Best Private and Lonely Places to Visit in Chennai with Girlfriend

Last updated on April 23rd, 2020 at 10:03 am

Are you wanted to spend time with your girlfriend? Mostly many couples hang out with Temple, Cinemas, Shopping Spots, and Restaurant. You also part of this same group. Come out from this category; to feel the calm and nature with your loved one. Where can I go to enjoy these places? Absolutely I help you; here list out the best places to visit in Chennai with girlfriend are packed and formed in one city like Chennai. The city has one of the largest cities in India, also it gathered with history and culture.

Why Chennai is a perfect place to hang out?

  • Chennai lies with many coastlines of Bay of Bengal
  • With warm weather offered outdoor places.
  • Amusement parks, Boathouse, and resorts are connected with a coastline.
  • Amazing getaway places of Historical, Heritage, and Arts Village.
  • Remarkable places of Parks and Sanctuaries to feel natural.
  • Nearby Chennai presented with many trendy places.

Here Tourism Chennai handpicked the places to visit in Chennai with girlfriend. Get ready for your ride to explore the travel in Chennai.


1. Marina Beach

The best romantic place which considered also the second largest beach in the world. Enjoy nature with watching sunrise and sunset. Feel the power of your love each other, hand in hand to a long walk with a lovely conversation. The next popular things are having delicious food nearby stalls, hear the musical sound aroused by the wave and enjoy the fun activities on the beaches.

  • Best Time to Visit: Morning 5:00 AM to 9:00 AM and Evening 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
  • Location: Within Chennai City
  • Cost: Shoot balloons: INR 20 for 10 bullets. & Lighthouse: INR 20 for each.

Activities to Do:

  • Old Lighthouse
  • Horse Ride
  • Childhood memories of Fly Kites
  • Shoot balloons
  • Tasty Street Food
  • Long Walk
  • Chilling at the beach

2. Elliot’s Beach

Besant Nagar Beach name changed to Elliot’s Beach. If you look for spending time with your loved one in a private place, this is the perfect spot. This beach has less crowded and no one will disturb it. Interesting places to visit near the beaches are Schmidt Memorial, Annai Velankanni Church, Thiruvanmiyur market, and the Ashtalakshmi Temple.

  • Best Time to Visit: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Besant (14KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Romantic Walk
  • Sightseeing of sunrise and sunset
  • Schmidt Memorial
  • Coffee at Vivekananda Coffee
  • Shopping in Thiruvanmiyur Market
  • Restro Bar

3. Covelong Beach

If your partner love adventure activities and watersports then Covelong beach is a top place to visit in Chennai with girlfriend. Apart from that, you can relax on the beach bed, watching sunrise and sunset, long walk in paradise beach, forts, temples, and crocodile farm.

  • Best Time to Visit: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Location: Kovalam (40KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Walking in the Beach
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Fishing
  • Camping with the Bonfire

Some other important beaches are Thirvanmiyur Beach, Breezy Beach, and Mahabalipuram Beach. The beach has a set package of food stalls, shopping spots, bars, and a long walking on sands. Take your love to the beach is the best places to visit in Chennai with girlfriend; enjoy your moment with the waves by the shore. Beaches are nature’s gift, so spend time with your soul.


4. Kabaleeshwarar Temple

The temple situated in the Mylapore and devoted to Lord Shiva and Karpagambal. Pallavas King constructs the temple in the 7th century CE with the Dravidian style of architecture. Other than that, the temple is famous for its architecture and history. The important feature of this structure is gopuram with 37-meter tall. All believe that, if you pray with pure heart every wish gets soon, so couples have to pray for their strong bond connects to each other.

  • Best Time to Visit: 5:30 AM to 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Activities to Do: Sightseeing of Architectural Style
  • Location: Mylapore Area, Within Chennai City
  • Photography: Allowed

5. Parthasarathy Temple

Parthasarathy Temple situated in Triplicane, devoted to various avatars of Lord Vishnu. The temple built by Pallavas in the 8th-century Dravidian architecture. The temple has dedicated to five forms of Vishnu as Narasimha, Rama (Ramayana), Gajendra Varadaraja, Ranganatha, and Krishna (Bhagavad Gita). Along with this place have Rukmini, Balaraman, Satyaki, Anirudha, and Pradyumna. Behind this temple, an interesting story and history are hidden. Apart from that, you can spend the time to view the architecture of the temple.

  • Best Time to Visit: 5:30 AM – 12:00 PM & 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Activities to Do: Sightseeing of Architectural Style
  • Location: Triplicane, Within Chennai City
  • Photography: Allowed

To extend and connect to Hinduism, here noted the other famous temples are Mahabalipuram Shore Temple, Iskcon Temple, San Thome Basilica, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Vadapalani Andavar Temple, and Kalikambal Temple. In the temple, I assure that couples have to feel the calm and peace because that place filled with full of positive vibration.

