(Last Updated on : 08/11/2014)
The Union Territory of India, Andaman and Nicobar islands are replete with beaches, which are famous all over the world for their scenic beauty. It consists of two groups of islands in the bay of bengal about 400 miwest of Myanmar (Burma). The chief islands are North Andaman, Middle Andaman and South Andaman (Great Andaman) and Little Andaman.The beaches in Andaman Islands are covered with hills along with enticing palm fringed and white sandy stretches and coral reefs to walk along to relish the divine magic of the land. The beaches attract thousands of tourists every year. The beaches in Andaman and Nicobar Islands are Corbyn's Cove and Chirya Tapu, Radhnagar and Vijaynagar beach, Harminder bay beach, Karmatang beach, and Ramnagar beach. The sea coast of Andaman covers some 218000sq mi.
The Ramnagar beach is a sandy beach of Andaman situated at Diglipur Island. Diglipur is located at a distance of one hundred and eighty kilometers from Port Blair.
The Harminder Bay Beach situated at Hut Bay Island is nearly one hundred kilometers from Port Blair. It is connected to the city by Inter Islands shipping service.
Karmateng Beach is situated at a distance of two hundred and forty kilometers by road and one hundred and thirty six kilometers by boat from Port Blair. This beach is in Mayabunder, which is in the northern part of Middle Andaman. It is a breeding ground for turtles and is being developed as a tourist resort.
Corbyn's Cove and Chirya Tapu are one of the most picturesque beaches of Andaman, which provides the perfect setting for bathing and sun basking.
Radhnagar and Vijaynagar beaches are located on Havelock Island in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The beaches offer unadulterated tranquility to the visitors and have vast stretches of clean sand. Vijaynagar Beach is located in front of Dolphin Yatri Niwas and Radhanagar beach is situated at a distance of seven kilometers from Dolphin Yatri Niwas.