Top things to do in Havelock Island

Top Choice Seafood in Havelock Island

Red Snapper

This appealing thatched-roof restaurant with polished-bamboo decor exudes a romantic island ambience. Menu items include lavish seafood platters, pepper-crust tuna and handmade pasta. The outdoor deck seating is a g…
Beach in Havelock Island


One of India’s prettiest and most famous stretches of sand is the acclaimed Radhanagar. It’s a beautiful curve of sugar fronted by perfectly spiraled waves, all backed by native forest. It’s on the northwestern side…
Beach in Havelock Island

Beach 5

On the north-eastern coast of the island, the palm-ringed Beach 5 has your more classic tropical vibe, with the bonus of shady patches and fewer sandflies. However, swimming is very difficult in low tide when the wa…
Multicuisine in Havelock Island

B3 – Barefoot Bar & Brasserie

Come here for the best pizzas in Havelock or scrumptious handmade pasta. There's good gelato, too! Its breezy outside decking, with sea views, makes this a great place to wait for your ferry. Downstairs is Dakshin, …
Multicuisine in Havelock Island

Full Moon Cafe

Run by an Irish-Indian couple, this cool thatched-roof restaurant shares a site with Dive India on Beach 5. It does fabulous seafood and salads and a refreshing ginger-honey lemonade. Free water refills.
Beach in Havelock Island

Neils Cove

Northwest of Radhanagar is the gorgeous ‘lagoon’ at Neils Cove, a gem of sheltered sand and crystalline water. Swimming is prohibited at dusk and dawn; take heed of any warnings regarding crocodiles.
Indian in Havelock Island

Anju-coco Resto

One of Havelock’s faves, down-to-earth Anju-coco offers a varied menu with standouts being its hearty breakfasts, yummy barbecue dishes and platters.
Beach in Havelock Island


Hidden away 5km south of Beach 5, you’ll find Kalapathar, a pristine beach. You may have to walk a bit to get away from throngs of package tourists.
South Indian in Havelock Island


Downstairs from B3 – Barefoot Bayside & Brasserie is Dakshin, which specialises in South Indian breakfasts and lunches. A masala dosa is ₹80.
Live Music in Havelock Island


Run by the team from Emerald Gecko, this live-music/hang-out venue has a groovy jungle location accessed down a path off the main road across from Beach 5.