From 3rd August 2021 Tourism activities re-open in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. In view of the steady decline in cases of COVID-19 in Andaman Nicobar Islands an order has been issued by the Director of Tourism Department today regarding reopening of all Tourism activities in South Andaman and North Middle Andaman District from today.
The tourists are allowed to visit Baratang/North & Middle Andaman subject to compulsory RAT testing for Andaman Trunk Road commuters which will be carried out at Forest check post on the spot / same day on payment of applicable charges
A negative RT PCR report has to be presented by all passengers on arrival.
General Guidelines defined for traveling to Andaman Islands during COVID :
What are the guidelines for testing for tourists coming to Andaman after August 03 2021?
On arrival at Port Blair :
1. The tourists need to carry COVID-19 negative test report from mainland based 1CMR approved lab using Reverse Transcriptase-Polymerase Chain Reaction (RTPCR). However, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken within 48 hours prior to starting the journey from the origin station. (For e.g. if the tourist takes a flight from Delhi at 0600 hrs. on 1st September, 2021, the sample for RTPCR test should have been taken not before 0600 hrs. on 30th August, 2021).
2. The tourists/visitors on arrival at Port Blair airport have to undergo mandatory Covid-19 screening with RTPCR test free of cost. Thereafter the tourists/visitors are allowed to move to their respective hotels. However, they will have to be under quarantine at Port Blair in their hotel rooms until the result of RTPCR tests are received. In case of RTPCR positive test results, the tourists/visitors shall remain in
institutional quarantine in hotels notified by the Hoteliers Association in consent with the A&N Administration, on rates as specified or to the designated hospital/ Covid-19 care centre on case-to-case basis.
3. Tourists may also have to undergo random Rapid Antigen Test conducted from time to time on payment basis as prescribed by A8N Administration.
What if the tourists test positive after arriving at the Andaman Islands?
If the tourists tests positive during their stay in the Islands, he/she will need to undergo institutional isolation as per existing health protocols. The
cost of such isolation for govt. facility will be paid by the tourists as fixed by the administration from time to time.
If the patient wants to stay at hotels, he/she can stay in the hotels if all the conditions below are met:
a) Patients are not symptomatic and not more than 60 years old.
b) Request/ undertaking is made by patient in writing.
c)lf allowed by doctors.
Hotels will make necessary arrangements to designate a part of their rooms for institutional isolation for this purpose.
Located right on the waterfront, Sinclairs Bayview is Port Blair's only hotel to offer spectacular views of The Bay of Bengal from almost all its rooms. Refreshingly environment friendly and functionally decorated, the hotel is a quiet getaway for those who want to unwind and explore the Andamans. The hotel is 15 minutes away from the airport and the town’s shopping center.
The hotel's 46 rooms and suites are more than sea facing; they are virtually on the sea, opening out to the crystal blue Indian Ocean waters. The Valentine rooms offer views of the blue ocean on one side, and Ross Island on the other.
The sea facing multicuisine restaurant has an open view to the garden surrounded by palm trees. A covered deck allows you to feel the cool sea breeze and hear the sound of waves. The Spanish bar has a relaxed old world ambience and offers snacks and drinks. Private candlelight dinners can be organised for your birthday or anniversary. On special request, we serve meals at the terrace adjoining the main reception area.
The freshwater swimming pool is open all year round. Our conference room is a unique pillar-less wooden house entirely made out of recycled wood.
Few may know that the Andaman Islands were occupied by the Japanese for a few years during World War II. An attraction that is rare to find in any hotel in the world, is a Bunker made during the war which is located inside the hotel, with its canon still in place!
The all new Premier room affords a stunning view of the sea. Tastefully furnished, the rooms have all that makes luxury accommodation.
Large size stylishly appointed rooms with three fixture toilets and a wonderful view of the sea.
Andaman islands is a paradise for honeymooners. The corner rooms offer privacy and an unbelievable view of the sea from two sides. The rooms have been furnished to ensure that the newly wed spend time in a romantic setting.
The family room is spacious where a family of four can spend their vacation together in great comfort. Equipped with two queen size beds, the room is comfortable for the family. The attached three fixture toilet is ideal for the family.
The family suite combines the luxury of space and fine décor. With an arresting view of the sea, the spacious suite enables the family to stay together in comfort and style. The attached three fixture toilet is ideal for the family.
This is a family room with an attic where your children can have good fun. With two queen size beds, the room is ideal for a family of four to stay together comfortably. The attached three fixture toilet is ideal for the family.
The suite combines large space, great luxury and a stunning view of the sea. An ideal accommodation for your family, the suite has two queen size beds, one of them being in the attic. The attached three fixture toilet is ideal for the family.
Bed + Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
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