Whether you are hearing wedding bells or have recently tied the knot, if you are contemplating for a honeymoon destination, look no further than the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. A honeymoon is a once in a lifetime event that sets the tone for the rest of your married life. It gives you a chance at bonding with your better half away from the prying eyes of the world. With its sandy beaches, turquoise waters and swaying palm trees, Andaman and Nicobar Islands are among the top ten honeymoon destinations in India.
What makes Andaman and Nicobar Island a place to go for honeymoon in India: the picturesque locations, the pristine environment and the secluded privacy. Not only can you enjoy romantic walks along the beaches you can also enjoy the panoramic views of the sunset. If you and your better half are brave hearts, you can also enjoy a wide array of adventurous activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, trekking, sea walking or other water sports. Tucked away from the world, Andaman and Nicobar islands offer you panoramic views, luxurious resorts and fine dining experiences. In short, Andaman and Nicobar Islands have something for anyone and everyone.
In case you are busy planning your wedding or simply do not wish to engage in the mundane details of planning your honeymoon trip, you can always choose a honeymoon package. You can opt for private villas and cottages for additional privacy. There are numerous tour operator offering lucrative honeymoon packages to Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Whether you are on a budget or want a luxurious honeymoon trip there are plenty of options to choose from.
Some of the places to visit in Andaman and Nicobar islands during honeymoon are as follows:
Lose yourselves amidst the beauty of nature along with your beloved. It is one of the most popular honeymoon destinations in Andaman and Nicobar islands. Catch breathtaking views of the sea at the beaches. Some of the popular beaches are Radhanagar Beach, Elephant Beach, Kalapathar Beach, Vijaynagar Beach and Govindhnagar Beach. Radhanagar beach has been rated as the best beach in Asia. Endowed with a diverse marine and coral ecosystem, it is also a popular site for adventurous activities like scuba diving and snorkeling. The island has a lot of beach resorts catering to the different needs of travelers. At Havelock beach, experience Eco tourism at its best.
Getting around: Ferries connect Havelock Island to Port Blair and Rangat. You can use local buses to travel around the island. You can also rent scooters or mopeds.
An isolated island, it is the southernmost island of Ritchie’s Archipelago. Since it offers more privacy than Havelock island, it has quickly gained popularity especially among the honeymooners. However, only basic facilities are available at Neil Island unlike Havelock Island. Spend time here admiring the white sandy beaches, the turquoise crystal clear water and the surrounding lush green forests. The beaches in Neil Island are Sitapur Beach, Laxmanpur Beach, Ramnagar beach, Bharatpur beach. There is also a natural bridge there. You can also admire the natural rock formations at Laxmanpur Beach. Neil island has a robust marine life which can be experienced through scuba diving or snorkeling.
Getting around: You can reach Neil Island using a ferry from Port Blair (2 hour journey) or Havelock Island. For moving around the Island you can use auto rickshaws or rent bicycle or scooter.
Get ready to be mesmerized by the pristine nature, the crystal clear water and the kaleidoscope of marine animals. The picturesque view of the island will blow your mind away. The Cinque Island has twin islands or has two parts: North Cinque and South Cinque. The two parts are connected by a sand bar. This island boasts of zero human habitation. If you are looking for some private time in a secluded island, then it cannot get better than this. Apart from the seclusion, Cinque Island is also known for its rich marine wildlife. It has a myriad of coral reef gardens, sea weeds, colorful fishes, shells, starfish, sea anemones, salt-water crocodile, turtles and water snakes. Bring food, water and other important things along with you while visiting. Also, you need to take permission before visiting Cinque Island usually which is easily granted.
Getting round: You can reach Cinque Island using boats from Port Blair, Wandoor or other major Islands.
Honeymoon is the time where you get to spend some alone time with your spouse and forget the nitty-gritty of everyday life. Andaman and Nicobar islands is one of the best places to go for Honeymoon in India with its scenic views and secluded beaches.
Some of the romantic accommodation options are :
- Fortune Resort Bay Island
- Barefoot at Havelock
- Island Vinnie’s Tropical Beach Cabana
So pack your bags take the hands of your special someone and have the time of your life in Andaman and Nicobar Islands.