The Best Beaches in Port Blair

bird's eye view of a beach

The beach helps you unwind. A leisurely stroll down the beach reduces stress and increases the release of endorphins, also known as ‘happy hormones’. In fact, just being close to the ocean promotes better health and well-being. Ease your endorphins when you visit the island's most gorgeous beaches, for the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is home to many. Due to its serenity and adventure sports activities, it is also one of the most popular travel destinations. Tourists from all over the world travel to Port Blair, the hub of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, to get lost amid the blue ocean and azure skies, or stroll along as a lone wolf and explore the alluring coast.


If you're looking for the best beach in Port Blair, here is our top 5

Wandoor Beach

Renowned for being one of the cleanest beaches Wandoor Beach, Port Blair, is loved for its clear blue waters, mesmerising sunsets and the fact that it is not very crowded! The beach is located about 35 km to the east of the city. Although the waters look tempting, it is not advisable to swim here due to the presence of saltwater crocodiles. The beach has comfortable benches and changing rooms for the comfort of its visitors.

Corbyn's Cove

Corbyn's Cove is a little curve of sand dotted by palm trees, not too far from the city, and hence is one of the most popular beaches in Port Blair. The roads along the coast offer scenic views and the beach, while it is also popular for the restaurants, cafes and water sports that are on offer. Visitors can also stop by at the Japanese WWII bunkers en route to the beach.

Munda Pahar Beach

The incredibly unusual and isolated Munda Pahar Beach is located about 25 km from Port Blair. The lush, green mangrove islands, the chirping birds, the abundant dense trees, and the pristine waters all appear to contribute to the splendour of Munda Pahar Beach. The location's beauty has a hypnotic effect on all who visit.

A beached boat at Wandoor Beach
waves travelling to towards the shore with a forest in the background

Chidiya Tapu Beach

One of the best beaches in Port Blair, Chidiya Tapu is a bird lover’s delight. The beach is surrounded by thick mangrove forests that are home to a variety of endemic and migratory species of birds. The waters also house a wealth of marine life. Chidiya Tapu is just under 30 km from Port Blair.

Bada Balu Beach

Bada Balu Beach in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is a lengthy stretch of gorgeous sand and warm, clear water that is tucked away from the tourist hordes. Families with young children will find it great as well. The best part about it is that you will typically have the entire beach to yourself because very tourists choose to visit the location.

The Andaman Islands are a paradise on Earth. This archipelago is unusual and exquisite in every way. All the beaches on this list are a fairly short drive from our resort - Symphony Samudra Beachside Jungle Resort & Spa. If you're searching for the ideal vacation destination, we offer gorgeous beach views, scrumptious dining choices, in-house activities, and adventure sports at near Chidiya Tapu beach!