Kite sellers, cricket enthusiasts, food stalls, families with kids and a bunch of sea gulls…that’s what you’ll find at Chennai’s iconic Marina Beach.
One of the cleanest beaches in Chennai is Elliot’s Beach – situated in Besant Nagar, one of the hippest neighborhoods in the city.
There’s even an annual surfing festival, Covelong Point Festival; complete with live music and food that you must visit.
Thiruvanmiyur is mostly peopled by the local residents, who come here to enjoy a walk in the morning or evening.
Lying in the historically important neighborhood of Mylapore, Santhome Beach actually forms the southernmost tip of Marina Beach.
Explore the fort for some hidden gems or splash around in the cool waters.
At Palavakkam, one of the finest beaches in Chennai, where ‘reel’ becomes ‘real’ and you really do get to do all those things.
When you want to spend a weekend like the locals you go to Kasimedu, one of the most popular beaches in Chennai.
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