Elliot's Beach

Elliot's Beach

Elliot's Beach, also known as Besant Nagar Beach, is another popular beach located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is situated in the neighbourhood of Besant Nagar, named after the famous social reformer Annie Besant.

The beach is characterized by its clean sands, gentle waves, and scenic beauty. It offers a tranquil atmosphere, ideal for relaxing walks, sitting by the shore, or enjoying a picnic with family and friends.

One of the highlights of Elliot's Beach is the Karl Schmidt Memorial, dedicated to the Dutch sailor Karl Schmidt, who lost his life while saving others during the cyclone of 1930. The memorial stands as a testament to his bravery and is a notable landmark at the beach.

Besant Nagar, the surrounding neighbourhood, adds to the charm of Elliot's Beach. It is known for its vibrant culture, trendy cafes, and eateries that offer a wide range of cuisines. Visitors can explore the local food scene and enjoy delicious South Indian snacks, street food, and seafood delicacies.

Elliot's Beach is also a favourite spot for joggers, fitness enthusiasts, and yoga practitioners. The beachfront promenade provides a picturesque setting for outdoor activities and exercise.

Location : Chennai
Distance from the hotel : 4.9 km
Distance from the airport : 15 km
Driving time : 12 minutes

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