If infinite white sandy beaches, crystal clear turquoise waters, pristine tropical rainforests and romantic sunsets are the words that aptly describe your dream holiday, there is no better destination than the Andaman Islands. This breathtaking archipelago lies in the Bay of Bengal and consists of 572 Islands of which only 36 are inhabited. Virtually cut off for thousands of years from the continent, the history of these Islands has always been camouflaged in mystery and legend. Ritchie's Archipelago is the name given to the 9 emerald islands east of South Andaman. Of these, Havelock Island is the largest and the most popular holiday destination.
Virtually inaccessible for centuries and long shrouded in mystery and legend - these undulating islands have just started to emerge on the independent traveler's list of must see places in the world. Due to the government's strict controls, the added stigma of a former 'penal colony', and the untiring efforts of environmentalists, the Andamans still retain their original wild untamed character and remain breathtakingly pristine and beautiful till date.
A treasure chest simply waiting to be discovered, the Andaman Islands will enchant you and mesmerize you with its sheer beauty & uniqueness. Experience a holiday like never before, rejuvenate in placid beaches and discover the Emerald Islands with the Andaman experts - Coralreef!
Introducing Havelock Island
Havelock is famous for picture perfect white sand beaches, copious teal shallows surrounded by Lushly green forest. Havelock has a well-deserved reputation as a backpacker paradise. It is the most popular of the Andaman Islands, located 39 km of north-east of Port Blair with an area of 113.93 kmē. The shiny pebbles and shells in whites, browns, pinks and purples stretch to form the beautiful beach in Andaman Island. "Radha Nagar" Beach, is one of the most popular beach in Havelock and was named "Best Beach in Asia" by Time in 2004.
Havelock is a perfect getaway for those that seek tranquility and a peace of mind from the chaotic loud cities.
Other notable beaches include Elephant Beach on the northwest coast, Vijaynagar Beach and Kalapathar Beach .