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Kovalam Beach

Chennai, India
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Adventure Sports on Beach

Only place in Chennai were you may find some adventure sports on shore side... like surf-boarding... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Chennai, India
Peaceful beach !!

Beach is located away from the city.Good beach for hangout with friends and family. Not much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vadodara, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Only place in Chennai were you may find some adventure sports on shore side... like surf-boarding, boat rides, banana rides, so on. Located on city outskirts near Mahabalipuram, it is a perfect place to getaway on weekend from Chennai.

Thank krazikams
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beach is located away from the city.Good beach for hangout with friends and family. Not much crowded and you will get your time to enjoy beach side.

Thank shri047
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this beach with my family after dropping a friend at the airport. Beautiful place to visit early morning. During the second visit in the evening, the place had some fun games around - tossing a ring to collect available objects, etc. The place also...More

Thank Arun K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked this Beach other than any beach in Chennai. The way towards it is somewwhat like a Undeveloped village but overall beach is Quite. And Gives great look of Nature

Thank Akashdx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the soaring heat in kovalam atmosphere was pleasant here at 12pm. Childrens enjoyed by eating prawns fry which is cooked instantly in the near by small shops. Fisherman trying to exploit the tourist by selling the fishes at a rate of unimaginable. Dont go...More

Thank dilshadkn123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very crowded with hapazard parking of cars and trucks. Suggest to park your vehicle in private parking area (Rs. 30 per car) and walk few meters to the shore. local vendors litter the place and spoil the atmosphere.

Thank Talhas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this place is 56 kms from main city (anna nagar) city roads are full of traffic and ECR is good but it is only around 10 kms. there is an alternative way that was good through NH 32. you can not do anything there except...More

Thank kashif k
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Located outside city limits, this beach is frequented by foreigners and adventure enthusiasts. You can try surf-boarding here with help of coaches. Stay safe.

Thank Ra_Radha
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with family and kids at 4.30PM, it's was hot but when we stepped in the water it felt much better. Lot of fisherman boat near the entrance but one can walk a bit or sit in the rocks in the shore. Overall good to...More

Thank Deevakar K
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Last Tuesday during my Chennai trip on way to Mahabalipuram had a chance to experience Kovalam beach which is on ECR apprx 40 kms from Chennai.Its lovely picturesque beach not crowdy as compared to Marina beach.Its a long beach good for quite walks but waves...More

1  Thank Inderjit S
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Can we camp at Kovalam overnight with bonfire included? Are there any permit issues? How are the food and stay arrangements otherwise?
24 November 2016|
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Response from Amol S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if camping is permitted, for food you have small shacks nearby but hygiene is something that you might want to consider
Prasad K
how much they charged for sea diving
4 July 2016|
Response from Shyamis | Reviewed this property |
Didn't try sea diving so no idea how much they charged!
Hill and sea view hotel
7 January 2015|
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