Top 10 beaches in Tamilnadu – Tamilnadu’s most famous beaches list with photos

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             Top 10 beaches in Tamilnadu State – India

  1. Marina Beach Chennai
  2.  Silver Beach
  3. Dhanushkodi beach
  4. Edward Elliot’s Beach
  5. Mahabalipuram Beach
  6. Kanyakumari Beach
  7. Covelong Beach
  8. Velankanni Beach
  9. Poompuhar Beach
  10. Tiruchendur Beach

Marina Beach – Chennai

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Marina Beach is situated in the heart of Chennai along the Bay of Bengal and a part of Indian Ocean. Marina Beach is with its 12 km long stretch is the longest natural urban beach in India and is considered as and second largest in the world. This Beach is covered with rich golden sand with a clear strip of blue sea and this Beach is considered as the pride of Chennai city. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Chennai and there are many beautiful historical statues built at the junction of pathway stand include, Annadurai, MG Ramachandran memorials, statues of heroes from Tamil culture, Mahatma Gandhi and Subhash Chandra Bose etc.

State                                 : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (at a distance of 3km)

Nearest Railway Station    : Chennai Beach railway station station (at a distance of 4km)

Nearest Airport                   : Chennai International Airport Airport (at a distance of 17km)

 

Silver Beach – Cuddalore

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Silver Beach is situated in the eastern side of Cuddalore in Tamilnadu and beach provides an opportunity to indulge in various activities such as horse riding and boating etc. It is one of the most beautiful and the second longest beach in Asia. Silver Beach is covered with rich golden sand and 57 km-long stretch of beach faces severe seafront erosion. Fort St David is one of the main ancient fort built by British Empire, is located near Silver Beach.

State                              : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station   : Cuddlier bus station

Nearest Airport                : Puducherryinternational airport (at a distance of 25km)

 

Dhanushkodi beach – Pamban

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Dhanushkodi beach is of the most fabulous beach in tamilnadu. Dhanushkodi beach makes for a marvelous sight to behold and this beach is covered with rich silver sands. Rameshwaram Ramanathaswamy   temple, one of the biggest temples in India is situated near Rameshwaram beach. It is the end point of Ramshwaram and has most important mythological beach. It is one of the important pilgrim beaches.

State                                 : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : Rameswaram bus station (at a distance of 8 km)

Nearest Railway Station   : Rameswaram Railway Station (at a distance of 11km)

Nearest Airport                   : Madurai international airport (at a distance of 150km)

 

Edward Elliot’s Beach – Besant Nagar

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Elliot’s Beach is one of the most fabulous beaches which are situated at Besant Nagar Tamilnadu. Elliot’s Beach is also known as “Besant Nagar beach” and it forms the end point of the marina beach. Elliot’s Beach is one of the most significant and mark of Tamilnadu and the main attractive part of this beach is Karl Schmidt Memorial.

State                                 : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (at a distance of 10km)

Nearest Railway Station : Chennai Beach railway station station (at a distance of 13km)

Nearest Airport                  : Chennai International Airport Airport (at a distance of 20km)

 

Mahabalipuram Beach

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Mahabalipuram Beach is located 58 km from Chennai Mahabalipuram road. Mahabalipuram Beach situated the shore of the Bay of Bengal has a coastline spanning a distance over 20km with beautiful beaches and this beach is identified as the most pristine beach of Tamilnadu. Many fabulous ancient historical monuments like the Caves, Monolithic Rathas and Chariots as well as temples are situated near Mahabalipuram Beach. This is one of the most favorite tourist spot in Tamilnadu.

State                                 : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : Mahabalipuram Bus Station (at a distance of 2km)

Nearest Railway Station : Chengalpattu railway station station (at a distance of 8km)

Nearest Airport                  : Chennai International Airport Airport (at a distance of 40km)

 

Kanyakumari Beach

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Kanyakumari Beach is a marvelous beach which is located towards the southernmost tip of peninsular India. It is one of the most famous tourist as well as religious spot located in Tamilnadu state. Kanyakumari is the convergence point of three seas, the Indian Ocean, Lakshadweep Sea and the Bay of Bengal and the sun set and sun rise at this Beach, especially during full moon days  are highly popular among visitors. Vivekanada rock memorial is one of the most attractive feature of Kanuyakumari beach, it is located near Durga temple and it is stands on top of a two rocks that are situated approximately 500 meters off the island. kanyakumari beach is one of the serene beach in Tamilnadu and it is formally known as Cape Comorin.

State                                 : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : kanyakumari central bus station (at a distance of 2 km)

Nearest Railway Station   : kanyakumari railway station (at a distance of 2km)

Nearest Airport                    : Thiruvanandapuram international airport (at a distance of 120km)

Covelong Beach

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Covelong Beach is one of the beautiful beaches in Tamilnadu. Covelong Beach is famously called as Kovalam Beach(Kanchepuram, tamilnadu), Chennai is located on the shores of Bay of Bengal in a Village called Covelong in ECR road and it offers a plethora of water sport activities such as wind surfing, fishing and swimming. Covelong Beach is covered with rich white sand and palm trees. It is one of the serene beach and famous tourist spot in Tamilnadu.

State                               : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : Kovalam bus station (at a distance of 2 km)

Nearest Railway Station   : Chennai railway station (at a distance of 36km)

Nearest Airport                   : Chennai international airport (at a distance of 60km)

 

Velankanni Beach

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Velankanni Beach is one of the most famous beaches in Tamilnadu and it is located 350 km away from Chennai. The main attraction of Velankanni beach is the Velankanni church of Mother Merry, Lourdes of the East .it is one of the main pilgrimage center of Christians. velankanni beach is small hamlet on the sandy shore of the Bay of Bengal. It is one of the main tourist attractions of Tamilnadu.

State                                 : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : Velankanni bus station

Nearest Railway Station   : Nagapattinam  railway station (at a distance of 11km)

Nearest Airport                   : Tiruchirappali international airport (at a distance of 165km)

 

Poompuhar Beach

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Poompuhar Beach is one of the most famous tourist places in Tamilnadu. Poompuhar Beach is also architectural point of interest, as it used to be a major port during the reign of Cholas. Poompuhar Beach is also known as Kaveripoompattinam beach and one of its main attractions is an engraved monument with a bathing scene. This beach is covered with black &golden sand and this beach is also home to the Silappathikara Art Gallery, which is a seven tiered, classically built building, highlighting the history of the place Kaveripoompattinam. The Zion Church and Thiruppallavaneeswaram Temple is also situated near to this beach.

State                                  : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station           : Mayiladuthurai bus station (at a distance of 2 km)

Nearest Railway Station   : Mayiladuthurai railway station (at a distance of 24km)

Nearest Airport                   : Tiruppachi international airport (at a distance of 141km)

 

Tiruchendur Beach

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Tiruchendur Beach is located in Tamilnadu. Tiruchendur Beach is one of the famous beach and tourist attraction of Tamilnadu. It is a prelim beach and People come here to pray to Lord Murugan son of Lord Shiva, after taking a ritual bath in front of the majestic temple. Tiruchendur Beach is 85km from Kanyakumari and the temple which lies on the shores of the sea is an inspiring sight it is a serene and clean beach.

State                                  : Tamilnadu

Nearest Bus Station            : Tiruchendur   bus station

Nearest Railway Station    : Tuticorin railway station

Nearest Airport                    : Chennai international airport

 

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