The Andaman Islands are among the most beautiful places you can visit on this planet. With such a resplendent reputation, it is natural to see thousands of tourists and travelers making their way to the enchanting islands every year. A prime part of their charm comes from the famous beaches that grace the Andaman coastline. Here’s a rundown of the best beaches you can find in and around Port Blair.
Owing to its pristine turquoise blue waters and white sandy shores, Radhanagar beach was named as Asia’s best beach and the world’s seventh best beach by Time magazine. This beach is known for its cool breeze and stellar sunsets.
Nestled on the shores of Havelock Island, Elephant beach is just a half an hour trek away from Port Blair. The hike will take you through a thick jungle before you reach your destination. Elephant beach is home to many exotic species of marine life such as the stunning coral reefs, making it ideal for snorkeling.
Corbyn’s Cove Beach
Found at a short distance of 8 km from the city centre, Corbyn’s Cove is the most accessible beach from Port Blair. You’ll be surrounded by coconut trees and lush greenery on this beach, making it just right for picnics and excursions.
Located at 25 km away from Port Blair, Wandoor is one of the most popular beaches on the Andamans. Tourists can change into their bathing suits at change rooms built across the shore for convenience. There are natural caves formed by high tides over time near the beach for adventurers to explore.