10 AM to 4:00 PM
Radhanagar Beach or Beach number 7 is situated on the western coast of Havelock Island, Andaman. It is a paradise and entitled to an incredibly gorgeous beach with its breath-taking scenery and mesmerizing sunsets & sunrises.
This beach is considered as the best beaches in Asia. It is a beautiful stretch of sand with turquoise water and impeccable surrounding. This beach has won many awards from various magazines and makes for a great spot to spend leisure time.
Why it is famous?
Radhanagar beach is a perfect stop for those who are looking to spend their vacation peacefully amidst nature. This place is among the popular tourist destinations. It is tucked with palm trees, blue water waves, and smooth white sand. You can feast upon some of the cafes selling all kinds of cuisines. It is the most enjoyable and relaxing beach where one can peacefully perform yoga, or meditate.
Things to do:
Relax and Rejuvenate by the beach– Radhanagar Beach is ideal for sunbathing or swimming particularly known for its gorgeous sunsets and captivating greenery that elevates the beauty of that place. Take a stroll along the beach, sand rushing beneath your feet, enjoy the tranquil blue waves amidst the nature with lush green palm trees making it a perfect shot for photography.
Sparkling Show – When you are tired in the evening after all the sports activities and want to take some rest. Sit and watch the light and sound show in the sky at the cellular jail.
Trip to Neil’s Cove Beach – This beach is a few minutes’ walks along Radhanagar beach. Sit and lay back under the warmth of the sun at this beach and indulge in all that nature offers. You will experience a beautiful lagoon in the beach itself which is surrounded by lush green vegetation offering an ample variety of colourful fish and the natural habitat.
Elephant Beach and Kalapathar Beach- If you want some adventure, try hiking through the forest trail from Radhanagar to Elephant Beach. It’s a great walk amidst pristine nature. You won’t find difficulty while trekking as the trail is well-marked and easily recognizable. These two beaches are at 6 kilometres in distance, you can take the public bus and rickshaws.
Snorkelling and Scuba Diving- If you are a water lover and interested in exploring ocean/ sea life, enjoy some best water activities and dive in the crystal-clear water for a reviving experience. You can also do yoga and play beach volleyball.
How to reach:
By Cab:- Radhanagar beach is around 12 kilometres from the Havelock jetty, with easy navigation. You can take a cab/two-wheeler depending on the group of some people.
By Seaplane:- If you want a luxurious ride, take a seaplane service from Port Blair to Havelock that takes you above the barren land of the magnificent island. It accommodates 10 people and takes around 20 minutes to reach. It departs thrice a day from Monday to Saturdays starting at 7:45 am, 9.15 am and the last one at 3 pm.
By Ferry:- Another, the budget option is to take a ferry that runs twice daily between the two stops. The first ferry departs at 6.20 am and the second one at 2 pm. However, these ferries take around 2.5 hours to complete the journey.
Is this place worth seeing?
The beach attracts the globetrotters with its panoramic sights and dotted palm trees. It’s also a great spot for eye-catching skylight shows with tropical forest on one side and different types of landscapes on the other. It offers an exquisitely ravishing experience where you can relax and have a leisure time with your family and friends. Spending vacation in Andaman will make you capture the best memories of your lifetime.