They are not cheap (upwards of Rs.1000) but is well worth the time! It has a group of sanctuaries, which was carved out of rock along the Coromandel coast in the 7th and 8th centuries: rathas (temples in the form of chariots), mandapas (cave sanctuaries), giant open-air rock reliefs such as the famous Descent of the Ganges, and the Shore Temple, with thousands of sculptures to the glory of Shiva.
The Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There is no better way to break the ice and know your date intimately by taking up a challenging task together.
There are a couple of surf schools in Covelong (a short drive from Chennai) that offer short courses for beginners as well as advanced multi-day courses.
In addition, there are coffee shops and ice cream places if you would like to keep it simple on a first date.
The advantage of Besant Nagar is that you can combine a visit to Elliot’s beach with a dinner date or just stroll along the tree-lined avenues. The funny thing is even in secluded streets, you will find security guards sitting outside the gates of the palatial homes they are supposed to be guarding!
Fear not, Chennai is packed with awesome places to go on a date. Fear not, Chennai is packed with awesome places to go on a date. Entry is free and you need to park somewhere outside.
This place is by far the best among all the dating spots in Chennai if you can stay on top of when they keep the park open!
The only disadvantage is that you can never get away from the hawkers selling “sundal” (steamed legumes with Indian spices and coconut).A slightly upmarket crowd compared to Marina beach.Watch out for elderly couples and men looking out to enforce Indian traditions and culture.A couple of hours at Muttukadu can get you hungry before you head out for lunch or dinner. This is the second largest brackish water lake in India and has a bird sanctuary.Get yourself a pair of binoculars if you would like to watch birds!