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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  • August 9, 2017
    Beach ... anytime you can hang out here .. bit crowded in weekends but a good place spend your evenings with family and friends  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    It is relatively clean and posh compared to marina beach. But the beach is far from city center. The beach has asthalakshmi temple and famous church nearby. So you can have the spiritual angle covered...  more »
  • August 5, 2017
    Full enjoyment. Street food is good. Murugan idli nearby is good. It is bit crowded beach but you will find it amazing.  more »

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