Neil Island

Andaman Islands | India
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Neil Island is categorised as Beachside / Getaways

Photo Courtesy Aliven Sarkar

Reasons to Visit
  • Neil Island in Andaman Island is located 40 kms from north-east of Port Blair.
  • Neil Island is visited for its rustic remote island feel and experience.
  • Neil Island is the southernmost island of Ritchie's Archipelago (Sir Hugh Rose Island is another 3.8 km to the southeast of Neil Island)
  • Jetty at Bharathpur, which serves as the only entry exit point of the island.
  • Agriculture is the primary occupation of the villagers, and the island supplies vegetables to the rest of Andaman.
  • There are number of idyllic beaches around Neil Island that offer remote island experience.
Know It
  • Despite its minimal tourist infrastructure, an increasing number of tourists have chosen to stay at Neil Island. There are a handful of restaurants and basic beach hotels that cater to international and domestic tourists.
  • Island Destinations of India"Neil Island in Andaman Island is located 40 kms from north-east of Port Blair. Neil Island is the southernmost island destination in Andamans and one that is visited by offbeat and experiential travellers."
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Port Blair (40 kms)

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Neil Island

Short Break (4-6 nights)2

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List of Holidays for Neil Island

Short Break

  • Natural Wonders of Andamans (5 Nights)
  • Paradise Called Andamans (5 Nights)

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Special features listings for destinations within 50 kms of neil-island

  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    This rocky beach lies about 2 kms from the jetty with lots of coral formation ornamental fish, sea urchins, sea anemones, sea cucumbers, star fish etc., The main attraction here are the natural rock formations.
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    Sea or Ocean or Beach, Rocks
    The secluded beach of Lakshmanpur lies 2 kms north of the Neil Jetty. The beach is a broad spur of white shell sand with shallow water and offers a good snorkeling option.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    5 kilometers to the south and at the tip of the island. This beach is visited for the sunrise and view of the vegetation around.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
    Island is located at the southern tip of Neil Island and is locally known as Chhota Neil (Small Neil ). This island has been declared a wildlife sanctuary and is a turtle-nesting ground.
    View Point
    Sea or Ocean or Beach
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Bharatpur beach is located Half a kilometer from the jetty and is one of the best beaches in Neil Island known for swimming and coral-watching. One can hire glass bottom boats for coral viewing from here.

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Nearest Airport in Neil Island
  • Veer Savarkar Airport ( IXZ ) , Port Blair-40 Kms
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