Beaches in Chennai (Madras)

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Beaches in Chennai (Madras)

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  • megu
    Chennai (Madras), India5 contributions
    Talking about Besant Nagar Beach it is the chennai biggest and crowded beach of the state. The beach is very good and every year people from country and outside tourist comes to this beach to have fun with family and friends. The travel convince to the beach is very good and once can easily reach there. The accommodation and hotel and also present and nearby to the beach area and once can easily find a hotel in their budget. The local sightseeing is done with the help of local guides and individuals. Talking about the safety the safety measures are quite good developed at that area.
    Written 31 October 2021
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  • Sushant Khera
    Faridabad, India133 contributions
    Great beach located in Chennai. When compared to Marina beach, this one is decent and neat. However this is not big as much as Marina.
    Shops are available for snacks, chit-chats.
    Written 5 October 2019
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  • Suni-Jay
    Hope Island, Australia122 contributions
    This place comes alive at night! Lots of food stalls line the promenade. Locals and tourists enjoying the cool breeze off the sea. The light house is at the very southern end. There is also a Chennai Beach photo spot.
    Written 18 April 2022
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  • rjsumanth
    Pune, India37 contributions
    First things first, you cant go to the beach only. You have to buy a ticket to the Theme park and it includes beach too. Going to beach only (without the Theme park) is NOT allowed.
    -- Beach is good and is better than public beaches as its a private beach
    -- Theme park has got many dry rides and wet rides(water based rides)
    -- I thought Food is little bit expensive, considering that Theme park ticket is high.
    Tip: Go to the Theme park early in the morning, cover the dry rides before afternoon, have lunch and relax in the shade and in the evening after 4 pm you can go for water rides.
    -- For water rides you need to wear their uniform/water clothes. I heard that they won't allow your own Nylon/Lycra clothes.
    Written 13 May 2019
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  • Pavithra P
    Chennai (Madras), India97 contributions
    Clean beach with lesser people around. Quite calm and soothing .. perfect to visit with friends and as a couple .. perfect place for relaxing.
    Written 20 July 2018
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  • ramanathanv67
    Bengaluru, India56 contributions
    A pleasant morning trip. Could see people trying hands on surf boards, kayaking, fishing etc. The striking thing we experienced is the clean sea- we could see the mollusks floating in and out for each wave ! Close to the Taj Fishermans cove, a good place to spend time with family. I feel morning will be light on crowd.
    Written 2 January 2022
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  • Deadman17
    Mumbai, India568 contributions
    This is a not so famous beach near valkmiki nagar. A bit out of the way, and hence it is not frequented by tourists and then is not as crowded. A good place to spend some time in peace. Walkers are seen aplenty in morning and evening. Limited street food is available.
    Written 23 February 2020
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  • Maruthu
    Chennai (Madras), India33 contributions
    It’s the best public beach in Chennai with less crowd, that too if you can get there around 4PM, you can have a wonderful time. You can spot plenty of crabs and mussels washed ashore, which would be very interesting for kids. There’s good amount of parking available for cars too! Only issue I find with this place is it’s very dirty at some spots, which could have been better maintained.
    Written 26 August 2018
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  • tnbalaji90
    Chennai (Madras), India111 contributions
    I was planning to visit this place several times with my family, but today i made it. It was very wonderful l experience, i had a great time to spend here.
    Written 13 September 2019
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  • worldwomantourist
    Bengaluru, India374 contributions
    A very good beach to enjoy the evening time relaxing here. You could buy some fresh fish here at nominal price, but only after negotiating.
    Written 27 September 2018
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