RADHANAGAR BEACH: ‘THE SUNSET POINT’ OF HAVELOCK ISLAND
Radhanagar Beach Havelock Island ranks as one of the ten best beaches in the world. Times Magazine awarded it the title of the ‘7th best beach in the world’ in 2004 making it an international tourist attraction for those who want to cover the earth before the earth covers them. The beach has been a hotspot for travel bloggers who find it a marvel for their camera lens for its exquisite landscape and colours. Radhanagar Beach is the leading destination to visit Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep) in your Andaman & Nicobar Islands Holiday trip whatever be the purpose of your travel. It won’t be a wrong statement to make that without visiting this dollop of heaven your travel to Andaman & Nicobar Island would be incomplete.
Radhanagar Beach is on ‘Shyamnagar Gram Panchayat’ and is easily approachable from the Havelock Island harbour. You can enjoy the warmth of nature during the day and cool sensuous breeze in the evening. It is said that the sunset is nowhere else as beautiful as on Radhanagar Beach. Naturally, The Sunset Point at Radhanagar Beach is a tourist spot in itself. Rendezvous of the turquoise blue crystal clear water bordered by gleaming white sand shadowed by an open blue sky often with clouds makes it an inherent spot for romance and love; adding to its beauty, the tall tropical trees stand firms to not only shadow the visitors but to add to the splendour of this piece of paradise on earth.
There are numerous things to do in Radhanagar Beach. You can choose this spot for family trips with children and parents, romantic dates, and other occasions. However, water sports have their limitations at this beach as beyond sure flag water is deep, so it’s better to opt for Elephant beach or Govindnagar Beach for enjoying water sports like scuba diving, snorkelling, jet skiing and others. This is an ideal archipelago to explore the miraculous artistic ability of nature that can never be compared or even imagined by humans. Here, the divine showcases himself as a perfect painter, perfect artist, & an excellent poet who wrote a poem that is sung collectively by the sea, sand, shores, sun and serenity.
Located around 12 kilometres from Havelock Island Harbor it is easily approachable from all corners of the island. You can travel by cabs or two-wheelers. Since it is one straight road, navigation is rarely a problem and tourists can quickly drive through the place, but during monsoons, it is advisable to avoid driving and hire the chauffeured vehicles only. Havelock Island Beach Resort is located at Govind Nagar Beach, which is just ten minutes drive from Radhanagar Beach.
If you are looking for shopping, a Government shopping emporium is set out close to the beach for the tourists. The local market is about a 9 kilometre’s ride from here, and you may need a vehicle to reach there; chauffeur driven or self-driven. You will also find restaurants and eating outlets here that are not so common on all the other beaches of the island, which are comparatively secluded and remote. For more commercial outlets and restaurants you may have to travel to Govindnagar Beach & Vijaynagar Beach that are just a few minutes ride from here. Evenings at Radhanagar Beach while enjoying the sunset is truly an unforgettable experience, so do make it a part of your itinerary. However, short is your trip, you can’t miss it, especially if you are a couple; though it’s a perfect spot for anyone & everyone.