This beautiful island is known as the Kitchen garden of Andaman Islands. The Neil Island with lush green forest and sandy beaches offers an ideal holiday in an Eco-friendly surrounding. Take a 2/3 days trip to Neil Islands.
Sunset point is the west most point of the beach west of the jetty which the guesthouses are on. There are ravenous sand flies, so if you're spending any time there then take a hammock. Pretty sunsets. If you snorkel directly west offs the point there is some wonderful snorkelling. There's sometimes a current. Snorkeling near beach with the caves and also off Havelock if you choose to take the private ride. Mantas to be seen on the ride if you are lucky. Get here in the morning. Check the rockpools, snorkel then bail in the afternoon.
Snorkelling is also very good around the jetty at Neil. Edges of the shallow reefs have some live corals, many different kinds of fish and lots of anemones with resident clown fish. Great variety of shells are available but are not supposed to be taken from the islands.
India Scuba Explorers (300m before Tango Resort), Ph: +91 0 9474238646. A PADI Dive Resort offering all PADI courses and daily dive safaris to spectacular new dive sites around the unexplored waters of Neil Island.
Diveindia runs certified diver courses and snorkelling and scuba dives off the Coast of Neil Island. Reef off the Coast of Neil Island are full of fishes and live corals. Visit Diveindia for more information.
Walk around on several beaches at Neil Island. Laxmanpur beach with its white sand beach is perfect for evening walks. Sitapur beach is great for swimming and Bharatpur is a good option if you like collecting shells! Neil is a small island and there are several interesting walks all over the island.
Nearest Airport is at Port Blair.
The island is Connected by boat from Port Blair.RAIL