Elliot's Beach, Chennai (Madras)

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Relax and soak in the sun at Elliot's Beach, a popular recreational hang out place and one of the cleanest beaches in Chennai. This wide and clean stretch of yellow sand makes a good family visit. You can dip your feet in the long shadows or sample traditional beach food from numerous eateries. Named after the British early 19th century governor of Madras, the beach also features a large centerpiece but derelict memorial arch to a Dutch sailor who drowned trying to save an English girl in 1930. Check out the beach boulevard with numerous shops and food outlets. Before you head to Chennai (Madras), plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Chennai (Madras) itinerary builder , to make sure you see all that Chennai (Madras) has to offer, including Elliot's Beach.
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  • When i visited this beach in chennai, i was not expecting the pathetic condition to this level. I have been to better beaches in India (although i know india isnt as rich in beaches as it is in mounta...  more »
  • this is a cleaner beach than marina with good views and safety. Good to have a stroll on bank side and enjoy the breeze with lots of food outlets.  more »
  • This place has got a nice parking place so you can drive in with less worry about whether you'd get a space to park. This beach can get crowded with visitors, sellers etc. however, it is quite managea...  more »
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  • One of the best beaches in Chennai. Plenty of restaurants and small eateries, food stalls, children play areas, temples, church etc make the place very special. A good and we cleaned beach and walkway for people and beach lovers. Sufficient car & bike parking facilities available. Sundays are car free and many fun filled healthy activities organised by many people groups. A great place to visit relax and enjoy
  • Trendy beach in Chennai, with great views. It starts from delta of Adayar which has the famous broken bridge of Chennai in North and extends till Holy Mary church in south. There are wide range of restaurants along the beach road. Simple good place to spend the eves of weekends. It hosts car free Sunday mornings too.
  • Great place to relax. Good parking spots and proximity to nearby eateries and church. Love to go for a walk on the road and on the beach. The beach can be maintained better with less or no littering.
  • Awesome beach. Nights are quiet and usually less crowded(weekends are an exception). There are a bunch of shops which serve delicious sea food. Limited varieties though but they cook right in front of you and fish is fresh catch from the sea. Vegetarian option like bajji, appadam etc are also available. Small games are there as well. Enjoy an evening with the ocean breeze, delicious sea food, some little chit chat and a whole lot of memories to carry forward.
  • Beach lover ....awesome beach and I enjoyed with my friends a lot in this place and a beautiful thing is that Ashtalakshmi temple is located nearby to this beach. While Looking from temple,this beach site is so admiring and wonderful.All should visit this place at least once.

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