If you are looking for a quiet and pleasant beach on Havelock Island, then Kala Pathar Beach is the place you need to check out. The beach gets its name from its black, rocky terrain. It is usually calm and peaceful. The road leading to the beach is picturesque.
Where is Kala Pathar Beach Located?
It is located on Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep) of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
How to Reach Kala Pathar Beach?
You can reach by road if you are on Havelock Island. You have a few options.
- You can board a public bus or hire a jeep from the Havelock Ferry Ghat.
- You can also rent a two-wheeler.
- If you are on a pre-booked tour package, your travel agent will provide you with a cab.
And if you wish to know how to get to Havelock Island, you should read our blog.
Kala Pathar Beach entry fee:
There is no entry.
Kala Pathar Beach timings:
The beach opens at 06:00 a.m. and closes at 05:00 p.m.
Things to do:
Water Sports & Swimming
There are no water sports available on Kala Pathar Beach. It is a rocky beach and is not suitable for any water rides. Its rocky terrain also makes it difficult to swim. Hence swimming is also not advised.
The beach itself is secluded, but there is a secret beach near it called Laukik Secret Beach.
In order to reach this place, you will have to trek through the forest near Satya Resort. The way to this beach starts beside the resort. Start the trek in the early hours so that you can come back in daylight. Also, avoid the trek if it rains.
Fine Dining & Luxury Stay
There are no resorts on this beach in particular, but you can find the Satya Resort nearby.
Satya Resort, Havelock Island
Tucked away in the forest, this property will let you wake up in the folds of nature. With private pools for each villa, this resort has great hospitality. It will give you easy access to the Laukik Secret Beach, which is quite private and can be your next favorite spot on the island.
You can book the Satya Resort with us.
On the beach, you will find a few small vendors selling fruits and refreshments. There are also shops selling souvenirs at the entrance to this beach.
The beach has a few benches installed. You can sit and enjoy the view.
Is Kala Pathar Beach worth visiting?
If you’re looking for a less crowded and secluded beach on Havelock Island, then you must definitely visit. But if you’re into water activities and looking for happening places on Havelock, then this place is not for you.
Read Next: All about Havelock Island (Swaraj Dweep).