1. Howrah Bridge

Nestled in the heart of Neil Island

 

Nestled in the heart of Neil Island lies a natural wonder that has been drawing travellers from far and wide—the Howrah Bridge. This stunning formation is made up of two living natural corals, sculpted into the shape of a bridge, and is a popular spot for visitors to witness the beauty of the island. Originally named Rabindra Sethu by early Bengali settlers, it has since been referred to as the Howrah Bridge. If you are already planning to cover the distance from Port Blair to Neil Island, this place is a must-visit.

 

2. Laxmanpur Beach

Beach Side View

 

Laxmanpur Beach on Neil Island is a stunning stretch of sand that is split into two parts, each with its own unique appeal. Laxmanpur Beach I is the perfect spot to witness the stunning sunset views that are so beloved by tourists from around the world. Meanwhile, Laxmanpur Beach II is home to two natural arch bridges, affectionately called Howrah Bridge.

3. Bharatpur Beach

a beautiful peaceful place

As you step off the Neil Jetty, the magnificent Bharatpur Beach awaits you with open arms. With a long stretch of soft sand and picturesque views, it’s no surprise that tourists from all over the world are drawn to this paradise. The beauty of this beach is simply unparalleled and is also the hotspot for all kinds of exciting water sports activities on Neil Island.

 

4. Sitapur Beach

charm and scenic views

 

Sitapur Beach, located on the southern tip of Neil Island (Shaheed Dweep), is a hidden gem that offers a peaceful and serene experience to travellers. Spanning 5 kilometres, the beach is cocooned by lush greenery on three sides, while the fourth opens up to a breathtaking view of the vast sea. Unlike the mainstream beaches, Sitapur Beach has managed to stay relatively undiscovered, preserving its natural and raw beauty, and making it one of the best tourist places in Neil Island.

5. Ram Nagar Beach

It is fantastically scenic

 

Ramnagar Beach, located in the village of the same name, offers a serene escape for travellers seeking a quiet and tranquil experience. Located 70 kilometres away from Mayabunder, and 35 kilometres from Diglipur, this pristine beach is perfect for swimming and offers a refreshing break from the hustle and bustle of city life. Ramnagar Beach is also renowned for turtle nesting, making it a popular spot for nature lovers.