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Mahabalipuram Beach in Mahabalipuram

·  Summer: March-June(26°C to41°C)
·  Winter: December-February(18°C to 32°C)
·  Monsoon: July-August

Best time to visit:  November-February

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Mahabalipuram Beach lies 58 km. south of the capital city of Chennai in Tamilnadu. It has an impressive sandy coast that extends to over 20 km., which is well cut for water sports and beach fun alike. The shore temple of Mahabalipuram highlighted by spectacular monolithic carvings and monuments gives it an old world charm too. The beach shored by the Bay of Bengal makes a picture perfect beach destination.

From sunbathing to motor boating, scuba diving and wind surfing, there is a range of beach activities on offer for every taste and skills. There are many convenient accommodation options including beach resorts near the beach. The beach also has a crocodile bank, a snake venom extracting center, a school of art and sculpture.

Mahabalipuiram beach is conveniently located to some of the best tourist attractions in Tamilnadu that can be clubbed in a day trip.

Road: Mahabalipuram beach is around one hour's drive from Chennai and can be reached by local bus, taxi, or auto rickshaw

Railway: The nearest railway station is Chengalpattu (Chingleput), 29 kilometres northwest.

Airway: The nearest airportis Chennai international airportwhich is 42 km. away from Mahabalipuram Beach.