This low-key fishing village, 30km south of Chennai and 20km north of Mamallapuram, has sprung into the spotlight for having probably the best surfing waves on the Tamil Nadu coast. It's now an increasingly popular travellers' hang-out, hosting a high-profile surfing/yoga festival and offering all kinds of water sports – everything from surfing and kayaking to blissful beachfront yoga.
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