Boat House

6. Muttukadu

The backwaters of Muttukadu promise the best places to visit in Chennai with girlfriend. The best thing is to watch the sunset in the center place of the lake, along with evening is the perfect time for boat riding. According to their wish, they can select which type of riding needed. This is a quite promising place with a good atmosphere. The depth of water lies in the middle of 3ft and 6ft. It’s the best place for couples to refresh and feel chill winds of the water.

  • Best Time to Visit: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Location: East Coast Road (31KM from Chennai)


  • Entry Fee – INR 50 Per Head
  • Two-Seater Boat Ride – INR 550
  • 8-Seater Share Boat Ride – INR 120 Per Each(20 Mintue Ride)

Activities to Do:

  • Watching the Sunset
  • Rowing
  • Water Skiing
  • Speed Boat
  • Windsurfing
  • Paddle Boating
  • Bird Watching

7. Pulicat Lake

Lake is quite away from the main city. An important point to note as this place is the second largest brackish water lake in India. Along with backwater the bird Sanctuaries, create more interesting for visitors. On the season time, people can watch the variety of migratory birds, pelicans, and flamingos.

  • Best Time to Visit: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM
  • Location: East Coast Road (54KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Boating
  • Sightseeing Sunset.
  • Watching migratory birds

Natural Parks and Sanctuaries

8. Theosophical Society

Society placed between Adyar River and the coast. Spread over by 100 Acre area and greenery. One of the favorite and comfortable picnic spots for every couple. Live musical and cultural performances have conducted on every weekend; you can watch and participate in that event. Main attraction of this place 400 years old banyan tree. Leave all your strains; refresh your mind in greenery nature. Here you can free from noise and pollution because it’s outer from the city, so one of the best lonely places in Chennai for lovers.

  • Best Time to Visit: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Location: Adyar (13KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Adyar library
  • Green Gardens
  • Long Walk

9. Anna Zoological Park

The park located nearby Thambaram and a garden where lives in different species of animals. In zoo vast space available to walk around to feel the memories of their life; otherwise, book the rickety bicycles to check out the zoo.

  • Best Time to Visit: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Cost: INR 30 – Adults, INR 10 – Kids
  • Photography: Allowed, INR 25 – Camera and INR 150 – Handycam
  • Location: Vandalur (48KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Walk in the Zoo
  • Seeing different Species of Animals

10. Guindy National Park

The park located in the middle of the city. If your girlfriend is a nature lover, then it’s the best outdoor place to hang out each other. Spread over by greenery along with beautiful flora and fauna. Create a memorable memory in your life, and then it’s the right place to walk on lanes and pathways that are surrounded by tree.

  • Best Time to Visit: 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Cost: INR 20 – Adults and INR 5 – Kids
  • Photography: Allowed, INR 20 – Camera and INR 100 – Handycam
  • Location: Guindy (17KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Walk in green path and lanes.
  • Sightseeing of Wild Animals and Birds

Everyone has to love nature, so I won’t stop the natural place around in Chennai. Other wildlife and park places must visit with your journey are Semmozhi Poonga, Broken Bridge, Annie Besant Park, Anna Nagar Tower Park, Madras Crocodile Bank, and Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary. Explore the travel with the nature of God’s gift.

11. Amusement Parks

There are plenty of amusement parks are offered in Chennai. Some of the parks reside with restaurants and resorts. The popular amusements parks are Queens Land, VGP Universal Kingdom, MGM Dizzee World, and Kishkinta. Here, you can enjoy with your soul mate to do different kind of activities like talking, rides, and various fun and adventure games.


  • Queens Land, VGP Universal Kingdom, MGM Dizzee World – INR 550 for Adults and INR 450 for Kids
  • Kishkinta – INR 690 for Adults and INR 490 for Kids

Restaurant for Romantic Dinners

12. Taj Fisherman’s Cove

Taj Fisherman’s Cove is a quite costly restaurant and it’s not suitable for a budget-minded couple. To mark the best impression on your first dating, then fix the date at Taj. There are plenty of options available to select items from the menu. The world-class restaurants serve delicious food on the beach.

  • Cost: INR 4,000 for Couples
  • Location: Akkarai

13. Kipling Cafe

Kipling Cafe is another famous place for its atmosphere and peacefulness. It’s the best lonely place in Chennai for lovers to date a romantic dinner with a couple of drinks. They offer different cuisines of Thai, Continental, and Indian; also we can choose either separate private dining room or outdoors along with rooftop bar. The decoration is another attraction of this place. Here, a couple can spend a lot of time to make the memories and feel the calmness.

  • Cost: INR 1,000 for Couples
  • Location: Akkarai

14. Azzuri Bay

Azzuri Bay is popular and multi-cuisine restaurants in Chennai.  The highlight of the place has a beautiful rooftop view, so couples feel the romantic ambiance. Food tastes admire the people to visit again to the place. A couple spends more time here for their lovely date with lots of conversations. There are many options for vegetarians and non-vegetarians dishes. Couples will fall in love with the place.

