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Velankanni Beach

Velankanni, India
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Ranked #4 of 4 attractions in Velankanni
Type: Beaches
Most recent review
- Aug 14, 2014
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Bangalore, India
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I have fond memories of this beach. I used to visit Velankanni every year with my parents and would love to be at the beach all day......I was sad to see its state on my most recent visit after a gap of many years. The sand itself is a lot darker than before. You will not find a clean stretch... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Very badly maintained and encroached by stalls almost to the seashore. The entire stretch of the beach was dirty, with no place for us to sit.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Was disappointed with the beach. In fact, there was no beach. As the full beach is occupied by shops, eat joints etc. From the eat joints, sea is <200m away !!! . Huge rush is there always, so you wont get the feel of beach which you expect when you hear Beach!!! There are food joints with variety of fish,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The best time to visit the beach I guess is before all the commercial activities kick off. We found a couple of families on the beach playing in the sea. But the walk from the parking lot to the seashore was strewn with garbage, empty bottles. Didn't venture to get back in the evening.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

the beach was ok but no cleanness here. need lot of improvement. lot of shops but people are cheating a lot. lot of bargains going for statues.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We had been to the beach at night... Very dirty and unhygienic.. There are fish stalls, please do not eat there.

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Muscat, Oman
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

A nice beach, but poor maintenance, cheap food & shopping options available, lodging options available to suit all budgets.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

Relaxed atmosphere. Overcrowded during holidays. Cheap food & shopping options available. Lodging options available to suit all budgets.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

very poor. not at all maintained. over crowded, very dirty. after seeing velankanni beach i lost interest in going to beaches itself.

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Vasai, India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

dirty beach...nothing to see except a huge line of shops selling cheap stuff at high price...and the beach is dirty - no other words to describe...

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