Havelock Island is the recommended island and hub of all tourist activity. It is perfect for those who wish to kick off their shoes, have a relaxing vacation or be adventurous and try various activities that include but are not limited to camping, scuba diving and snorkeling. From Port Blair, Havelock is just a ferry ride away with 3 daily departures that are easy and convenient.
Located 57 kms northeast of Port Blair, Havelock has the most spectacular white sand beaches, rain forest canopies, turquoise waters and fantastic coral reefs. The water is abundant in marine life both large and small and this Island is ideal for snorkeling & scuba diving.
The two main beaches here are the Kalapathar Beach and the Radhanagar Beach (Beach No. 7) - the latter has been rated as the Best Beach in Asia. At Havelock Island, you can afford to be lazy and be a complete beach bum or fill your day with an explosion of adventure activities to get that adrenaline pumping.
This is the natural beach of Havelock island with its two kilometer long sandy beach. A dense forest is in the vicinity of the beach stands as an additional attraction for the visiting tourists. It is a place for the people who love nature can spend a memorable time here. Few Holiday resorts are available on this village to provide accommodation in the lap of nature.
Vijayanagar beach is a long stretch of sand on the east coast of the island, punctuated occasionally by rock section. Most of the beach is lined by Mahua trees, whose trunks grow along the ground for many feet before they begin to climb vertically. Vijaynagar beach is just in front of Dolphin Yatri Niwas.
This beach is widely known as Hathi Tapu. Hathi in Hindi language is Elephant. It is 10 Kms from the jetty (trekking through the forest or by small boat journey) on the north western part of the island with rich coral reefs. Island camping (tent accommodations) is organized during the tourist season.
Kalapathar beach is a long stretch of white silky sand with big black rocks beside the blue sea. It is situated on one corner of Havelock and is a continuation of beach No. 5. The beach can get a bit crowded in high season, but if you walk further to the south you'll find yourself completely alone.