Peerless Sarovar Portico
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPeerless Sarovar Portico Port Blair
Our Hotel was the Peerless Resort at Port Blair and a delightful place to have as our getaway to some of the other Andaman Islands, We enjoyed every minute of our stay in Peerless
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... at an old elegant but somewhat faded hotel overlooking the water. Had an OK lunch in the restaurant and then moved on to the bar for cocktails and a few games of Gin (I'm slowly closing the gap in our 14 year long game). As it started getting dark we headed back to our guesthouse and the treat of BBC and CNN on our very own telly (haven't seen the news in weeks!)
Our next day flight was scheduled for early afternoon and we were really looking forward to a ...
... to the harbour side which again for India, was very clean and neat and tidy. People were using litter bins (why can’t they do that everywhere???) and all the grass was cut and the hedges trimmed. Lovely.
The MAIN downside of this city?
None anywhere so far. Bryan is tearing his hair out!!
So this was just a one night stopover before getting the ferry to Neil Island this time around but ...
... first dive site called 'the arena'. The viz is about 5-6 metres. To be honest I was expecting better but it's OK. We see a mass of tropical fish in all shapes and colours but there are a few highlights. First an absolutely massive ray. It's not a manta but it's definitely the very big daddy of those we saw snorkelling yesterday. Its body must be a metre wide and long and it has a thin white tail. It is resting under an outcrop of rock and doesn't seem too bothered by our ...
... in the absolute dark night. After a short trek in the darkness, Adip brought us to a clearing where we saw many crabs including some really large sized Hermit Crabs. Soon we were trying our hands to grab some crabs. The hunting was just for fun, as we released all the crabs we had caught. It was a lot of fun....we thanked Adip for the wonderful experience.
After an early wake up and a two hour flight we had finally touched down in what might have been the most anticipated part of our trip. We had soma by good things about the Andaman Islands previous to our trip that we really had high expectations. At first we were a bit sceptical because rather than clear skies we flew into Port Blair with a large cloud of smog engulfing us...after two and a half months of smog throughout India we were hoping that this would be the end of it ...