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Address: 6th Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Good BEach

This is one of the good beaches in Chennai.. Many good eat outs near by the beach and not so crowded beach.. overall a beach must visit in chennai

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This is one of the good beaches in Chennai.. Many good eat outs near by the beach and not so crowded beach.. overall a beach must visit in chennai

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This beach is cleaner than Marina, thats the best part of it. However, the problem is with regard to parking of your vehicles be it car or bike. I strongly feel the city corporation has to do something about it. Otherwise I love this beach and especially the sunrise is awesome!

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Chandigarh, India
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Had to walk for 150-200 metres till get to the beach. Parking the car is a major problem. There are a lot of local shops which dot the path to beach causing loss of serenity . but beach is relatively clean. The beach is crowded as it is in the main city of chennai

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Though it is a short stretch compared to Marina but the cleanliness makes it a perfect hang out spot for hangout..there are so many food corner near by to the beach. You will definitely have a good time here.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Worth a visit if you are in Chennai. Small beach with a lot of nice shopping and dineout places on the beach road. Famous church and a temple also very near. Best time will be in the evening.

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Chennai
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Besant Nagar Beach is a very happening place, especially for those who are young and young at heart. On our recent visit to this Beach, we came across this roadside stall called Mr.Potato. They use a special machine which skewers the long potatoes and then runs the potato through a slicing machine which can either be motor-operated or hand-operated. What... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Went there on a Sunday eve with a couple of friends and was amazed at the cleanliness of the beach. Its a nice place to hangout with friends. I did see the cops pushing people out of the water not sure why. There are a lot of coffeee shops just across the road from the beach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Visit the each at Sun set. Cool sea breezes will help you to remove stress. Lots of place to seat and enjoy the weather and Local vendors provide snacks and Food. Enjoy the evening walk at beach.

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Recentyl had fun with friends in this beach.This beach is near to Ashtalkshmi Temple.We can see a lot of people coming over here to relax and enjoy the evening.We can play volleyball and other games here.Besanth nagar is a posch area. Many shops are on the way.Best time to hit is around 4 pm.

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This beach is near to Ashtalkshmi Temple. We visited to this temple and then moved to Basant Nangar beach. But the beach area is not clean. Many shops are on the way.

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