Places to Visit in South Andaman

clear blue water and white sand beach at the Andaman Island captured during the day2

Does the melody of turquoise waves, swaying palm trees and clear blue skies sound like your ideal vacation? Havelock Island in south Andaman is your perfect abode. Considered the most significant island in Ritchie's Archipelago, this beautiful island's coastline stretches across 58.5 km. This bewitching paradise is also trendy among couples who wish to spend a tranquil honeymoon.

With clear blue waters kissing powdery white beaches, Havelock boasts a soul-searching and enticing experience that would create memories of a lifetime. Tourists can visit places like Samudrika Naval Marine Museum, Corbyn's Cove Beach, Wandoor Beach, the famous Cellular Jail, the picturesque Elephant Beach and much more. This jewel of India offers exciting activities like a lavish cruise trip, snorkelling, jet skiing and surfing, among others. So, revive the photographer in you and get ready to capture some picture-perfect shots of the most satisfying sunsets.

Discover Havelock Island Like Never Before

Samudrika Naval Marine Museum

Located in Port Blair, Samudrika Naval Marine Museum is one of Andaman's most-visited tourist destinations. This museum is an ideal hub for voyagers looking to learn more about Andaman. This arsenal of knowledge stores information regarding the ecosystem of flora, fauna and tribal communities on the island. Furthermore, this museum is operated by the Indian Navy and features a zoo that shelters crocodiles.

a marine aircraft lodged in a museum
coconut-palm trees on a white sand beach next to clear blue waters and azure sky with clouds

Corbyn's Cove Beach

Blanketed by coconut and palm trees, the amiable Corbyn's Cove Beach is located close to Port Blair. Travellers can dip their feet into the calm waters or bask in the sun while sipping fresh coconut water from the local shops. Adventure junkies can enjoy water activities like a fun-filled jet ski ride or a speedboat ride. Stretching up to 1.5 km, this beach is shaped like a crescent moon and hosts a few historical findings like the Japanese bunkers. These bunkers offer a great view of Snake Island, which is ideal for water sports like scuba diving.

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island

A haven for history buffs, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island was earlier known as Ross Island. This no-settlement island is about a 10-minute ferry ride from Aberdeen Jetty. It features a museum called Smritika that houses ancient artefacts, old photographs and other relics of the British era. Tourists visiting this island can partake in activities like exploring the ruins of churches and government houses. Explorers can also spend a memorable time at the light and sound show or pay a visit to the sanctuary.

clear blue water and white sand beach at the Andaman Island captured during the day3
cellular jail in Andaman - one of the places to visit during your andaman and nicobar 4 days itinerary

Cellular Jail

The most eminent spot in Andaman is Kaala Paani, also known as Cellular Jail. Declared a world heritage site, this three-storeyed prison was built by the British in 1906. Now acknowledged as a National Memorial, this colossal prison once witnessed inhumane atrocities borne by freedom fighters. Established as living proof of India's independence, this jail is located at Atlanta Point in Port Blair and can be reached by both public and private transport.

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park

Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park was built in 1983 to shield the aquatic life in Andaman such as corals and turtles. This park consists of 17 islands and is spread across approximately 281 sq. km. Voyagers can indulge in beach activities like visiting a breeding centre for endangered turtles. This park is a paradise for ornithologists who can engage in bird-watching and spot a few exotic birds that migrate to Andaman. The best time to visit this park is from October to February, as this time of the year offers pleasant weather.

clear blue water and white sand beach at the Andaman Island captured during the day1
a clean beach with lush green trees around

Elephant Beach and Radhanagar Beach

Elephant Beach is undeniably one of the best places to visit in south Andaman. Offering panoramic sunsets, this beach is free of any hard corals. Adored by adventure junkies, it proffers a myriad of water sports activities to enjoy throughout the day.

With crystal blue waters and lush green trees, Radhanagar Beach connects you to nature. Take a swim in the calm waters or enjoy the breathtaking scenery while the photographer in you captures a few everlasting moments.

Visiting Andaman is no less than playing a game of treasure hunt. Travellers can explore other places like Sitapur Beach or participate in a short trek to the Natural Bridge, which is composed of two living corals. Moreover, travel junkies can visit Humphrey Gunj Martyrs Memorial, which is dedicated to the gallant martyrs of the freedom struggle. Chidiya Tapu is another famous destination that is admired amongst tourists for the dazzling sunsets accompanied by the sweet chirping of indigenous birds.

Leave behind your mundane morning alarms and spend quality time with friends and family at Havelock Island, where nature meets tranquillity. Offering unrivalled hospitality, Symphony Samudra Beachside Jungle Beach Resort and Spa in the southern district of Andaman is a luxuriously-built resort that promises a relaxing stay. Symphony Palms Beach Resort and Spa, located in Govind Nagar Beach, allows you to revel amidst the soothing sound of waves and chirping birds. Lastly, Symphony Summer Sand Beach Resort and Spa is your splendid escapade in Andaman. So, without further delay, pack your bags and indulge in our curated itinerary for a smooth trip to Andaman with Symphony Resorts.