Top things to do in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Top Choice Beach in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Radhanagar Beach

One of India’s (and indeed Asia's) most fabulous and famous stretches of sand: a beautiful bleach-blonde curve of powdery sugar fronted by perfectly spiralled aqua waves, all fringed by lush native forest. It’s on t…
Top Choice International in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Full Moon Cafe

Run by an Irish-Indian couple, this mellow thatched-roof restaurant shares a sandy floored site with Dive India and does fabulous seafood, salads, pastas, wraps, fresh juices, falafel platters, Indian bites, and Fre…
Top Choice International in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Anju-Coco Resto

One of Havelock’s faves, down-to-earth roadside Anju-Coco offers a flavour-packed menu of zealously guarded Indian-international family recipes, with outstanding breakfasts, barbecue dishes, seafood and platters. Tr…
Beach in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Elephant Beach

Along the island's northwest coastline, the alabaster sands of Elephant Beach, a popular snorkelling spot, are reached by a 40-minute, 1.8km walk through a muddy elephant-logging trail. The path is well signposted o…
Multicuisine in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

B3 – Barefoot Bar & Brasserie

Right by the jetty, with sea views, B3's breezy wooden deck makes a great place to wait for the ferry. Come for the scrumptious homemade pasta, the fresh-seafood specials and the best pizza on Havelock.
South Indian in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)


Masala dosas, uttapams (thick, savoury rice pancake) and tasty thalis are swiftly served at this South Indian specialist, next to Havelock's jetty.
Indian in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Red Snapper

The thatched-roof, bamboo-clad Wild Orchid resort's restaurant exudes a romantic, candlelit island ambience, sizzling up lavish seafood platters, pepper-crust tuna, paneer or fish tikka (marinated in spices and dry-…
Club in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)


Down a shaded path off the main road across from Beach 5, Havelock's buzziest live-music venue and hangout has a groovy jungle location. Weekly events include DJ nights, markets and photography exhibitions; check th…
Beach in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Beach 5

On Havelock's eastern coast, palm-ringed Beach 5 has your classic tropical vibe with cream-coloured sand, cerulean sea, shady patches and few sandflies. Swimming can be difficult at low tide, when the water shallows…
Beach in Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep)

Beach 3

A slender strip of platinum east-coast beach, dotted with palms and a few fishing boats and overlooked by clumps of natural jungle. Beautiful, though not ideal for swimming as it's rocky. It's 3km southeast of the j…