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Besant Nagar Beach

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Address: 6th Avenue, Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
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Calm and clean beach at Chennai

Compare to other beaches of Chennai Besant Nagar beach is cleaner and les crowded. Beautiful place to go in the morning for brisk walk and other activities like yoga, aerobics.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My favorite beach in Chennai. Though it cannot be compared in size or crowd with Marina beach, this is cleaner, quieter and peaceful for families. Lot of options nearby for shopping, eating and there is great church as well near by. Walkable to the Basant Nagar Bus depot, it is easily accessible as well. A great place to visit and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must visit by all nice beach with so many near by shops. Best outing and relaxing place after stressful work

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Compared to other beaches in the city, this one is the cleanest and is less crowded in the morning. I visited here with a few friends to see the sunrise, the breeze was cool and the view amazing. There are a few food shops nearbuy to have a snack or so if you feel like it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Next to the main road, lots of small shops, obviously it makes the beach dirty. Cant be compared to beaches in goa so dont expect much from the chennai beaches. No shacks, only small stalls. Lots of fish stalls. Quite crowded on Friday evening and weekends.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Besant Nagar beach is a charming beach. Just the waves and the beach are superb. Add hot seafood eats (At your risk) or the good eaterys' on the beach (Murugan Idli Shop, Just Donuts). You have a winner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Compare to other beaches of Chennai Besant Nagar beach is cleaner and les crowded. Beautiful place to go in the morning for brisk walk and other activities like yoga, aerobics.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Clean and less crowded beach. Very wide and calm water. orange sand. plenty of parking. lot of food options.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is cleaner than Marina beach. You can also enjoy some rides on the right side of this beach in the Folk Lands Amusement Park.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This beach is cleaner when compared to Marina beach. It is the best beach spot for jogging in the early morning time

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second populated beach in chennai. According to my experience this is far better compared to marina..

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