Besant Nagar Beach

Time Required : 2 - 3 Hours

Entry Fee: Free

Visiting Hours: 24*7

Located on: Chennai - Tamil Nadu - India

Mode of Transport:

  • EMU local train is one of the fastest way to reach Elliot beach, nearest station being Besant nagar, Rajaji bhavan and Annai velankanni church.
  • It is easily accessible through road by Bus service (21D, 23C, 5E), cab and taxi service.

About Besant Nagar Beach

Looking for a short getaway after a busy stressful day, Elliot beach is the goto destination which is more peaceful and serene. Located at besant nagar, Elliot beach is the end point of marina beach, named after Edward Elliot who held multiple high positions during British rule. With minimal crowd, one can lose oneself to the calm, beautiful and endless sea & its waves. It is also one of the places where people turn for relaxation activities such as walking, running, beach volleyball and football. Elliot beach also attracts crowd for the wide variety of eatables around the beach area ranging from finger food to fancy multi-cuisine restaurants, beach view restobars and restaurants. Elliot beach is considered as elite compared to marina for the locality, kind of crowd that it attracts, cleanliness, food options and most importantly sandy beach itself.

Things to do:

  • People who are interested in water sports can have a very good time. Water sports includes swimming, water surfing, jet skiing, Para-sailing and boating.
  • There is a beach resort located in Covelong beach.
  • One of the best places for fishing and known as fishing village.
  • Beside the beach there is a Catholic church.
  • Spend time early in the morning.

How to reach Marina Beach

Train : 14.1 KM away from Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station

Air : 15.6 KM away from Chennai International Airport

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