Havelock Island, which is now known as Swaraj Dweep, is the most visited in the Andamans. It is recognized for a perfect blend of tropical wilderness and white sand beaches. Radhanagar Beach at Havelock is the 7th best beach in Asia. The island is a paradise for nature lovers and island wanderers.

The other famous attractions of Havelock Island are Elephanta Beach, the water sports hub, and Kalapathar Beach, a day picnic spot.


Radhanagar Beach

Radhanagar Beach at Havelock Island is an iconic beach for honeymooners, nature, and adventure lovers. It is certified as a blue flag beach and is known as the 7th best beach in Asia.

The crystal clear water and sand so white symbolizes an ideal exotic beach found in distinct foreign countries. Many resorts are located in and around the beach, with their different ambiances.

Thus, it is adored by travelers of all kinds, large groups, and families as well as the locals.

Elephanta Beach

Elephanta Beach is the hub of water sports activities in Havelock Island (Swaraj Sweep). The exciting marine life consisting of distinct vibrant corals and fish offers activities like Scuba Diving, under-sea walking, snorkeling, and many more.

Way to Elephanta Beach is an adventure in itself.  It requires a speed boat ride from Havelock Island jetty, which is available easily.

There are also various shops on barrows on the beach, where one can grab some snacks and refreshments and makes for a good day out and an ideal picnic spot for families and honeymooners as there are enough ventures to keep you engaged the whole day.

You can also trek to Elephanta Beach, which takes about an hour. You will encounter various animals and birds through your trekking, which will ultimately lead to the charming beach, where you can engage in water sports or merely swim in the turquoise blue water.

Kalapathar Beach

The route to Kalapathar beach is picturesque. The white sandy beach lies on your left, and dense green vegetation on the right. The name ‘Kaalapathar’ is derived from the big huge rocks available on the beach. The beach is comparatively silent most of the time as very few people are seen wandering around. There are various eateries at the beach as well as small souvenir shopping places apart from swimming to keep you engaged the entire day.

Kalapathar beach is an ideal place for a fun picnic day at the beach for families and couples looking for some romance.