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Covelong Beach, Tamil Nadu

Covelong can be a good beach in between Chennai and Mahabalipuram as well as a modest charming fishing settlement. It had been originally a port built by Saadat Ali, Nawab of Carnatic and it was here the French General Laboudonnais landed his troops in 1746. Later on taken by Clive in 1752 and destroyed. The beach is separated through the mainland through the canal running from Chennai to Mahabalipuram.

Covelong is really a popular picnic spot and delivers services for Wind Browsing and Swimming also. An ancient Catholic Church, a Mosque and the Fort make an fascinating watch from your resort. There is 5 star hotel in the Taj Group called "Fishermans' Cove" in Covelong.

How to Reach
By Air - The nearest airport is at Chennai , 60-km far.

By Rail - The nearest handy railway station can also be located at Chennai .

By Road - The beach is located at a distance of 60-km from Chennai and 20-km from Mahabalipuram. It really is an hour's generate from Chennai . You will find regular buses from Mahabalipuram and Chennai to attain the beach. Vacationers can also employ a taxi from Chennai or Mahabalipuram.