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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. Make Elliot's Beach part of your personalized Chennai (Madras) itinerary using our Chennai (Madras) itinerary builder.
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  • Awesome beach in Chennai Tamil nadu. I had visited during weekends and just imagine how beautiful was this place. There are many things to do and lot of small small shops on the beach. Very attractive...  more »
  • beautiful beach. my first time visiting Chennai and I am amazed at the beauty of it all. the beach is very beautiful at night.  more »
  • This beach is located in Besant Nagar, Adyar, Chennai and is a quiet and clam place for people to spend the evening and especially it is nice place to spend their evening. It is the end point of Marin...  more »