With sublime silken-blonde beaches, twinkling teal shallows and some of the best diving in South Asia, thickly forested Havelock (Swaraj) enjoys the well-deserved reputation of being a travellers' paradise.
Havelock Island, officially known as Swaraj Dweep, is the largest island among the ones that combine to form Ritchie's Archipelago. Swaraj Dweep is a picturesque natural paradise with beautiful white sandy beaches, rich coral reefs and lush green forest. This island, with beautiful sandy beaches fringed with green canopy of the rain-fed forests.
History and Culture
Havelock is one of the few places that the administration of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands union territory of India has permitted and encouraged development of tourism, with a focus on promoting eco-tourism.There is no dearth of beauty on this little island as the reputed and much-loved Radhanagar and Vijaynagar Beaches are also right on its southern shores. Havelock Island is also a favorite amongst those who want to engage in scuba diving, snorkelling, and deep sea diving.
Havelock Island is a year-round tourist destination. The area receives minimum fluctuations in the temperature and is always pleasant. The best time to visit Havelock Island is considered from November to mid-May.
- November - May