Mahabalipuram Beach is located at the distance of 58 km south of Chennai, lying at the shore of Bay Of Bengal. This 20 km long beach came into notice only after 20th century. The beach is popular among tourists for indulging in beach activities like sunbathing, diving, wind surfing and motor boating.
It is now a government undertaking to promote beach activities in Mahabalipuram. The beach is thronged by tourists during the months of November and February. Beside the beautiful beach are various monuments, rock-cut temples and Monolithic Rathas.