Where: Andamans Island, India
One of the largest islands within the Andamans, Havelock islands also makes to the top islands of Asia. Located amidst the shimmering seas of Bay of Bengal , Havelock has almost become synonymous to Andaman island. Offering a range of water sports, resorts to stay at and the most relaxing vibe, this one should be on your list.
Know before you go:
The best way to reach the island is to fly to Veer Savarkar International Airport in Port Blair and then take a sea plane to the island which will make you reach in about 20 minutes. This service works on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays. You can also take govt. ferries from Port Blair Harbour that operate at 6am, 11am and 2pm. Please note that getting to Havelock is not easy, so make sure you've booked your travel and accommodation well in advance.
You can't miss:
The island offers numerous attractions that will turn your tropical dreams into reality. Visit Radhnagar Beach which is ranked in the top-ten best beaches of the world. With endless blue waters on one side and a lush green tropical hill on the other, the view from the beach is too gorgeous to believe. You can also enjoy snorkelling at the beach. If you're travelling with children, Elephant beach is ideal for you since it is covered in silken sand; with no rocks and stones, the beach is safe for children to swim and jump into the waters without any fear. If you're lucky, you may even spot wild elephants sauntering about. Another fascinating spot is the Guitar Island Beach which, which as the name suggests, is in the shape of a guitar. This is a lesser-known beach and hence, ideal if you're looking for seclusion.