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Reviewed 3 days ago

The beach is also known as the Besant Nagar Beach. It is quite clean, beautiful and tourists friendly. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Chennai!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Maneesha11
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have a couple of hours to spare, spend it in Elliot's beach. It's a nice and clean beach. There are some activities young kids can participate in - balloon shooting, throw-a-ring etc. There are some stalls selling snacks like fried potato twisters, corn,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BobbieChaudhuri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great place to visit as i really liked the sunset time. The visit was very well as per my expectations.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank AshishS3612
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and the wife went to the rather lovely Elliot's Beach, which was named after Edward Elliot, on our final day in Chennai. As it was a very early morning trip to the beach, the beach was so calm and tranquil as there were only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 811michael
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Elliot's Beach is located in Besant Nagar, Chennai, India. It forms the end-point of the Marina Beach shore, and is named after Edward Elliot, Near by we can visit shrine Velakaani Temple and Lord Astha, Here local resident use this beach for exercise and yoga...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RajanSaravanan
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Its the second famous beach after Marina..Try to visit during weekdays so that its less crowded..Many famous restaurants from KFC to Murugan idli shop present here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JayamuruganB
Reviewed 30 September 2018

When nature has bestowed Chennai with such beaches , we should take care in keeping it neat and clean and not litter around.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank shivaraikod
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Elliots beach is mostly the Besant nagar beach itself. This portion of the beach that hosts the elliots memorial is called elliots beach (named after Edward Elliot, onetime chief magistrate and superintendent of police, Madras). As I have noted in my review on Bessie, Besant...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Wow....another beautiful and famous Beach in Chennai. Many local and foreign tourist like to visit and enjoy the waters here. We did not spend much time but we love the it. Just beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ruth M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

It is old name for Besant nagar Beach now called "Bessi" by youngsters. Elliot's memorial is on this shore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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One of the costliest quaint neighbourhoods of Chennai
is Adyar, that gets its name from the Adyar river that
flows nearby. It has rich historical and cultural
roots and is sprinkled with some of city’s oldest
residential houses. Home to the IIT campus and with
the Guindy National Park close by, it is considered to
be one of the hottest spots in the city with the best
of eateries, an easy access to the beach and a
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amit p
27 March 2018|
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Response from tyag_1984 | Reviewed this property |
No. There are no changing rooms around. but there are cafe available nearby where you can use the washroom. But i am not sure if they will allow.
Yuganthan D
22 June 2017|
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Response from XLRAM | Reviewed this property |
Beach open, 24*7 , But be prepared to carry identification documents with you, as police presence past Midnight is intense, and security checks are mandatory beyond Midnight. Have a nice and pleasant evening
12 February 2017|
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Response from Amitwondering | Reviewed this property |
no permission is needed for shooting.for for making short films or videos for professsional purpose i think u need permission