Beaches of Tamil Nadu
Located on the eastern coast of peninsular India, the state of Tamil Nadu enjoys a 900 km coastline beautified by sandy beaches, lush green palm trees and casuarinas groves. The waves from the Bay of Bengal crash on the golden sand of the beaches of Tamil Nadu to create some fantastic beaches in India.
Covelong is a small but charming fishing village where you will find peace and tranquility. Covelong beach is known for its scenic beauty and laid back attitude. The easy accessibility of the beach makes for its wonderful charm. The ambiance is very much relaxed and the beach is without doubt one of the best that you will get in this part of the world. The beach is so beautiful that you can enjoy bathing in the sea for hours or laze in the sand throughout the day.
Elliots beach is 60 km away from Chennai. The best time to visit the place is between October and March. Accommodation at the Elliots beach is never a problem. There are luxury hotels as well as discount hotels. The place is a wonderful picnic spot. You can laze about the beach or bath as much as you like. The beach is lined with food joints and you will get al kind of delicacies. The place was once a favorite haunt of the colonial rulers.
Kanyakumari beach is the southern most tip of the Indian mainland. The place is famous for its natural beauty and geographical uniqueness. This is one of the most visited beaches of Tamil Nadu. There is a lighthouse at the end here and this is the perfect place to have a panoramic view of the place. Among some of the places that you must visit while you are in Kanyakumari is the Swami Vivekananda Rock Memorial.
The vast stretch of sand that gently slope down to the onrushing waves is a spectacular sight. This is one of the finest place to spend the evening and the early morning. Marina Beach attracts a large number of crowd everyday. But other than the sea beach which of course is the primary attraction, there are other places of interest as well. At the aquarium near by, you will get to see a number of exotic variety of fishes.