Neil Island is one of the most visited tourist spots in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It situated just 38 km North-East from Port Blair, capital city of Andaman. Neil Island cover an area of approximately 19 sq km on the sea of "Bay of Bengal" and it mostly encircle with several sandy trees (especially coconut trees) and thick forest.
People of this region mainly depend on agriculture and tourism. According to the census report 2011 of India, approximately four thousands (4000) people reside here. There have five villages namely Sitapur, Bharatpur, Neil Kendra, Lakshmanpur and Ram Nagar. Administrative activities of the island are controlled by the Gram Panchayat of Neil Kendra Village.
Neil Island is a perfect destination for tourists who love marine life. You will found here several attractive sandy beaches and thick forest. This place is suitable for adventuring, water sporting, snorkeling, fishing and picnicking. Neil Islands are also famous for its hammocks. Hammock means a sandy beach which under shady trees.
|Union Territory||Andaman and Nicobar Islands|
|Nearest big City||Port Blair, 38 km distance by sea way.|
|Nearest Hotel, Restaurants and beach resorts||Cocon-huts Resort - one km from Jetty.
Hawabill nest guest house (IP&T) - close to jetty.
Pearl Park Beach Resort - 2.5 km west from jetty.
Tango Beach Resort - 2 km from jetty.
Green Heaven restaurant and Gan Garden Restaurant - located at near Aberdeen market.
|Best time to visit||November To March is best to travel in Neil Island|
|Attractions at Neil Island||Several beautiful Beaches located at Laxmanpur, Bharatpur and Sitapur.
Sunrise and sunset point, Sea view from Marine Hill, Bamboo flat and Botanical garden.
Lots of religious places like Kalibari, Ramakrishna Temple, Murugaon and Radhakrishna temples And Buddhist Monastery.
|Clothing||Summer Season - Light Cottan
Winter Season - Light Cottan
|Fooding||Rice (Vaat), Dal, Fish - Hilsa, Katla, Misti (sweets) - Rasogolla, Sondesh, Laddu and many more.|
|climate||Summer Season - vary from 24°C to 35°C
Winter Season - Minimum temperature 19°C
|Tour Spots near Neil Island||Major tour spots near Neil Island are Long Island, Rangat, Mayabunder, Havelock Island, Cellular Jail, Barren Island Volcano, Diglipur and Little Andaman Island.|
|Currency||Indian Rupee ()|