Beaches in Chennai
Going on Chennai Tours? Then do make sure to visit the beaches in Chennai. Having a long coastal stretch running across the Coromandel Coast for as long as 19 kms in length, Chennai is famous for its beaches. Marina, Elliot’s and Covelong are some of the popular beaches in Chennai. Get to know more about Beaches in Chennai during Chennai Tours.
Marina Beach: Known as the second longest beach in the world, Marina Beach runs for as long as 4.5 kms. One of the main attractions of Marina Beach is the aquarium located there. You will see statues of famous personalities of Tamil culture like Anna and MGR on the beautiful Marina Beach in Chennai. Watching sunrise and sunset at Marina Beach is a delightful experience that is not worth missing.
Elliot’s Beach: Located in Besant Nagar, Elliot's Beach is just 60 kms away from Chennai. From fast food joints to small stores and a few shrines, you will see it all on Elliot's Beach in Chennai. Also known as, ‘Bessie’, Elliot's Beach won’t fail to enchant you during Chennai Tours. Ashtalakshmi temple and Velanganni Church are some of the attractions set in the vicinity of Elliot's Beach.
Covelong Beach: Located just 40 kms from Chennai, Covelong Beach famous for a fort that was built by the Nawab of Carnatic. Covelong Beach is the place where the French General Laboudonnais landed his troops in the year 1746. Today Covelong Beach is famous for the Fisherman’s Cove Resort that is set up here. Try your hand at the water sports like wind surfing and swimming or visit the forts and other ruins on the Covelong Beach in Chennai.