The Best Beaches on Havelock Island

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The pearly white beaches in Havelock, along with the mesmerizing coral reefs and scuba diving sites, make it an enticing vacation spot for tourists. The beaches in Havelock Island are a great place for visitors in search of some rest surrounded by blue skies and clear water. Havelock is one of the biggest islands in Ritchie’s Archipelago, an island sub-group of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Make time in your holiday itinerary to visit some of the best beaches in Havelock.

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Radhanagar Beach


Radhanagar Beach is arguably the best beach in Havelock Island. Verdant trees border white sands while waves crash against the shore, creating a picturesque scene. Visitors can go for a swim or just relax with a book under the shade of the trees while enjoying an unrestricted view of the magnificent sea as far as your eyes can see. This beach has lifeguards ready to help, and plenty of huts, wooden chairs and benches to relax in. Although it lacks any adventure sports, you get the chance to see nature turn into a swirling painting during sunset.


Elephant Beach


Elephant Beach is one of the most popular beaches on Havelock Island for adrenaline junkies. The abundant water activities here include scuba diving, snorkelling, jet-skiing, glass-bottom boat rides and kayaking. This secluded beach can be accessed via a boat ride and a thrilling trek through a jungle. The 20-minute boat ride from Ferry Ghat costs around 1200 rupees.


Kalapathar Beach


Kalapathar Beach is great for a lazy day spent relaxing with loved ones. Visit this beach to go for a leisurely walk or have a picnic with friends and family. Snack on street food and sip on coconut water available at the small beachside shacks. Relax, meditate, watch the sunset and tune into yourself at this calming spot.

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Govind Nagar Beach


Govind Nagar Beach is great for water sports like scuba diving and snorkelling. If you go underwater, you come across different types of beautiful coral and vibrant schools of fish. This pristine beach is also preferred for morning runs during low tide. You can come here in the mornings even if you don’t run as the scenery during sunrise is breathtaking.


Vijayanagar Beach


Also known as Lone Mangrove beach, Vijayanagar Beach is a favourite among tourists who want to take a break from packed tours and just relax with loved ones. Dip your feet into the water and go for a long walk or unwind on the swings set up here. You can also collect cute seashells from the shore or visit shops to buy coral and other seashell products.


Experience the luxurious side of Havelock at Symphony Palms Beach Resort and Spa. Treat yourself to our private beach and in-house activities like scuba diving, kayaking and more. After an adventurous day out, unwind at Ocean Spa, then savour scrumptious dishes from multiple cuisines prepared using freshly-picked ingredients for a delicious end to your day.