Tamil Nadu is known for its natural beauty especially its blue beaches and clear skies. Some of southern India’s nicest beaches dot Chennai’s long seafront, the Marina beach is a 12-km long strip of fine sandy foreshore and is known as the ‘Pride of Chennai, the Covelong beach is quiet and far away from the distractions of the city and the Elliot’s beach is the preferred destination for those with a clean atmosphere in mind. A short 20-minute drive from Chennai City, VGP Golden Beach Resort offers a serene and relaxing atmosphere in today’s stress-driven world. 58-km south of Chennai is the Mahabalipuram beach, famous for its unique 7th century Shore Temple.
The other famous beaches of Tamil Nadu are the Chunnambar Beach, the Kanyakumari Beach, Pichavaram Beach, Rameshwaram Beach and the Poompuhar Beach.