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Chennai Beaches


Chennai Beaches

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Chennai beaches are places to surrender yourself to the Mother Nature, to confess the deepest truth, to sanitize your inner self with the blue, unending water of the deep. As most of the beaches of the world let you laze around in the sun, get water on your body and limbs, beaches of Chennai are also generous enough, giving you a lot of space to play around, to enjoy the bliss of the nature. Confined and fatigued amidst the concrete jungle? Take a trip to these beaches in Chennai. You will be just be won over by the tranquility and bounciness both as offered by the good old sea.

Chennai is geographically privileged with a handful of beaches on its fringes, splashing and roaring all the time, day and night. But if you take a brief account of the three beaches of Chennai, you will be astonished to find the ethnicity and diversity of the areas.

Marina Beach

The second longest seashore of the world, the Marina beach of Chennai is a visual pleasure to all. 4.5 kilometers long beach with golden sand and blue water, the place is most-sought by travelers for years. Not only on the nude sand, you can also take pleasure in the figurines of some greatest Tamil heroes. The ash-remains of great political leaders like Anna and MGR are kept here. An evening walk along the beach is an enchanting experience and the local foodstuffs like Sundal or Murukku are a plus. From the Chennai city airport, you can take a cab to get to the Marina beach. You can also take a bus from the Chennai Central Railway Station or Egmore railway station to reach there.

Elliot's Beach

Go towards the south from Marina beach and you will find another one of the most admired beaches of Chennai. It is preferred most by the youth section of Chennai and Tamil Nadu as the beach gifts quietude to it's visitors. The wild cosmic sky and the profound sea have met at the horizon and a sip with your darling in many of soft drinks available at this Chennai beach is a heavenly feel. It is situated close to Basant Nagar and well-connected by roadways and railways. Bask in the sunshine in the daytime, bath till you get tired and spend a quixotic evening here at Elliot's beach. Don't forget to visit Velankanni church and Ashtalakshmi shrine that are real good pieces of architectural excellence.

Covelong Beach

It is one of the most posh beaches of Chennai. The place has a historic significance as well. The Nawab of Carnatic put up a fort here which was devastated therefore by Lord Clive. The ruins of the old fort were not left as-it-was and intelligently rejuvenated by the Taj Group of Hotels. The Fisherman's Cove which is a piece of paradise on this mortal world has boosted up the popularity of this Chennai beach. Bathing here is a idyllic experience and the beach is sufficed with natural beauty. Sunrise and sunset are the tunes of eternity as felt here in one of the best beaches of Chennai.