The southern most state in India also boasts the home of the world’s second longest beach. Relaxing along the Bay of Bengal is only made better when it is done in Tamil Nadu. The best part is that there are a number of great water sports available along these beaches as well, especially windsurfing.
The longest beach in Asia as well as being the second longest beach in the world is none other than Mariana Beach which extends 12 kilometers in length along the Bay of Bengal. Offering golden sand and excellent conditions for windsurfing, Mariana Beach is one of the most popular beaches in India.
Along the shores of Rameshwaram Beach, one can imagine the past pilgrimages that have landed in the area. Because of its rich religious history, the beaches along this area of India are considered sacred and make an excellent place to relax under the sun.
One of the most unique beaches in India is located in the state of Tamil Nadu and is unique due to the fact that it is a peninsula surround on all three sides with water. But the thing that makes this beach unique is the fact that each side is a different body of water. Known for being the only beach with access to the Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean, one can visit this beach and swim in all three major bodies of water in a single day.
For those who may be wanting to stay in the bustling city of Chennai, the covelong beach is always a close by retreat from the crowded city giving you a place to unwind after a day of wining and dining in the major city. In Chennai you can get the best of both worlds, both new and old as well as high tech and laid back.
It is here in the state of Tamil Nadu that most people see when the look at the map of India, the southern most tip of the Indian Peninsula and only here are you able to swim in all three bodies of water whose shorelines touch the countries beaches. Rich in heritage as well as historical importance, there are a number of things to keep virtually any person busy no matter what you interests are. From shopping to tasting the local delicacies, they can all be found here in Tamil Nadu.