At a Glance :
Region : Tamil Nadu, from Mahabalipuram about twenty kilometers
Attractive Spots : Fort, Mosque and historical Catholic church
Popular As : Beach resort
Tamil Nadu state's this beach is located in a very beautiful village that comes while the State Highway. This route connects the Chennai City to Mahabalipuram's temple village. This is a very delightful beach and it is one of the UN touched beaches in India. This beach is linking up with fantastic fishing village that is located on Bay of Bengal's coastal area. The current Covelong beach is situated over the site, which was actually got progressed as port through Carnatic Nawab and Saadat Ali. Purely this port has been built for strategic purpose and political. This is similar place where in 1746; French General Laboudonnais fastened navy command. In the year of 1752, this port was dedicated to Lord Clive while Carnatic war and it was purposely demolished to pauses the future French attack. The beach area was divided from center land through canal, which flows similar to Bay of Bengal.
The look of the Covelong beach has been completely changed from the silent fishing village – early 19th the Covelong has been transformed itself in the popular excursion spot and picnic. This beach serves you enjoyment facilities such as water surfing, wind Surfing and Swimming. The entire beach is bounded by the fort, Mosque and historical Catholic Church. All these structures are really very ancient and it also contains historical importance. To gain the fresh air takes walk in the surrounding area of fort and Church.
The closest railway station of Covelong beach is located in Chennai city.
The closest airport of Covelong beach is also situated in Chennai; it is about sixty kilometers far from beach.
From Chennai the distance of Covelong beach is around sixty kilometers away, from Mahabalipuram it is about twenty kilometers far. If you will hire a private vehicle from Chennai then you have to drive for an hour. There is facility of frequent buses which run from Chennai and Mahabalipuram to reach at Covelong beach.
The accommodation facility is offered by the various hotels, which are located in the Chennai or Mahabalipuram.