Of bluest waters, silky sublime beaches, dense lush mangroves, and some of the best diving sites in the continent, Havelock is a traveller’s wonderland. If you ever get the opportunity to visit the Andaman Islands, Havelock should be on your list.
Did you know Havelock Island was named after a British General, Sir Henry Havelock, who served in India during the British administration? It comprises of Ritchie’s Archipelago and a collection of five villages making it the largest island in the union territory.
How to reach?
The only way to reach these magical islands is by Cruising. At a distance of approximately 57.5 km from the Veer Savarkar International Airport, you can reach the resort by boarding a ferry from Port Blair to Havelock Island which will take approximately 2 hours to reach the destination. You can then hire a taxi or cab to reach the hotel.
Best to visit Havelock Island
The best time to visit Havelock Island is considered between October and May as the weather is pleasant, just perfect for sightseeing, water sports, and beach excursion.
About the resort
Havelock Island in the Andamans is a sought-after destination, and in the midst of it is a beautiful property that is an incredible stay for those who seek privacy and solitude – NK Eco Resort.
Located in the heart of the city, the resort is at a close distance to the prominent beaches in the area. It is situated very near to the Jetty in Havelock and the entry is through a narrow lane adjacent to Haywizz Resort. With eye-catching sea views and vibrant interiors, NK Eco Resort is a great place for travellers to enjoy a budget-friendly vacation.
The esteemed property consists of 40 exquisitely designed English-Styled Cottages equipped with all modern amenities and comfortable interiors. Apart from this, this resort offers top notch hospitality featuring premium rooms that are well-maintained and beautifully designed.
The in-house multi-cuisine restaurant at Hotel NK Eco Resort Havelock offers healthy breakfast choices to the guests every morning. The restaurant offers freshly prepared local and regional cuisines. You can also relish evening drinks within the hotel’s premises at the in-house bar that is stocked with some of the finest drinks.
For swimming lovers, they have a swimming pool as well, so now you can enjoy a swim after spending the day at the beach thus offering the best of both worlds and for the adventure enthusiasts, the resort arranges for various water activities like snorkelling and scuba diving.
The best part about staying in this resort is its proximity to the major attractions in the island which allows travellers to explore the place at their convenience. The beach is just few steps away from the cottages where you can spend the day strolling and enjoying.
When staying in this resort, visit these popular tourist spots that are located close to the property:
Govind Nagar Beach: By staying in this property, you can easily access this beach in absolutely no time and enjoy.
Distance from hotel: 2.4 km
Kalapathar beach: Blessed with beautiful natural greenery, forests and blue sea, the beach is comparatively silent and peaceful as less people are found roaming around the beach. The shore of the beach is decorated with dead corals which gets washed out from sea bed.
Distance from hotel: 2.4 km
Elephant Beach: This beach is most visited for water sports. Since this beach gets crowded during the day time, the best time for water activities is early morning as the sea is clear and the visibility of corals is good.
Distance from hotel: 8.2 km
Radhanagar Beach: Famous as one of the largest beaches in India and also the most beautiful one. Although it is not located as close to the hotel as the other beaches, you can still reach here within 20 minutes.
Distance from hotel: 10.4 km
So, what are you waiting for? Take a break from the frantic hustle and bustle of routine life, and spend a few days of uninterrupted bliss amidst nature and pristine beaches!