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“family-friendly beach, great even in the evenings”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Besant Nagar Beach

Besant Nagar Beach
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US$68.00*
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Private Half Day Chennai Tour including Sunset at Marina Beach with Dinner
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“family-friendly beach, great even in the evenings”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Went to this beach last night, Saturday evening, with friends. So welcoming and felt very safe, even after sunset. Lots of families with kids, games, rides, food vendors, and nice atmosphere. The beach has some garbage, and i didn't see it well enough, since it was dark, but the water looked/smelled clean. on the road, there are several restaurants and shops--- very convenient. Definitely will go back!

Visited July 2014
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“Go there if you enjoy crowds”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I visited on ta Saturday evening, after sunset. It was crowded with stalls selling everything from fried fish to toys and trinkets, to opportunities to test your skill with a small air-gun. Especially crowded on the weekend. I have known it to be less crowded on weekdays. Go there if you enjoy this kind of urban scene. Nice to see so many people enjoying a weekend evening, but not the place to go to escape the city. Even the line of where the waves break on the beach is crowded with people.

Visited July 2014
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Bengaluru, India
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“Nice n one of best beach in chennai”
Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

I visited this beach after last week's bad experience in marina beach. I found this beach far.. far ..better than marina.
Still lots of scope of improvement specially the shops in beach is really bad. Lots of space and nice atmosphere in beach during morning and evening.
Plan for lunch or dinner near to this beach. Nice eateries near to this place. Donot go in sunny weather .Overall good experience.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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“Can be better maintained.”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

This is a nice beach but one has to bear the filth and stink which prevents spending longer time. Beaches are meant for long quiet hours. Will the authorities step in to clean up?

Visited April 2014
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“Doggy Beach”
Reviewed 29 May 2014

My daughter calls this beach as a doggy beach, dogs are all around the beach. Authorities have to check this menace and need to address this problem . overall a good beach ,

Visited April 2014
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