With hundreds of beaches to choose from the islands of Andaman and Nicobar, it can be daunting to decide on a summer destination in this sun-splashed region. However, it's hard to go wrong in a greenish-blue aqua paradise. But each spot offers something a little different.
Here is the best place to visit in Andaman and Nicobar Islands in May.
Serenity? No! Seldom you want to be in the middle of it all and still enjoy a great beach. Havelock Beach is one of the very popular beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. If you love underwater activities like scuba diving, you ought to visit this place. There are spots for licensed divers to enjoy and there are numerous places where training for amateur divers is provided. This place has a rich coral forest and the most incredible underwater life. If you love underwater snap shooting, this place is a paradise for you.
Ross And Smith Beach
Offering a long stretch of greenish blue-tinted waters, soft white sand, and plenty of trees for shade, Andaman and Nicobar Islands most impressive beach is worth a visit, especially if you love to stroll just after daybreak or just before twilight. Boasting shallow waters, Ross and Smith Beach offers many underwater activities. And spotting tropical and vibrant fishes is very common in this region.
Merk Bay Beach
The surf is seductive, the sand is soft, clear aqua hue, and the sunsets are striking. Needless to say, Merk Bay Beach is synonymous with fun, so it's not for retiring types. And out of the hundreds of isolated islands, this is the best. If you are a thrill-seeker, this is the best beach to be on. Due to the crystal clear waters, you can easily spot tropic and colourful fishes while swimming. Many vacationists, camp overnight by the beach for the fun factor.
Some beaches are made for Instagram, and this beach haven on Andaman and Nicobar Islands is one of them. Chances are that you've seen the selfies and videos of people in the background of blue- cerulean waters and palm trees. Far-famed for its white sands and clear water, Radhanagar Beach was chosen to be the best beach in Asia by Time's magazine in 2004. Thus, attracting millions of tourists and travellers from all across the world, round the year. If you are someone who loves fun water activities, you must visit this beach.
Butler Bay Beach
Butler Bay Beach, located about 134 miles from Port Blair, in the Bay of Bengal, is a wild and breezy stretch of eye-catching rock formations and rolling surf that's ideal for surfers and adventurous visitors. The beach is adjacent to a waterfall. During summer, you can hire elephants to ride along this beach. If you are an enthusiastic photographer with an underwater lens, this beach is a heaven for you. There are many resorts near the beach and thus, a luxury vacation is very much possible on this beach.
It's love at first sight! The islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands are home to many strands of brilliant white sand, so what sets this expansive Elephant Beach apart from the competition is its subtle rosy hue. Boat ride to the seashore is the first attraction. Trekking through the jungle is an important activity here. It would take around an hour to complete the trekking. The water here is crystal clear and shallow that allows travellers to spot many corals. Also, you can spot a few elephants basking in the sun on the beach too.
A jetty ride from Cutbert Bay to the seaside is the first activity to enjoy. The eco-park on the beach offers a great experience to the tourists. It is a vast beach with dark sand. It is a shallow water beach and thus, swimming and snorkelling are very common here. There is a treehouse in the eco-park that draws people to get a picturesque view of the whole beach. If you visit during summer, you can spot turtles marching towards the water after hatching.
Some beaches are unique, and Laxmanpur Beach on Andaman and Nicobar Islands certainly fits that bill - in various ways. This lesser-known beach is rarely filled with tourists, but it is aesthetically pleasing. And because it offers solace and privacy, it has become a haven for lovers and honeymooners, alike.