Jalakara is situated in the heart of Havelock Island in glorious isolation high up on a lush hillside. Our Tropical garden property backs on to Virgin Rainforest with stunning views across the island and rainforest.
We are well positioned for access to all the dive shops and beaches on the island including the world renowned radhanagar beach (number 7), these are between 5-15 mins gentle drive away. We are 25 mins walk to the nearest beach, and just 20 mins walk to the vibrant market.
Our team can arrange scooter or bike hire and travel by auto rickshaw or taxi when required.
Getting there from Mainland India
The andaman Islands can currently only be accessed by aeroplane from mainland india.
There are daily flights to Port Blair from Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, DelHi and Mumbai.
FLIGHT & BOAT CONNECTIONS
Havelock island is approximately 90 minutes by ferry from Port Blair.
Last scheduled boats from Port Blair to Havelock leave at 2pm - so please make sure you book a flight landing before 12.30pm.
Book afternoon flights leaving after 2pm from Port Blair to mainland india to avoid an overnight stay in Port Blair.
Transfers from Port Blair to Havelock Island
We strongly advise our guests to take up our transfers service to make the trip from Port Blair Airport to Havelock island and return as smooth as possible. Please note that it can be very difficult to get ferry tickets at peak times - so please do not leave this to the last minute if organising transfers by yourself.
This service includes airport Meet & Greet, A/C car transfers to jetty in Port Blair (30 minutes), ferry tickets (upgrade to royal class available for Rs 1000 each way), A/C car transfers from Havelock jetty to Jalakara (15 minutes).
Rs 8000 for lead passenger Rs 6000 for additional passengers
We can also provide day use of hotel rooms in Port Blair and additional use of a driver in Port Blair if required.
Priced according to requirements.
Private boat transfers from Port Blair to Havelock are subject to availability and may be arranged on request for up to ten people. The boat we use is fast (45 minutes), fun (you can trawl for tuna on the way), convenient (they leave when you want them to - last departure time is 4.15PM) but expensive - expect to pay around Rs 70,000 per boat for a one way trip.
JALAKARA CONCIERGE TRAVEL - in 2019 we officially launched our bespoke travel service. Unofficially we have been creating mainland indian extensions for our andaman guests for some time. Our team have travelled the length and breadth of india and are keen to share our love and knowledge of this inimitable nation with you. Based out of new delhi we specialise in creating unique journeys aimed at unleashing the magic of this marvellous country. Be it mountains, mahals, fakirs, food safaris, palaces, toy trains, temples, lions or tigers - we have it covered. CLICK HERE to link to our dedicated travel website.
Village number 4
Andaman and Nicobar Islands