Elliot’s beach is located near Besant Nagar and is one of the popular beaches in chennai. This is about 60kms away from Chennai. At the end of this beach are the Ashtalakshmi temple and Velankanni church. Along the coast down south from Marina Elliot’s beach is spread. For Chennai youth it is a night beach. This beach is ideal place to go sea bathing.
Elliot Beach Chennai
In the city of Chennai, Elliot’s beach is one of the cleanest one. It is extremely calm and tranquil place and is located towards the South of Marina beach. Among the locals, this beach is known as ‘Bessei. It is one of the finest beaches which is ideal for long walks, as the beach does not offer much activity. Elliot’s beach is favourite place of Foreign tourists for enjoying especially sun bath. You can taste and enjoy the South Indian snacks . There are only few restaurants but food available is very tasty and clean. To add your adventure, there are some religious and historical monuments.
Tourist Attractions in Elliot Beach
At Elliot’s Beach in Chennai you will see from fast food joints to small stores and few shrines. It is considered as one of the most popular hangout place in Chennai. During Chennai tours Elliot’s beach won’t fail to enchant you.
Don’t forget to visit the stone memorial located on the sands of the beach which is the memory of the Dutch Sailor Karl Schmidt who lost his life when rescuing a drowning sailor. The beach becomes more attractive particularly at night. The Elliot’s beach is less crowded and cleaner. The beach and nature lovers must visit this beach and its surroundings as the sands are illuminated at night giving the surroundings a beautiful look.
Popular restaurants at Elliot’s beach
The new Shangri La, a Malaysian restaurant
Lee’s Chinese restaurant etc.
How to reach this place:
Elliots beach is located at Besantnagar is about 10kms away from Marina Beach. You have to take a route of Besant nagar like Adayar – Greenways road – Patinapakkam – Santhom-Light house – Marina. One can reach Marina and Elliot’s beach fast as they are neighbours. You can also visit Ashta lakshmi temple which is closeby and you have some decent hotels nearby.