BEACHES & SHORES
Marina Beach, Chennai
Marina,the longest beach of India, comprises of golden sand, good surf and a shimmering clean blue sea. the 12-km long stretch was made beautiful by Governor Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff in the early 1880's,making it a major tourist attraction of Chennai.
It is located on the eastern side of Chennai, adjoining the Bay of Bengal. the undercurrent being very strong, is very dangerous for bathing or swimming. With its natural sandy beauty and beautiful gardens, the Marina beach is the pride of Chennai. Some of the most beautiful buildings of Chennai such as the University of Madras, Senate-House, Chepauk Palace, Presidency College, P.W.D office and Ice House are located on the beach drive.
There are also facilities of pony rides, that attract the children's interest the most.
Juhu Beach, Mumbai
Beach travelling is pleasant throughout the year in Maharashtra.particularly the city of Mumbai is blessed with many beaches in its vicnity.being one of the largest and frequently visited beaches of India, Juhu beach acts as an attractive tourist option for those visiting from outside.
Juhu is located 18 km from the city, is a major beach site on the shores of the Arabian sea and is one of the posh localities of Mumbai.Though not a very good place to swim,Juhu is an ideal snack joint with various food stalls.The golden sand is studded with various food stalls selling traditional Indian delicacies .It houses many five star hotels as well.
Anjuna beach, Goa
With its fluorescent palm trees and parties,Anjuna beach is one of the most popular beaches of Goa.Located 8 km west of Mapusa, Anjuna attracts a variety of tourists touring the country. taking long walks on the golden sands of the beach and watching the sun going down, is something that any visitor would love to do.
Big parties take place over here from time to time, especially around the Christmas-New Year period. Both the beachfront and village at Anjuna are flooded with good places to eat and drink. The tourist season in Anjuna starts in early November, when most of the long staying regulars show up.