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Besant Nagar Beach

6th Avenue, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Private Half Day Chennai Tour including Sunset at Marina Beach with Dinner
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“clean beach” (75 reviews)
“besant nagar” (66 reviews)
“elliots beach” (42 reviews)
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6th Avenue, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Reviewed yesterday

More near the city, but not as big and as neat as Marina beach. Parkings are very less but as it is very near to streets / residential area you feel more secured.

Thank helpothers2016
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We came here for visiting my wife.we were very happy to see basant nagar beach .environment was good .there restaurants are good...we play some game.

Thank chandrashekhar10
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There are many beaches in Chennai. It's actually fun to go in the night with friends but otherwise they're not particularly beautiful and as people are not very careful and use a lot of disposable items it ends up being a bit dirty... Burning hot...More

Thank BananaLu
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not so busy beach. near to very affluent locality in chennai. Clean compared to Marina Beach. Lot of good quality food joints near the beach.

Thank shekar S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Even though the beach is small,but you get yo yo groups of youngsters and many shades of people who comes her to enjoy and hangout.. you have amazing eat outs and different cuisines restaurant and funky shops where you name it and you will get...More

Thank Akila P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Elliot's beach is a fun place. But dirty and overcrowded. The upkeep is terrible. Lots of places to eat. The sea breeze is fantastic.

Thank Sowmya P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its a nice beach with serene beauty. Adjacent to the beach, you have food court wherein you can get everything from Coffee to burger to ice creams to chats. There is skating court also and in evening you can see children's playing around which is...More

Thank raj3513
Reviewed 1 week ago

The experience will linger on in mind. The refreshing evening breeze adds to the overall feeling.Getting there is easy through the well laid roads from Adyar. Good car parking system. the walkway and parapet for sitting are good.

Thank ratheesh t
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is a heaven on weekdays with not too many people around, however it's way too crowded on weekends, which makes it one of the worst places. There's plenty of plastic waste on the shore, because of few irresponsible people & shops around.

Thank Maruthu K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice neat and clean place, the location is super and well maintained. Some food courts are there provides really good food. Nice air bridge in the evening must visited place.

Thank Abhishek K
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Romeo R
November 14, 2016|
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Response from AshishDas | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the timing is relative, you should check the sun rise timing schedule and then go accordingly. If you are lucky, you can get a very good sunrise view. The crowd, at that time of the day, is generally trickling. In any... More
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davisrases
January 6, 2016|
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Safety wise its fine but, police patrol is the problem. Chennai don't have night life unless you are very rich and local person.
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