Andaman: When You See the Dreamy World with Your Eyes!

Andaman is an archipelago in the vast Indian Ocean featuring exotic islands, mangrove forests, scenic beaches, and rich biodiversity. The sunkissed beaches of Andaman with sparkling water and minute golden sand is an ideal holiday retreat.

For all those looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city life, Andaman can be the ideal holiday destination with all its peace and beauty. Some of the reasons as to why Andaman can be a dream destination for your upcoming vacation are jotted below:-

#1 The Best Asian Beach – Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach

One of the most visited and beautiful islands in Andaman is Havelock Island. It boasts the mesmerizing Radhanagar Beach which is one of the best-rated beaches all across the world. Both swimmers and non-swimmers can indulge in several water activities here. It has been crowned as the Best Asian Beach by the reputed Time Magazine. The beach is a heavenly curve of minute white sand with sparkling blue waters. The beach is beautifully dotted with elevated palm trees and lush greenery. Check out the Andaman Review.

#2 The Most Exotic Destination for Scuba Diving in India

Scuba Diving

Swimming across the silent waters, across the vibrant corals amidst the beautiful marine underwater aquatic animals is what scuba diving in Andaman is all about. The underwater marine life of the Indian Ocean will leave you both amazed and delighted. Several islands of Andamans boast excellent diving sites where you can opt to dive. Some of the many diving spots in Andaman includes 

  • Barracuda City – you can spot large sea turtles here
  • Lighthouse – you can experience night diving here
  • South-west Havelock – Aquarium
  • Diving with Dugongs which can be spotted at the Mac Point
  • Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park in Port Blair

#3 Cellular Jail

Well-known as a brutal prison in the past the Cellular Jail is now a major tourist attraction narrating glorious tales of Indian Independence. A visit to this place is surely going to give you goosebumps. Every evening a light and sound show is put up at the jail which artistically narrates the associated history of the place.
Also popularly known as Kala Pani this prison was used by the British to lock and punish political prisoners. This national monument is a massive structure and is very well-maintained to date. 

#4 Experience the Thrilling Water Sports in Andaman

Andaman is not just about pristine beaches, scenic landscapes, and mangrove forests. It’s a hub for adventure enthusiasts and a heavenly destination where you get to enjoy several water activities even if you’re a non-swimmer. Most of the Andaman Packages can be customized according to these thrilling activities. your Some of the thrilling water activities to be experienced in Andaman are as follows:-

  • Banana Boat Rides
  • Parasailing
  • Jet Skiing
  • Snorkelling
  • Sport Angling
  • Speed Boating
  • Glass Bottom Boating
  • Undersea Walking
  • Kayaking
  • Seaplane Ride

#5 The Calm Ambiance


Spending our day to day lives in hustling and bustling metropolitans leads to a stressed up lifestyle. A peaceful vacation is what works best to unwind and get rejuvenated. Andaman comprises of small and peacefull islands where the sound of the waves crashing on the shore, cool oceanic breeze, and stunning beaches steal away all your stresses. 

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#5 Delicious Food and Excellent Cafes

Delicious Food and Excellent Cafes

Andaman is not just popular for mouthwatering and fresh seafood but you get a range of South Indian, North Indian, and Sri Lankan cuisines. The islands feature less eating outlets, cafes or restaurants but each one serves delicacies that are full of flavours. Additionally, some of the restaurants and cafes feature amazing ambience where you can head in the evenings and spend some relaxed time with your loved ones. Some of the many such amazing outlets include-

  • Mandalay Restaurant, Port Blair
  • Annapurna Restaurant, Port Blair
  • Fat Martin Cafe, Havelock Island
  • Full Moon Cafe, Havelock Island
  • New Lighthouse Restaurant, Port Blair
  • Anju Coco, Havelock Island
  • Amaya Lounge Bar, Port Blair
  • Barefoot Restaurant, Havelock Island
  • Bonova Cafe And Pub, Havelock Island
  • The Bayview at Sinclairs Bayview, Port Blair

Other Budget Destination

There are some amazing budget destinations than Andaman if you are looking for some relaxing holiday or getting honeymoon vibes all along. Bali is also a great option. There are lots of things to do in Bali which can make your holiday awesome either it is for your honeymoon or a fun vacation with your friends such as Flyboarding at Nusa Dua, Cave Diving at Shark Cave (Gili Biaha), Canyoning in Northern Bali etc.

With amazing places to visit in Bali, here you can enjoy Watersports Adventure as well as Jungle Safaris. Below is the adventure which you can dare:

  • Kitesurfing in Sanur
  • Water Tubing in Payangan Region
  • Paddle Surfing in Sanur
  • Paragliding in Timbis
  • Rock Climbing at Padang Padang Beach
  • Jet Packs and Jet Bikes, Nusa Dua
  • White Water Rafting, Ubud
  • Bali Flying Fish, Tanjung Benoa Beach
  • ATV Quad biking, Ubud
  • River Kayaking
  • Jungle Trekking
  • Mountain Cycling
  • Elephant Safari Park & Lodge

Hope you loved the article and enjoyed the information given. Don’t wait for too much and book your tour now and have a feel of freedom in those magical places!

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Afifa Ansari