Ramnagar Beach

Ramnagar Beach

Ramnagar Beach is located in Diglipur lies 20 km South of Diglipur Island, and 70 km from Mayabunder. The island is accessible through water and road. This destination is visited by travelers who wish to see the turtles or just for a day trip to enjoy this scenic destination. Some open tree houses are present here where you can spend some time enjoying the vast open sea. Please be note that there is another beach named Ramnagar in Neil Island.

What to see

The beach is surrounded by palm and coconut trees or from other coastal shrubs. There are limited facilities and a couple of small shops near the bus stand in the village. This beach is suitable for swimming. A natural path for trekkers is an added attraction. The Forest department is gradually developing the beach into an eco-friendly area. Eco-friendly beach facilities like eco-huts, benches, and seating arrangements are available on the beach.

Some open tree houses are present here where you can spend some time and enjoying the vast open sea. The greyish volcanic sand makes the sea darker for that reason, snorkeling is not allowed to do here.
Ramnagar Beach is also known as a turtle nesting ground for Olive Ridley turtles. Due to turtle nesting, the beach closes at 5 pm, and no one allowed to walk on the sand afterward. If you are arriving somewhere around November to April, you can witness how the turtle’s eggs are stored and proper conditions are created for the turtles to hatch. Once hatched, these turtles are left to the sea with a hope to see them back again.

How to reach

The Veer Savarkar Airport, an International Airport located in the capital town of Port Blair, is the gateway to Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Port Blair is connected with Chennai, Kolkata, and New Delhi by air. Many airlines operate regular flights. From Port Blair, Regular Bus services of government and private busses are available for Diglipur via Andaman Trunk Road (ATR).


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