Perfect to escape the hysteria of the city, Besant’ Nagar’s Elliot beach is one of the most refreshing beaches of the city. No short of any happening chowpatti, you will find lots of recreation activities here. From kids play areas including a Ferris wheel, some lip-smacking street food and lots of fresh flower selling vendors this beach is a lot of fun in many ways.
In the evenings, you will find a lot of youngsters coming to the promenade that is lined with popular eateries, to hang out. Geographically, its importance lies in the fact that it is the Marina Beach’s end point. The beach derives its name from the once Governor of Madras, Edward Elliot. A visit to the Velankanni Church post a morning walk here can guarantee a blissful day ahead! Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Chennai itinerary 1 day.
How to Reach Besant Nagar Beach
- Annai Velankanni Church Bus Stop
- RB Quarters Bus station
- Besant Nagar Bus Station
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57.42% of people who visit Chennai include Besant Nagar Beach in their plan
07 AM - 08 AM
38.65% of people start their Besant Nagar Beach visit around 07 AM - 08 AM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Besant Nagar Beach
80.51% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Besant Nagar Beach