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Covelong Beach, one of the beautiful beaches around Chennai is located on the coast of Coromandel. An ideal retreat in the midst of beautiful palm trees and white sand offers a beautiful sight of widespread Bay of Bengal.

Located at a distance of 40 km from Chennai, it is the chief beehive of fishing activity. This location was once a port of Nawabs of the Carnatic, which was set up by Saadat Ali. Over the years, the beach has become one of the preferred excursion locations around Tamil Nadu.

Covelong Beach offers a plethora of water sport activities such as wind surfing, fishing and swimming. Along with the coastal stretch, there is an ancient fort in   vicinity of Covelong Beach.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 2-3hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Rahul Kavad4.3/5

8 reviews

Nice place to have fun

Covelong beach of Goa is wow kind to hav tym there. Even Adventure activities are available that need to be approached directly than going through mediators; mediators help can be taken as the guide expects Commission. The beach is very clean and tidy, a lot numer shacks available wit huge variety of food, drinks and even people. The party nearby can also be visited in group having safety and secured mindset; which will make our trip very extraordinary and replenish ourselves.

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Vijay Chauhaan4.3/5

3 reviews

Nice beach, but little smelly

Nice beach although lonely, you will not find it crowded as Marina. Visit in early day hours to have best experience. Bit smelly that is due to ocean water. Sometime high waves comes in.

Kamésh Vs3.6/5

1 review

Deep relaxation in the Seashore

Covelong's etymology goes like, COVE meaning a naturally formed cave through aging of rocks. So "Covelong" is a beach of rocks. It is called "Kovalam" in local Tamil language. It is located to the south of world's second largest MARINA beach at Chennai. Covelong is a neat and clear beach with deep shallows and natural rocks for added scenic beauty. Local anglers boats will add beauty for the beach. A Hindu temple and a church near the shore will give peace for all walks of people. One can have good time at evening with local boys surfing with wood logs.

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Nishitha K n3.6/5

522 reviews

Awesome time at this beach

Covelong Beach Is very clear and clean beach. This beach is quite far from chennai. But maintenance of this beach is too good. We went to this beach in our college trip. Had a awesome time at this beach.

Nawaz Usmani4.3/5

3 reviews

Sea, crabs and hammocks

A very neat beach. Actually, in India it is kind of hard to find one, and sea is full of crab and fishes. One can actually see from the beach fishes jumping in the waters. Nice restro and cottages with hammocks can be seen alongside the beach where one can just lie down and pause for hours

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Covelong Beach, Covelong

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Covelong Beach, Covelong

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Taj Fisherman Cove
Covelong Beach, Covelong

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Fishing Finale
Covelong Beach, Covelong

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Jyotsna Sujir

Releasing Baby Turtles into the Sea

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