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"If you are looking for places that are heavenly serene and at the same time breathtakingly beautiful, Tamil Nadu Beaches are the destination for you. Sprinkled with extraordinary charm and natural beauty, it seems that beaches in Tamil Nadu were handpicked by God himself. So get ready to spend some really fun filled Beach holiday in Tamil Nadu India "
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Marina Beach, Chennai

Beaches In Tamil Nadu - Nature's Best Creation

Without a doubt, Tamilnadu beaches are the most exquisite of all the natural gifts that have been bestowed upon the face of Tamil Nadu. Not long ago these beaches that cover around 900 km of coastline wore a deserted look, but now the story is completely different. These beaches now hosts the biggest number of tourists in the entire country with Marina beach and Kanyakumari beach being the most famous and visited. These golden beaches with lines of Palm trees, clear skies, clear water are the most picturesque destinations in Tamil Nadu. The Beaches in Tamil Nadu have been christened as the travel destinations to spend some really memorable beach holidays in Tamilnadu.

Popular Beaches In Tamilnadu

Marina Beach

Sparkling sand, Crystal blue water, magnificent statues, what else is needed to make a beach, a jewel in the crown of a state. Marina beach is the second biggest beach in the world and the biggest in Asia. Located in the heart of Chennai, the beach can be easily accessed by any mode of travel. By evening, this golden sand beach is filled with life with the scores of stalls lining up the entire coastal stretch with numerous tourists gathering on the beach to witness the exceptional sunset on the horizon. Along with drenching yourself in the cool sea breeze, stroll around the beach and marvel at the statue of a Tamil scholar and an aquarium, which is full of exotic collection of tropical and fresh water, fishes.

Location: East of Chennai (Madras) at Kamarajar Road, 3 Km away from the city centre.

What To Do: Enjoy the beautiful sunset as there is not much to do here.

Around Marina Beach: St. George Fort, Parthasarthy temple, Kapaleeswarar Temple,Santhome Cathedral, Snake Park.

Kanyakumari Beach

This probably is the most beautiful beach of all that are there in South India if not in the whole country. With sand of different shades and hues that is present here, first glimpse of this beach itself is more than enough to capture all your imaginations. The mesmerizing sunrises and the romantic sunsets keep tourists coming back here again and again. From the beach you will see the exquisite Vivekananda Rock Memorial that in itself is a huge crowd puller.

Location: Tirunelveli district

What To Do: Indulge in various water sports.

Around Kanyakumari Beach: Vivekananda Rock Memorial.

Mahabalipuram Beach

Just unwind on this scintillating beach by taking a refreshing dip in the shallow waters or by taking a quiet sun bathe. After you rejuvenated, take a calm walk along the beach exploring the many breathtaking monuments like the 7th century Shore temple that line up on the beach. Other places that attract tourist through out the year are a crocodile bank, snake venom extracting center and an art and sculpture school.

Location: Mamallapuram" 58-km, south of Chennai,

What To Do: Snorkeling, scuba diving and surfing

Covelong Beach

This is one of the most important and picturesque beaches of Tamil Nadu. This resplendent beach once served as an important port to the Carnatic nawabs. The sea here is quite calm and as far as aqua-sports are concerned you are in for a treat. Once on this sandy beach, visit the many historical churches and forts that line up on the beach. Do not miss out on the many water sports like snorkeling and surfing that you can indulge in here.

Location: 40 kms from Chennai,

What To Do: Snorkeling, scuba diving, wind surfing and lot more.


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