  • Cost: INR 1,000 for Couples
  • Location: Adyar

There are plenty of best restaurants available in and around Chennai. Here listed some other places are Shiraz Art Cafe, Dewberry’s, Bella Ciao, Dakshin and Amethyst Café to enjoy the dinner with your girlfriend.

Other Hangout Places

15. Mahabalipuram

Mamallapuram or Mahabalipuram is a famous place for heritage, architectural, history and cultural. Rock-cut cave temples, shore temples, and Five Rathas are the main attraction of the place. Temples are constructed by Pallava Kings in the 7th century. Apart from that, long walks on the Mahabalipuram beach. Mahabalipuram is the best places to visit in Chennai with girlfriend to grasp the beauty of the journey.  So Couples can make their one day plan at Mahabalipuram to explore the holistic experience.

Location: Mallapuram (56KM from Chennai)

Best Time to Visit:

  • Morning – Visit Temples.
  • Afternoon – Adventure Park and Artist’s Village
  • Evening – Boating and Beach.

Activities to Do:

  • Shore Temple
  • Pancha Rathas
  • Mahabalipuram beach
  • Tiger Cave
  • Krishna’s Butterball
  • Seashell Museum
  • Sculpture Museum
  • Ganesha Ratha
  • Light House
  • Arjuna’s Penance
  • Draupadi Ratha
  • Surfing
  • Bicycling Ride
  • Spa Treatments
  • Water Sports

16. Dakshina Chitra

Dakshina located on the East Coast Road and its best place for those who love art and architecture. The house model represents the traditional look of the 19th and 20th centuries. This village mainly built to define the history of Tamil culture to the young generation people. Here couples can like to learn the craft with clay and south Indian art forms mark lots of personal memories.

  • Best Time to Visit: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
  • Cost: INR 100 – Adults, INR 30 – Kids and INR 250 – Foreign Visitors
  • Photography: Allowed
  • Location: East Coast Road (25KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Participate in Craft Sessions
  • Art Form
  • Cultural Performances
  • Play Games

17. Cholamandal Artists Village

The village is the largest artists’ community in India and surrounded over the 10 acres of land. Good collections of art are exhibited in the art gallery. Sculptures designed by artists using bronze, copper, and wood. The attraction of the place is Museum and open-air theater performs their art with plays, dance, and poetry. Apart from that, their sales of the art gallery displayed for the people who wish to buy.

  • Best Time to Visit: 9.30AM to 6.30PM
  • Cost: INR 20 for Adults and INR 5 for Kids
  • Location: Injambakkam (22KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Art Galleries
  • Open Air Theatre
  • Dance Performances
  • Sculptures
  • Museums
  • Handicrafts
  • Sand and Clay Art
  • Photography

18. St. Thomas Mount

The church is close to the International airport and located on the top of the hill. The best thing about the place is to have a delightful food and spend time with your girlfriend. A notable spot of the place is enjoying the beautiful view of the sunset. The private place for couples has a walk up to the staircase while holding hands with a lovely conversation.

  • Activities to Do: Sightseeing of sunset and Long Walk
  • Location: Guindy, Within the Chennai City.

19. Egmore Museum

It started in the year 1851, it is the second oldest museum in India. Another lonely and less crowded place is the Egmore Museum, its heart in the city. Everyone must visit the place to know the history. In the walkable distance, there are plenty of restaurants available and also easy to reach out of the place. The Museum is the best hangout places to visit near Chennai with girlfriend; couples get to know each other. Avoid visiting the place on hot days because AC does not function effectively. Art and Building architecture is another beauty of this place.

  • Location: Egmore, Within the Chennai City.

20. Valuvarkottam

Valluvar Kottam was built to respect the famous Tamil poet and Saint Tiruvalluvar who wrote the famous Thirukkural. It constructed by Kalaignar M.Karunanidhi in the year 1976. The architectural design of Saint Thiruvalluvar built in the height of 39m. Many Handlooms and handicrafts exhibitions and events are hosted in the auditorium it occupies more than 4000 people; this is the largest auditorium in Asia.

  • Best Time to Visit: 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
  • Cost: INR 3 – Adults, INR – 2 Kids
  • Location: Nungambakkam, Within Chennai City.

21. Nettukuppam

Best nature tourist place in Northernmost Part of the city. Many couples visited the place to enjoy the atmosphere. Capture the remarkable pictures around the beach to add memorable memories of their life.

  • Location: Nettukuppam (20KM from Chennai)

Activities to Do:

  • Vantage Point
  • Broken Bridge
  • Sightseeing of Sunrise

22. Malls and Multiplexes

Chennai is also known to the retail capital of India. The malls are started to develop in the year 1990. Popular places are Spencer Plaza, Express Avenue, and Phoenix Market City. Normally everyone has loved to shop, in mall couples can do play fun games; have food at the restaurant, Roam in the mall, Window Shopping and comfort to relax with air-conditioner. If you planned on weekdays, that’s not a bad idea.

Tourism Chennai maximum covered all the popular places to visit in Chennai with girlfriend. Start to discover your journey with your loved one. Mark the date to memorable days.

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