Andaman Islands offer everything that a honeymoon couple hopes for and even more. It is a stunning paradise complete with white sandy beaches, turquoise water, breathtaking rain forest, living coral reefs, and exotic marine life. It is a hidden gem where there is so much to discover and experience. The exotic resorts, the serenity of this place, natural beauty, and secluded beaches here remind you of the Caribbean Islands. And as your honeymoon comes to an end you will feel an earning to come back again and again. So let us get you started on your Andaman Islands honeymoon guide.
There is no shortage of places in the Andaman Islands when it comes to choosing your perfect honeymoon destination.
Port Blair is an ideal honeymoon destination. There is so much to do and see that a couple of days is not enough to discover this historical city that still retains it British raj charm. Plan a visit to Cellular Jail, Anthropological Museum, Fisheries Museum, and Mahatma Gandhi Marine National Park to get a lesson on the enchanting history and flora and fauna of this beautiful island city. Since the Andaman Islands are all about scenic beaches, Port Blair has quite a few of them- Wandoor Beach, Munda Pahar Beach, Corbyn’s Cove Beach, North Bay Island, Jolly Bouy Island, and Ross Island.
Every beach has its own charm and lures visitors with their sunset view, coral reefs, tropical forests, and historical ruins of past cities. You can choose to bask in the sun all day long or you can choose to have some adventure. You can go trekking to the Munda Pahar Beach or go scuba diving to see the unique coral reefs at Jolly Bouy Island. If you do not know how to swim, you can always take a bottom glass boat ride and see the whole new world under the water. Sinclairs Bay View, Fortune Resort Bay Island, and Anugama Resort are perfect hotels for honeymoon couples.
A time comes to a standstill on Havelock Island. Home to one of the most beautiful beaches (Radhanagar Beach) in the world, Havelock Island enthralls visitors with its white-sand beaches, exquisite marine life, flocks of birds, and lush green forests. As you explore the beaches, you will feel that you are walking on silk. Look towards the land and you will see miles and miles of lush green tropical forests, which seem to be telling you to step in and explore a whole new world.
Besides the Radhanagar Beach, you must also visit Elephant Beach, Govind Nagar Beach, and Kalapathar Beach. Besides indulging scuba diving, snorkeling, seaplane ride, sea walk, surfing, trekking, kayaking, and sailing, you must also swim with the elephants.
Yes, you read it right. The elephants come to the beach to swim and swimming with them is an out of this world experience. Newlyweds can stay at Barefoot at Havelock, Munjoh Ocean Resort, Seashell Hotel, Symphony Palms Beach, or Dolphin Resort and enjoy romantic candlelight dinner at the beach and soak in the mesmerizing view of the sun setting in the horizon beyond the ocean.
Green paddy fields, fragrant orange plantations, and unspoiled nature greet visitors at Diglipur. It is a very peaceful place, full of natural beauty and watching the villagers carry on with their daily routine is in itself inspiring. Though the place does not have many modern-day amenities, there are so many things you can do here with your partner. A hike to the Saddle Peak, the highest peak in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, will give you a glimpse of the vast ocean and forest as far as your eyes can see.
Diglipur is home to Ramnagar Beach, Lamiya Beach, and Kalipur Beach. Ross and Smith Island are where you will witness turtles like Leather Back, Green Turtles, and Hawk Bill, come and lay their eggs from October to March. Besides this, you must also explore the Limestone Caves and Mud Volcano. And for a truly romantic experience, you must dine at the beautiful Pristine Beach Resort.
Barren Island is known for its active volcano. You cannot step on the island due to the volcano, but you can admire its beauty from the boat. And it offers the best scuba diving experience. As you dive into the ocean you will find an unexplored world full of life and color. The black rocks are full of corals of all colors and size. These living corals are home to fishes of all shape, size, and color.
By the way, do you know there are butterflies in the ocean? The tiny orange Chromis fish are called the butterflies of the ocean and you will meet schools of these fishes in these coral reefs. A swim amongst the coral reefs here and you realize how important it is to preserve this world. You come back from Barren Island with a feeling that there is more to be explored.
Neil Island is a paradise for nature lovers and those who seek seclusion during their honeymoon period. The beaches here are completely secluded and this makes exploring these beaches even more fun. Laxmanpur Beach, Bharatpur Beach, and Sitapur Beach are an oasis of calmness and natural beauty. The place is ideal for snorkeling, scuba diving, bird watching, trekking, sunbathing, cycling, fishing, and just lazing around. The natural rock formations at the Lakshmanpur Beach are very popular with tourists and so are the coral reefs, which are home to sea cucumbers, sea urchins, and starfish. The shallow water near the beach is ideal for snorkeling.
Sitapur Beach is known to give the best view of the sunrise. The Tango Beach Resort, Silver Sand Beach Resort, Pearl Park Beach Resort, and Summer Sands Beach Resort are some of the resorts where you can stay while honeymooning on Neil Island.
Best Time to Visit Andaman Islands
Schedule your honeymoon between October and May, because the weather is perfect during this time. From June to September, the islands witness heavy rainfall and thunderstorms, thus making it hard for tourists to enjoy the wide variety of water activities offered by the islands here.
Now you that you are convinced that the Andaman Islands are ideal honeymoon destinations, there is no reason to delay your honeymoon plan. Just make sure you pack in comfortable cotton clothes, swimming suit, sunglasses, and sunscreen to enjoy the beaches to the full.