Laxmanpur Beach - Neil Island
#11 of 31 Places to Visit in Andaman Islands
Distance (From Port Blair Central Bus Stand): 39 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 3-4 Hours
Place Location: Neil Island
Transportation Options: Auto
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 2 km from Neil Jetty and 39 km from Port Blair, Laxmanpur Beach is situated at Laxmanpur Village of Neil Island in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. This is one of the best beach in Neil Island and also one of the top attractions you must include in Honeymoon tour.
Laxmanpur Beach is a beautiful and white sandy beach. The beach is a broad spur of white shell sand with shallow water and offers a good snorkeling option. Sunbathing and swimming are other activities. The beach also gives an impressive sunset view. Corals and sea shells are found in abundance at this seafront, which are often collected as souvenirs by visitors.
The sea is shallow and calm, making it perfect for swimming and snorkeling. This serene beach offers a stunning panorama, especially when the sun sets in the horizon and will be decently crowded during sun sets. There is natural bridge popularly called as Howrah Bridge in Laxmmanpur Beach 2. This is one of the most romantic places in Andaman for honeymooners. After the sunset the tourists start walking back, as it is not safe in the Islands to stay out after dark.
The beach also offers some adventue activities like snorkeling & scuba diving. The scuba diving centres have all the facilities and necessary equipment for a great experience of scuba diving.
Scuba Diving Cost: Rs. 3000 for 1 short dive, Rs, 4500 for 1 dive & Rs. 6000 for 2 dives
Snorkeling Cost: Rs. 500 per person