Trip Planner:   Asia  /  India  /  Tamil Nadu  /  Chennai District  /  Chennai (Madras)  /  Beaches  /  Besant Nagar Beach
Besant Nagar Beach, Chennai (Madras)
(3.8/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Favored by local families and college students, Besant Nagar Beach offers a range of restaurants and cafes. Visit the most prominent landmark of the area, a memorial to a Dutch sailor who gave his life saving a drowning swimmer. If you get tired of swimming or lounging on the clean sand, drop by the nearby temple, dedicated to the goddess Lakshmi. By using our Chennai (Madras) tourist route planner, you can arrange your visit to Besant Nagar Beach and other attractions in Chennai (Madras).
Create a full Chennai (Madras) itinerary
map

Plan your trip to Chennai (Madras)

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Chennai (Madras) by other users

8 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 57 days in Columbus & Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Pondicherry & Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: February, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 9 days in Chennai (Madras) & Bali BY A USER FROM INDIA March, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: March, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Pondicherry & Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Chennai (Madras), Mysuru (Mysore) & Hyderabad BY A USER FROM CANADA February, kids, popular PREFERENCES: February, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM SWEDEN January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 29 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 4 days in India BY A USER FROM INDIA February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in Chennai (Madras) BY A USER FROM INDIA February, kids, popular PREFERENCES: February, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Not so clean as it is famous for. Good restaurants nearby. Good entertainment spot but it could be maintained cleaner than this for sure. 
  • A lovely beach with beautiful setup around it . A place worth visiting every time you are in Chennai. 
  • Best beach in chennai to roam, sit, chat, eat, and gaze at the seas all time and ofcourse some live activities.