Tamilnadu, the state of glimmering beaches, greenery, and the majestic and ancient temples is one of the most popular and preferred travel destinations in India. This southern-most state in India boasts a number of captivating and alluring attractions and amongst all beaches top the list of attractions in the city. Stretched over an area of almost 560 miles and situated across the Bay of Bengal, this beach city welcomes you with various exciting and enthralling water sport activities like windsurfing, sunbathing, swimming, and the motorized boat ride. As summer is already in full swing and vacations have also started then planning a Tamilnadu tour & holiday package is going to be one of the best ideas to mesmerize your mood with the cool gentle breeze touching the face and the soothing waves touching your feet.
Here is the list of some quite popular beaches adorning the southern-most state.
#1. Marina Beach
Reckoned as the heartbeat of the country, Marina Beach boasts alluring landscapes and serene ambiance. It is believed to be one of the best and the largest urban beaches in the country. Elongated over an area of almost 13 km, this glimmering beach is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the state. A survey depicts that a total of 30,000 travelers flock to this place every day. Not only the beautiful landscapes which allure the tourists to this beach but also the historical significances are the other key attractions to this place. Enjoy the horse ride and the south Indian food at the stalls established along the beaches. If you are fed up with the hectic schedule and the harsh city life then exploring Marina Beach is going to refresh your mood with the beautiful views of Sunrise and sunset.
#2. Kanyakumari Beach
Located at the southernmost tip, Kanyakumari Beach is quite beautiful and is adorned with various hue-changing beaches, and the serene environment. Azure water, glimmering golden beaches, and the tranquil ambiance attract tourists towards the city and this stupendous beach. Enjoy the awe-inspiring view of sunset and sunrise and the turbulent tides. Thiruvalluvar Statue and Vivekananda Rock Memorial are the other landmarks of this beach. This is a perfect place not only for the nature lovers but also for the photogenic where one can gather a lot of beautiful memories to the frame. One can also try out buying some pieces of shopping pieces of stuff like handicrafts items which are made up of rustic seaside materials and more.
#3. Mahabalipuram Beach
A spectacular beach located almost 58 km away from the southern region of the state, Mahabalipuram beach is also called as Mamallapuram Beach. There are numerous attractions of this tourist destination which includes ancient temples, rock-cut structures, and other historical monuments. Monolithic Caves and Rathas are the compliments to the glory of this place. Mahabalipuram Beach is believed to be the perfect place for taking a sunbath and this is the most important reason behind the high tourism rate of this beach. Also, if you are visiting the destination in the month of December or January then you can also participate in the celebration of the popular Dance Festival.
#4. Ariyaman Beach
Located in the town of Rameswaram, Ariayaman Beach is the other exotic natural beauty of this southern state. However, Rameshwaram is popular among tourists for its religious significance but this enchanting beach gives it a new value. Shining brown sand and the towering Casuarina trees are the elements savoring the surreal view to this glimmering beach. One can also enjoy numerous water sport activities which add on thrill to the tourists flocking here. This beautiful land soothes each kind of traveler ranging from adult to a child as it boasts numerous things to welcome its varied guests.
#5. Elliot’s Beach
Renowned as one of the cleanest beaches located in the southern-most state in India, Elliot’s Beach is a place which is quite soothing to the soul and the mind of the tourists visiting here. Due to the high current tides of the sea, very less number of people explore this beach which is, however, a good thing for those who avoid the crowd. You can see people relaxing in the serene and tranquil ambiance of the beachside and some can be spotted enjoying the water sport activities and other activities organized at the beach like horse ride, eating the lip-smacking seafood, and also strolling along the beaches. Also, if you are in Tamilnadu to spend your summer vacation and want to escape away from the blistering heat then Elliot’s Beach is going to one of your best destination in the city.
#6. Dhanuskodi Beach
One of the pristine and the prominent tourist destinations in Tamilnadu, Dhanuskodi Beach is quite a worth visit. This alluring beach is encircled by the Gulf of Munnar from one side and then from the other side, it is surrounded by the Bay of Bengal. Going for an evening walk along this refreshes the mood of the travelers with the gentle breeze and you can also witness the beautiful view of the sunset. If you are exploring this place in the winter season then you can spot a number of migratory birds like flamingos and also the gulls.