PLACES TO VISIT IN SHAHEEP DWEEP

Bharatpur Beach

Bharatpur Beach is the hub of water sports activities in Neil Island. Clear turquoise water and colorful corals make it a special place for adventurers and island wanderers. It has one of the best views of marine life you can find in the entire Andaman Islands. Bharatpur Beach is the first noticeable beach when you arrive at the island on the boat. The entire island can be covered in a few hours. You could spend time doing fun water sports like Scuba Diving, Glass-bottom boat rides, Jet Ski rides, and snorkeling. Try the fresh coconut water and few eateries lined up at the beach for snacks while resting under the tall trees. The beach also offers great views of the sunrise.

Laxmanpur Beach

You will encounter one of the best sunsets of your life in Laxmanpur Beach at Neil Island. The view of the beach is picturesque, with white sand and fringed by tall tropical dense forest. The fascinating part of this beach is the triangle shape for which puts forward a wide view of the complete horizon from the beach. It is also one of the most romantic places for honeymooners. There are shops on barrows that offer snacks and tea, which you can enjoy while sitting under the eco-friendly huts.

There are no watersports available at the beach, as it is only dedicated to mesmerizing sunset views, sightseeing, and relaxing.

Natural-Bridge (Howra Bridge)

This natural bridge was formed due to natural living corals and is also known as Howrah Bridge. During low tides, you could see marine animals such as sea cucumbers, sea urchins, starfish, and on some parts you will find colorful corals and small fish. The guide will give you a brief explanation of the fish and their aquatic lives.

You have to walk downhill from the main road to reach the bridge. It is advisable to wear waterproof footwear and shorts to not get wet. The Natural Bridge is ideal for sightseeing and photography with your friends and family.

Sitapur Beach

Sitapur Beach is the quietest and the most serene beach on Neil Island, surrounded on three sides with wonderful greenery and the other side opening to the beautiful turquoise blue sea. It is both peaceful and picturesque and known as the ‘Sunrise point’ of the islands. The beach is not visited by many travelers as it lies far off from the main locality and makes it one of the cleanest beaches in the Andaman Islands.

There are no shops or eateries in and around the beach; therefore you are advised to carry your water bottles and food.