Evening at the Beach in Chennai: Marina Beach, Covelong Beach or Elliot Beach with Private Transport
Tour description provided by Viator
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and spend an evening at the beautiful Chennai beach of your choice: Marina Beach, Covelong Beach or Elliot Beach. Kick back and relax as you walk along the shore or lounge by the water while enjoying tasty Indian bites from the food stalls. Enjoy fun activities like surfing, spending time at the beach’s notable landmarks – like the aquarium and amusement park at Marina Beach – and watching a gorgeous sunset. Convenient round-trip hotel transport by private vehicle is included.
After pickup from your Chennai hotel in the late afternoon, you’ll be whisked away from the hustle and bustle of the city and taken to the beach of your choice. At the end of your beach experience, you’ll be conveniently taken back to your hotel.
Known as Besant Nagar Beach or ‘Bessie,’ this popular beach in Chennai’s Besant Nagar neighborhood is a calm and tranquil place ideal for lounging and sun bathing.
Soak up the relaxing, scenic atmosphere and head to some of the beach’s landmarks like the 20-year-old Velankanni Church; Ashtalakshmi Temple, dedicated to goddess Lakshmi; and the Schmidt Memorial, dedicated to a Dutch sailor who lost his life while saving a drowning fellow.
You can also visit the many food stalls and restaurants lining the beach to enjoy some traditional South Indian snacks while taking in great ocean views.
Covelong is a fishing village and port town home to posh Covelong Beach, the site of a former fort. Flanked by picturesque palm trees and lined with glittering white sand dotted with colorful sea shells, this beautiful place is a must-see.
After taking in the scenery, adventure lovers can enjoy water sports like wind surfing, surfing, swimming and cricket.
Famous Marina Beach is the pride of Chennai and one of the longest beaches in the world with a stretch of 2.5 miles (4.5 km). Here, see the statues of heroes from Tamil culture and visit the fascinating aquarium.
Stop by the food stands for some tasty Indian bites; have fun on the amusement park rides, such as the merry-go-ground and skating rink; and take an evening stroll on the sand during sunset.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Transport by private, air-conditioned vehicle
- Professional English-speaking driver
- Bottled water
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
What isn't included
- Optional beach activities
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)