Tamilnadu lies in the Peninsular India. It has a long stretch of beach running over 900 km. The Coromandel Coast, along the Bay of Bengal, boasts of many beautiful and exotic beaches. The golden sands of Tamilnadu beaches are dotted with palm and casuarina groves.
Covelong Beach lies in a picturesque village on the State Highway that
joins Chennai to the temple town of Mahabalipuram. This is one of the
most beautiful and virgin beaches of India and adjoins a small but
charming fishing village on the coast of the Bay of Bengal.
Marina Beach looks like a leaf out of the Arabian nights. Golden sand,
clean surroundings and a shimmering clean blue sea; that is what Marina
beach is all about. Stretched across a length of 12 Kilometers along the
Bay of Bengal, The beach is counted among one of the longest beaches in
Asia. Mount Stuart Elphinstone, the then Governor of Madras state,
developed this place as a tourist spot in early 1880s.
Elliots, one of the cleanest beaches in the city of Chennai, is located
off the Annie Besant Nagar. Backpackers who want a clean beach that is
far from the madding crowd frequent Elliots. The beach is actually an
extension of the famous Marina Beach in Chennai. Take a walk down south
from the Anna memorial and you will reach Elliots in five odd minutes.
The place is great for spending quality time with your loved ones or for
that matter, with yourself.
Perched at the southern most extreme of India at a stunning locale of
the confluence of the Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean and the Bay of
Bengal, Kanyakumari (also spelt as Kanniyakumari), is an important
pilgrim center. The vast expanse of the mesmerizing Kanyakumari has some
of the most spectacular sunrises and sunsets, especially on full moon
Mahabalipuram, previously known as 'Mamallapuram', is 55 kilometers off
to Chennai, the capital city of Tamilnadu. Mahabalipuram, the
magnificent city ashore Coromandel, was once a trading port of the
Pallavas. Pallavas were the first Dravidic dynasty that ruled over the
substantial portion of the peninsular India. The Pallavas rulers were
famous for their appreciation and patronization of Dravidian art forms.
They were the one who commissioned the magnificent monuments and temples