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Elliots Beach

Elliots Beach, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600090, India


About Elliots Beach

This beach is the endpoint of the Marina beach shore. A prominent landmark on this beach is the Karl schmiditt memorial.

Attractions near Elliots Beach

Guindy National Park3.74km from Elliots Beach

Guindy national park is a protected area of Tamilnadu and the 8th smallest national park in India and one of the very few national parks situated inside a city.

Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple3.88km from Elliots Beach

Kapaleeswarar temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva located in Mylapore. The temple is an ancient one that was built around the 7th century in Dravidian architecture.wh

Santhome basilica church3.91km from Elliots Beach

It is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in the Santhome city of Chennai which was built in16 th century by Portuguese explorers.

Chennai Marina Lighthouse4.61km from Elliots Beach

A lighthouse situated in the Marina beach Chennai facing the bay of Bengal on the east coast of the Indian subcontinent.

Marina Beach5.79km from Elliots Beach

Marina beach is a natural urban beach in Chennai along the Bay of Bengal. this is the longest natural beach in the country.

Valluvar Kottam6.99km from Elliots Beach

Valluvar kottam is a monument in Chennai, dedicated to the classical Tamil poet and philosopher Valluvar.

Where is Elliots Beach

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Chennai is the capital and largest city of Tamil Nadu. It is well known for unique culture, Jellikettu, Pongal, and Temples.

What visitors say about Elliots Beach

Remya  Jacob
Remya Jacob
Jan 2018

Olive Ridley turtles nest on Chennai beaches at night,  between January and April every year. During this season,  volunteers of Students Sea Turtle Conservation Network (SSTCN) walk through the beaches in night looking for their eggs and move them to safe places. Once the turtle hatchlings comes out after  45  days,  they are released into sea. 

The cleaning drive was to  make that part of the beach debris free,  where the eggs are relocated so that  the baby turtles can easily paddle through the beach to the sea when they are released. 

It's joyous feel to help the turtle,  but is indeed sad too  to help a creature  that have survived millions of years on it's own. Mindlessness of man have led all seven species of sea turtles critically endangered.