Thiruvanmiyur Beach


Located near Thiruvanmiyur in Chennai, Thiruvanmiyur beach is one of the lonely and quiet beaches in the city. It’s ideal for a morning walk. On the beach, you can catch a sightseen of the sunrise; it was a magical experience. There are a few small shops and food stalls that serve delicious local breakfast outings. The beach is often visited by nature enthusiasts, romantic couples or seeks for lonely places.

Another attractive aspect of Thiruvanmiyur beach is its cleanliness. Local clergy groups are involved in cleaning up the coast, and many international coastal cleanup projects are taking place here. Trees have been planted along the entire length of the beach, and there are comfortable seating arrangements.

The residential area around this beach is mainly occupied by young professionals working in IT / ITES industries (the area is thriving) and the beach has become a hot spot for them. It is less polluting and environmentally friendly. For those looking for a place to relax this quiet, cool and breezy spot, this beach is the best place in Chennai.

During the Olive Ridley nesting season, many turtles come to the coastline at Thiruvanmiyur beach and lay eggs. There is a student marine turtle conservation network to protect endangered species of turtles.

Most of the time, the beach is very empty, so it is a great place to cool off and relax. A friendly vibe greets you in Thiruvanmiyur, and you will enjoy some time amidst joggers and runners and families in this peaceful sand. The best time to visit is in the evening when the weather is cool and you can enjoy the sea breeze.

The famous Marundeeswarar Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, near the Thiruvanmiyur beach. You can also visit the world-famous Gala Cluster; the institute was the brainchild of Rukmini Devi Arundale, which is dedicated to the preservation, teaching, and development of Indian culture, heritage, dance, and art forms.

Best time to Visit Beach

  • Early Moring and Late Evening

How to Reach Beach

Location: Thiruvanmiyur

Mode Transport: Bus

Distance: 29 KM