Moon shine menu is worth the try. You can order Indian dishes, Asian or seafood from the restaurant at any time of the day. The hotel only offers seating and table service at budget-friendly rates to its customers.
Grilled red snapper and tiger prawns are the most recommended dishes in this restaurant and you need to have a taste of this great seafood. You can also order Indian or Asian food cuisines on their menu and enjoy your lunch or dinner. The restaurant has direct access to the sandy beach.
This is an organic restaurant that serves Middle Eastern, Chinese and Afghani cuisines. The restaurant is opened from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM with delicious food on their menu. The food presentation is excellent and you can enjoy your lunch or dinner and be served with a drink from the restaurant.
Sea Sand Restaurant
Sea sand serves local cuisines to the tourists and has the best traditional foods on the island. They have excellent services and friendly staff. You should try their dishes on your next trip to the island.
LifeStyle of Neil Island
Life was very slow here. Ideal for your perfect honeymoon or vacation. They prefer to use sun as a clock like sunrise to wake up and sunset for lazy night.But that gave us a perfect holiday. No mobile, no Wi-Fi, no cable tv actually take you to the person to person communication. Best for gelling with your beloved one.
Best Places to enjoy the nightlife in Neil Island:
Once the sun sets ,Neil Island strats his night preparation.The whole island suddenly plunged into darkness,silence and laziness.Evening is truly a leisures here.
You can enjoy very memorable evening on a beach under the open sky with full of stars or moonlight with a bottle of wine or your favorite drink.
However if you want people around you and want company below are the few options available at Neil island.
Water Bar established in 2016 is home to a variety of cuisines and drinks. It ensures one has a great food experience. Water Bar is a 24-hour restaurant with a Bar. Those who love to enjoy nightlife can walk into the bar and select a drink of their choice as they enjoy cool music played in the lounge.
Munjoh Resort Bar
The Munjoh Resort has an in house bar to entertain visitors through live music. You can buy a drink of your choice and have fun as you interact with other people in the bar. The bar also offers room services to individuals on request.
Silver Sand Neil
Silver Sand Neil makes your trip to Neil Island memorable. You can find good services extended past the bar counter. You can order your cocktail in the hotel bar or your favorite drink and enjoy a cool night. The hotel bar gives you a mix of relaxation and excitement during your vacation.
Where to stay at Neil Island?
Cocon huts resort-Just after the football ground in the right hand side.(Be careful –we had to book this from Port Blair.
Howabill Nest Guest House-My second choice .They have decant guest house and cook facility .(Book from Port Blair)
Pearl park Beach resort-My third choice.This resort is not have sea facing.
Tango Beach Resort –It is a nice beach faced resort with amazing view.The cafeteria is more beautiful than the food.Sunset from the cafeteria with a cup of tea will be much more romantic.During our visit it was not offering alcohol facility but the manager was ready to help .They provide AC and non AC rooms.
Kala Pani Resort– family own resort with little unique location. They offers fishing facility. They have a small restaurant facility too.
Holiday Inn beach resort– Neil Island- they have nice Garden, bar, and is shared lounge. Do not forget to explore private beach.
Hotel Amullya– Neil Island– when they offer AC and TV(basic one good for budget travelers)
Elephant and four Wiseman resort– They offer cycling and sitting in terrace facility.
Cocon hearts Beach Resort– They provides Garden and bar along with restaurant. 24 hours office support is also available. One can buy ticket from here(only for guests).
Hotel exotica square– 3star beach facing facility, offers great Restaurant. They offer great Garden and private beach.
summer sand beach resort– They provide bar along with Restaurant, room service and front office support (24 hours).
Purnima residency– an Asian breakfast along with garden.
sea shell Neil– multi cuisine restaurant and tour operator facility.
Sea Shell Samsara-adult only accommodation with swimming pool, Garden and gym facility.
TSG AURA– AC room, TV, satellite channels, private bathroom, electric teapot in every room.
Blue stone Lodge– cycling, gardening.
Silver Sand Beach Resort- Neil Island– wifi-room service- restaurants
How to travel around Neil? or Do I need to take two or four wheeler?
Staying in the resort exploring by walking will give you an unique perspective of Neil Island.Being very small, Neil Island can be covered by walk. People are more willing to help and show.
You can certainly avail two or four wheeler or auto rickshaw.
Is scooter available in Neil Island?
Yes there are several vendors who offer a scooter facilities but check about the petrol price. Petrol is costly here.There is no petrol pump or petrol outlet who sells petrol here.
The roads are not very wide but manageable for a pleasant drive.Load the google offline map for better understanding. The sightseeings are very straightforward here and well connected with main road.
If you are in trouble,seek help from locals. They are helpful enough to bring out of basic troubles.
Do we have ATM facility Neil Island?
Yes,Neil Island is having two ATM machines. But the irony is, they are more out of order than working. So if you are lucky, you can use this facility. So it is better to carry enough cash with you.
Do boats run on time?
Fairies are often affected by weather. Hence plan your trip with ample of time in Buffer.
Do I need to carry mosquito repellent?
Yes,do not trust on the resort about placing mosquito repellent. Mosquito is very common. Hence it is better to add a mosquito repellent to your bag.
How is the cellular network service in Neil Island?
There was hardly any cellular connection here. Not sure how it is now. I have heard one of my friend who travelled recently that BSNL and Airtel coverage was good.
How to carry more memory with you?
Apart from photo shoot,you can purchase Neil Island written t-shirt,hats,shells and other crafts to make your memory and collection large.
Do not collect dead coral or shell and try to fly without paying a fine.If you are buying something or some craft do not forget to collect the bill.
The picture perfect beaches and picturesque landscapes with vast blue sea and the different shedding of sky creates a pleasant landscape which will compel you to leave this place in a heavy heart. But the moments spend on Neil Island can be clicked and cherish forever.