Tourism is still in the developing stages and the options are quite limited in terms of accommodation. However, the Andaman and Nicobar tourism board has plenty of guest houses and hotels around the islands. You can opt for these or check out one of the private options.
Kaala Paani Resort
This Report is a privately owned resort which offers relatively cheap and comfortable accommodation. Depending on the hotel you can opt for something between INR 500 and INR 6000 per night. Fortune Resort Bay, Sea Shell Resort and Sinclairs Bay are some of the best luxury Andaman and Nicobar hoteloptions in the islands.
The budget options in the island are quite numerous and most travellers save money by opting for home stays. Many locals rent out a room in their homes for low prices. However, you might have to sacrifice on privacy. Some home stays are as cheap as INR 300 per night. On the other end of the spectrum there are several five star accommodations in the region as well. These are ideal for those luxury travellers who wish to be pampered. These hotels include spas, pools, fitness centers and everything else you can imagine.
Fortune Resort Bay
This luxury hotel is a part of the ITC group and offers some of the best facilities in the island. It is located in Port Blair and offers some of the most stunning scenery in the region. It overlooks the clear blue waters and is also located near a rain forest. This idyllic location makes it a perfect spot for romantic travellers. Despite the relative isolation most of the modern facilities are available to the traveller.
The architecture of the hotel is unique in every sense of the world. It reflects the architecture of the island and has been constructed mainly with red wood. This is available only in the Andaman’s and promotes a soothing and relaxing stay for the guests. The resort has a four star ranking and while it is relatively expensive it is worth every penny. There are a total of 45 rooms in the island and these are located along a slope. Each room overlooks the bay and has been created with a tribal feel. The rooms are airy and fill up with natural light during the day. They are also fitted with some of the best equipment money can buy and this includes satellite TV, direct dialing phones and other modern amenities.
Traditional sea food
from the region and some varieties of continental and Chinese cuisine as well. The Nico Bar is famous for excellent cocktails which are made from freshly squeezed fruit juices. It is also well stocked with some of the most renowned liquor brands from around the world. Most of the basic facilities such as travel desk, bathtub, gym, swimming pool and money exchange are a given at the hotel. One can also arrange for private movie viewings at the hotel.
Sinclair’s Bay is an elegant hotel located in Port Blair. The hotel offers everything from comfortable rooms to seaside dining options. There are 46 rooms in total and most of them are sea facing and provide stunning vistas of the Bay of Bengal. The rooms are decked out with most of the modern facilities which you require as well. Air conditioning, hot and cold water, TV, and balconies are some of the facilities available in the rooms. Rooms are divided into two categories that include deluxe and superior rooms.
The BayView Restaurant at the hotel offers both a gastronomical and visual experience. The restaurant overlooks the ocean and offers a wide array of dishes. Breakfast at the Bay View is something to behold and some of the local delicacies are absolutely mouthwatering.
Sea Shell Resort
The resort is an absolute haven and it is located on the Havelock Island. If you are looking for a peaceful place to unmind and relax then this is the place to be at. The facilities at the hotel are endless and quite stunning. The rustic feel of the hotel serves to accentuate the Robinson Crusoe type feel but it combines this with all the modern facilities required to survive today. The individual cottages which are located along the shore are built like a tribal hut. They have a small veranda as well and this makes them an ideal place to relax. The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, mini bar and television. Hot and cold running water is also readily available. The staffs at the hotel are friendly and speak a variety of languages. You will be able to communicate quite easily irrespective of where you are from.