Bharatpur Beach - Neil Island
#10 of 31 Places to Visit in Andaman Islands
Distance (From Port Blair Central Bus Stand): 37 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2 Hours
Place Location: Neil Island
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 37 km from Port Blair, Bharatpur Beach is beautiful beach situated beside Neil Jetty in Neil Island. This is one of the best beach in Neil Island and also one of the popular beaches in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Bharatpur Beach is a serene, calm and white sandy beach. It is well known for its coral reef which is undoubtedly beautiful in Andamans. Another attraction of this beach is the beautiful lush green vegetation and fishes. This is the only place in Neil Island where water sports are being conducted. This beach is ideally recommended for youngsters because of activity options.
The beach is popular for activities like coral watching and swimming. One can hire glass-bottom boats for viewing the corals under water. Most of the tourists visit this beach in the morning hours and do snorkeling as in the evening they get to watch the sunset at Laxmanpur Beach. This vast sandy stretch and gently curving bay allows for a perfect swim. The water is so shallow that even non-swimmers can take a refreshing dip. Water Sports activities like jet ski rides and scuba diving are also available at the beach.
There are also plenty of stalls selling refreshments, coconuts, snacks and some tourist souvenirs. Visitors can also find toilets and changing rooms on the beach.
Rs. 150 per person for glass bottom boat ride & Rs. 500 per person for snorkeling.