Port Blair

Port Blair has number of spectacular sandy beaches. It is located in The Indian Ocean and is also the capital of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Earlier British used these islands as an isolated prison for the fighters of Indian Independence, but now these 'Emerald Islands' are a famous tourist destination.

The beautiful and pristine beaches attract tourists from all over the world, throughout the year. Port Blair offers a variety of seafood delicacies, besides Indian, Chinese, Continental, and Burmese cuisine. It also has many comfortable hotels to cater to its ever-booming tourism industry. Port Blair also acts as a base to visit other islands of Andaman and Nicobar, as it is the island providing maximum facilities to the visitors.

Some of the beach resorts and hotels in Port Blair that offer state of the art facilities to their visitors include Silversand Beach Resort, Peerless Resort, Fortune Resort Bay Island, Hotel Sinclairs Bay View, Sun Sea Resort and Hotel TSG Emerald View. Port Blair also houses some Economy Hotels such as Hotel Megapode Nest, Hotel Abhishek, Hotel Citi King Palace and Hotel Diviyum Manor.

Adventure tourism like trekking, island camping, snorkeling and SCUBA diving are the real attractions in Port Blair. The places of interest include Cellular Jail, Chatnam Saw Mill, Forest Museum, Samdudrika, Anthropological Museum and Fisheries. Spectacular mix of nature's most prized delights; Port Blair is a once in a lifetime holiday experience.

Last Updated on : 3 December 2010