Best 11 Beaches In Tamilnadu

Besant Nagar beach
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We, Yatramantra are going to be narrowing down the best 11 beaches in Tamilnadu for you, So that you can plan you’re travel accordingly. We are listing the best beaches in Tamilnadu because of Tamilnadu tourism rapid increase and beaches aren’t isolated anymore. So we are narrowing down the best 11 beaches in Tamilnadu for you:

  • Elliot’s Beach:

Elliot’s beach is one of the nearest beaches in the capital city, this serene beach is  located on the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu near Besant Nagar. This one of the best beaches in Tamilnadu, Chennai. This beautiful beach has so many memories behind its time.This beach is also famous as the night beach as it is the most preferred spot for the youths to gather and enjoy in the evening. Another point of attraction is the Ashtalakshmi temple near the beach which is built on the sand. Besides this, the Church of our Lady of Health, Madonna, is also positioned on the beach to welcome people of all faiths. Read on to learn about the Elliot’s Beach. These are one of the best beaches to visit during anytime of the day.

  • Covelong Beach:

Covelong Beach is one of the most captivating and beautiful beaches which hasn’t caught the eye of Tamilnadu tourism, This beautiful beach in the past was the most prominent port of the Nawabs of the Carnatic. It is sited at a distance of 40 km from the capital city, stretching along the Coromandel coast. This is one of the best beaches in Tamilnadu. The adventurous water sports such as swimming, windsurfing are very famous. The beautiful palm trees with white sand makes it one of the best beaches in Tamilnadu. This is one of the most serene beaches in Tamilnadu. The most famous beaches in Tamilnadu aren’t as serene as this one.

 

  • Marina Beach:

Marina Beach is one of the most renowned beaches of Tamil Nadu. Besides this, it is the longest beach in India and also the second longest beach in the world, which stretches to a length of 13 km. It lies on the eastern side of the city, bordering the Bay of Bengal. It provides the visitors with the most captivating view of the scenic beauty. Go on to learn about Marina Beach. This is one of the most famous beaches in Tamilnadu, This beach comes under on of the top beaches to visit in Tamilnadu .

  • Mahabalipuram Beach:

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This one of the most beautiful beaches along the eastern coast of India. This serene beach attracts alot of tourist for its very famous temples lying along the shore of Mahabalipuram.At a distance of 57 km from Chennai, 65 km from Kanchipuram, 96 km from Pondicherry, Tamilnadu. It is famous for its shore temples built in 7th century. Mahabalipuram is one of the must visit weekend getaways from Chennai for one day trip. This also a major historical / heritage site in Tamilnadu and one of the best places to experience Tamilnadu Tourism.This UNESCO World Heritage Site was the second capital of the Pallava kings of Kanchipuram. It is an ancient historic town and was a bustling seaport during Pallava kings in 7th Century AD. According to the legend, it has been named after the demon king Mahabali who was renowned for his generosity. This one of the best beaches in Tamilnadu know for its serenity and for  its  heritage sites.

  • Silver Beach:
This is one of the most famous beaches in Tamilnadu know for its serenity and isolation. This is on beach which hasn’t caught the eye of Tamilnadu tourism, This beach is located at Cuddalore. This beautiful beach can surprise you with the various scenic view it offer’s you . This is know to be one of the best beaches in Tamilnadu.It is located 2km drive from Cuddalore. It is a beautiful place; there is no noise like city. Tourists come here to feel the beauty of the nature. It is Asia one of the longest Beach. Many types of water sports can play here, it is totally safe. Making it consists of Tamilnadu beach tourism resorts.
  • Serenity Beach: 
This beach falls under top 25 beaches in India , Known for its utmost Serene atmosphere this beach is located at Pondichery which is a 2 hour drive from Chennai. This beach is one of the best beaches in Tamilnadu which is not known by many. Beaches in Tamilnadu can’t come as close as this particular beach which is why it one of Indias best virgin beaches.walk along the Serenity Beach in Pondichery is something that will help you relax and rejuvenate amidst the golden sands and waves crushing at your feet. Even if you do not want to indulge in any of the activities while at this beach, you can simply bask the sun and spend your day as lazily while witnessing the alluring charm of the Bay of Bengal
  • Danushkodi Beach:
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Old Water Tank – a remains of old Dhanushkodi the GHOST TOWN

Photo Credit : Ejaz Mirzan
This beautiful beach falls on the small town of Danushkodi which falls under the district of Rameshwaram. This beautiful beach is untouched by many. This beautiful beach is a must to visit before Tamilnadu tourism attracts this particular region.Situated at the confluence of the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean, this virgin beach in the Dhanushkodi Town of Tamil Nadu is known for its magical beauty and mythological linkages as well. According to the legends, while on the pursuit to rescue Mother Sita, Lord Rama built the ‘Adam’s Bridge’ or the ‘Ram Setu’ that connected Sri Lanka. Along with pleasant moments, the shallow and clear water around this beach also allows the visitors to delve deep and witness the exotic marine life around. So this is one of the most beautiful beaches to visit and one of the best beaches in Tamilnadu.
  • Nagapattinam Beach:

This beautiful beach is located near Thanjavur a beautiful district which preserves Tamilnadu culture and beaches.At a distance of 20 km from Karaikal, 85 Kms from Thanjavur, Nagapattinam is a coastal town on Bay of Bengal and is a district headquarters. This place is also famous for its temples. There are few famous temples in Nagapattinam – The Shri Kayahorana Swami Neelayathatchi Amman Temple, Sowriraja Perumal Temple, and Nellukkadai Mariamman Temple.The long and clear beaches of Nagapattinam attract large crowds on evenings.This favourite town of Chola Kings was also celebrated later by Vijayanagara Kings. The Portuguese had a commercial contact with this town during the rule of the Thanjavur Nayak Sevvappa Nayakkar and Acchuthappa Nayakkar.There are several historical and pilgrimage places around Nagapattinam. That’s why it on of the best beaches in Tamilnadu.

  • V.G.P Golden Beach:

This beautiful beach which is located near The capital of Tamilnadu,Chennai. It’s an amusement park which is  situated on a beach which has become a tourist attraction. The park offering small rides during the early days of its history became a full-fledged amusement park in 1997.The park provides several fun and adventure rides for children, youth and adults. VGP 2000 millennium tower, Water cascades, Paneer fort and statue man are some of the main attractions. This is a major boost given to Tamilnadu tourism after the development of this particular region.

  • Rameshwaram Beach:

Pamban Bridge Rameshwaram

Photo Credit : Ejaz Mirzan

This beautiful beach which is located of the main land. It falls under Rameshwaram district. This isolated and serene beach hasn’t yet caught the eye of Tamilnadu tourism which leaves its serene backdrops and blissful ambience. Rameshwaram is an island located off the mainland and is a famous religious hub in South India. It is also a popular beach in Tamil Nadu. The place holds very important religious value for locals. As according to Ramayana this is the place where Lord Rama worshiped Lord Shiva and invaded Sri Lanka. It is an ideal beach for swimming and sunbathing. These are a few reasons there is an boost in Tamil nadu tourism.

  • Kanyakumari Beach:

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Kanyakumari

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Kanyakumari  pronunciation , also known as Kanniyakumari, formerly known as Cape Comorin, is a town in Kanyakumari District in the state of Tamil Nadu in India. The name comes from the Devi Kanya Kumari Temple in the region. It is the southernmost tip of peninsular India. Kanyakumari town is the southern tip of the Cardamom Hills, an extension of the Western Ghats range. This beautiful beach is very serene and Tamilnadu tourism beach resort is located in this region.

 

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