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Mamalla Beach Resort
Mamalla Beach Resort
Address: 108, Kovalam Road, Mahabalipuram
Location: Tamil Nadu
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel

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Indeco Hotels Mahabalipuram
Address:Shore Temple Rd, Mahabalipuram,
Location: Tamil Nadu
Property Type: Business And Leisure Hotel

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About Mahabalipuram Beach

Mahabalipuram, also known, as "Mamallapuram" is located 58-km, south of Chennai, nestling on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, offers many breath-taking monuments with Sculptural Panels, Caves, Monolithic Rathas (chariots) and Temples.

The spectacular beach of Mahabalipuram attracts thousands of tourists all through the year. While at the beach you may sun bathe, relax and unwind yourself. At the same time you may explore the magnificent monuments besides the beautiful beaches. The dreamy rock cut art is an amazingly extravaganza. For the more ecclesiastical tourists there are the temples besides the shores, rathas, Arjuna's penance that are exclusive to the region. A crocodile bank, snake venom extracting centre, schools of art and sculpture and a wide spectrum of resorts along the beach entice holiday-seekers all round the year.

Mahabalipuram may be easily reached. Mahabalipuram is well linked through air, rail and road networks. The nearest airport of Chennai connects Mahabalipuram with the other main cities of India and the world through frequent air flights and trains. In terms of the road transport buses knit the terrestrial network Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai et al ply to Mahabalipuram


The climate of Mahabalipuram remains hot and sultry all through the year with a maximum temperature of 35°C and a minimum of 19°C. The most enjoyable time to visit this place is during October to March. One is advised to avoid visiting this place in the monsoon season and also Places to Visit in Mahabalipuram Most Popular Beaches Tours to India


Celebration of the Southern legacy begins from January to February there is a month-long Mamallapuram Dance Festival. Dances from all over India are staged here including Bharatha Natyam (Tamil Nadu), Kathakali (Kerala), Kuchipudi (Andhra Pradesh) as well as tribal dances, puppet shows and classical / traditional music.


» Aerial communication : Chennai (58-km) has the nearest airport with both domestic and international terminus. Chennai is connected with all the important places in India through the numerous domestic flights. International flights operate from various parts of the world to Chennai.

» Rail links : The nearest railway stations are Chengalpattu (29-km) and Chennai (58-km). From these stations one has to take the terrestrial route to reach Mahabalipuram.

» Road links : There are buses available from Pondicherry, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai to Mahabalipuram regularly. The road to Mahabalipuram is well connected to other major roads. Tourists can also hire a taxi from Chennai to reach Mahabalipuram.

Accommodation options

Various types of accommodation options, from economy to luxury, are available in Mahabalipuram. The best option is to check into one of the several beach resorts Mahabalipuram encompassing the town. However, it is necessary to have prior reservation in most of the cases. Mahabalipuram Resorts provide excellent accommodation options for the tourists.