Radhanagar Beach is one of the two popular beaches located at Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The other one is Vijaynagar Island. The serene beach which is far away from the polluted cities and towns has a majestic spell that attracts tourists to its beauty.
Radhanagar Beach of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is situated at a place which is 7 kilometers away from Dolphin Yatri Niwas at Havelock Island. The beach is the favorite among all nature lovers who love to explore the nature of different places. Radhanagar Beach offers a wide range of fauna and flora for one to explore.
The main attraction of the Radhanagar Beach in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is its calm and clean surrounding which offers you a soothing sensation and relieves you of all the worldly worries. The beach is also a favorite hangout of love birds as the place has nothing to hinder their privacy.
At Radhanagar Beach, you will love to spend some time swimming. You can also try your luck in fishing as the sea water is an abode to various species of fish. And if you are a sports lover, then try out some water sports at Radhanagar Beach.
But if you are at Radhanagar Beach just for relaxation, then do try out for a session of sun bath. People from all across the globe visit this beach.
Though you can visit Radhanagar Beach at Andaman and Nicobar Islands during any time of the year, you can enjoy the real beauty of the nature in between March and April when the spring is in full bloom. During this period, you can explore the natural flora of the island.
Airlines : Port Blair is connected to Chennai and Calcutta by Air. Presently flights are operated by Indian Airlines on Calcutta-Port Blair-Calcutta sector on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and on Chennai-Port Blair-Chennai sector on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The journey time is approximately 2 hrs. for both sectors. From Port Blair you can either pick the road route or cruise through the water by boat.
Jet Airways has also started their services every day of the week on Chennai-Port Blair-Chennai sector.
Aqua Lines : Regular passenger ship services are available to Port Blair from Chennai, Calcutta and Vishakhapatnam. There are three to four sailing's every month respectively from Chennai and Calcutta to Port Blair and vice-versa and from Vishakhapatnam once in every two months. The voyage takes about three days and ships normally berth at Port Blair for about two days. From here you can reach the exact destination by road or boat.
One can enjoy the under-water marine life and view the rarest varieties of corals by snorkeling, all days from dawn to dusk depending on weather.
One can go trekking through the nature trail from Mt. Harriet to Madhuban and enjoy the rare forest life, flora and fauna. There are other trekking routes also. Trekking equipment and tents can be hired from Port Blair.
A visit to Indian Beach Tours, offers travel tour booking and travel packages to Karmatang Beach, situated in Andaman and Nicobar islands.
For Domestic Tourists
Before starting your journey please confirm your to and fro tickets of Flight or Ship.
Entry Formalities Out of the two groups of islands, only the Andaman group is open to tourists. The domestic tourists (Indians Nationals) do not require any permit to visit Andamans. However, visiting tribal areas of Andaman and Nicobar districts is prohibited. Permits to visit the tribal areas can be granted by the Deputy Commissioner, Andamans. District, Port Blair, in special cases only.
For Foreign Tourists
Foreign tourists need a special permit to visit the Andaman Islands (for 30 days extendable by another 15 days) This can be obtained from Indian Missions abroad or the immigration authorities in Bombay, Calcutta, Delhi, Madras or on arrival at Port Blair Airport. C'MORE can also have the permits arranged for you prior to your arrival minimum 3 months in advance Foreign Nationals are not allowed to visit Nicobar Islands. This permit is valid for Port Blair Municipal Area; Havelock Islands; Long; Neil Islands; Mayabunder; Diglipur; Rangat for a period of one month where night halt is permitted. However only a day's visit is allowed to places like Jolly Buoy; South Cinque; Red Skin; Moun Hariet and Madhuban Foreignershaving the required permit can stay over night at the following islands/ places: South Andaman, Middle Andaman and Little Andaman Isl (except tribal reserve) Neill Isl, Havelock Isl, Baratang Isl, North Passage Isl, Long Isl, Diglipur and islands in the Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park (excluding Boat, Haboday, Twin, Tarmugli, Malay and Pluto Islands).
More great destinations can be found in the Explore Beaches in India page.