Pristine waters, scenic beauty, and tranquil environment are some elements that reflect the natural beauty of Wandoor Beach. With a distance of 24 km from Port Blair, this beach is one of the most famous beaches in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is located at the entrance of Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park. The beach is the perfect option to witness sunrise and sunset. Haunting trees on the coastline, flinched by the Tsunami creates a landscape worth holding on to, and the blue water outshines it.
How to reach:
There are many modes of transport to reach Wandoor Beach.. Bus, car, boat, ferry, and helicopter are some options to reach Wandoor Beach.
From Port Blair to Wandoor Beach
You can ride on a bus and car from Port Blair to reach Wandoor. If you want to enjoy the bus ride, you can board from the Port Blair STS bus terminal. By taking this bus service, you will reach Wandoor village. The Wandoor beach is around 5 minutes away from the village. If you want a more comfortable ride, hiring a car is a good option to enjoy the road journey. Private car services are preferable here as it gives you comfort and drops you at the beach within 30 minutes.
You can reach Wandoor village via ferry as well. Taking a boat service from Port Blair to Wandoor Village is also a good option. From where you can mark your presence at the beach by foot or by road.
From Havelock Island to Wandoor Beach
The facilities like helicopters and ferries are available from Havelock Island to reach Wandoor Beach. You can also take the chopper from the island to reach Port Blair. From there, you can take a ferry or bus to proceed to the beach.
Best time to visit
Except for the monsoon season, you can visit Wandoor beach for your vacation throughout the year. This beach reflects the immense beauty in the summertime. The weather is warm, and the temperature is around 28-30 degrees Celsius. The cool sea breeze on this beach makes the weather pleasurable and charming. The best time to visit Wandoor Beach is the winter season as the weather remains cool and the temperature ranges from 15-34 degree-Celsius. It is an adequate time for indulging in water sport activities on the beach.
Experience at Wandoor Beach
Whether you want to enjoy the rays of the sun, plunge into the water, or try something adventurous, this beach offers many options for entertainment.
- Behold the sunrise or sunset from the shores
- Relax on a wooden hut with benches
- Experience trekking through the wilderness to reach a majestic cave.
- Enjoy swimming and boating
- Scuba diving
Tips for Wandoor Beach
- You must buy some gifts to take back to your homes by a nearby gifts shop on the beach.
- Do not miss to buy handicrafts items as it also comes at a reasonable price.
- You should carry enough water and food when you want to explore nearby attractions
Keep enough food and water when you go to explore the nearby attractions.
- Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park
- Jolly Buoy Island
- Red Skin Island
- Chidiya Tapu
Munda Pahad Mountain
- Sea Princess Beach Resort
- Andaman Residency
- Anchorage Inn
- Anugama Resort
- Hotel Shreesh
- Guru International Hotel