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Covelong

FACTS & FIGURES

LanguageTamil & English
Best time to visitNovember to Feburary
STD Code044
INTRODUCTION

Need a break from the hustle bustle of the daily life? Wish to be in the lap of nature with the picture perfect combination of the sun, sand and the sea welcome to the dream destination of Covelong. Covelong boasts of being the only five star beach resort in the terrific state of Tamil Nadu.

LOCATION

The charming spot of Covelong is at a distance of forty kilometers from the capital city of Tamil Nadu namely Chennai. The tourists and the travelers throng the quiet village.


TOURISTS ATTRACTIONS

The salubrious village of Covelong is renowned for its fishing activities. In the fishing village the swaying palms and the beautiful beach attract people from across the globe. The environs, ambience, peace, tranquility and the infrastructure at the Covelong beach come together to make it one of the most popular beach resorts on the Coromandel Coast. In the yester years Covelong was the renowned port of the Nawabs of the Carnatic. On digging the past it is revealed that Saadat Ali, Nawab of Carnatic, built the ancient port of Covelong. In the year 1746 Covelong was taken over by the troops of the French General Laboudonnais and in 1752 destroyed by Clive.

For all you adventure seekers the breathtakingly beautiful beach of Covelong has an amazing array of sports activities like windsurfing, swimming and other water sports. The gentle sea and surf add to the charm of Covelong. The beautiful beach of Covelong lies in the lee of an ancient Dutch fort. A few walls of the fort remain in the form of ruins. Thus, besides the beauty of nature, the captivating destination of Covelong is dotted with the historical monuments likes forts, churches, mosques et al. thus the secular nature of the area. In its own way Covelong reveals the history of the state of Tamil Nadu. The ancient Catholic Church is a must visit amongst the many religious monuments at Covelong.


For those of you who feel holidays are for relaxing a cozy sunbath is the best bet. The experience of being in the serene and the pristine environs replenishes the energy and rejuvenates the soul in an incomparable manner.

PLACES AROUND COVELONG

Close to Covelong is the marvelous Mahabalipuram, nineteen kilometers to be precise. On your visit to Mahabalipuram do not miss out on the unique 7th century shore temples. Then there is the Crocodile farm, which is a large, and successful reptile breeding venture that invites you to view the crocodiles from close quarters.



WHERE TO STAY

In terms of accommodations ample options are available at Covelong that suit various budgets. The hotels at Covelong, Chennai as well as Mahabalipuram may suit your needs. The captivating Covelong is well connected and easily accessible. The airport at Chennai at a distance of sixty kilometers caters to the needs of the air transport to Cavelong. Similarly the railhead at Chennai takes care of the tourists traveling to Covelong by train. The excellent road network link Covelong with Chenna and Mahabalipuram well. There are regular bus services from Chennai to Covelong though for more comfort you may even hire taxis. In terms of water transport Covelong may be reached by boat along the seacoast of Madras or Chengalpattu.

The excellent facilities, fun and frolic offered by Covelong make it one of the most sought after tourist destinations in India with the package tour groups doing really well. The Tamil Nadu Tourism Development Corporation plays its part in the promotion of tourism at Covelong by running the renowned resort.

Covelong beckons you for the most Charming and captivating holidays of your life.

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