Elephant Beach: The Water Sports Hub of Havelock Island
Elephant Beach Havelock Island is one of the most popular beaches of the Andaman Islands. Akin to the other beaches of the vicinity it is constituted by the dazzling white sand, turquoise green shade of the ocean & dense tropical trees lined all around the shores. However, this beach stands out as it offers a plethora of adventure sports & water activities at a single point. So if you are one of those travel freaks for whom Holiday on an Island means relishing the aquatic adventures & diving into the sea, Elephant beach should mount your “Things to do List” in your trip to Havelock Island and Andaman.
This beach is bound to fulfil all of your fantasies of exploring the underwater wealth of nature to include corals, reefs, rarely seen sea turtles, aquatic plants, colourful fishes, and other vibrant oceanic species with your naked eyes. Water Sports in Elephant Beach are its highlight. Along with swimming, fishing, kayaking, banana boat riding, sofa boat riding, jet skiing (which is available on other beaches too in Andaman) Elephant Beach rates as the ideal spot for snorkelling, sea walking, scuba diving and parasailing owing to its best water sports infrastructure in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
As compared to the other beaches, water on Elephant beach is placid and does not steep too low that makes it comfortable for even non-swimmers to have the thrilling onshore experiences without any hassle. For those who chose to refrain from entering into the water but do not want to miss the incredible sight of the gems of the marine world, Elephant beach also offers the glass bottom boat ride. Through this glass, you can see through the limitless wonders of marine life, and this is a unique experience in which a boat designed with a glass bottom. Glass bottom boat ride is the right choice for senior citizens and people who do want to step into the water but do not want to miss proximity to the underwater world.
There are plenty of things to do in Elephant Beach, including photography opportunities as the shores here are abundant with marine jewels. So if you are a photographer, you can brush up your photography skills & capture the exhilarating sights in your camera. And those who want to enjoy the wonders at the same time want these happy moments to be captured for memories may opt for hiring the professional photographers. Few water sports also provide complimentary photography. A family who wants to take their children along for sports activities & picnics may plan to spend maximum time of their trip on this playful beach.
Havelock Island Beach Resort is committed to providing a complete package so you can tell our coordinators if you want the professional photographers and they will arrange for you. The name of this beach came out of an elephant’s training camp nearby that the government of India established in the past. The narrative goes that few of the elephants often found roaming around those days at the beachside, which is why locals started addressing it as Elephant’s beach. However, it has nothing to do with elephants anymore.
Elephant Beach Havelock Island is adjacent to Radhanagar beach, but travellers may opt for the boats that are readily available but have to be booked in advance. You can take a fibre boat from the Havelock jetty to reach the Elephant Beach, and the ride is not more than 20-30 minutes. The boats are frequently available at specific time slots, but it is advisable to make sure that your boat tickets are reserved at least one day prior to your trip to avoid hassles.
If you are travelling with Havelock Island Beach Resort, stay relaxed as all the bookings would be made well in advance by our team to ensure a smooth journey for you. If you are a trekking lover, then you can opt to trek through the forest with dense trees, wild plants, tropical birds, insects and reptiles. This beach is sure to add to the thrill and transform your visit into an audacious memory. However, the majority of travellers ditch the trekking trail and go for the boat rides mostly those who are travelling with children, senior citizens & families. But if you want to experience, the resort would provide you with an expert who would guide you through the trek and ensure your safety.