Marina Beach

Marina Beach
Chennai, TN - 600005

Type: Beaches
1800 4253 1111
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Marina Beach, situated in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, is not just a beach; it's a cultural icon and a beloved landmark of the city. Stretching for approximately 13 kilometers along the Bay of Bengal, Marina Beach is one of the longest urban beaches in the world and serves as a hub of activity and recreation for locals and tourists alike.

Marina Beach is renowned for its golden sands, picturesque sunrises and sunsets, and the rhythmic crashing of waves against the shore. The beach offers visitors a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, providing ample space for strolls, picnics, and relaxation by the sea.

One of the highlights of Marina Beach is its vibrant atmosphere and bustling promenade, which comes alive with activity throughout the day. Visitors can indulge in a variety of beachside activities, including horse rides, camel rides, and beach volleyball. The promenade is also dotted with food stalls and vendors selling a variety of local snacks, refreshments, and souvenirs, making it a popular spot for sampling Chennai's culinary delights.

Marina Beach holds cultural significance for the people of Chennai and serves as a venue for various events, festivals, and gatherings throughout the year. It is a favorite spot for locals to come together for leisure, exercise, and socializing, offering a sense of community and camaraderie against the backdrop of the sea.

In addition to its recreational appeal, Marina Beach is also home to several landmarks and monuments, including the iconic lighthouse, the Anna Memorial, and the MGR Memorial, which add to the charm and character of the beach.

Overall, Marina Beach is more than just a stretch of sand and sea; it's a vibrant tapestry of culture, history, and leisure that captures the essence of Chennai's coastal charm. Whether you're looking for relaxation, adventure, or a glimpse into the local way of life, a visit to Marina Beach promises an unforgettable experience by the shores of the Bay of Bengal.

Besides this beach, there are two more beaches listed in Chennai. There's also eighty-four attractions listed in this city in other categories. You will find the exact location of Marina Beach on the map above. If you need any other information on Marina Beach that is not listed here, please call 1800 4253 1111.

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  •   by Pallab
    on 02/02/2024

    This is one of the most popular beaches in Chennai. A nice place to visit, but the beach was not as clean as I expected.

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