things to do at Wandoor Beach

  • Swimming
  • Coral sighting
  • Clicking pictures with uprooted trees
  • Visit the Mahatma Gandhi National Marine Park

Lalaji Bay Beach

Location – Long Island

Cerulean water and the white sparkling sand at the Lalaji Bay Beach portray an eye-pleasing scenario. Green coconut palms and superb marine life makes it rank amongst the best beaches in Andaman. Hire a dinghy or delight in a small trek to reach this famous beach in Long Island. A soul-warming experience awaits you!

Things to do at Lalaji Bay Beach

  • Swimming
  • Spotting Dolphins
  • Snorkeling
  • Bird Watching

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Chidiya Tapu Beach

Location – Port Blair

‘Bird Island and ‘Sunset Point’ are the other sobriquets given to Chidiya Tapu Beach. Bask in the beauty of the drowning sun while capturing the exceptional natural phenomenon. Furthermore, adventure enthusiasts can spend some extra time following a trekking trail to Munda Pahad. After reaching, one can marvel at an extended black cliff with a seascape.

Things to do at Chidiyatapu Beach

Bharatpur Beach

Location – Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep)

Home to rich coral reefs, Bharatpur Beach is known as the ‘Coral Kingdom’. A trip to Andaman is incomplete without halting at this beach. Glittering sand, ultramarine water and distant jungles add to the charm of the destination. Moreover, the shallow water evokes the feelings in even non-swimmers to learn some swimming strokes.

Things to do at Bharatpur Beach

  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Underwater viewing via glass bottom boats
  • Coral watching
  • Swimming

Laxmanpur Beach

Location – Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep)

If you love the color play during the sunset then Laxamanpur Beach is the ideal place for you. Dotting the skyline with various hues of orange, yellow and red, the popular beach in Andaman is frequented during the evening. Another key point is that a few lucky ones can even spot a sea cow. Collect the sea shell and take them with you as a souvenir.

Things to do at Laxmanpur Beach

  • Snorkeling
  • Cherish a closer view of the marine life
  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing

Kalipur Beach

Location – Diglipur

An excursion to Kalipur Beach is sure to enthrall you with spectacular views of the Saddle Peak. Nothing is better than enjoying a romantic evening with your consort while walking hand in hand along the magnificent shores. Another thing that you can cherish forever is to witness how turtles lay eggs. In addition, observe how baby turtles are set free into the sea at one of the offbeat beaches in Andaman.

Things to do at Kalipur Beach

  • Trek to Saddle Peak
  • Pinpoint a sea turtle
  • Swimming
  • Spot a jellyfish
  • Snorkeling

Beaches at Ross (Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep) & Smith Islands

Location – Diglipur

Walking on the sandbar between the Ross and Smith Islands can make your day. Don’t get tricked by the illusion of the sandbar during the low tides and its escaping during the high tide. Additionally, experience the village life at Smith Island and take away with you memories to be cherished forever.

Things to do at Ross & Smith Islands

  • Hopping from one island to another
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Island camping
  • Watch the coral reefs
  • Sunbathing
  • Scuba diving

Mark Bay Beach

Location – North Passage Island

One of the lesser-known beaches in Andaman Island, Merk Bay Beach pleases with breathtaking views of the surroundings. In general, a day trip to this beach with white sand includes beach walking and boat riding. Since the island on which this beach lies is inhabited, you won’t be comprising your privacy during your Andaman honeymoon.

Things to do at Merk Bay Beach

  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Dolphin spotting
  • Bird watching
  • Scuba Diving
  • Partake in beach activities

Sitapur Beach

Location – Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep)

Neil Island, now Shaheed Dweep, houses some of the best beaches in Andaman. Sitapur Beach is one of them. As a matter of fact, the pristine beach is famed for its lush foliage, white sand, sapphire water and nature’s bounty. Furthermore, you can click the best pictures with an amazing backdrop. In addition, the beach also holds the title of ‘Sunrise Beach’ for showcasing gorgeous sunrise views.

Things to do at Sitapur Beach

  • Swimming
  • Relaxing
  • Exploring small caves
  • Photography

Beaches at Little Andaman Island

Location – Southern side of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Although titled ‘Little Andaman Island’ but this archipelago is one of the largest Islands in the Andaman and Nicobar. The island boasts of a myriad of sun-kissed beaches, waterfalls and nature’s bounty. Butter Bay is one of the gems of the island and is a warm-weather destination in India.

Things to do at Little Andaman Island

  • Visit the incredible waterfalls.
  • Delight in at white sandy beaches.
  • Enjoy boating through the creeks.
  • Go for surfing.
  • Enjoy jungle safari.

When here, you won’t come to know how time flies by while exploring these popular beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Best time to visit the Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Weather remains pleasant at Andaman and Nicobar Islands during the months of October to mid-May. Thus, it is the best time to visit the Andaman Islands.

How to reach the Andaman and Nicobar Islands?

Port Blair, the capital city of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands can be reached by two means only. That is, either by flight or by sea. There are regular flights from Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. However, Visakhapatnam also offers flight services on specific days.


With this list of beaches in Andaman and Nicobar, you can now enjoy an exhilarating beach vacation. Andaman and Nicobar is a paradise on earth, especially for water babies. If you are one, pack your beach hats and swimwear and embark on a trip to Andaman and Nicobar for a refreshing vacation. Book a beach holiday to Andaman with Indian Holiday and we’ll help you plan your dream beach holiday at this paradisiacal destination.


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Diksha Khiatani

A writer by day and a tsundoku at night. Emerging from an Engineering background, Diksha is a travel freak and anxious to explore different cultures and religions. Inclined towards the off-beat places, she wishes to uncover the secrets on her Scooty (if possible). She always grabs some time to take a quick nap, listen to music, skating and eat a brownie.