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Mahabalipuram Beach

Location of Mahabalipuram Beach :
Mahabalipuram Beach lies on the shores of the Bay of Bengal in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is located at the distance of 58 km south of Chennai. The beautiful beach of Mahabalipuram is 20 km long. The ideal time to plan out holidays on the beach of Mahabalipuram is between the month of October to March.

Climate :
The climate of the Mahabalipuram remains hot throughout the year. Summers are hot with the maximum temperature of 36°C and the minimum temperature of 21°C. Even in the winter, the temperature does not fall much. The maximum temperature in winters is 30°C and the minimum temperature is 19.8°C . Avoid visiting the beach during the monsoon period.

Mahabalipuram BeachHistory of the Mahabalipuram Beach :
Although the Mahabalipuram is quite famous for the shore temple and the cave temples built during the period of the Pallava Kings. But the beaches in this area came in recognition mainly after the 20th century. From than the ancient land of Mahabalipuram started converting into the famous beach spot for the tourists. Government has been constantly promoting tourism in this region. The beaches in this area provide the excellent gateway from the hustle and bustle of the city life.

Adventure activities :
The most exciting adventure activity, which the tourists can enjoy on the beach of the Mahabalipuram sea cruise. Watching the ball of the fire sun during the sunset and sunrise on the cruise is quite mesmerizing. It is the best way to enjoy the beauty of the surrounding areas. You also have the option to choose from the variety of cruises. The sea cruise at the Mahabalipuram Beach not only gives you the royal treatment but also provides you immense enjoyment. Apart from cruising you can also enjoy surfing and sunbathing at the Mahabalipuram Beach. Tourists also have the opportunity to indulge themselves in the local sightseeing. You can converse with local inhabitants and know about their culture and traditions. The beach also gives you the excellent opportunity for fishing and angling in its water. With the span of time Mahabalipuram Beach has become the famous picnic spot among the tourist. Old man are seen here practicing yoga, you may also spot children here playing various outdoor games. It is the lovely destination for the couples you like to spend holidays at the beach.

Attractions around Mahabalipuram Beach :
On the vacations tour to the Mahabalipuram Beach tourists can visit the famous Tiger's cave which lies at the distance of 4km from the beach. It is actually an open theatre where the programs related to the culture and tradition of the Tamil Nadu are shown. Other than that you can also make the visit to the visit to the crocodile breeding center which is 14 kms away from the beach. The center is famous as the home to 500 crocodiles of 6 different species. One more famous attractions around the beach is Muttukadu, where the Tamil Nadu development Cooperation has the boathouse.

Fairs and Festivals :
Tourists can also grab the golden opportunity to enjoy the festival of Pongal, if they plan to visit the place in the month of January. You can witness the people offering prayers to the Sun God and rain God on this day. It is mainly the harvest festival, when the harvest is over, people thanks God, earth and their cattle's. You can also be the part of the Mahabalipuram Dance festival in which the artists from all parts participate.

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