Escaping to the soft ocean breeze and crystal clear water beaches puts an end to your summer woes. The off-white sandy beaches with pristine clear water splashes and mighty sunsets feel like a retreat. And so the Andaman Archipelago is the hottest destination for summer vacations. The tropical weather, stunning beaches, mangrove forests, and sparkling water are an invitation to your ‘Me-time’.
Andaman Tourism can plan an unforgettable trip far off the shore of Bay of Bengal. Here are 10 reasons why everyone needs to visit Andaman Island this summer!
- Radhanagar beach
The Andaman Islands is home to a lot of stunning beaches known for their beautiful crescent cut along the shore and powdery soft sands that gives one a retreat to walk on. With turquoise water and a serene environment, the Radhanagar beach is known to be Asia’s best beach by TIME Magazine.
On one side is the jungle paved with ways to reach this beach, the other side is a horizon of the sea that extends to infinity. Together you can view a number of hues coming together to make for an ecstatic view. Relax and unwind on the beach or jump through the sea waves – Radhanagar Beach is a dreamy picture of a beach come to life.
- The seamlessly perfect weather
Unlike the other beach destinations, the Andaman Islands have pleasant weather to enjoy your summers. The days are too hot to want an air conditioner and the nights are too cold to think of a blanket. The weather remains mostly sunny and it drizzles often to keep it cool. And with all the flora and fauna the surroundings are always calming. With sun rays not being harsh and the adventure activities offered by the destination – the weather totally supports the travelers for a relaxing summer time holiday.
- Explore the beach life
The Andaman Islands is an archipelago of 572 islands which are known to be the peaks of a submerged mountain range that extends from Indonesia to Myanmar.
As a result, there are a lot of beaches to explore. Relax on some of the stunning beaches like Vijayanagar beach, Elephant Beach, Lalaji Bay Beach Sandbar Beach, etc. or have an enjoyable time going beach hopping on Kala Pathar Beach, Aamkunj Beach, Laxmanpur Beach, etc and savor the beauty of different islands along with the spread of islands on the Andaman Sea.
- Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving at the Andaman Islands is one of the most recommended sports to indulge in. As you dive into the turquoise water you are treated with the vast world of marine life. Swim through the Havelock Island coral reefs, rare fishes, sea turtles and some truly amazing under-water sights that you must have watched only on Discovery Channel. It’s one of the topmost centers for people to take their first Dive into the water and even get trained as a scuba diving instructor.
- Water sport away your summers
From scuba diving to snorkeling, Jet Ski, Parasailing and boating – Andaman Islands have a plethora of ways to turn you into a water sport enthusiasts. During the summer months, nothing relaxes one as much as splashing into the water and addressing your adrenaline rush. Go kayaking at the mangroves, banana boat rides with your friends, or cruise through the waterfronts for a relaxing evening – it’s a hub where you come close to the water and feel it all in.
- Stargazing at Neil Island
40 kilometers off the north-east of Port Blair, is the Neil Island known for its stunning stargazing experience. On a clear night, one is to experience the stars shine brighter than ever and radiate a beauty exclusive to this beach. Call it magic of nature or a random occurrence, but the stargazing experience here is one that inspires astronomic photographers to acknowledge. The water looks dark and radiates the brightness of the stars which makes the whole aura magical and pristine.
- Elephant Islands
As the name suggests, you get to meet the giant friends on the Elephant Islands. Spend time with this beach’s celebrities while you bath with them at the sea, take a ride along the beach or just spend time eating and playing football. The island, along with its beautiful sunset, allows booking for an appointment with the Elephants to have a new friend in a new land.
- Taste the seafood
The food at the Andaman Islands is not just limited to the seafood. Here you can experience the taste of the local culture and preserved tribes. The local food is inspired by regional ways of cooking. The traditional dishes are given a twist too. Therefore the seafood here is exquisite with a new sense of taste that is truly worth relishing. You also get to taste the zing of new flavors on your regular South Indian, Rajasthani or North Indian cuisine.
- The Glass Boating experience
Ever imagined traveling on a boat that has glass flooring to look the water below and enjoying a peek-a-boo with the water animals? This experience can be true in the Andaman Islands. Travel with the members of the ocean here to ride from one island to another on a glass boat that gives a beautiful view of the fish, coral reefs and vivid animals while you are safe on a boat. It’s a one-of-a-kind dreamy sight!
- Rejuvenate yourself
The aura, beauty, and feel of the Andaman Islands take you away from the hustle and bustle of city-life into the calm and peacefulness of the beaches. With temperatures soothing to the skin and horizon that feel like therapy – you can immerse into activities like body massage, spa, and foot massages to rejuvenate yourself. With sea salts and close to natural beauty it can be a rewarding experience.
Soothing- Serene – Stunning – the Andaman Islands are a summer retreat. Still thinking of reasons to plan your summer vacation?