Neil Island Andaman (India)
The Neil Island- tiny, beautiful nature’s retreat located on the south of the Andaman Islands on the East Coast of India. The Island is located at a distance of 37 kilometers from Port Blair. It serves as an ideal holiday destination for tourists. The sea encircling the island is shallow and full of colorful corals. Neil Island is also known as the vegetable bowl of Andaman as it is here that the local vegetables are cultivated and supplied to other islands. The beaches are popular for their hammocks under shady trees. The beaches have been named after the mythical characters of the epic Ramayana like Bharatpur, Laxmanpur, Sitapur, Ramnagar by the locals. Unlike most of the islands in the Andaman Group, Neil has a flat terrain. The island is also comparatively small with an area of 19 sq. kilometers. The breathtaking view of the sea and the lush greeneries in the island is really rejuvenating and enjoyable for enthusiastic travellers. Owing to its beauty, it is often regarded as a divine place on earth.
Best Time To Visit
The best time to visit the Laxmanpur Beach in Neil Island is from December to May every year owing to the pleasant weather in the archipelago at that time.
Open and Closing Time
timing: No specific timings Suggested duration: 3-4 hrs.
Entry Fee- No fee is required barring adventure sports, transport and food.
Near By Attraction
Hotels available near Neil Island.
Application Availability Which Saves Some Money
Zomato, Swiggy(Provide lip-smacking food cheap price).
Uber,Ola(Provide 24/7 Cab Services).
Interesting facts about Neil Island
Neil mainly has three main seasons: summer, winter, and monsoon. Owing to its location in the Bay of Bengal, it experiences heavy winds during the monsoon and a tropical climate otherwise. Early November until mid-May sees the best weather in the islands. Neil island is also known as the ‘vegetable bowl’ of the Andaman. With unexplored coral reefs, brilliant bio-diversity, white sand beaches and tropical forest and vegetation, certainly thrown the spot light of exotic aura in Ithe Indian subcontinent. Neil island is definitely can be said as the lover’s paradise with its lush green surrounding succumbing the mind with such a romantic notion of tranquility. Neil island is the perfect for a peaceful time off, with its charm and serene vibe, the island is soothingly different from its neighboring Havelock. One spends such leisure time at those long deserted beach or indulging themselves on ious water sports in the crystal clear water. Many of such beaches in the island is named after mythological characters from the Ramayana. Neil island can be said as the painter’s dream sketch, the beauty of the place enthralls the mind of every visitor. Perhaps Neil Island can be called as the masterpiece of Andaman Island.