The charming spot of Covelong Beach in Tamil Nadu Beaches is at a distance of 40 kms from the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai.
The salubrious village of Covelong is renowned for its fishing activities.Among the Tamil Nadu Beaches,this fishing village have swaying palms and the beautiful beach attract people from across the globe.
On digging the past it is revealed that Saadat Ali, Nawab of Carnatic, built the ancient port of Covelong.In 1746,Covelong was taken over by the troops of the French General Laboudonnais and in 1752 destroyed by Clive.
The environs,ambience,peace,tranquility and the infrastructure at the Covelong beach come together to make it one of the most popular beach resorts on the Coromandel Coast.
In the yester years Covelong was the renowned port of the Nawabs of the Carnatic.
For all you adventure seekers the breathtakingly beautiful beach of Covelong has an amazing array of sports activities like windsurfing,swimming and other water sports.
Besides the beauty of nature, the captivating destination of Covelong is dotted with the historical monuments likes forts,churches, mosques etc. this is the secular nature of the area in South Indian Beaches.
The ancient Catholic Church is a must visit amongst the many religious monuments at Covelong.
Among the South Indian Beaches,Covelong Beach is famous for its clear waters and serenity. The beach environs are quite fruitful for those who seek meditation.
The beach houses the adorable fishing settlement.These attractions, however, are secondary and most of the people enjoy either the dip or basking in the sun.
For those of you who feel holidays are for relaxing and comforting sunbath is the best bet.
The experience of being in the serene and the pristine environs recharge with the energy and rejuvenates the soul in an incomparable fashion is done by this South Indian Beaches.
HOW TO GET THERE :
The nearest airport is at Chennai, which is about 60-km away from the city center.
The railhead at Chennai come to the recue of those tourists preferring to travel to Covelong by train.
There are regular bus services from Chennai to Covelong.You can also hire taxis.
More great destinations can be found in the Explore Beaches in India page.