Neil Island In Andaman
Explore the beautiful Neil Island
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About Neil Island in Andaman
Only a short ferry ride from Havelock and Port Blair yet universes apart, Neil Island in Andaman is an idyllic place for those seeking a quiet tropical refuge. Comprising an area of 13.7 square kilometers, the island is about 3.7 km in length and 6.3 km in width. Neill Island in Andaman is home to pristine coral reefs and inviting beaches. Along with Havelock Island, it is one of the top attractions in Andaman. Neil Island also called Shaheed Dweep, is one of the most deserted islands in Andaman. The island is also famous for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables due to its fertile soil and apt climatic conditions. All the beaches of Neil Island have been named after the characters from Ramayana like Sitapur, Laxmanpur, Ramnagar, and Bharatpur beach.
Attractions near Neil Island
Beaches on Neil Island in Andaman are mostly named after mythical characters. Travelers can start their day by watching a lovely sunrise at Sitapur Beach, visiting a natural arch bridge and enjoying water sports on Ramnagar Beach at noon before culminating a wonderful day by relaxing in a hammock by the sunset at Lakshmanpur Beach. Ramnagar, Laxampur, Sitapur, and Bharatpur beaches are the major attractions in Neil Island.
Adventures in Neil Island
There are four popular beaches in Neil Island, namely Ramnagar, Laxampur, Sitapur, and Bharatpur. The beaches here are rich in marine life and have colorful and exotic corals. Snorkeling in Neil Island can be best done at Indian Scuba Explorers, Dive India, and Scuba Lov. One can also experience scuba diving in Neil Island and this will surely be going to be one of the best adventures of a lifetime.
Shopping in Neil Island
Shopping is not one of those things to do in Neil Islands as the area is quite deserted and one will not find many options to shop from here. There is one small market in Neil island which has several small shops selling essential commodities of daily use. The best thing to buy from this market is fruits and vegetables as the land of Neil Island is best suited for the cultivation of fruits and vegetables, hence one can find fresh ones here.
Highlights of Neil Island
Neil Island is often referred to as the vegetable bowl of Andaman due to the rich cultivation of fruits and vegetables found here.
Neil Island is famous for its tranquil white sandy beaches and picturesque landscape.
Various adventures like parasailing, snorkeling, scuba diving, etc can be enjoyed on the beaches of Neil Island.
The beaches in Neil Island are named after the mythological characters of Ramayana like Sitapur Beach, Laxmanpur Beach etc.
List of Things to Do in Neil Island
One can enjoy swimming and sunbathe on the beaches of Neil Island
Adventures like snorkeling, scuba diving and parasailing are a must-try.
Enjoy shopping of fresh fruits and vegetables and also shell products.
Try seafood at the local restaurants in Neil Island.
Enjoy cycling for an extra adventure.
Nightlife in Neil Island
Nightlife in Neil Island is not great and you will not find any pubs or nightclubs for such parties. Also, there are no beach parties conducted here and it’s not so safe to roam around the beaches at night. However, one can enjoy at the private resort’s pubs at night if available.
Where to Dine in Neil Island
Neil Island is known as the vegetable bowl of Andaman, so you will have a great variety of fresh fruits and vegetables here. Also, seafood is the main cuisine to try out in Neil Island. Besides a great variety of fresh seafood, one can also find Indian and Chinese cuisines here. Some good options to dine out here are New Lighthouse Restaurant, Amaya Lounge Bar, Bonova Cafe and Pub, Annapurna Restaurant, and Full Moon Cafe.
How to Reach Neil Island
It is very easy to reach Neil Island from Havelock and Port Blair. An easy way to get from Havelock Island to Neil Island is by taking a ferry. Both government and private ferries are available on the jetty.
Getting Around in Neil Island
As Neil Island in Andaman is a very small island with a total stretch of 7 km, it is very easy to commutate in Neil Island. Cycling is the best way to roam around here and you will find plenty of them on a rental basis from the jetty. Besides this, autos and AC cars are also available here.
