Not all beaches are the same. Some stand out for their sheer, pristine serenity that makes them a dream destination by all means. Covelong Beach is of beyond doubt one such special locale that attracts tourists from all parts of the world. The golden sands, the exciting tides, the sheer ambiance that calls for celebration – Covelong Beach has it all for that ideal time out on the shore. The beach provides views and experiences that are truly memorable.
This charming beach is located in the fishing village of Covelong, located 40 km away from Chennai. The port town of Covelong was established by the Nawab of Carnatic. The original name of this destination is ‘Kovalam’ and the beach is often referred to as the Kovalam beach. The port is visible from the beach and offers the visitors a grand and stunning view. Located in the Coromandel coast along the Bay of Bengal, the Covelong Beach is located on the way to Mahabalipuram, making it a perfect stopover destination for visitors. One of the most distinctive features of this beach is that it is separated from the mainland of India, serving as a subject of great fascination. The beach is more than a serene location to relax and enjoy the sea, but also a centre for adventures such as windsurfing.
There are several other attractions of tourist interest located near to the Covelong beach. All these make the beach and the village that is famous for fishing activities, a must-visit destination on your visit to Tamil Nadu.
Covelong Bus Depot, about 1 km away
Chennai International Airport, about 34.7 km away
Chennai Central Station, about 38.6 km away
November to February