Places to Visit in Island
While staying at Hotel Dream Palace, you'll have the opportunity to explore the captivating nearby attractions of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Discover pristine beaches, lush rainforests, and a wealth of marine life, all within easy reach. Whether you're seeking adventure or a tranquil escape, there's something for everyone just a stone's throw away from the hotel.
An unspoiled beach situated around 8 Km away from the heart of the city, Corbyn’s Cove Beach is a prominent sightseeing spot in Andaman. This mesmerizing beach is dotted with coconut palms and turquoise blue sea water which enhance its pristine beauty. Apart from being a natural treasure, Corbyn’s Cove is also the most sought-after location for enjoying water sports activities and it is one of the famous places to visit in Port Blair. From Jet skiing to boating, surfing to swimming, there are endless ways by which you can quench your adventure thirst here. On your visit to Corbyn’s Cove beach, you can also expect a few hotels and food stalls which welcome the visitors with lip-smacking local delicacies.
Situated on the western coast in the Havelock Island, Radhanagar Beach is one of the most popular destinations for tourists in Andaman Islands. With its breathtaking sunsets and mesmerizing sunrises, this beach is something straight out of a wonderland. Also known as Number 7 Beach, this beach was once titled as the ‘Best Beach in Asia’ in 2004. This crescent shaped 2 kilometers long beach is known for its soft silver sand with high carrying capacity. With the pristine sand rushing beneath your feet towards the sea, and the unspoiled emerald blue waves caressing the shore, Radhanagar Beach is everything you would have ever dreamt of! Surprisingly, despite its massive popularity, Radahangar Beach is hardly ever over-crowded making it one of the famous tourist spots in Andaman.
Adventurous water sports, alluring coral reefs, and panoramic landscapes, North Bay Island has everything that makes it a popular destination among the travel buffs. Whether you are a nature buff, a true water sports lover or a beach baby, this island has something for everyone. Spend your day enjoying the enthralling water sports of Andaman such as jet skiing, scuba diving, and snorkelling or soak in the charm of its captivating beaches, there are numerous ways to keep yourself engaged during your trip to Andaman. There are various companies which offer dives and a chance to get stunning photographs of the underwater world. Apart from its popular underwater corals, this island serves you with some really exciting boat ride trips too.
Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple at Port Blair is the biggest pilgrim site of the Andaman Islands for its spectacular nuances of Dravidian architecture and intricate artwork that leave one spellbound as soon as one steps into the temple arcade. Situated behind the governor place, Sri Vetrimalai Murugan Temple is dedicated to Lord Murugan or Karthikeyan- the son of Lord Shiva who is one of the most revered deities of the Tamil folks. Sri Vetrimalai Murugan pilgrim tour packages are available for supporting tourists who want to witness the historical temple and collect vivid memories of the festivals first hand. The history of Sri Vetrimalai Murugan temple dates back to the time of pre-independent India which hails as an insignia of India’s rich cultural diversity.
Dhani Nallah Mangrove Nature Walkway offers a serene and immersive experience into the heart of a vibrant coastal ecosystem. Nestled amidst the lush mangrove forests, this enchanting walkway invites visitors on a unique journey through diverse habitats and rich biodiversity. As you step onto the elevated pathways, a sense of tranquility envelops you, allowing you to connect with nature in its rawest form. The walkway winds its way through intricate root systems, allowing glimpses of elusive creatures and intricate plant life that thrive in the brackish waters. It's a living classroom where you can learn about the significance of mangroves in maintaining coastal ecosystems and protecting shorelines.
This popular tourist place in Andaman run by the Indian Navy, Samudrika Marine Museum is one of its kinds in Port Blair showcasing marine life and its vivid forms. It has a huge collection of corals, seashells, fishes and different species of sea animals in distinct hues and sizes. The museum has been divided into five prominent sections as marine archaeology, history of Andaman, marine life, geographical information and people of Andaman. A major objective of the museum is to generate awareness towards the oceanic environment and marine life. The major attraction of the museum is the skeleton of a baby blue whale that was washed ashore on the coast of Andaman & Nicobar.
Nestled on a coral laden side of Neil Islands in Andaman, Howrah Bridge is a sought after destination on the Laxmanpur Beach. It is just a naturally stacked up huge coral rocks which together form a bridge-like structure. The island was severely affected in the Tsunami disaster of 2004 which washed off uncountable dead corals on the shore. As the island is largely inhabited by Bengali immigrants, the bridge was first coined as the Rabindra Sethu but later changed its name to Howrah Bridge. The bridge can be accessed only during low tides, hence, you will be taken to this coral island only pre-sunset hours. There are guides available who take a fixed amount to make you tour the entire shore where you are introduced to sea creatures such as sea Cucumber, starfish, crabs, etc.