Strait Island is a small island of 2 sq. km located in South Andaman, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Strait is a small, comma-shaped, and forested island, known for its caves of birds' nests and plentiful deer (though now they are now rare to find). The settlement for the Great Andamanese, one of the the indigenous people of the Andaman Islands, was built and is managed by the Andaman administration.
The Andamanese settlement was constructed like a model village in India. The Great Andamanese settlement was constructed with concrete houses in rows. The other half is occupied by welfare personnel and police quarters. There is a school for children and a small dispensary for primary health care. All around the houses are coconut palms, tamarind, and mango trees.