About Marina Beach
Marina Beach, the longest beach with shining sand and fine peel of blue sea, is among the most spectacular beaches in India and 3 km away from Chennai city central. It is said to be the longest beach in India and one of the second longest beaches in the World, extenting upto a length of 13km starting from St. George Fort to Mahabalipuram.
Sun rise and sun set is the most fascinating view of this beach and the palm trees of the shore will invite you for the slow and relaxed walk. But Bathing and swimming could be a hazard and legally prohibited because of the underflow of the sea existence is high.
However, Marina is one of the most crowded beaches in India and magnetize about 30,000 - 50,000 visitors during the weekend.In summer seasons, 15,000 - 20,000 people has been visiting Marina beach daily. We can see the Lighthouse and Anna Memorial from the beach, and the main nearby places are Jayalalitha Memorial, MGR Memorial, Napier Paalam. so, Marina Beach comes first in the Chennai City Tour Packages.