Did you fall in love with Andaman during your visit? How cool would it be to actually live here! Here are 10 business opportunities in Andaman that will allow you to make your dream destination a home while you make money on the side
All tourists need a good cuppa no matter where they go. And they don’t mind splurging a little because that’s what tourists do. Your only thing to do is open the café / shop in a strategic location. An added bonus would be to have a ‘signature dish’. All tour guides and destination reads should recommend this one unique dish as a “must have” and you are pretty much set
2. Beach shack
Beach shacks aren’t just about food anymore. They go beyond and provide tourists everything they need for a comfortable day on the beach. Be it DJ and music or tents to rest or sand castle tools for the kids or in-house entertainment. Take a leaf from some of the best beach shacks in India who offer delectable food, choicest wines, romantic corners, karaoke, live bands and more
Every city and its outskirts has children who cannot afford formal education in schools. Such children need a mentor and you can be that person who lights the way around the island.
4. Tour guide
While this isn’t the best option, you can provide your own brand of tour guidance for the unusual suspects. Tourists are one thing Andaman will never be short of and you should be able to eke out a decent living by being a tour guide
5. Scuba diving instructor
The islands coral reefs are one of the best tourist attractions and there are newer venues opening up on the scuba front with yacht tourism. A good instructor is always in demand and it is a great way to stay close to the sea and make money on the side. All you need is a certification from PADI
6. Travel blogging
While this isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, travel blogging is a nice way to make some money on the side. As a destination expert you’ll be able to contribute much more than others which can make your blog unique. You can eventually earn revenue by selling supplementary products and ad space
6. Organic farming
Very few people know the wonders of the Andaman island jungles. The island is even home to a uniquely discovered variety of red banana. Organic farming in a way ensures that at least you don’t go without food. Once you farm on a large scale, you can easily supply organic produce to nearby restaurants which have tourists gunning for this variety of food
7. Life guard
Having lifeguards at popular tourist beaches is a mandate. Being one will allow you to be close to some of the best beaches in the world all year round. It’ll be some work and mostly play.
Art comes in all sizes. You could be an artist yourself or create works of art native to the island which have an innate appeal..
10. Yoga Instructor
Does yoga by the beach sound like the most relaxing vacation ever. It does, to everyone. There is an increasing demand for such service offerings and you can be on the forefront getting the beginners advantage.