40 km from Chennai
Covelong Beach is one of the finest beaches on the coast of Coromandel. It is located at a distance of 40 km from Chennai. The beach is situated amidst picturesque locales and serves as the perfect retreat, away from the hum drum of the city life. Covelong is a small hamlet which presents an ideal blend of sun, sand and sea. This has made the beach a sought after tourist destination in every season. It is flanked by beautiful palm trees and white sands.Moreover, a lot of fishing activity also takes place on the Covelong Beach, which is a treat for the eyes in such a serene setting. As per the historical background of the place, it was once the port of the Nawabs of the Carnatic. It is said that Saadat Ali, Nawab of Carnatic, built the ancient port of Covelong. However, with fast pacing developmental activities, the Covelong Beach has become a top beach resort in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is specially a must visit site for all the adventure seekers, who love to stay on roll. The beach provides a plethora of water sport activities, like wind surfing, swimming, etc. Apart from this, there is an ancient fort in the vicinity of Covelong Beach, which serves as a memoir of the yester years. To enrich your travel experience further, it is dotted with other historical monuments like churches and mosques. The ancient Catholic Church is a must visit place on the beach.