The Coromandel coast in the proximity of Chennai is blessed to
have Covelong Beach on its laps that shines brightly under the sun and
stars due to plenty of activities it offers to its travelers. Known for
its serene beauty of the surroundings, this beach was once a major port
for the ships on the voyage.
Attractions: Apart from providing pristine natural beauty studded with a line of
palm trees, the beach has a closeness to ancient monuments like forts, churches
and mosques and of course, the ancient town of Mahabalipuram as one definitely
comes across this Covelong or Kovalam beach while on the way to Mahabalipuram.
Also, crocodile farm is also a major attraction to the people here.
Activities: Covelong Beach has been a rising
star in terms of providing activities like watersports with windsurfing and
swimming as the highest chosen option. In fact, people opt for Beach camping
with the bonfire in the sands here. At the same time, this place is most
popular for fishing and this activity has been going from generations while
attracting thousands every day.
Distance: 40 km from Chennai
Location: South of Chennai
time to visit: November