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Jaydeep's 7 days trip to AndamanThe trip co-ordinators are really good. The whole trip was managed seamlessly.
Manish's 5 days trip to AndamanWe enjoyed Andaman very much and had mesmerizing experience. The trip was amazing! The hotel and the resort were nice. Hospitality was very good from everyone and was always courted with warm welcome. We had very good co-ordinators at Port Blair and Havelock (especially Mihir and Roop Kumar). They were awesome and very humble. We had a great experience and no hassle of transportation, from boat tickets to hotel accommodation and sports activities, all were made available which made our tour to Andaman very relaxing and memorable. The food was delicious everywhere. We went on a scuba diving in Havelock and it was awesome. We also enjoyed water sports in Elephanta Beach which were awesome. Most of all, we enjoyed our relaxing day at Neil Island and the Sunset point. We will surely be using you in the future. Thanks Premila for all your traveling tips and suggestions. We felt very safe and our trip to Andaman could not have been planned better than this. Wishing you and everyone on your team all the best. Thank you for making this trip memorable and awesome for our marriage Anniversary. Scuba Diving Elephanta Beach Water Sports Candle Light Dinner Sunset at Neil Island Bharatpur Beach at Neil Island
Anshuman's 6 days trip to AndamanFinally the Trip has been completed successfully. Thanks to Anita ji as she helped in rescheduling of the trip 3 times and I'll rate 10/10 for her support throughout the trip... Definitely I'll suggest my known to contact her for the Andaman tour in a very genuine budget... We didn't include scuba and kayaking in our package but with the help of Mrs Anita we enjoyed both water sports in very genuine price. For any issue Mrs. Anita was one ring away from us... Thanks to Jubilant Travel for this awesome trip... We lost our mobile in ferry and got it back from Makruzz staff. This was very surprising for any north Indian.
Ankit's 6 days trip to AndamanIt was a very well planned trip i will surely recommend others as well, kudos to my travel advisor Anita who was available 24/7 whenever any support was required before and during the trip.
Sheela's 5 days trip to AndamanIt was a very well planned trip, the transfers were punctual and all the staff involved was really helpful. Hotels were well chosen and last minute ad hoc changes were very well received and responded to. Thanks a lot for a memorable experience.
Sarveshcsjm's 5 days trip to AndamanGreat experience Mr sanjay 's port Blair best person on this trip .best experience.
Nishi's 6 days trip to AndamanThey transferred to 3star grade hotel, very hectic schedule, candle light dinner arrangement was really bad, food was pathetic, not a good trip.
Vartika's 6 days trip to AndamanHi Sahil.... Thank you for the wonderful trip planned by you to Andaman!!! All the services were very nice and people were very kind and helpful Hi Sahil.... Thank you for the wonderful trip planned by you to Andaman!!! All the services were very nice and people were very kind and helpful
Vikas's 5 days trip to AndamanWe had a memorable trip visiting Andaman for 6 D/5 N. It will be remembered for life time and thanks to Anitha from Jubilant travels for arranging things very professionally.
Rajatsen's 7 days trip to AndamanThe experience of travel traingle is memorable and I will definitely recommend it to my colleagues also. The best part of the journey is that I enjoyed each and every moment without any worries about travelling and accommodation.I want to recommend something that I experienced is that the client should also be provided with the room no. Initially because during check in the hotel staff sometimes provide the rooms which are not up to the mark. I want to add if any other island should be instead of Neil is possible. If talking about the memories,the whole journey is memorable to us.some best of which we experienced at ross island,North bay island and moments we share with Neil island staff specially suman.Water sports activity at eliphanta beach. The best part of the whole Andaman tour is its delicious morning breakfast
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Ramnagar, Laxampur, Sitapur, and Bharatpur are the best beaches to visit in Neil Island.
Neil Island is famous for its tranquil white sand beaches, exotic coral reefs, its tropical forests and vegetation.
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